Quote Originally Posted by batwister View Post
Yes, but isn't that because pop stars are judged for 'the whole package'? If it was a straight singing competition, the final decision would be much more difficult. We judge everyone in the performing arts today, firstly, on their personality, like dates - because we might have to get used to seeing them a lot! It's not quite like that in photography.
Of course they are judged that way, and many of them are human dog whistles and/or screech owls.

The point I was trying to make is that in any endeavor there are many who are called and few who are chosen. Not everyone gets to sing at the Met; someone has to sing on the cruise ship.