USAG and FIG States that music can have one or many instruments. Voice is also considered to be an instrument if used without words. Music must conform to typical rhythmic gymnastics style music. USAG lists a few examples of forbidden music “Sirens, Car Engines, etc.” Both federations describe that they do not allow two song (dynamically different) to be edited into one routine.
Songs with Words
USAG – words or singing is not allowed in for routine songs. If you have questions about a song containing words and eligibility you can forward your concerns to the Regional Technical Committee Chairman. He will forward to the proper directors of approval or disapproval. In the case the music is approved the coach/ athlete mus carry the approved forms to the competition.
FIG – Music with words can be used for 2 individual exercises and 1 group exercise. It is the responsibility of the national federation to declare the exercise(s) will have words used in it.