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