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Singer Bruno Mars has been defending music reality shows such as The X Factor claiming they connect people emotionally to the music industry.
The chart-topper told the Daily Star:
“X Factor and American Idol give you a show, variety, a back story. I grew up watching American Idol and worked with Alexandra Burke, so I know how the system goes.
“It plays a big part in the music industry.”
The singer threw a party earlier this week to celebrate his debut album. Check out the pictures below…