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