What are the best album releases apps for Android?

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    #1Napster

    Napster

    Napster is a music-streaming website. It gives an ad-free access to millions of songs and is available on different platforms. Users can create and share original content like videos and playlists and play available radio stations.

    Websites

    Free- Varies by plan

    Eric Schneider
    Written on January 14, 2018
    "Napster is a good app for listening to music if you know what you are looking for. It is not the best app for finding new music even though it has an editor curated playlist available for users."
  2. 10

    #2Spotify

    Spotify

    Spotify is a music streaming platform that features plenty of functions to help users discover new music. It comes with curated and shared playlists, suggested radio stations, and related artists - all based on your likes and listens.

    Apps

    Web, Android, iOS

    Free- Varies by plan

    Pamela Smith
    Written on January 16, 2018
    "Spotify puts new releases right on the homepage and even features recommended new music based on my listening history. This and the charts make it really easy to see what has been released."
  3. 7

    #3Google Play Music

    Google Play Music
    Google Play Music is a music and podcast streaming service that allows users to find, listen, store, and share music on the web. A paid subscription lets users access millions of songs and download music on their device for offline listening. 
    Apps

    Web, Android, iOS

    Free- Free trial available

    Rebecca Hoffman
    Written on January 8, 2018
    "This was a really good app. Now they keep making changes and it glitches and crashes and constantly throwing subscription at me."
  1. 5

    #4Shazam

    Shazam

    Shazam is a free app for iOS, Android, and Android Wear watches. It is a tool for discovering music by listening to what is currently playing in order to identify that name of the song and the artist.

    Apps

    Android, iOS

    Free

    Gregory Morgan
    Written on January 9, 2018
    "I have been using Shazam since it was first released to help me identify some of my new favorite songs on the radio. I really like how it has progressed to allowing me to match songs similar to the ones I like now. It also is somewhat helpful for album release dates but not as good as other apps. Overall it is great for recognizing songs though."
  2. 4

    #5Pandora

    Pandora

    Pandora is powered by the Music Genome Project, which is the most comprehensive music analysis ever undertaken. It offers personalized radio that is constantly evolving alongside your music tastes.

    Websites

    Free- Varies by plan

    Ann Smith
    Written on January 13, 2018
    "Pandora is an okay music service, but it has too many commercials for me. I'll stick to Youtube or spotify, where I can pick exactly which song I want."
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    #6Apple Music

    Apple Music

    Apple Music is a subscription-based music streaming service offered by Apple. It is available for download on Android and iOS. It lets you stream songs, download tracks for offline play, and access exclusive content. A free trial is available. 

    Apps

    Android, iOS

    Free- with in-app purchases

    Jack Adams
    Written on January 16, 2018
    "I mean it's Apple Music they release a lot of music but they never really take full advantage of it. I would look more to billboards app for album releases. "

Summary

Best What are the best album releases apps for Android
RankSolutionsTypeVotesPrice
1NapsterWebsites 13 Free
2SpotifyApps 10 Free
3Google Play MusicApps 7 Free
4ShazamApps 5 Free
5PandoraWebsites 4 Free
6Apple MusicApps 1 Free
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