The digital music scene has exploded during the past few years, and now there are apps galore to help enhance your world. Here are some highly rated apps that will give you hours of enjoyable listening wherever you are.
Music Apps – Apple
Spotify (Free) —This music-streaming service has quickly become a serious rival to Pandora and iTunes. (Mobilewalla Score: 88/100)
Shazam (Free) — Point your iPhone or iPad at any song you like, and this clever app will identify the name, artist and album for you instantly. (Score: 96/100)
Songify (Free) —Speak or sing into your device, and it turns your words into an Auto-Tuned song. (Score: 88/100)
Live Nation (Free) — Never miss a concert from your favorite artist again. This app allows you to locate and purchase tickets from most U.S. venues. (Score: 82/100)
Tap Tap Revenge 4 (Free) —Like the smash hit Guitar Hero, tap to the rhythm to earn points, and compare your scores with the millions of other Tappers online. (Score: 89/100)
Music Apps – Android
Remote for iTunes ($4.99) — Turn your Android device into an iTunes remote control so you can manage your music seamlessly on your PC. (Mobilewalla Score: 90/100)
SoundHound (Free) — Identify any song by pointing your phone at the source, on the radio or by simply humming or singing the tune. (Score: 95/100)
VEVO (Free) — Access more than 45,000 music videos from all genres. (Score: 92/100)
Last.fm (Free) — An exceptional Internet radio player, Last.fm integrates social sharing and ratings from other Last.fm users. (Score: 93/100)
TuneWiki ($3.99) — TuneWiki uses a smart concept that it calls “Muses” to help you find that next favorite song. (Score: 93/100)
Mobilewalla is a search and discovery engine using breakthrough technology to score every app to help consumers navigate the mobile application marketplace. Apps are scored using an algorithm that weighs several characteristics, including user ratings, position within category and staff recommendations. For more app intel, go to www.mobilewalla.com. Anindya Datta is a technologist and founder of Mobilewalla.