LOS ANGELES, September 22 (WNN) — The three judges in the new singing competition are Grimes, Nick Lachey and Will.Im. alter ego, premiering Wednesday, shows the show’s technology uplifted the humanity of the contestants. In a singing competition, contestants perform as a computer-generated embodiment of their own design.
“It’s your sentiment, conform,” said will.i.am on the Television Critics Association Zoom panel. “It’s like your passion, tailored.”
Contestants design their avatars, which include flamboyant hair and costumes, and even wings, in one case. They perform wearing a facial capture headgear that transforms them into an avatar to be seen by the judges.
Grimes, 33, who released her debut album in 2010, said the popularity of video games has made it easier for viewers to interact with avatars.
“It’s taking this massive movement to the next level of what’s already happening,” Grimes said of the show.
Lachey said that he was skeptical of singing Avatars, but was impressed by the way Avatars captured the emotions of the contestants. 47-year-old Lachey said alter ego Will show as many tears as the competition shows American Idol.
“There is such humanity in spite of all the brain technology,” Lachey said. “If the alter ego is crying, you see it. The alter ego is literally tearing up the face.”
Will.i.am said that he too was impressed by the humanity beneath the avatars.
will.i.am said, “To come out from all these different angles is just humanity chanting to you.” “It is the bridge between ultra-animated, ultra-technology, humanity, colorful, radiant energy [and] Love.”
The show’s fourth judge is Alanis Morissette, who was not part of the TCA panel. Rocsi Diaz Host alter ego.
Will.i.am, 46, is a founding member of the Black Eyed Peas, solo artist and producer. Will.i.am said that all musical artists adopt a personality when performing, so alter ego Allows artists to take on personalities that would not be possible with wardrobe and makeup.
“It goes beyond makeup,” said will.i.am. “It goes beyond a hat and glasses. It goes beyond tailored suits that fit you perfectly.”
Grimes recently presented a digital avatar for a profile in The Face magazine. She said she relates to the pressure on singers’ appearance as she was criticized for not wearing makeup in her early performances.
“I slowly began to feel this pressure to be physically beautiful,” Grimes said. “I feel [Alter Ego] can really democratize the music industry and make it less about the people who look the part.”
Grimes said she also struggles to be the face of her music, saying she wants to support alter egoTechniques that allow people to express themselves without being in the limelight.
“This show represents a future in music where there is so much potential for different types of minds,” Grimes said. “We don’t have to be super confident, always good on camera, always happy to perform without any worries.”
Still Grimes said alter ego Artists became more interesting to him once he saw his true forms. The “Oblivion” singer said that many contestants were hiding qualities they should have always embodied under their avatars.
“The things that made that person think they might not be an artist really made them a more unique artist,” Grimes said. “I think it was a really beautiful thing.”
Lachey sang with the boy band 98 Degrees before becoming a solo artist. He participated in another Fox singing show, masked singerIn which artists hide their identity.
masked singer Celebrity contestants are shown in elaborate costumes to fool the judges. Lachey said he saw alter ego Contestants break free in their singing, the way they felt free singing as piglets masked singer.
“You’ll probably do things, try things, experiment with things as Piglet that you wouldn’t as Nick Lachey,” Lachey said. “Stepping into an alter ego gave him a chance to feel really free, and let his true talent shine through.”
Will.i.am said that he became a songwriter for other artists so that he could personify different characters. Was alter ego When the technology existed when the Black Eyed Peas was formed in 1995, he said, the three founding members would have created additional personalities.
will.i.am said, “As many different versions of people as you can be, more feminine, more masculine.” “This is the ultimate freedom, this technology.”
alter ego Moving On airs Wednesdays and Thursdays at 9 p.m. EDT and Wednesdays at 9 p.m. on Fox.