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1 Genre research Pop music Fiyinfoluwa Ogedengbe

2 History of pop music Pop music is a music genre that developed from the mid-1950s as a Softer alternative to rock and roll and later to rock music Throughout its development, pop music has absorbed influences from most other genres of popular music. Early pop music drew on the sentimental ballard for its form, gained its use of vocal harmonies from gospel and soul music, instrumentation from jazz and rock music, orchestration from classical music, tempo from dance music, backing from electronic music and has recently appropriated spoken passages from rap. Taken from ( Fiyinfoluwa Ogedengbe

3 Key artists in this genre
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4 Key Industry figures Present Past King of pop
Lady gaga born Stefani Joanne Angelina Germanotta) Label: Universal (def jam) Her debut album, The Fame, was released in August, It received generally positive reviews, it went number-one in four countries, and topped the Billboard Top Electronic Albums chart in the United States. Its first two singles"Just Dance" and "Poker Face ", became international number-one hits, and the album later earned a total of six Grammy Award nominations, including Best Electronic/Dance Album and Album of the Year. She is fast become a legend for pop music. Past King of pop Michael Jackson ( ) LABEL: Sony bmg Was an American singer, dancer, and entertainer. Referred to as the King of Pop, he is the most commercially successful and one of the most influential entertainers of all time. His unique contributions to music, dance, and fashion, along with a highly publicized personal life, made him a prominent global figure in popular culture for over four decades. Michael Jackson sold more than 11 million singles in the UK. Fiyinfoluwa Ogedengbe

5 Audience / fans – who are they? Demographic?
The audience of pop music is very Broad because of its wide appeal. It appeals to young Children from the ages of 6-11 and Young adults these can be people of any age from up to the ages of 12 to 21. America Around the world Britain Due the fact that pop has many variations and has a wide appeal it is listened to by many audiences around the world of many ages and races. Fiyinfoluwa Ogedengbe

6 Sub genres of the genres.
The sub genres of pop music are quite wide especially because the characteristics of the music have influences from other genres. Rock and roll R “N” B Punk rock Alternative pop Hip Hop Fiyinfoluwa Ogedengbe

7 Public perception of the genre/Record labels
Pop music is quiet popular with mainstream Listeners and is Perceive quite well by all audiences. Record labels of pop Live Nation Artists Young Money Jive Records interscope Epic Records Artists such as lady gaga, Alexandra burke and Pixie Lott are signed to these labels. Fiyinfoluwa Ogedengbe

8 Competition Pop magazines are often sold weekly. They usually contain features such as games, quizzes and free prize giveaways to tempt their audience. Competitions are usually done by handing out: Free concert tickets A chance to go backstage at a concert Some sort of Digital Technology A signed poster of a Music Artist Fiyinfoluwa Ogedengbe

9 Cross media Cross Media of this Genre ranges from TV, Magazines to Radio. Fiyinfoluwa Ogedengbe

10 Predictions for the future?
How might the genre develop? What direction does it appear to be heading in? Fiyinfoluwa Ogedengbe

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