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  1. 1. Task 6Task 6 Choose a musical genre/genres to feature in your magazine. List below the names of bands/artists that are part of this genre, a brief history of the genre and the type of imagery associated with it. ALL ABOUT R&B/Pop R&B music is extremely popular throughout the world at the momentand especially with 12 to 30 year olds both males and females, it is also often played at clubs and at partys as it had very good rhythm and beats.The type of imagery that is associated with this genre is: hot weather,drinks, holiday, palm trees, America, Los Angeles, colours, adults, and loud music, but also urban fashion clothes. Rhythm and blues, often abbreviated to R&B and RnB, is a genre ofpopular African-American music that originated in the 1940s. The termhas subsequently had a number of shifts in meaning. In the early 1950s, the term rhythm and blues was frequently applied to blues records. Starting in the mid-1950s, after this style of music contributed to thedevelopment of rock and roll, the term "R&B" became used to refer to music styles that developed from and incorporated electric blues, as well as gospel and soul music. By the 1970s, rhythm and blues wasused as a blanket term for soul and funk. In the 1980s, a newer style of R&B developed, becoming known as "Contemporary R&B". - Contemporary R&B is a music genre that combines elements of rhythm and blues, pop, soul, funk and hip hop.Although the abbreviation "R&B" originates from traditional rhythm andblues music, today the term R&B is most often used to describe a styleof African-American music originating after the demise of disco in the 1980s. Electronic influences are becoming an increasing trend, and the use of hip hop or dance-inspired beats are typical.
  2. 2. • Rihanna• Lil Wayne• Drake• Beyoncé• Nicki Minaj• Michael Jackson• Usher• Chris brown• T-pain• T.I• Alicia Keys• Whitney Houston• Ne-Yo• Kanye West• Janet Jackson
  3. 3. Pop music is one of the most popular types of music ever as it has parts of all the music genres possible – it is a mix of everything and that is why it appeals to such a diverse audience. Even the name it self proves this – popular.The theme associated with this genre is: colourfulness, positive/happy feel, lots of instruments, popular amongst absolutely all ages, fast beats, some bass, summer, partying, clubbing ect. Pop music (a term that originally derives from an abbreviation of "popular") is a genre of popular music which originated in its modern form in the 1950s. The terms popular music and pop music are often used interchangeably. As a genre, pop music is very eclectic, often borrowing elements from other styles including urban, dance, rock,Latin and country; nonetheless, there are core elements which define pop. Such include generally short-to-medium length songs, written in a basic format (often the verse-chorus structure), as well as the common employment of repeated choruses, melodic tunes, and catchy hooks. So-called "pure pop" music, such as power pop, features all theseelements, using electric guitars, drums and bass for instrumentation; in the case of such music, the main goal is usually that of being pleasurable to listen to, rather than having much artistic depth. Pop music is generally thought of as a genre which is commercially recorded and desires to have a mass audience appeal.
  4. 4. • Lady Gaga• Rihanna• One Direction• Pussycat Dolls• Girls Aloud• The Saturdays• Black Eyed Peas• Justin Bieber• Shakira• Jessie J• Carly Rae Jepsen• Eminem• Tulisa• Cheryl Cole• Pixie Lott• Ellie Golding• Beyonce• Olly Murs• Leona Lewis• Cher Lloyd• Timberland• Justin Timberlake• Britney Spears• Katy Perry• Jennifer Lopez• Taylor Swift• Miley Cyrus• Christina Augilera• Flo-Rida