We live in the lap of technology where technology has taken over all the traditional forms of fame. Social media and mobile technologies have made the road to fame shorter and easier. Musicians and other talents get recognized through the platform of technology to attain recognition and fame.
EXAMPLES OF SOME SELF-MADE STARS
For example, when music industry executives did not recognise the talent of Arjun Singh, Katy Perry, Lana Del etc, they used online video platforms for launching their own selves and make a name for themselves. Michelle Phan became the foremost pioneer of makeup industry who used YouTube for making makeup tutorials.
There are various technological advancements which have happened to make the world come closer than ever and set the world on the stage itself.
APPLICATIONS THAT HELP IN DISCOVERING TALENT
YouTube has become one of the leading platforms for showcasing raw talent. It has become a worldwide platform which allows the users to make professional and polished videos for getting noticed. Along with this, there are other applications which allow the users to work with agencies, agents, publishers and even major record labels for helping them become famous.
The apps help in fetching new and fresh talents from all around the world and give them a platform to shine. There are even applications which allow the karaoke to link automatically to the sound recording which allows the user to sing even more professionally with added chords.
Applications like Freelancer help users get employed and become famous by landing up major gigs. On YouTube type apps, users can also upload a series of their acting talents which, when goes viral, help them in landing meaty roles in Television and Film industry.
THE GRADUAL SHIFT
Today, fans no longer buy records or CDs of their favourite singers, they simply listen o them online and connect with the stars via live video streaming. Social media technology has become as much a rage as possible.
Now, more than ever, technology has paved a way for the budding talents of performers, singers, and actors etc to showcase their talent and take charge of the direction of their career. With a single share, people get famous.
Instagram and Facebook have taken away the control from the major industry sectors and provided the power in the hands of common people for making or breaking up someone’s career. The performers now can use technology for marketing their talent and getting famous instead of relying on some other party.
Technology keeps on advancing and with that, increases the chance of getting noticed and getting famous.