A country music staple for the better part of two decades, Gary Allan has seen how the genre has changed since his start in the industry, and since his childhood.
On today's all-new "Larry King Now," Allan describes how he's seen a shift in the genre and an emergence of a more pop sound.
"To me country is still about Monday through Friday, and pop is about what happens on the weekends," Allan told Larry.When asked about two of country's biggest mainstream crossover stars, Taylor Swift and Carrie Underwood, Allan told Larry he thought their music fell outside of the Monday-Friday type.
"I would say they're pop artists making a living in the country genre," Allan said.What do you think? Are crossover acts like Taylor Swift and Carrie Underwood country singers or pop stars? Let us know in the comments!
Catch this "Larry King Now" episode today at 5 pm ET on Ora TV & Hulu, but you can grab some episode highlights right now:
- Gary Allan On Taylor Swift And The State of Country Music
- Gary Allan Plans More Tattoos
- Gary Allan Talks Conservatism In Country Music
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