This Article is About
american audiences
american audience
Simon Cowell To Launch World's Greatest DJ Talent Show
Join 1000's of Authors at StreetArticles Today!

Simon Cowell to Launch World\'s Greatest DJ Talent Show

Mr. Cowell is one busy man with multiple successful shows. American Idol and the X-Factor are apparently not enough for the business-savvy Simon as the rise of the DJ industry in recent years has caught enough attention for his production company to create yet another "original format" for the ultimate DJ talent show. The program has been in the works for over a year and surprisingly partnered with Jada Pinkett-Smith's husband's production company Overbrook Entertainment.

Star Power

Simon has certainly made the right decision for bringing Jada Pinkett-Smith aboard to star on the show and behind the scenes with Mr. Will Smith's production company. Sony Pictures Television is also a part of the show and this will combine to form a potentially successful global project as the emphasis is the "World's Best DJ." What is yet to be announced is whether or not auditions will be held in international locations to truly capture the world's greatest talent search for the ultimate DJ. The musical history of the two partners with Simon Cowell is sure to dazzle the audience worldwide, but it also raises an issue of popularity among the diverse American audiences.

Rock, Country, Hip Hop..and ...Techno?

How will the American audience respond to a new primetime show geared towards the masterful skills of the turn-table pros? The music usually associated with DJs is techno focused, not falling into any of the mainstream categories like Rock, Pop, Country, Rap, or Hip Hop; unless it is the use of the songs from these genres. The point is the audience may drastically be affected by this narrow selection of the type of music. A younger crowd is guaranteed as club music rules the underground, or the music world not relying on the airwaves for promotion.

Mixing Those Chops

In order to reach the 30 million viewers and not bomb in the first few shows really means that DJs will have to mix those chops - rather, they'll have to remix classic and modern songs for their minute and half or two minute show.

They'll get maybe one song or slices of multiple songs to ensure the entire audience can relate to the expertise in adding and mixing their personal touches to music already produced and on the airwaves. Music we know the words to, because if not, the audience will dwindle rapidly.

Best of All

Simon is quoted as saying he won't be a judge on the new DJ talent show, now this just might be the kicker that has audiences tuned in, just to see if it can succeed without the masterful "chops" Simon regularly dishes out in every show he judges.


Street Talk

No comments present
You May Also Like
What Happens After the War on Terror?
It’s said that one of the most difficult and dangerous places in the world to be a woman is Afghanistan and a cursory reading of the facts and figures relating to that country show why. Despite a Constitution which guarantees equality between the sexes, entrenched cultural attitudes and practices relegate…
By: Deborah3 in  News and Society  >  International   Apr 13, 2012  
0
  Likes: 0

Access Facebook In Vietnam 2011
Ah, the end of the day and you are home from work and looking for some entertainment or a nice chat with one of your friends on Facebook. You fire up the laptop or iPad and login to Facebook. But, wait a minute! There’s a message saying it is now…
By: Rodders Gillam in  News and Society  >  International   Jun 29, 2011  
0
  Likes: 0

Humanity - Does Humanity Actually Exist Any More?
Most of us who use the internet come from civilized countries. Countries that generally allow us to speak our minds and write what we think. This is called democracy. Sadly, there is a major portion of our planet where people live who are not allowed to have a voice, they…
By: Sam G Morton  in  News and Society  >  International   May 30, 2012  
2
  Likes: 0

What Tools You Need to Use Facebook In Vietnam
I've got a couple of thoughts on how to use Facebook in Vietnam. I don't actually live there, but I have visited a few times over the past years. The interesting thing is that I live in China, who's Internet censorship policies are much more stringent than those of Vietnam.…
By: Rodders Gillam in  News and Society  >  International   Aug 22, 2011  
0
  Likes: 0

What Does The US Downgrade From AAA to AA+ Mean to Average Americans
What does a US downgrade really mean to average Joes? Only one thing is evident though, that we could be faced with higher taxes as well as higher interest rates on mortgages, credit cards, loans, etc. I hate to say that a lot of people are already hurting but this…
By: Viora Mayobo in  News and Society  >  International   Aug 08, 2011  
0
  Likes: 1

Enjoy Easter Treats With Pavtube Bytecopy Giveaway
Description: With this free yet professional Blu-ray/DVD backing up tool, you could easily create the best memories for Easter Day and share with friends and family members Pavtube Studio is giving away free software to its customers to create and store memorable moments about the coming Easter Day. On April…
By: rona93369 in  News and Society  >  International   Apr 19, 2014  
0
  Likes: 0

How Can I Prepare for 2012?: Basics
How can I prepare for 2012? There are many ways. When the phrase comes up most people think, as people always will, of money. They think money will simply answer all their problems. Naiveté in its most extreme form. Has anyone considered hyperinflation? Has anyone thought that food and other…
By: Doomsdayrealist in  News and Society  >  International   Jan 17, 2012  
0
  Likes: 2

Arab League May Suspend Syria If Conditions Are Not Met
Syria escaped being suspended from the Arab League but only by a narrow margin, according to reports. Arab foreign ministers met in an emergency meeting in the League's headquarters in Cairo, Egypt to discuss the continuing crisis in Syria related to the bloody and ruthless crackdown by President Bashar al…
By: amie nogrady in  News and Society  >  International   Oct 17, 2011  
0
  Likes: 0

The Hospitality Of Newfoundlanders
Among all the bad news that you see on t.v. and the newspapers, once in a while a story filled with kindness, and genuine hospitality gives you hope for humanity. The irony of this story is that it sprung from a story of great tragedy and human suffering. On 9-11-01…
By: ALAN YAMAUCHI in  News and Society  >  International   Jul 25, 2011  
0
  Likes: 0

Osama Bin Laden Dead But His Ghost Will Haunt Our Lives And Businesses For Decades
The headlines scream "Osama Bin Laden Dead!" Yes he is. He leaves us a legacy of dread and over caution, however. In many ways, he won the battle: Airport security is so tight and personal that many people would rather take the train. It looks like even trains won't be…
By: Octavien in  News and Society  >  International   May 08, 2011  
0
  Likes: 0

Watching Hulu From Outside the Usa Possible With A Vpn Service Provider
One of the pleasures of online viewing is being able to watch video on demand when you want to sit down, relax and enjoy an hour or two of a favorite TV show or movie through a service like Hulu. It’s so simple to use, just click on the movie…
By: Rodders Gillam in  News and Society  >  International   Apr 19, 2011  
0
  Likes: 0

How Do I Access Facebook In China
China and Facebook haven't gotten along from the beginning. "How do I access Facebook in China?" is something that we've been asking ourselves here since 2009 when Facebook was first blocked. China wants control, and Facebook is about going with the flow. If you and your friends want to talk…
By: Rodders Gillam in  News and Society  >  International   Jun 07, 2011  
0
  Likes: 0

Egypt, Twitter, And How it Affects Your Vpn In China
I'll admit that I don't know much about what happened in Egypt with the "Twitter Revolution". But I do know that it's caught the attention of the Chinese government and they've accordingly stepped up internet restrictions. This has affected many vpn companies and users of their vpn's in China. In…
By: Rodders Gillam in  News and Society  >  International   Mar 20, 2011  
0
  Likes: 1

The Significance Of UK Finance News And UK Technology News
If you are interested to enter the business world in the UK, it is very important to load your knowledge in UK finance news. Finance news primarily encompasses various aspects like the stock market, the performance of various companies, the stocks as well as the strength of the currencies all…
By: John Kelly2 in  News and Society  >  International   Mar 06, 2014  
0
  Likes: 0

Access Facebook In China Update June 2011
This situation with Facebook in China seems to be changing constantly, and since March of this year, which sites are blocked, which VPN's you can use to unblock them, and the future of the Internet in China is a bit unstable. For those who are looking to access Facebook in…
By: Rodders Gillam in  News and Society  >  International   Jun 16, 2011  
0
  Likes: 0

Article Views: 930    Report this Article