Charlie Walk Says ‘The Four’ Is A Show For Artists Not Singers
We, (and everyone else), had a hard time wrapping our minds around The Four: Battle for Stardom. Not only because of its format and all the screaming from Diddy and DJ Khaled being DJ Khaled. They kept saying that the show was going to be different but in many ways it sort of feels the same. Charlie Walk says the difference is what they are looking for, not great singers but artists.
But what does that mean? It’s intangible. As Charlie recently said,
“It’s an artist’s competition, not a singing competition. They’re artists. They were born that way. They compete at the highest level.”
The Supreme Court once said that couldn’t define pornography but they knew it when they saw it. It’s sort of the same thing with an artist or potential superstar. There are a lot of great singers out there but that isn’t what Charlie and the gang are interested in. They are looking for someone with that certain special something that is hard to define. But the show’s format makes it difficult because no one stays on there that long for you to know if they could be a star or if you do think that they get eliminated.
Case in point, Lex Lu who was booted off last week. She was fantastic and I could totally see her being a superstar but the audience voted her off because they liked the idea of Dionne Warwick’s granddaughter Cheyenne Elliot getting the spot. Not that Cheyenne isn’t great, but I have to say that I agree with Zhavia that Lex Lu was something special. We’ll see if as the weeks go on we get any clearer idea of what Charlie is talking about.