Update: American Idol producers have issued a statement regarding Auto-Tuning, “”We have never, nor would we ever, use Auto-Tuning during the American Idol competition, ”
The Simon Cowell X Factor Auto-tune scandal deepens:
Deadline London reports that an anonymous source is claiming that Susan Boyle’s famous audition, singing “I Dreamed a Dream” from Simon’s Cowell’s Britain’s Got Talent was digitally tweaked:
Susan Boyle’s famous audition for Britain’s Got Talent was digitally tweaked, according to a show insider. The Evening Standard quotes an anonymous source saying that the show’s production team — which is the same as The X Factor — smoothed out the Scottish singer’s voice in post-production.
X Factor co-producers, Talkback Thames “is refusing to confirm or deny whether Britain’s Got Talent‘s most famous contestant, Susan Boyle, had her audition helped by Auto-Tune.”
Wow, that audition put Boyle on the map. If it can be proven that it was enhanced, all hell will break loose.
Source: Deadline London