Beatport Genres and Sub-genres

Julie (Beatport) -

Listed below are all genres currently accepted via delivery to Beatport, including the proper XML notation for each:

Sub-genres cannot be delivered via XML.  If you wish to assign a sub-genre to a particular track/release please reach out to our Genre Support team here.

  • Big Room  (<trackGenre>Big Room</trackGenre)
    • Electro
    • Melbourne Bounce
    • Moombahton
    • Progressive
  • Breaks  (<trackGenre>Breaks</trackGenre>)
    • Bass
  • Dance  (<trackGenre>Dance</trackGenre>)
    • Pop
    • Tropical House
    • Future Bass
  • Deep House  (<trackGenre>Deep House</trackGenre>)
  • DJ Tools  (<trackGenre>DJ Tools</trackGenre>)
    • Loops
    • Acapellas
    • Battle Tools
  • Drum & Bass  (<trackGenre>Drum &amp; Bass</trackGenre>)
    • Liquid
    • Jump Up
    • Jungle
    • Deep
    • Neurofunk
    • Bass
  • Dubstep  (<trackGenre>Dubstep</trackGenre>)
    • Deep
    • Bass
  • Electro House  (<trackGenre>Electro House</trackGenre>)
    • Complextro
  • Electronica / Downtempo  (<trackGenre>Electronica / Downtempo</trackGenre>)
    • Ambient
    • Downtempo
    • Bass
  • Funk / Soul / Disco  (<trackGenre>Funk / Soul / Disco</trackGenre>)
  • Funky / Groove / Jackin' House  (<trackGenre>Funky / Groove / Jackin' House</trackGenre>)
  • Future House  (<trackGenre>Future House</trackGenre>)
    • G-House
    • Bass House
  • Glitch Hop  (<trackGenre>Glitch Hop</trackGenre>)
  • Hard Dance  (<trackGenre>Hard Dance</trackGenre>)
    • Hardstyle
    • Hard House
    • Hard Trance
  • Hardcore / Hard Techno  (<trackGenre>Hardcore / Hard Techno</trackGenre>)
  • Hip-Hop / R&B  (<trackGenre>Hip-Hop / R&amp;B</trackGenre>)
    • Trap
    • Grime
    • Bass
    • Twerk
    • Future Bass
  • House  (<trackGenre>House</trackGenre>)
    • Tribal
    • Acid
    • Soulful
  • Indie Dance / Nu Disco  (<trackGenre>Indie Dance / Nu Disco</trackGenre>)
    • Indie Dance
    • Nu Disco
  • Leftfield House & Techno  (editorial only, please request via genresupport@beatport.com)
  • Minimal / Deep Tech  (<trackGenre>Minimal / Deep Tech</trackGenre>)
    • Bounce
    • Deep Tech
  • Progressive House  (<trackGenre>Progressive House</trackGenre>)
  • Psy-Trance  (<trackGenre>Psy-Trance</trackGenre>)
    • Full-On
    • Progressive
  • Reggae / Dancehall / Dub  (<trackGenre>Reggae / Dancehall / Dub</trackGenre>)
    • Dancehall
    • Dub
    • Reggae
  • Tech House  (<trackGenre>Tech House</trackGenre>)
  • Techno  (<trackGenre>Techno</trackGenre>)
    • Melodic
    • Detroit
    • Dub
    • Electro
    • Industrial
  • Trance  (<trackGenre>Trance</trackGenre>)
    • Progressive
    • Tech
    • Uplifting
    • Vocal
*Any questions regarding the above should be directed to submissions@beatport.com
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