Listening to music has become an integral part of our lives. We listen to music during a commute, daily runs, when we’re trying to relax, or when we just want to keep up with our idols’ latest tunes. These days we have a multitude of ways to listen to music online, and if you’re looking for something good to listen to your to one of your favourite trending tunes, this is the post you should be reading.
Here are 10 websites where you can listen to your favourite music on the go, online and for free. We’ve also included the iOS or Android apps that are made available by these music sites. Note that while there are premium options, if you opt to stay with the free version, you will be subjected to ads that help towards keeping the services free.
SoundCloud is an online service works by users who upload music for you to listen for free. You can search for artists, songs, bands, tracks and podcasts and explore music by genres, or check out what’s trending. You can follow your friends or other users with a similar taste of music, or create your own playlists.
TuneIn is a free music streaming website. It’s simple to find local and global radio stations there. Radio stations can be searched by song, sports, news, talk genres and you will get results ranging from rock to religious music and business news among others. [iOS | Android]. Forever Worship Radio is in TuneIn.
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Spotify is one of the most popular websites around to listen to music online. You can listen via your browser, mobile device, or a desktop manager which can be downloaded from Spotify. Once you are logged in, you can listen to the songs, create playlists and share your favourite music with friends. [iOS | Android]
Gaana is a commercial music streaming service providing free and licensed music. Launched in 2011, the website had a huge collection of English and Bollywood music to choose from. [iOS | Android]
Di.fm is a short for Digitally Imported. It is a multi-channel internet radio service focusing exclusively on Electronic Music. You can browse through the site to find upcoming shows and radio stations. [iOS | Android]
Rhapsody is a music streaming website but it’s not for everyone. The good news is it is popular for its huge library. The bad news is its audio quality peaks at 128kbps, making it a poor choice if you’re rocking any kind of quality headphones. [iOS | Android]
With this free Internet player, you can discover new music based on artists that you like. Much like Pandora, Jango shows you similar songs and artists that match your taste; you can also customize your stations by adding more artists and rating songs.
Music can be shared on Facebook, Twitter, and email. For sharing on the go, check out the iOS and Android mobile apps.
The self-proclaimed “Internet radio made social” is a great place to listen to free music and share it on various social sites like Facebook, Twitter, Tumblr, LiveJournal, and more.
You’ll get access to millions of free songs and videos and can even add your own songs.
You’ll need to connect your services in settings so that your ‘blips’ will be automatically shared on your favourite social sites.
Last.fm is a great site to both listen and download the tunes you like. It will also suggest artists you might be interested in, based on the artists you listen to. Music on Last.fm is sourced from services like Spotify and Youtube. You can choose the source of your choice. [iOS | Android]
8tracks gives you access to music in eight different categories. Choose from romantic, sad, or other emotional moods to bring up soundtracks and scores to fit those moods. Alternatively, you can enjoy the playlists created by 8tracks and discover new songs serendipitously. [iOS | Android]