What Are Different Types Of Music Genre, With Examples?


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There are hundreds if not thousands of music genres and sub genres in the world. But here are a few examples of the most well-known:

Rock 'n' roll (1950s) - Chuck Berry, Buddy Holly, Elvis Presley.

Rock (1960s) - Beatles, Rolling Stones, Who, Creedence Clearwater Revival.

Rock (1970s) - Led Zeppelin, AC/DC.

Heavy Metal (1970s) - Black Sabbath, Judas Priest.

Punk - Sex Pistols, The Clash, The Ramones, The Buzzcocks.

Post punk - Joy division, New Order, The Smiths.

New Wave Duran Duran, Ultravox, Spandau Ballet, The Velvet Underground.

Americana - Dave Alvin, Neko Case, John Hiatt.

Emo - Death Cab for Cutie, Dashboard Confessionals, My Chemical Romance.

Country - Hank Williams Sr., Patsy Cline, Johnny Cash.

Jazz - Duke Ellington, Count Basie, Louis Armstrong

Big Band - Glenn Miller, Tommy Dorsey

Pop vocalists - Frank Sinatra, Ella Fitzgerald, Tony Bennett

Blues - Robert Johnson, Bessie Smith, Ledbelly.

Folk - Woody Guthrie, Pete Seeger.

Reggae - Bob Marley, Toots and the Maytals.

Soul - Sam Cooke, Aretha Franklin, Otis Redding.

R and B - Ray Charles, Etta James, Marvin Gaye.

Celtic - the Chieftains

Hip-Hop - LL Cool J, Run DMC, Tupac, Eminem

Additional there are artists like the Beatles, Joni Mitchell, James Brown and Bob Dylan who encompass several genres - and are almost categories themselves.
Anonymous Profile
Anonymous answered
Nu-metel = Slipknot....Metal = Metallica, Megadeth....Punk Rock = Greenday, Ramones....Post Grunge = Creed, Foo Fighters....Rap Metal = Limp Bizkit....Ska = Sublime, Reel BIg Fish....Alternative Rock = Nirvana,... Funk Rock = Red Hot Chili Peppers....Jazz = Bamboo.....Hardcore =  Korn....Emo = Seconhand Serenade...Reggae = Bob Marley....Grunge = Pearl Jam....
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Anonymous answered
Well the different types are rock, rap, hip-hop, r&b, soul, baptist.
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Sarah answered
Hip Hop/Rap  The Black eyed peas
Pop   Pixie Lott, Lady Gaga,Michael Buble
Rock   Slip Knot

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