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Old 15th July 2019
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Originally Posted by 12tone View Post
It's definitely the case with women in the pop music world. With very few exceptions, being attractive or telegenic is practically a requirement, whereas on the other side the Ed Sheerans of the world can proliferate.
Let's not forget the meteoric descent of Christopher Cross's romantic ballad career when photos of the chunky-guy-next-door singer got out.

It just depends on the market.

There have long been ugly men in rock -- but not too many singing romantic ballads for the dreamy, stare-at-the-screen market.