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After looking at the charts of the late 00s and early 10s, I decided to make this topic to discuss the popularity of electropop. As we all know, the genre took the mainstream by storm when Lady Gaga's first hit Just Dance became popular. Then, we had followed up songs on that style such as Poker Face, Bad Romance, Tik-Tok, California Gurls, Teenage Dream, etc.; however, the issue is some people have exaggerated the significant impact of electropop in the music scene of that time. I do not deny at all that electropop wasn't huge (it was), but for the people to assume that it was the only genre on the map at the time is plain ignorance. They seem to forget that Hip-hop, R&B, rock, AC, etc. were also on the charts as well. In the late 00s, there was Akon, T-Pain, Beyonce, 50 Cent, Green Day, All American Rejects, Pitbull, Leona Lewis, Alicia Keys, Britney Spears (her comeback), Black Eyed Peas (not all their songs were electropop), Paramore, etc. In the early 10s, there was Adele, Drake, fun., Of Monsters & Men, Gotye, Bruno Mars, Nicki Minaj, Eminem (his comeback), T-Swift, Frank Ocean, Big Sean, Miguel, etc. None of the people I mentioned are considered electropop artists. Music experts categorize all of them in the other genres. I have always wondered why these artists never get discussed when it comes to the music scene of the late 00s/early 10s? There was so much more to the mainstream of that time than just electropop.

Oh, and I wanted to say that I don't hate electropop at all. In fact, I enjoyed those songs very much that I have had nostalgia for them in the last few years. :) I just know that the genre wasn't the only one that was booming in the music scene at that time.
 
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