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Category:Pop

Pop is a genre of popular music that originated in its modern form during the mid-1950s in the United States and the United Kingdom. The terms "popular music" and "pop music" are often used interchangeably, although the former describes all music that is popular and includes many disparate styles. During the 1950s and 1960s, pop encompassed rock and roll and the youth-oriented styles it influenced. The terms remained roughly synonymous until the late 1960s, after which "pop" became associated with music that was more commercial, ephemeral, and accessible.

Subgenres[edit]

Acoustic PopArt PopBubblegum PopDance-PopExperimental PopK-PopLoungeNew WaveSynthpop

Fusion Genres[edit]

Country PopElectropopIndie PopFolk-PopPop PunkPop RockPsychedelic PopRaggaeSmooth Jazz