The Evolution of Music Genre Popularity (Billboard Hot 100)
Top Ten Most Popular Music Genres (USA)
Most Popular Music Genres Over Time
Hip Hop is now the most popular music genre in the US
Most popular music genres in 2019
Pop music is a genre of popular music that originated in its modern form in the United States and United Kingdom during 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 different styles. "Pop" and "rock" were roughly synonymous terms until the late 1960s, when they became increasingly differentiated from each other.