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Tune in to the Best iOS Radio Apps

Whether you rock out to music, catch up on sports, listen to talk shows, or a little of each, these iOS radio apps have it all.

TuneIn Radio - MLB NBA Audiobooks Podcasts Music

Listen to radio stations and much more from all over the world.

TuneIn Radio - MLB NBA Audiobooks Podcasts Music

Browse and search stations

For those who still prefer to listen to the radio.

TuneIn Radio gives users hundreds of options for streaming radio stations. This is great for those who still prefer old-time radio over music streaming, or if they don't want to miss out on their favortie talk shows on the air. There are a ton of streams to pick from, so your favorites are bound to be here. The free version will have some advertisements, but the Pro version gets you the ability to even record broadcasts if you want to listen to them later.

Why we love it

While streaming services are all the rage, sometimes listening to a old-fashioned radio station is just what the doctor ordered. And with the add-on premuium service, which costs an additional $7.99 per month, you can listen to a number of professional sports including the NFL, MLB, NBA, Barclays Premier League, and Bundesliga matches.

TuneIn Radio Pro - MLB Audiobooks Podcasts Music

Listen to radio stations and much more from all over the world.

TuneIn Radio Pro - MLB Audiobooks Podcasts Music

TuneIn and chime in

The major draw of the Pro version, along with no display advertisements, is the ability to record what you’re listening to for later playback – even while offline.

Why we love it

While streaming services are all the rage, sometimes listening to a old-fashioned radio station is just what the doctor ordered. And with the add-on premuium service, which costs an additional $7.99 per month, you can listen to a number of professional sports including the NFL, MLB, NBA, Barclays Premier League, and Bundesliga matches.

Pandora - Music & Radio

A free music and radio app that learns from what you like

Pandora - Music & Radio

Pandora Radio

For people who don't want to spend a lot on their music

With Pandora, you create your playlist by starting off with an artist or song that you love. Using its proprietary algorithm, the streaming music service then picks additional artists and songs that are similar to what you began with. You can refine the station even further by giving songs thumbs up or thumbs down. The free Pandora account offers a limited number of skips per hour, and is ad-supported. For $36 per year, you can subscribe to Pandora One, which gives you an ad-free experience, more skips, and a desktop app. Pandora One is hardly competitive, in terms of features, with other services, but it's a very inexpensive option for music lovers.

Why we love it

Pandora is a great way to discover new music, since it brings in artists and songs that are similar to your favorites but might be a bit off the beaten path. The ads are short and often tailored to your geographic location, which is a nice touch. The library is quite good for a free option, and the paid Pandora One account allows you to enjoy your music stations on the desktop as well as your iPhone or iPad.

iHeartRadio – Free Music & Radio Stations

The best live radio stations and podcasts from the United States and beyond

iHeartRadio – Free Music & Radio Stations

Moving Forward

For people who love live radio

Owned by Clear Channel Communications, iHeartRadio features more than 800 live broadcast and digital-only radio stations. While this number may seem small compared to the thousands of stations offered by other apps, the stations offered here are among the country's best and most popular. In addition to its catalog of live radio stations, iHeartRadio also allows the listener to create custom radio stations, based on a song or artist. Aside from audio considerations, the app is also well designed, in that it's organized and easy to navigate. Because of its selection, program quality, and combination of both live and custom radio, iHeartRadio earns an essential spot in this AppList.

Why we love it

The iHeartRadio app is exceptionally well designed, and provides great-sounding audio. You can tune into radio stations from anywhere in the United States, with more than 800 to choose from. Finding the country's best, most popular radio broadcast stations is simple with iHeartRadio.

Jazz Radio!

Jazz Radio!

AudioAddict Inc

For those who enjoy jazz music.

Jazz Radio! is the radio app you want if you love snazzy jazz music. You can listen to over 35 channels featuring a variety of styles like smooth jazz, big band, swing, and vocals. The app lets you share your favorite tracks and channels, works in the background, offers a sleep timer, and allows you to browse by jazz style.

Why we love it

When you want to hear your favorite jazz tune or style, turn on Jazz Radio!.

Radio.com

Radio.com

CBS Local

Radio.com

For those who want a radio app with tons of live streaming stations.

With Radio.com, you can explore music, news, and sports and save your favorites. Browse by location, genre, or category, check out music headlines, view show schedules and podcasts, and use with your Apple TV or Apple Watch.

Why we love it

Radio.com is a neat app with a variety of options for music, news, and sports.