And the World’s Most Prolific Pop-Music-Producing Nation Is ...
Travel Blog • Eva Holland • 08.17.10 | 5:13 PM ET
Sweden—at least, it is if you adjust for national GDP while measuring any given country’s share of the pop music market. Foreign Policy has a cool explanatory graphic.
Don’t worry, America: Writer Joshua Keating also notes that “the world’s most popular artists, no matter where they’re from, often perform rock, R&B, and hip-hop tunes that are unmistakably American in origin.” USA! USA! (Via @nobauerm)