Thursday, 15 September 2016

Most common Genre's and Their Geographical Location

Source: Time Magazine (2016)
These are the most common places in the world where 'the most common genre' of music is played. As from the image above, you can clearly see that Rap dominates North America and Latin music is most common in South America, showing that cultural differences definitely impact the most popular music. With more technical advanced music like EDM, Rock and the newest rising genre K-POP are mostly played in central Europe and throughout Asia into most oriental areas like Japan, North and South Korea. Pop is still however very dominant in the west too.
The most common genre's are :

  • Rap
  • Rock
  • Pop
  • K-pop
  • R&B
  • Country
  • Latin
  • EDM

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