Top Ten Coolest Musical Genres

The Top Ten

1 Rock 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 is King even if ti gets drowned out by todays Rap & Pop Rock is still The Best! - Curti2594

A band with a lead vocalist, guitarists and a percussionist is all you need. Not easy, but worth it. Who could deny some of their genius lyrics, upbeating chords and else? Even if people listen to other music nowadays and this isn't the 21st Centuries anymore, we still stick to the old days. - TheRegular1227

This is the most screwed up list in history... HOW IS RAP, COUNTRY AND RB IN THE TOP 3! @paasadani, I don't agree with this list at all.

2 Electronic

Electronic should exchange it's place with R&B. - Kiteretsunu

Electronic is what I shall always vote for. Country and rap even being on this list, let alone in top positions, is simply obscene. - PositronWildhawk

Country is the WORST music genre there is! Rap is awesome! But as far as coolness, I have to go with Electronic. - letdot52

3 Groove Metal
4 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.
5 Metal

All mainstream music getting the top ranks. Give metal the first place. - Kiteretsunu

6 Classical

Why is rap #1? Classical is timeless and will be loved forever. Eventually people will stop liking rap.

It's may no use for people to listen to some mindless music (Except for Country and Rock, some of them are brilliant), but we still stick to the classics. - TheRegular1227

7 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.
8 House
9 Symphonic Metal
10 Trance

The Contenders

11 Heavy Metal Heavy Metal music is a sub-genre of rock music that originated in the late 1960s-70s, featuring more distorted and heavier instrumental work and darker lyrical themes. Heavy Metal broke into mainstream success with bands such as Black Sabbath, Iron Maiden and Metallica. more.
12 Ambient
13 R&B
14 Death Metal
15 Country

Country is the best one. Better than the Rock and metal. Country music makes you cool. Its TRUE!

Why Country is down here. Country music wow I love that music!.

Why does rap have the same percent as country but country is 3 times better - linksysf

I love country. that's all I listen too - cheyeanne

16 Progressive Electronic
17 Downtempo
18 Rap
19 Punk Rock 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.

Easily the best. - Kiteretsunu

20 Power Metal
21 Grunge Grunge (sometimes referred to as the Seattle sound) is a subgenre of alternative rock and a subculture that emerged during the mid-1980s.
22 Soul Soul music (often referred to simply as soul) is a popular music genre that originated in the African American community in the United States in the late 1950s and early 1960s. It combines elements of African-American gospel music, rhythm and blues and jazz.
23 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.
24 Blues Blues is a music genre and musical form originated by African Americans in the Deep South of the United States around the end of the 19th century.
25 Hip Hop
26 Classical Crossover

This genre is taking off through the work of such talent artists as Jackie Evancho.

27 Reggae
28 Pop

Pop is too good! Even though I also love Rock, Jazz Fusion, and Electronic, pop will always come out on top for me. - NerdyPweeps

29 Swing
30 Reggaeton

Reggaeton is fantastic what happens that you are American and do not understand

31 Southern Metal
32 Metalcore
33 Jazz Fusion

Yes I like a bit of jazz - fused or otherwise. - Britgirl

34 Chillout
35 Pop Rock
36 Pop Rap
37 Rap Metal
38 Country Pop
39 Pop Punk
40 Rap Rock
41 Post-Grunge
42 Indie Pop
43 Indie Rock
44 Acoustic Rock
45 Ska
46 J-pop
47 K-pop
48 C-pop
49 Industrial Rock
50 Experimental
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