Music Industry Persuasive Speech

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Have you ever heard someone say ‘music is a universal language’? A language that, regardless of what country you’re from, one that you can communicate with someone from the other side of the planet. And yet, people nowadays seem to completely disregard the music industry, even though music itself is therapy for many people, and one of the greatest forms of entertainment. A quote-unquote sensible person would say the music industry is ‘oversupplied, undercompensated’ and that ‘the ability to earn a living is not strictly correlated with talent, qualifications or ability.’ Many people believe you cannot merge a passion and a job together, as they are supposedly two different things. A passion is something you enjoy, whilst a job is not, although…show more content…
Today 's age of music is increasingly competitive, and the use of technology in music is no longer ground-breaking. As of 2016, only about 140,000 people in the UK had sustainable, full-time jobs in the music industry. That’s about 0.2% of people in England with well-paid music jobs. Thus, there are certain skills and traits you need to make a living in music, such as having a creative mind but still being able to manage finances, or being confident and good at talking to people. Some people are just not able to take risks better than…show more content…
Many of us teens have seen people our age performing on shows on tv like the X Factor or Britain’s Got Talent, and whilst some people who are on these show go on to have successful, many of these performers don’t make it anywhere after their tv stints. This affects aspiring young musicians significantly as they may not know the sacrifices they will have to make, or the consequences they could face if they aren’t successful. This could ultimately ruin the demeanour of much of the younger generation hoping to get somewhere in the music industry, and they may end up finding a job at somewhere like
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