Idol's Asian Disciples

Anwar, Noor; Salerno, Stephen
June 2008
Forbes Asia;6/30/2008, Vol. 4 Issue 12, p64
The article highlights the impact of the "American Idol," tv show in Asia. The author stated judges of the Idolmania shows in Asia have embraced Simon Cowell's abrasive style. He added that "Indian Idol," judge Anu Malik is following Cowell's style of interrupting other judges while they are rating contestants. Moreover, William Hung, who auditioned for the third season of American Idol has became famous after giving his off-key performance of Ricky Martin's "She Bangs."


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