Gender distribution of popular songs in the U.S. 2012-2019, by genre

During the time period from 2012 to 2019, female artists represented 32.6 percent of the pop music genre, and just 11 percent of songs in the alternative genre. The alternative genre was the one in which female artists fared the least well, with the source noting that there were 8.1 males to one female releasing music in this genre over the given time period.

Gender distribution of popular songs in the United States from 2012 to 2019, by genre

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Source

Release date

January 2020

Region

United States

Survey time period

2012 to 2019

Number of respondents

1,455 artists

Special properties

based on the Billboard charts for the Hot 100 songs each year

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