What are the best music streaming apps?

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    #1Spotify

    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

    Rocío Soriano
    Written on November 14, 2017
    "Oh Spotify. I'm not 100% sold on this but I feel like it's a bit over my head. There's so many things going on that are available that it kind of makes my head spin. I think I'll look a little more into it. "
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    #2YouTube Music

    YouTube Music
    YouTube Music is a music streaming app developed by YouTube that allows for downloading music to both iOS and Android devices. It features music streaming based on genres, playlists, and recommendations.
    Apps

    Web, iOS, Android

    Free

    José Antonio Camacho
    Written on October 20, 2017
    "I love my streaming music and I'm particularly fond of YouTube Music on the iphone. I'm already extremely familiar with the interface and have a premium 'red' membership for ad free experience. For me, it's simply the best choice to discover new songs."
  3. 23

    #3Soundcloud App

    Soundcloud App

    Soundcloud is an app that offers you the possibility to listen to offline music from their catalog by paying a monthly subscription. 

    Apps

    Android, iOS

    Free

    Eva Espinosa
    Written on October 25, 2017
    "This is a terrific idea! Just about any musician in the world or anybody else who has something to say uses Soundcloud to upload their audio. Soundcloud itself is free, as is this app, unless you want to upgrade to a premium service for $10 a month. You can also use this app to upload your audio. So, for both creators of unique and truly indie sounds, and their listeners, this app should offer long hours of exploration and enjoyment."
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    #4Pandora

    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

    Doris Sun
    Written on October 26, 2017
    "pandora is a very helpful app which helps in choosing which music to listen to"
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    #5Google 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

    Brian Bailey
    Written on October 23, 2017
    "Okay music streaming site. There are tons out there. Ad free is pretty nice. But all these streaming sites are all very similar and it's just a matter of personal preference. "
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    #6Tidal

    Tidal
    Tidal is a music service with high fidelity sound quality, high definition music videos, and a curated editorial by music journalists, artists, and experts, making for a highly enjoyable experience.

    Apps

    Android, iOS

    Free- with in-app purchases

    Jason Yi
    Written on October 19, 2017
    "Its an ok app for playing high definition video of music with high quality, but there is a service fee after a trial, and there's plenty of music apps like pandora that let you listen to music for free."
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    #7Jalso

    Jalso

    Jalso is a free app for mobile devices which offers free and unlimited access to Gujarati songs. It has a user-friendly interface for an easy music streaming experience, with a huge selection of songs and a radio too.

    Apps

    Android, iOS

    Free

    Janet Simpson
    Written on June 20, 2018
    "Jalso is a newer music streaming app that purports to be able to de-throne Spotify in one particular niche area - music in Gujarati. The interface is easy enough for my mother in law to use, and she enjoys hearing her favorite Gujarat songs every day."

Summary

Best What are the best music streaming apps
RankSolutionsTypeVotesPrice
1SpotifyApps 40 Free
2YouTube MusicApps 26 Free
3Soundcloud AppApps 23 Free
4PandoraWebsites 23 Free
5Google Play MusicApps 20 Free
6TidalApps 18 Free
7JalsoApps -1 Free
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