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The Slow Death of the Live Show

If you couldn’t tell from everything else on this blog, I love Reality Singing Competitions because I enjoy finding new artists to follow and hopefully see live. My favorite part of each show is the live rounds, for three reasons:

  1. Limited editing means I get a feel for how each artist would fare in concert
  2. New performances from each contestant every week means I have time to get invested in my favorites
  3. I get music to listen to from my favorites while I wait for a full album

Lately, however, American Idol, The Voice, The X Factor, and the Got Talent franchise have been gradually weakening my interest by cutting back on the number of live shows.

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The Last Perfect Winning Moment on Reality Competition TV

Ever since The Voice season 15 ended and I watched the winning moment out of curiosity, I’ve been thinking about winning moments on these shows. And frankly, it’s been a long time since we’ve had a perfect one. And that was in 2008, when David Cook won American Idol.

Why is it perfect? Several reasons.