The History of Pop MusicPop is short for popular,and its remained thedefining term for the ever-changing music favored bythe public. Although notspecifically applied until themiddle of the 20th century,pop music as such can betraced by a few decadesbefore that.
Main Representatives ofPOPRepresentativesThe main figures representing commercialpop music and mainstream are MichaelJackson, Madonna, Britney Spears,Backstreet Boys, Robbie Williams, CelineDion, Justin Timberlake, Christina Aguilera,Elton John, Spice Girls, Kylie Minogue, Prince,Bee Gees, etc.
Figures characteristics of Spanish independent popwith the Braves, Pirates, the Planets, Maga, NiñosMutantes, etc.. And Latin pop JuArtists or groups representing independent popEnglish are The Beatles, The Animals, The RollingStones, The Moody Blues, The Bee Gees, The Who,etc.. And independent pop Anglo U2, The Smiths,The Police, My Bloody Valentine, Placebo, Oasis,Coldplay, etc..Juanes, Shakira, Anahi, Paulina Rubio, JulietaVenegas, Ricky Martin, Thalía, Laura Pausini, etc..
MAIN SONGThe main element of pop music is thesong, often between two and half to threeand a half minutes in length, generallymarked by a consistent and noticeablerhythmic element, culturally establishedstyle and traditional structure and simple.