Most Popular Music Genres Over Time. At any point in modern history, what was the most popular music genres in the world? What music genre were people listening to the most?
The following animated charts will show you the music genres by popularity every year. The popularity is calculated by the % of song genres that have made it in the top 100 songs of the year.
What's your favorite music genre?
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Source: Billboard Top 100
About: This video by Charts By Worldwide Engineering entitled 'Most Popular Music Genres Over Time' shows you the popular music styles per decade and the most popular music genres in the world. The most listened music genre through the decades clearly changes dramatically, and this video should help you see the music genres by popularity and the evolution of music genres through the decades. What is your favorite music style?