Most of the users download pirated music from the internet, which results in loss of million dollars to the entertainment industry every year. Now you can download and listen wide range of songs for free, and that too legally! Below are the top 10 sites where you can listen/download your favorite songs for free.
Last.fm is the one of the most popular internet streaming radio service and they too offers a wide range of MP3′s to download for free. You can also find some of the rare old songs from 60′s and 70′s at Last.fm
If you love Bollywood music, then In.com is the ultimate destination for listening latest tracks from the upcoming Bollywood movies. This site also offers various regional, traditional as well as international songs. In.com offers million of songs to listen online for free. However this site does not allows you to download or purchase any of the songs.
If you thought torrents are only for sharing pirated stuffs, they you are absolutely wrong since you can download torrents legally via LegalTorrents. LegalTorrents is an online digital media community that distributes high quality open-licensed (Creative Commons) digital media and art. They distribute content with the full permission of the rights holders and use the peer-2-peer file-sharing technology. You can find hundreds of free music at LegalTorrents.
Free Music Archive is a great site for downloading legal music. As the name says, all the music in this site are available for free. It has the widest collection of amazing songs and they keep on adding new songs from time to time.
Jamendo is a community of free, legal and unlimited music published under Creative Commons licenses. Jamendo has over 31000 free albums to download. If you are an artist, you can even promote your albums via Jamendo. This site also allows you to donate some bucks to the artiste of your choice. Jamendo is one of the best site to download free music from their ever growing songs library.
Amie Street is a unique site where the price of the songs increases as it gets popular. At the starting point, a song is offered for free, once it gets popular, you need to pay a small amount to download them. So, whenever a new song is released at Amie Street, you can grab them for free before it gets popular.
StereoGum also offers popular songs from small and large artists for free. This site allows you to download the songs of famous artists such as Kanye West, Ben Gibbard and Ryan Adams. Stereogum regularly features unknown artists who go on to become mainstream sensations such as Vampire Weekend, Arcade Fire, and Fleet Foxes.
Live Music Archive is a part of the Internet Archive. It has a collection of over 60,000 concert recordings in lossless audio formats. You can also find thousands of public domain music and expired copyright tracks at Live Music Archive.
According to you, which one is the best free music downloading service from the above list? If we haven’t mentioned any of your favorite service, please let us know in the comments.