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The Effects of AI in Pop Music

The Beatles are without a doubt the most successful music band in history. Countless artists, songwriters, and producers as well as record labels and even streaming platforms, have attempted to recreate the enchantment in the years since its peak. Artificial intelligence is the newest instrument in the hunt for elusive pop music gold.

From apps that generate automatic lyrics to someone that writes chords and instruments, AI technologies can indeed generate completely new music from start. AI proponents claim that similar to how the internet and mobile phones have globalized music dissemination and recording, AI makes the system of music creation accessible to everyone. According to its critics, it could also have unintended negative consequences.

The Virtual Pop Icon

Below are some examples showing the dominance of AI in the music industry.

TV Program – Alter Ego

Human singers participate in a singing contest using digital avatars in the Television program Alter Ego.

The emergence of AI Pop Stars

  • Lil Miguela
  • Yona

Artists Using AI Tools

Yacht band utilized AI tool in producing their album entitled “I Thought the Future Would Be Cooler“.

Taryn Southern

She is a musician and a filmmaker as well who works with artificial intelligence incorporated into her arts.

In such a way that YouTube transformed video production, Artificial intelligence can revamp music production.