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