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Genre: zouk

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Parent Genre: latin

Zouk is a musical genre that originated in the French Caribbean islands in the 1980s. It is characterized by a mix of African, Caribbean, and European rhythms and melodies, with a heavy emphasis on percussion and a fast-paced beat. Zouk music is often associated with dance, particularly the sensual and romantic dance style known as zouk love. It has gained popularity worldwide, with artists from various countries incorporating elements of zouk into their music. Some of the most well-known zouk bands include Kaoma, Kaysha, and Kassav'.


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Popular zouk Songs


Most popular zouk albums

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Vini Pou
1987
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Lambada - Les originaux No. 1 de l'été (Original 1989)
1989
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Jane Fostin
1996
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Section Tubes vol 2
2005
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Classe affaire
2011
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Afrobeats & Amapiano 2023
2023
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Black French
1990
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Ne jamais dire jamais
2012
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Tatiana Miath, ses succès
2011
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Vous les hommes
2007
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A la dous'...
2000
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Île & moi
2012
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FoFo: Special Edition
2002
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Florilège
2004

zouk music by decade

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List of zouk artists

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

#namepopularityfollowers
1 36 27164
2 34 27832
3 40 45910
4 39 51318
5 24 8647
6 39 36101
7 20 16690
8 33 24925
9 34 22334
10 33 26705
11 31 12162
12 32 34822
13 32 35578
14 30 10205
15 29 14043
16 29 17755
17 29 25139
18 29 25395
19 28 7130
20 28 21959
21 28 16717
22 27 21927
23 47 118367
24 27 18341
25 26 6559
26 53 74609
27 26 19631
28 26 6670
29 25 16703
30 24 10306
31 42 51091
32 23 16541
33 23 13829
34 42 30708
35 21 6798
36 21 19603
37 20 14766
38 55 60110
39 18 3751
40 17 8342
41 33 22141
42 47 135646
43 31 19815
44 33 47898
45 29 12169
46 33 24377
47 37 32219
48 39 48618
49 42 56244
50 40 22804
51 23 4771
52 37 17208
53 34 18133
54 38 30582
55 22 6404
56 22 3773
57 35 35871
58 21 6408
59 30 20597
60 30 25902
61 34 23672
62 22 8381
63 33 47023
64 17 1398
65 32 23345
66 29 13213
67 28 11358
68 28 8100
69 27 6155
70 27 8405
71 26 2429
72 25 13247
73 25 14798
74 25 1409
75 24 13890
76 23 4486
77 23 5671
78 21 7591
79 21 4259
80 20 4145
81 21 5886
82 20 10584
83 20 3820
84 20 8850
85 19 7834
86 19 5407
87 19 5450
88 19 2712
89 19 3397
90 19 3597
91 18 4374
92 18 800
93 18 1118
94 18 2457
95 18 2851
96 18 4068
97 17 6911
98 17 1596
99 17 2724
100 17 16433

zouk playlist created by Chosic

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