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2 dance pop
3 rap
4 pop rap
5 hip hop
6 rock
7 post-teen pop
8 trap music
9 edm
10 modern rock
11 latin
12 tropical house
13 r&b
14 southern hip hop
15 latin pop
16 indie r&b
17 post-grunge
18 pop rock
19 tropical
20 neo mellow
21 album rock
22 alternative metal
23 mellow gold
24 folk-pop
25 electropop
26 permanent wave
27 soft rock
28 reggaeton
29 classic rock
30 urban contemporary
31 pop punk
32 nu metal
33 indie rock
34 alternative rock
35 contemporary country
36 underground hip hop
37 indie folk
38 electro house
39 canadian pop
40 indietronica
41 indie pop
42 emo rap
43 hard rock
44 rap metal
45 gangster rap
46 viral pop
47 rock en espanol
48 country road
49 country
50 folk rock
51 indie poptimism
52 regional mexican
53 big room
54 chamber pop
55 latin hip hop
56 vapor trap
57 mexican pop
58 garage rock
59 modern alternative rock
60 german hip hop
61 grupera
62 house
63 latin rock
64 latin alternative
65 k-pop
66 hip pop
67 stomp and holler
68 new wave pop
69 art rock
70 french hip hop
71 dance rock
72 trap francais
73 trap latino
74 progressive house
75 dirty south rap
76 europop
77 canadian hip hop
78 g funk
79 neo soul
80 new wave
81 reggaeton flow
82 banda
83 sertanejo universitario
84 conscious hip hop
85 latin arena pop
86 soul
87 psychedelic rock
88 modern country rock
89 adult standards
90 progressive electro house
91 detroit hip hop
92 metal
93 norteno
94 art pop
95 funk
96 christmas
97 boy band
98 roots rock
99 rap rock
100 brostep
101 lo-fi beats
102 singer-songwriter
103 quiet storm
104 blues-rock
105 australian pop
106 folk
107 colombian pop
108 neo-psychedelic
109 motown
110 focus
111 emo
112 spanish pop
113 disco
114 new romantic
115 sertanejo
116 vapor soul
117 italian hip hop
118 east coast hip hop
119 screamo
120 alternative dance
121 brazilian electronica
122 hollywood
123 regional mexican pop
124 hardcore hip hop
125 new americana
126 vegas indie
127 worship
128 francoton
129 ranchera
130 punk
131 metropopolis
132 mpb
133 indie anthem-folk
134 new rave
135 electronic
136 argentine rock
137 latin viral pop
138 piano rock
139 christian music
140 swedish pop
141 west coast rap
142 acoustic pop
143 italian pop
144 southern rock
145 ccm
146 sertanejo pop
147 groove metal
148 baile pop
149 world worship
150 dutch hip hop
151 german pop
152 electronic trap
153 deep tropical house
154 cumbia
155 deep funk carioca
156 metalcore
157 christian alternative rock
158 vocal jazz
159 sleep
160 hoerspiel
161 soundtrack
162 brill building pop
163 deep dutch hip hop
164 glam rock
165 deep big room
166 pagode
167 deep pop r&b
168 deep german hip hop
169 indie pop rap
170 lounge
171 talent show
172 italian arena pop
173 heartland rock
174 alternative hip hop
175 dance-punk
176 escape room
177 opm
178 brazilian rock
179 classic soul
180 compositional ambient
181 cantautor
182 chillhop
183 christian rock
184 mariachi
185 uk hip hop
186 grime
187 melodic metalcore
188 aussietronica
189 chillwave
190 freak folk
191 brazilian hip hop
192 classical
193 bolero
194 scorecore
195 outlaw country
@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.
The Spotify New-Release Sorting Hat uses them to cluster 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.
Every Place at Once is an index of the distinctive listening of individual cities.
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.
The Approaching Worms of Christmas tries to wrap itself around things I usually fight.
Every Demographic at Once explores listening by country, age and gender.
Or there's a dynamically-generated daily summary of Spotify Listening Patterns by Gender.