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How pop music has branched into numerous genres

How pop music has branched into numerous genres

A good rhythm and a captivating hook are all you need for the perfect pop-music formula. The songs u...
How does pop music affect teens?

How does pop music affect teens?

Teenagers are the most influenceable age group that gets easily excited to learn about new things. T...
Why is Pop Music Entertaining?

Why is Pop Music Entertaining?

Pop music is not considered a real genre among communities that listen to rock, hip-hop, jazz, and o...

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Why is Pop Music Entertaining?

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Timeless Legends of pop music

Timeless Legends of pop music

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How pop music has branched into numerous genres

How pop music has branched into numerous genres

A good rhythm and a captivating hook are all you need for the perfect pop-music formula. The songs u...
How does pop music affect teens?

How does pop music affect teens?

Teenagers are the most influenceable age group that gets easily excited to learn about new things. T...
Why is Pop Music Entertaining?

Why is Pop Music Entertaining?

Pop music is not considered a real genre among communities that listen to rock, hip-hop, jazz, and o...
New-age artists of pop music

New-age artists of pop music

Music is qualified to be listed under the genre of pop music for reasons like being hit song, being ...

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How pop music has branched into numerous genres

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A good rhythm and a captivating hook are all you need for the perfect pop-music formula. The songs usually have a chorus that is repeated several times so that the listeners get used to it and can sing along as and when they’re listening to the song for the very first time itself. The element of relatability and being able to sing along makes people want to listen to it again and learn the rest of the song so they can hum it all day. These are the reasons why a piece becomes popular even though they have simple lyrics.

Pop music has evolved into numerous genres. There have been countless popular artists and bands contributing to this genre of music, but there are many genres of pop music that you wouldn’t have heard of, here are a few of them:

Arab Pop

Yes, you read that, right! As soothing and enjoyable Arab music is, imagine if that is combined with pop. Arab pop is not your usual western-style like pop music. It is popular among youngsters in Arab speaking countries. If you get a chance, give it a listen.

Iranian Pop

Iranian Pop

As the name suggests, this genre of music was started in Iran. It is also referred to as Persian pop music in the west as most of the songs are in the Persian language. Before the emergence of Iranian pop music, the music industry was dominated by traditional singers. When pop music was banned in Iran, the artists came to the US and resumed to sing in exile.

Mexican Pop

Mexico produces most of its work in the Spanish language. Mexican pop music has put many teenage stars like Luis Miguel and Alejandra Avalos for their contribution to the genre. Teenagers and young adults like Mexican pop music. The Mexican pop was first only limited to Latin America and later moved to the rest of the places.

Power Pop

Power Pop

Power pop is ‘Pop rock on caffeine’ as it is known as the very aggressive form the same. This genre is known for its upbeat arrangements of music supported by distress. Power pop has received enough criticism and has been associated with only the teenage audience.

With many such genres, an album that is recommended when you’re getting into pop music is AJR. A pop trio has songs that fall under diverse pop genres like Indie Pop, Doo-wop, electropop and Dubstep. This band makes soulful music that you can tap your feet to, and you will surely appreciate songs like ‘100 bad days’, ‘Drama’, ‘Karma’, ‘The Lotto’ etc. The lyrics have a deep meaning and very relatable to all. Make sure you check out all the different genres and find out the best suited pop genre for you to groove.

New-age artists of pop music

Artists

Music is qualified to be listed under the genre of pop music for reasons like being hit song, being on the chart, being catchy and addictive. Back in the days, it used to be determined mostly by the number of copies it sells. Now that times have changed, and the pop artists have an online presence. With platforms like YouTube and other music applications like apple music and Spotify, the artists can achieve popularity and get millions of views in a day. Many pop music artists are emerging every day with viral videos and music, but here are a few who have been an appeal to this generation millennials as well as teenagers.

Ariana Grande

The child TV star that turned into a pop music sensation has played a unique and inspiring role to many of her younger as well as older fans. She’s a bundle of talent passionate for music and writes her songs. The singer has written and made empowering songs like, ‘God is a Woman’, ‘Thank you, Next’, ‘Dangerous Woman’ and many more as such. These songs focus on owning up to who you are and being able to face the world as your true, complete self by learning from your mistakes. The music videos of these songs are as commendable as the songs and are a must-watch.

Beyonce

Beyonce

Queen B(Bey) of music is known all around the world, not only for her laudable work in the music industry but also for the way she carries herself. She is considered a goddess by her fans or the ‘BeyHive’ as they like to call themselves. With her music, she has made a permanent impact on pop music history. Beyonce empowered women and blacks through her music. She has inspired many artists to do the same. Beyonce is known for casually announcing her album release, and the fans take it ahead and create the hype it deserves from there.

Lady Gaga

Lady Gaga began as a songwriter at a very young age for other artists.  When she released her first single, she got a lot of praise for it, and it was both commercially and popularly acclaimed. Her songs that are evergreen and catchy are, ‘Poker face’, ‘Born this way’, ‘Telephone’ and many more. Lady Gaga is also a symbol of feminism. She is a rebel that is known for her quirky and freaky attires. She is a blend of innovation and courage, something that is rare.

There are many more pop artists like Taylor Swift, Katy Perry, Rihanna and Adele. They continue to contribute to the pop music and have been inspiring the society to be better. Do check out these artists and their work at your leisure, you will not regret it.

Timeless Legends of pop music

Pop music

Pop music is music or a track that has a popular appeal to it. Pop is short for popular, and since the birth of pop music, there have been numerous legends that have contributed to this genre. However, it is said that this genre of music is ever-changing. Pop music has always favoured the larger group of public, and there are some timeless legends whose music will forever be inspiring.

Frank Sinatra

We hear Frank Sinatra and our minds immediately start humming his famous songs like ‘Fly Me to the moon’ or ‘The way you look tonight’. The factor that regards Frank as the epitome of pop music is that the lyrics are pleasant and comfortable to listen to when they are sung in his voice. The music is calming, and the song makes you want to listen to it repeatedly and never get tired of it. The magic in his voice feels like he’s talking to you. It feels like he chose you and now confides in you. Frank was a charming singer and a heartthrob at his time. His music has been timeless and will continue to be so.

The Beatles

If ‘The Beatles’ were a religion or a cult, easily millions around the world would willingly be a part of it. That is the kind of impact they have brought in to this world with their music. The Beatles have changed the face of pop music. When the band came to limelight, they were known for writing their songs, and this influenced the generation at the time and put pop music on a completely different level. Every song by ‘The Beatles’ is popular and well known by all the age groups but the songs, ‘Hey Jude’, ‘Here comes the sun’ and ‘Let it be’ are songs you don’t want to get out of your head even during an exam, do give it a listen, and you will not regret it.

Backstreet Boys

Backstreet Boys

Backstreet Boys are known as the best boy band of all time. They’ve lived up to this by making very catchy and addictive music. They also had and defined the boy band look with their leather jackets and black jeans. They paved a path for the rest of the boy bands that came along later. The songs produced by this band is usually the sing-along kind that got made you want to groove to it. Examples are songs like ‘Everybody’ and ‘Hey Mr DJ’.  There was also a female version of the band called the ‘Spice Girls’ that was quite popular for some time.

The best-selling solo music artist Elvis Presley also made his share of contribution to pop music. He is known to have combined many genres, known all over for the magic he created through this. Pop music is worth a shot, give it a listen and do check out these legends.