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List of popular music genres

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List of popular music genres

This is a list of the commercially relevant genres in modern popular music. Applicable styles are classified in this list using AllMusic[1] genre categorisation.

African

Main article: African popular music

Asian

Main article: Asian music

East Asian

South and southeast Asian

Avant-garde

Main article: Avant-garde music

Blues

Main article: Blues

Caribbean and Caribbean-influenced

Comedy

Country

Main article: Country music

Easy listening

Main article: Easy listening

Electronic

Main article: Electronic music

Folk

Main article: Folk music

Hip hop

Main article: Hip hop music

Jazz

Main article: Jazz

Latin

Brazilian

Main article: Music of Brazil

Pop

Main article: Pop music

R&B and soul

Main articles: Rhythm and blues and Soul music

Rock

Main article: Rock music

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Exclusions

Genres or styles that are not contemporary or commercially marketed in substantial numbers have been excluded, as follows:

References

  1. [[[:Template:Allmusic]]] Allmusic web site

Bibliography

  • Borthwick, Stuart, & Moy, Ron (2004) Popular Music Genres: An Introduction. Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press.
  • Fabbri, Franco (1982) A Theory of Popular Music Genres: Two Applications. In Popular Music Perspectives, edited by David Horn and Philip Tagg, 52-81. Göteborg and Exeter: A. Wheaton & Co., Ltd.
  • Frith, Simon (1996) Performing Rites: On the Value of Popular Music. Cambridge, Massachusetts: Harvard University Press.
  • Holt, Fabian (2007) Genre in Popular Music. Chicago: University of Chicago Press.
  • Negus, Keith (1999) Music Genres and Corporate Cultures. London and New York: Routledge.
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