Hello everybody, today i would like to present a topic about : “Pop music – from the past till now”
I think this topic is very exciting because pop music is one kind of music that suits with many people.And I am sure that many of you like it but you don’t know much about it. So first of all , i will tell something common about it .
Topic:Pop Music – from the past till now
Pop music (or "pop") means contemporary popular music that typically has a dance-along and happy rhythm or beat, simple melodies and a repeating structure. Pop song lyrics are often emotional, commonly relating to love, loss, emotion, or dancing.
Pop music is distinguished from classical (or art music) and from folk music. Pop songs are often written by songwriters, unlike other popular music genres, such as rock and hip hop, where singers often write their own songs.
Pop is distributed by major record companies as part of a global music market through mass marketing through radio, television.In the recorded music era, the single (a single song) and the album (a collection of songs) are the usual methods of distributing pop music. Pop has been distributed in many kinds included vinyl records, cassette tapes, compact discs, and Internet downloads. Pop music is arguably the world's biggest music genre.
Secondly I will introduce you some of the most well-known singers and their albums from the beginning till now:
Mario Lanza began the pop music vocal style in the late 1940s
In the 1950s artists like Everly Brothers, and Elvis Presley became popular with the younger generation.
In the 1960s Western pop music teen idols of the 1960s include The Beatles, The Rolling Stones. Other successful pop musicians of this era include Elvis Presley , Stevie Wonder and Peter, Paul & Mary. The 1960s also saw the emergence of bands created by the recording industry, the most famous from this era being The Monkees.
In the 1970s Bee Gees, ABBA and the piano-based pop of Billy Joel and Elton...