Here’s a list of the top ten best music apps for Android.
1. Google Play Music
Google Play Music is a music app developed by Google. Browse and listen to millions of songs on Google Play, and get recommendations based on what you listen to. With Google’s new All Access service, users can enjoy creating custom radio playlists from any song, artist or album. Music is stored online so you can take your music collection anywhere in the world. If you purchase music from Google Play, you can share songs with your friends on Google +. You can download Google Play Music from the Google Play Store here.
iHeartRadio is an all-in-one music app developed by Clear Channel Broadcasting. With iHeartRadio Android radio app, users can stream their favorite live radio stations. Browse through 15 million songs and create commercial-free custom stations featuring music from your favorite artists. Find recently played songs, get the latest news, and sign-up for contests. You can download iHeartRadio from the Google Play Store here.
Pandora is an internet radio app that allows users to create customized stations based on their favorite artist, band, or song. You can also indicate if you like a song, and Pandora will program the station accordingly to your likes. Pandora is a great way to discover new artists and genres. When you register with the app, your profile will be public, unless you make it private. You can download Pandora from the Google Play Store here.
Can’t remember the name of the song that is playing on the radio? Open up Shazam Android app on your device, touch to Shazam, and songs can be identified in under 1 second. Buy tracks easily on Amazon MP3, see when an artist is touring, and watch music videos and concerts from YouTube. Upgrade to Shazam Encore for exclusive features like recommendations and for no banner ads. You can download Shazam from the Google Play Store here.
Slacker is a music app developed by Slacker Inc. With Slacker, users can browse millions of songs and hundreds of programmed stations. Create and personalize your own station with news, talk and sports from ABC, ESPN and more. Play songs, albums and artists on demand. You can download Slacker from the Google Play Store here.
Similar to Shazam, Soundhound can recognize a song by humming a tune or playing it from a speaker in about four seconds. Get up-to-date information on touring artists, watch music videos, purchase songs, view lyrics and more. If you’re on Facebook, you can get real-time Facebook updates from your favorite artists. You can download SoundHound from the Google Play Store here.
Rhapsody is a music app developed by Rhapsody International Inc. With Rhapsody for Android, users can search for their favorite artist, album or track. Easily create new plays or add songs to existing playlists. Login in to Facebook and you can share music with your friends. A Rhapsody trial or subscription is required. You can download Rhapsody from the Google Play Store here.
Spotify is a music app developed by Spotify Ltd. With a Spotify Premium subscription, users can stream unlimited music. If you know the artist you want to listen to, simply search and hit play. Discover new music by browsing a catalog filled with millions of songs. Create your own playlists, and share music with your friends on Facebook. You can try Spotify for 48 hours. You can download Spotify from the Google Play Store here.
SoundCloud is a music app developed by SoundCloud. With SoundCloud app for Android, users can search and discover new music. Follow your favorite bands, radio stations and DJs. Listen to new tracks, create your own playlists and share them with your friends. You can download SoundCloud from the Google Play Store here.
10. TuneIn Radio
TuneIn Radio for Android makes it easy to stream radio while you’re on the on the go. Enjoy listening to over 70,000 live radio stations ranging from music, sports, news, talk, and comedy streaming. Recommend stations, listen to podcasts, and record radio content to playback later on. You can purchase TuneIn Radio Pro from the Google Play Store here.