Countries With the Best Music

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21 Mexico Mexico

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.

Mexico is my home country and I just love llorar by los sosios del ritmo

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22 Iceland Iceland Iceland, also called the Republic of Iceland, is a Nordic island country between the North Atlantic and the Arctic Ocean. It is known as the most peaceful country on earth.

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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23 Nigeria Nigeria

Nigeria has good music

Tag best in Africa

Best Musicians on the world period.

Half the songs in America is by black artists and most of their songs are famous, (whip and nea nea, hit the quan, juju on that beat, and every single song by Bruno Mars aka that's what I like.) second truthfully how many people actually heard a true Nigerian song? If you haven't that is why you probably didn't vote for this. Search best Nigerian party songs on YouTube and you will fall in love.

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24 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...

New Zealand doesn;t have many famous singers but everyone in the country has a musical talent

The birth-place of Keith Urban!

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25 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. V 1 Comment
26 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.

Pakistani music is amazing! There are so many talented singer there and their songs are just amazing. Very deep meaning songs with beautiful voices...

How can Pakistan be on number 29 in list, as she has the most talented musician and singer.

Yes of course Pakistan is the best music country

I am in love with Paki music..

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27 Russia Russia

Russia's music is great, though overlooked.

How is Russia under India?

The Russian music scene, though often overlooked by the West, is home to many of the greatest artists on earth. Take it from someone who has no relation to Russia whatsoever, I am simply an enthusiast. To name a few, Sergey Bezrukov and Russian band Lyube have perfectly cultivated the feeling of beautiful, nostalgic sadness, along with the historical, happy feeling that comes purely from Russian music. Vintazh and the all-girl group Blestyaschie provide some of the best pop music in the world to younger listeners.

Why is Russia so low? Are people forgetting that it's home to some of the greatest classical composers of all time? Tchaikovsky, Stravinsky, Shostakovich, Prokofiev, Rimsky- Korsakov, Rachmaninov just to name a few!

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28 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. Its capital is Beijing. The other major cities are Hong Kong and Shanghai. Chinese (Mandarin) is the only 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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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

Ladysmith Black Mambazo are wonderful, as are all the isicathamiya groups. The harmonies and African folk influences in S.A. music take us back to the earthy heart of human civilization. Warm and full of joie de vivre.

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30 Philippines Philippines The Philippines was established in March 16, 1521 and named in honor of a Spanish King whose name is King Philip of Spain II. It is located at Asia, specifically at Southeast Asia. The capital is Manila. 89% of the people there currently are native, while 11% of people there are foreigners.

Among the countries in Asia with best music, we are on the 7th rank. But when it comes to singers and bands, we are on top of the quality standards of vocalization in music!

Philippines is listed at the top at singers! I'm filipino so I guess this is why I would choose this!

Has best singers and songs

Probably explains why Philippines has never produced an international artist, should not even been ranked

Please search the following on Google:
1. Ylona Garcia & Bailey May
2. Maris Racal
3. Sarah Geronimo
4. Charice Pempengco
5. Angeline Quinto
6. Daryl Ong
7. Darren Espanto
8. Morisette Amon
9. Kathryn Bernardo & Daniel Padilla
10. Nadine Lustre & James Reid
11. Donnalyn Bartolome
12. JK Labajo
13. KZ Tandingan
14. Yeng Constantino
15. Jay-R
and more singers here!

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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 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.

The best mousic ever

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33 Turkey Turkey Turkey was established on October 29th, 1923. It is located in Westernmost Asia or Southeastern Europe. 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

It's the best music

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34 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.

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

Bangladesh should be in top 10 it is one of the best musical country kindly listen to Artcell warfaze etc damn cool band M/

Not a single comment from a user :( - zxm

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35 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. V 1 Comment
36 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!

37 Portugal Portugal Portugal, officially the Portuguese Republic, is a country on the Iberian Peninsula, in Southwestern Europe.

X-Wife, Sean Riley, Wraygunn, Dead Combo, Vicious Five, David Fonseca and many many others

Meaningufl lyrics by artists such as Pedro Abrunhosa and Tiago Bettencourt, great Rock such as Ornatos Violeta, Xutos e Pontapes and Silence 4, and great vocals such as Marisa singing the typical portuguese Fado music.
Many artists have the ability of connecting ideologies and comedy in their lyrics, as well as pain and the most common song subjects such as love.

38 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.
39 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.
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