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