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, ... Along with musical centers such as Philadelphia, Seattle, Portland, New ...

en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Popular_music

Popular music is music with wide appeal that is typically distributed to large audiences through ... Through the mixture of musical genres, new popular music forms are created to reflect the ideals of a global culture. ..... musical identities while assimilating to new musical styles from neighboring countries or mass media.

www.rollingstone.com/music/music-country-lists/10-new-country-artists-you-need-to-know-september-2018-727465

Sep 24, 2018 ... Music, Film, TV and Political News Coverage. ... are among the 10 new country and Americana artists you need to hear this month. ..... “Country Song” shows Filmore proving he's serious about the genre to anyone who's ..... Copyright 2018 Rolling Stone, LLC, a subsidiary of Penske Business Media, LLC.

www.rollingstone.com/music/music-country-lists/10-new-country-artists-you-need-to-know-january-2018-253703

Jan 19, 2018 ... “Blues and folk music was the only music gentle enough to comfort me,” she says , and both styles, along with country, inform her third album ...

www.britannica.com/art/country-music

View Media Page ... Country music, also called country and western, style of American popular music that ... and World War II, country music was carried into new areas and exposed to new influences, such as blues and gospel music.

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, ...

www.npr.org/2019/03/29/708170981/does-country-music-have-room-for-new-sounds-in-its-genre

Mar 29, 2019 ... The song "Old Town Road" by Lil Nas X reached number nineteen on ... over the definition of country music and whether it can incorporate new sounds. ... but it's often by artists already established in the genre like Jason Aldean, ... CORNISH: Hannah Karp is the editorial director of Billboard Media Group.

www.nytimes.com/2019/04/05/business/media/lil-nas-x-billy-ray-cyrus-billboard.html

Apr 5, 2019 ... After a song that melds hip-hop and country was booted from the trade ... Credit CreditEric Lagg/Columbia Records, via Associated Press ... When Lil Nas X, a young black hip-hop artist from Atlanta, created the surprise hit “Old ... center of a debate on race, the Nashville establishment and musical genres.

www.savannahmusicfestival.org/about-smf/in-the-media

The finale doubled as the inaugural event at the brand new Trustees Garden outdoor ... “The Savannah Music Festival represents a global notion that art, and ... With music that covers a wide range of styles — from jazz and country to classical ...