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Norwegian music on the radio

Norway has a rich musical heritage, from traditional folk music to modern pop and electronic genres. One of the most popular genres in Norway is black metal, which gained worldwide attention in the 1990s. Some of the most famous Norwegian black metal bands include Mayhem, Burzum, and Emperor.

In recent years, Norwegian pop and electronic music has also gained significant popularity, with artists like Kygo, Alan Walker, and Sigrid achieving international success. Another popular genre in Norway is traditional folk music, which has been preserved and celebrated throughout the country's history. Some of the most notable folk musicians include Øyonn Groven Myhren and Kirsten Bråten Berg.

Norway is home to several radio stations dedicated to playing a variety of music genres. NRK P1 is the most popular radio station in Norway, featuring a mix of news, music, and entertainment. Other notable radio stations include NRK P3, which plays popular music and broadcasts live music sessions, and NRK Klassisk, which focuses on classical music. For those interested in folk music, there is the online radio station FolkRadio.no, which plays traditional Norwegian folk music. Additionally, there are several community radio stations throughout the country, each with its own unique programming and focus.