What is Pop Music?
Pop music is the genre of popular music that produces the most hits. If your wondering what a hit is, its's a song that sells many copies, and its on top of the charts every week. Songs that become popular share some certain features. Some those features are a good rhythm, a catchy melody, and they are easy to remember and sing along to.
History of Pop Music
Popular music originated in it's modern form in the 1950s, developed from rock and roll. The term "pop song" was first used in 1926. The term "pop music" originated in Britain in the 1950s. It was used as description for rock and roll and the new music styles that influenced the youth. Some of the well know names in history are; The Beatles, Michael Jackson, Elvis Presley, Bruno Mars, Taylor Swift, Chris Brown, Pharrell Williams, Adam Levine etc.