Congratulations, you weren’t the first act voted off The X Factor New Zealand. Last week, most of you either ignored my advice or chose to let your nerves get the better of you so let me repeat myself again. Exude confidence! I cannot emphasize this enough.
You have nothing to fear and the sooner you realise this, the better you will be as performing artists. The audience that is in front of you at the studios on Sunday nights are there because they want you to entertain them. They didn’t turn up with a desire to find fault with the way you perform, they turned up because they wanted to be entertained.
Entertain them! If the audience is being entertained you can be assured that everyone at home will be seeing and hearing the reaction in the studio and will be wishing they were there experiencing the show live rather than on their own couches. Continue reading »