If you are someone who loves listening to music that consists of ballads and dance tunes then you should tune to compositions of the following country artists…
The American folk music originated around 300 years back. This genre later over the time got to be called as Country music. Mostly string instruments such as banjos, electric and acoustic guitars, fiddles, and harmonicas define this style of music. According to various media reports, in 2009 country music was the most listened to rush hour radio genre during the evening commute, and second most popular in the morning commute in the United States.
It can be noted that this kind of music has attracted a large set music lovers across the world too. In fact it can be observed that country music has inspired many musicians across the global. The lyrics are usually profound and revolve around real life situations. If you are someone who loves listening to music that consists of ballads and dance tunes then you should tune to compositions of the following country artists…
John Denver is considered to be an all time favourite country music artist in the world. Denvar performed primarily with an acoustic guitar and sang about his joy in nature, his enthusiasm for music, and his relationship trials. Denver was an avid pilot, and died in a single fatality crash of his personal aircraft at the age of 53. Sigh!
If you have followed the popular American music reality show The Voice you would surely know how charming Blake Shelton is when holds the mike. Married to the popular country singer Miranda Lambert Shelton is considered to the sexiest musician from this side of music world. Shelton’s compositions are high on energy and groovy.
George Strait is called the ‘King of Country’ and is considered to be one of the most influential recording artists of all time. He is one of those who musicians who still put on that cowboy look before getting on the stage. He is also known for being one of the first and main country artists to bring country music back to its roots and away from the pop country era in the 1980s.
Alan Jackson is popular for his style on blending traditional honky tonk and mainstream country sounds. Jackson’s song, ‘remember when’ is one of those songs that turned country music to hit the charts. He is known to have concentrated to stick around to the traditional side of this music genre.
This 2005 American Idol winner is probably the most popular female country singer in the world. Carrie Underwood is known for giving the world some of most heart touching songs from this genre. Along with music she is trying her luck in acting too.
Sit back and enjoy the weekend by adding some of these popular country songs on your playlist!