in a pop style is probably the most recognised style
of singing today.
It's easier to learn than styles such as jazz, opera
and musical theatre.
However you only have to watch TV programmes like
American Idol and ITV's X Factor to realise that many
untrained singers think that they can sing and try
to sound like their favourite pop star.
of course is part of the appeal for these reality
TV shows where they have even been known to win television
awards in the "comedy" section.
to some of these horrific individuals trying to catch
the judge's attention by either dressing weird or
trying to perform crazy dance routines while they
sing is my favourite part of the show.
quite sure these people hear their chosen artistes
voice in their head while they are singing and I often
wonder if they've ever recorded themselves and hear
what the rest of us hear. I don't unerstand why they
don't get singing lessons and learn to sing properly
instad of using gimmicks to try to make them successful.
find it amazing that the contestants who say "I
am the next idol" and boast about how good they
are, end up being the contestants who are laughed
at, while the contestants who come across more modest
and down to earth are the ones with really good voices.
young singers ambition is to be a pop star with all
the glamour and glitz that goes with it. However few
realise the work and dedication it takes not to mention
a great deal of luck to get to the top of their career.
singing in a pop style is easier than other styles
but no matter what styles of singing you decide to
pursue, the basics are all the same. You need more
than a few singing tips from other singers to learn
how to sing well.
still have to learn to sing in tune, breathe correctly,
pronounce vowels correctly and use vowel placement
as a means to project the voice.
All in all it's the people who realise this early
and learn proper technique that eventually leave the
is more information on this subject in The
Singing Tutor program.