Why music in English is so popular?

There are many reasons why English is the overwhelming language in present day music, yet I would state that the fundamental reasons are historical and linguistic. HISTORICAL REASONS The British colonisation began in the 17th century when many people from England, Scotland and Ireland migrated into to the so called “New World”: U.S.A., Canada, Australia… Read More Why music in English is so popular?

Why has the English language become a global leader of languages?

Nowadays, more than 1.5 billion people on Earth are able to communicate in English to some extent. But why is that? Why has English become an international lingua franca of the world and not any other language? Who are the users of the language and can we divide them into different classes? All of these… Read More Why has the English language become a global leader of languages?