Faking the Funk: Singing in another accent
Adele, Sam Smith, the Rolling Stones, Cliff Richard, Iggy Azalea, Nicki Minaj, The Killers, Snow — what do these artists all have in common? Their accent. That is, the fact that they sometimes put on an accent other than their own when they sing. Anthropology professor Bill Beeman comments on the intricacies of international accents in singing.