Grimes joins jury panel for ‘avatar’ singing competition series Alter Ego

Fox is once again trying to reinvent the singing competition series by merging talent and technology for their upcoming show Alter Ego.

It was revealed Friday that Grimes would be one of the judges for Alter Ego, alongside Alanis Morissette, will.i.am and Nick Lachey, while Rocsi Diaz will serve as host.

Also called the world’s first avatar singing contest series, Alter Ego puts a spin on The Masked Singer by using motion capture and visual effects technology to hide the identities of the contestants.

Jury Panel: It was revealed Friday that Grimes would be one of the judges for Alter Ego, alongside Alanis Morissette, will.i.am and Nick Lachey, while Rocsi Diaz will serve as host; Grimes pictured March 4, 2019 at the Hollywood premiere of Captain Marvel

In Alter Ego, “aspiring singers from all walks of life will perform not as themselves, but as their dream avatars,” according to the show’s press release.

Actually, the show’s singers will act as their own avatar dream reinvention, or alter ego.

“Alter Ego combines talent and technology to revolutionize the singing competition show in a way that Fox alone can,” said Rob Wade, President of Alternative Entertainment and Specials at FOX Entertainment.

“We are so excited to bring together the fantastic will.i.am, Alanis, Grimes, Nick and Rocsi as they search for the next great singer, giving incredible vocalists the opportunity to realize their dreams and perform as never before.’

Alter Ego will have

Alter Ego will have “aspiring singers from all walks of life perform not as themselves, but as their dream avatars,” according to the show’s press release.

The Catch: Aspiring singers can hide their identities using motion capture and visual effects technology

The Catch: Aspiring singers can hide their identities using motion capture and visual effects technology

Singing Competition Reinvention:

Singing Competition Reinvention: “Alter Ego combines talent and technology to revolutionize the singing competition show in a way that Fox alone can do,” said Rob Wade, FOX Entertainment’s President of Alternative Entertainment and Specials

Alter Ego marks the first network competition series for both Grimes and Morissette.

Morissette, who is best known for her hugely successful studio album Jagged Little Pill (1995), has some history with Fox, with a recurring role on the animated series The Great North.

An experimental pop singer, Grimes (born Claire Elise Boucher) first rose to prominence with her third studio album Visions (2012), but more recently she made headlines around the world as the girlfriend of SpaceX founder and Tesla CEO, Elon. musk.

Grimes and Elon welcomed a son they named X AE A-XII on May 4, 2020.

Out of This World: Alter Ego Will Present Unknown But Aspiring Singers As Contestants

Out of This World: Alter Ego Will Present Unknown But Aspiring Singers As Contestants

Grand Arrival: Reality Competition Series Premieres on Fox this Fall

Grand Arrival: Reality Competition Series Premieres on Fox this Fall

Unique: Alter Ego has been labeled the world's first avatar singing competition series

Unique: Alter Ego has been labeled the world’s first avatar singing competition series

Will.i.am (born William James Adams Jr.), who is best known to fans as the frontman of Black Eyed Peas, has reality show experience as a coach on the UK version of The Voice.

Lachey got his start in the public eye as the lead singer of the boy band 98 Degrees singer. He was featured in Fox’s The Masked Singer and he co-hosted the dating reality series, Love Is Blind.

Alter Ego, which is executive produced by World Of Dance veteran Matilda Zoltowski, airs Wednesday, after The Masked Singer, on Fox’s upcoming fall television program.

Hostess with the most: Rocsi Diaz, 39, Entertainment Tonight correspondent (2012-2014), will serve as host of Alter Ego

Hostess with the most: Rocsi Diaz, 39, Entertainment Tonight correspondent (2012-2014), will serve as host of Alter Ego

Available soon!  Alter Ego airs Wednesdays, after The Masked Singer, on Fox's upcoming fall television schedule

Available soon! Alter Ego airs Wednesdays, after The Masked Singer, on Fox’s upcoming fall television schedule

Lovebirds: Grimes (born Claire Elise Boucher), an experimental pop singer, first rose to prominence with her third studio album Visions (2012), but more recently she made headlines around the world as the girlfriend of SpaceX founder and Tesla CEO. , Elon Musk ;  pictured together on May 7, 2018 at the Met Gala in NYC

Lovebirds: Grimes (born Claire Elise Boucher), an experimental pop singer, first rose to prominence with her third studio album Visions (2012), but more recently she made headlines around the world as the girlfriend of SpaceX founder and Tesla CEO. , Elon Musk ; pictured together on May 7, 2018 at the Met Gala in NYC

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