It also speaks about performers belonging to the industry long before they become popular. A new singer that is new on the scene has no choice but to conform to their labels likings or else he or she will be dropped. After they have established a name for themselves then they branch out and do things their own way as they initially would have.
As a society we adapt to these norms and don’t question it as much as we should.
Adorno, Theodor and Horkheimer, Max. “The Culture Industry: Enlightenment as Mass