18(a) Describe the mission/purpose of your proposed gTLD

Prototypical answer:

gTLDFull Legal NameDetail
.countryTop Level Domain Holdings LimitedView

.COUNTRY exists to provide a home for all things related to country music and the country lifestyle. “Country” often refers to traditional, often rural or suburban, values and traditions in the United States, but its major meaning is to describe a style of American music. The goal for the .COUNTRY domain is to give country music artists and producers a way to reach their listeners in a more effective an efficient manner and also to offer listeners who are looking to purchase music and other “country” products better, more identifiable access to country music.

Country music is a part of American music culture and originated in the South and Western regions of the United States. When Southern rural whites migrated to industrial cities during the Great Depression and World War II, country music spread throughout America (source: http:⁄⁄www.britannica.com⁄EBchecked⁄topic⁄140388⁄country-music). With the advent of radio, television and the Internet, country music has become a global sensation. The international appreciation for country music allows artists to share their passion and creative sense of expression on a global scale.

The .COUNTRY top-level domain is a place where people interested in country music can go to can learn about and identify with others who are providing relevant content and information.

.COUNTRY will provide an identifiable means of communicating with potential customers, people in country music industry or fans of country music, organizations and businesses that associate or identify with country music and its fans.

Similar gTLD applications: (2)

gTLDFull Legal NameDetail
.countryUniregistry, Corp.View
.MUSICEntertainment Names Inc.View