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Genre: calypso

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Calypso music is a genre that originated in Trinidad and Tobago in the early 20th century. It is characterized by its upbeat tempo, lively rhythms, and witty lyrics that often comment on social and political issues. Calypso music gained international popularity in the 1950s and 60s, with its most famous exponent being a singer who popularized the genre in the United States. Today, the genre continues to thrive, with artists from around the world creating their own unique interpretations of calypso music.


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calypso music by decade

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List of calypso artists

Here is a list of calypso artists on Spotify, ranked based on popularity, who exemplifies the calypso genre. You can find out what calypso genre sounds like where you can preview artists or sort them the way you want, just click the headers to sort.

#namepopularityfollowers
1 56 219185
2 48 81785
3 28 16003
4 27 22103
5 26 5485
6 25 5806
7 22 5005
8 24 10090
9 29 3117
10 30 8498
11 29 5452
12 21 17594
13 14 1745
14 25 4674
15 25 3395
16 24 5664
17 12 4641
18 17 1602
19 11 3557
20 22 5973
21 21 1223
22 10 4087
23 19 452
24 19 2737
25 18 2407
26 16 3894
27 4 4646
28 12 599
29 15 201
30 15 835
31 15 1168
32 14 2040
33 14 203
34 7 304
35 12 2782
36 12 604
37 12 703
38 12 343
39 6 303
40 12 305
41 11 1877
42 4 394
43 9 1005
44 6 423
45 2 203
46 7 1719
47 8 168
48 8 272
49 8 1736
50 8 1072
51 8 925
52 8 311
53 8 441
54 7 543
55 7 367
56 7 267
57 7 481
58 7 1441
59 7 306
60 6 360
61 6 1232
62 6 234
63 6 741
64 6 1593
65 5 2454
66 5 692
67 5 535
68 5 5838
69 4 378
70 3 417
71 3 374
72 3 205
73 2 542
74 2 724
75 2 177
76 2 814
77 2 470
78 1 248
79 1 455
80 1 136
81 1 456
82 1 967
83 1 442

calypso playlist created by Chosic

Enjoy this playlist of popular calypso music. We made this playlist using an algorithm created by our team.