Country pop facts for kids

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Country pop
Stylistic origins Country and western (especially countrypolitan), pop music, folk rock
Cultural origins 1960s in Nashville, Tennessee
Typical instruments Vocals, guitar, electric guitar, bass, drums, pedal steel guitar or dobro- Occasional use of other instruments such as keyboard/organ
Mainstream popularity Mainstream through the United States, some popularity in Canada and Western Europe.
Derivative forms Adult contemporary
Other topics
Nashville sound - Country rock - Outlaw country - Southern soul

Country pop is a sub-genre of country music and pop music. This music emerged in the 1970s. Country pop acts either cross over to adult contemporary or Top 40.

Examples of country pop musicians include Taylor Swift, Shania Twain, Jessica Simpson, The Band Perry and Crystal Gayle.

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