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en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Country_music

Country music, also known as country and western (or simply country), and hillbilly music, is a genre of popular music that originated in the southern United States in the early 1920s. It takes its roots from genres such as folk music ( especially Appalachian folk ... United States, country music was the most listened to rush hour radio genre ...

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Find and stream Country music stations for free, only on iHeartRadio. ... This Week's Top 30 Country Songs. iHeartCountry 90s Radio ... Top Country Artists.

www.billboard.com/articles/business/6509505/country-radio-goes-pop-how-formats-shift-when-genres-cross

Mar 23, 2015 ... Country Radio Goes Pop: How Formats Shift When Genres Cross ... The Enterprising Fans of New Music: When Listeners Become Their Own ... known as country core artist Rucker's former act) and, according to a Nielsen ...

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bluegrass: Bluegrass is sub-genre of Country music and a take on American Roots ... It features commercially successful Rock music and artists / bands from the ...

www.npr.org/sections/therecord/2018/03/20/594037569/how-the-sound-of-country-music-changed

Mar 20, 2018 ... Evolution follows a familiar pattern in plenty of popular music genres. ... relational strife and emoting in general receded from country radio playlists. ... His vocal style shared little with the boxier rapping other country artists had ...

www.npr.org/sections/therecord/2016/12/28/507125872/this-thing-called-country-music-tradition-and-crossover-in-2016

Dec 28, 2016 ... That's because country music is simultaneously a genre defined by its spelled- out relationship to tradition and a hit-driven radio format akin to the Top 40. ... Dolly Parton, who decades ago perfected the art of packaging a ...

www.washingtonpost.com/lifestyle/style/radio-tour-is-not-for-the-weak-inside-the-first-step-to-country-music-stardom/2017/06/14/41feba42-4c60-11e7-9669-250d0b15f83b_story.html

Jun 15, 2017 ... Pearce, he said, could be “the most important female artist we've signed since Taylor. ... Country music is the third-largest radio format in the nation, behind ... the relationship between country radio and the genre's singers has ...

www.britannica.com/art/country-music

Aug 10, 2018 ... Country music, also called country and western, style of American ... than recordings for the growth of country music was broadcast radio.

www.nytimes.com/2002/03/24/movies/music-the-country-music-country-radio-ignores.html

Mar 24, 2002 ... Yet most of country's classic artists and styles have been getting short shrift on the air and, consequently, from the Nashville music industry.