There are thousands and thousands cryptocurrencies, going from Bitcoin, Ethereum, Dogecoin, Terra, Tether, etc which might be confusing when you're just getting started in the world of crypto.

To help you get started, these are the top 10 cryptocurrency in terms of market capitalization, or the total value of all coins currently in circulation.

1. Bitcoin (BTC)

Bitcoin (BTC) is the original cryptocurrency, invented in 2009 by a man named Satoshi Nakamoto. Its market capitalization exceeds $846 billion.

2. Ethereum (ETH)

Ethereum is both a crypto and a blockchain platform. Ethereum has also experienced tremendous growth. Currenlt, Its Market cap is Over $361 billion

3. Tether (USDT)

Tether, unlike some other types of cryptocurrency, is a stablecoin, which means it is supported by fiat currencies such as US dollars and the Euro. Over $79 billion in market cap

4. Binance Coin (BNB)

The BNB is a type of cryptocurrency that may be used to trade and pay fees on Binance, one of the world's largest cryptocurrency exchanges. Over $68 billion in market cap

5. XRP (XRP)

XRP can be used to facilitate exchanges of various currency types, including fiat currencies and other major cryptocurrencies. Over $37 billion in share value

6. Terra (LUNA)

Terra is a stablecoin blockchain payment network that focuses on maintaining a balance between two types of cryptocurrency. Over $34 billion in market valuation

7. Cardano (ADA)

With over $33 billion market cap, Cardano functions similarly to Ethereum in enabling smart contracts and decentralised applications, which are fueled by ADA, its native token.

8. Solana (SOL)

Solana uses a novel hybrid proof-of-stake and proof-of-history approach to execute transactions rapidly and securely. Over $33 billion in market capitalization

9. Polkadot (DOT)

It also allows parachains, or parallel blockchains, to exchange data and perform transactions without jeopardising their security. Over $22 billion in market capitalization

10. Litecoin (LTC)

Despite its resemblance to Bitcoin, it is designed to have a speedier transaction confirmation time. Over $9 billion in market capitalization