Top 10 Catchiest Music Genres

Have you heard any catchy songs in your life? Any? What genre is it? Here's a list where you can find genres that define the more great beats.

The Top Ten

1 Indie Rock Indie Rock

It can be underrated but guess what. If you start listening to the songs, you will start to realize that this genre has the most catchy songs there. - LightningStrike

2 Hip Hop Hip Hop

Very great beats. This genre can be fun and can make people automatically dance. So of course it has catchy music. - LightningStrike

3 Rock n Roll Rock n Roll Rock music is a music genre that was created in the 1940s. The genre got popular during the 60s, 70s and 80s. Rock bands generally consists of a guitar player, a drummer, bass player and singer. There are a lot of rock subgenres.

Rock n roll itself is another genre of the most catchy music. Just brilliance of catchy music and very great. - LightningStrike

4 Electronic Dance Music Electronic Dance Music

The best genre to dance to in my opinion. - Userguy44

Electronic. Right beats, and great sounds. Dance. Moving, and I mean automatically. You get Electronic Dance. - LightningStrike

5 Nu Metal Nu Metal

First time Listening to nu metal, I was actually very surprised and got into it very quickly. Why, because it's catchy of course. - LightningStrike

6 Progressive Rock Progressive Rock Progressive rock is a broad genre of rock music that developed in the United Kingdom and United States throughout the mid to late 1960s.

Prog forever - CygnusX99

Progressive... Rock... What do you get? Think about the catchiness behind this and you will see how it's done. - LightningStrike

Exhibit A
Money - Pink Floyd
Exhibit B
Tom Sawyer - Rush
Exhibit C
Roundabout - Yes
Exhibit D
Standing on higher ground - Alan Parsons Project - CygnusX99

7 Indie Pop Indie Pop

Yeah, I'm not a fan of pop but I had to put this on the list. Actually I think the genre of Indie itself is catchy. - LightningStrike

8 Thrash Metal Thrash Metal Thrash Metal is a Heavy Metal subgenre developed during the early 1980s and an early precursor of Extreme Metal. Thrash Metal features a faster and more aggressive guitar work than Traditional Metal with shredding and double-bass drums and can range from melodic singing to loud shouts. more.

Yes! Now we're talking. This is one of my favorite types of metal as well as heavy. And any song I hear has a certain amount of catchiness to it. - LightningStrike

9 Punk Punk Punk rock is a subgenre of rock music. It usually has rebellious lyrics and down stroked power chords played on guitars. Bad Religion, Sex Pistols, and Green Day (actually pop-punk, which is still punk in a way) are a few punk rock bands. The subgenre influenced thrash metal because of it's down stroked more.

A uniquely inspirational genre that kind of relates to rock. This genre is a genuis for certain catchy elements. - LightningStrike

10 Hard Rock Hard Rock Hard Rock is a subgenre of rock music known for having heavier guitar riffs/solos. It originated around 1964-1965 with various Garage Rock bands.

Rock on, people.

My favorite music genre right here. AC⚡DC is one big example of this and they make catchy songs too you know. - LightningStrike

The Contenders

11 Eurodance Eurodance
12 Pop Music Pop Music

Don't know why this isn't on the list. This is a genre 100% defined by its catchiness, its easiness to get stuck in your head, and its streamlined setup designed to be easy to hook onto and repeat. There are plenty of catchy songs which aren't pop, but this is definitely the catchiest genre. The problem with pop is that it usually embraces catchiness to such an extent it drops any other factor that makes a song good, leaving a product designed to get stuck in your head against your will or actual enjoyment.
Pop is the catchiest genre

13 Rap
14 Space Rock
15 Electronic Progressive
16 Industrial Rock Industrial Rock
17 Progressive Pop
18 Synthwave
19 Dream Pop Dream Pop
20 Britpop Britpop Britpop is a UK based music and culture movement in the mid 1990s which emphasised "Britishness", and produced bright, catchy pop music partly in reaction to the US led grunge music and the UK's own shoegazing music scene.
21 Chillwave Chillwave
22 Nightwave
23 New Wave New Wave
24 Darkwave Darkwave
25 Gothic Rock Gothic Rock
26 Ambient Pop
27 Ambient Black Metal
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2. Hip Hop
3. Rock n Roll


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