This article describes trends in popular music in the s. See also: s in the music industry. By the mids, the style of vocals popular in indie pop have become immensely widespread among pop instrumentalists as they are commonly used by younger artists, like Selena Gomez , Lana Del Rey , Lorde and Birdy. Traditional instruments , such as the mandolin, dulcimer, ukulele, bongos and accordion, have been used more often, especially by indie rock musicians and singer-songwriters, including Mumford and Sons , Vance Joy , Phillip Phillips , and The Lumineers , along with country players, such as Chris Stapleton and Zac Brown Band.
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Today in , Prince released his debut album For You. Prince has sold over million records worldwide, making him one of the best-selling artists of all time. We miss him dearly, and this album is where it all began. Forty of the artists on the U. Top singles chart were Brits - a new record. At this time, Love was unaware that her husband Kurt Cobain was dead at their home his body wasn't discovered until April 8 by an electrician who had arrived to install a security system at their house. The official cause of death was a drug overdose. Tragically, her mother, Paula Yates, died from similar causes in , when Peaches was He began playing guitar and piano as a child, mentored by his cousin Ronnie Van Zant, but largely gave up music until the plane crash in which Ronnie, the founder and lead singer of Lynyrd Skynyrd, was killed.
In Music History
The 's were a time of upheaval in society, fashion, attitudes and especially music. Before , the music of the sixties still reflected the sound, style and beliefs of the previous decade and many of the hit records were by artists who had found mainstream success in the s, like Elvis Presley, Ray Charles, Dion, and The Everly Brothers. In and the years to follow, a number of social influences changed what popular music was and gave birth to the diversity that we experience with music today.
On this page you can discover important events from country music history for each day of the year. Be sure to check back regularly to update your country trivia! Aug 27, Pearl releases the Garth Brooks album "Triple Live" as a free download. Thompson Square plays at Woodward Park in Fresno, California, to launch a radiothon to raise money for a children's hospital.