en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Music_of_the_United_States

The music of the United States reflects the country's pluri-ethnic population through a diverse array of styles. It is a mixture of music influenced by West African, Irish, Scottish and mainland European cultures among others. The country's most internationally renowned genres are jazz, blues, country, ..... European classical music is rooted in the traditions of European art, ...

www.npr.org/2019/04/05/710021098/lil-nas-x-country-musics-unlikely-son-sparks-conversation-on-genre-and-race

Apr 5, 2019 ... Music News ... When an artist finds their song climbing up the Billboard charts for the ... 2018 and it quickly gained popularity on the social media app TikTok. "Old Town Road" blends genres of country and trap and in March, ...

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Mar 29, 2019 ... The song "Old Town Road" by Lil Nas X reached number nineteen on ... often by artists already established in the genre like Jason Aldean, ... CORNISH: Hannah Karp is the editorial director of Billboard Media ... Music News.

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At 34, Jon Pardi Is Doing His Bit to Infuse Country Music With Western Images ... Five at Five: CMT Next Women of Country at CMA Fest + Tyler Childers' Country  ...

www.britannica.com/art/country-music

View Media Page ... Country music, also called country and western, style of American popular music that originated in rural areas of the South and West in the ...

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Apr 5, 2019 ... Billboard's decision to drop the song from Hot Country Songs prompted a debate about race and country music itself. White Nashville artists ...

www.nytimes.com/2019/04/11/arts/music/lil-nas-x-old-town-road-country-rap.html

Apr 11, 2019 ... It's a genre-hybrid exercise — a hip-hop song with country-themed subject matter , ... So when an artist like Lil Nas X — who is black, and raps, and is from .... a media environment that relies heavily on radio (with programmers who can .... news. home page · world · U.S. · politics · New York · business · tech ...

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Jan 24, 2019 ... The death of traditional country music may have been overstated. These 23 modern country singers are proving there is still allegiance to a less ...

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The latest news articles from Billboard Magazine, including reviews, business, pop, hip-hop, rock, dance, country and more. ... Halsey Encourages Social Media Dialogue Surrounding Sex Work: 'Let's Open This Conversation'. by Hilary .... 2019 Met Gala Red Carpet Photos: Lady Gaga, Harry Styles, Serena Williams & More.