What's more important? Image or talent?

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  1. Syrusv37 profile image82
    Syrusv37posted 13 years ago

    What's more important? Image or talent?

    It seems like the music artists today focus more on their image than their music. For me I believe someone with musical talent should be appreciated more than the female pop star singer with little clothing. Do you believe a music artist's image (like Justin Bieber's or Lady Gaga's) is more important, or do you believe artists should be noticed more for their ability to produce beautiful, authentic music?

  2. nightwork4 profile image59
    nightwork4posted 13 years ago

    i'd like to say talent but if you look at todays stars it seems image is everything. lady gaga is a prime example of this, so is bieber, katie parry etc.

  3. m920621m profile image68
    m920621mposted 13 years ago

    It depends on what those music stars seek. If your goal is popularity, fame, money etc. then to have a unique image of oneself is neccesary. Talent nowadays doesn't give you much popularity, since people are eager to see sexy bodies or stars getting involved in various scandals instead of quality music. So for most music stars extravagant appearance or contravercial behaviour is the only way to get known by the masses.

  4. bcatgray profile image60
    bcatgrayposted 13 years ago

    Sex sells! So the record industry uses it to the fullest! Even if you have absolutely no talent, they can create that for you in the studio with the newest electronics. You just need to have "the look."

  5. IN2Deep profile image67
    IN2Deepposted 13 years ago

    Well,I would like to say Talent-But I think we all learn over time that people judge what they see "Image" . Kind of sad to think you do not have to be smart,wise or talented to get noticed--as long as your attractive and have an eye-catching image..but if you look around you--some of the most unattractive people and things  around you 'nature' are more talented and beautiful then the eyes can see--I say its all in the Heart and mind..EVERYONE AND EVERYTHING IS BEAUTIFUL and have some kind of talent--some can just display it better than others..

  6. Wonder Referrals profile image41
    Wonder Referralsposted 13 years ago

    The music industry today looks more at the recording artist sex appeal or image rather
    than their vocal talents.

    The only recording artists that survive
    the long haul in the music industry are
    the recording artist with the vocal talent.
    Those are vocal recording artists that don't have to take their clothes off to sing.

  7. drbj profile image77
    drbjposted 13 years ago

    I think Talent gets you noticed. Image gets you remembered. Especially when sex-flavored!

  8. cpvr profile image61
    cpvrposted 13 years ago

    I'd go with talent - but most people go with the image - either because they like bad people, or they like pop-singers that start a trend.

    Good music always sells, so its talent.

  9. spookyfox profile image60
    spookyfoxposted 13 years ago

    None. Imagination, courage, and lots of hard work.

  10. Forever_Jem profile image59
    Forever_Jemposted 13 years ago

    i say both to play devils advacet. not all people just want to listen to the musical talent that is played they also want see a performance.

  11. PickyTrims profile image61
    PickyTrimsposted 13 years ago

    I would say talent more than anything else.

  12. Lashundra Easton profile image61
    Lashundra Eastonposted 13 years ago

    Image and Talent but, in today world of music.

  13. profile image53
    mazimmmbopposted 13 years ago

    People in Hollywood right now are focusing more on image then actually putting quality music out there for their fans. Personally, i think its more about the talent, because after all isnt that what gets you fans?

  14. Ancillotti profile image61
    Ancillottiposted 13 years ago

    As much as the media focus more on image than on the talent of the artist, who gets the time and will be remembered after years is his talent.

  15. JT Walters profile image72
    JT Waltersposted 12 years ago

    Talent is far more importnat than Pr.  PR can always be changed.

  16. profile image0
    HERBERT ubaldoposted 12 years ago

    Talent first over image, if you have the look and no talent no good, if you have no image but with talent, you are in..

  17. Hubpage Gal profile image58
    Hubpage Galposted 12 years ago

    Talent is more important because that is the basics for any performance.  Image can change but if talent is prevalent, that would insure that the artist have longevity and a multitude of fans.

  18. Dawit T profile image61
    Dawit Tposted 12 years ago

    Of course it should be focused on talent. But if female artists display them self with little clothing, it will get more money. It's almost like selling music through prostitution sometimes. There's a artist called Ronald Jenkees. He is talented, and I believe that it there should be more focus on people like them, because music is supposed to  be focused on music, and not lingerie.


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