What is your favorite song from the 80s? What about your favorite musician or band? Here at 80s music, we play all the greatest hits. From hair rock, to metal, to pop, the 80s were filled with some of the top songs of all time.
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All you have to do is google music, and you will realize just how many different types of music are out there. So where should you start? Right here you can listen to music for free! Consider us the Walmart of great 80s music...or simply just a great online radio. Want to learn more about the 80s? We’ve got ya covered there too! To start, the 80s introduced the widely accessible “pop” music genre to the world.
The two most notable artists during the 80s pop music era include Michael Jackson, and Madonna. With hits like “Thriller” and “Beat It”, Michael Jackson remained widely popular throughout the 80s. Madonna’s “Like A Virgin” quickly gained attention due to its controversial lyrics, and provocative message. In addition to attention grabbing lyrics, Madonna's “Like a Virgin” music video also drew more attention to the artist.
The sound most most associated with pop music of the the 1980s is the synthesizer. The synthesizer offered artists a method of adding creative sounds and textures to their music. Additionally, the increased use of synthesizers created synthpop, and electronic sub genres of pop music.
Metal, Glam Rock, and Hard Rock gained a widespread fan base throughout the 80’s. Scorpions, Quiet Riot, and Twisted Sister are just a few bands from this genre that experienced wide popularity and exposure. Glam Rock also known as Hair Rock exploded in the mid to late 80s in part to the creation of MTV. Launching in 1981, MTV brought not only pop music, but Rock and all its sub genres to the masses.
The 80’s also brought hip-hop more exposure. Classic hip hop artists included RUN DMC, Public Enemy, NWA, and The Beastie Boys.
The 80s were full of amazing musicians. Among the top artists are Billy Idol, Fleetwood Mac, Iron Maiden, LL Cool J, Billy Idol, Madonna, Journey, Michael Jackson, Yes, and DJ Jazzy Jeff and The Fresh Prince. From pop, to Glam Rock, to metal and everywhere in between, the 80s had some of the greatest artists of all time.