I fell in love with Uzbek music when I was a Peace Corps Volunteer in Kazakhstan. My Peace Corps site, Karatau, was only a couple hours from the border with Uzbekistan. There was a strong Uzbek influence in southern Kazakhstan.
Thanks to YouTube, I have been able to watch Uzbek music videos again. I really missed them. Below is a nice Uzbek song sung by Shahzoda, a famous Uzbek pop singer. Oddly enough, I find myself listening to more Uzbek and Kazakh songs here in Vietnam than Vietnamese songs. Explains why I cannot learn Vietnamese 🙁