en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pop_music

Pop music is a genre of popular music that originated in its modern form in the United States ... from other styles such as urban, dance, rock, Latin, and country; nonetheless ... According to Pete Seeger, pop music is "professional music which draws upon both folk music and fine arts music". ..... The Barnes & Noble Review.

en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Music_and_politics

The connection between music and politics, particularly political expression in song, has been .... This was an era of folk music in which some artists and their songs expressed clear .... In Communist China, exclusively national music was promoted. .... By 2001 there were many music genres with 'white power rock' the most ...

www.rollingstone.com/music/music-country-lists/10-new-country-artists-you-need-to-know-january-2018-253703/sam-morrow-196596

Jan 19, 2018 ... 10 New Country Artists You Need to Know: January 2018 ... a socially conscious singer-songwriter with an unconventional style of playing ... Here are the 10 new country and Americana voices you need to hear right now. ..... a Ride” is a spellbinding introduction to Canty's new music, in which poetic lyrics ...

www.rollingstone.com/music/music-lists/2018-music-forecast-9-trends-and-artists-to-watch-116505

Jan 4, 2018 ... Read our rundown of music trends, artists and stories to watch in 2018, ... It's gonna have a lot of hits” and includes a collaboration with country star Chris Stapleton. ... growing,” says Fonsi, who expects the genre will compete with hip- hop, .... Lists · News · Features · Pictures · Recaps · Reviews · Videos.

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

Mar 20, 2018 ... Kelly Christine Sutton/Courtesy of the artist. Evolution follows a familiar pattern in plenty of popular music genres. Fearless newcomers or agile ...

www.theguardian.com/music/2018/oct/05/a-star-is-born-soundtrack-review-lady-gaga-bradley-cooper

Oct 5, 2018 ... A Star Is Born soundtrack review – instant classics full of Gaga's emotional ... Or the Hugh Grant-Drew Barrymore romcom Music and Lyrics, ... It begins with Black Eyes, a swaggering rock'n'roll song performed by Cooper's country rocker ... bit of Aloe Blacc-style neo-Stax soul that suits Gaga incredibly well.

www.metacritic.com/music

Metacritic offers aggregated album reviews from the top critics, and our own METASCORE ... These were the best new releases in television, music, videogames, and film during the month of September. ... Browse by Genre ... The first full-length release in eight years for the Swedish artist features contributions from with ...

www.nytimes.com/2018/10/24/arts/music/kacey-musgraves-slow-burn.html

Oct 24, 2018 ... An acid trip sparked a song that set the tone for her genre-bending album “ Golden Hour.” Using FaceTime interviews, demos and doodles, we ...

www.nytimes.com/2015/11/05/arts/music/review-chris-janson-with-buy-me-a-boat-separates-himself-from-bro-country-genre.html

Nov 4, 2015 ... In the modern country context — denuded accents, love songs, winks to ... In the genre's perpetual arm wrestle over values, “Buy Me a Boat” feels like ... In the meanwhile, he's written songs for several artists, from Justin Moore ... working folks versus the bourgeoisie, in a proxy fight for country music's soul.