With the popularity the Internet has all over the world there’s no wonder that more and more services are moving online. First, we have music streaming services which allow us to create personalized playlists and enjoy the miracle of music when we want and wherever we want. Still, today we’ll discuss radio over the internet because, unlike music streaming services, you only hit play and relax. There is no extra effort involved and you don’t have to spend hours creating playlists. The music and everything else you like are there for you to listen.

Top 5 internet radio services

So, let’s take a look at the top 5 best internet radio services in the world.

tunein#1: TuneIn

TuneIn is a great radio service which gives you the possibility to listen to any local radio station you want. A great feature is that it will change the available radio stations according to the location you select which means diversity even though you’re not traveling.

You also have an advanced search engine which allows you to find radio stations by locations, station type, music genre, and others. The best part is that you can use it for free (there is also a Pro version which allows you the possibility to record live radio).

#2: Pandora

Based on the Music Genome Project, Pandora is the type of service that learns your habits and preferences. Once you set your favorite artists, Pandora will know which genre you like so you won’t have to lose time setting your playlists.

The Pandora app works for the most popular mobile devices out there and is free to download.

#3: SomaFM

This service has been around since 2000, when music streaming services were not a thing and people got into online radio out of passion. The service broadcasts electronic, trip-hop, and alternative genres but it is not limited to just these.

The programs are original and the material is of high-quality. Even more, you won’t hear any commercials which will make the experience even better.

#4: Spotify

The popular music service is a lot more than just that: it also has a wide range of radio features like collaborative playlists, radio services that play songs based on your preferences, and shared music where you can subscribe.

#5: Slacker

Slacker is another great service which offers you a wide range of channels based on genre and even channels with human DJs if you want a bit more interactivity.