Music and Its Effect on People
Music is one of the best therapies that help us to reduce our stress level. And it is very effective in swinging mood into positive state as well. As per a medical research done on music and its effects on patients in critical condition, like those suffering from Alzheimer or those who have lost their mental health, they can easily recover their mental state if they can listen to music for more than an hour every day. And in many of the cases, patients who have gone into comma start showing positive signs or they start improving their mental health after music therapy is done on them. But this depends on individual patient condition and the music too.
There are various types of music like pop, jazz, fusion, rock etc. Every place and culture has its own kind of songs, which reflects their lifestyle.
Pop music is a kind of music that is very popular in the western world. It first started in the 1950s and 1960s. There is another school of thought that it is derived from rock and roll. Many of them call it pop music as it is a very popular music. It is kind of electric music that borrows elements of styles from different varieties of musical like urban, dance, rock, country etc.
Is this sounding too noisy? We’ll make it easier for you. If we name the top 7 pop singers then you can easily understand how much popular they are among their fans!
- Michael Jackson
- Britney Spears
- Katy Perry
- Justin Bibber
So, you must be able to understand and guess how much popular pop music is.
Earlier it was only famous in English speaking countries, but now it has been accepted all over the world.
Pop song was first recorded in the year 1926. But with The Beatles, it got its popularity; it was the first band that made it so popular that everybody started liking it. Then it came to Madonna and Michael Jackson who took the popularity to the next level.
The massive selling album of MJ is Thriller in 1982, and till now it has sold more than 40 million copies. So, you must have by now understood how popular it is.