The 2000s

The 2000s

I Want My MP3
Season 1  |  Episode 3  |  SBS  |  November 11, 2018

The 2000s in music is a decade of massive change. It begins with boy bands and ends with female solo stars. It starts with a booming record business and ends with the shuttering of record stores. With the advent of Napster, an entire generation comes of age believing that music is free. Pop stars rule the early aughts, country music embraces patriotism in the wake of 9/11, indie helps revive rock and roll, and hip hop continues its ascent, conquering the mainstream and becoming the most dominant and influential genre of the decade.

The 2000s in music is a decade of massive change. It begins with boy bands and ends with female solo stars. It starts with a booming record business and ends with the shuttering of record stores. With the advent of Napster, an entire generation comes of age believing that music is free. Pop stars rule the early aughts, country music embraces patriotism in the wake of 9/11, indie helps revive rock and roll, and hip hop continues its ascent, conquering the mainstream and becoming the most dominant and influential genre of the decade.

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