JPop : The Japanese music genre
It is Japanese Pop music. In traditional Japanese music, Modern J-pop has its roots, but significantly in 1960s pop and in the early 1970s rock music, such as The Beatles and The Beach Boys, which led to Japanese rock bands like Happy End fusing rock with Japanese music .
Further JPop was defined by new wave and crossover fusion acts of the late 1970s such as Yellow Magic Orchestra and Southern All-Stars, then Eurobeat in the early 1990s, namely Namie Amuro. Generally, the music sounds like a mix of pop, rock, and techno. A unique sound that is very pleasing to the ear this mixture produces. Many J-pop songs contain bits of English. Many J-pop song titles and artist names are also in English, while most of the music is in Japanese. JPop music is very addictive. On Japanese rock music and American bands, the Beatles and Beach Boys Modern J-pop is based. For JPop music, these two bands were huge inspirations. Now, Katy Perry is the biggest inspiration.
JPop is singing in Japanese to an upbeat song and pronouncing things in a very English way. Japanese people believe that they are inhabiting this accent from having their role models come from America. after this style of music was established soon, Tower Records Japan started making different kinds of nicknames and styles of singing such as J-reggae were the accent would be Jamaican, J-club were the sound would be more auto-tuned and electronic and so forth with J-indie, J-punk, and J-hip-hop. They took all of the fans when J-pop came around. Though rock music is still popular, it will never be as loved as J-pop. To one of the biggest music industries Japan is home and is starting to affect people all over the world.
To seek stardom People from Europe, Australia, the U.S, and Asia are traveling to Japan. They would go back to their home country then as a star. The artists of JPop do not last long. Most of them will sell one album or a couple of singles and disappear. For more than a decade Artists that stay popular are considered to be phenomenal success. By the Japanese media the term was coined to distinguish Japanese music from foreign music and now refers to most Japanese popular music. The term J-pop was used only for Western-style musicians in Japan at first, such as Pizzicato Five and Flipper's Guitar, just after a Japanese radio station, J-Wave was established.