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