Why Singers Lose Their Accents When Singing
In a nutshell, it has a lot to do with phonetics.
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Key Facts In This Video
Mick Jagger, Elton John, Rod Stewart, Ed Sheeran, Phil Collins, and George Michael all grew up in/near London 00:11
The generic American accent is fairly phonetically neutral. 01:19
Researchers believe the change in accents from speaking to singing is not deliberate, and singers may not even be aware that it's happening. 03:32
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