The great reason why American music is no longer American!

The great reason why American music is no longer American!

The United States is often referred to as a melting pot because it inhibits people from different races, religions, and cultures. Artists inspired by this diversity, have reached out to musical talents across the globe. Such collaborations have resulted in the production of songs that have topped the US billboard charts. Read below to find out more!

  • The US music industry is worth $11.1 billion
  • Blackpink is a four-member girl band, from South Korea that made its debut in 2016
  • The seven-member K-pop boy band, BTS, is from South Korea.
  • Rosalia is a Spanish singer, known for her interpretation of flamenco Music
American rapper, Cardi B

From Mozart to Cardi B, music has evolved over the years. With unprecedented globalization, music has become a unifying force for people across the globe. K-pop’s domination in the United States proves that you don’t need to know Korean to love their songs.

Collaborations of the US music industry with international Musicians in 2020 include:

BLACKPINK - 'Ice Cream (with Selena Gomez)' M/V

K-pop icons, Jisoo, Jennie, Rosé, and Lisa revealed in August that the band will be working with the American pop star Selena Gomez. Selenators and Blink joined forces when they learned that their idols were collaborating.

The pastel themed music video celebrates the geographical diversity of the artists, as well as their shared love for ‘Ice Cream’. Following its debut, the song made it on the list of US billboard 100. Enjoy the music video below!

BTS (방탄소년단) 'Old Town Road' Live Performance with Lil Nas X and more @ GRAMMYS 2020

The legendary K-pop boys of BTS made their US television debut in 2017. Since then people have been dreaming about them collaborating with their favorite American artists.

Giving in to their fan’s request, the Korean boys have worked with prominent names from the US music industry like Steve Aoki, Halsey, and Luv, etc.

However, the BTS army speculates more collaboration with singers like Alec Benjamin, DRAKE, Billie Eilish, and Justin Bieber in 2020. Let's hope that we get to see the boys bust out their moves in a music video with DJ Khaled soon!

"TKN", Rosalía (feat. Travis Scott)

Rosalía, a 26-year-old Spanish singer and songwriter made her US debut in 2018. The Grammy Award winner has collaborated with artists like J Balvin, James Blake, and Pharrell Williams.

However, her song with Travis Scott, an American rapper, has generated a lot of buzz about the artist's talent. TKN omits just the right amount of energy that motivates people to dance around their homes. Listen to the song below! 

What international collaborations are you looking forward to by your favorite American artists?


Estefanía Martínez

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