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ABBA are a Swedish pop group, formed in Stockholm in 1972 by Agnetha Fältskog, Björn Ulvaeus, Benny Andersson, and Anni-Frid Lyngstad.
AllMusic (previously known as All Music Guide or AMG) is an online music guide.
Ariana Grande-Butera (born June 26, 1993) is an American singer and actress.
Audio signal processing or audio processing is the intentional alteration of audio signals often through an audio effect or effects unit.
Auto-Tune is an audio processor created by Antares Audio Technologies which uses a proprietary device to measure and alter pitch in vocal and instrumental music recording and performances.
The Backstreet Boys (often abbreviated as BSB) are an American vocal group, formed in Orlando, Florida in 1993.
Bananarama are a British female pop music vocal group formed in London in 1981 by friends Sara Dallin, Siobhan Fahey and Keren Woodward.
The bass guitar (also known as electric bass, or bass) is a stringed instrument similar in appearance and construction to an electric guitar, except with a longer neck and scale length, and four to six strings or courses.
In music and music theory, the beat is the basic unit of time, the pulse (regularly repeating event), of the mensural level (or beat level).
The Bee Gees --> were a pop music group formed in 1958.
"Believe" is a song recorded by American singer and actress Cher for her twenty-second album of the same name (1998), and was released as the lead single from the album on October 19, 1998 by Warner Bros. Records.
Blackout is the fifth studio album by American singer Britney Spears.
Britney Jean Spears (born December 2, 1981) is an American singer, dancer, and actress.
Bubblegum pop (also known as bubblegum music or simply bubblegum) is a genre of pop music with an upbeat sound contrived and marketed to appeal to pre-teens and teenagers, which may be produced in an assembly-line process, driven by producers and often using unknown singers.
"California Gurls" is a song recorded by American singer Katy Perry.
"Can't Get You Out of My Head" is a song recorded by Australian singer Kylie Minogue for her eighth studio album, titled Fever, which she released in 2001.
Céline Marie Claudette Dion, (born 30 March 1968) is a Canadian singer.
Cher (born May 20, 1946 as Cherilyn Sarkisian, Շերիլին Սարգիսեան) is an American singer and actress.
Christina María Aguilera (born December 18, 1980) is an American singer, songwriter, actress, and television personality.
Confessions on a Dance Floor is the tenth studio album by American singer and songwriter Madonna.
Contemporary hit radio (also known as CHR, contemporary hits, hit list, current hits, hit music, top 40, or pop radio) is a radio format that is common in the United States, United Kingdom, Ireland, Canada, New Zealand, Australia, Singapore, Trinidad and Tobago, South Africa, and the Philippines, that focuses on playing current and recurrent popular music as determined by the top 40 music charts.
Contemporary R&B (also known as simply R&B), is a music genre that combines elements of rhythm and blues, pop, soul, funk, hip hop, and electronic music.
Dance music is music composed specifically to facilitate or accompany dancing.
Dead or Alive was an English pop band, formed in 1980 in Liverpool.
Deborah Ann "Debbie" Gibson (born August 31, 1970) is an American singer-songwriter, record producer and actress.
"Deeper and Deeper" is a song by American singer Madonna from her fifth studio album Erotica (1992).
Destiny's Child was an American girl group whose final and best-known line-up comprised Beyoncé Knowles, Kelly Rowland, and Michelle Williams.
A digital audio workstation (DAW) is an electronic device or application software used for recording, editing and producing audio files.
A disc jockey, often abbreviated as DJ, is a person who plays existing recorded music for a live audience.
Disco is a musical style that emerged in the mid 1960s and early 1970s from America's urban nightlife scene, where it originated in house parties and makeshift discothèques, reaching its peak popularity between the mid-1970s and early 1980s.
"Disturbia" is a song recorded by Barbadian singer Rihanna for Good Girl Gone Bad: Reloaded (2008), a re-release of her third studio album Good Girl Gone Bad (2007).
Diva house or handbag house is an anthemic subgenre of house music that became most popular in gay clubs during the second half of the 1980s.
"Don't Stop the Music" is a song recorded by Barbadian singer Rihanna for her third studio album, Good Girl Gone Bad (2007).
LaDonna Adrian Gaines (December 31, 1948May 17, 2012), widely known by her stage name Donna Summer, was an American singer, songwriter, and painter.
A drum machine is an electronic musical instrument that creates percussion.
An electric guitar is a guitar that uses one or more pickups to convert the vibration of its strings into electrical signals.
Electro (or electro-funk).
Electronic dance music (also known as EDM, dance music, club music, or simply dance) is a broad range of percussive electronic music genres made largely for nightclubs, raves, and festivals.
An electronic drum, also known as electric drums, digital drums, or electronic percussion, is a modern electronic musical instrument, a special type of synthesizer or sampler, primarily designed to serve as an alternative to an acoustic drum kit or other percussion instruments.
Electronic music is music that employs electronic musical instruments, digital instruments and circuitry-based music technology.
Electronica encompasses a broad group of electronic-based styles such as techno, house, ambient, jungle and other electronic music styles intended not just for dancing.
Electropop is a variant of synth-pop that places more emphasis on a harder, electronic sound.
Euro disco (or Eurodisco) is the variety of European forms of electronic dance music that evolved from disco in the later 1970s; incorporating elements of pop, new wave and rock into a disco-like continuous dance atmosphere.
Eurobeat is either a form of the British dance-pop variant of Eurodisco, or Hi-NRG-driven Italo disco music.
Eurodance (sometimes known as Euro-NRG or Euro) is a genre of electronic dance music that originated in the late 1980s in Europe.
Europop (also Euro pop) refers to a style of pop music that originated in Europe during the late 1960s and developed to today's form throughout the late 1970s.
Fever is the eighth studio album by Australian singer Kylie Minogue, released on 1 October 2001 internationally by Parlophone.
"Firework" is a song by American singer Katy Perry from her third studio album, Teenage Dream (2010).
Funk is a music genre that originated in African American communities in the mid-1960s when African American musicians created a rhythmic, danceable new form of music through a mixture of soul music, jazz, and rhythm and blues (R&B).
Giovanni Giorgio Moroder (born 26 April 1940) is an Italian singer, songwriter, DJ and record producer.
Gloria Estefan (née Fajardo; born September 1, 1957) is a Cuban-American singer, songwriter, actress, and businesswoman.
In music, groove is the sense of propulsive rhythmic "feel" or sense of "swing".
Hi-NRG (pronounced "high energy") is a genre of uptempo disco or electronic dance music (EDM) that originated in the United States during the late 1970s and early 1980s.
Hip hop music, also called hip-hopMerriam-Webster Dictionary entry on hip-hop, retrieved from: A subculture especially of inner-city black youths who are typically devotees of rap music; the stylized rhythmic music that commonly accompanies rap; also rap together with this music.
A hook is a musical idea, often a short riff, passage, or phrase, that is used in popular music to make a song appealing and to "catch the ear of the listener".
"Hot n Cold" is a song by American singer Katy Perry.
House music is a genre of electronic dance music created by club DJs and music producers in Chicago in the early 1980s.
"I Love Your Smile" is a song by American singer Shanice, released in 1991 as the lead single from her second studio album Inner Child (1991).
"I'm Too Sexy" is the debut song by British group Right Said Fred.
J-pop (often stylized as J-POP; ジェイポップ jeipoppu; an abbreviation for Japanese pop), natively also known simply as, is a musical genre that entered the musical mainstream of Japan in the 1990s.
Janet Damita Jo Jackson (born May 16, 1966) is an American singer, songwriter, dancer, and actress.
Jennifer Lynn Lopez (born July 24, 1969) is an American singer, actress, dancer and producer.
Jessica Ann Johnson (née Simpson; born July 10, 1980) is an American singer, actress and fashion designer.
"Just Dance" is the debut single by American singer Lady Gaga.
K-pop (abbreviation of Korean pop) characterized by a wide variety of audiovisual elements.
Katheryn Elizabeth Hudson (born October 25, 1984), known professionally as Katy Perry, is an American singer, songwriter, and television judge.
Kesha Rose Sebert (born March 1, 1987; formerly stylized as Ke$ha) is an American singer, songwriter, rapper and actress.
A keyboard instrument is a musical instrument played using a keyboard, a row of levers which are pressed by the fingers.
Kylie Ann Minogue, (born 28 May 1968) is an Australian-British singer and actress.
Stefani Joanne Angelina Germanotta (born March 28, 1986), known professionally as Lady Gaga, is an American singer, songwriter, and actress.
Light Years is the seventh studio album by Australian recording artist Kylie Minogue.
This is a list of notable dance-pop artists.
Madonna Louise Ciccone (born August 16, 1958) is an American singer, songwriter, actress, and businesswoman.
Martin Sandberg (born 26 February 1971), known professionally as Max Martin, is a Swedish songwriter, record producer and singer.
Mel and Kim were a British pop duo, consisting of sisters Melanie and Kim Appleby.
Michael Joseph Jackson (August 29, 1958 – June 25, 2009) was an American singer, songwriter, and dancer.
Miley Ray Cyrus (born Destiny Hope Cyrus; November 23, 1992) is an American singer, songwriter, and actress.
Music is the eighth studio album by American singer Madonna, released on September 18, 2000 by Maverick and Warner Bros. Records.
"Music" is a song recorded by American singer Madonna as the title track for her eighth studio album (2000).
A music sequencer (or simply sequencer) is a device or application software that can record, edit, or play back music, by handling note and performance information in several forms, typically CV/Gate, MIDI, or Open Sound Control (OSC), and possibly audio and automation data for DAWs and plug-ins.
New jack swing or swingbeatSilverton, Peter.
New wave is a genre of rock music popular in the late 1970s and the 1980s with ties to mid-1970s punk rock.
A nightclub, music club or club, is an entertainment venue and bar that usually operates late into the night.
NSYNC (sometimes stylized as *NSYNC, N*SYNC or 'N Sync) was an American boy band formed in Orlando, Florida in 1995 and launched in Germany by BMG Ariola Munich.
Nu-disco, sometimes called disco house, which can also refer to funky house and to a style of French house, is a 21st-century dance music genre associated with a renewed interest in 1970s and 1980s US disco, early to end-1980s Italo disco and Funk, as well as other synthesizer-heavy European dance styles.
Ogg is a free, open container format maintained by the Xiph.Org Foundation.
Paula Julie Abdul (born June 19, 1962) is an American dancer, choreographer, singer, songwriter, actress, and television personality.
The Pet Shop Boys are an English synthpop duo, formed in London in 1981 and consisting of Neil Tennant (lead vocals, keyboards, occasional guitar) and Chris Lowe (keyboards, vocals).
"Poker Face" is a song by American singer Lady Gaga from her debut studio album, The Fame (2008).
Pop music is a genre of popular music that originated in its modern form in the United States and United Kingdom during the mid-1950s.
Post-disco is a term to describe an aftermath in popular music history circa late 1979–1986, imprecisely beginning with an unprecedented backlash against disco music in the United States, leading to civil unrest and a riot in Chicago known as the Disco Demolition Night on July 12, 1979, and indistinctly ending with the mainstream appearance of house music in the late 1980s.
"Problem" is a song recorded by American singer Ariana Grande, featuring Australian rapper Iggy Azalea.
Ray of Light is the seventh studio album by American singer Madonna.
A record producer or track producer or music producer oversees and manages the sound recording and production of a band or performer's music, which may range from recording one song to recording a lengthy concept album.
Red (stylized as RED) is the fourth studio album by American singer-songwriter Taylor Swift.
"Rescue Me" is a song recorded by American singer Madonna for her first greatest hits album, The Immaculate Collection (1990), written and produced by the singer with Shep Pettibone.
Right Said Fred is an English band based in London and formed by brothers Fred and Richard Fairbrass in 1989.
Robyn Rihanna Fenty (born 20 February 1988) is a Barbadian singer, songwriter, actress, and businesswoman.
Samantha Karen Fox (born 15 April 1966) is an English singer, songwriter, actress, and former glamour model.
Selena Marie Gomez (born July 22, 1992) is an American singer, actress, and producer.
Shanice Lorraine Wilson (born May 14, 1973), better known simply as Shanice, is an American singer–songwriter, actress and dancer.
Johan Schuster (born 1 February 1985), known professionally as Shellback, is a Swedish songwriter, record producer, and musician.
Singing is the act of producing musical sounds with the voice and augments regular speech by the use of sustained tonality, rhythm, and a variety of vocal techniques.
Soul Dancing is the third album by American singer-songwriter Taylor Dayne.
The Spice Girls are an English pop girl group formed in 1994.
"Spinning Around" is a song recorded by Australian singer Kylie Minogue for her seventh studio album, Light Years (2000).
Stephen Thomas Erlewine (born June 18, 1973) is an American music critic and senior editor for AllMusic.
Stock Aitken Waterman (abbreviated as SAW) are an English songwriting and record producing trio consisting of Mike Stock, Matt Aitken, and Pete Waterman.
Synth-pop (short for synthesizer pop; also called techno-pop) is a subgenre of new wave music that first became prominent in the late 1970s and features the synthesizer as the dominant musical instrument.
A synthesizer (often abbreviated as synth, also spelled synthesiser) is an electronic musical instrument that generates electric signals that are converted to sound through instrument amplifiers and loudspeakers or headphones.
Taylor Dayne (born March 7, 1962), is an American singer, songwriter, and actress.
Taylor Alison Swift (born December 13, 1989) is an American singer-songwriter.
Techno is a form of electronic dance music that emerged in Detroit, Michigan, in the United States during the mid-to-late 1980s.
Teen pop is a subgenre of pop music that is created, marketed and oriented towards preteens and teenagers.
"That's the Way It Is" is the lead single from Celine Dion's greatest hits album All the Way... A Decade of Song, released on 1 November 1999.
The Thomson Corporation was one of the world's largest information companies.
Tiffany Renee Darwish (born October 2, 1971), simply known by her mononym Tiffany, is an American singer, songwriter, actress, and former teen icon.
"Tik Tok" (stylized as "TiK ToK") is the debut single by American singer Kesha.
Trance is a genre of electronic<!-- The source says electronic music, not electronic dance music ---> music that emerged from the rave scene in the United Kingdom in the late 1980s and developed further during the early 1990s in Germany before spreading throughout the rest of Europe, as a more melodic offshoot from techno and house.
Urban contemporary is a music radio format.
Usher Raymond IV (born October 14, 1978), is an American singer, songwriter and dancer.
Video game music is the soundtrack that accompanies video games.
Vocal trance is a subgenre of trance music that focuses on vocals and melodies.
"Vogue" is a song by American singer Madonna from her second soundtrack album I'm Breathless (1990).
Whitney Elizabeth Houston (August 9, 1963 – February 11, 2012) was an American singer and actress.
1989 is the fifth studio album by American singer-songwriter Taylor Swift, released on October 27, 2014 through Big Machine Records.