When you scroll down your playlist, do you experience the word “Category” on the list? Do you what does Category suggest? According to Dictionary.com (2005) it is a class or classification of creative undertaking having a specific form, content technique, or like: the category of epic poetry; the category of symphonic music. Category has various classifications; these include Blues, Classical, Country, Electronic, Folk, Jazz, New Age, Reggae and Rock. Gravell, D. (2011 ). We, Filipinos likewise have our own classification. Do you what it is? Thought it right, it’s OPM (Original Pilipino Music).
OPM is anything that’s performed by a Filipino artist.There are also new categories that made their way on the year 2012. On the list are Drill, Trap, Hipster House, Cog, Queer Rap, Tumblr-wave and Sea punk. Wagner, D (2012) Yes, they have weird names. Artists tend to experiment and invent brand-new categories so anticipate every year with sprouting genres of excellent differences.
Who could not make music without vocalists behind it? With their names, who wouldn’t know these male artists like Tinie Tempah, Taio Cruz, Wiz Khalifa, Pitbull, Akon, Justin Bieber, Eminem, Bruno Mars Enrique Inglesias and Usher? Ayaz, M.
(2012) How about songstresses like Ke$ha, Jennifer Lopez, Beyonce, Adele, Britney Spears, Rihanna, Taylor Swift, Katy Perry, Shakira and Woman Gaga are they familiar? Ayaz, M. (2012) These noise makers paved their method to music industry and are now chart toppers including fresh names like One Instructions, Cher Lloyd, David Choi, Jireh Lim and many more. I wager you can name songs made by pointed out artists.
Because we are talking about music, what can music do to its listeners, majorly teenagers? It can only end up into 2 results, the great and the bad outcome. Searching the bright side, it can link two individuals of the same endeavors. An example of it is Eminem, a rap artist.
He usually tells his personal troubles by rapping it. People who listen to it and are stuck at the same situation can relate and the song itself can give hope to the listeners. On the other hand, it also has its negativities. For instances, rapper, Wiz Khalifa shares a song that depicts drugs and intercourse, without being aware that there are listeners with age groups below 13 it can influence them. It can give off the urge to use drugs and enlarge egos which is a bad thing. Whatever the message of the song, good or bad, it ends up to the listeners mind and affect them. Mariam, S. (2012) Besides Psychological effects, music has its health benefits. One of its benefits is pain management. Music is a perfect way to divert your attention to pain. Another one is that it can reduce stress.
Listening to calm and soothing music can be a simple way to relieve stress. It can also boost ones immune system. Research shows that if one listens to opera music it can regulate peripheral immune system. If one listens jumpy and active music, it can be ones encouragement to do exercise. An example of this is when one listens to music and jives with the beat, exercise is already done. You think singing lullabies at night is childish, well think again. Music can promote sleep and sedatives especially that light and slow music.
Getting sick of the same beat you hear all over again? Well, people have their ways to discover new music. According to Nielsen (2012) Radio is still the dominant way people discover music (48%)- followed by tips from our friends and relatives (10%), and YouTube (7%), but more teens listen to music through YouTube than any other source (64%) – followed by radio (56%) and iTunes (53%) and CDs (50%) – Due to the advancing technology, the use of internet, specifically the website YouTube, have been the big players when it comes to music sharing. Although a lot of complains from artists about YouTube being a fuel for piracy, it still continues its way as a website.