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Is Welsh language music getting more popular?

With the tradition of Welsh music being around for centuries, how has it evolved over recent years?

The Welsh language movement, and the traditional musical styles in Wales have been around from as early as the twelfth century.

These have subsequently developed and adapted in order to stay relevant to the current style.

Here is a list of the top 10 Welsh language songs on the music streaming platform, Spotify.

Here is confirmation of the continuing popularity of Welsh language music, with an interview with a Welsh language musician.

This map shows the music venues around Cardiff Central, many of which have Welsh language artists playing on a regular basis.

Below is a brief outline of the recent history of Welsh music.

Despite Wales’s long history of traditional Welsh language music, it’s ability to always adapt means it has had widespread success and appeal across Wales and will continue to do so for many years to come.

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