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