The development of an increasingly advanced age makes it easy for many people to access anything, one of which is listening to music. Nowadays most people listen to music through streaming online. It was done because it was more practical and easy.
Indeed, on smartphones there is a built-in music listening app installed. However, if you want to listen to music first you’ll need to download the song you want. Well, if using a music streaming app, users just need an internet connection then search for the desired song in the search field and then play it. Here are recommendations for the top 5 music streaming apps of 2020. Let’s take a peek together.
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Spotify is the most popular music streaming app among other apps. This app was developed by Spotify Ltd. In Indonesia itself, this app is only available in 2016. On the Google Play Store itself the app has been downloaded over 500 million downloads with 20 million reviews. With this app, users can enjoy complete and updated songs, artists, albums, and playlists with unlimited lyrics. This app can be used online or offline.
The music provided by this app consists of all genres ranging from RnB, Kpop, Dangdut, HipHop, Rock, and many more. Almost all songs around the world are available in this app. users can only select playlists, new albums, or can also request personalized music recommendations.
Spotify can be accessed for free with limited and premium paid features with its many features. In addition to enjoying music, the app can also listen to podcast broadcasts that allow users to follow what is being broadcast in the podcast.
However, Spotify itself is arguably of a standard but still comfortable quality where there are several other music streaming apps that have better sound quality than Spotify.
2. Joox Music
Joox is one of the highly recommended music streaming apps because it is the editor’s choice in the Google Play Store. Just like Spotify, the app also provides music of any genre from Indonesian and international artists and lyrics. In addition, the app also provides live broadcasts, music videos, podcasts, and radio broadcasts. On the Google Play Store, the app developed by Tencent Mobility Limited has been downloaded over 100 million downloads with 6 million reviews.
To make the music listening experience more okay, users can download songs and then listen to them through Joox offline. In this app can also recommend playlists that match what users like. For its own quality, the app has better sound quality than Spotify.
Musixmatch is the second music streaming app to be listed as the editor’s choice on the Google Play Store by providing a collection of song lyrics from around the world. Musixmatch has downloaded over 50 million downloads on the Google Play Store with a total of 2.2 million reviews.
This app was once included in the list of “Best Apps of 2014”. Musixmatch can synchronize songs with lyrics so that when listening to music either through Musixmatch, Apple Music, Spotify, SoundCloud, mobile music apps, YouTube, or other music apps then automatically the lyrics will appear according to the song played. By touching the real-time notification, the Floating Lyrics widget will appear according to the song playing.
4. Gaana Song Hotshots Music Video
Gaana Song Hotshots is a music streaming app that became the third editor’s choice after Joox. This app provides all your favorite hindi songs and songs from hindi movies. With this app users can enjoy songs in Hindi, Punjabi, Tamil, Telugu Patalu, Bhojpuri, Kannada, Malayalam, Bangla, Marathi, Haryanavi, and other regional languages.
In addition, the app also provides songs with English tracks from international artists such as Ariana Grande, Maroon5, Ed Sheeran, and others. With this app users can find hindi charts that occupy the top positions such as Top 50 Bollywood, International Top 50, Top 20 India, Top 50 Punjabi, and others.
In addition to providing music, the app also provides hotshots, podcasts and Indian shows, Comedy, News, Meditation, Exercises, Movie Reviews, Astrology. On the Google Play Store itself, this app developed by India’s Gamma Ganna Ltd has been downloaded for a total of over 100 million downloads.
5. SoundCloud – Music & Audio
SoundCloud is an app that allows users to stream more music and audio. With this app, users can find new music that is up to date, podcasts, and news. In this app there are songs from various genres such as hip hop, rock, electronics, classical music, house music, jazz, audiobooks, and many more. On the Google Play Store itself the app has been downloaded over 100 million downloads with 4 million reviews.
This app is widely used by some musicians, bands, podcasters, and so on to record sound through mobile devices both Android and iOS. In addition, Soundcloud also allows it to be used to search for new artists to follow, record sounds, share your own recordings to various social media, listen to voice recordings from other users, and can provide “likes” or comments.
6. Stream: Free Music
Stream is an app that lets users play music videos for free and listen to unlimited music. This app is the best solution for listening to music from YouTube where it gives access to over 100 million videos without ads and lets its users play them through floating popups.
With this app, users can search for favorite artists, create their own playlists, discover new music genres, and explore songs that are at the top of the charts.
This app was developed by MWM-Free music and audio apps for Android in 2016. The app has been downloaded over 50 million downloads.
7. Google Play Music
Google Play Music is a music player app that’s always on every Android phone. With this app of course users can find millions of songs of all genres. In addition, this app developed by Google LLC can be used to listen to music from songs stored on your phone’s device.
This app can also be used to listen to radio and podcasts. If the user subscribes to on-demand access, then the user will get access to over 35 million songs. In addition to being accessible for free, the app can also be accessed for a fee. If the user subscribes, the user will be granted access to Watch YouTube in the absence of ads.
8. Apple Music
Apple Music is a music streaming app specific to iPhone users. The app was released to replace the music service on the previous iPhone iTunes. Apple Music’s features are also fully rated. This app provides a collection of music libraries that are no less complete than other apps.
Regarding quality, the music played in Apple Music has good sound quality. However, the app can’t be accessed for free because from the beginning Apple requires that if a user wants to use Apple Music it must make a billed payment.
That’s the recommendation of 8 of the most popular music streaming apps of 2020 that are a must try. The above apps can be obtained through the Google Play Store or App Store. May this writing be useful to you. Happy reading.