Published on July 13th, 2019 | by Alan Cross0
Cool visual history: The evolution of music genre popularity in the Billboard Hot 100.
This moving graph takes us through the history of the singles on the Billboard Hot 100, breaking things down by genre and year. It’s a fascinating look at how the popularity of specific types of music waxed and waned since 1958.
I don’t remember rock being that popular in the Top 40 in 1983, but I stand corrected.