Evolution of music genres

Timeline created by oxu
In Music
  • 1900’s - Operas

    1900’s - Operas
    Dramatic acts through singing
  • 1920’s - Jazz

    1920’s - Jazz
    Mix of blues and ragtime
  • 1940’s - Country

    1940’s - Country
    Rural southern U.S. music played with guitars fiddles, etc.
  • 1950's - R&B, Blues, Classic Pop, Country, Jazz and Rock 'n' Roll.

    1950's -  R&B, Blues, Classic Pop, Country, Jazz and Rock 'n' Roll.
    Many different styles of music were popular. The songs played in this time were very up-beat and catchy.
  • 1960's - British Bands

    1960's - British Bands
    Bands from Britain, some known as The Beatles.
  • 1970’s - Disco music

    1970’s - Disco music
    Dance music found usually at clubs
  • 1980’s - Charity music

    1980’s - Charity music
    Music in the 80's was all about image. Artists often wrote songs that were about serious causes and they wanted to show the audience that they were generous.
  • 1990’s - teen-pop and Hip-Hop

    1990’s - teen-pop and Hip-Hop
    In the 90's everyone was figuring out what type of music they liked and there wasn't just a few types anymore. The 90's was a type for experimentation.
  • 2000’s - pop, hip hop, and R&B

    2000’s -  pop, hip hop, and R&B
    A time where Michael Jackson still had the spotlight
  • 2010’s (now) - pop and hip hop

    2010’s (now) - pop and hip hop
    People use music to express themselves however they want and the artists express how they feel in concerts