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year ender |  13 Dec 2018 21:11 |  By RnMTeam

Apple Music releases exclusive global music trends that ruled in 2018

MUMBAI: With few days remaining for New Year 2019 to make a grand entry, the world is already set to bid bye 2018 and welcome the New Year with a bang. When it comes to the world of music, 2018 had put up a fabulous musical extravaganza globally and Apple Music, which acted as one of the best doorways to showcase this musical resource, has a list to share. The global music app has over 56 million subscribers across the world and is known for providing various global genres and artists. The music app has a library of over 50 million songs. Based on the global streams, the music app has segregated some top world genres that ruled on Apple Music in 2018. So, here is the list of the top global music trends one must surely have a look at to know the music genres that ruled in 2018, offering a variety of musical treat for world music lovers.

Latin Rap’s top notch in the US

To start the list is the Latin rap, which saw a noteworthy year 2018 and an exceptional jump of 162%. Credits go to Elf Alfa’s Suave and Almighty’s Vacio, who contributed for this musical genre. While the former’s song has garnered over 36 million views, the latter received over million views on YouTube.

Stream Suave here

‎Suave - Single by El Alfa

‎Album · 2017 · 1 Song. Available with an Apple Music subscription. Try it free.

Stream Almighty’s ‘Vacio’ here

‎Vacio - Single by Almighty

‎Album · 2018 · 1 Song. Available with an Apple Music subscription. Try it free.

Punjabi pop music tide in Canada

Punjabi pop music was a rage in Canada in 2018 owing to the popularity of the genre in the country. It saw an outstanding surge of about 2664% there. Artists like Gary Sandhu and Amrit Maan are responsible for this tide Canada witnessed. Gary Sandhu’s singles like Yeah Baby Refix and the latest Jatta Illegal Weapon with Jasmine Sandlas and Maan’s Difference ruled the list of Punjabi pop music particularly.

Stream Amrit Maan’s ‘Difference’ here

‎Difference - Single by Amrit Maan

‎Album · 2018 · 1 Song. Available with an Apple Music subscription. Try it free.

Stream ‘Yeah Baby Refix’ here

‎Yeh Baby (Refix Version) - Single by Garry Sandhu

‎Album · 2018 · 1 Song. Available with an Apple Music subscription. Try it free.

Aussie’s love for Indian pop

Indian pop ruled in Australia and Indian Punjabi singers like Diljit Dosanjh have played a key role in it. Witnessing a rise of over 200% this year, the genre flourished in the country that has many Australian Indians. Dosanjh’s songs like Big Scene, High End, and Drive etc contributed to the popularity of this genre in Australia. Indian pop indeed had a golden 2018.

Stream Diljit Dosanjh’s Big Scene from Con.Fi.Den.Tial here

‎Con.Fi.Den.Tial by Diljit Dosanjh

‎Album · 2018 · 9 Songs. Available with an Apple Music subscription. Try it free.

Alternative Folk music was the star in UK

United Kingdom saw a massive rise in the alternative folk music genre, which grew by 330% in 2018. This traditional music wave was led by none other than Scottish singer-songwriter Gerry Cinnamon, who ruled charts for his singles namely, Lullaby, Sometimes and Belter. Having traditional roots, UK’s folk music has always seen experimentations that involved a blend of different genre like rock etc.

Stream Lullaby here

‎Lullaby Baby on Apple Music

‎Listen to songs and albums by Lullaby Baby, including "Rock a Bye Baby (Lullaby Version)," "Twinkle Twinkle Little Star (Lullaby Version)," "Hush-A-By Baby (Lullaby Version)," and many more. Songs by Lullaby Baby start at $0.99.

Teen Pop tide struck Russia and Ukraine

Popular as the sub genre of pop, made especially for teens and preteens, teen pop saw phenomenal rise in both Russia and Ukraine. Katy Perry and Spice Girls were responsible for this surge of 5221% in both the countries. While Perry’s songs, Teenage Dream, Firework and Last Friday Night topped on the list of teenage streamers, Spice Girls ruled the young hearts with their singles Goodbye and Holler respectively.

Stream Teenage Dream here

‎Teenage Dream by Katy Perry

‎Album · 2010 · 12 Songs. Available with an Apple Music subscription. Try it free.

K-Pop’s massive growth in South Africa

For those unaware about K-Pop music genre must tune into top 2018 songs of artists like BTS and NCT127, who released popular songs like Fake Love, DNA, MIC Drop and Regular (by NCT127) respectively in 2018. The music genre is known for its extensive audiovisual elements. K-Pop saw a noteworthy rise of about 200% in South Africa though the genre hails from South Korea.

Stream Fake Love here

‎FAKE LOVE by BTS

‎Music video · 2018 · 5:10 min Free with Apple Music subscription.

Dance music wave blew Germany and Switzerland

Dance music wave spread like fire in both Germany and Switzerland and the growth figures of about 2000% says it all. The music genre has received a vibrant response in 2018 owing to songs like Backspin Beat 2 by Def Cut and Bf1 Essential Bb 03 by Bata Fly.

Stream Backspin Beat 2 here

‎Battle Breaks 1 by Def Cut

‎Album · 2014 · 27 Songs. Available with an Apple Music subscription. Try it free.

Stream Bf1 Essential Bb 03 here

‎Essential Breakbeats 1 by Bata Fly

‎Album · 2018 · 30 Songs. Available with an Apple Music subscription. Try it free.

Latin Urban music shines in Belgium and Netherlands

International artists like DJ Snake, Daddy Yankee, Ozuna and Maluma are responsible for Latin Urban music’s exceptional growth of about 200% in Netherlands and Germany in 2018. While Snake’s Taki Taki has been the most streamed latin song in 2018, Yankee’s Dura, Ozuna’s Criminal with Natti Natasha. Ozuna was also a part of DJ Snake’s Taki Taki.

Stream Daddy Yankee’s ‘Dura’ here

‎Dura - Single by Daddy Yankee

‎Album · 2018 · 1 Song. Available with an Apple Music subscription. Try it free.

Stream Criminal here

‎Criminal - Single by Natti Natasha & Ozuna

‎Album · 2017 · 1 Song. Available with an Apple Music subscription. Try it free.