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Genre: morna

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Morna is a traditional music genre from Cape Verde that is characterized by its melancholic and sentimental tone. It is often accompanied by guitar, violin, and accordion, and features lyrics that explore themes of love, longing, and nostalgia. Morna has gained popularity worldwide, particularly through the work of female artists who have brought a modern twist to the genre while still honoring its roots.

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Releases by year

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

1960s 5
1967 5
1980s 25
1980 4
1983 10
1986 1
1988 10
1990s 187
1990 1
1991 2
1992 13
1993 4
1994 25
1995 30
1996 15
1997 39
1998 16
1999 42
2000s 317
2000 18
2001 29
2002 26
2003 49
2004 29
2005 38
2006 41
2007 18
2008 17
2009 52
2010s 602
2010 68
2011 62
2012 62
2013 72
2014 19
2015 94
2016 62
2017 71
2018 59
2019 33
2020s 101
2020 27
2021 11
2022 19
2023 41
2024 3
1237 releases

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morna music by decade

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

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List of morna artists

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

#namepopularityfollowers
1 59 397959
2 31 10883
3 52 221892
4 47 115288
5 37 14829
6 35 4830
7 15 3947
8 30 7179
9 41 80235
10 19 6140
11 18 2965
12 16 1854
13 15 5972
14 26 7697
15 15 939
16 15 1200
17 24 3988
18 25 4228
19 29 11985
20 21 7117
21 12 2132
22 32 38143
23 11 1159
24 33 30624
25 31 33359
26 33 6566
27 7 4047
28 7 3318
29 7 522
30 7 1197
31 18 829
32 6 1340
33 6 1650
34 29 8295
35 29 7912
36 6 610
37 28 27067
38 15 3074
39 27 6848
40 27 3841
41 3 609
42 3 744
43 3 263
44 3 1459
45 23 3567
46 2 416
47 18 3069
48 24 13347
49 14 3463
50 13 1143
51 10 3024
52 20 3491
53 6 417
54 17 7370
55 16 7730
56 16 3197
57 16 346
58 16 3503
59 15 3052
60 15 2922
61 14 4888
62 14 864
63 7 2345
64 13 4382
65 13 2696
66 13 1622
67 12 1719
68 9 783
69 11 2213
70 10 350
71 7 1882
72 10 989
73 9 1175
74 8 1014
75 7 1186
76 6 601
77 6 2371
78 6 368
79 6 646
80 6 1828
81 5 970
82 5 1166
83 5 1251
84 5 276
85 4 141
86 4 958
87 4 2741
88 4 626
89 4 544
90 3 537
91 3 557
92 3 802
93 3 1136
94 3 372
95 3 137
96 3 771
97 3 1113
98 2 950
99 2 643
100 2 521

morna playlist created by Chosic

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