Best Headphones Brands

The Top Ten

1 Sennheiser

Sennheiser honestly no doubt has the best sound quality for the best price. They are completely better than Dr. Dre beats. my $70 Sennheiser hd 429s has much more quality that the beats executive trust me my one friends who has the executives said he would rather have the Sennheiser. Ther sound is the clearest you can get and have amazing warm crisp bass. But if you are looking for a little more powerful bass on your headphones don't worry just download an equalizer and that can be easily fixed.

It produces so neutral and heart warming sound

Best audio quality

Its just best... its just German

2 Grado Labs

Mahogany + Open Back + Handwired = Best quality and sound-stage ever.

Grado Labs are the best headphones for the audiophile. Ranging from affordable ($70) to incredibly high priced ($1600), the Grado Labs hand-wired headphone range is truly a relic of ingenuity, taking sound to a different dimension and rocking it with pure bliss. Placing the sound in front of the design, you can be certain that these things can deliver the sound you wanted and more. Take a step back from the popular brands and check these things out. Ask anyone who has a pair and they will tell you that these finely crafted cans can spoil any ear. Check them out!

As perfect as Sennheiser and Shure... get dr fool/hipster headphones out of the list!

3 Audio-Technica

I have one and I know how it feels to put it on. Amazing!

Nice sound quality in affordable price.

Speaker like sound on headphones,

Awesome peice of sound


I love the sound charastics of AKG. The bass and highs are not to much. The mids are awesome. Design and comfort should be a bit better.

I think sennhieser is the best, but the reason I'm voting for AKG is because I think it should be at #2.

Have a pair of $34 K44s, sound AMAZING

AKG Roxz forever
Beats (apple) sucks 2 da max

5 Bang & Olufsen

Come on guys. Bang & Olufsen is awesome! Much better than Beats by Dr. Dre and Bose. Not better than Sennheiser or Skullcandy though. They're too good. But B&O is awesome.

I thing this should be second. It's so awesome!

6 Sony Sony Corporation, commonly referred to as Sony, is a Japanese multinational conglomerate corporation headquartered in Kōnan Minato, Tokyo, Japan.

Cool headsets at best price

Amazing sound from Sony.

Sony has some great sound and build quality,can't go wrong with their high end models.


7 Shure
8 Philips Koninklijke Philips N.V. is a Dutch technology company headquartered in Amsterdam with primary divisions focused in the areas of electronics, healthcare and lighting.
9 Koss

I've had KOSS headphones for as long as I can remember in my music interest. They are so defined, and just amazing.

The bass is crystal clear with Koss headphones.

'Hear is Believing'

Koss are the best!

10 Marshall


The Contenders

11 Beats by Dre

YOU really think it's got the best quality? Don't let the price fool YOU. I think you have never listen too any other brands or you have paid for it that you don't wanna accept the truth

If Dre wasn't famous Beats would be nothing. I like Dre's music, but Beats by Dre just make me feel like he wanted some extra money. - TheDarkReshiram

It doesn't provide the quality of sound for the money we pay.

Beats, number 7! They should be number one. If you actually coughed up the money you would agree. I have the Studio 2 and the Solo 2 wireless and I couldn't be happier.

12 Beyerdynamic
13 Skullcandy

They're just the best

LOVE SKULLCANDY... Best in style... Cost and yes sound...

Best headphones ever listened to... Love them

These headphones are great for skateboarding other active activities.

14 Hifiman

Hifiman make some of the best headphones in the world. They are pioneers of planar magnetic technology in headphones. From the entry level He400s, to the second best headphones in the world, the Shangri-la electrostatic system ($50,000), Hifiman delivers incredible sound quality despite a few quality control issues.

15 Bose

Beats? They break after a month. Bose however, lasts for years.

Best in the world

Amazing noise cancelling with ok sound qualities compare with the other noise cancelling headphones.

16 Monster

Why isn't this higher lol

The monster ntunes have crazy bass and are not muddy at all. they are the same price as skullcandy hesh 2 but have much more bass. monster manufactures beats.

17 Etymotic
18 Urbanears
19 JBL

Why is this not higher. They make good sound quality. - Userguy44

They are some of the best

Seriously? Why isn’t this higher up? Tell me one other headphones brand that has spent like 30 years perfecting their bass output. I will admit that they aren’t the only headphones with great bass, but they have it for a great price range and for every budget. I have JBL T450 BTs, and I use them for everything. I’m actually listening to music right now with them connected to my iPad. Jbl rules.

20 JVC

They manufacture headphones and earphones that will blow you away with their sound quality one they get a proper burn in. They have products for all budgets, I actually just ordered the HAMR60X.

21 Sol Republic

I have 5 pairs of SOLs, they're the first true lifestyle headphones. Not only do they sound far superior to Beats, they're virtually indestructible and have hundreds of customization options at extremely reasonable prices.

Better quality than beats, cheaper than sennheiser, and look better than audio-technica

22 Sound Magic

Amazing quality for a cheap price. They are just great.

Hey guys this product should on top ten, at least

Should be under top 10

23 Marley

Why isn't this higher? - Userguy44

24 Panasonic
25 Razer

My Kraken Pro V2 is a beast - tequila

26 Pioneer
27 Westone
28 Jaybird

They make the best Bluetooth earbuds on the market/


New, but really good sound and design. Urbanears looks exactly the same as the AIAIAI TMA-1 Dj.

30 iHome
31 STREET by 50
32 Creative
33 1964 Ears
34 Apple Apple Inc. is an American multinational technology company headquartered in Cupertino, California, that designs, develops, and sells consumer electronics, computer software, and online services.

AirPods are the most well worth in-ear headphones ever for iPhone users! They don't fall out, have all day battery life, and seamlessly switch between devices!

35 German Maestro
36 Klipsch
37 Corsair
38 Enzatec
39 Roland
40 Jam
41 Steelseries
42 Zealot
43 Mi Brand 42
44 Samsung
45 Avantree
46 Audeze
47 Brainwavz
48 Focal
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