MOST POPULAR MUSIC GENRES RANKED | Top 10 Best Music Genres in the World (Music History Timeline)

Let’s find out what are the top 10 most popular music genres according to Google Trends.

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The 10 best music genres are…

In no specific order, the following music styles will be battling it out:

  • Pop
  • Rock
  • EDM
  • Jazz
  • R&B
  • Classical
  • Hip hop
  • Country
  • Blues
  • Folk

So, that leaves the question: what is your favorite music genre? And have you ever changed your mind about that in the past? Let me know and share it below this post or drop a comment below this YouTube video.

Most popular music genres in 2004

Now, the data collected from Google Trends starts in 2004. Back then, the order of most popular music genres was quite different from today. Take a look:

  1. Rock
  2. Jazz
  3. Hip hop
  4. Pop
  5. Classical
  6. Country
  7. Blues
  8. Folk
  9. R&B
  10. EDM

EDM not the most popular music genre?

Surprisingly, the EDM genre only finds itself in the last few places. However, if you ask my subscribers, they will definitely rank it as their number one.

Though, there is a theory that maybe this placing is warped. You see, EDM (Electronic Dance Music) is just the common name for many subgenres, such as trance, house, hardstyle or techno. Therefore, most people will actually search for one of these subgenres and not necessarily for “EDM” directly. But again, this is just a theory that could explain the relative low ranking.

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