Countries With the Best Music

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21 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.

Still wondering why Finland's 20, they make great metal/rock. Korpiklaani is the best.

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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 is possibly the best band of these days and Björk has been an inspiration for many female vocalists.
But Iceland is more than only SR & Björk. Olafur Arnalds is one of the most talented composers, Ásgeir does amazing indie-folk, Kaleo is a fantastic rock band with remarkable success in the US. The list of great artists here is very long

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23 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.

24 Nigeria Nigeria

Best Musicians on the world period.

Nigeria is where its at u know the music on point the musicians on point and they are really popular

Common we are supposed to be number 10 and Brazil 9

It is the bset in the world... Also has been. This is just because of racism

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25 Philippines Philippines ...read more.

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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26 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 ...read 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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27 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
28 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.

29 Pakistan Pakistan Pakistan was established in 1947 and is located in South Asia.Islamabad is the capital city of Pakistan and Islamabad 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 ...read 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

What! Pakistan has one of the greatest music in the world, Pakistan should be at number 3 or 4.

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30 Russia Russia

Russia's music is great, though overlooked.

How is Russia under India?

Most Russian music sound like someone torturing a chicken.

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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31 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 ...read more. V 1 Comment
32 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 1.381 billion. It was established in 1949. Its capital is Beijing. The other major cities are Hong Kong and Shanghai. Chinese (Mandarin) is the only official ...read 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...

Harlem Yu, Jane Zhang, the Mouth band, Emil Chau, etc. including Hong Kong and Taiwanese artists, unite for one language, Mandarin Pop!

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33 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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35 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

36 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!

37 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.

The greatest artist to come out of Greece in my opinion is vangelis.

The entire country of Greece is based off music

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38 Turkey Turkey Turkey was established on October 29th, 1923. It is located in Westernmost Asia or Southeastern Europe. ...read 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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39 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 folk music is prolly the best folk music out there. I honestly hate the modern music of Bangladesh but the folk music such as Shah AbdulKorim and Hason Raja songs can give you a different feeling. You gotta find the right singers for the song because many use auto-tune and only a few singers are good. But the right singer for one of those songs and you will fall in love. But nothing beats English music, MJ

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40 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.

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