There is an unlimited amount of music genres in today’s world,here are the top 5 music genres worldwide.
1. HIPHOP MUSIC.
Hip Hop music also called hip-hop or rap music. It is the most popular music style in 2020. Which is created in the United States by downtown African Americans and Latino Americans in the Bronx precinct of New York City during the 1970s. It comprises of adapted cadenced music that usually goes with rapping, a musical and rhyming discourse that is recited. Some of Hiphop artists are the late 2pac, Snoop dogg, Kanye West, Young Thug, Eminem, Lil wayne, Kendrick Lamar among others.
2. POP MUSIC.
Pop music is a genre of popular music that originated in its modern forms in the US and the UKduring the mid-1950s.The terms “popular music” and “pop music” are often used interchangeably, although the former describes all music that is popular and includes many diverse styles. “Pop” and “rock” were roughly synonymous terms until the late 1960s, when they became quite separated from each other. Some of the artists doing this genre of music are the late Michae Jackson,the Beatles, Madonna, Justin Beiber, Adele, Taylor Swift among others.
3. REGGAE MUSIC.
Reggae is a music genre that originated in Jamaica in the late 1960s. The term also denotes the modern popular music of Jamaica and its diaspora.A 1968 single by Toots and the Maytals, “Do the Reggay” was the first popular song to use the word “reggae”, effectively naming the genre and introducing it to a global audience.Some artists doing reggae include Burning Spear, the late Bob Marley, Bunny Wailer, the late Peter Tosh, Shasha Marley among others.
4. R & B MUSIC.
Rhythm and Blues, normally shortened as R&B, is a type of well-known music that started in African American people group during the 1940s. The term was initially utilized by record organizations to portray accounts showcased overwhelmingly to urban African Americans, when “urbane, rocking, jazz-based music with a substantial, insistent beat” was getting progressively well known.Under this category we have Tina Turner, Usher, R Kelly, Alicia Keys,Janet Jackson,the late Bill withers among others.
5. DANCEHALL MUSIC.
Dancehall is a genre of Jamaican popular music that originated in the late 1970s. Initially, dancehall was a more sparse version of reggae than the roots style, which had dominated much of the 1970s. In the mid-1980s, digital instrumentation became more prevalent, changing the sound considerably, with digital dancehall becoming increasingly characterized by faster rhythms. Key elements of dancehall music include its extensive use of Jamaican Patois rather than Jamaican standard English and a focus on the track instrumentals/ riddims.Some of artists doing music under this genre are Vybz Kartel, Alkaline, Popcaan, Konshens,Shensea among other artists.
There you go,the top 5 most followed music genres in the world.