Top Ten Most Underrated Music Genres


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41 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 .

Not really underrated, just the people that are posers only listen to nirvana's one song and get so hyped and never listen to them again

Grunge isn't dead, its just resting.

Grunge is great

Grunge is my life.Even though other grungers say'grunge is dead,move on'
I'm a true grunger. Popularity isn't important but Grunge deserves more than this.

42 Hip Hop

True there is controversy with rap and there are plenty who hate but it has become huge in recent years even in some case over taking rock, in-fact it is nearing overrated.

Hip hop is the most underrated genre ever! Most people don't like it, because it is not singing... Well, not every song needs to be like: lalalala Also people hate it because of trash talk. you can't say the truth without trash talk and rap speaks the truth. Lyrically, hip hop is the best genre out there

43 Classical Crossover

Too classical to most people, not taken serious by fans of classical music. It is a genre that has great lots of potential and it can be very creative. It's performers are not only singers who are "too bad for opera"!

Sometimes also called "Classical Crossover'; exemplified by younger singers like Jackie Evancho.

44 Industrial Metal V 1 Comment
45 Baroque
46 Pop

Who the hell said pop is underrated. its rather too much over rated

Um pretty sure who put that pop is overrated is kind of living under a rock. If anything pop is overrated. In my opinion pop SUCKS

Pop music IS underrated. Artists like Lady Gaga, Lana Del Rey, Marina and The Diamonds, Ellie Goulding, and Lorde have so many personal songs on their albums the never get released as singles because if record labels. Do you know how hard it is to want to have your music heard but then your record label only wants safe songs to be released? Being a pop star is hard especially when your introduced to the industry at a young age. Yes there are a lot of wonderful indie artists that don't get known but that's life you either know the music industry or you don't.

Not underrated at all but definitely overhated - Mcgillacuddy

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47 Intelligent Dance Music (IDM)

Responsible for the greatest progression in modern music in the last 25 years

People should appreciate the complexity of this genre.

48 Electro Swing

Electro Swing has an old taste to it with a some electronic still audible. It's not overwhelming but it's there to set a beat. People tend to bash on old music and go for those brain dead rappers and pop artists. Electro swing has neither of those factors. It has a very nice rhythm and sound to it. It should be given much larger attention. - JKrevy2284

Electro Swing has a bit of an old taste with some electronic still in there. The combination makes it my favorite genre of music. Try listening to Caravan Palace (Best Electro Swing Artist)

Caravan Palace got me into this genre. It's a very fun genre and has some unique songs to it. - Mcgillacuddy

49 Screamo

This is one of the genres that people do not listen to the lyrics of the songs and just assume it is about killing people because they are screaming.

50 Trance
51 Country

Kieth Urban, Luke Bryan, and Carrie Underwood. Enough Said. - CardboardBox

Every seems to confuse it with the commercialized pop country crap that is in no way realated to it

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52 Gothic Rock
53 Black Metal

That's the thing. You don't hear many black metal bands on the radio because they're not popular.

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54 Drone
55 Ambient Pop
56 Metalcore

This genre may be hated, but it's actually pretty good - BlueFrostOfThunderClan

Most people hate on this genre just because the fangirls mostly only like them because one member is apparently hot
(which is true, and bmth comes to mind) however Metalcore is a great genre that should really not get as hated on as it does (again, BMTH comes to mind. )

57 New Age

Why's this at number 43?

58 Vaporwave

It's a new, strong genre that everybody can relate to but nobody has ever really appreciated it. Poor Vaporwave, it deserves some love!

59 Bubblegum Pop V 1 Comment
60 Broadway

All the Broadway singers are better than pop singers, but they don't get enough credit for their work.

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