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see country and western musiccountry and western music,
American popular music form originating in the Southeast (country music) and the Southwest and West (western music). The two regional styles coalesced in the 1920s when recorded material became available in rural areas, and they were further
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; folk songfolk song,
music of anonymous composition, transmitted orally. The theory that folk songs were originally group compositions has been modified in recent studies. These assume that the germ of a folk melody is produced by an individual and altered in transmission into a
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; gospel musicgospel music,
American religious musical form that owes much of its origin to the Christian conversion of West Africans enslaved in the American South. Gospel music partly evolved from the songs slaves sang on plantations, notably work songs, and from the Protestant hymns they
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; jazzjazz,
the most significant form of musical expression of African-American culture and arguably the most outstanding contribution the United States has made to the art of music. Origins of Jazz

Jazz developed in the latter part of the 19th cent.
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; rap musicrap music
or hip-hop,
genre originating in the mid-1970s among black and Hispanic performers in New York City, at first associated with an athletic style of dancing, known as breakdancing.
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; rock musicrock music,
type of music originating in the United States in the mid-1950s and increasingly popular throughout much of the world. Origins of Rock

Essentially hybrid in origin, rock music includes elements of several black and white American music styles: black
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In the infamous incident, the world popular singer was reportedly physically assaulted in 2009 by her the boyfriend Chris Brown due to which she had to cancel her scheduled performance at 51st Annual Grammy Awards at eleventh hour.
It was the session of six Urdu conference in which popular singers Salman Alvi, Naeem Aziz, Florence Thomas, Zareen Haider, Humaira Kanwal, Kamran, Ameer ali, Sawaira Ali, Suhail, Qaiam Khurram, Mahrukh Khan, Asma Ahmed, Fateh Abbas, Imran Naeem, and others exhibited their art and paid glowing tribute to the singers of the past and present of the sub continent.
TRAVEL OFFER Ken Dodd or Joe Longthorne in Blackpool Departs 13 October 2013 2 days from A chance to see either irrepressible comedian Ken Dodd at the Grand Theatre or the perennially popular singer Joe Longthorne at the Viva Showbar and enjoy an overnight stay in Blackpool PS99.
A joint operation by security forces and intelligence agencies raided the Charsadda Road house of close relative of QWP (Qaumi Watan Party) leader and popular singer Fayyaz Khan, arresting TTP's operational commander, and an expert maker of IEDs (Improvised explosive devices) Wali ullah Hashmi alias Hamza and his associate, Umar Elahi.
Manama-April-30 (BNA) His Majesty King Hamad bin Isa Al-Khalifa today received at Al-Sakhir Palace Saudi popular singer and composer Mohammed Abdu and bestowed on him the Proficiency Medal in recognition of his lifetime artistic achievements and participation in Bahrain's national events.
POPULAR singer Alison Moyet has announced she is to go on tour again and will perform in St David's Hall in Cardiff on October 20.
AICafE Tuesday, 26th June 2012, 8:00 PM Special concert With the French musician JESERS JESERS is a popular singer and songwriter from the new French scene.
Edith Piaf has become synonymous with French Cabaret of the 1940s & 50s and remains France's most popular singer.
Now fans of the former Avengers frontman have been invited to pen their own memories of the popular singer for the specially-created site at www.
2005 -- Popular singer Issa Awad, better known as "Ghareed Al-Shatea," passes away at the age of 61.
Also taking part in the Gala are the Cyprus Young String Soloists, the A' Cappella ExpreSSS vocal groups from Russia, with a repertoire to jazz, pop, classical and folk music, the "Melodites" School for the Blind, popular singer Lubeh, and Cyprus-born Michalis Hadjiyiannis considered the most successful Greek artist of the last decade.
Cardinal Luis Aponte Martinez, Archbishop of San Juan, Puerto Rico, is calling on Ricky Martin, a popular singer to stop promoting the homosexual lifestyle on his American tour.