Steven Tyler: 'Idol changed music biz'

Steve Tyler hosts the official Aerosmith after-concert party. Las Vegas, Nevada.

Steven Tyler has suggested that American Idol has changed the very nature of the music business.Speaking to MTV News, the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductee admitted that he was initially weary about the reality competition's approach to discovering young musicians."I didn't watch Idol because I grew up from, you had to play clubs," he said. "If you don't play in front of the people and get your hard knocks from that and get booed, [you don't learn] how to stand up when you fall back down." Read More...

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