The Most Popular Music & Rhythm Games Of 2021

Gamers everywhere, we're ranking the most popular music and rhythm games in 2021. If you're looking for new releases, check out the best music and rhythm games of 2022. Featuring dance and singing games, this list of the most played rhythm games right now include some of the best-selling games on Nintendo Switch. What are the top 10 rhythm and music video games today?

If you like dance games, Just Dance 2018 and Dance Central Spotlight will give you a fun workout while busting out various dance moves. Bring karaoke home with Rock Band 4 and SingStar Celebration. Other good rhythm games trending now include Sound Shapes, Thumper, and Guitar Hero Live.

Vote up the best music and rhythm games everyone should be playing right now, and feel free to add your favorites that are missing from this list. Games from all consoles (PS4, Xbox One, Nintendo Switch) are welcome, including mobile and PC games. 

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  • osu!


    390 votes
    • Developer: Dean "peppy" Herbert
    • Genres (Video game): Rhythm game
    osu! is a freeware rhythm game originally for Microsoft Windows. It is written in C# on the .NET Framework. The game has also been ported to OS X, iOS, Android, and Windows Phone. Its gameplay is ...more
  • Dance Dance Revolution A

    Dance Dance Revolution A

    99 votes

    Dance Dance Revolution A is a music video game, the 15th installment of the Dance Dance Revolution series, and the sequel to the 2014 release of Dance Dance Revolution

  • Rhythm Heaven Fever
    • Developer: Nintendo SPD, TNX Music Recordings
    • Genres (Video game): Action game
    Rhythm Heaven Fever, known in PAL regions as Beat the Beat: Rhythm Paradise, is a music video game developed by Nintendo and TNX for the Wii and the Wii U. It is the third game in the Rhythm Heaven ...more
  • Just Dance 2018
    172 votes
    • Developer: Ubisoft
    • Genres (Video game): Dance
    Just Dance 2018 is a dance rhythm game developed by Ubisoft. It was unveiled on June 12, 2017, during its E3 press conference, and was released on October 24, 2017 for PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, ...more
  • Rock Band 4
    62 votes
    • Developer: Harmonix
    • Genres (Video game): Rhythm game
    Rock Band 4 is a 2015 music video game developed and published by Harmonix. Rock Band 4 allows players to simulate the playing of music across many different decades and genres using instrument ...more
  • Just Dance 4
    Oct 02 2012
    77 votes
    • Developer: Ubisoft Pune, Ubisoft Reflections, Ubisoft Romania, Ubisoft Milan, Ubisoft Paris
    • Genres (Video game): Rhythm game
    Just Dance 4 is a music video game, developed by Ubisoft as the fourth main installment of the Just Dance series of dance games. Announced at E3 2012 by Flo Rida and Aisha Tyler, it was released on ...more