For creating an empty list in Python you can use the below-mentioned piece of code which is faster:-
% python -mtimeit "l="
10000000 loops, best of 3: 0.0711 usec per loop
% python -mtimeit "l=list()"
1000000 loops, best of 3: 0.297 usec per loop
For the readability shake, you should prefer .
To know more about this you can have a look at the following video tutorial:-