What are the best headphones for music?

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    #1Betron YSM1000

    Betron YSM1000

    Betron YSM1000 headphone has a high definition, in-ear, noise isolating, heavy deep bass for iPhone, iPod, iPad, MP3 players, Samsung Galaxy, Nokia, and HTC although it is without a microphone. 

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    Tiffany Mendez
    Written on January 26, 2018
    "Having the option to tune out the world and play nice music is something that a lot of people enjoy. The problem is finding the best headphhones to listen said music on. The Betron YSM1000 have been what I've used for the last year or so and I think I'll go with them again if I need a replacement in the future."
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    #2Sony MDR-7506

    Sony MDR-7506

    Sony MDR7506 is a pair of Large Diaphragm Headphones specially designed for professional use. These headphones feature neodymium magnets for a powerful acoustic experience and provide external sound isolation and sound leakage.

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    Danielle Silva
    Written on February 3, 2018
    "These headphones are ideal for a studio setting, where the environment is quiet, as they have very good sound reproduction. The large diaphragm is a huge plus for comfort, especially for those of us who have to wear spectacles. Smaller diaphragms can cause unpleasant pressure points when they squish the arms of spectacles into the sides of your head.. I'd recommend these to all my friends who work in radio. They also fold which is great for portability, when I'm working in studio environments where you want to take your own headphones from a hygiene perspective. Let's face it using the studio phone can be a gross experience! The telephone cord cable is a very desirable feature for when things are just out of reach and you have to scoot back in your chair without losing your headphones! The sound quality is great too, not too bassy or trebly. "
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    #3Bose SoundTrue 741648-0010

    Bose SoundTrue 741648-0010
    Designed to be comfortable, these headphones have a soft headband that will distribute the weight evenly across your head. You will be able to switch between music and calls on your iPhone, and use the microphone to speak. 




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    Cynthia Burke
    Written on February 2, 2018
    "It is a good headphone, but you can get better quality at a lower price. Reviews are great, but they are not 5 star, and for the price, it needs to be 4.5 stars at least. It is a good product if there is a good discount on the price though. I would have been more pleased if I paid less for it."
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    #4Sennheiser CX 5.00i Black In-Ear Canal Headset

    Sennheiser CX 5.00i Black In-Ear Canal Headset

    The Sennheiser CX 5.00i Black is an in-hear headphones compatible with iOs and Galaxy devices. 

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    Matthew Gray
    Written on January 28, 2018
    "These ear buds are the best you can get, the sound is clear and it does not distort. they are comfortable and easy to store. I jus love them when traveling."
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    #5Beats Solo 2

    Beats Solo 2

    Beats Solo2 is a pair of Wired On-Ear Headphones, available in up to 10 colors that delivers fine-tuned acoustics and stands out for its clarity and balance in sounds. It's been designed for a portable usage, so it's ideal for casual listeners who need to neutralize external sounds.

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    Rachel Owens
    Written on January 30, 2018
    "I'm not thrilled with these headphones, but they are all right. The main draw is that they are cool looking, really, and I guess they are somewhat comfortable. But the sound quality and build quality are both just sort of okay. They price is WAY too high for what I've got. At this price, I could have found better quality headphones, for sure."
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    #6Beats Solo3

    Beats Solo3
    This wireless on-ear headphones runs on W1 Technology, and comes with adjustable cushioned ear cups for a customizable fit. It's packed with 40 hours of battery life, and a Fast Fuel 5 minute charge that equals three hours of playback time.
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    Kenneth Carter
    Written on January 27, 2018
    "Beats Solo3 are one of the best headphones for music. They have great bass and decent highs. They fit really well and they are wireless which is nice. They batteries last for a decent amount of time, I usually get around 30 hours although they claim 40"
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    #7Sennheiser HD 800 S Reference Headphone System

    Sennheiser HD 800 S Reference Headphone System

    The Sennheiser HD 800 S is a reference to quality headphones that features circumaural dynamic stereo headphones and innovative absorber technology. 

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    Muhammad Jaiteley
    Written on January 25, 2018
    "The link is to an Amazon product page for the Sennheiser HD 800 S Reference Headphone System. The Sennheiser HD 800 S Reference Headphone System is priced a just under $1500, which is considerable amount of money for any pair of headphones. The Sennheiser HD 800 S Reference Headphone System has received a rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars from 67 customers. Save you money and buy a pair of ~$200 Sennheisers and you get the same great sound plus have $1300 still left in your pocket."
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    #8Audio-Technica ATH-M20x

    Audio-Technica ATH-M20x

    Audio-Technica ATH-M20x is professional monitor headphones with modern design and high-quality materials. It has high-quality audio and effective sound isolation and offers a comfortable listening environment.

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    Virginia Piña
    Written on January 26, 2018
    "My friend is a musician, so I trust his word when he says these headphones are really nice. They're solid and comfortable, yet still are surprisingly reasonably priced. I would have expected these to be much more than they are. Buy them for an awesome listening experience!"
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    #9Bose SoundTrue Ultra in-ear headphones

    Bose SoundTrue Ultra in-ear headphones
    With these headphones nothing will stand between your ears and your favorite music: get deep and rich music quality that will allow you to hear everything. The in-line microphone will allow you to speak with your friends, and the carrying case will allow you to take them anywhere.




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    Chen Yi
    Written on January 25, 2018
    "Bose always has the best sound I know. It is always pure and true. The in-ear headphones carry on the tradition of incredible sound that I like. These come with a microphone as well which is a good bonus. My friends have tried them on and expressed the same opinion that the sound is really good. "
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    #10Sennheiser HD280PRO

    Sennheiser HD280PRO

    The HD 280 PRO is a high-quality headphone by Sennheiser that features dynamic, closed-ear, lightweight and comfortable build-up. It has a 3.3 - 9.8 feet coiled wire and up to 32 db attenuation of outside sound source.

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    Mildred Garrett
    Written on January 24, 2018
    "HD 280 PRO Sennheiser headphones. The sound on these is better than Bose but they're a bit uncomfortable for some people. "
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    #11Sennheiser CX200

    Sennheiser CX200

    The CX200 by Sennheiser is an excellent budget in-ear headphones to ensure great quality and bass powered bass with the world well-known quality by Sennheiser. 

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    Beverly Fox
    Written on January 19, 2018
    "Sennheiser headphones are known worldwide as the choice for audiophile's headphones. They are always the top quality around. They have really high treble and low bass that great a perfect atmosphere for any kind of music!"

Summary

Best What are the best headphones for music
RankSolutionsTypeVotesPrice
1Betron YSM1000Electronics 21 Paid
2Sony MDR-7506Electronics 17 Paid
3Bose SoundTrue 741648-0010Electronics 13 Paid
4Sennheiser CX 5.00i Black In-Ear Canal HeadsetElectronics 12 Paid
5Beats Solo 2Electronics 11 Paid
6Beats Solo3Electronics 8 Paid
7Sennheiser HD 800 S Reference Headphone SystemElectronics 8 Paid
8Audio-Technica ATH-M20xElectronics 8 Paid
9Bose SoundTrue Ultra in-ear headphonesElectronics 5 Paid
10Sennheiser HD280PROElectronics 4 Paid
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