7 Music Streaming Services to Use

If you love listening to music – and who doesn’t – you need a music streaming service that works for you. That’s why we’ve compiled this list of music streaming services, so you can find one that will match your needs. After all, downloading music is a thing of the past.

1. Slacker Radio.

Available in the U.S. and Canada, Slacker Radio lets you listen to playlists curated by other users in pretty much any genre you want. The free verso n includes ads and only allows you to skip 6 songs. Upgrade to a paid plan for $3.99 per month to create your own playlists and jam out ad-free.

2. Last.fm.

You can’t go wrong choosing Last.fm, which gives you access to 13 million songs. They’ll provide personalized recommendations based on what you’ve listened to. You can start your own stations based on a particular artist or genre of music. Most interestingly, they pull music from Spotify and YouTube. And it’s all free!

3. Pandora.

Pandora is a free service that uses an algorithm to pull together songs you may like based on a particular artist or genre. And you have the option to create up to 100 stations. You can also upgrade to Pandora One for $4.99 a month. It’s ad-free and offers more skips.

4. Songza.

If you want playlists created by experts, then Songza is the streaming program for you. Instead of having an algorithm pull together music based on an artist or genre, Songza aims to match people with the right playlists at the right time – even down to the time of day. You can use it for free or pay $0.99 a week for ad-free listening.

5. Apple Music.

If you already have an iPhone or Mac, it might be time to check out Apple Music. Their catalogue features more than 30 million songs and you can access them on any of your devices, even if you have a PC. You can receive personalized recommendations and listen to radio stations with unlimited skipping. Apple is currently offering a free 3-month trial. Or you can opt to pay $9.99 a month.

6. Spotify.

Not only can you follow your favorite artists and genres on Spotify, you can follow people you know. Listen to playlists curated by other users or create your own, public or private. The free version does come with ads and limited skips, but you can upgrade to premium for only $9.99 a month.

7. iHeartRadio.

If you love listening to the radio but don’t drive that much, you’re in a pickle. So try iHeartRadio, which gives you access to thousands of radio station across the country. You can create personalized stations from a catalogue of 20 million songs. And it’s free!

Enjoyed this? Check out 10 Spotify Playlists for Any Occasion!

Written by Roselyn Sebastian 

If you love listening to music – and who doesn’t – you need a music streaming service that works for you. That’s why we’ve compiled this list of music streaming services, so you can find one that will match your needs. After all, downloading music is a thing of the past.

1. Slacker Radio.

Available in the U.S. and Canada, Slacker Radio lets you listen to playlists curated by other users in pretty much any genre you want. The free verso n includes ads and only allows you to skip 6 songs. Upgrade to a paid plan for $3.99 per month to create your own playlists and jam out ad-free.

2. Last.fm.

You can’t go wrong choosing Last.fm, which gives you access to 13 million songs. They’ll provide personalized recommendations based on what you’ve listened to. You can start your own stations based on a particular artist or genre of music. Most interestingly, they pull music from Spotify and YouTube. And it’s all free!

3. Pandora.

Pandora is a free service that uses an algorithm to pull together songs you may like based on a particular artist or genre. And you have the option to create up to 100 stations. You can also upgrade to Pandora One for $4.99 a month. It’s ad-free and offers more skips.

4. Songza.

If you want playlists created by experts, then Songza is the streaming program for you. Instead of having an algorithm pull together music based on an artist or genre, Songza aims to match people with the right playlists at the right time – even down to the time of day. You can use it for free or pay $0.99 a week for ad-free listening.

5. Apple Music.

If you already have an iPhone or Mac, it might be time to check out Apple Music. Their catalogue features more than 30 million songs and you can access them on any of your devices, even if you have a PC. You can receive personalized recommendations and listen to radio stations with unlimited skipping. Apple is currently offering a free 3-month trial. Or you can opt to pay $9.99 a month.

6. Spotify.

Not only can you follow your favorite artists and genres on Spotify, you can follow people you know. Listen to playlists curated by other users or create your own, public or private. The free version does come with ads and limited skips, but you can upgrade to premium for only $9.99 a month.

7. iHeartRadio.

If you love listening to the radio but don’t drive that much, you’re in a pickle. So try iHeartRadio, which gives you access to thousands of radio station across the country. You can create personalized stations from a catalogue of 20 million songs. And it’s free!

Enjoyed this? Check out 10 Spotify Playlists for Any Occasion!

Written by Roselyn Sebastian 

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