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Genre: samba-rock

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Parent Genre: rock

Samba-rock is a Brazilian music genre that combines elements of samba and rock music. It emerged in the 1960s and gained popularity in the 1970s. The genre is characterized by its upbeat rhythm, catchy melodies, and danceable beats. Samba-rock often features electric guitars, drums, and brass instruments. The lyrics are usually in Portuguese and reflect the culture and social issues of Brazil.


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Trombone, Vocals, Bass Guitar, Electric Guitar, Drum Kit, Synthesizer, Keyboard/Piano, Horn Section, Drum Machine, Sampler, Turntables

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List of samba-rock artists

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

#namepopularityfollowers
1 62 999718
2 71 1537036
3 50 460710
4 45 270482
5 47 33051
6 39 51771
7 38 71400
8 43 44090
9 40 15592
10 32 53455
11 30 7976
12 30 9723
13 33 60010
14 35 5559
15 32 105
16 21 20883
17 28 1570
18 28 3869
19 26 6863
20 16 1715
21 25 50288
22 23 6744
23 23 393
24 22 5929
25 20 6770
26 17 16365
27 19 5328
28 11 4724
29 11 2176
30 18 11550
31 15 6914
32 17 1527
33 12 1415
34 5 703
35 12 273
36 12 149
37 12 5261
38 11 4617
39 11 386
40 11 113
41 11 1218
42 9 2006
43 7 178
44 4 869
45 6 1075
46 5 15035
47 4 4003
48 4 798
49 3 260
50 2 508
51 2 1213
52 1 218
53 1 293
54 1 343
55 1 352
56 1 637
57 1 160

samba-rock playlist created by Chosic

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