Countries With the Best Music

The Top Ten

1 United Kingdom United Kingdom The United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, commonly shortened to United Kingdom, UK or Britain is a Sovereign State located of the Northwestern coast of Europe. It is a Parliamentary Constitutional Monarchy currently lead by Monarch Queen Elizabeth II and it's current prime minister is more.

The Beatles, Queen, Rolling Stones, The Sex Pistols, Enter Shikari, Amy Winehouse, The Prodigy, Genesis, Pink Floyd, Black Sabbath, Iron Maiden, Arctic Monkeys, Blur/Gorillaz, Oasis, The Clash, Muse, Robbie Williams, Bullet for my Valentine, Fatboy Slim, Judas Priest The Streets, Dizzee Rascal, the list of awesome artists from the United Kingdom, goes on and on and on

The Beatles, Queen, Rolling Stones, Led Zeppelin, The Clash, Pink Floyd

'enough said

Some classic bands, like Iron Maiden, Black Sabbath, The Sex Pistols, and now some amazing modern bands... Bullet For My Valentine, Lostprophets, Arctic Monkeys, Lostprophets, Biffy Clyro... I agree bands like Alter Bridge, Metallica and Foo Fighters are American, and that mean's they're a very close second.


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2 United States United States The 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 from the more.

Yes, underneath the mainstream garbage is real, true music.
You have to look for it, but it's there.
And you can't say you've never had a favorite singer, any time period, from the USA.
And I'm sorry but Canada? Justin Bieber, Avril Lavigne, Nickelback, what?
How about Michael Jackson, Elvis Presley, Frank Sinatra, Billy Joel, etc, etc? Are we going to completely wipe out the USA's history of music just because of the last few years?

I too agree with Canada, but you must consider that Rush (don't confuse with Big Time Rush, not even accidentally! ), most talented band ever, is Canadian - DejanKalinic

The USA has the best music out of all the countries. Now I'm not saying that other countries don't make fantastic music, but how can you compete with the King of Pop Michael Jackson, the King of Rock and Roll Elvis Presley. Not to mention Frank Sinatra, and the best trumpet player of all time Louis Armstrong. And rock and roll was born in this country. Just like jazz and the Blues and pop and many other kinds of music. Aerosmith, and Metallica also come from the USA. plus other artists like the Black Eyed Peas, Madonna, Garth Brooks, Whitney Houston, etc. And many other bands and singers may have been born in other countries, but when they came to the United States, they made their best music. For example: U2, The Beatles, Led Zeppelin, etc. this is the best country for music. Without a doubt.

Yes, nowadays there is a lot garbage from this country but don't forget that roughly 95% of the music we like is from US & no matter what kind of music we like. Everybody can find the best songs of his favorite genres only in the USA. Yes there are also countries with good music, like the UK, Italy & France. But what are doing in top 10 countries like Ireland, New Zealand, Germany & Brazil? These four countries generally never had normal music by far. - Fan_of_Good_Music

I agree with you that US has the best music in the world, but germany definitely isn't that bad - Disturbedpotato

Sorry Americans, but Despacito was not originated from the US. - WorldPuncher47592834

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3 Canada Canada Canada is a country in North America that is next to the United States, and it's the 2nd largest country in the world by area (size is 9.985 million km²). This country has 10 provinces, and 3 territories. Canada became a dominion on July 1, 1867. Its 10 provinces are: Ontario, British Columbia, Quebec, more.

Too many good bands to name despite a population that is dwarfed by its bigger friends. Trooper, rush, three days grace, three doors down, april wine, sum 41, not to mention Justin beiber is a talented artist or he wouldn't be where he was (any non biased musician will tell you that) as well as drake (who owns the rap game right now) as well as the Weeknd. Alexisonfire, dead and divine, protest the hero. The list goes on for a while. that's why I think this country makes the best music.

Canada should be above Sweden on this list. Sweden doesn't have an many internationally acclaimed music giants as Canada has (with the except of the immortal ABBA, of course). Think of this. Bryan Adams. Arcade Fire. Rush. The Band. Barenaked Ladies. Oscar Peterson. Tragically Hip. Blue Rodeo. Nickelback. You can 1000% understand that the UK and the US are #1 and #2 respectively, but Canada should be third, with Sweden in fourth.

Some of the best canadian musicians in my opinion are rush, three days grace, silverstein, the guess who, sum 41, anvil, and the barenaked ladies.

Yeh Canada is talented but all of them just come down to the USA and make money - BreakFastBeast2005

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4 Sweden Sweden Sweden, officially the Kingdom of Sweden, is a Scandinavian country in Northern Europe. more.

Sweden is the 3rd biggest music country after USA and UK. That's very good for a such small country.

Sweden are doing so much in the background of the music industry without getting any credits for it. Sweden is like standing behind half of the Americans biggest pop hits since 2000.
Hits like

Baby One More Time by Britney Spears
I want is that way by Backstreet Boys
On the Floor by Jennifer Lopez and Pitbull
Rain Over Me by Pitbull
Starships by Nicki Minaj
Stronger What Doesn t Kill You by Kelly Clarkson
So What and Raise Your Glass by Pink
Poker Face and Just dance by Lady Gaga
Shake it off , Blank Space and Bad Blood by Taylor Swift
About every Katy Perry hit ever!
...and many more

Is all written by Swedes, especially Max Martin.

Just Google up Max Martin to see the truth behind the American biggest pop hits.

From abba to swedish house mafia. The swedes knows how to make music. End of story


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5 India India India, 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. Its capital is New Delhi. Some other major cities are Mumbai, Chennai, and Ahemdabad. more.

When asked this question - many people say UK and US, whose music is not bad, infact very good. This is a matter of individual tastes and clearly people would be biased. But When comparing music that REALLY is able to touch your heart - there is nothing that comes close to Indian music - if you have heard Indian/Bollywood songs - you know I am right, for those who haven't - time to start listening. PS: I have listened to many cultural music from all over.

Indian music is at its best when its embracing its roots, and especially when it's tied to a Bollywood epic. If it wasn't for the language barrier, I think Indian music would be so much bigger internationally. Nothing like the drums, strings, emotive singing and mood of Indian music.

Although just like any other country this doesn't apply to ALL Indians and we should know that already. But sorry to say I have definitely lost all respect for India as a nation. I work in charity. And I am deeply saddened by the state of the Rohingya Muslim community in Burma being massacred. I have seen many Indians condoning the massacre of these people and from what I also see is Hindu communities being repulsive to Muslims without a care that innocent women and children are being butchered. The things I generally read from Indians clearly shows their immense hatred towards other certain nationalities or beliefs and its absolutely rude and sick.


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6 Germany Germany Germany 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. more.

Classical: Mozart, Beethoven, Wagner, Bach, Schubert. I doubt there is any other country coming even close to this.

Electronic: Kraftwerk. Electronic music originated in Germany and Britain, but there are few bands whose contribution is comparable.

Metal: Rammstein, Scorpions. Both are among the best metal bands. Only problem is Rammstein sings mostly in German.

Why'd must Rammstein sings in english, when they are german bands?

All (or at least) most of the credit for classical music and the best musicians go to Germany... How can we ignore this? Even modern bands like Modern Talking and Rammstein, Running Wild and many more are all German... German is among the top 3...

The foundation of Western music comes from Germany. There would be no Beatles or Rolling Stones sound without the great classical composers. So everybody who doesn't vote Germany has no clue about music at all.

Don't forget newer stuff like Milky Chance or Robin Schulz.

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7 Australia Australia Australia, 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 country's official language is English.

AC/DC come from Down Under

Well, there are mediocre singers like Gotye and Guy Sebastian. Keith Urban is incredible, however he was actually born in New Zealand, even though he is usually considered Australian.

Australia could be much higher up this list. But it loses many points for giving the world Rolf Harris.

Great music from down under!

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

They always seem to produce some of the best singers and performers Worldwide over and over again

Jigs, reels, and slip jigs (which are in a 9 count) very odd for Western music. Irish traditional music still has a pulse in the modern era.

Even if you're not from Ireland listening to Irish music will make you feel like you have been living there your whole life

They have epic rock bands and stuff, but I just love their traditional music so bloody much! Greetings from a Scot.

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9 England England England, previously the Kingdom of England, is a constituent country of the United Kingdom along with Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland. more.

So good it's on here twice!

One of the super heavyweights of the music world indeed.

Too cool! Thankyou

Actually,this should be first,people would vote the UK,england is part of the UK,and most music artists from the UK are English.

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10 France France France, officially the French Republic, is a sovereign state comprising territory in western Europe and several overseas regions and territories. The European part of France, called metropolitan France, extends from the Mediterranean Sea to the English Channel and the North Sea, and from the Rhine to more.

France has a very deep supply of very good music in virtually all music genres, in particular in electronic, rap and metal.

This is the country that gave us daft punk.

Great country for lots of different type of musics.

Edith Piaf, Daft Punk, Jean Michael Jarre, Charles Trenet, Charles Azanavour, Air,Phoenix., Debussy..France should be in the top 5...

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The Contenders

11 Italy Italy Italy, in italian Repubblica Italiana, is a unitary parliamentary republic in Europe. more.

My two favorite Italian composers have got to be ennio morricone and nino rota, And my two favorite Italian bands are lacuna coil and rhapsody of fire.

Maybe not well known as english or american ones, but italians made music. From singers to bands to composers to opera (created by italians).

The music of this period isn't very good but the music of the past or of the 20th century was very very good. Italy is fantastic.

Italy has such amazing music scene. 1 of the best music scenes in Europe.

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

These guys really work hard to put out very different and complex music. In Kpop, it is apparent when headliners like Girls' Generation, BoA, 2NE1, SHINee, and 2PM release new songs that they have come a long way. All of these artists work nonstop, not only releasing Korean tracks, but also Japanese, Mandarin, and even some English. They are reaching out to the rest of Asia, and the world. Last month alone, tons of South Korean idols released comeback albums, singles, mini-albums, and music videos. I hope more people will appreciate South Korean Music and Culture more.

They work to make sure that people can relate to their music and that they've given their all and more into what they've produced. They succeed all limits and really move people from places like Australia to places like Canada. BTS started from a small label but still beat the chances. Big Bang have been the "kings of kpop" for a decade now. Korean idols don't disappoint. Their are many people who underestimate South Korea when it comes to the music industry but once they actually take the time to check out a kpop music video, there are next to no chances they wont come back for more. South Korea will continue to attract people to their amazing music and will continue to inspire people all ver the world

The Korean music industry is ridiculously developed. Music is a large part of modern Korean culture, and Korean artists have fanbases that span the entire globe. The language barrier hardly exists for international fans, as English lyrics are included in most songs to boost global appeal, and artists hold world tours. Idols train for years, sometimes a decade, to ensure that mainstream Korean music is flushed with undeniable talent. Unlike most Western artists, Korean groups and solo acts release new content every few months, so the music is always evolving. It's not just 'K-Pop' anymore; there are dozens of genres represented in Korean music so everyone can find something they enjoy. The artistic presentation, too, puts SK on another level, from group choreography to detailed album packaging. Once someone is introduced to Korean music, they can't deny that South Korea has perhaps the most intense music scene in the world.

South korea is mostly famous for their music, they should in the top 3

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13 Japan Japan Japan is an island country in East Asia in the Pacific Ocean. It lies off the eastern coast of the Asia Mainland (east of China, Korea, Russia) and stretching from the Sea of Okhotsk in the north to the East China Sea and near Taiwan in the southwest. more.

All kinds of Japanese rock music and Pop music are underrated by the world in which music generated from this region should be more worldwide than now

LiSA, Eir Aoi, and Luna Haruna are the best! They sing a lot of good songs for Sword Art Online! Not to mention FLOW is known for a lot of good songs for Naruto and Code Geass! And finally, Linked Horizon sings one of the best opening songs ever for the anime Attack on Titan! - ModernSpongeBobSucks

Dir en grey, Versailles, X Japan, Galneryus, Onmyouza, Concerto Moon... More than enough said.


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14 Brazil Brazil Brazil, officially the Federative Republic of Brazil, is the largest country in both South America and the Latin American region.

Brazil has an awesome music scene. The blend of different cultures is amazing. I love percussion based music in any genre. Brazilian music is just really upbeat, alive and rhythmic.

I've listened to everything. Literally everything. From rock to metal to hip hop to rap to dance to edm to pop to folk. Name a band or artist and I will most likely know their music. And from my experience with music NOTHING stands up to Brazilian music. Listen to someone like Jorge Ben and you will see where I'm coming from.

"The best by far. All the other voters are just ignorant" - how hypocritical. That is literally the most ignorant thing I have ever heard

The cultural blend in Brazil is something to worship.

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15 Norway Norway Norway, officially the Kingdom of Norway, is a sovereign and unitary monarchy whose territory comprises the western portion of the Scandinavian Peninsula plus the island Jan Mayen and the archipelago of Svalbard.

Norway has the best black metal and has great folk music. Norway has the best music is you like atmospheric stuff, especially atmospheric metal. Bands like Burzum and Ulver will blow you away - SirSkeletorThe3rd

I came to this list for folk music and traditional music that you'd hear in the canals of Venice or the streets of Paris not black metal or classic rock. It has awesome folk music

Best atmosphere and folky feel, some great metal and it feels so real...

Taake mayhem burzum satyricon 1349 immortal emperor darkthrone ulver dimmu borgir vreid enslaved gorgoroth god seed einherjer kampfar abbath windir nordjevel ragnarock nidingr thorns tulus gehenna the list goes on

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

You cannot name a country that has had as much of an influence with its music relative to its size and population as Jamaica.

Though only having about 3 million citizens, the entire world knows Jamaican music. They have created their own musical language in Reggae, Roots, Dub, Dancehall etc.

Artists like Bob Marley and The Skatalites are know all across the world.

Jamaica needs to be much much higher up the list!

Should be much higher! Reggae such unique music that never gets old, still has the same effect every time you here it mun!

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17 Pakistan Pakistan Pakistan was established in 1947 and is located in South Asia. Islamabad is the capital city of Pakistan and is known as the world's second most beautiful capital city. Karachi, Lahore and Peshawar are other major cities of Pakistan. Urdu and English are official languages of Pakistan. World's second more.

Pakistan could have really went far in their music, like back in 80s - early 2000s. I think there was a lack of awareness of talent. There were bands and solo artists. Maybe the main reason of all the high talent music disappearance after the mid 2000s was that, artists might have also had personal reasons. Still, the FACT that Pakistani music is the greatest still stands. They must use that fact to finally improve their image to the world

What really irks me is how Coke Studio doesn't get a lot of recognition in the world, even coca cola champions 'Coke Studio @ MTV' which is Indian. But Coke Studio itself which is Pakistani, but isn't labeled Pakistani openly compared to Indian version, is underrated. Why is Coke Studio, a platform showcasing so vast talent of singers and musicians from Pakistan so underrated. It shouldn't be about nationalities, but I just wonder.

Now Pakistani music in the mainstream sense is more noticeable such as by the film industry, some of which is very good however a lot of past talent and small scale talent is in their dramas and individual artists/bands. Coke Studio is large scale recognition this is a platform that creates renditions of old/folk Pakistani songs, nescafe basement is also a breakthrough for youth talent. I think Pakistani music is different and enjoyable and the world should see.

Pakistani songs = happiness.

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18 Spain Spain Spain, 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.

Over rated music. The flamenco is just a bunch of screaming. Their music is stolen from the Muslims who occupied Spain and is not really theirs.

Listen to flamenco music. Just listen to that raw unadulterated passion expressed through song, guitar and dance. Music with such passion deserves to be recognised.

Spanish music is not only flamenco. We have a ton of good pop artists. Also, the new wave of trap musicians is fire.

I love pablo alboran, alejandro sanz, enrique iglesias, etc etc etc

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19 New Zealand New Zealand

New Zealand has many talented stars that have made it to the top of the charts. Think Lorde, Kimbra, etc.

Well, we have Stan Walker (I don't know if he is a kiwi or a Australian) and that's about it...

The birth-place of Keith Urban!

The best artist the world has never heard

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20 Finland Finland

Has everybody forgot about the eurovision winner's Lordi, ando which is worse they have the representation of the Rasmus too. I think they have to be in higher places on this list

Finland really should be in the top 10. Come on Canada.. Justin Bieber vs Nightwish?

My favorite finnish bands are nightwish, ensiferum, apocalyptica, lordi, finntroll, and wintersun.

Children Of Bodom - Disturbedpotato

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21 Iran Iran Iran, also known as Persia, officially the Islamic Republic of Iran, is a sovereign state in Western Asia. The capital city is Teheran and the major city is also Tehran. The country's official language is Persian. more.

Iranian use many instruments which nowhere else in the world those have been used or even know about them

Iranian music is diverse and unique

Iran musicians are best in the world

The best music for dancing

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22 Lebanon Lebanon Lebanon was established in 1920 and gained its independence in 1943. For a couple of years it has lacked a president; yet, on October 31st, 2016, it got president Michel Aoun . It is known as the Phoenix of the world since it has sunken under the ocean and has been destroyed by wars 7 times . In advance, more.

Soap Kills were amazing... Listen if you don't know!

Best music in the world

The songs are amazing

Wtff only 71?!?!?!

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23 Mexico Mexico Mexico, officially the United Mexican States, is a federal republic located in North America. The country is located between the U.S. and Central America, and is known for its Pacific and Gulf of Mexico beaches and its diverse landscape of mountains, deserts, and jungles.

The country where the most people know how to play an instrument and where most of the people enjoy music the most

I just love their mariachi bands.

A country that knows how to compose music with different instruments and makes music sound gangster, and better than rap.

I LOVE Mexican music it just cheers me up when I'm sad and makes me dance!

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24 Wales Wales Wales is a country that is part of the United Kingdom. Located on the island of Great Britain, it is bordered by England to the east, the Irish Sea to the north and west, and the Bristol Channel to the south.

Tom Jones, Catatonia, Shirley Bassey, Manic Street Preachers, Feeder, Catfish & The Bottlemen etc. etc. For a country with a population of only 3 million, they've produced some amazing musicians.

25 Senegal Senegal Senegal (French: Sénégal), officially the Republic of Senegal (French: République du Sénéga), is a country in West Africa . Senegal is bordered by Mauritania in the north, Mali to the east, Guinea to the southeast, and Guinea-Bissau to the southwest . more.
26 Denmark Denmark Denmark is a Scandinavian country in Europe. The southernmost of the Nordic countries, it is south-west of Sweden and south of Norway, and bordered to the south by Germany.

Who doesn't love Emmelie de Forest?

King Diamond people... and Mercyful Fate

Have you ever heard their music? It's fantastic! <3 A lot of the good stuff is danish [which is a gorgeous language so... ], but there is also a lot off amazing English songs! Check it out!

Denmark deserves a higher placement on this list. With artists like AQUA, Lukas Graham, MØ, Volbeat, Laid Back, Bent Fabric, Trentemøller, Martin Jensen - and not to mention producer Thomas Troelsen and drummer of Metallica Lars Ulrich, who got inducted to the Rock and Roll hall of fame back in 2009.
And when it comes to Eurovision, Denmark was the first country to win the contest twice in the 21st century...
To be fair a placement above our brothers from Norway would be well deserved.

27 Scotland Scotland Scotland is a country that is part of the United Kingdom and covers the northern third of the island of Great Britain.

Angus young of ac dc was born in scotland despite being raised in Australia so I guess that counts.

My favorite scottish singer is annie lennox. She has such beautiful songs and a beautiful voice!

Travis, but the quality sadly ends there.

28 Romania Romania Romania is a sovereign state located in Southeastern Europe It borders the Black Sea, Bulgaria, Ukraine, Hungary, Serbia, and Moldova. It has an area of 238,391 square kilometres and a temperate-continental climate. With over 19 million inhabitants, the country is the seventh-most-populous member state more.

Do you know any of their musicians or singers? A great domain with a lot of great and talented persons.

If you spend some time trying to find the real Romanian music elite, it's clear they are the best

This country should definitely be in top 5. Greetings from England.


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29 South Africa South Africa South 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 more.

South African house music is on the rise...we have some of the best House producers in the world

Best in Africa in terms of production quality

Best in africa

The South African music industry is incredibly diverse. From rock to electronic music to the newer Zef.

South African rock artists include:
Seether, Prime Circle, Just Jinger, The Parlatones, the Kongos, aKING and Ladysmith Black Mambozo just to name a few.

The hip-hop and EDM industry is also booming with acts like:
PH Fat, Pascal & Pearce, AKA, Black Coffee, Protoculture, Euphonik, Hazer, K.O and Deep South.

And of course you cannot forget Zef artists like Die Antwoord and Jack Parrow

South Africa has produced many fine artists, and the ones listed above are not even the tip of the iceberg

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30 Nigeria Nigeria Nigeria, an African country on the Gulf of Guinea, has many natural landmarks and wildlife reserves. Protected areas such as Cross River National Park and Yankari National Park have waterfalls, dense rainforest, savanna and rare primate habitats. One of the most recognizable sites is Zuma Rock, a 725m-tall more.

Nigeria has good music

Tag best in Africa

Best Musicians on the world period.

The countries coming before Nigeria has me shook, they produce the best kinds of music worldwide.

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31 Cuba Cuba Cuba, officially the Republic of Cuba, is a sovereign state comprising the island of Cuba as well as Isla de la Juventud and several minor archipelagos.

South American and African countries are sooo underrated compared to Western (rich) countries! - Ethnopop

32 Iceland Iceland Iceland, also called the Republic of Iceland, is a Nordic island country between the North Atlantic and the Arctic Ocean.

Of Monsters And Men is one of the best band of all time I love Indie Folk music best band of all time from Iceland great singers beautiful voice at singing.

Icelandic music has such unique styles that set it apart from most music from other countries! It's really hard to miss!

The folky atmosphere to Icelandic music is very different and very intriguing.

Sigur Rós, Björk, Ásgeir, "lafur Arnalds, Stafrænn Hakon, Agent Fresco, Of Monsters and Men, Múm, Samaris, Valdimar, Rökkuró, Pétur Ben, Jónsi, For a Minor Reflection and so many more!
Amazing variety of music when you compare to the size of the country.

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33 Russia Russia Russia, known as the "Russian Federation", was formed on Dec 25, 1991. It is located mainly in Asia, while a portion of it remains in Europe. The capital and largest city is Moscow, followed by Saint Petersburg in terms of population. The country primarily speaks Russian, a Slavic language. more.

Russia's music is great, though overlooked.

Music industry is suffering here. Too bad Putin won't bother investing in it.

Russia is the capital of Classical music, followed by Germany and Italy.

Hm, I expected Russia to be a little higher than this...

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34 Belgium Belgium Belgium, officially the Kingdom of Belgium, is a country in Western Europe bordered by France, the Netherlands, Germany and Luxembourg. A small and densely populated country, it covers an area of 30,528 square kilometers (11,787 square miles) and has a population of more than 11 million.

For instance:
Absynthe Minded - Arno (& TC Matic) - Salvatore Adamo
The Black Box Revelation - JACQUES BREL
Channel Zero
Daan - Django Reinhardt - dEUS
Rocco Granata
Louis Neefs - Noordkaap
Plastic Bertrand
Selah Sue - Soulwax - Steak Number Eight - Stromae
Toots Thielemans

35 Ghana Ghana Ghana, officially called the Republic of Ghana, is a sovereign unitary presidential constitutional democracy, located along the Gulf of Guinea and Atlantic Ocean, in the subregion of West Africa.

Love Ghana music. I live in the U.S

36 Mali Mali

Different ethnic groups with the most loving, beautiful music I have ever heard! Pure gold.

Tinariwen, Ali Farka Touré, Salif Keita and many, many more!

37 China China China, officially the People's Republic of China, is a sovereign state in East Asia. It is the world's most populous state, with a population of over 1.388 billion. It was established in 1949 by Chairman Mao, the president of the communist party. Its capital is Beijing. The major cities are Shanghai, more.

Has absolutely beautiful traditional music that often convey the feelings of love and sorrow. Really shouldn't be overlooked as China have some of the most ancient and diverse cultures in the world.

China is often overshadowed by Japan and Korea. Honestly, Chinese music is the best. The traditional music is great, and so is modern music. There ExoM, Luhan, GEM etc...

I love Chinese Acapella.

Stephanie Sun, Penny Dai, Charlene Choi, Emil Chau, Wakin Chau, Loretta Chow, Vic Zhou, Jerry Yan, Ken Zhu, Vaness Wu, Harlem Yu, Exo-M's Kris, Tao, Lay & Lu Han, Miss A's Jia & Fei & SJ-M's Henry Lau, Zhou Mi & Han Geng --> Proud to represent China in the Global Music World!

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38 Austria Austria Austria was Celtic (Hallstadt) then as Noricum, part of the Roman Empire, Alaric, who took over Rome, studied at a monastery near Vienna. In the Middle Ages, the Holy Roman Emperors moved to Vienna, then Austria became separate. Medieval documents from Eastern Europe as far as West Ukraine were often more.

My good friend the sound of music!

The only notable thing that has come out of Austria lately was Conchita Wurst and even that was down to Eurovision. - mom4


39 Greece Greece Greece, officially the Hellenic Republic, also known since ancient times as Hellas is a country located in southeastern Europe.

One of my favorite composers is from Greece and it's basil poledouris. He's composed music for movies such as conan the barbarian, Robocop, the hunt for red october, Hot shots part deux, Free willy, Con air, and starship troopers. My favorite track from him is riders of doom in conan the barbarian. It sounds so epic and grand. It's like he wanted to put all his effort into making the most awesome track ever (even though it's played while some guys burn down a village in one scene. Just a village, but it's still a pretty amazing track). It's definitely worth checking out.

Greek songs are some of the best songs in the world and the most uplifting songs.

You can't compare any song to a Greek song unless it's another Greek song.

I don't know much about Greek music yet there is one artist R.I.P. Demis Roussos that I find truly amazing!

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40 Switzerland Switzerland Switzerland, officially the Swiss Confederation, is a federal republic in Europe . It consists of 26 cantons, and the city of Bern is the seat of the federal authorities . more.
41 Turkey Turkey Turkey, officially the Republic of Turkey, is a transcontinental country in Eurasia, mainly in Anatolia in Western Asia, with a smaller portion on the Balkan peninsula in Southeast Europe. Turkey is bordered by eight countries with Greece and Bulgaria to the northwest; Georgia to the northeast; Armenia, more.

Turkey has many amazing singers and have very rich traditional instruments. This country supposed to be at least in first 10 list..

Best song ever! I can't it's so good!

Yet I don't know any Turkish song

Listen hedonutopia, oceanvs oriantalis

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42 Colombia Colombia Colombia, officially the Republic of Colombia, is a country situated in the northwest of South America, bordered to the northwest by Panama; to the east by Venezuela and Brazil; to the south by Ecuador and Peru; and it shares maritime limits with Costa Rica, Nicaragua, Honduras, Jamaica, Dominican Republic more.

Colombia is one of the cradles of popular Spanish language music and more artists from Colombia are in the top most viewed/listened to music videos in the world.

How is this country not higher?

43 Thailand Thailand Thailand, officially the Kingdom of Thailand, formerly known as Siam, is a country at the centre of the Indochinese peninsula in Mainland Southeast Asia.

Never ever ever give up for the best rock music ever with a traditional music blend like Bodyslam with Siriporn Amaiphong, Slot Machine, among many others. #ThaiGersUniteForMusic!

44 Bangladesh Bangladesh Bangladesh, on the northern coast of the Bay of Bengal, is surrounded by India, with a small common border with Myanmar in the southeast. The country is low-lying riverine land traversed by the many branches and tributaries of the Ganges and Brahmaputra rivers.

Bangladesh have a gorgeous history of music. We have legends like Lalon Shah here. Now a days people are conducting research on his music... Our folk music is really great... Beside folk music we have a wealthy pop and rock music resources. Our Rock and especially the Underground rock music probably the best in South Asia. We have bands like LRB, Miles, Warfaze, Souls, Artcell, Black, Cryptic Fate, Nemesis, James and Nagar Baul, Shironamhin, Aurthohin and many more... Who are producing some great music and also very popular in this region.

This country has one of the richest folk and classical music heritage for folk in the world. Currently they have one of the best rock music bands in the world. This country definitely deserve to be on the top 5 list.

Bangladeshi music is the best in the world... Especially Folk and Rock music.

Bangladesh should have been mentioned in the top 10. You guys don't have any idea how many great musicians are from here. Also there are some world class bands such as Artcell,Warfaze,Nemesis,Powersurge etc.

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45 Netherlands Netherlands

Netherlands produces the best music in the world because most of the best DJ's in the world are from The Netherlands. If you're a fan of electronic music just like me, then Netherlands is the choice for you. So I think it should be #1 and not #43.

This is the country that also gave us the van halen brothers.

Lots of good songs, The Common Linnets are my favourite

The best DJ's.

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46 Albania Albania Albania is a southeastern European country that is slightly larger than Maryland and near Montenegro, Kosovo, Republic of Macedonia, and Greece. The capital is a city called Tirana. Some other major cities in Albania are Durrës, Elbasan, Vlorë, and Shkodër. Albania gained its independence in 1912. more.

The best just listen to is for once and you'll see what I mean

Music industry is evolving RAPIDLY and they are producing a lot of bangers lately, give it a try.

Albanian music has improved a lot lately and they deserve credit for it

best music

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47 Serbia Serbia Serbia, officially the Republic of Serbia, is a sovereign state situated at the crossroads between Central and Southeast Europe, covering the southern part of the Pannonian Plain and the central Balkans.

People here will probably not have heard of great bands such as, parni valjak, riblja corba, EKV, bajaga,smak, idoli, piloti and some other great rock bands.

then again these aren't all Serbian but also croation and bosnian etc. Yugoslavia had their own culture that had its own style. there was rock, just it was mostly ex- yu rock.

also there is great folk music in Yugoslavian countries if you look past the new horrible ones like ceca and karleusa there is oliver markovic, oliver dragojevic, vinko coce, aren dedic, djordje balasevic and vlado keslin.

they have their own gypsie music and gypsie swing and even their wn jazz.

definitely worth to check it out.

Best of the best

Serbia have best music! Serbia stronk! Remove kebab! - SirSkeletorThe3rd

Serbia has he best music on this planet but it’s just not known because not many people understand the lyrics!

48 Vietnam Vietnam Vietnam, officially the Socialist Republic of Vietnam, is the easternmost country on the Indochina Peninsula in Southeast Asia.

Vietnam is pretty much like K-POP, but with a wider vocal range. I don't really think it deserves to be on the bottom, especially with some of (what I would say) the most beautiful (in lyrics and video) songs. I would call for an update for Vietnam, hopefully my country will make it at least in the top 25.

List of famous singers in Vietnam:
Son Tung MTP ( best singer in Vietnam )
Dong Nhi
Chi Pu
Ho Ngoc Ha
Bao Thy
Miu Le
Huong Tram
-Please search up them and listen to their songs

49 Indonesia Indonesia Indonesia, officially the Republic of Indonesia, is a country in Southeast Asia. Ruled by the Dutch for over 300 years and Japan for 3 years and 6 months, the country gained independence in 1945, or exactly in 17th August 1945. Jakarta is the capital city, located in the island of Java. Major languages more.

Asian language are awful for music but not indonesian, their song are surprisingly catchy

Indonesian music is very nice to hear

I love Indonesia's music.

Indonesian musicians on the rise are: Raisa, Isyana, Maudy Ayunda, Yura Yunita, Tulus, Rizky Febian, Kunto Aji, etc. The genre that's currently booming in Indonesia is jazz pop.

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50 Korea

Kpop is the best and the most popular kpop group is Super junior they are the best

Seiously, like I still have not heard South Korean music I do not like. Korean artists work very hard at what they do, most new bands debuting are also crazy awesome dancers as well. I reccommend, looking up Shinee, Mblaq, Big Bang, 2NE1, and Bi Rain the guy who started the Korean music movement!

Should be a lot higher

People think kpop is all about plastic surgery and looks. Not all kpop stars are famous for their looks, Psy is very famous, yet he is not considered to be handsome. Some kpop stars actually write some of their own songs, BoA writes some of her songs. Also, kpop stars have to be able to dance, which is not very easy. They also have to learn different languages, which is not easy at all. Someone with a pretty face, yet with no ability to do any of these cannot become a kpop star. Not all kpop stars use autotune, listen to Ailee and Minzy, they both can sing very good. Some kpop stars use autotune, but to get that electric sound to their voice, not because they cannot sing. Also, kpop can be very meaningful, not all kpop is about money, boyfriends, girlfriends, and parties. Every genre has a good and bad part about it. I may dislike country, but I do not think all country is bad, Johnny Cash is not bad. Every genre has good and bad music- AnimeDrawer85

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