Country music originated in the Southern United States in the early 1920s. It takes its roots mainly from folk music and blues music.
Electronic music employs electronic musical instruments & technology in its production with a musician who performs such music.
Folk music includes traditional music & the genre that evolved from it during the 20th century folk revival & reached a zenith in the 1960s.
Independent music (often shortened to indie music or indie) is music produced independently from major commercial record labels.
Jazz & Blues music originated from African American communities in the Deep South of the United States during the late 19th century.
Sometimes artits are hard to categorise, the proliferation of music in the 20th century has led to over 1,200 definable sub-genres of music.
Pop music is a genre of popular music that originated in its modern form during the 1950s & 1960s as a softer alternative to rock and roll.
Punk rock uses fast-paced songs, hard-edged melodies & singing styles, stripped-down instrumentation & anti-establishment lyrics.
RnB is African-American music that originated in the 1940s, Soul music originated in the United States in the late 1950s and early 1960s.
Reggae originated in Jamaica in the late 1960s & uses many musical elements mixed with news, social gossip, and political comment lyrics.
Rock music originated as "rock and roll" in the United States in the 1950s & developed into a range of different styles in the 1960s.