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Genre: laiko

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Laiko music is a popular Greek music genre that combines traditional Greek folk music with modern pop elements. It is characterized by its use of traditional Greek instruments such as the bouzouki and the clarinet, as well as its emotional and expressive lyrics. Laiko music often features upbeat rhythms and catchy melodies that are easy to dance to. It has a strong following in Greece and among the Greek diaspora around the world.

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Releases by year

Here you can see the popularity of Laiko genre over time. This graph shows albums and singles releases count by year and decade.

1960s 28
1966 2
1968 6
1969 20
1970s 218
1970 25
1971 29
1972 31
1973 5
1974 18
1975 28
1976 17
1977 31
1978 25
1979 9
1980s 413
1980 14
1981 12
1982 8
1983 30
1984 211
1985 35
1986 17
1987 25
1988 26
1989 35
1990s 856
1990 26
1991 36
1992 51
1993 59
1994 143
1995 51
1996 123
1997 121
1998 116
1999 130
2000s 2223
2000 88
2001 102
2002 201
2003 202
2004 223
2005 214
2006 277
2007 279
2008 445
2009 192
2010s 2281
2010 236
2011 215
2012 178
2013 203
2014 291
2015 236
2016 240
2017 240
2018 242
2019 200
2020s 1276
2020 201
2021 251
2022 269
2023 406
2024 149
7295 releases

Popular laiko Songs


Top New laiko Songs of 2024


Most popular laiko albums

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Ise pantou
1990
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Emeina Edo - Oi Megales Epitychies
2014
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Alkoolikes I Nihtes
2012
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Pata Gkazi
2003
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Ta Kala Koritsia
2023
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Pou Pame Meta
2008
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To Hrono Stamatao
2004
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I Stenahoria Mou
1970
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To Ximeroma Tou Erota
1993
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Parea M' Enan Ilio
1994
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Gia - Collector's Edition
2002
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Afise Me Mono
1995
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Les Kai Me Xeris
2023
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Panta Kai Pote (Volume I)
2023

laiko music by decade

Explore laiko history by listening to songs from every decade. Click on the decade to view songs.

2020s 2010s 2000s 1990s 1980s 1970s 1960s 1950s 1940s 1930s

List of laiko artists

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

#namepopularityfollowers
1 54 191205
2 64 44958
3 54 443486
4 58 669375
5 49 311997
6 57 385576
7 57 517724
8 56 357584
9 55 189948
10 50 128272
11 54 9359
12 50 240398
13 53 301558
14 53 384834
15 53 287205
16 52 72159
17 51 367852
18 51 175506
19 51 90059
20 50 182757
21 50 49093
22 41 78727
23 49 47070
24 49 68357
25 49 298603
26 48 176075
27 48 190818
28 47 123228
29 47 226026
30 45 116584
31 46 193668
32 45 100556
33 46 121892
34 46 171381
35 43 23731
36 45 107349
37 41 102526
38 45 164868
39 45 78757
40 45 59407
41 44 64891
42 44 78735
43 43 72158
44 43 24119
45 43 30617
46 43 124843
47 43 151588
48 43 95689
49 42 80410
50 42 111749
51 42 126477
52 42 59166
53 41 49047
54 41 114356
55 41 54013
56 40 83607
57 40 24280
58 40 56718
59 40 36318
60 39 38639
61 39 82002
62 38 42763
63 38 84165
64 38 54135
65 37 7855
66 37 9521
67 37 82178
68 37 18218
69 36 26487
70 36 43130
71 36 6123
72 36 34364
73 36 98833
74 36 43906
75 36 40714
76 35 5404
77 35 14577
78 35 27259
79 35 16622
80 35 67231
81 35 34714
82 46 96212
83 43 97461
84 50 342214
85 41 66098
86 41 72198
87 45 67141
88 37 36232
89 43 50249
90 42 167115
91 40 31189
92 40 84805
93 39 42849
94 46 132151
95 37 35450
96 37 32096
97 35 47991
98 35 24981
99 40 20572
100 35 11862

laiko playlist created by Chosic

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