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West End music is a popular genre of musical theater that originated in London's West End district. It is characterized by its grandiose and dramatic productions, often featuring elaborate sets and costumes. The music is typically composed of catchy, upbeat tunes and powerful ballads, with lyrics that tell compelling stories of love, loss, and triumph. Some of the most iconic West End productions include The Phantom of the Opera, Cats, and Les Miserables. The genre has produced many talented composers and performers, who have become household names in the world of musical theater.


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The Phantom Of The Opera (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack)
2004
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Les Misérables: The Motion Picture Soundtrack Deluxe (Deluxe Edition)
2013
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& Juliet (Original London Cast Recording)
2019
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Everybody's Talking About Jamie: The Original West End Cast Recording
2018
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Les Misérables Live! (2010 London Cast Recording)
2010
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Billy Elliot: The Original Cast Recording
2005
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Sister Act (Original London Cast)
2009
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We Will Rock You: Cast Album
2002
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Les Misérables: The Staged Concert (The Sensational 2020 Live Recording) [Live from the Gielgud Thea
2020
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High School Musical 2: Non-Stop Dance Party
2007
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Kinky Boots (Original West End Cast Recording)
2016
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Jim Steinman's Bat Out Of Hell: The Musical (Original Cast Recording)
2017
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Only Fools and Horses: The Musical (Original West End Cast Recording)
2019
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Just So (World Premiere Cast Recording)
2006
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The Complete Recording of Boublil and Schönberg's "Miss Saigon"
1995
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Company (2018 London Cast Recording)
2019

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List of west end artists

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

#namepopularityfollowers
1 61 0
2 51 26041
3 43 52995
4 41 16986
5 37 12828
6 34 812
7 33 1747
8 33 1679
9 30 18632
10 32 2790
11 31 7831
12 31 343
13 30 4781
14 28 9313
15 28 1937
16 28 1019
17 27 9802
18 27 646
19 26 2859
20 25 1113
21 24 1483
22 23 1045
23 22 741
24 21 2969
25 21 693
26 20 544
27 20 471
28 19 99
29 19 1113
30 18 136
31 18 178
32 17 1005
33 17 493
34 17 822
35 16 533
36 16 413
37 16 966
38 15 645
39 15 111
40 15 649
41 15 303
42 15 2504
43 15 1171
44 15 109
45 14 5674
46 14 3736
47 13 133
48 13 146
49 12 1963
50 11 3358
51 11 338
52 11 384
53 11 611
54 11 4893
55 10 1439
56 10 160
57 9 524
58 9 132
59 9 256
60 8 91
61 8 2744
62 8 621
63 8 296
64 8 9668
65 7 77
66 7 611
67 7 943
68 6 67
69 5 1010
70 5 55
71 4 80
72 4 435
73 3 1498
74 2 509
75 1 870
76 1 141
77 1 36

west end playlist created by Chosic

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