• Ragtime and Jazz

    Ragtime and Jazz
    This genre of music was born in the USA, and it was very popular among young people
  • Swing

    People liked to dance to this music, it was very energetic
  • Jitterbug

    It was a type of Swing, people danced with it and it was a bit more acrobatic than regular Swing
  • Rock and Roll

    Rock and Roll
    Rock and Roll became very popular. Elvis Presley was one of the best-known Rock and Roll artists. His most famous song is Can't Help Falling in Love
  • The Beatles

    The Beatles
    They were a popular band from Liverpool, in England. John Lennon, Paul McCartney, and Ringo Star used to sing in the band. One of their most famous songs was Here Comes the Sun
  • Punk

    Punk music began to be famous with the bands The Clash and The Sex Pistols. It was considered an aggressive form of rock music, but people liked it a lot
  • Hip Hop and Rap

    Hip Hop and Rap
    This style of music was originated in New York, in the neighborhood of Harlem and the Bronx
  • Britpop

    British singers and bands became famous internationally, mostly in the USA and in Europe
  • Electronic music

    Electronic music
    Electronic music became popular in this decade, it was quite similar to hip hop
  • Pop music

    Pop music
    Some of the most famous pop singers were Katy Perry, Bruno Mars, Britney Spears, Kesha, Eminem, Lady Gaga and Rihanna