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Music radio stations today are usually segmented by genre or even sub-genres. Rock, alternative rock, classic rock, adult contemporary, hot adult contemporary, hits, urban hits, mainstream country, classic country are among the radio industry format names. Boomers at the older end of the age range might remember when top 40 radio stations played all the top hits, regardless of genre.
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