Men prefer male singers and women prefer female

Discussion in 'General Off-Topic Chat' started by flame1234, Jan 9, 2017.

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I prefer:

  1. Male singers

    8 vote(s)
    16.7%
  2. Female singers

    16 vote(s)
    33.3%
  3. No preference

    24 vote(s)
    50.0%
  1. flame1234
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    flame1234 GBAtemp Advanced Fan

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    I would not have guessed this.

    This data is from 2014 but I don't think it would have changed much since then.
    Article: https://musicmachinery.com/2014/02/10/gender-specific-listening/
    Chart: http://static.echonest.com/charts/gender_specific_top_40/

    Of the top 5:
    Women 1/5 singers are male
    Men 5/5 singers are male

    Of the top 40:
    Women 19/40 singers are male
    Men 28/40 singers are male

    I thought female singers were way more popular than men, since that's what I like, but this data shows that actually male singers are a little more popular.

    Discuss.
     


  2. VinsCool

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    I personally have no preference. In my opinion that depends of everyone's personal tastes.

    Also congratulations for the topic choice, I legitimately thought you were @Yil for a moment.
     
  3. osaka35

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    I love any vocal, as long as they don't whine or do that country twanging, or that intense vibrating kind of thing. what's it called? false vibrato? It makes my ears bleed.

    Sometimes I have a hard time distinguishing between male or female voices sometimes, so perhaps that's why.
     
  4. CeeDee

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    And I prefer chiptunes.
     
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  5. jt_1258

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    Hmm...strangely I prefer female singers, I suppose most like singing of their own gender. I prefer female because of the softer voices compared to male.
     
  6. Sharinflan

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    My favourite group is all women.
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    Couldn't care less about what gender a singer is. If they're good at singing I like them.
     
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    meh, besides nico i prefer idolmasters over love live ... o.o
     
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    I agree with you
     
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    I am pretty 50/50 but alot of it is due to the fact that I love rap (predominately male performers) and listen to female pop singers alot
     
  11. Sharinflan

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    Idolm@ster is better in terms of story and variety of tunes, but I think Love Live voices and cuteness are better.
    I only really dig Hibiki psytrance track.
    Love Live is bigger than other idol anime both in and outside Japan for a reason.
     
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    To be honest I prefer GXSCC midis :D

    and male anime character pillows
     
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    Oh nice!
     
  14. Yil

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    My view on female superiority leads to me preferring female over male at any given time.
     
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    When I think of preferred singers honestly... singers... mmm...
    I suppose I think of Damon Albarn, Thom Yorke, Leonard Cohen, Jack White...
    But I'm not sure if I am thinking of singers or lyricists. Either way the rule applied to me: Male : Male.
     
  16. Originality

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    I like lots of singers of both genders, although I have noticed I tend to prefer female singers more. Probably something to do with the range of pitch they can achieve.
    Favourite singer: Utada Hikaru.
     
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    Utada Hikaru brings me back to the late 90s. Is she still around? I should check something hers.
     
  18. Slartibartfast42

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    What kind of music is this based on? To me, the singing is the least important part of the band. I mostly tune out any singing, definitely don't usually listen to the words. If it's real music, doesn't need singing. What good is a male singer if the vocals are just there to cover up the horribly unoriginal instrumentals? At least a female singer can be fantasized about sexually.
     
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    LOL. If we go to that point, sure people can fantasize sexually about male singers. You think both women and homosexuals don't listen to music?
     
  20. BlackWizzard17

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    Depends on the content of the music. I listen to a lot of hip hop, rap, R&B.
    When I listen to these types of music I prefer the lyrical content to be very important. The lyrics if done right can blend into any beat the artist is going for which is fine. When it comes to rock and pop I generally lean towards the beat and instruments first while the lyrics are second. Male or female I'll listen to whatever I think sounds good.