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.

Best audio quality

Its just best... its just German

Clearest sound ever!

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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!

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

5 Sony 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.


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6 Skullcandy

These headphones are great for skateboarding other active activities.

Just the best sound for the best price! They are much better then dr. Dre!


Beats suck in

Awesome company for audio

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7 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.

Best! No deny!

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8 Marshall
9 Shure
10 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!

The Contenders

11 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.

Koss are the best!

12 Philips 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.
13 Beyerdynamic
14 Bose

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

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

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15 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.

16 Hifiman
17 Urbanears
18 Etymotic
19 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

20 Pioneer
21 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.

22 Klipsch
23 JBL

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.

24 Sound Magic

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

Hey guys this product should on top ten, at least

25 Jaybird

They make the best Bluetooth earbuds on the market/

27 iHome
28 Razer
29 STREET by 50
30 Creative
31 1964 Ears
32 Apple 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.
33 Marley
34 German Maestro
35 Westone
36 Corsair

Very comfortable!

37 Enzatec
38 Roland
39 Jam
40 Steelseries
41 Zealot
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1. Sennheiser
2. Bang & Olufsen
3. Grado Labs
1. Shure
2. Sennheiser
3. Sony
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