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Pop music (a term that originally derives from an abbreviation of "popular") is a genre of popular music which originated in its modern form in the 1950s, deriving from rock and roll. The terms popular music and pop music are often used interchangeably, even though the former is a description of music which is popular (and can include any style), whilst the latter is a specific genre containing qualities of mass appeal.

As a genre, pop music is very eclectic, often borrowing elements from other styles including urban, dance, rock, Latin and country; nonetheless, there are core elements which define pop. Such include generally short-to-medium length songs, written in a basic format (often the verse-chorus structure), as well as the common employment of repeated choruses, melodic tunes, and catchy hooks.

So-called "pure pop" music, such as power pop, features all these elements, using electric guitars, drums and bass for instrumentation; in the case of such music, the main goal is usually that of being pleasurable to listen to, rather than having much artistic depth. Pop music is generally thought of as a genre which is commercially recorded and desires to have a mass audience appeal.

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Dani
8,627 plays, 181 followers

Berlin, Germany

Pop, Rock, Experimental


Bowdy Brown
3,563 plays, 32 followers

Santa Monica, CA, United States

Alternative, Rock, Pop


Beautiful Tuesday
4,500 plays, 82 followers

Cape Cod, MA, United States

Acoustic, Pop, Folk


Aderiana Vasquez
2,768 plays, 38 followers

APPLE VALLEY, CA, United States

R&B, Pop, Soul


Loose Cash
2,734 plays, 59 followers

Chicago, United States

Hip Hop, R&B, Pop


Echo Rain
3,020 plays, 47 followers

Brighton, United Kingdom

Pop, Punk, Emo


Born54
2,382 plays, 27 followers

Barcelona, Spain

Pop, Indie, Folk


Philadelphia
2,176 plays, 28 followers

Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, United States

Pop, Punk, Rock


Michael G
2,065 plays, 27 followers

PHILLY, United States

R&B, Pop, Soul


The Black Moth Project
1,076 plays, 24 followers

Austin, United States

Electronica, Indie, Pop


Dreaming The Coast.
1,421 plays, 9 followers

Nashville, TN, United States

Acoustic, Pop


Sage Eridani
1,084 plays, 15 followers

Austin, United States

Indie, Pop, Electronica


Ash Reid
1,208 plays, 3 followers

Sydney, Australia

Pop


Belve TuT
258 plays, 4 followers

Baltimore , Maryland , United States

Hip Hop, Rap, Pop


Scott Brodie
1,572 plays, 13 followers

Dundee, United Kingdom

Rock, Pop


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