The Music Industry & Female Representation

As a plus size female singer & songwriter wanting to be taken seriously, I thought it was important to blog about this issue. Let’s make something clear- I’m not a karaoke singer (not that there’s anything wrong with karaoke). Vivamus Entertainment offers Okie Dokie Karaoke as a service, but I have my own shows as well. I’m a professional lead singer & songwriter. When I do cover songs, you can count on me to do them as well as (if not better than) the originals. Learn more about me at https://vivamusentertainment.com/business-covid-music-lives/ AND at https://vivamusentertainment.com/about/

That said, I believe I’m a beautiful woman inside and out. I know I was born to be a Muse (I’ll write about this another time), but I don’t consider myself conceited. My confidence is not at the expense of devaluing or comparing myself to others. If I didn’t have confidence in myself, I wouldn’t be doing any of this. Every one of us is unique in our own right with our own set of gifts and talents. I encourage you to embrace a little more diversity in yourself and in others or you’ll miss out on what life is really about!

P.S. I am not writing this blog to shame any females who enjoy showing off their bodies. As a Scorpio Woman, I understand. I love to dress and feel sexy, but always remind myself “beauty is in the eye of the beholder” and “don’t judge a book by its cover”. When you understand this, then there’s room for everyone to shine. While we live, let us live! Vivamus!

Above Written by Desideria

“With these women as the standard, tides have shifted in terms of sexual objectification and how female artists allow themselves to be represented. If self-exposure determines public consumption, it should be consented, without women being involuntarily reduced to objects of desire. As hypersexualization is virtually unnecessary for active listenership, female artists of this era have pushed the basis of their careers upon their music almost wholly — baggy clothes and all. ” Quote from Article titled “The Wave of Female Artists Turnning To Baggy Clothes to Avoid Objectification“.

“In 2016, it’s difficult to think of many situations in which sexism this blatant would be tolerated in Britain. Yet pop music is a £4 billion-a-year business in which men hold 67.8 per cent of the jobs, and the vast majority of positions of power. Female artists are often treated as no more than pretty cash cows, whose bodies and talents exist purely to be exploited for maximum commercial gain. Women working in other roles in the industry claim they are also viewed as subordinates or sex objects.” Quote from Marie Claire “A Look Inside Sexism In The Music Industry“.

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