Did you know that country music has 6 generations? The bluesy music that we listen to today is completely different from what it was in the beginning. When immigrants brought their instruments to North America, the folk music got blended with the southern roots.
It was in 1920s that country music majored as one of the biggest music genre in the country.
In the 1930s and 1940s, country music was popularized by radio.
During 1950s and 1960s, country music evolved greatly when gospel music and bluegrass were introduced.
The decade of 1970s saw a tremendous change when country pop, folk and soft rock were included in country music.
In the 1990s, country music was highly popular worldwide due to the fame of various country bands touring across the nation.
2000s onwards, country music has spread worldwide due to singers like Carrie Underwood, Blake Shelton, Lady Antebellum and Taylor Swift.