Biggest Stars

Red Hot Chili Peppers
Red Hot Chili Peppers
USAFunk Rock

Red Hot Chili Peppers

USARockFunk Rock
Lenny Kravitz
Lenny Kravitz
USAAlternative Rock

Lenny Kravitz

USARockAlternative Rock
Charlie Brown Jr
Charlie Brown Jr
BRAAlternative Rock

Charlie Brown Jr

BRARockAlternative Rock
Incubus
Incubus
USAAlternative Rock

Incubus

USARockAlternative Rock
Beastie Boys
Beastie Boys
USAAlternative Hip Hop

Beastie Boys

USAHip HopAlternative Hip Hop
Lola Amour
Lola Amour
PHLAlternative Rock

Lola Amour

PHLRockAlternative Rock
Khruangbin
Khruangbin
USAFunk Rock

Khruangbin

USARockFunk Rock
Extreme
Extreme
USAHard Rock

Extreme

USARockHard Rock
Azzy
Azzy
BRAContemporary Hip Hop

Azzy

BRAHip HopContemporary Hip Hop
Dave Matthews Band
Dave Matthews Band
USAAlternative Rock

Dave Matthews Band

USARockAlternative Rock
311
311
USAAlternative Rock

311

USARockAlternative Rock
Faith No More
Faith No More
USAAlternative Rock

Faith No More

USARockAlternative Rock
Primus
Primus
USAAlternative Metal

Primus

USAMetalAlternative Metal
Los Amigos Invisibles
Los Amigos Invisibles
VENPop Rock

Los Amigos Invisibles

VENRockPop Rock
Redbone
Redbone
USAFunk

Redbone

USAR&BFunk
Living Colour
Living Colour
USAAlternative Rock
Claimed Profile

Living Colour

USARockAlternative Rock
The Heavy
The Heavy
GBRBlues Rock

The Heavy

GBRBluesBlues Rock
SadSvit
SadSvit
UKRIndie Rock

SadSvit

UKRRockIndie Rock
Miguel Mateos
Miguel Mateos
ARGIndie Rock

Miguel Mateos

ARGRockIndie Rock
Kinky
Kinky
MEXIndie Rock
Claimed Profile

Kinky

MEXRockIndie Rock
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Top Artists by Radio Spins Last month

Red Hot Chili Peppers
Red Hot Chili Peppers
USAFunk Rock

Red Hot Chili Peppers

USARockFunk Rock
180.5K radio spins
Wild Cherry
Wild Cherry
USAFunk Rock

Wild Cherry

USARockFunk Rock
12K radio spins
Tom Tom Club
Tom Tom Club
USAFunk Rock

Tom Tom Club

USARockFunk Rock
6.6K radio spins
Khruangbin
Khruangbin
USAFunk Rock

Khruangbin

USARockFunk Rock
3.4K radio spins
Funkadelic
Funkadelic
USAFunk Rock

Funkadelic

USARockFunk Rock
3.3K radio spins

Most Streamed Spotify Tracks

Past Month
1
Under the Bridge
Under the Bridge
5.2M streams
2
Californication
Californication
4.9M streams
3
Can't Stop
Can't Stop
3.5M streams
4
Scar Tissue
Scar Tissue
3.3M streams
5
Otherside
Otherside
3M streams
6
Snow (Hey Oh)
Snow (Hey Oh)
2.2M streams
7
Dani California
Dani California
1.8M streams
8
By the Way
By the Way
1.5M streams
9
Dark Necessities
Dark Necessities
1.1M streams
10
Give It Away
Give It Away
1.1M streams
1

Under the Bridge

2

Californication

3

Can't Stop

4

Scar Tissue

5

Otherside

6

Snow (Hey Oh)

7

Dani California

8

By the Way

9

Dark Necessities

10

Give It Away

Top Spotify Playlists

This Is Red Hot Chili Peppers
This Is Red Hot Chili Peppers
Spotify
1.9M followers
Funk Rock
Funk Rock
Spotify
467.5K followers
Red Hot Chili Peppers Complete
Red Hot Chili Peppers Complete
Red Hot Chili Peppers
287.5K followers
This Is Khruangbin
This Is Khruangbin
Spotify
169.3K followers

Sebastián Fontecilla
Sebastián Fontecilla
93.7K followers
Red Hot Chili Peppers The Essentials
Red Hot Chili Peppers The Essentials
Red Hot Chili Peppers
85.1K followers

Subgenre Popularity

Music stats for top 3,000 artists last month

Top Countries

    Top Cities

      • 1K
      • 174.1M
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      • 223.8K
      1K
      Funk Rock artists
      Spotify
      174.1M
      Streams on Spotify
      YouTube
      0
      Views on YouTube
      Radio Airplay
      223.8K
      Radio spins
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      Questions? We have answers

      Overview of Funk Rock music

      Funk rock is a genre that emerged in the late 1960s, combining the rhythmic elements of funk music with the energetic sound of rock. It blends the tight and syncopated rhythms of funk with the power chords and electric instrumentation of rock, creating a vibrant fusion of styles. Funk rock draws inspiration from funk, soul, R&B, and rock and roll, infusing danceability and soulful qualities with a heavier and more aggressive edge.

      One defining characteristic of funk rock is its emphasis on rhythm. Musicians in funk rock bands work together to create tight and infectious grooves, with prominent bass lines and driving drum patterns. The genre often features improvisation and extended instrumental jams, allowing musicians to showcase their technical skills while maintaining a strong sense of rhythm and groove.

      Funk rock has produced iconic artists and bands that have left a lasting impact. It has influenced various genres and subgenres, including alternative rock, rap rock, and funk metal. Known for its infectious grooves, high energy, and danceable rhythms, funk rock continues to inspire musicians and delight audiences with its dynamic fusion of funk and rock elements.

      Which musicians and bands defined Funk Rock music?

      Several musicians and bands have played a defining role in shaping the genre of funk rock. These artists, through their innovative and influential contributions, have left a lasting impact on the fusion of funk and rock. Their distinctive styles, grooves, and energy have helped define the sound of funk rock.

      Among the notable musicians and bands in the genre are Sly and the Family Stone, Parliament-Funkadelic, Red Hot Chili Peppers, Prince, Fishbone, Living Colour, and The Meters. Each of these artists has brought their unique musical sensibilities, incorporating elements of funk, soul, and rock to create a dynamic and infectious sound that defines funk rock.

      These artists have contributed to the evolution of funk rock and paved the way for newer bands such as Vulfpeck, Lettuce, and Khruangbin to push the boundaries of the genre.

      Which songs and albums defined Funk Rock music?

      Numerous songs and albums have played a defining role in shaping the genre of funk rock. These influential releases have encapsulated the essence of funk rock, showcasing its fusion of funky grooves and rock energy.

      Some notable songs and albums that have defined the genre include "Superstition" by Stevie Wonder, "Give It Away" by Red Hot Chili Peppers, "Kiss" by Prince, "Thank You (Falettinme Be Mice Elf Agin)" by Sly and the Family Stone, "One Nation Under a Groove" by Funkadelic, "Cult of Personality" by Living Colour, and "Brick House" by The Commodores.

      These songs and albums have left an indelible mark on funk rock, combining infectious rhythms, electrifying instrumentation, and soulful vocals to create an irresistible and unique sound that has come to define the genre.

      Which music festivals and events represent Funk Rock music?

      Several music festivals and events have embraced and showcased the vibrant spirit of funk rock, providing platforms for artists and fans to celebrate the genre. These festivals and events are known for featuring funk rock acts and capturing the electrifying energy of the genre.

      Some notable festivals and events that represent funk rock music include Montreux Jazz Festival (Switzerland), New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival (USA), Glastonbury Festival (UK), Bonnaroo Music and Arts Festival (USA), North Sea Jazz Festival (Netherlands), Fuji Rock Festival (Japan), Essence Festival (USA), and Voodoo Music + Arts Experience (USA).

      These festivals and events often feature a diverse lineup of funk rock artists, offering memorable performances and unforgettable experiences for fans of the genre.