Thai pop music

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Thai pop is a genre of Thai music roughly equivalent to western pop. It emerged in the 1970s–80s, during which it was known as string music (Thai: เพลงสตริง), before gaining mainstream popularity during the 1990s. and has since dominated the Thai music industry. The term is extremely broad, covering Thai rock, dance music, rap and western-influenced popular music in general, though normally excluding the folk- and rock-influenced phleng phuea chiwit.

The origins of string lie in American R&B, surf-rock artists like The Ventures and Dick Dale, Exotica, rockabilly and country and western brought to Thailand by American and Australian soldiers serving in Vietnam in the late 1950s and early 1960s. It also drew heavily on genres from the British Invasion, including rock and roll, garage rock and Hollywood film soundtracks. Since the 1980s it has mixed with other genres, such as disco, funk, and dance.

Bands & artists[edit]

  • Thai pop bands
    • Hijack (1992-)
    • U-4 (1992-)
    • Boyscout (1993-)
    • UHT (1994-)
    • T-Skirt (1995-)
    • SaoSaoSao (1981-)
    • Bazoo (1998-)
    • Giant (1998-)
    • Project H (1999-)
    • Dragon five (2000-)
    • D2B (2001-)
    • ZaZa (2001-)
    • Girly Berry (2002-)
    • B-Mix (2003-)
    • 001 (2003-)
    • Cinderella (2004-)
    • Pop Angels (2005-)
    • Dream II (2005-)
    • Preppy G(G-Junior 2) (2006-)
    • Power Pop Girls (2006-)
    • K-OTIC (2007-)
    • FFK (2007-)
    • Chilli White Choc (2007-)
    • Nice to meet U (2007-)
    • ALIZE (2007-)
    • C-Quint (2008-)
    • Candy Mafia (2009-)
    • G-Twenty (2009-)
    • Seven Days (2009-)
    • 3.2.1 (2010-)
    • Swee:D (2010-)
    • Kiss Me Five (2010-)
    • Sugar Eyes (2010-)
    • Rookie BB (2010-)
    • XIS (2010-)
    • Samosorn Chimi (2010-)
    • Blueberry Rsiam (2010-)
    • Olives (2011-)
    • Evo Nine (2013-)
    • Gaia (2013-)
    • Shuu (2013-)
    • VRP (2014-)
    • WHO (2014-)
    • Samosorn mini (2016-)
    • 9By9 (2018-)
    • SBFIVE (2018-)
    • DUST (2018-)
    • Hi-U (2019-)
    • SY51 (2018-)
    • 7th sense (2018-)
    • Siamese kittenz (2015-)
    • Fever (2018-)
    • Siam☆Dream (2018-)
    • CmCafe (2018-)
    • KissBoysTH (2019-)
    • TEMPT (2019-)
    • TRINITY (2019-)
    • RedSpin (2019-)
  • Thai Teen Music Labels (Lukkwad–pop)
  • Thai-Japan bases in Thailand
    • BNK48 (2017-) (J-brand's of AKB48 sister group outside Japan)
    • Sweat16 (2017-) (Thai-Japanese entertainments are co-sponsors)
    • CGM48 (2019-) (J-brand's of AKB48 sister group outside Japan & sister group of BNK48)
  • Thai-Korea bases in Thailand
    • Three One Six (2016-) (Korean Entertainment moved to thailand)
    • RoseQuartz (2018-) (Korean Entertainment moved to thailand)
  • Thai Duos
  • Thai Soloists
    • Tik Sero (1987-)
    • Touch Na Takuathung (1990-)
    • TaTaYoung (1991-)
    • Christina Aguilar (1990-)
    • Yayaying (1999-)
    • Katreeya English (1999-)
    • J jetrin (1991-)
    • Mos patiparn (1993-)
    • Jame ruangsak (1995-)
    • Katreeya English (2003-)
    • Chinawut Indracusin (2006-)
    • Ice Sarunyu(2006-)
    • Bie The Star (2006-)
    • DDZ (Thai CGI-animated Singer) (2006-)
    • Waii Panyarisa (2007-)
    • Payu clark (2007-)
    • Grand Kornpassorn (2008-)
    • BlackJack (2009-)
    • Jannine Weigel (2010-)
    • Timethai Plangsilp (2011-)
    • Thank you Silpchanok (2013-)
    • Third Lapat (2013-)
    • Gena Desouza (2016-)
    • Bird Thongchai (1986-)
    • Palmy (2001-)
    • New Jew (2003-)
    • Endorphine (2007-)
    • Aof Pongsak (2004-)
    • Noey senorita (2004-)
    • Gam wichayanee (2008-)
    • Lydia Sarunrat (2005-)
    • Nicole Theriault (1998-)
    • Joey Boy (1995-)
    • Preaw Kanitkul (1997-)
    • Mai Charoenpura (1989-)
    • Peck Palitchoke (2005-)
    • Boyd Kosiyabong (1994-)
    • Lanna Commins (2004-)
    • Tor Saksit (2007-)
    • Ben chalatit (2005-)
    • Pop Pongkool (2006-)
    • Stamp (2002-)
    • Gun Napat (2010-)
    • Noona Neungthida (2010-)
    • Peet peera (2003-)
    • Ake Surachet (2005-)
    • Keng Tachaya (2011-)
    • The Toys (2015-)
  • Thai pop-rock bands
    • Silly Fools (1996-)
    • Hi-Rock (1990-)
    • Carabao (1981-)
    • Asanee–Wasan (1986-)
    • Pause (1996-)
    • Moderndog (1994-)
    • Paradox (1996-)
    • Big Ass (1997-)
    • Black Head (1995-)
    • Patato (2001-)
    • Labanoon (1998-)
    • Clash (2001-)
    • Pru (2001-)
    • Bodyslam (2002-)
    • Zeal (2002-)
    • AB Normal (2002-)
    • Cocktail(2002-)
    • Slot Machine (2004-)
    • So Cool (2004-)
    • Black Vanilla (2006-)
    • Klear (2007-)
    • Getsunova (2008-)
    • The Mousses (2007-)
    • Mild (2008-)
    • La Ong Fong (1996-)
    • 25 hours (2009-)
    • Season five (2009-)
    • Armchair (2001-)

T-Wind[edit]

T-Wind (Thai Wind) is a term used to describe the phenomenon of Thai pop culture in the international. It is a term created to compare Korean Wave. In the period since 2000, Thailand has been exporting many kinds of cultural products to many countries, especially in Southeast Asia[1], such as lakhon (television drama), movies and bl series from GMMGDH, lukkwad-pop (Thai teen pop) from Kəmikəze.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Jirattikorn, Dr. Amporn (2015-11-26). "ละครไทยในอาเซียน" [Thai dramas in ASEAN]. Bangkokbiz (in Thai).