• Idol is Back! The Excitement in the Search for Indonesian Idols

    16 Sept 2019, 18:04 WIB
    • Not only entering the new season, Indonesian Idol X also has some differences from the previous season


    JAKARTA - An event to search for talent in the field of singing, Indonesian Idol was held again this year. After successfully launched new musicians in the previous season, RCTI and Fremantle presented Indonesian Idol X and something new, as well as tougher competition.

    Not only entering the new season, Indonesian Idol X also has some differences from the previous season. Starts from the formation of the jury, which filled by famous figures in Indonesia, and the quality of participants who have shifted their own trends in the music industry.

    The following are a series of facts about Indonesian Idol X as summarized by iNews.id, Monday (09/16/2019).

    1. Different Jury Formations

    Unlike the judges' formation in the previous season, namely Maia Estianty, Ari Lasso, Armand Maulana, Judika, and Bunga Citra Lestari (BCL). This year it is a little different, namely the position of Armand Maulana, who was replaced by Anang Hermansyah. Anang was chosen as a jury. It was like the 'come back' of Ashanty's husband, who once juried Indonesian Idol in season 4-8.

    1. Different Quality of Contestants

    As a singer returned as a judge, BCL said, this year, the quality of the contestants had a significant difference. They not only look attractive or have a sweet voice but also have a complete package to become a star.

    “This year, there are many contestants who are unique. They have a complete package that comes not only with a good or commercial voice, but both. This year, we have a number of commercial looks, vocal characters, and strong techniques. This is an improvement from the previous season,” said BCL at a press conference in the Kebon Jeruk area, West Jakarta, Monday (09/16/2019).

    1. Strict Competition

    Just like what BCL said, this year's audition is full of surprises with contestants who have the complete package of becoming singers. According to Ari Lasso, Indonesian Idol X will be increasingly tougher in competition.

    “I guarantee this season the competition is very hard, harder than the previous season. Because there are many good ones, and we need an element of surprise beyond our expectations,” Ari Lasso said.

    1. Guided by Two Same Hosts

    Another case with a slightly different jury formation, in Indonesian Idol X, is guided by a host who has been together with Indonesian Idol for 10 (ten) years, namely Daniel Mananta and Sere Kalina.

    1. Aired on October 7, 2019

    After going through the audition process in 20 cities in the country, Indonesian Idol X aired on RCTI on October 7, 2019. The talent search event will be present every Monday and Tuesday, at 21:00 WIB.

     

     

    Source : www.inews.id