Music

Music

There are more legal online music services in the UK than any other country in the world, making it easy for UK music fans to listen to their favourite songs at home or on the go.

Whether you are looking to download a song or album to keep, pay a monthly subscription to an ‘all you can hear’ service, or stream songs for free there is an online music service to suit you. Explore below.

Want to tell us about a genuine site?  We aim to have the most complete and up-to-date list of genuine sites, so if you spot something we’ve missed, please drop us a line using Twitter. Remember that we’ll only list sites that offer content legally (and we don’t cover artists who distribute directly to the public or any sort of user-generated content).

Download-to-own/Buy-to-keep

7digital

Download tracks, albums and videos. Locker storage service available for purchased tracks.

Amazing Tunes

Free on-demand streaming service featuring the best new and emerging artists. Download free tracks and buy music direct from artists.

Amazon

Music download and streaming service.

Apple Music

Music and video download store and streaming service.

ArtistXite

Curated download service with locker storage for purchased tracks. Multiple downloads in various formats. Extensive database with reviews, album credits and artist information.

Beatport

Specialist electronic and dance download store.

Bleep

Online store selling downloads, CDs, vinyl and merchandise from some of the world’s finest independent labels and suppliers.

Boomkat

Dedicated independent download store.

Chandos

Music download service offering multiple audio formats including MP3, Lossless, Surround Sound and Studio 24/96.

Classics Online

Subscription-based streaming and download service.

Digital Tunes

Download dj store for underground dance music tracks.

DJ Tunes

Online music store for all dance music genres.

eMusic

Subscription service for downloading music and audiobooks.

Google Play

Download, stream and store music.

HDTracks

High definition music downloads.

HIGHRESAUDIO

HIGHRESAUDIO is a high-resolution music download service. Offering only High-resolution 24bit-Studio Masters in FLAC, ALAC, DXD and DSD format.

HMV Digital

Download service for music and audiobooks.

iTunes

Music download service.

Jamster

Download store for music, ringtones and other mobile content.

Juno

Dance Music download service.

Mobile Chilli

Download store for music, music video and ringtone to mobile.

Onkyo Music

High-res music download service.

Presto Classical

Download store for classical music.

Primephonic

Hi-Res Classical Music downloads.

Technics

High resolution music download service.

Track It Down

Download service for dance and electronica music.

Traxsource

Download service for underground house and electronic downloads.

Streaming

Amazing Tunes

Free on-demand streaming service featuring the best new and emerging artists. Download free tracks and buy music direct from artists.

Amazon

Music download and streaming service.

Apple Music

Music and video download store and streaming service.

Classics Online

Subscription-based streaming and download service.

Deezer

Tiered streaming service offering music for free or for a monthly subscription fee.

Electric Jukebox

Stream millions of songs with no monthly subscription.

Google Play

Download, stream and store music.

Grammofy

Grammofy is a music streaming service helping you discover, enjoy and share classical music.

Jango

Custom internet radio station, driven by artist selection.

MTV

Streaming service for promos, live performances and TV shows.

MTV Trax

MTV music streaming app.

Musicovery

Streaming and recommendation service based around similar acts and mood. Offers click-through purchasing from iTunes and Amazon MP3.

MySpace

Free online streaming from artist profile pages.

Napster

Subscription service.

Naxos Music Library

Stream more than 1,000,000 tracks of Classical, Jazz, Rock, Nostalgia and World music.

Now Music Plus

Stream the latest NOW albums and biggest chart hits.

O2 Tracks

Music and video download store and streaming service.

Psonar

Pay-per-play streaming service.

Pulselocker

All the music you can play for a monthy fee.

Qobuz

High-definition music streaming subscription service.

Saavn

All the best Bollywood and Indian music, online and on the go.

Soundcloud

SoundCloud is a music and podcast streaming platform.

Spotify

Free on-demand streaming service and ad-free premium subscription service also available on mobile.

TIDAL

High definition music streaming and music video service.

Vevo

Free, premium music video platform available online and for mobile devices.

Vidzone

Free VOD (video on demand) service for PlayStation 3 owners.

Virgin Media Music

Cable TV subscription with on-demand video content.

YouTube

Free on-demand video streaming with click-through track purchasing from iTunes.

Cloud

7digital

Download tracks, albums and videos. Locker storage service available for purchased tracks.

ArtistXite

Curated download service with locker storage for purchased tracks. Multiple downloads in various formats. Extensive database with reviews, album credits and artist information.

Google Play

Download, stream and store music.

Social Media Service

Jango

Custom internet radio station, driven by artist selection.

Musicovery

Streaming and recommendation service based around similar acts and mood. Offers click-through purchasing from iTunes and Amazon MP3.