If you listen to music, you probably have an opinion on the use of Auto-Tune. Did you know Cher popularized Auto-Tune vocals 25 years ago? The inventor initially created it to correct pitch, but it has many other uses. What else can Auto-Tune do, and is it cheating when vocalists use one? Let’s find out!
Many rappers like to use Auto-Tune for emotional expression in their voices. Snoop Dog, Lil Wayne, Kanye West, The Black-Eyed Peas, and Daft Punk are just a few examples. Pop artists such as Brittany Spears also use it. Paul McCartney released the song Get Enough in 2019 using Auto-Tune. He knew fans might criticize him for it but decided to experiment. As one of the best vocalists of all time, he decided that he could take the risk!