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Genre: novelty

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Parent Genre: rock

Novelty music is a genre that features humorous or unusual themes, often with a catchy melody and upbeat tempo. It often incorporates sound effects, spoken word samples, and unconventional instruments. This genre is known for its ability to create a fun and lighthearted atmosphere, and is often associated with holidays and special occasions. Some popular examples include songs about animals, Christmas, and mashups of popular hits.


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Popular novelty Songs


Most popular novelty albums

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Everything Is Beautiful
1970
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Ultimate Kids Halloween Party Album
2014
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Up In Smoke (Motion Picture Soundtrack) [40th Anniversary Edition]
1978
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Jive Bunny And The Mastermixers The Biggest Party On The Planet
2009
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Rods N' Ratfinks
2012
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The Rocky Horror Show Original London Cast Recording
2012
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Dominick the Donkey and Other Hits
2018
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Here Come The Judge
2011
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True Love Stories
1999
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This Time
2014
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All I Want For Christmas Is You
1992
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Cows with Guns
1996
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The Simpsons Sing The Blues
1990
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God Bless Tiny Tim
1968
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"Are You Ready, Hezzie?"
1993

novelty music by decade

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List of novelty artists

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

#namepopularityfollowers
1 51 6191
2 42 3900
3 40 111019
4 41 2328
5 39 51153
6 38 89373
7 37 22561
8 35 21795
9 35 43924
10 27 32359
11 32 10939
12 27 4450
13 29 3823
14 28 1025
15 25 3055
16 24 5668
17 24 8106
18 23 5921
19 23 3130
20 22 2044
21 18 3564
22 20 1849
23 19 6969
24 19 1784
25 18 4652
26 18 13009
27 15 3094
28 16 1157
29 16 667
30 15 921
31 15 1133
32 15 1192
33 15 3168
34 15 814
35 14 1208
36 12 615
37 11 1896
38 13 1025
39 13 112
40 11 912
41 11 12956
42 11 520
43 11 1641
44 10 446
45 9 535
46 5 1998
47 8 475
48 7 347
49 7 274
50 5 2847
51 5 193
52 5 662
53 5 5344
54 4 955
55 1 552
56 1 413
57 1 86
58 1 3920
59 1 158

novelty playlist created by Chosic

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