pop music


pop music
`pop ,music noun uncount *
1. ) a type of music, usually played on electronic instruments, that is popular with many people because it consists of short songs with a strong beat and simple tunes that are easy to remember. Pop music is often simply called pop.
2. ) any music that is popular at a particular time

Usage of the words and phrases in modern English. 2013.

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