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