1. Lee_Bo's Avatar
    When I was using Android / Google phones, I was using Google Music. I've also tried Spotify and Pandora. I still use Pandora (free) but I'm paying for Apple Music now that I'm on iOS. I guess I could still be using Google Music, but when I switched to iOS I also tried Apple Music and I liked it so I stayed with it.
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    04-04-2017 09:20 PM
  2. mogelijk's Avatar
    Apple Music. Currently on a three month free trial that came with my Beats X. Was on Amazon Music through Prime but cancelled it because the music selection wasn't as great as Apple Music
    I have really liked Amazon Music Unlimited, not to be confused with Amazon Music -- Amazon Music is free with Prime, with only about 2 million songs; Music Unlimited is their $9.99/month; it is reduced to $7.99/month if you have prime, or you can pay $79 per year (works out to $6.67/month); then if you have an Amazon Echo, Dot, or Tap it is only $3.99 month and claims to have roughly 40 million songs (compared to 30 million for Spotify and Apple Music).

    I've had a hard time training Apple Music to know what kind of music I like, it still gives me songs I just don't like. Amazon, over a shorter time, seems to have done a good job of figuring out my musical tastes. I've also liked Google Play Music and it has gotten much better since it started but I still don't think they do as well at exposing you to newer music that you might like, though the YouTube Red is a really nice feature.

    Of course, the big advantage Apple Music has is the way it integrates with Siri and your Apple devices.
    04-05-2017 04:28 AM
  3. Chuck_IV's Avatar
    We had Apple Music for about 6 months but switched to Spotify and like it better.

    For us, Spotify just does a better job with recommending music and their playlist fit us better.

    If you have never been a member of either, I believe they both have a 3 month trial. Try them both and see which one fits better.
    04-05-2017 03:13 PM
  4. Wotchered's Avatar
    Spotify free, I tried Apple Music's trial run and didn't like it, occasionally I'll listen to the few tracks I purchased while trying it, but I don't like the sort of magazine-y, DJ ish,we'll tell you what to like interface. I choose the free service because I don't want to pay to listen to music,I have several wireless sets and £10 pcm for a couple of hours a week does not appeal. I also have radio.net if bored.
    04-06-2017 09:55 AM
  5. joemd60's Avatar
    Prime members only pay $79 annually for music unlimited. It works for me, I am quite happy with it.
    11-22-2017 08:58 PM
  6. Jude526's Avatar
    Trying Apple. So far so good. I like downloading albums on The genres I like
    11-23-2017 11:11 PM
  7. TripleOne's Avatar
    I’ve been using both Spotify and Apple Music for awhile now.
    Since I’m an Apple fanboy, I’d recommend Apple Music for it’s integration throughout iOS.
    11-23-2017 11:16 PM
  8. Just_Me_D's Avatar
    Whatever floats your boat........Each have their strengths. I basically stick with either Music or Amazon Music. In ‘certain genres’ I find that Amazon curates music a bit better, but my custom playlists are via Music.
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    11-24-2017 08:56 AM
  9. Raptor007's Avatar
    I have SiriusXM in my car so I have the app on my phone and use it at my computer at work.
    12-04-2017 04:58 PM
  10. TheRandomDealio's Avatar
    We use Apple Music (Family Sharing). I have an 18 year old, 14 year old and a 5 year old. Needless to say...we don’t all listen to the same music. Apple Music has been the one most likely to have something for all of us.
    12-11-2017 09:26 PM
  11. cckgz4's Avatar
    I use google music and the main incentive for that is you can upload your music to their storage and it’ll be in your library.
    12-25-2017 12:10 AM
  12. jj2339's Avatar
    I use google music and the main incentive for that is you can upload your music to their storage and it’ll be in your library.
    Me too, ability to load my own music into the service and mix with the streaming service is great. Plus I got in at the ground floor and have it for 7.99 a month.

    Wish I could use Siri with it when I'm driving like I could with Apple music when i did the free three month preview, but Apple music didn't offer as much I didn't think.
    12-25-2017 09:18 AM
  13. calebt's Avatar
    I use Apple music, but try them all and see what you like, I believe most have some kind of free trial.
    12-25-2017 10:25 AM
  14. mogelijk's Avatar
    I have Google Play Music, I like it because it also gives me YouTube without the added commercials. I use it primarily if I want to play a particular album or artist. If I just want "radio" or a playlist in a particular genre, I'll use Amazon Prime Music (the one that comes free with your Prime account, not the extra fee subscription); I've had better success on Amazon finding a playlist of music or radio station that plays music I like but may not of heard before. I use Apple Music to play my own playlists, typically loaded to my phone. Last, I currently have a free trial with Tidal but I find I'm really only using it when I want a high quality stream.
    12-25-2017 06:56 PM
  15. dubstir's Avatar
    I use SiriusXM in the car, but I plan on cancelling for intermittent signal issues, cost, and quality of desired music. I use Amazon Prime Music (not Unlimited) in the house on the Echo and sporadically in the car through the iOS app and BT. It's one more step to do vs XM, but I find it's selection is better and artists are more related to one another per "station". Plus you get all the other benefits of Prime for only $99/year... done deal for me.
    01-04-2018 03:21 PM
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