We all love Music- It’s all in the soul! That’s what we have in the ordinary no matter where we are in the world. We’ve been playing beats of noise since the start of time.
We all want music on the go, especially for our phones to plug into the car via Bluetooth or listen with the speakers! Our phones have become our lifeline.
Free Music Apps include Online Streaming and Online Internet radio, all for your mobile phone pleasure.
We all hate paying for music!
We used to have to pay per song or album (example, Itunes)
But now, more and more companies, Including Itunes, are offering Opt for subscription-based music streaming Libraries.
Which it makes sense – It’s more economical to pay $10-$20 per month and get all the music you can handle for a set amount, vs paying for songs individually at $1.00 or $1.50 each song.
There are quite a few Free music streaming options available with a FREE Music Application.
Of course, include upgrades to be “ad-free,” and Let’s look at the current options that offer free music streaming (most include options to upgrade to premium accounts)
Free Online Music Streaming Options
This Streaming Music Portal has been around a long time- I’m sure you have heard of it, if not already a user!
You will get access to almost every song imaginable and probably close to a thousand different playlists you can listen to.
As a user, you can create your playlist to listen to or share with your friends.
The FREE version does have ads and is limited to shuffle plays.
Apps Include: Apple, Google, Microsoft
Upgrade to Premium will cost you $9.99 per month/ $14.99 per family. You can try one month FREE ( the First-month free offer excludes Quebec). The Premium offer gives users an Ad-Free Experience, On-demand playback, and offline access to your music.
Deezer is a Spotify competition – and they are giving Spotify a run for their money. They claim to have 53 million songs!
If you’re looking for an alternative to Spotify, Deezer would be your best bet.
You can listen to songs, create song playlists etc., just like Spotify.
The FREE Membership – You will have to deal with ads, Shuffle Play
Free Apps Include: Microsoft for Windows 10
You can upgrade to $9.99 a month or a $14.99 family plan. The upgrade includes ad removal, unlimited playbacks and offline streaming.
Of Course, Google had to get into the Music Streaming business as well!
Google Play Music evolved back in November 2011.
Like other Streaming Music Platforms, users can upload and listen to 50,000 songs from their libraries.
You can listen to streaming music from a library of over 40 million songs and subscribe to podcasts or curated playlists.
A paid subscription entitles users to on-demand streaming as well as access to YouTube Music Premium. The subscription is $9.99 a month, with a $14.99 family option.
If you already have Amazon Prime – You can stream music from their library – Only 1 million songs to choose from. But all music is Ad-free.
It’s a Perk of being part of Amazon Prime, which is a $7.99 fee:
Amazon Music Unlimited is CDN$ 9.99/month + any taxes after your free trial. Cancel anytime. Quebec residents receive an initial 2-month subscription instead of a free trial.
Free Music Apps with Online Radio Stations
Radio Paradise is an Internet radio station that is a very electric rock station. This channel offers mostly FM channels. It has a great variety of music and plays different styles of pop and rock music. All of the styles are DJ mixed. There are currently over 16000 songs in the library, and the total library is over 2 Million songs.
It is Ad-Free and is only financially supported through donations from listeners.
Also, what is unique is that listeners online can rate and comment on individual tunes.
RadioTunes was launched in 2004 and had over 90 channels of curated music. The channels cover jazz to rock, new age to oldies, Movie Tracks and everything in between.
They claim to have Channel Directors – real people for each station that create the playlists.
There are also mobile applications for your convenience.
Free Apps Include: Amazon Kindle, IOS, and Apple
You can upgrade to Premium to get “NO Ads” and get better quality sound without interruptions. You can upgrade for $6.00 per month.
Slacker Radio delivers a listening experience that is uniquely tailored to your choice of music. It gives you hundreds of stations and access to millions of songs in every genre of music you can think of. Plus, You can get exclusive content from live music, celebrity lifestyle.
They provide both FREE and subscription-based access to their program. Includes a Mobile App for those that want music on the go.
Just a slight warning, the FREE Version does come with Ads.
Free Apps Include: Apple, Google, Amazon Kindle
Subscriptions start at $3.99 ( Ad-Free), or $9.99 to receive Play on Demand and Listen offline
IHeartRadio is a Canadian Company out of Toronto, Ontario – But they give the user over 100 channels of music, including Live streams throughout Canada and the USA. Get access to Virgin Radio, CJAY, CHUM FM, QM-FM and more.
There are tons of variety of music for all your moods. Tons of Free podcasts to listen to as well.
Free Mobile Application as well on Google and Apple ( Scroll to bottom of page)
There is No Subscription Fee for any Service in Canada.
It’s pretty simple – It’s just good old Radio Stations with live DJs and full of normal commercials that you normally have with your car radio.
Get Music of Most genres. Includes Commercial-free music by Live DJ’s and special guests
Get the Latest News: Coverage from Fox, CNN, Local, International and more.
Also, you can listen to Podcasts on this Online Radio Network. – From chart toppers to New Podcasts. Immerse yourself into the world of talk radio.
There is also a FREE App for Your phone. ( Apple, Google, Microsoft)
Paid Subscription options
For $12.36 a month to remove the ads, this subscription also offers a special treat for the sports lover: access to live NFL, MLB, NBA, and NHL games.
Did we miss any useful Free Music Apps?