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1 pop
2 dance pop
3 rap
4 pop rap
5 rock
6 post-teen pop
7 latin
8 hip hop
9 trap
10 edm
11 modern rock
12 tropical house
13 pop rock
14 latin pop
15 melodic rap
16 reggaeton
17 classic rock
18 southern hip hop
19 album rock
20 electropop
21 mellow gold
22 soft rock
23 alternative metal
24 indie pop
25 contemporary country
26 permanent wave
27 tropical
28 r&b
29 neo mellow
30 electro house
31 urban contemporary
32 k-pop
33 uk pop
34 hard rock
35 nu metal
36 alternative rock
37 folk rock
38 canadian pop
39 country
40 country road
41 viral pop
42 pop punk
43 underground hip hop
44 gangster rap
45 atl hip hop
46 rock en espanol
47 german hip hop
48 chicago rap
49 trap latino
50 latin hip hop
51 grupera
52 alternative r&b
53 europop
54 regional mexican
55 dance rock
56 new wave pop
57 banda
58 indie rock
59 indietronica
60 art rock
61 modern alternative rock
62 reggaeton flow
63 french hip hop
64 adult standards
65 country rock
66 soul
67 big room
68 indie poptimism
69 emo rap
70 house
71 mexican pop
72 latin alternative
73 norteno
74 latin rock
75 pop urbaine
76 sertanejo universitario
77 reggaeton colombiano
78 art pop
79 hip pop
80 neo soul
81 funk carioca
82 boy band
83 pop edm
84 indie folk
85 spanish pop
86 latin arena pop
87 metal
88 folk
89 roots rock
90 psychedelic rock
91 stomp and holler
92 post-grunge
93 j-pop
94 regional mexican pop
95 new wave
96 blues rock
97 indie r&b
98 funk
99 k-pop boy group
100 singer-songwriter
101 progressive house
102 colombian pop
103 indie soul
104 conscious hip hop
105 ranchera
106 miami hip hop
107 vapor trap
108 canadian hip hop
109 modern country rock
110 quiet storm
111 italian hip hop
112 motown
113 german pop
114 progressive electro house
115 new romantic
116 swedish pop
117 lo-fi beats
118 sertanejo
119 toronto rap
120 australian pop
121 rap francais
122 talent show
123 chamber pop
124 disco
125 desi pop
126 east coast hip hop
127 italian pop
128 hoerspiel
129 escape room
130 canadian contemporary r&b
131 rap metal
132 turkish pop
133 punk
134 world worship
135 metropopolis
136 deep pop r&b
137 glam rock
138 sertanejo pop
139 alternative dance
140 electronica
141 mpb
142 puerto rican pop
143 ccm
144 modern bollywood
145 hollywood
146 brooklyn drill
147 corridos tumbados
148 uk dance
149 uk hip hop
150 christian music
151 brostep
152 brill building pop
153 hardcore hip hop
154 heartland rock
155 deep house
156 dark trap
157 new rave
158 argentine rock
159 brazilian edm
160 metalcore
161 indonesian pop
162 emo
163 worship
164 desi hip hop
165 otacore
166 francoton
167 perreo
168 k-pop girl group
169 vocal jazz
170 alternative hip hop
171 piano rock
172 rap rock
173 west coast rap
174 pop nacional
175 sleep
176 cali rap
177 filmi
178 yacht rock
179 pagode
180 vapor soul
181 dutch pop
182 bedroom pop
183 north carolina hip hop
184 background music
185 dutch hip hop
186 new americana
187 country pop
188 folk-pop
189 show tunes
190 detroit hip hop
191 dirty south rap
192 british invasion
193 bolero
194 rap conscient
195 social media pop
196 brazilian hip hop
197 dfw rap
198 cantautor
199 disco house
200 chillhop
201 soundtrack
202 new french touch
203 lgbtq+ hip hop
204 christian alternative rock
205 lounge
206 turkish rock
207 beatlesque
208 j-rock
209 deep big room
210 acoustic pop
211 glam metal
212 classic soul
213 indie cafe pop
214 synthpop
215 melodic metalcore
216 trap espanol
217 opm
218 trap queen
219 classical
220 nova mpb
221 italian arena pop
222 kleine hoerspiel
223 rock-and-roll
224 trap argentino
225 la indie
226 funk metal
227 brazilian rock
228 electronic trap
229 indiecoustica
230 german dance
231 british soul
232 new jack swing
233 baroque pop
234 latin viral pop
235 indie anthem-folk
236 atl trap
237 garage rock
238 dance-punk
239 melancholia
240 german rock
241 bass trap
242 australian hip hop
243 german cloud rap
244 deep tropical house
245 calming instrumental
246 lilith
247 symphonic rock
248 reggae
249 eurodance
250 mexican rock
251 turkish trap pop
252 mandopop
253 chillwave
254 progressive rock
255 girl group
256 nz pop
257 funk rock
258 philly rap
259 french pop
260 grunge
261 norwegian pop
262 scorecore
263 deep german hip hop
264 argentine hip hop
265 traditional folk
266 britpop
267 reggae fusion
268 australian dance
269 outlaw country
270 focus
271 mexican hip hop
272 anthem worship
273 screamo
274 forro
275 country dawn
@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.
2019 Around the World surrounds and inhabits a year in music.
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.
Or a World Mindset summary based on trends in listener-created playlist titles.