In fact, Nashville, Tenn., vocal expert Renee Grant-Williams claims American Idol is the Super Bowl for teen singers and Cowell is like a football coach.
Grant-Williams says AI is for the kids who didnt play sports in school because they were busy practicing or playing in the marching band.
Cowell, she says, is similar to a pro coach in the way that hes tough but expects hard work, professionalism, and realism.
Thats why Grant-Williams believes American Idol should be required viewing for anyone wanting to become a professional singer.
She says, Young singers can get a sense of what real- world professionals are looking for and what the American public responds to.
She should know: Shes coached the likes of the Dixie Chicks, Christina Aguilera and Faith Hill.
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