Capstone Project (Open Access)
Bachelor of Arts (B.A.)
Music & Performing Arts
Vocal performance in commercially successful American popular music during the 2010’s implemented many different vocal techniques. However, the vocal styles that were prominent during this era of music are: vocal breathiness, vocal belts and the usage of the head voice. In this paper, I will examine the vocal styles and performances of pop stars who were influential during the 2010’s. These artists are Katy Perry, Ariana Grande, and Billie Eillish. Through these examinations, readers will have an understanding of the popular vocal styles that were heavily used during this decade of music.
Thao, Jay, "Vocal Styles in Commercially Successful Popular Music in the United States During the 2010's" (2020). Capstone Projects and Master's Theses. 843.