This map shows the most popular music genres by state

Based on the box office results of live artists from across America, country music reigns supreme in 13 states.

By an infographic shared on Engineer’s advice per user Chattaneer PE, country music is the most popular music genre in just two Deep Southern states: Arkansas and Alabama. The country performs better in another group of states: Virginia, West Virginia, Pennsylvania and Ohio.

Tang also rules the roost in Alaska, Idaho, Utah, Nebraska, Wisconsin, New Hampshire and Connecticut.

Beyond that, different ramifications of rock music work well across the country.

Indie artists dominate in the hotbed of college rock in North Carolina and, more surprisingly, in Tennessee (keep in mind that these results do not take into account walk-in traffic at Nashville‘s honky tonks and ticketless events).

Classic Rock tours bring in the most money in several Southern states (Georgia, South Carolina, Mississippi, Louisiana, Missouri, and Kentucky) as well as Midwestern havens like Indiana, Michigan, and Illinois and even the nerve center of American entertainment, New York (both Chicago and New York City is easy to call a hipster paradise, not places to catch old-timer victory laps).

Places as country as Kansas and Oklahoma prove lucrative for heavy metal bands (the genre also kills in North Dakota, South Dakota and Arizona).

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Beyond the country/indie divide, Texans’ affinity for Latin music makes sense, as does California’s popularity of pop music, Nevada’s appreciation for EDM, and love of North- West for indie (Washington) and alternative (Oregon). The most original results include the alternative music meccas of Maine, Montana, New Mexico and Florida and the only state with results favoring R&B, Hawaii.

Other cards past years, including one that doesn’t jump on hip-hop and rap, show similar results.

AT&T 2018 report on the most popular artist by state according to the results of Spotify paints a United States of pop and rap, apart from all Kane Brown fans in West Virginia.

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