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