Music genres preferred by consumers in the U.S. 2018

Leading music genres according to consumers in the United States as of May 2018

Music genres preferred by consumers in the U.S. 2018 This statistic illustrates the preferred music genres of consumers in the United States as of May 2018. According to a survey by Deezer, the most popular genre among Americans was rock music, with 56.8 percent of respondents stating that they were currently listening to music within this genre as of the date of survey. Pop and country music were the second and third most popular genres respectively, and 20.2 percent of respondents said had a preference for jazz.
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Leading music genres according to consumers in the United States as of May 2018

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Share of respondents
Rock56.8%
Pop56.1%
Country49.9%
R&B and Soul38.9%
Hip Hop37.4%
Easy Listening32.7%
Electronic/dance20.6%
Jazz20.2%
Blues20%
Classical and Opera17.4%
Heavy metal16.9%
Reggae16.1%
Folk14.1%
Latin11%
Other9.3%
Share of respondents
Rock56.8%
Pop56.1%
Country49.9%
R&B and Soul38.9%
Hip Hop37.4%
Easy Listening32.7%
Electronic/dance20.6%
Jazz20.2%
Blues20%
Classical and Opera17.4%
Heavy metal16.9%
Reggae16.1%
Folk14.1%
Latin11%
Other9.3%
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This statistic illustrates the preferred music genres of consumers in the United States as of May 2018. According to a survey by Deezer, the most popular genre among Americans was rock music, with 56.8 percent of respondents stating that they were currently listening to music within this genre as of the date of survey. Pop and country music were the second and third most popular genres respectively, and 20.2 percent of respondents said had a preference for jazz.
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