In a world where people can buy cheap MP3s, MP3 players, and streaming music services, the internet is where you get your free radio.
But for many, the free music services offered by radio stations and streaming services aren’t the best, and they’re not available in the same place as the rest of the internet.
Here’s how to find the best free radio stations, as well as a few other places you can listen to the free radio you want.1.
TuneIn, TuneIn Free, Tune in Free, Radio Free Music (free) TuneIn’s free service lets you listen to radio from your phone or tablet using an app that uses a TuneIn Music app.
This lets you stream and listen through any device without having to worry about your smartphone, tablet, or laptop running out of juice.2.
Pandora, Pandora Free, Pandora Music, Pandora Radio, Pandora Mobile, Spotify Free Music3.
Spotify, Spotify Music, Spotify Premium, Spotify Radio, Spotify Sound, SoundCloud Music, Soundcloud Premium, SoundTrax Music, TuneMein Music, Tidal Music, and TuneIn Radio4.
Spotify Premium (free), Spotify Premium Music, Free Radio (free/paid), Spotify Radio (subscription required), TuneIn Premium, Tune In Music, Audioboom, and Tidal PremiumMusic Premium Radio, as of August 2018, includes free streaming of over 200,000 radio stations.
Spotify also offers a paid subscription, but only if you sign up for the Spotify Premium Plus program, which includes access to over 300,000 songs.
Spotify Radio is available only on a number of devices, including smartphones, iPads, Macs, and Android phones.5.
SoundCloud, Sound Cloud Premium, Beats Music, Beats One, Spotify, and Spotify Premium6.
Soundcloud, Sound Stream, Sound Music, Sounds, SoundBlend, SoundFlow, Sound Mix, Soundmix, SoundSpot, SoundSpy, SoundTracks, Soundstream, Soundwave, SoundWaves, and SoundWave Premium7.
Tune In, Tune-In Free Radio, Tunein Music (paid), Tune In Premium, and Pandora Radio8.
Spotify Music and SoundCloud PremiumRadio, as the name suggests, are all paid versions of the streaming music service Spotify.
While Spotify’s subscription fee is optional, you’ll pay a monthly fee for Spotify Premium to access free streaming music from the company’s catalog.
Spotify is also the only streaming music app that allows you to access music from a number, if not all, of the music sites it partners with.
While it’s possible to get free music through the app, it’s not guaranteed.9.
Pandora Music (subscriber required), Pandora Music Premium, Pandora Plus (subscribers only), Pandora Radio (paid/free), Tune in Music (pay/subscriber only), SoundCloud (subscriptions required), SoundSpot (subscribed), SoundSpry (subscribe), SoundWave (subcription required), and Soundwave PremiumThe Pandora Music subscription costs $7.99 per month and is available on all iOS devices and Android devices, and can be accessed through the Pandora App.
Spotify’s Spotify Premium subscription is $9.99 for unlimited access to music from Spotify’s catalog and includes unlimited streaming of the company “over 20 million tracks.”
Spotify Radio has a subscription fee, which is separate from Spotify Premium.
Spotify offers free streaming to over 2 million songs on the company music service.
Spotify has partnered with Apple, Microsoft, and Google to stream music to its mobile devices.
Spotify supports all Apple Music devices, as does Spotify, but not all Spotify devices support Apple Music.10.
Tune in, TuneIns Free, Free Music for All, Tuneins Music, RadioFree, Radiofree (subs) Tuneins Free and RadioFree are two free services that let you listen and download music from your smartphone or tablet through an app.
Spotify does not offer any of these services directly, but its own app, Tune Ins, offers radio listening.
You can also listen to these services from an iPhone or iPad, but they don’t work with Apple Music’s Spotify app.11.
Tunein, Tuneln Free, The Tunein App, TuneIN Radio, Radio Plus, TuneIoT, TuneiRadio, Tuneit, TuneRadio Plus, and Tunin Radio12.
Spotify Unlimited (sub $9 per month), Spotify Unlimited Music, Premium Music (no cost), Spotify Music (somewhat pricey) Spotify offers its own streaming music streaming service, which can be found on most devices with an Apple Music subscription.
Spotify Plus offers additional content, including music from TuneIn.13.
TuneUp, TuneUp Music, Music for My Family, Tune Up, TuneMyFamily, TuneTuneUp, and The TuneUp App14.
TuneNow, TuneNow Music, The Tunes for