Top Ten Best Music Genres

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41 Trance

Let me put it this way...

Armin van Buuren
Paul van dyk
Markus Schulz
ATB
Dash Berlin
Tiesto
Gareth Emery
Ferry Corsten
Above & Beyond
Cosmic Gate

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No one will ever beat them

I think trance is definitely the best genre that isn't that mainstream, the other people would rate Heavy Metal as the best genre, but that is more mainstream than trance, trance hasn't been at it's been since the 90's though really. But it's always been my favourite and it brings back memories of the 90's. It sure is better than dubstep, which is rated higher, shows this list is biased to what we know and what we don't.

Its my favorite music type because of its power to embrace and relax you with joy I'd give this 5 stars out of 3

Many genres Including Pop, Rap, Some other Electronic music, etc are going downhill but 138 BPM trance keeps Improving every year, but it's way too underrated.

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42 Dubstep

Everything before all that 2009 noise was great. Even though I like some of the new stuff these producers pull out, I think the early years of the genre were the best.

Go listen to Burial, Skream, Benga, whatever, and compare that to Skrillex. The difference is quite notable.

Get with the times, sure it may sound like a bunch of weird noises, but once you get a feel for dubstep it attaches to you like a limpet. People say it's not real music, but I think to be a dubstep artist you need to have some musical talent to string those sounds together and let it flow. So yeah, dubstep is a real form of music, and it's addictive!

Hear some of skrillex and agree with me - Mushroom99

Dubstep tells a story within the bass drops, techno-style notes and sometimes some lyrics. I like punk, metal, emo, rock etc, but all those tell a story with only lyrics, some songs even just tell a story that is so simple that it's like from a children's story book. If you listen to a song in dubstep, you will find that the song has no meaning. However, there is a meaning, but you need to find it out yourself. All dubstep songs can make you rave out and dance, and sometimes calm you down or make you feel better. Dubstep is the genre with the deepest meaning and it's the best raving music. Good job Skrillex.

Please keep your crazy-ass deepness to yourself. If you wanna go that far into it, just interpret Pink Floyd and Rush albums, or something. - MrWizard1234

Dubstep 4 life

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43 Glam Rock

This is the scene that reigned the 80's. It's part of rock n' roll so love it. Bands like Kiss, Motley Crue etc. Are great.

Already voted for punk, but next in line for me is glam rock. David bowie = God

This is a great genre cause it has and I have to say my most favorite bands of all time and that is GUNS N ROSES!

Needs to be in the top 10

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44 Metal

Metal is awesome better than hip hop

Metal is the best music in this world believe it or not is the greatest

Without this, music would NEVER be the same.

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45 Pop Punk

I feel like the name "pop punk" contradicts itself. Pop means popular, and its what the majority listens to. PUNK is this rebellious spirit that pees on the majority and rules. Pop punk is what teen girls listen to to make them feel like rebellious punks, despite actually being preppy. If you want to understand what I'm talking about listen to Sex Pistols or The Clash or Bad Religion

And here folks you have genre of overrated bands, including but not limited to the sub-par bands licensed to fueled by ramen.

What the hell did people ever here about a band called blink 182 there the best band I've ever heard this genre should be definitely in the top 5.

All time low

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46 Swing Music

Go listen to some Benny Goodman and feel like you're in a Mafia movie.

It just gives a feeling of excitement and you feel as if you're right there in France or playing the instrument! It gives you a feeling to dance like your back in the good ol' days! Sounds so much better than a bunch of noises put together amd being called music, this is actually well written music for instrumentals!

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47 Dance

I like it a lot good kinds of dance
House, trance, chillout, happy hardcore. So many and lots of them are good

Now, I know that I said voice trumps beat, but, why not have a dazzling voice and a killer club banger! I am a little raver, I love dancing to music (very poorly, mind you) but I love dance music! Rave, trance, dubstep, house, techno, synthpop, some disco, nu-disco, eurodance, EDM, alternative dance, dancehall, electro, you name it, I probably dance to it (alone in front of my mirror). Hell...rock, Latin music, jazz, I'll dance to just about anything. - theOpinionatedOne

David Guetta is king of this genre!

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48 Melodic Metal

It's something better than this? It's the most beautiful combination ever. Dark side of metal and beautiful voices and vocals. I love it!

Metalcore combine the best of both heavy metal with growling vocals & melodic music with clean vocals, really hard to make & each song is unique
Beside it's a modern genre as some describe it as the future of metal

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49 Rap Metal

I'm pretty sure rap metal is just another word for nu metal, and it is not garbage. Nu metal is awesome, anyone who says it sucks has simply not listened to enough of it.

There's only one word to describe it and it's garbage. - PositronWildhawk

Guys everyone who want to know the diffrebt of nu metal and rap metal that is in rap metal you can have guitar solo's and It's without electronic aounds. Listen to rage against the machine and after this listen to Linkin Park or slipknot and you can hear the diffrent sound of music

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50 Folk Metal

No doubt, the only reason I like music is because alestorm, turisas, ensiferum and so much more bands are there to lit my way through school!

Folk metal is what it says. It's usually traditional Scandinavian instruments mixed with metal and often deathmetal grown or pure song. It's also very musical and headbang "friendly".

Absolutely the best of all (with symphonic metal! ) Bands like Turisas, Ensiferum and Alestorm should far more known to to the world!

Why don't create a category "Pirate Metal", the trust is in Alestorm

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51 K Pop

I like to listen kpop when I want to throw up

WHAT?! NO! K-Pop deserves to be in the top 10! Are these people forgetting about Girls' Generation, SHINee, Exo, Big Bang, Super Junior, Infinite, 2NE1, F.T Island, U-KISS and the best of course, BTS! I am an ARMY forever! VOTE FOR K-POP! Someone call the doctor it's an anger overdose

Kpop is just the definition of amazing and should be on the 10 top

K-Pop is my life.EXOfor life bitches

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52 Classic V 1 Comment
53 Opera V 2 Comments
54 House

I don't know why this not at the top ten. But this is one of my favorite music genres of all time. Best examples is Daft Punk and deadmau5!

House music the only music in the world to still evolve It has over 12 sub genres. someone tell me what's beating that

This should have definitely been higher. Don't know why it's at 55?!?

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55 Industrial Rock

A perfect combination of rock and industrial (a form of electronic music). Noble bands include Nine Inch Nails, Ministry, KMFDM, Filter, and Rammstein.

This I think should get more attention and it falls under the techno category even though it is a mix of rap and heavy metal.

One of the best forms of electronic rock out there.

56 Synthwave

Not many people know this genre and I believe they are missing out. The music is beautiful and creates a warm and nostalgic atmosphere. Bands like Miami Nights 1984, FM Attack and Cougar Synth are a few examples.

57 Experimental Rock

I don't even care if I'm the only one voting for this, but, I just love the unlimited sounds and musical directions that fall under Experimental Music in general, not just Experimental Rock. In a society where 80% of new music seems to be going for the same thing (money) we need musical diversity more than ever.
P.S. this isn't my favorite genre, but I love the idea behind it, that's why I voted for it. - theOpinionatedOne

Yeah I'm only voting this because I like Radiohead, and I think this is one of their genres?

This is a weird genre but a good one. Listen if you like deeper meaning
Listen to the band Swans if interested

58 Neo-classical Metal

Has to be the best music genre. It gets me every time, taking advice from the masters of long ago and mixing it with the creativity and awesomeness that takes place today (called metal).

A very great music genre. It takes a lot of skill too.

It's the answer for people who say metal is just noise.

59 Gangsta Rap

It's their way of expressing their feelings and talk about the struggles in their life. Only people who don't understand these struggles don't like the music

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60 Darkwave

I can't describe my love for this genre.
It's incredibly versatile despite the constant dark atmosphere. The darkwave genre contains heavy, dramatic, close-to-metal songs, and childishly innocent yet eerie songs to (think Kanon Wakeshima). Weird, but good, and somewhat trashy sounding yet deep at the same time.

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