Remember when we used to listen to songs on a tape recorder?
When going to the local cassette shop to record our favourite Kishore Kumar songs was a regular activity?
Or when we had those big arguments trying to decide whether to play ‘Side A’ or ‘Side B’ of the cassette?
All these moments were an integral part of our whole music experience. But, as times changed, our ways of listening to music also changed.
Music apps have grown in popularity over the past few years and are now accessed by millions of users worldwide. However, most seniors still find it difficult to search for the right apps.
But you do not need to worry anymore, because we have compiled a list of the 7 best music apps for seniors (in no particular order). So choose your favourite app and kickstart your music journey today.
Also known as ‘Gaana.com’, this is India’s largest music streaming service. Gaana has access to over 30 million songs and boasts of a vast library that includes Hindi, English, Marathi, Punjabi, Gujarati, Tamil, Malayalam and many other languages.
Gaana offers free music streaming (with ads) and has a paid subscription service that offers ad-free music and offline downloads as well.
The app comes with an easy-to-use interface and has an amazing collection of classic hits that are bound to take you on a trip down memory lane.
Another music app that offers high-quality music streaming is JioSaavn. It has access to more than 55 million songs and is one of the highest-rated music apps in India.
Apart from a huge collection of movie songs, JioSaavn also offers a wide range of regional songs, classical music, devotional songs and other timeless ghazals that will leave you feeling nostalgic.
Moreover, if you love listening to podcasts or short stories, JioSaavn is the perfect music app for you. It offers free, ad-supported streaming along with a paid subscription for an ad-free music experience.
With more than 2 million active users, Spotify is one of the most popular music apps in India. It offers an extensive collection of songs that include pop music, classical songs and other regional music.
Spotify also has some amazing features that include song recommendations based on your mood. Besides, the app also offers an amazing collection of playlists according to your favourite artist or genre.
It offers ad-supported free music streaming along with affordable premium plans, making it one of the best music apps for Indian users.
4. Wynk Music
Being one of India’s first music streaming services, Wynk Music now has more than 70 million active monthly users. The app offers an extensive collection of songs across all major Indian languages.
Since Wynk Music is owned by Airtel, the app offers some amazing features and benefits for Airtel users. Non-Airtel users can also access the app’s features through various ad-supported plans.
Apart from a huge library of 30 million songs, users can also access several podcasts, short stories, celebrity interviews & many other features on Wynk Music.
5. Hungama Music
Owned by Hungama.com, this music streaming app offers an amazing collection of old Hindi songs along with regional music in all major Indian languages.
Hungama Music presents ad-free music to premium subscribers and free music streaming (with ads) to all other users. The app also offers access to short films, TV shows, stories for kids and other engaging content.
6. YouTube Music
Another music app that offers free (ad-supported) music streaming is YouTube music. The app has a vast collection of classic hits, movie songs, regional music and much more.
Apart from high-quality music streaming, you can also watch music videos on YouTube Music. This makes it one of the best music apps in India, especially for seniors.
7. Apple Music
Being one of India’s best music streaming services, Apple Music offers a collection of more than 60 million songs that range from pop music to classical hits.
Just like the other music apps in India, Apple Music offers ad-free music for premium users and ad-supported, free music streaming for all other users.
Although it is owned by Apple Inc., android users can also access Apple Music on their smartphones. This makes it an ideal choice for music lovers all over India.
This was our list of the best music apps for seniors in India. All of these apps offer high-quality music streaming with various ad-supported tiers.
These music apps are available for download on Google Play Store (for android users) and App Store (for iOS users).
So put on your headphones, relax your mind and start listening to all your favourite songs today.