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country pop



country pop (uncountable)

  1. A subgenre of country music, blending the sounds of the Nashville sound and popular music; produced and marketed to reach a wide audience.
  2. (pejorative) Any country music that sounds more like popular music than traditional forms of country (e.g. honky tonk).

Usage notesEdit

The term country pop is often used as a catch-all when referring to country music produced after 1990, when artists such as Garth Brooks, Tim McGraw and Faith Hill rose to fame and their styles became very popular.