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1 pop
2 dance pop
3 rap
4 post-teen pop
5 rock
6 pop rap
7 latin
8 hip hop
9 modern rock
10 trap latino
11 trap
12 pop dance
13 edm
14 pop rock
15 reggaeton
16 electropop
17 tropical house
18 classic rock
19 latin pop
20 mellow gold
21 r&b
22 soft rock
23 album rock
24 regional mexican
25 permanent wave
26 southern hip hop
27 k-pop
28 alternative metal
29 contemporary country
30 indie pop
31 melodic rap
32 electro house
33 canadian pop
34 urban contemporary
35 corrido
36 uk pop
37 hard rock
38 alternative rock
39 alt z
40 nu metal
41 country
42 folk rock
43 gangster rap
44 neo mellow
45 country road
46 nuevo regional mexicano
47 rock en espanol
48 modern alternative rock
49 tropical
50 house
51 latin hip hop
52 atl hip hop
53 k-pop boy group
54 german hip hop
55 underground hip hop
56 art rock
57 country rock
58 new wave pop
59 pop punk
60 soul
61 indie poptimism
62 french hip hop
63 adult standards
64 alternative r&b
65 pop urbaine
66 chicago rap
67 indie cafe pop
68 mexican pop
69 latin alternative
70 reggaeton colombiano
71 latin rock
72 sertanejo pop
73 hip pop
74 j-pop
75 indie rock
76 indie folk
77 viral pop
78 europop
79 reggaeton flow
80 neo soul
81 stomp and holler
82 colombian pop
83 metal
84 funk carioca
85 sertanejo universitario
86 norteno
87 desi pop
88 conscious hip hop
89 art pop
90 latin arena pop
91 post-grunge
92 francoton
93 slap house
94 sertanejo
95 new wave
96 pop edm
97 roots rock
98 funk
99 blues rock
100 emo rap
101 spanish pop
102 rap francais
103 social media pop
104 quiet storm
105 folk
106 indie soul
107 uk dance
108 singer-songwriter
109 german pop
110 progressive house
111 motown
112 miami hip hop
113 boy band
114 filmi
115 east coast hip hop
116 canadian hip hop
117 new romantic
118 italian pop
119 indietronica
120 canadian contemporary r&b
121 australian pop
122 banda
123 swedish pop
124 psychedelic rock
125 escape room
126 disco
127 sierreno
128 modern country rock
129 rap metal
130 puerto rican pop
131 italian hip hop
132 electronica
133 punk
134 progressive electro house
135 modern bollywood
136 rap rock
137 hoerspiel
138 glam rock
139 metropopolis
140 hardcore hip hop
141 ranchera
142 toronto rap
143 alternative dance
144 lo-fi beats
145 vapor trap
146 talent show
147 sad rap
148 dark trap
149 brill building pop
150 heartland rock
151 bedroom pop
152 mpb
153 indie r&b
154 ccm
155 lgbtq+ hip hop
156 pop r&b
157 uk hip hop
158 k-pop girl group
159 anime
160 otacore
161 metalcore
162 west coast rap
163 turkish pop
164 big room
165 north carolina hip hop
166 hollywood
167 russian hip hop
168 piano rock
169 italian adult pop
170 argentine rock
171 chill r&b
172 worship
173 dutch pop
174 indonesian pop
175 alternative hip hop
176 yacht rock
177 emo
178 detroit hip hop
179 dance rock
180 vocal jazz
181 j-poprock
182 brooklyn drill
183 new americana
184 christian music
185 cali rap
186 dirty south rap
187 urbano espanol
188 french pop
189 corridos tumbados
190 new rave
191 folk-pop
192 country pop
193 lounge
194 pop nacional
195 pagode
196 soundtrack
197 classical
198 mexican hip hop
199 rap conscient
200 trap argentino
201 garage rock
202 glam metal
203 j-rock
204 world worship
205 christian alternative rock
206 turkish trap pop
207 classic soul
208 british invasion
209 synthpop
210 mariachi
211 sufi
212 beatlesque
213 opm
214 melodic metalcore
215 funk ostentacao
216 trap queen
217 cantautor
218 forro
219 brazilian rock
220 polish hip hop
221 funk metal
222 brostep
223 eurodance
224 rock-and-roll
225 acoustic pop
226 new jack swing
227 trance
228 vapor soul
229 electronic trap
230 british soul
231 queens hip hop
232 new french touch
233 deep house
234 dutch hip hop
235 brazilian hip hop
236 girl group
237 melancholia
238 sleep
239 mexican rock
240 viral rap
241 norwegian pop
242 nova mpb
243 kleine hoerspiel
244 classic uk pop
245 indiecoustica
246 german rock
247 australian hip hop
248 lilith
249 chillhop
250 baroque pop
251 nyc rap
252 grunge
253 mandopop
254 dfw rap
255 bolero
256 australian dance
257 outlaw country
258 show tunes
259 grupera
260 argentine hip hop
261 reggae fusion
262 funk rock
263 meme rap
264 g funk
265 memphis hip hop
266 dream pop
267 turkish hip hop
268 atl trap
269 chanson
270 salsa
271 german dance
272 symphonic rock
273 russian pop
274 progressive rock
275 german trap
276 florida rap
277 freak folk
278 screamo
279 britpop
280 texas country
281 modern blues rock
282 australian rock
283 ohio hip hop
284 rain
285 background music
286 german techno
287 video game music
288 country dawn
289 deep groove house
290 bubblegum pop
291 downtempo
292 chillwave
293 reggae
294 italian indie pop
295 dancehall
@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.
Collidescope makes global metagenre samplers.
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.
2020 Around the World surrounds and inhabits a year in music.
The Approaching Worms of Christmas tries to wrap itself around things I usually fight.
The Aqueduct of Youth brings you kids' music so you can listen young.
Every Demographic at Once further explores listening by country, age and gender.
And there's a dynamically-generated daily summary of Spotify Listening Patterns by Gender.
 
Or you can do your own research.