Tibet has long history and long-standing cultures. The special geographic environment and ethnic tradition result in a special music style. In the past, Tibetan music was rarely impacted by the outside world and it was little known by the outside world.
The charm of Tibetan songs originates from its special way of producing sound in the throat, by which the singing echoes in valleys and reaches people in the distance. Singing, loud and sonorous, has romantic color, expressing the Tibetans religious belief and their enjoying happy lives and peaceful minds.
The integration with the nature and many other new music styles characterizes Tibetan music, which may be perfectly connected to pop music. In addition, it can also combine religious music and palace music with pure western music.
In 1950¡¯s, a Tibetan song Liberated Serfs sing for freedom sung by Tibetan singer Tshe Brtan Sgrol Ma moved millions of people and soon became popular throughout China.
In recent years, Tibetan songs are popular throughout China because of their unique charm, for instance, the song Qinghai-Tibet Pleteau conqueres millions of listeners.
With her two albums, AjieGu and YangJingMA, which were released and sold in over 60 countries, Zhu Zheqing introduced Tibetan music to the world. In AjieGu and YangJingMA Tibetan songs sing the unique Tibetan religious stories, historic persons and Buddhism classics. Western people were deeply impressed by Zhu¡¯s voice and call it the ¡°sound of nature¡±.
Han Hong, another Tibetan singer, has become one of the most famous singers in China. She adds many Tibetan music elements in her singing, such as Rap and Soul to her songs. Other singers and bands from Tibet, includingYaDong, RongZhongErJia, QiongXue ZhuoMa, TianChu, are exploring the more fashionable and mordern Tibetan music.