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