30+ Of The Best iPhone Music Apps

Some of my most favorite iPhone apps have to do with listening to music on the go. When I am on a car ride, I like to put on the Pandora or Spotify app since I get bored of my own personal music collection rather quickly. This is why I have created a list of over 30 of the best iPhone music apps. Check out the list below:

AOL Radio

AOL Radio is powered by Slacker Radio and has over 200 free music stations like pop, country, jazz, hip hop, and rock.  AOL Radio also has news and sports programming stations powered by ABC News and ESPN Radio.



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Audiogalaxy Mobile

Audiogalaxy Mobile lets you stream all of your music from your computer to your iOS device for free.



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AutoRap

AutoRap is an app that turns speech into rap and corrects bad rapping using Smule’s proprietary “rappificaction” technology.  When you talk into the app, AutoRap turns your speech into a rap and matches it to background music created by artists like Eminem, Rihanna, Snoop Dogg, etc.



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Band

Band is an app that was featured on stage during the Steve Jobs Keynote Speech at WWDC 2008.  Each instrument on the app has a visual experience that feels like you are playing it in real life.  All the instruments can be recorded and overdubbed multiple times.



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Bloom

Bloom is an app that is part instrument, part composition, and part artwork.  It has innovative controls that let you create elaborate patterns and unique melodies by simply tapping on the screen.



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ChordMaster

Chordmaster is a hand-held guitar chord library app created byt Planet Waves.



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ClearTune

ClearTune is a chromatic instrument tuner and pitch pipe that lets you quickly and accurately tune your instrument using a built-in mic.



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Concert Vault

Concert Vault is an app that gives you free access to the largest collection of live concert recordings by your favorite artists.



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Dubstep Studio

Dubstep Studio is an app that lets you trim, loop, and add effects on each track.  You can lay out an entire song on a timeline and modify it with over 120 track samples to choose from.



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Earworms

Earworms lets you e-mail samples of unforgettable songs to your friends and enemies so it gets stuck in their heads.  The song clips include “Whip It,” “Achy Breaky Heart” and “Poker Face.”



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iHeartRadio

iHeartRadio is a free, all-in-one digital service that lets you listen to over 1,000 Live Stations and create commercial-free Custom Stations featuring your favorite artists.



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I Am T-Pain 2.0

I Am T-Pain is one of the most popular music apps on the App Store.  The app auto-tunes your voice so that you sound just like the rap artist T-Pain.



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Last.fm

Last.fm is an app that tracks the music that you and your friends have been playing.  The app will also recommend music based on what you are listening too.  The Last.fm app also shows events near you and features new releases.



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Magic Piano

Magic Piano is an app that plays music as you tap on the beams of light.  As you keep playing the game, you will unlock achievements.  Over 10 million people have downloaded this game.



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Ocarina 2

Ocarina 2 is an app where you blow into the phone to play the notes of different songs.  The music plays just like the ancient flute-like instrument known as an ocarina.



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ooTunes Radio

ooTunes Radio has a large global database of streaming radio stations (over 32,000) including FM/AM stations broadcasted across 150 countries.



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Pandora

Pandora is one of the most popular personalized radio apps on the App Store today.  You can start by select a song, artist, or genre that you enjoy.  The app will play random songs related to that choice after that.  Pandora is a great service to use while on a long road trip or while working.



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Pianist

Pianist is an app that has been featured in several Apple ad campaigns.  The app has a full 88 key piano keyboard samples from a real piano.



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PocketGuitar

PocketGuitar is an app that turns your iPhone or iPod Touch into a virtual guitar.  You can press and strum the strings just like a real guitar.



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Shazam

Sometimes you hear a song at a club, bar, restaurant, or retail store and you desperately want to find out the name so that you can download it when you get home.  Shazam is an app that solves that situation.  Simply open the app and tap on the Shazam button to identify the song.



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SHOUTcast Radio

The SHOUTcast Radio app has over 50,000 professional and community programmed radio stations that are around the globe.  SHOUTcast has Alternative, Bollywood, Electronic, Rock, Rap, Pop stations.



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Sir Sampleton

Sir Sampleton is an app that is a sample keyboard that lets you record sounds through the microphone and then plays them on dual piano keyboards.



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Slacker

Slacker Radio is an app that has a free personalized radio service on your iPhone, iPad, or iPod Touch.  Slacker Radio has more personalized content than most other apps.  There are over 150 expert-programmed radio stations or you can create your own custom stations.



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Spotify

Spotify is an online music service where you can create playlists and listen to them on the go (Pro version).  The free version of the app lets you listen to Spotify radio stations for free.  Simply pick the genre, artist, or song that you like and Spotify will customize the radio station for you.



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Soundhound

SoundHood is a music search and discovery app.  The app even recognizes humming.  The LiveLyrics feature in the app lets you see the lyrics of the song in time with the music for over 1 million tracks.  When you tap on the artist’s name, you will see their Facebook and Twitter updates.



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Tap DJ

Tap DJ is a pocket DJ app that lets you mix up the tracks on your device.  You can also add sound effects to your music.



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Tuner

Tuner is an app that lets you listen to thousands of commercial-free Internet radio broadcasts on your iPhone or iPod Touch through WiFi/3G/EDGE.



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TuneWiki

TuneWiki is an app that lets you see synced lyrics in any language of songs that you enjoy listening to.



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VEVO

Vevo is a mobile app that complements their website.  Vevo has the largest collection of music videos in one place for you to watch.  The lets you watch your playlists through the cloud, match artists in your iOS music library to Vevo videos and see what videos are being played around you and around the world.



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Xbox 360 Streamer

The Xbox 360 Streamer app thats you play your iPod music library on the Xbox 360.  Simply launch the app and navigate to music library on the Xbox.



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Yahoo! Music

Yahoo! Music is an app that is powered by Radio.com.  You can access your favorite Yahoo! or CBS Radio stations from the app.  This app lets you create a customized radio experience by selecting your favorite genre, artist, or song.



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This article was written by Amit Chowdhry. You can follow me at @amitchowdhry or on Google+ at
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