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1United KingdomThe United Kingdom (UK) is a sovereign state which consists of the political and economic union of England, Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland. It was a member of the European Union (EU) from 1973 to 2016. The UK is well known for ancient and modern literature, its influence in world music, its historical ...read more.

Ahh... It's un-debatable. Take, for example the Beatles, the most influential pop-rock group of ALL TIME and STILL WILL ALWAYS BE! I also love Dire Straits, the Gallaghers (Or they might be Irish... )etc. I hate American Artists such as Madonna and Britney Spears and Miley Cyrus... It can clearly be seen by the producers that they don't know anything about music.

Undeniably the best; the Beatles, Led Zeppelin, Pink Floyd, Dire Straights, the Animals, the Rolling Stones, Queen, there really cannot be a debate about this. Arctic Monkeys, Oasis, Peace, Wild Beasts, Foals, and I'm sure they're a lot of things I don't listen to, having the selective taste that I do. Sure, I'm sure America produces more music by volume, having 5 times the population and all, but for quality and how influential it is, the UK surely takes the lead.

British Music IS the best. Seriously. The Beatles, Queen, Led Zeppelin, Pink Floyd, Dire Straights, the Animals, The Rolling Stones, Arctic Monkeys, Oasis, Peace, Wild Beasts, Foals, Coldplay, Take That, Adele, Robbie Williams, the list goes on. - Claw

One #direction. Any more words needed?

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2United StatesThe United States of America, or the U.S.A for short, is a federal republic composed of 50 states. 48 of them are contiguous states. There are two other states, Alaska and Hawaii, which are north and south of the contiguous states, respectively. The United States declared its independence in 1776 with ...read more.

Our music spreads rapidly throughout the world while I haven't heard most small songs from other countries. Our music is automatically known while other countries need to make their known to get it to many other places. And we all know America is definition of awesome!

Our music has spread to so many parts of the world and inspired a lot of British artist to imitate American artists. Lets Michael Jackson. King of pop. He is known all over the world. Not to mention Eminem who has gotten the attention of a lot of Europeans because they've never heard of a white rapper. US has best music hands down

We have the biggest-selling music of all time...it's not an opinion, it's a fact. The 3 biggest selling songs of all time are American. It's wonderful here, not only is the music great, but the artists are great too. Good songs are everywhere. Just ignore the trash...there's some in every country! - emraldYE

I voted for the USA because the most popular artists come from there... And my number one music artist, dancer and entertainer, the great and wonderful Michael Jackson comes from the USA! He is the best entertainer of all time.! Enough said.. - Michaelthebest

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3Sweden

Abba, Loreen, Avicii, Zara Larsson, Swedish House Mafia, Europe

Sverige Rocks! Melodic Death Metal, Power Metal etc. In Flames, Sabaton, Amon Amarth!

The reason why Sweden is popular its because Pewdiepie is born in these country.

ABBA. enough said. - MontyPython

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4CanadaCanada is a country in North America that is next to the United States, and it's the 2nd largest country in the world . This country has 10 provinces, and 3 territories .

Canada has popular music.Drake, Half moon Run, Rush, Shania twain, Metric, Celine Dion, Michael Buble, The Tea Party, Alanis Morissette and a lot more.

Some of the good canadian musicians are rush, neil young, three days grace, the guess who, and simple plan.

Fprget Justin Bieber, Canada is the origin of great musical acts such as Neil Young, The Band, and Nickelback.

Canada has great music

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5South KoreaSouth Korea, officially the Republic of Korea, is a sovereign state in East Asia, constituting the southern part of the Korean Peninsula.

Mainstream Kpop is way better than mainstream American pop

Korean music is awesome hands down. Nearly every K-pop song has a dance and many singers are just hilarious people

Korean music is so popular in worldwide especially Asia, their music is not only interesting but also catchy!

Kpop is so good these days! Vote for South Korea!

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6AustraliaAustralia, officially known as the Commonwealth of Australia, is a country comprising the mainland of the Australian continent, the island of Tasmania, and numerous smaller islands . Australia has a very warm climate and is very dry .

The Bee Gees, Men at work, And the wiggles are all from Australia

Umm AC/DC, they are still pretty popular. Don't believe me? Check out how many people attended their concert in Buenos Aries just a couple years ago.

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7GermanyGermany was formally united in 1871 under the initiative of Bismarck with King Wilhelm of Prussia as emperor. The previous 'Holy Roman Empire', basically a continuation of the empire of Charlemagne/Karl der Grosse was dissolved in 1806. ...read more.

Rammstein, Tokio Hotel, Modern Talking... - Wonderful

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8ItalyItaly, in italian Repubblica Italiana, is a unitary parliamentary republic in Europe . Italy covers an area of 301,338 km2. With almost 62 million inhabitants, it is the 3rd most populous EU member state . Located in the heart of the Mediterranean Sea, Italy shares open land borders with France, Switzerland, ...read more.

Laura Pausini, Zucchero, blind opera singer Andrea Bocelli, Elisa, rock band Verdena.

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9IrelandFormed in 1916 after the Easter uprising, Ireland is a small country with a population of roughly 5 million.

U2, The cranberrys, Sinead o connor, boomtown rats, the frames, thin lizzy, snow patrol, the undertones, damian rice, westlife, to name but a few, we can claim at bit of other uk acts as well with irish blood - liam and noel gallagher,

South Korea no 5 ha ha yeah I'm sure

Ireland should be 3rd on the list- they gave the world U2 for cryin out loud. That band is the second biggest band of all time after The Beatles. Thin Lizzy, Sinead O'Connor, The Cranberries, Gilbert O'Sullivan, Enya all enjoyed huge success in America and throughout the World. The Pogues - Fairytale of New York still gets into UK chars some 27 years after its release, a bona fide classic. Pop music from the likes of Boyzone, Westlife, country from Danie O'Donnell, and indie from My Bloody Valentine.

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10IndiaIndia, officially the Republic of India, is a country in South Asia. It is the seventh-largest country by area, the second-most populous country (with over 1.2 billion people), and the most populous democracy in the world.

No one accept Indians understand Indian music..

India has best songs from different religions

If India would start to make rock music or artist like badshah and other start to sing hip hop in different languages then other countries artist had to sit in home.

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?South AfricaSouth Africa, officially the Republic of South Africa, is the southernmost sovereign state in Africa. It is bounded on the south by 2,798 kilometers of coastline of Southern Africa stretching along the South Atlantic and Indian Oceans, on the north by the neighbouring countries of Namibia, Botswana ...read more.

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11JamaicaJamaica is an island country situated in the Caribbean Sea, consisting of the third-largest island of the Greater Antilles.

Bob Marley he is king of Reggae :) and lots of singers like Dennis Brown Ziggy marley Peter Tosh, Jimmy Cliff are from Jamaica and let's don't forget about Boney M :))))))

Bob marley is apparently worse than psy and all them other k pop wankers

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13FranceFrance, officially the French Republic, is a sovereign state comprising territory in western Europe and several overseas regions and territories. ...read more.

David Guetta is also from France

How about anggun sasmi, the Indonesian born singer. She hits a big fame in France

Daft punk, Phoenix, justice, yelle, madeon, the French ate blessed with electronic artists.

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14Japan

J-pop is simply under-rated.. Mostly because anyone who seems to like anything about Japan gets to be called a weeaboo... Ok, now, I personally love Japanese music, and recommend it to anyone who likes music itself.. P.S. - it's funny how Japan dint make it to d top ten with Korea at 3... (you'll understand dis if u know d Eastern pop music history)...

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15SpainSpain, officially the Kingdom of Spain, is a sovereign state largely located on the Iberian Peninsula in southwestern Europe, with archipelagos in the Atlantic Ocean and Mediterranean Sea, and several small territories on and near the north African coast.V1 Comment
16Finland

HIM, The Rasmus, Sunrise Avenue, Lordi and many others

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17Russia

I tried to get into Russian music but I haven"t found any really good artists yet... Please let me know of any great ones.

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18Philippines ...read more.

Everybody knows OPM a lot because it adds drama to each and every song. Upbeat OPM is bothered by certain foreign acts but an OPM songs that can only be sung is purely on top notch!

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19Romania

They had a time around the early 2010s where they had a few hits and they're probably better than k or j pop

20UkraineUkraine is a sovereign country in Eastern Europe, bordered by Russia to the east and northeast, Belarus to the northwest, Poland and Slovakia to the west, Hungary, Romania, and Moldova to the southwest, and the Black Sea and Sea of Azov to the south and southeast, respectively.V1 Comment
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