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1 teen pop
2 k-pop
3 post-teen pop
4 hollywood
5 viral pop
6 deep pop r&b
7 dance pop
8 pop
9 acoustic pop
10 latin arena pop
11 r&b
12 indie anthem-folk
13 talent show
14 anthem worship
15 neo mellow
16 boy band
17 canadian pop
18 latin pop
19 urban contemporary
20 worship
21 hip pop
22 indie poptimism
23 neo soul
24 ccm
25 new jack swing
26 christian music
27 folk-pop
28 deep indie r&b
29 contemporary country
30 vapor soul
31 deep german pop rock
32 indie folk
33 vegas indie
34 modern country rock
35 swedish idol pop
36 focus
37 indie r&b
38 country road
39 spanish pop
40 pop reggaeton
41 chamber pop
42 christian alternative rock
43 swedish pop
44 latin
45 piano rock
46 stomp and holler
47 country
48 pop rock
49 christian rock
50 quiet storm
51 europop
52 indie psych-rock
53 metropopolis
54 shimmer pop
55 indie pop
56 mpb
57 german pop
58 indietronica
59 cantautor
60 pagode
61 new americana
62 cumbia pop
63 modern rock
64 deep funk carioca
65 adult standards
66 compositional ambient
67 escape room
68 tropical
69 francoton
70 reggaeton
71 vocal jazz
72 new wave pop
73 motown
74 brill building pop
75 freak folk
76 tropical house
77 chillwave
78 indie rock
79 soul
80 sertanejo universitario
81 synthpop
82 rock en espanol
83 permanent wave
84 disco
85 funk
86 alternative dance
87 folk
88 singer-songwriter
89 deep tropical house
90 southern soul
91 latin alternative
92 soundtrack
93 soft rock
94 new rave
95 grupera
96 memphis soul
97 rock-and-roll
98 pop rap
99 argentine rock
100 deep dutch hip hop
101 mellow gold
102 noise pop
103 dwn trap
104 dream pop
105 lo-fi
106 ranchera
107 pop punk
108 reggaeton flow
109 classic funk rock
110 dance rock
111 new romantic
112 neo-psychedelic
113 folk rock
114 redneck
115 new wave
116 latin hip hop
117 dance-punk
118 emo
119 jazz blues
120 alternative rock
121 trap latino
122 soul blues
123 house
124 southern hip hop
125 garage rock
126 country rock
127 roots rock
128 outlaw country
129 rock
130 rap
131 trap music
132 regional mexican
133 regional mexican pop
134 banda
135 classic rock
136 electronic
137 album rock
138 trap francais
139 funk rock
140 big room
141 progressive electro house
142 crunk
143 edm
144 norteno
145 protopunk
146 art rock
147 psychedelic rock
148 dirty south rap
149 deep big room
150 electronic trap
151 post-grunge
152 screamo
153 moombahton
154 electro house
155 modern blues
156 german hip hop
157 underground hip hop
158 hip hop
159 southern rock
160 british blues
161 blues-rock
162 gangster rap
163 bass trap
164 progressive house
165 deep underground hip hop
166 brostep
167 electric blues
168 deep german hip hop
169 hard rock
170 punk
171 glam metal
172 east coast hip hop
173 alternative metal
174 detroit hip hop
175 nu metal
176 hardcore hip hop
177 rap rock
178 rap metal
179 west coast rap
180 g funk
181 metalcore
182 metal
183 groove metal
184 melodic metalcore
@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.