Recently the ukulele has again been used extensively in pop music. Think of the band Train with their song Soul Sister, or Jason Mraz with I'm Yours. The sharp sound of the ukulele is immediately recognizable, which makes it so fun to learn how to play the instrument.
It is easy to learn the basic chords on the four strings that are used in most songs. But also more develloped ukelele players can learn a lot, what about Bach or fingerstyle pop melodies, it is all possible to play on a ukelele. Moreover, it is an instrument that is easy to take with you on holiday because of its size.