What is the most popular genre of music in Florida? Wisevoter is a new organization that claims to “provide citizens, voters, and elected officials with the information, insights, and tools that amplify democracy in the modern age.” While they usually concentrate on politics, they recently took a deep dive into music genres. In a recent study, they found that rap is the favorite music genre in the state of Florida.These results were generated by analyzing YouTube search data. In general, Wisevoter strives to, “provide citizens, voters, and elected officials with the information, insights, and tools that amplify democracy in the modern age.”
Twenty-two other states felt the same way as rap just beat out country as the most popular genre across the country. Rock music was third, with five states (Rhode Island, Connecticut, Alaska, Hawaii, and Nevada) saying that was their favorite genre. While researching this topic, Wisevoter also identified the most sought-after artist in each state.
Bad Bunny is the most popular artist in Florida, according to this study. Benito Antonio Martínez Ocasio, aka “Bad Bunny” is a rapper from Puerto Rico. His latest record, Un Verano Sin Ti, was released in May of 2022.
Wisevoter’s report also detailed the top five music genres in Florida. After rap was rock music. Country was the third most popular genre in the state, with hip-hop finishing fourth. Rhythm and blues music then rounded out the list. They didn’t specify what the difference between rap and hip-hop was, in their study.
There are also plenty of opportunities to go see the favorite music genre In Florida live in concert this summer. Rap artists Drake, Rick Ross, TLC, and Shaggy, are all making Florida tour stops in June. The Rolling Loud festival rolls into town in July. Finally, in August, 50 Cent, Busta Snoop Dogg, and Lil Wiz Khalifa are some of the names you can see at various venues across the state.