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1 pop
2 dance pop
3 rap
4 pop dance
5 rock
6 post-teen pop
7 pop rap
8 latin
9 hip hop
10 trap latino
11 trap
12 modern rock
13 reggaeton
14 edm
15 electropop
16 tropical house
17 latin pop
18 classic rock
19 pop rock
20 mellow gold
21 soft rock
22 melodic rap
23 album rock
24 permanent wave
25 tropical
26 regional mexican
27 southern hip hop
28 r&b
29 urban contemporary
30 alternative metal
31 k-pop
32 adult standards
33 contemporary country
34 indie pop
35 electro house
36 canadian pop
37 uk pop
38 corrido
39 alternative rock
40 neo mellow
41 hard rock
42 nu metal
43 ranchera
44 rock en espanol
45 folk rock
46 atl hip hop
47 alternative r&b
48 nuevo regional mexicano
49 country
50 gangster rap
51 new wave pop
52 latin hip hop
53 indie rock
54 europop
55 art rock
56 underground hip hop
57 dance rock
58 indie poptimism
59 chicago rap
60 soul
61 country road
62 viral pop
63 french hip hop
64 german hip hop
65 modern alternative rock
66 reggaeton colombiano
67 country rock
68 latin alternative
69 pop punk
70 emo rap
71 pop urbaine
72 latin rock
73 mexican pop
74 k-pop boy group
75 big room
76 house
77 indie folk
78 j-pop
79 sertanejo universitario
80 funk carioca
81 neo soul
82 stomp and holler
83 desi pop
84 sertanejo
85 francoton
86 reggaeton flow
87 colombian pop
88 latin arena pop
89 hip pop
90 metal
91 post-grunge
92 folk
93 new wave
94 norteno
95 indie cafe pop
96 boy band
97 sertanejo pop
98 spanish pop
99 australian pop
100 pop edm
101 singer-songwriter
102 blues rock
103 rap francais
104 motown
105 psychedelic rock
106 funk
107 roots rock
108 indie soul
109 art pop
110 lo-fi beats
111 quiet storm
112 brill building pop
113 miami hip hop
114 filmi
115 german pop
116 hoerspiel
117 new romantic
118 vocal jazz
119 lounge
120 canadian contemporary r&b
121 talent show
122 conscious hip hop
123 vapor trap
124 progressive house
125 canadian hip hop
126 east coast hip hop
127 modern bollywood
128 sad rap
129 puerto rican pop
130 swedish pop
131 banda
132 indietronica
133 k-pop girl group
134 modern country rock
135 social media pop
136 glam rock
137 sierreno
138 electronica
139 disco
140 rap metal
141 mpb
142 uk dance
143 progressive electro house
144 pop r&b
145 ccm
146 italian hip hop
147 punk
148 bedroom pop
149 toronto rap
150 christian music
151 metropopolis
152 uk hip hop
153 pagode
154 italian pop
155 alternative dance
156 brooklyn drill
157 argentine rock
158 desi hip hop
159 dark trap
160 worship
161 alternative hip hop
162 otacore
163 hardcore hip hop
164 classical
165 detroit hip hop
166 soundtrack
167 cali rap
168 pop nacional
169 heartland rock
170 indonesian pop
171 metalcore
172 escape room
173 hollywood
174 lgbtq+ hip hop
175 piano rock
176 easy listening
177 forro
178 yacht rock
179 world worship
180 west coast rap
181 new americana
182 synthpop
183 folk-pop
184 rap rock
185 emo
186 urbano espanol
187 sufi
188 beatlesque
189 italian adult pop
190 new rave
191 mariachi
192 french pop
193 rock-and-roll
194 sleep
195 turkish pop
196 trap queen
197 christian alternative rock
198 russian hip hop
199 acoustic pop
200 vapor soul
201 dirty south rap
202 british invasion
203 opm
204 garage rock
205 classic soul
206 brazilian hip hop
207 brazilian rock
208 corridos tumbados
209 chillhop
210 anime
211 glam metal
212 turkish trap pop
213 cantautor
214 australian dance
215 dutch pop
216 melodic metalcore
217 background music
218 j-rock
219 trap argentino
220 show tunes
221 brostep
222 rap conscient
223 ohio hip hop
224 mandopop
225 kleine hoerspiel
226 indiecoustica
227 polish hip hop
228 meme rap
229 indie r&b
230 deep big room
231 melancholia
232 dfw rap
233 new french touch
234 funk ostentacao
235 lilith
236 british soul
237 mexican hip hop
238 eurodance
239 funk metal
240 australian hip hop
241 viral rap
242 girl group
243 electronic trap
244 turkish hip hop
245 nova mpb
246 country pop
247 baroque pop
248 new jack swing
249 dance-punk
250 classic uk pop
251 chanson
252 mexican rock
253 dutch hip hop
254 deep house
255 symphonic rock
256 north carolina hip hop
257 outlaw country
258 video game music
259 chill r&b
260 indie anthem-folk
261 grupera
262 korean pop
263 freak folk
264 anthem worship
265 salsa
266 scorecore
267 progressive rock
268 bolero
269 argentine hip hop
270 grunge
271 australian rock
272 german dance
273 compositional ambient
274 trance
275 german rock
276 norwegian pop
277 funk rock
278 queens hip hop
279 calming instrumental
280 jazz pop
281 chillwave
@EveryNoise ·  glenn mcdonald ·  Spotify
This is an ongoing attempt at a useful flattening of the musical genre-space tracked by Spotify into a simple sortable list.
 
Click any genre to re-sort the list by similarity to that genre.
 
How We Understand Music Genres explains how this thing got started.
A Retromatic History of Music (or Love) follows these genres across years.
Spotify New Releases by Genre uses them to scour this week's new releases.
We Built This City On follows them to their cities of origin.
Genres by Country breaks them down by strength of association with countries.
Songs From the Edges flings you through a blast-tour of the most passionate genrecults.
Songs From the Ages samples demographic groups.
Songs From the Streets samples cities.
Drunkard's Rock wanders around for a really long time.
The Sounds of Places plots countries as if they were genres.
Spotify World Browser shows Spotify editorial programming in different countries.
Every Place at Once is an index of the distinctive listening of individual cities.
Hyperspace House Concerts looks for music playing only in particular places.
Every School at Once is an index of the distinctive listening of students by school.
Genres in Their Own Words maps genres to words found in their song titles.
The Needle tries to find songs surging towards the edges of one obscurity or another.
2020 Around the World surrounds and inhabits a year in music.
The Approaching Worms of Christmas tries to wrap itself around things I usually fight.
The Aqueduct of Youth brings you kids' music so you can listen young.
Every Demographic at Once further explores listening by country, age and gender.
Or there's a dynamically-generated daily summary of Spotify Listening Patterns by Gender.