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