Audio Streaming

Top Sites

1

Spotify

Most popular streaming service that gives creative artists a platform. Has been criticized for not better policing divisive content or mis/disinformation

2

Apple Music

Convenient for Apple users, human curators create themed playlists

3

TIDAL

High resolution streaming service for audiophiles

4

Amazon Music

Convenient for Amazon Prime members (see footnote)

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More Websites
(Listed alphabetically)

12min

Helps readers with high-quality content by offering 12-minute summaries

Accel5

Business book summaries, videos, and articles

Audible

Leading provider in audiobook streaming

Blinkist

Nonfiction books, concisely summarized in audio and text

Blubrry

Podcast hosting platform

BookRags

Research location for all students

Deezer

Supports local and international artists

Digital Podcast

Podcast directory

GetAbstract

Helps listeners with decision-making in their personal and business lives

ITunes

Manage your music, TV shows, movies, podcasts, and audiobooks between your Apple devices

Instaread

15-minute audio and textbook summaries

Juice

Cross platform podcast receiving site

LiveXLive

Curated music channel that unifies entertainment and people

Napster

Subscription-based music streaming. Owned by RealNetworks

Pandora

Playlist shuffling. Owned by Sirius XM Holdings

Primephonic

Classical music

Qobuz

High resolution music for audiophiles

ReadingIQ

Learning resource for younger ages around the world

Shazam

Application that can identify music, movies, advertising, and television shows based on a short sample captured by a smart phone. Owned by Apple

SiriusXM

Satellite radio with hundreds of channels including music, comedy, sports, and talk

Snapreads

Large digital library with 15-minute book summaries

Soundcloud

Music and audio platform with large community of artists

Soundview

Business book summaries

Spreaker

Podcast hosting and discovery

Stitcher

Podcast streaming. Owned by Midroll Media

StoryShots

Free book summaries

SumizeIt

Nonfiction book summaries

TuneIn

Free online radio

Wondery

Podcast studio with an immersive approach to emotionally driven storytelling

YouTube Music (Google acquisition)

Music and videos, replaced Google Play Music

* Footnote:

Amazon
• The AmazonSmile program donates 0.5% of purchases to your favorite charity, and all you need to do is start your shopping at https://smile.amazon.com.
• Amazon frequently introduces their own products to compete directly with their long-time suppliers. They often pay no federal income taxes (e.g., 2017, 2018).
• Amazon is being investigated on antitrust issues by the US Federal Trade Commission, State Attorneys General & House Subcommittee on Antitrust.