pop-inspired subgenre of country music
Country pop is a sub-genre of country music and pop music. This music emerged in the 1970s. Country pop acts either cross over to adult contemporary or Top 40.
|Stylistic origins||Country and western (especially countrypolitan), pop music, folk rock|
|Cultural origins||1960s in Nashville, Tennessee|
|Typical instruments||Vocals, guitar, electric guitar, bass, drums, pedal steel guitar or dobro- Occasional use of other instruments such as keyboard/organ|
|Derivative forms||Adult contemporary|
|Nashville sound - Country rock - Outlaw country - Southern soul|
Examples of country pop musicians include Taylor Swift, Shania Twain, Jessica Simpson, The Band Perry and Crystal Gayle.
- ↑ For example Taylor Swift
- ↑ RealNetworks