Now What? Life After Reality TV Singing Shows


Cas Haley

Blake Lewis


American Idol, America's Got Talent, The Voice... Singing competitions aren't new but their popularity and permanence don't seem to be fading anytime soon. Originally hailed as a way to break and develop undiscovered talent, the reality is most contestants leave before making a mark and many who do make the cut end up without any support or guidance from the shows or labels involved upon their exit. Find out how to prepare for what happens before, during and after the cameras are rolling.

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Primary Entry: Music Badge, Platinum Badge, Artist Wristband
Secondary Entry: Film Badge, Interactive Badge
Format: Panel
Event Type: Session
Level: Intermediate