KUALA LUMPUR: TV audience today want to see more than just singers belting out songs says singer-composer Datuk M. Nasir.
He said it was the "drama" that took place in singing competitions and reality shows that drew the audience, making music concerts less popular.
"Just observe what we have on TV now. They no longer air shows with just performances, but they are all about singing competitions.
"This is not just a trend here, but also a global phenomenon," he said in a news report today.
He added: "People want to see the drama, the good and the bad sides of those taking part in a reality show."
"Take Gegar Vaganza for example. We already know who can actually sing and who cannot. But we still want to see how each contestant fare in each episode," said the award-winning artiste.