The amount and music albums coming out these days are huge and with the mobile storage limited in most devices, it is difficult to store all the music you want to listen on your smartphones many of which come with restricted storage space. With the speeds of Mobile data and WiFi increasing rapidly and the amount of music available, it is now easier to listen to music on the go through streaming apps.
Some of the apps even let you download music for free to the app and listen to your favorite music even when you are offline with paid subscription. So let us check out the four best music streaming apps on Google Play Store for Android devices.
This is one of the newest members in the list but thanks to its new and simple interface and the huge database of 1.8 million songs offered in various languages like English, Hindi, Telugu, Tamil, Punjabi, Kannada, Bhojpuri, Bengali, Gujarati, Rajasthani, Malayalam etc. With the App owned by Bharati Airtel, India’s biggest telecom service provider, Airtel users get a lot of great offers for Wynk music.
In the Free app you get ads and if you want to subscribe to Wynk Plus, it is available at Rs. 99 per month for all users and if you are an Airtel user you can get it for Rs. 29 per month which is very affordable. As an Airtel user with every internet recharge, I have been getting the subscription extended for free every month which is a win-win situation. This paid version allows you to download songs which can be heard offline as well even without internet connection.
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Saavn is one of the best music streaming app for Indian regional songs and is also one of the top downloaded free music app on playstore. With Saavn you can listen to songs anytime anywhere for free which includes not just Bollywood Hindi songs but other Indian regional languages like Telugu, Tamil, Kannada, Punjabi, Bhojpuri, Malayalam, Gujarati etc along with a huge collection of new and old English songs as well.
You can listen to 320 kbps high-quality audio songs through the Saavn Pro Paid subscription. You get the option to create a playlist to listen to the songs of your choice anytime. The Free Saavn App comes with a lot of Ads which can be irritating at times and that is the reason why it is in the second position.
Download Saavn App from Play Store
This is also one of the top music streaming apps available in Google Play store for Android smartphones in India. It comes with a very huge database of songs close to 3 million songs. The App also has a huge collection of songs from various languages like Hindi, Telugu, Punjabi, Bhojpuri, Tamil, Marathi, Bengali and even Assamese and Oriya along with English songs as well, both old and new songs. There are 5 radio stations available on Gaana and it comes with the option to watch videos as well, the collection is not as big as the songs collection on the App.
The collection is not just restricted to Bollywood songs but it also has various categories like Devotional, Ghazals, and various playlists like Romantic, Old, Sad etc. Gaana is available outside India as well and if you want the Gaana Plus Paid subscription, you have to shell out $3.99 outside India and in India $1.99 which is approximately Rs. 130 in India.
Download Gaana App from Play Store
Google Play Music:
This is a music streaming service provided by Google which lets users to listen to songs on the go. Users get a lot of features like the option to upload up to 50,000 songs and listen to them on the go in the Free/Standard account. It has a paid subscription as well which is sold in combination to YouTube Red for US $9.99 per month. The service is not yet available in India but will be shortly available.
You can even upload your iTunes, Windows Media or other collections to Google Play Music. Google Play comes with one month free trial for new users to try the service out before upgrading to the paid subscription. If you are a music loving family, there is a family plan which costs $15 per month and each user gets their own login and account.
These Apps can substitute for Radio option which was missing in the Galaxy S4 and many users were complaining about missing Radio antenna in the smartphone, many of these Apps were not so popular and did not have such huge database and Radio stations as well. Do let us know in the comments section if you know and use any other music streaming applications which are worth a mention here.