1980s Music

1980s Music

The 1980s saw the emergence of music genres such as post-disco, Italo disco, Euro disco and dance-pop, while rock music, and its sub-genres like soft rock, and glam metal came about and had a significant following. Adult contemporary, quiet storm, and smooth jazz also gained popularity.

About 1980s Music

The 1980s saw the emergence of pop, dance music and New Wave. As the term disco fell out of fashion in the decade's early years, genres such as post-disco, Italo disco, Euro disco and dance-pop became more popular. Rock music continued to enjoy a wide audience; sub-genres such as New Wave, soft rock, and glam metal emerged and developed a significant following. Adult contemporary, quiet storm, and smooth jazz gained popularity.

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