Top Ten Music Genres Which We Want to Become Popular In the Future

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The Top Ten

1 Rock n Roll Rock n Roll 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 .

One of my favorite music genres. - RockFashionista

I agree, rock has never been popular. Even in the late 50s people were listening to le gay rap

2 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. ...read more.

I hope not. I don't want the local radio stations ruining it. They would at holy wars about 30 times a day - ryanrimmel

Yes! I'd get to listen to Metallica everyday! Please drop the Music genre crap and Mop so we can listen to this! - MrQuaz680

I just want it on the radio so my trip on the school bus isn't to torturous - gemcloben

Its already one of the most popular genres/sub-genres. - zxm

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3 Progressive Rock Progressive Rock

If only Tool would hurry up on the new album! - AngryByrd

Yes, because prog has never been popular

4 Post Grunge

Everybody forgets Puddle of Mudd they were an amazing post grunge band (not as good as Seether) but they were still awesome none the less and Nickelback is a good band but I do agree there new stuff isn't really good but anyway post grunge should get out there more it is an awesome genre and needs to be heard

By Post Grunge I mean stuff like Chevelle, Breaking Benjamin, Three Days Grace, RED, Decyfer Down, Foo Fighters, and Bush. Just as long as Nickelback doesn't release anything else. - AngryByrd

Chevelle is not post grunge, they are alternative metal (There good though) I do not consider Foo Fighters as post grunge, I consider them pop rock, and there older stuff grunge

Everybody needs to buy the new breaking benjamin album! Maybe once we do that, this will happen! - AngryByrd

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5 Grunge Grunge Grunge (sometimes referred to as the Seattle sound) is a subgenre of alternative rock and a subculture that emerged during the mid-1980s .

One Day(tear rolls down cheek)One Day - FettiMC

The early 90s never happened, right?

6 Alternative Alternative

Well it would be nice if alternative music would get popular like it was in the 90s, but without nirvana and Kurt cobain it wouldn't be the Same! R.I.P kurt!

7 Country

Country music is the greatest genre ever made with singer like Johnny Cash, Hank Williams, Garth Brooks, Reba McEntire, Dolly Parton, Brooks and Dunn, and Rascal Flatts I can go on and on it has the most legendary singers of all time and deserves more respect in stead of people's stupid stereo types because Country music will all way's be better then any other genre weather anyone likes it are not - donovanthorn

I like this genre and I'm pretty sure anyone who is from the country or who's heart belongs to the country like mine love this genre - donovanthorn

This is probably the greatest genre of all time yet people aren't listening to it an more it's a shame cause it's a great genre

Who remembers when country was somewhat popular back in 2009? Somehow, country seemed to decline in recent years, probably due to Taylor Swift's move away from country (she was like, country's biggest star), and country having a bad rep for being formulaic (I don't care, but some people do).

But there has GOT to be someone who can fill Taylor's empty shoes. Somebody has got to create awesome, somewhat pop-sounding country songs (while keeping the banjo, pedal steel, and acoustic drums), market them as both country songs and pop songs, and have a loyal fan base around the globe! Someone's got to do it! And when people who listen to them discover that what they're listening to is country, they might try and check out other country stuff, thus supporting the country music industry! Then comes the upward spiral! Let's see it happen! We might even get singers from around the globe putting out country in different languages, increasing the genre's popularity even more!

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8 Classical

Its been around for over 700 years, pretty certain its going to last.

I can actually understand why nobody listens to this. - AngryByrd

Ha, that will never happen. - Songsta41

9 Industrial Rock

If Stabbing Westward would make a comeback and NIN, Filter, and Device would release new albums, there might be a chance. - AngryByrd

Industrial rock? What IS THAT?!

It's electronic dance music mixed with hard rock and industrial noise. - AngryByrd

Industrial was definitely popular around the mid-90s.

10 Psychedelic Rock

The 60s never happened

The Newcomers

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The Contenders

11 Boom Bap
12 Contemporary R&B
13 Rap Rock

I miss the rap rock days of Rage Against the Machine.

Cage the elephant is an amazing rap rock/ alternative band. - Songsta41

14 Acid Rock
15 Krautrock Krautrock
16 Blues Blues

I'm not really that bothered if Blues doesn't get more popular. I like that it's specialised music. I don't follow what's popular just because it's, well, popular. I just wish people who aren't familiar with this genre would stop judging it before actually taking the time to listen. It's what I did. I'm just so happy I was finally introduced properly to Blues and other related genres that will stay with me for the rest of my life. - Britgirl

17 Pop Punk
18 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.
19 Nu Metal Nu Metal
20 Rap Metal Rap Metal
21 Space Rock
22 Pop Metal

Isn't it same as glam metal? But anyway, glam metal artists are very popular. But I don't think people now are interested in glam metal like the 80s. - zxm

Kinda like... Uh... Dunno, but I think it'd be cool if it weren't about butts. - AnonymousChick

23 Lo-Fi Hip Hop
24 Chillstep

Most of these genres are already well known. Chillstep, however, isn't. And it is wonderful. - PositronWildhawk

25 Ska Punk

Bands like sublime, rancid, streetlight manifesto and the mighty mighty bosstones. What a great genre

This is sublime type music

26 Emo Emo
27 Punk Rock 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 ...read more.

I'm not sure if popular is the right term but a larger amount of bands like Bad Religion or NOFX and more people who know about the genre beyond Green Day would be nice.

One of the best genres of music in my opinion with amazing bands and artists

This, definitely. Hope more bands like All Time Low come up in the future. - GinSan

Oh please, please. The best genre on earth! - ToptenPizza

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28 Symphonic Metal

OPETH really should be more popular! - AngryByrd

Blind Guardian, too - their 2015 album is amazing. - Metal_Treasure

29 Reggaeton
30 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.
31 Electronic
32 Christian Rap
33 Electronic Dance Music

Seriously guys? This ia just a future genre

34 Country Hip-Hop

What happened to the funny rap songs like Eminem used to do?

Um, no thanks. But that's just my opinion.

I'd rather take this than stupid rap about drugs and sex.

No! No country rap please. Just saying.

35 Rap Jazz
36 Dubstep Jazz
37 Noise Pop
38 Deathcore
39 Jazz Jazz

The original jazz music is, I think the best jazz genre there is and will be. It's can be swinging or with more emotions. It's beautiful and a lot of people like it nowadays and I think this will grow to another peak over the years. I hope so.

40 Comedy Hip Hop

What happened to the funny rap songs Eminem used to do?

41 Heavy Metal 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. ...read more.
42 Progressive Power Metal
43 Ambient
44 Pop Rock
45 Math Rock

Music centered around odd time signatures,
Genre includes bands such as: American Football, Tottoro, Chinese Football, and both bands with the name Clever Girl.

46 Soul Soul
47 Industrial
48 Soundtrack
49 Outlaw Country
50 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 .
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