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Lounge music on the radio

Lounge music, also known as chillout music, is a genre of music that originated in the 1950s and 1960s, and has since grown in popularity worldwide. It is characterized by its relaxing and laid-back sound, often incorporating elements of jazz, bossa nova, and electronic music.

One of the most popular lounge music artists is Sade, a British-Nigerian singer known for her sultry vocals and smooth jazz-inspired sound. Other notable lounge music artists include Burt Bacharach, Henry Mancini, and Frank Sinatra.

In recent years, new artists have emerged in the lounge music scene, including Parov Stelar, a producer from Austria who combines jazz and electronic music, and Melody Gardot, an American singer-songwriter who incorporates bossa nova and blues into her music.

For those looking to discover new lounge music, there are several radio stations dedicated to the genre. Some of the most popular include SomaFM's 'Secret Agent' station, which plays a mix of spy and thriller-inspired lounge music, and JAZZRADIO.com's 'Lounge' station, which features a blend of classic and modern lounge music. Other stations include Chillout Radio, Lounge FM, and Groove Salad.

Overall, lounge music offers a relaxing and sophisticated listening experience, and continues to attract new fans around the world.