In this article, we have looked at the best music websites of 2017. We have ranked them based on their rankings on rank sites such as eBizMBA Rank, Compete Rank, Alexa Rank, and Quantcast Rank. Let’s take a look at which music websites are currently trending.
Here we enlist the top 10 best Music websites for 2017
10. Jango – www.jango.com
Jango is a free online music streaming site that allows a user to create and share custom radio stations. All you have to do as a user is select an artist to stream and the station plays music from that and similar artists. You can even personalize your station by rating songs and artists – this information is then used to ensure that a certain artist is played less or more depending on your rating.
Estimated Unique Monthly visitors are 2,500,000. This site has been ranked position 3,590 on eBizMBA Rank, 2,277 on Compete Rank, and 5,493 on Alexa Rank.
9. iHeartRadio – www.iheart.com
iHeartRadio is an internet radio platform that delivers content from over 800 local iHeartRadio radio stations across United States, as well as other stations and various other media. This platform is available online via a mobile device and on selected video game consoles.
iHeartRadio was ranked position 4 on AdAges’s Entertainment A-List in 2010. iHeartRadio is available if Australia, New Zealand, Canada, and Mexico as well. Since 2011, iHeartRadio holds an iHeartRadio Music Festival. In 2014, this platform started an award show titled iHeartRadio Music Awards. Estimated Unique Monthly visitors are 6,500,000. This site has been ranked position 1,288 on eBizMBA Rank, 492 on Compete Rank, and 2,716 on Alexa Rank.
8. Last.fm – www.last.fm
Last.fm is a music website founded in 2002 in the UK. Last.fm works by using a music recommender system called Audioscrobbler. It is quite ingenious as it uses an individual’s musical taste by recording past songs listened to either from internet radio stations or a user’s computer or other portable music devices.
This data is then transferred to Last.fm database and then displayed on a user’s profile page and compiled to create reference pages for individual artists. Estimated Unique Monthly visitors are 13,000,000. This site has been ranked position 1,155 on eBizMBA Rank, 1,034 on Compete Rank, and 1,198 on Alexa Rank.
7. Tunein – www.tunein.com
Tunein was founded by Bill Moore in 2002. It is privately owned and based in San Francisco, California. It was introduced as Radio Time in Dallas, Texas. Tunein has more than 100,000 broadcast radio stations and 4 million on-demand programs and podcasts from around the globe.
Tunein served over 50 million monthly active users as of May 2014. This platform is available for mobile apps: iOS, Android, BlackBerry, Samsung, Windows Phone, and on over 200 other connected devices. Estimated Unique Monthly visitors are 15,000,000. This site has been ranked position 836 on eBizMBA Rank, 714 on Compete Rank, and 1,096 on Alexa Rank.
6. MySpace – www.myspace.com
MySpace is a social networking website that offers its members an interactive platform where they can network with friends, share photos, videos, and music. Founded in August 2003, MySpace is available in 14 different languages. It was founded by Chris DeWolfe and Tom Anderson. In 2006, MySpace surpassed Google as the most visited website in USA.
MySpace has a huge influence on pop-culture and music. This site started the trend of creating URLs for artists. Estimated Unique Monthly visitors are 16,000,000. This site has been ranked position 834 on eBizMBA Rank, 110 on Compete Rank, and 1,675 on Alexa Rank.
5. Spotify – www.spotify.com
Spotify is a Swedish music podcast and video streaming platform that was launched in 2008. Spotify is available in most of Europe, United States, Australia, and New Zealand. It is also available in some limited Asian countries.
Spotify’s apps are available for Microsoft Windows, Linux computers, Apple macOS, iOS smartphones and tablets, and Android phones and tablets. Estimated Unique Monthly visitors are 35,000,000. This site has been ranked position 445 on eBizMBA Rank, 106 on Compete Rank, and 300 on Alexa Rank.
4. SoundCloud – www.soundcloud.com
SoundCloud is an online audio distribution platform based in Berlin, Germany. Here, a user is able to upload, record, promote, and share their original sounds. SoundCloud was founded by Alexander Ljung and Eric Wahlforss in September 2007. Approximately 9 years ago.
SoundCloud offers premium services for musicians under their banner SoundCloud Pro. Here, a musician will be able to upload up to 6 hours of audio and add cool features such as disable comments on track, etc. Estimated Unique Monthly visitors are 50,000,000. This site has been ranked position 253 on eBizMBA Rank, 328 on Compete Rank, and 177 on Alexa Rank.
3. Google Play – https://play.google.com
Google Play is a digital market where users are able to search just about any App available. This platform works only with Android users. Google Play also serves as a digital media store that offers music, movies, television programs, and magazines to a user.
Google Play applications are either free of charge or come at a cost. You will be able to download directly to any Android or Google TV device through the Play Store mobile app. Estimated Unique Monthly visitors are 52,000,000. This site has been ranked position 250 on eBizMBA Rank, 328 on Compete Rank, and 350 on Quantcast Rank
2. Yahoo! Music – www.yahoo.com/music
Yahoo! Music is owned by Yahoo!. It provides a variety of music services including news, artist information, original programming, and internet radio to a user. Yahoo! Music offers officially licensed lyrics as well.
Estimated Unique Monthly visitors are 55,000,000. This site has been ranked position 200 on eBizMBA Rank, 150 on Compete Rank, and 300 on Quantcast Rank
1. Pandora – www.pandora.com
Pandora Internet Radio is a music streaming and automated music recommendation platform that is powered by Music Genome Project. Pandora is available only in Australia, New Zealand, and United States.
Pandora works by playing musical selections of a certain genre based on a user’s artist selection. From here, a user provides a negative or positive feedback by clicking on thumbs up or down icons for a specific song. Feedback is then taken into account for better selection next time. Estimated Unique Monthly visitors are 60,000,000. This site has been ranked position 117 on eBizMBA Rank, 72 on Compete Rank, and 219 on Alexa Rank.
After great review, these above mentioned websites are the best for your music needs. You will have access to tons of music from across the globe from just a click. Some of these sites are able to provide personalized suggestions for you based on past music played. Do comment below and let us know which your all time favorite music website is.