Most Influential Pop Cultures

ScottyWK
Popular Culture is the entirety of ideas, perspectives, attitudes, memes, images, and other phenomena that are within the mainstream of a given culture. Heavily influenced by mass media, this collection of ideas permeates the everyday lives of the society.
Whatever it is that inspires you most whether it was music, films, any kind of writings (novels and magazines are only examples), all kinds of art, sport, teachings, people, folklore and history, most of what the media provide the population with, where does the most influential of these in your opinion come from?
We're going to list the sources of culture by country here although it might be confusing to some, but I want you to know even when there are cross-overs in cultures or ones that are very similar or based on same history (those of United States and Canada could be an example) there's always a geographical region or a specific nation of a country that is producing the most influential of a culture.
Please consider ones you think have influenced you, or influenced people you know of and vote for them.
Don't forget to add the country you want to vote for if it is not on the list yet.

The Top Ten

1 United States of America
2 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. ...read more.
3 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 ...read more.
4 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.
5 China
6 United Kingdom United Kingdom The 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. ...read more.
7 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.
8 Russia
9 Germany
10 Italy
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