The 8 options to Spotify and Apple Music to listen to music and podcasts

Music streaming platforms. (photo: The Top)

Spotify It can be considered as the streaming music service that people use the most, but that does not mean that it is the only one. There are many other options in Google Play Store either app store in addition to the Swedish platform.

Therefore, if you want to leave Spotify behind and try something new, in this article Infobae will show 8 recommendations for applications to listen to music that can be found both on Android like in iPhone.

It should be noted that the style of music you prefer or if you are looking for music is not relevant. podcastthese 8 applications allow you to listen to everything you want without having to use Spotify on the cell phone.

1. YouTube Music

The application of Youtube music it could be said that it has the most intelligent search engine of all the alternatives presented.

Well, all you have to do is mention a word that identifies a song or a part of the lyrics and you will surely find it. It has more than 70 million songs and videos exclusive to the platform.

YouTube Music logo.  (photo: Google Blog)
YouTube Music logo. (photo: Google Blog) (GOOGLE BLOG/)

2.Sound Cloud

If what you are looking for is the greatest variety of songs, soundcloud It is the streaming platform with the most music and audio in the world. And it is that there is talk of more than 200 million audios, between songs and podcasts.

To give an example: that little-known artist who is not on Spotify, surely SoundCloud has it, since many emerging artists use this platform to share their content.



Deezer It is another option, since in addition to having millions of songs and podcasts available that have nothing to envy to other catalogs.

It also has a function similar to the app Shazam call SongCatcher to identify the name of songs that are playing.

(Photo: Deezer)

4.Pandora Music

Another of the most popular streaming music apps is Pandora. With over 100 million downloads, Pandora is very similar to Spotifywith a very extensive catalog of songs and podcasts.

Pandora allows you to search, play, skip, pause and adjust the volume through simple voice commands, which greatly improves the user experience.

(photo: Pandora Music)

5.Amazon Music

The best of Amazon Music is that it comes included with the subscription in Amazon-Prime, which is a great advantage over other apps. The only detail is that its catalog is quite limited, it only has about 2 million songs.

If you want a much more extensive repertoire, it is better to opt for the other option they offer, Amazon Music Unlimited, which has a greater variety of songs (70 million songs) and access to exclusive releases.

Amazon Music.  (photo: Amazon)
Amazon Music. (photo: Amazon) (AMAZON/)


tide is an app that has more than 70 million songs, unlimited skips, offline playback and much more. Although these features are paid for, Tidal offers a 30-day free trial.

What makes Tidal different is that its owners are true musical artists, making it one of the apps with good sound quality. Another characteristic that identifies it is that apart from having music, it also has more than 250,000 videos.



If you are looking for a completely free alternative, SongFlip it is ideal. It’s a very easy app to use, you just have to click on the song you want to hear or hit the ‘+’ sign to add it to a playlist.

The app has advertising, however, it is not as invasive as in other similar apps. The only detail is that you always have to have a connection to Internet to be able to listen to songs.

(photo: SongFlip)
(photo: SongFlip)

8. SoundHound

Finally found SoundHound. This app does not have its own catalog of songs, that is, it is not a streaming service like Spotify or the rest of the apps on this list, but rather it is an application that allows you to identify songs just by humming them and also shows the lyrics thanks to a function that has call LiveLyrics.

It was decided to include it in this list because with SoundHound the user can search for songs and connect to a Spotify account as long as the account is Premium Already Youtube to see all the music videos that this platform has.

It’s like having the best of YouTube and Spotify in one place and with a very simple interface.

(photo: Soundhound)
(photo: Soundhound)


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