I've been told before that a genre such as drum and bass averages a BPM of 160-180, whereas dubstep is around 140 BPM and hip-hop is around 115 BPM.
Does anyone know where I can get a list of popular genres with their average BPM?
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Dubstep is around
140 BPM 70's to 100 (mostly 80-90)
Screamers are usually 130-150 BPM
Some of the basic tempo markings
See the discussion on the terms Lento and Agitato as they relate to tempo.
Classical music averages around 120-140 BPM.
When you consider the tempos there's an even broader range.
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