What does popular music mean?

Definitions for popular music
pop·u·lar mu·sic

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. popular music, popular music genre(noun)

    any genre of music having wide appeal (but usually only for a short time)

Wiktionary

  1. popular music(Noun)

    Any genre of music that has a wide appeal amongst the general public of a society dominated by urban culture and advanced technology, especially music with less complexity than "classical music".

Freebase

  1. Popular music

    Popular music belongs to any of a number of musical genres "having wide appeal" and is typically distributed to large audiences through the music industry. It stands in contrast to both art music and traditional music, which are typically disseminated academically or orally to smaller, local audiences. The original application of the term is to music of the 1880s Tin Pan Alley period in the United States. Although popular music sometimes is known as "pop music," the two terms are not interchangeable. Popular music is a generic term for music of all ages that appeals to popular tastes, whereas pop music usually refers to a specific musical genre.

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How to say popular music in sign language?

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of popular music in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of popular music in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

Examples of popular music in a Sentence

  1. Armand Leroi:

    We had a sense that lots of people have opinions about popular music, but nobody has any objective evidence.

  2. Ken Ehrlich:

    We couldn't think of a more appropriate way to honor him than by bringing together his bandmates and longtime friend and collaborator, Jackson Browne, to play an Eagles classic that forever changed popular music, it'll be an emotional moment for many of us -- one of reflection, respect, and celebration.

  3. Keith Richards ':

    There's something incredibly powerful about the blues -- the raw blues. But then, there isn't a piece of popular music probably that you've heard that hasn't in some weird way been influenced by the blues, i think it's probably the original musical form in the world, when it comes down to it.

  4. Django Reinhardt:

    Jazz attracted me because in it I found a formal perfection and instrumental precision that I admire in classical music, but which popular music doesn't have.

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