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2 dance pop
3 pop rap
4 rap
5 post-teen pop
6 rock
7 tropical house
8 trap music
9 modern rock
10 r&b
11 dwn trap
12 southern hip hop
13 hip hop
14 latin
15 edm
16 pop rock
17 alternative rock
18 mellow gold
19 classic rock
20 neo mellow
21 album rock
22 alternative metal
23 indie rock
24 latin pop
25 post-grunge
26 indie r&b
27 tropical
28 folk-pop
29 indie pop
30 urban contemporary
31 soft rock
32 viral pop
33 reggaeton
34 singer-songwriter
35 nu metal
36 pop punk
37 permanent wave
38 indie folk
39 adult standards
40 indietronica
41 hard rock
42 electro house
43 gangster rap
44 contemporary country
45 underground hip hop
46 folk rock
47 indie poptimism
48 canadian pop
49 country
50 country road
51 rap metal
52 big room
53 dirty south rap
54 hip pop
55 garage rock
56 rock en espanol
57 chamber pop
58 latin hip hop
59 soul
60 new wave pop
61 grupera
62 house
63 europop
64 funk rock
65 dance rock
66 stomp and holler
67 neo soul
68 deep indie r&b
69 blues-rock
70 regional mexican
71 roots rock
72 trap latino
73 synthpop
74 latin alternative
75 quiet storm
76 teen pop
77 classic funk rock
78 neo-psychedelic
79 new wave
80 deep pop r&b
81 motown
82 alternative dance
83 banda
84 vocal jazz
85 emo
86 rap rock
87 modern country rock
88 funk
89 shimmer pop
90 norteno
91 psychedelic rock
92 progressive house
93 art rock
94 progressive electro house
95 indie anthem-folk
96 trap francais
97 metal
98 latin arena pop
99 spanish pop
100 deep german hip hop
101 reggaeton flow
102 brill building pop
103 vapor soul
104 electronic
105 new rave
106 brostep
107 crunk
108 escape room
109 regional mexican pop
110 deep big room
111 francoton
112 disco
113 new romantic
114 punk
115 screamo
116 deep tropical house
117 jazz blues
118 focus
119 electronic trap
120 german hip hop
121 new americana
122 sertanejo universitario
123 pop reggaeton
124 metalcore
125 metropopolis
126 lounge
127 modern blues
128 freak folk
129 swedish pop
130 hardcore hip hop
131 folk
132 deep funk carioca
133 boy band
134 southern rock
135 acoustic pop
136 worship
137 east coast hip hop
138 west coast rap
139 g funk
140 rock-and-roll
141 christian alternative rock
142 talent show
143 soul blues
144 soundtrack
145 ccm
146 easy listening
147 christian music
148 dance-punk
149 groove metal
150 piano rock
151 detroit hip hop
152 indiecoustica
153 lo-fi
154 british blues
155 memphis soul
156 swedish idol pop
157 compositional ambient
158 mpb
159 new jack swing
160 ranchera
161 argentine rock
162 indie psych-rock
163 country rock
164 chillwave
165 bass trap
166 k-pop
167 german pop
168 hollywood
169 deep dutch hip hop
170 vegas indie
171 redneck
172 underground pop rap
173 deep underground hip hop
174 southern soul
175 electric blues
176 pagode
177 deep german pop rock
178 christian rock
179 protopunk
180 britpop
181 noise pop
182 cantautor
183 melodic metalcore
184 italian arena pop
185 korean pop
186 anthem worship
187 outlaw country
188 glam metal
189 glam rock
190 cumbia pop
191 italian pop
192 classical
193 trip hop
194 grime
195 moombahton
196 scorecore
197 alternative hip hop
198 deep australian indie
199 deep groove house
200 sertanejo
201 chillhop
202 vapor twitch
203 dream pop
204 traditional country
205 chicago soul
206 australian dance
207 tracestep
208 lift kit
209 funk metal
210 rockabilly
211 speed metal
212 deep pop edm
213 samba
214 romantic
215 melancholia
216 british invasion
217 downtempo
218 mariachi
219 anti-folk
220 swedish folk pop
221 catstep
222 hoerspiel
223 progressive metal
224 symphonic rock
225 channel pop
226 cumbia
227 lilith
228 skate punk
229 cabaret
230 classify
231 grunge
232 alt-indie rock
233 bubblegum pop
234 otacore
235 video game music
236 australian alternative rock
237 comic
238 pop emo
239 deep house
240 traditional folk
241 slow core
242 bossa nova
243 disco house
244 progressive rock
245 indie garage rock
246 space rock
247 power metal
248 spanish rock
249 nu gaze
250 madchester
251 la indie
252 mandopop
253 french hip hop
254 forro
255 danish pop
256 cool jazz
257 nu jazz
258 complextro
259 texas country
260 french pop
261 reggae fusion
262 duranguense
263 deep danish pop
264 bolero
265 turkish pop
266 taiwanese pop
267 chamber psych
268 preverb
269 bachata
270 deep latin hip hop
271 brazilian hip hop
272 roots reggae
273 opm
274 trance
275 axe
276 jazz
277 dancehall
278 nashville sound
279 minimal dub
280 salsa
281 deep taiwanese pop
282 chanson
283 minimal
284 industrial metal
285 bow pop
286 merseybeat
287 italian hip hop
288 post-punk
289 reggae
290 thrash metal
291 finnish dance pop
292 eurodance
293 deep trap
294 world worship
295 alternative country
296 c-pop
297 jam band
298 bebop
299 classic swedish pop
300 swing
301 alternative emo
302 swedish alternative rock
303 modern classical
304 show tunes
305 candy pop
306 post-screamo
307 contemporary post-bop
308 bubblegum dance
309 jazz fusion
310 turkish rock
311 jazz funk
312 industrial rock
313 pixie
314 etherpop
315 power pop
316 finnish pop
317 uk post-punk
318 nueva cancion
319 punk blues
320 swedish indie rock
321 cantopop
322 country dawn
323 irish rock
324 australian pop
325 progressive trance
326 filter house
327 deep new americana
328 chilean rock
329 brooklyn indie
330 dutch pop
331 vallenato
332 a cappella
333 indonesian pop
334 sky room
335 ninja
336 big beat
337 tech house
338 melodic death metal
339 merengue
340 deep euro house
341 deep cumbia sonidera
342 fourth world
343 spanish pop rock
344 cumbia villera
345 german techno
346 blues
347 vocal house
348 norwegian indie
349 deep swedish hip hop
350 movie tunes
351 uk funky
352 wrestling
353 french indietronica
354 post-disco
355 texas blues
356 anime
357 traditional blues
358 anthem emo
359 shiver pop
360 canadian indie
361 danspunk
362 deep southern trap
363 deep regional mexican
364 pinoy alternative
365 acid jazz
366 minimal techno
367 rock gaucho
368 experimental rock
369 post rock
370 new age
371 swedish hip hop
372 celtic rock
373 microhouse
374 hip house
375 soul jazz
376 hard bop
377 french rock
378 norwegian pop
379 j-pop
380 dutch house
381 epicore
382 west coast trap
383 deep chiptune
384 swedish eurodance
385 chillstep
386 big band
387 drill
388 progressive bluegrass
389 indie jazz
390 progressive post-hardcore
391 dutch hip hop
392 dreamo
393 classic norwegian pop
394 neo classical metal
395 broadway
396 turntablism
397 turkish jazz
398 operatic pop
399 deep funk
400 latin christian
401 antiviral pop
402 post-hardcore
403 french indie pop
404 zapstep
405 sheffield indie
406 stoner rock
407 country blues
408 ambient
409 future funk
410 indie rockism
411 stride
412 noise rock
413 melodic hardcore
414 azontobeats
415 country gospel
416 industrial
417 death metal
418 baroque
419 deep swedish indie pop
420 uplifting trance
421 electro
422 french reggae
423 mexican indie
424 christian hip hop
425 deep melodic euro house
426 aussietronica
427 canadian metal
428 indie punk
429 vaporwave
430 j-rock
431 german metal
432 japanese r&b
433 gothic metal
434 louvor
435 garage psych
436 memphis blues
437 brazilian gospel
438 nu disco
439 reggae rock
440 smooth jazz
441 indonesian indie
442 electro latino
443 electro swing
444 swedish synthpop
445 suomi rock
446 swedish indie pop
447 experimental
448 death core
449 groove room
450 latin jazz
451 cowboy western
452 ska
453 gauze pop
454 merengue urbano
455 chicago blues
456 christian relaxative
457 danish pop rock
458 drum and bass
459 flamenco
460 lovers rock
461 uk garage
462 russelater
463 german pop rock
464 neue deutsche harte
465 christian uplift
466 world
467 relaxative
468 new orleans blues
469 trova
470 delta blues
471 stoner metal
472 uk drill
473 afrobeats
474 classical period
475 hyphy
476 new weird america
477 ska punk
478 spanish indie pop
479 old school hip hop
480 disney
481 memphis hip hop
482 stomp pop
483 dangdut
484 comedy
485 pub rock
486 piedmont blues
487 celtic
488 deep ccm
489 icelandic pop
490 contemporary jazz
491 acoustic blues
492 turkish folk
493 finnish hip hop
494 dub
495 liquid funk
496 j-rap
497 gospel
498 hardcore punk
499 desi
500 wonky
501 djent
502 cumbia sonidera
503 symphonic metal
504 mambo
505 shoegaze
506 polish pop
507 swedish metal
508 deep texas country
509 hardstyle
510 schlager
511 drone
512 argentine reggae
513 bass music
514 meditation
515 dansband
516 indian pop
517 healing
518 desi hip hop
519 gothic symphonic metal
520 minimal tech house
521 deep hardstyle
522 german indie
523 nwobhm
524 doo-wop
525 retro electro
526 tejano
527 filthstep
528 norwegian rock
529 arabesk
530 latin metal
531 boogaloo
532 rumba
533 folk punk
534 alternative r&b
535 viking metal
536 sleep
537 intelligent dance music
538 spanish punk
539 classic danish pop
540 melbourne bounce
541 opera
542 j-dance
543 british folk
544 brazilian indie
545 deep disco house
546 louisiana blues
547 piano blues
548 spanish hip hop
549 fluxwork
550 afrobeat
551 glitch
552 boston rock
553 hands up
554 chicano rap
555 jangle pop
556 k-hop
557 strut
558 float house
559 nu-cumbia
560 pop house
561 spanish new wave
562 reading
563 levenslied
564 future garage
565 polynesian pop
566 zolo
567 electroclash
568 children's music
569 norwegian hip hop
570 velha guarda
571 coverchill
572 environmental
573 brazilian punk
574 liedermacher
575 electropowerpop
576 azonto
577 mathcore
578 neoclassical
579 northern soul
580 filmi
581 crossover thrash
582 hardcore techno
583 bluegrass
584 glitch hop
585 kiwi rock
586 jazz metal
587 jazz trio
588 abstract hip hop
589 danseband
590 neo-singer-songwriter
591 sludge metal
592 melodipop
593 australian hip hop
594 cubaton
595 jump blues
596 german punk
597 christian metal
598 alternative pop rock
599 russian pop
600 grave wave
601 fingerstyle
602 finnish metal
603 kindermusik
604 swamp blues
605 ye ye
606 technical death metal
607 underground rap
608 discofox
609 breakbeat
610 turkish hip hop
611 no wave
612 japanese city pop
613 j-metal
614 canadian country
615 folk metal
616 vapor pop
617 welsh rock
618 polish hip hop
619 folklore argentino
620 sleaze rock
621 pop flamenco
622 alternative pop
623 celtic punk
624 drift
625 australian country
626 new tribe
627 new orleans jazz
628 neurofunk
629 nursery
630 western swing
631 dark jazz
632 stomp and flutter
633 black metal
634 choral
635 portland indie
636 dark wave
637 techno
638 irish folk
639 deep turkish pop
640 kirtan
641 dutch rock
642 post-metal
643 hard alternative
644 rock steady
645 belgian rock
646 peruvian rock
647 doom metal
648 chicago house
649 jump up
650 italian indie pop
651 happy hardcore
652 pagan black metal
653 alternative ccm
654 symphonic black metal
655 j-idol
656 ectofolk
657 brega
658 idol
659 electro jazz
660 russian rock
661 bmore
662 classic chinese pop
663 slow game
664 cuban rumba
665 rap chileno
666 medieval
667 chamame
668 jungle
669 sertanejo tradicional
670 classic italian pop
671 carnaval
672 chicago indie
673 post-doom metal
674 deep uplifting trance
675 classic finnish pop
676 italo dance
677 modern performance
678 british indie rock
679 zouk riddim
680 romantico
681 scottish rock
682 austindie
683 medieval rock
684 progressive uplifting trance
685 italian pop rock
686 bay area indie
687 deathgrind
688 classic finnish rock
689 italian disco
690 malaysian pop
691 eurovision
692 avant-garde jazz
693 christelijk
694 classic russian rock
695 orgcore
696 world meditation
697 gbvfi
698 british alternative rock
699 quebecois
700 barnmusik
701 spanish noise pop
702 portuguese rock
703 funky tech house
704 arab pop
705 swedish jazz
706 polish punk
707 musica para ninos
708 brutal death metal
709 math rock
710 colombian rock
711 deep norteno
712 mexican rock-and-roll
713 psychedelic doom
714 harmonica blues
715 soul flow
716 outsider house
717 puerto rican rock
718 hardcore
719 seattle indie
720 brazilian ccm
721 psychedelic trance
722 austropop
723 thai idol
724 free jazz
725 baile funk
726 dubstep
727 ethereal wave
728 nasheed
729 progressive deathcore
730 j-poprock
731 riddim
732 ebm
733 twee pop
734 world fusion
735 avantgarde metal
736 dixieland
737 singaporean pop
738 electrofox
739 nintendocore
740 slovak pop
741 girl group
742 warm drone
743 argentine indie
744 k-indie
745 grindcore
746 thai pop
747 uk hip hop
748 math pop
749 choro
750 deep latin christian
751 turbo folk
752 albuquerque indie
753 early music
754 kabarett
755 bhangra
756 deep tech house
757 laiko
758 garage pop
759 substep
760 ambeat
761 freestyle
762 entehno
763 mande pop
764 electro-industrial
765 acid house
766 volksmusik
767 dansktop
768 bassline
769 ballroom
770 christian hardcore
771 rock catala
772 steampunk
773 drill and bass
774 romanian pop
@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.
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.