Top Ten Most Underrated Music Genres

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41 Hip Hop

True there is controversy with rap and there are plenty who hate but it has become huge in recent years even in some case over taking rock, in-fact it is nearing overrated.

Hip hop is the most underrated genre ever! Most people don't like it, because it is not singing... Well, not every song needs to be like: lalalala Also people hate it because of trash talk. you can't say the truth without trash talk and rap speaks the truth. Lyrically, hip hop is the best genre out there

42 Pop

Who the hell said pop is underrated. its rather too much over rated

Um pretty sure who put that pop is overrated is kind of living under a rock. If anything pop is overrated. In my opinion pop SUCKS

Pop music IS underrated. Artists like Lady Gaga, Lana Del Rey, Marina and The Diamonds, Ellie Goulding, and Lorde have so many personal songs on their albums the never get released as singles because if record labels. Do you know how hard it is to want to have your music heard but then your record label only wants safe songs to be released? Being a pop star is hard especially when your introduced to the industry at a young age. Yes there are a lot of wonderful indie artists that don't get known but that's life you either know the music industry or you don't.

Not underrated at all but definitely overhated - Mcgillacuddy

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43 Gospel

Love every gospel songs they are underrated - paasadani

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44 Electro Swing

Electro Swing has an old taste to it with a some electronic still audible. It's not overwhelming but it's there to set a beat. People tend to bash on old music and go for those brain dead rappers and pop artists. Electro swing has neither of those factors. It has a very nice rhythm and sound to it. It should be given much larger attention. - JKrevy2284

Electro Swing has a bit of an old taste with some electronic still in there. The combination makes it my favorite genre of music. Try listening to Caravan Palace (Best Electro Swing Artist)

Caravan Palace got me into this genre. It's a very fun genre and has some unique songs to it. - Mcgillacuddy

45 Gothic Rock
46 Black Metal

That's the thing. You don't hear many black metal bands on the radio because they're not popular.

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47 Drone
48 Screamo

This is one of the genres that people do not listen to the lyrics of the songs and just assume it is about killing people because they are screaming.

49 Trance
50 Country

Kieth Urban, Luke Bryan, and Carrie Underwood. Enough Said. - CardboardBox

Every seems to confuse it with the commercialized pop country crap that is in no way realated to it

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51 Bubblegum Pop V 1 Comment
52 Metalcore

This genre may be hated, but it's actually pretty good - BlueFrostOfThunderClan

Most people hate on this genre just because the fangirls mostly only like them because one member is apparently hot
(which is true, and bmth comes to mind) however Metalcore is a great genre that should really not get as hated on as it does (again, BMTH comes to mind. )

53 New Age

Why's this at number 43?

54 Rock Rock Rock music is a music genre that was created in the 1950s . The genre really got popular in the 60s, 70s and 80s . It generally consists of a guitar player, a drummer, bass player and singer . There are a lot of rock subgenres . V 1 Comment
55 Country Rap

This proves that rednecks can rap just as well as city slickers!

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56 Art Rock
57 Alternative R&B
58 Alternative Pop V 1 Comment
59 Broadway

All the Broadway singers are better than pop singers, but they don't get enough credit for their work.

60 Irish Traditional

So many great songs and great voices, but yet so little mainstream attention.

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