Music from Nashville includes rock, indie, rap, pop, hardcore, country, bluegrass, americana, christian, and several other genres that are all represented by a thriving community of artists and fans. Because of the overwhelming perception that country and bluegrass are the only genres of music that come from Nashville, some organizations including Movement Nashville exist to lift up the non-country artists in the city.
Nashville is the capital of the U.S. state of Tennessee and the county seat of Davidson County. It is the second most populous city in the state after Memphis. It is located on the Cumberland River in Davidson County, in the north-central part of the state. Nashville is a major hub for the health care, music, publishing, banking and transportation industries.
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