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


The Top Ten

1 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.

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

One of my favorite music genres. - RockFashionista

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

Yes, because prog has never been popular

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

4 Post Grunge 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.

The early 90s never happened, right?

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

6 Alternative Alternative Alternative rock is a style of rock music that emerged from the independent music underground of the 1980s and became widely popular in the 1990s. In this instance, the word "alternative" refers to the genre's distinction from mainstream rock music.

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

The worst Country Music ever made is still better than any Rap.

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

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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 was definitely popular around the mid-90s.

Industrial rock? What IS THAT?!

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

10 Psychedelic Rock

The 60s never happened

The Contenders

11 Boom Bap Boom Bap

We need boom bap more than trap music or mumble rap - jameshoward

12 Contemporary R&B Contemporary R&B
13 Pop Punk Pop Punk
14 Acid Rock
15 Krautrock Krautrock
16 Blues 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.

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 Lo-Fi Hip Hop Lo-Fi Hip Hop
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 Teen Pop Teen Pop
20 Nu Metal Nu Metal
21 Emo Emo
22 Rap Rock Rap Rock

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

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

23 Space Rock
24 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

25 Seapunk Seapunk
26 Chillstep

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

27 Ska Punk

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

This is sublime type music

28 Vaporwave Vaporwave
29 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 more.

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

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.

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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30 Symphonic Metal

OPETH really should be more popular! - AngryByrd

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

31 Reggaeton
32 Pop Rock Pop Rock
33 Soul 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.
34 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.
35 Electronic
36 Christian Rap
37 Electronic Dance Music

Seriously guys? This ia just a future genre

38 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.

39 Rap Jazz
40 Dubstep Jazz
41 Noise Pop
42 Deathcore
43 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.

44 Comedy Hip Hop

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

45 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. more.
46 Progressive Power Metal
47 Ambient Ambient
48 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.

49 Industrial
50 Soundtrack
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Top Remixes (5)

1. Rock n Roll
2. Thrash Metal
3. Post Grunge
1. Boom Bap
2. Contemporary R&B
3. Pop Punk
1. Thrash Metal
2. Rock n Roll
3. Grunge

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