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1. A form of popular music originating in the rural southern US. It is traditionally a mixture of ballads and dance tunes played characteristically on fiddle, guitar, steel guitar, drums, and keyboard
Top Country Artists
2. Music of general appeal to teenagers; a bland watered-down version of rock'n'roll with more rhythm and harmony and an emphasis on romantic love
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3. A form of popular music that evolved from rock and roll and pop music during the mid- and late 1960s. Harsher and often self-consciously more serious than that which had gone before, it was initially characterized by musical experimentation and drug-related or anti-Establishment lyrics
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4. An urban youth culture associated with rap music and the fashions of African-American residents of the inner city.
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MACKLEMORE & RYAN LEWIS
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5. Music that employs electronic musical instruments and electronic music technology in its production. In general a distinction can be made between sound produced using electromechanical means and that produeced using electronic technology.
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Top Reggae Artists
6. Music genre first developed in Jamaica in the late 1960s. While sometimes used in a broad sense to refer the most types of popular Jamaican dance music, the term reggae more properly denotes a particular music style that envolved out of the earlier genres ska and rocksteady.
Top Latin Artists
7. Music of all countries in Latin America. It comes in many varieties, as Latin America is home to musical styles such as the simple, rural conjunto music of Nothern Mexico.
Top Jazz Artists
8. Music that originated at the beginning of the 20th century, arguably earlier, within African-American communities of the Southern United States. It roots lie in the adoption by African- Americans of European harmony and form, taking on those European elements and combining them into their existing African based music.
Taylor Alison Swift is an American singer-songwriter. She was born on December 13th, 1989. Raised in Wyomissing, Pennsylvania, Swift moved to Nashville, Tennessee at the age of fourteen to pursue a career in country music. She signed to the independent label Big Machine Records and became the youngest songwriter ever hired by the Sony/ATV Music publishing house. The release of Swift's eponymous debut album in 2006 established her as a country music star. "Our Song", her third single, made her the youngest person to single-handedly write and perform a number one song on the country chart. She received a Best New Artist nomination at the 2008 Grammy Awards.
Carrie Marie Underwood is an American country music singer, songwriter, and actress. She was born on March 10th, 1983. She rose to fame as the winner of the fourth season of American Idol in 2005. Underwood has since become a multi-platinum selling recording artist, a winner of six Grammy Awards, sixteen Billboard Music Awards, seven American Music Awards and ten Academy of Country Music Awards, among several others. As a songwriter, she has been nominated for a Golden Globe Award for Best Original Song. Underwood is also a two-time winner of the Academy of Country Music Entertainer of the Year award and the first woman to win such an award twice (2009/10). Underwood was inducted into and became a member of the Grand Ole Opry in 2008. She was also inducted into the Oklahoma Music Hall of Fame in 2009.
Lady Antebellum is an American country pop music group formed in Nashville, Tennessee in 2006. The trio is composed of Hillary Scott (lead vocals), Charles Kelley (lead vocals) and Dave Haywood (background vocals, guitar, piano, mandolin). The group made their debut in 2007 as guest vocalists on Jim Brickman's single "Never Alone", before signing to Capitol Records Nashville and releasing "Love Don't Live Here". The song peaked at No. 3 on the Hot Country Songs chart in May 2008, and served as the first single to the group's self-titled debut album.
1. TAYLOR SWIFT
2. CARRIE UNDERWOOD
1. LINKIN PARK
1. MACKLEMORE & RYAN LEWIS
2. SWEDISH HOUSE MAFIA
1. JASON MRAZ
The Honourable Nesta Robert "Bob" Marley, OM was a Jamaican singer-songwriter and musician best known for his reggae records. He was born February 6th 1945 in Nine Mile, Saint Ann, Colony of Jamaica. He was the rhythm guitarist and lead singer for the ska, rocksteady and reggae bands the Wailers (1963-1974) and Bob Marley & the Wailers (1974–1981). He died at the age 36 on May 11th 1981.Marley remains the most widely known and the best-selling performer of reggae music, having sold more than 75 million albums worldwide. He is also credited with helping spread both Jamaican music and the Rastafari movement to a worldwide audience. Marley's music was heavily influenced by the social issues of his homeland, and he is considered to have given voice to the specific political and cultural nexus of Jamaica.
2. BOB MARLEY
Shakira Isabel Mebarak Ripoll known as Shakira , is a Colombian singer-songwriter, dancer, record producer, choreographer, and model. She was born on February 2, 1977and raised in Barranquilla. She began performing in school, demonstrating Latin, Arabic, and rock and roll influences and belly dancing abilities. Shakira released her first studio albums Magia and Peligro in the early 1990s, failing to attain commercial success. Shakira entered the English-language market with her fifth album Laundry Service (2001), which has sold over 20 million copies worldwide. Its lead single "Whenever, Wherever" became the best-selling single of 2002. Her official song for the 2010 FIFA World Cup "Waka Waka (This Time for Africa)" became the biggest-selling World Cup song of all time.
1. LOUIS ARMSTRONG
2. ELLA FITZGERALD
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TYPES OF MUSIC
One Direction are an English-Irish pop boy band based in London, consisting of Niall Horan, Zayn Malik, Liam Payne, Harry Styles and Louis Tomlinson. They signed with Simon Cowell's record label Syco Records after being formed and finishing third in the seventh series of the British televised singing competition The X Factor in 2010. Propelled to international success by the power of social media, One Direction's two albums Up All Night and Take Me Home, released in 2011 and 2012 respectively, broke several records, topped the charts of most major markets, and generated hit singles, including "What Makes You Beautiful" and "Live While We're Young".
The Wanted are an English-Irish boy band, formed in 2009, who made their debut release in July 2010. The group consists of members Max George, Nathan Sykes, Tom Parker, Jay McGuiness, and Siva Kaneswaran and are currently signed to Island Records and in the US Mercury Records. They are managed by Scooter Braun. Their debut album, The Wanted, was released on 25 October 2010 and peaked at number four on the UK Singles Chart. Their debut single "All Time Low", which hit the UK number one spot, "Heart Vacancy", which reached number two, and "Lose My Mind", which managed a peak of number 19.
Linkin Park is an American rock band from Agoura Hills, California. Formed in 1996, the band rose to international fame with their debut album Hybrid Theory, which was certified Diamond by the RIAA in 2005 and multi-platinum in several other countries. Their following studio album Meteora, continued the band's success, topping the Billboard 200 album chart in 2003. The album Minutes to Midnight topped the Billboard charts and had the third-best debut week of any album that year. he band continued to explore a wider variation of musical types in their fourth album A Thousand Suns (2010), layering their music with more electronic sounds and beats. Their most recent work Living Things (2012) combines musical elements from all of their previous records.
Green Day is an American punk rock band formed in 1987. The band consists of lead vocalist and guitarist Billie Joe Armstrong, bassist and backing vocalist Mike Dirnt, drummer Tré Cool and guitarist and backing vocalist Jason White, who became a full member after playing in the band as a session and touring guitarist for 13 years. Cool replaced former drummer John Kiffmeyer in 1990, prior to the recording of the band's second studio album, Kerplunk (1992). Green Day's three follow-up albums, Insomniac (1995), Nimrod (1997), and Warning (2000) did not achieve the massive success of Dookie, though they were still successful, with Insomniac and Nimrod reaching double platinum and Warning reaching gold status. The band's rock opera, American Idiot (2004), reignited the band's popularity with a younger generation, selling five million copies in the United States. The band's eighth studio album, 21st Century Breakdown, was released in 2009 which achieved the band's best chart performance to date. In 2012, 21st Century Breakdown was followed up by a trilogy of albums called ¡Uno!, ¡Dos!, and ¡Tré! released on September, November and December 2012 respectively.
Ben Haggerty, known by his stage name Macklemore and formerly Professor Macklemore, is an American rapper and musician. He was born on June 19, 1983 (age 30) Seattle, Washington, U.S. While, Ryan Lewis is an American music producer, musician, music video director, photographer, graphic designer and DJ based in Seattle. He was born on March 25, 1988. Macklemore began independently releasing music in 2000 and now collaborates with producer Ryan Lewis, violinist Andrew Joslyn, and trumpeter Owuor Arunga in the late 2008. Their single "Thrift Shop" has been viewed on YouTube over 350 million times, and reached number 1 on the U.S. Billboard Hot 100 chart in 2013, selling more than 2.2 million copies. It was the first time since 1994 that a song reached number 1 on the Hot 100 chart without the support of a major record label.
Louis Armstrong nicknamed Satchmo or Pops, was an American jazz trumpeter and singer from New Orleans, Louisiana. He was born on August 4, 1901 and died at the age of 69 on July 6, 1971. Coming to prominence in the 1920s as an "inventive" trumpet and cornet player, Armstrong was a foundational influence in jazz, shifting the focus of the music from collective improvisation to solo performance. With his instantly-recognizable gravelly voice, Armstrong was also an influential singer, demonstrating great dexterity as an improviser, bending the lyrics and melody of a song for expressive purposes. He was also skilled at scat singing (vocalizing using sounds and syllables instead of actual lyrics).
Enrique Miguel Iglesias Preysler as known as Enrique Iglesias is a Spanish singer-songwriter, model, actor, and record producer. He was born on May 8, 1975 and raised in Madird, Spain. Iglesias started his career in the mid-1990s on an American Spanish Language record label Fonovisa which helped turn him into one of the biggest stars in Latin America and the Hispanic Market in the United States becoming the biggest seller of Spanish-language albums of that decade. He made a successful crossover into the mainstream market and signed a multi-album deal with Universal Music Group for an unprecedented US $48,000,000 with Universal Music Latino to release his Spanish albums and Interscope to release English albums. In 2010, he parted with Interscope and signed with another Universal Music Group label, Universal Republic.
Tim Bergling known professionally as Avicii, is a Swedish DJ, remixer, and record producer. Tim Bergling was born on 8 September 1989 in Stockholm, Sweden. He began remixing and producing tracks in his own bedroom at the age of 18. His friends convinced him to put his work on various music blogs online, which led to him gaining a huge following and led to support from DJ and producer Tiësto, who invited him to perform a weekly residency at Privilege Ibiza. Also, he gained support from Pete Tong who released his first single Manman through his Bedroom Bedlam label. In May 2008, Avicii signed to At Night Management.Avicii ranked No. 6 on the Top 100 DJs list by DJ Magazine in 2011, and ranked higher in 2012, coming at No. 3 on the Top 100 DJs list by the publication in 2013.
Swedish House Mafia was a Swedish electronic dance music trio consisting of three house disc jockeys and producers: Axwell, Steve Angello, and Sebastian Ingrosso. The group officially formed in late 2008. The supergroup placed at number ten on the DJ Magazine Top 100 DJ Poll 2011 and have been called "the faces of mainstream progressive house music." In the DJ Magazine Top 100 Poll 2012 they were ranked at number twelve. On June 24, 2012, the group announced via their website that their current tour would be their last together. They have officially broken up as of their final appearance at the Ultra Music Festival on March 2013.
Jason Thomas Mraz is an American singer-songwriter. He was born on June 23th , 1977 in the Mechanicsville, Virginia, U.S. Mraz first came to prominence on the San Diego coffee house scene in 2000. At one of these coffee houses, Mraz met percussionist Toca Rivera and released Live at Java Joe's. He released his debut album, Waiting for My Rocket to Come in 2002, but it was not until the release of his second album, Mr. A-Z, in 2005. In 2008, Mraz released his third studio album, We Sing. We Dance. We Steal Things. Mraz's international breakthrough came with the release of the single "I'm Yours" from his third album.
Marshall Bruce Mathers III better known by his stage name Eminem and by his alter ego Slim Shady, is an American rapper, record producer, songwriter and actor. Eminem, along with his solo career, is a member of his group D12, and also one half of the hip hop duo Bad Meets Evil, with Royce da 5'9". He was born on October 17, 1972 (age 40) St. Joseph, Missouri, United States.
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