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English music on the radio

English music has a rich and diverse history, with roots in folk music, classical music, and popular music genres such as rock, pop, and electronic music. One of the most influential genres to emerge from England is rock, with bands like The Beatles, The Rolling Stones, Led Zeppelin, and Pink Floyd shaping the sound of rock music worldwide. Other notable genres include punk rock with bands like The Sex Pistols and The Clash, new wave with artists like David Bowie and Duran Duran, and Britpop with bands like Oasis and Blur.

In recent years, English music has continued to thrive, with artists like Ed Sheeran, Adele, and Coldplay achieving global success. The UK also has a vibrant electronic music scene, with artists like The Chemical Brothers, Aphex Twin, and Fatboy Slim paving the way for new generations of electronic music producers.

There are several radio stations in the UK that specialize in English music. BBC Radio 1 is one of the most popular, playing a mix of contemporary and classic pop and rock music, as well as electronic and dance music. BBC Radio 2 focuses on more traditional genres like folk, country, and easy listening, while BBC Radio 6 Music plays a mix of alternative and indie music. Other popular stations include Absolute Radio, Classic FM, and Capital FM.