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Top popular music genres: All

Rank Topic Wikipedia views
Oct 21 2010
1 Anti-folk 1231
2 Indie folk 890
3 Afrobeat 592
4 Neofolk 528
5 Worldbeat 322
6 Turbo-folk 315
7 Frith, Simon (1996) Performing Rites: On the Value of Popular Music. Cambridge, Massachusetts: Harvard University Press. 225
8 Progressive folk 222

Top popular music genres: Afropop

Afropop>Afropop listed here.

Top popular music genres: Blues

Rank Topic Wikipedia views
Oct 21 2010
1 Boogie-woogie 1172
2 Delta blues 1139
3 Jump blues 523
4 Country blues 407
5 Electric blues 359
6 Piano blues 189
7 Fife and drum blues 118

Top popular music genres: Country

Rank Topic Wikipedia views
Oct 21 2010
1 Rockabilly 3567
2 Bluegrass 3055
3 Honky tonk 1337
4 Alternative country 1165
5 Country rock 860
6 Outlaw country 806
7 Americana 749
8 Country pop 677
9 Western swing 388
10 Western 330
11 Nashville sound/Countrypolitan 282
12 Close harmony 267
13 Progressive bluegrass 242
14 Neotraditional country 176
15 Progressive country 91
16 Traditional bluegrass 78
17 Bakersfield Sound < 5

Top popular music genres: Easy listening

Rank Topic Wikipedia views
Oct 21 2010
1 Lounge music 975
2 Elevator music 969
3 Beautiful music 358
4 Middle of the road 308
5 Background music 291
6 Furniture music 136

Top popular music genres: Electronic

Electronic>Electronic listed here.

Top popular music genres: Hip Hop & Rap

Rank Topic Wikipedia views
Oct 21 2010
1 Gangsta rap 2891
2 Grime 2254
3 West Coast hip hop 1713
4 Crunk 1560
5 Horrorcore 1513
6 Southern hip hop 1445
7 East Coast hip hop 1395
8 Turntablism 1335
9 Hyphy 1294
10 Alternative hip hop 1252
11 G-funk 912
12 Miami bass 521
13 Midwest hip hop 394
14 Dirty rap/Pornocore 356
15 Chicano rap 344
16 Political hip hop 321
17 Latin rap < 5

Top popular music genres: Jazz

Rank Topic Wikipedia views
Oct 21 2010
1 Jazz fusion 2575
2 Swing 2379
3 Big band 2251
4 Bebop 2058
5 Acid jazz 1436
6 Dixieland 1281
7 Free jazz 1136
8 Smooth jazz 1136
9 Nu jazz 847
10 Gypsy jazz 812
11 Hard bop 758
12 Cool jazz 676
13 Modal jazz 618
14 Jazz-funk 548
15 Jazz rap 498
16 Avant-garde jazz 474
17 Vocal jazz 388
18 Jazz blues 346
19 Soul jazz 342
20 Trad jazz 331
21 West Coast jazz 182
22 Chamber jazz 134
23 Mainstream jazz 127
24 Asian American jazz 124
25 Crossover jazz 90
26 M-Base 90
27 Calypso jazz 82
28 Mini-jazz 33
29 Latin jazz < 5

Top popular music genres: Latin

Rank Topic Wikipedia views
Oct 21 2010
1 Reggaeton 3084
2 Samba 2121
3 Salsa 1998
4 Calypso 1513
5 Merengue 1182
6 Bachata 1127
7 Soca 833
8 Tejano 765
9 Zouk 618
10 Son 593
11 Tropicalismo 433
12 Mambo 387
13 Chutney 146
14 Kompa 92
15 Música Popular Brasileira 5
16 Baithak Gana 5
17 Chutney soca < 5
18 Bossa Nova < 5

Top popular music genres: Pop

Pop>Pop listed here.

Top popular music genres: Rhythm & Blues

Rank Topic Wikipedia views
Oct 21 2010
1 Soul 5428
2 Funk 5127
3 Disco 4939
4 Neo soul 1606
5 New jack swing 1312
6 Go-go 1249
7 Northern soul 1098
8 Urban contemporary 576
9 P-Funk 544
10 Hip hop soul 407
11 *Boogie 119
12 Deep Funk 91
13 Doo wop < 5
14 *Post disco < 5
15 Contemporary R&B < 5

Top popular music genres: Rock

Rock>Rock listed here.

Top popular music genres: Ska

Rank Topic Wikipedia views
Oct 21 2010
1 Reggae 8179
2 Dub 2911
3 Dancehall 1723
4 Rocksteady 1112
5 Ragga 592
6 Lovers rock 244
7 Reggaefusion < 5
8 2 tone < 5
9 Ska Punk < 5

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