Most Popular Types of Music in History

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21Ska

Madness, The Specials, The Selektor, The Beat, Bad Manners... All excellent! - Britgirl

22Dance

Dance is pretty good but rap is a little better

Most lyrical type of music, artists like shabba, and the great vybz kartel, which is one of the most talented person in music

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23Indie

Come on! I know you all love Of Monsters And Men, Fun., Grouplove, and Mumford and Sons! Vote this here!

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24Gospel

This is based on Christian and catholic hymns. Many people are Christian, but never get to vote gospel because not many people like to listen to gospel anymore. I want to give the people that love gospel to praise the lord, not be shy, and vote gospel for one of their votes, that says that is their favorite music, so all Christians and Catholics, show who you are by voting this option!

I love Christian music cause it's uplifting and leaves me feeling more renewed in my soul than any other kind of music.

Love listening to gospel as well as singing it. I was brought up in the church singing in the choir

I belive in god

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25Dubstep

Not counting skrillex this is an awesome genre with a high amount of variety, whether you like music that is intense or really chill :D.

Dubstep is the all Time best. There is dubstep for every emotion. The best part is the drop

Dubstep is the combination of Pop, Electro, Sometimes rock

It's the best in every way

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26Electronica

This stuff is the reason why we live, to groove to the awesome breasts of EDM

If you go to a nightclub and if you listen to this type of misic you won't stop

Electonica is the best ever if you don't believe me then just attend one live show from hardwell or afro jack you will be addicted to electro for the rest of your life

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27Disco

Its sad that people cannot enjoy this genre nowadays. It's better than modern pop music any day of the week.

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28Retro
29House
30Death Metal

If death metal includes rob zombie and five finger death pun then it deserves a way better part of the list

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31Dancehall

Born in 80, 90 and now taking over reggae music in jamaica.but I love reggae music.

32K-pop

I love K-pop! It is just amazing and it really makes you feel excited. The people in the band are really handsome and pretty too

It's the best, they can do anything, dance rap sing beatbox. ANYTHING!

I love kpop because the music has so much energy and the music does not always talk about love, sex, drugs and alcohol like amarican pop! I love kpop a lot also because I love China, Japan and South Korea

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33Folk

I think this genre has really lost it's popularity over the years and it has almost died. Peter, Paul, and Mary had the folk sound and they are easy to listen to. The genre isn't hurtful to your ears and unless if your obsessed with fast music then of course you are going to hate it. Its just an easy going genre. Some people don't appreciate it anymore... :( long live Puff the magic dragon...

Sure it's lost its momentum over the years but, this is supposed to be history! Rap and so many other things have only been around for like...1% of modern man's existence! - higgsboson2142

All music genres can be traced back to folk - RecklessGreed

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34PsychedeliaV1 Comment
35Hardcore Punk
36Christian Rock

Music with a reason

Very fast growing format

Zero percent? I agree

And that reason is to be awful...

37Space Prog

I do not understand what this genre of music is

Isn't that the theme to Doctor Who?

38Progressive

While progressive is common like salsa better while we can implement salsa instead of progressive. Like majority of people likes only salsa and R&B for their musics. Like wise it could be used ok...

Progressive is most common in Rock, and even then most people don't know Yes, Genesis, Rush, Jethro Tull, or King Crimson, and if they do, they only know Tom Sawyer, Aqualung, or Owner of a Lonely Heart. - ElectricCorpseSlayer

Progressive is an amazing type of music. Not only does it bring a story to life by the words and actions in a song; but it also has a rock flare to grab the feelings and emotions of the listener.

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39Art Rock
40J-Pop

Very good it's my favorite, I just love to listen japanese music because it's a part of me, so relexing and makes me dance all the time of j-pop I'm never bored

J-Pop is awesome! It has its own creative style and beat. Whenever I listen I to it, I automatically feel more energized. The music always matches my mood. Go Vocaloid, Berryz Kobo, Morning Musume, Mano Erina, and Japan itself!

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