Music in the 2000s
This article includes an overview of the major events and trends in popular music in the 2000s.
The 2000s were for the most part, nondescript, as pop music fragmented into smaller trends. Unlike m...
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Music history of the United States in the 2000s
This article includes an overview of the major events and trends in popular music in the 2000s.
The 2000s were for the most part, nondescript, as pop music fragmented into smaller trends. Unlike m...
Music history of the United States in the 2000s - Wikipedia
Music of the United Kingdom (2000s)
Popular music of the United Kingdom in the 2000s continued to expand and develop new subgenres and fusions. While talent show contestants were one of the major forces in pop music, British soul mainta...
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J-pop
J-pop (often stylized as J-POP; Japanese: ジェイポップ jeipoppu; an abbreviation for Japanese pop), natively also known simply as pops, is a musical genre that entered the musical mainstream of Japan in...
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Indian pop
Indian pop music (Hindi: हिन्दुस्तानी पॉप संगीत), often known as Indian-Pop, Hindi Pop, Indipop or Indi-pop, refers to pop music in India. Pop music really started in the South Asian region with t...
Filmi
Filmi (Hindi: फ़िल्मी संगीत, "of films") is Indian popular music as written and performed for Indian cinema (though "filmi" may refer to other uses such as 'filmi actor' or 'filmi attitude'). Musi...
Image song
An image song or character song is a song on a tie-in single or album (often called an image album or character album) for an anime, game, dorama, manga, or commercial product that is usually sung by ...
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Summer Sonic Festival
The Summer Sonic Festival is an annual two- or three-day rock festival held at the same time in Osaka and Chiba. The majority of the bands playing in Osaka the first day go to Chiba the following day ...
Singer-songwriter
Singer-songwriters are musicians who write, compose and perform their own musical material including lyrics and melodies. As opposed to contemporary pop music singers who write or co-write their own s...
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Avex Group
Avex Group Holdings Inc. (エイベックス・グループ・ホールディングス株式会社, Eibekkusu Gurūpu Hōrudingusu Kabushiki-gaisha), listed in the Tokyo Stock Exchange as 7860 and abbreviated as AGHD, is the holding company f...
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Synthpop
Synthpop (also known as technopop) is a genre of popular music that first became prominent in the 1980s, features the synthesizer as the dominant musical instrument. It was prefigured in the 1960s and...
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Visual kei
Visual kei (ヴィジュアル系, vijuaru kei, lit. "visual style" or "visual system") is a movement among Japanese musicians, that is characterized by the use of varying levels of make-up, elaborate hair ...
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Hip pop
Pop-rap (also known as pop rap or hip pop) is a genre of music which combines hip hop music with elements of pop music, which gained mainstream popularity during the 1990s. It tends to combine hip-hop...
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Rising Sun Rock Festival
Rising Sun Rock Festival is an annual rock festival held in Ishikari, Hokkaido, Japan. The two-day event is organized by WESS. The festival sells itself as "A True Rock Festival", referring to the fac...
Kayokyoku
Kayōkyoku (歌謡曲, literally "Pop Tune") is a Japanese pop music genre, which became a base of modern J-pop. The Japan Times describes kayōkyoku as "standard Japanese pop" or "Showa era pop".Kayōkyok...
Dubstep
Dubstep /ˈdʌbstɛp/ is a genre of electronic dance music that originated in South London, England. It emerged in the late 1990s as a development within a lineage of related styles such as 2-step garage...
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Japanese jazz
Japanese jazz refers to jazz music played by Japanese musicians, or jazz music that is in some way connected to Japan or Japanese culture. In a broader sense, the concept is often used to refer to the...
Japanese idol
In Japanese pop culture, an idol (アイドル, aidoru, a Japanese rendering of the English word "idol") is a young manufactured star/starlet who is promoted as being particularly cute. Idols are inte...
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List of Indian playback singers
This is a list of Indian playback singers. The list is alphabetized by first name.Notes:
British hip hop
British hip hop is a genre of music, and a culture that covers a variety of styles of hip hop music made in Scotland, England, Wales and Northern Ireland (The United Kingdom). It is generally classifi...
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Indie folk
Indie folk is a music genre that arose in the 1990s from musicians in the indie (independent) rock community influenced by folk and classic country music. Indie folk combines the catchy melodies of i...
Voice acting in Japan
Voice acting in Japan has a far greater prominence than voice acting in most other countries. Japan's large animation industry produces 60% of the animated series in the world.Besides acting as narrat...
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Kayōkyoku
Kayōkyoku (歌謡曲, literally "Pop Tune") is a Japanese pop music genre, which became a base of modern J-pop. The Japan Times describes kayōkyoku as "standard Japanese pop" or "Showa era pop".Kayōkyok...
British soul
British soul, Brit soul, or the British soul invasion, is soul music performed by British artists. Soul has been a major influence on British popular music since the 1960s, and American soul was extre...
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Girl group
A girl group is a music act featuring several female singers who generally harmonize together.The term "girl group" is also used in a narrower sense within English-speaking countries to denote the wav...
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British rock
British rock describes a wide variety of forms of music made in the United Kingdom. Since around 1964, with the "British Invasion" of the United States spearheaded by the Beatles, British rock music h...
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RIAJ Digital Track Chart
The RIAJ Digital Track chart (RIAJ有料音楽配信チャート, RIAJ Yūryō Ongaku Haishin Chāto) is chart ranks the best selling digital singles in Japan, provided by the Recording Industry Association of Japan...
Boy band
A boy band (or boyband) is loosely defined as a vocal group consisting of young male singers, usually in their teenage years or in their twenties at the time of formation. Being vocal groups, most bo...
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New rave
New rave (sometimes spelled nu rave or neu rave) is several types of music that fuse elements of electronic music, new wave, rock, indie, techno, mashup, breakbeat hardcore and electro house. It is mo...
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Heavy metal music
Heavy metal (or simply metal) is a genre of rock music that developed in the late 1960s and early 1970s, largely in the United Kingdom and the United States. With roots in blues rock and psychedelic r...
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