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5 Artists Who Have Made Great Contributions to the World Music History

Shimul Kabir Aug 23, 2019
Music has the power to alter hearts and make our lives easier when we hear new songs daily. Before internet, music was silent until it was released. But, music is getting popular now, even before it releases. Hence, music is more acclaimed than before. Here are 5 artists who have changed the world of music.

1. Bob Dylan

Bob Dylan is the first musician who won the Nobel Prize in 2016. He is an American singer-songwriter, author, poet, and visual artist, born on 24 May 1941. His first album released in 1962. He has released 38 Studio albums, 13 Live albums, 19 Compilation albums, 11 Video albums, 40 Music videos, 91 Singles, 7 Soundtrack albums, and more.

2. Bob Marley

Bob Marley was a singer and songwriter, born on February 6, 1945, in Nine Miles, St. Ann, Jamaica. He is considered one of the pioneers of the Reggae. He started his professional music career in 1963. He released 12 Studio albums and 2 Live albums. Popularity of Jamaican music increased worldwide due to his contributions. He died on 11 May, 1981.

3. Michael Jackson

Michael Jackson is called the "King of Pop" and considered one of the most significant cultural figures of 20th century. He was born on August 29, 1958, in Indiana, America. He began his professional career in 1964. His contribution to music, dance, and fashion made him a world figure in popular culture for over 40 years. He died on 25 June, 2009.

4. Madonna

Madonna has won Grammy Awards seven times. She was born in 1958 in America. Since the 1980s, she was known as the "Queen of Pop". She is a singer, songwriter, actress, and a businesswoman. She has been called an inspiration by almost every female artist. She is one of the most significant figures in world music.

5. Jimi Hendrix

Jimi Hendrix is described by The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame as the greatest musical instrument player in the history of rock music. Although his mainstream music career lasted only for 4 years, he is considered one of the most puissant guitarists in history. This artist was born in America in 1942, and died in 1970 at the age of 28.