Music genres similar to or like J-pop

Musical genre that entered the musical mainstream of Japan in the 1990s. Wikipedia

  • Music of Japan

    The music of Japan includes a wide array of performers in distinct styles, both traditional and modern. The word for "music" in Japanese is 音楽 (ongaku), combining the kanji 音 on (sound) with the kanji 楽 gaku (enjoy). Wikipedia

  • Japanese rock

    Rock music from Japan. Called Group Sounds, with lyrics almost exclusively in English. Wikipedia

  • List of best-selling music artists in Japan

    The best-selling music artists in Japan include Japanese artists with claims of 15 million or more record sales. Largest physical music market in the world and the second largest overall behind the United States, and the biggest in Asia, according to International Federation of the Phonographic Industry. Wikipedia

  • Enka

    Popular Japanese music genre considered to resemble traditional Japanese music stylistically. Relatively recent musical form, while adopting a more traditional musical style in its vocalism than ryūkōka music, popular during the prewar years. Wikipedia

  • Electronic dance music

    Broad range of percussive electronic music genres made largely for nightclubs, raves, and festivals. Generally produced for playback by DJs who create seamless selections of tracks, called a mix, by segueing from one recording to another. Wikipedia

  • 1980s in music

    Overview of the major events and trends in popular music in the 1980s. The 1980s saw the emergence of dance music and new wave. Wikipedia


    Sentences forJ-pop

    • Popular music in post-war Japan has been heavily influenced by American and European trends, which has led to the evolution of J-pop.Japan-Wikipedia
    • The title, initially announced in 2008, would have featured J-pop music, and would have been "the first US-originated rock music game to be heavily localized for the Japanese market".Rock Band-Wikipedia
    • Music from idol singers is generally categorized under J-pop, though talent agencies may label them under the sub-genre "idol pop" for further distinction.Japanese idol-Wikipedia
    • Of particular importance is the influence on East Asian nations, where hip hop music has become fused with local popular music to form different styles such as K-pop, C-pop and J-pop.Hip hop music-Wikipedia
    • Sakamoto's second marriage ended in August 2006, 14 years after a mutual decision to live separately—Yano and Sakamoto raised one daughter, J-pop singer Miu Sakamoto.Ryuichi Sakamoto-Wikipedia
    • Electronic J-pop band Perfume performed one concert on 3 November 2010 titled "1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11" to mark their 10th going into 11th year as a band.Tokyo Dome-Wikipedia

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