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

I bought some Sennheiser headphones. - Userguy44

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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

AKG Roxz forever
Beats (apple) sucks 2 da max

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 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!

7 Shure
8 Marshall


9 Skullcandy

They're just the best

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

Best headphones ever listened to... Love them

Awesome company for audio

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10 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!

The Newcomers

? Focal

The Contenders

11 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.
12 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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13 Beyerdynamic
14 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.

15 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.

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 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 JBL

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

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.

21 Pioneer
22 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.

23 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

24 Klipsch
25 Marley

Why isn't this higher? - Userguy44

26 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.

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

Very comfortable!

37 Enzatec
38 Roland
39 Jam
40 Steelseries
41 Zealot
42 Mi Brand 42
43 Panasonic Panasonic
44 Samsung
45 Avantree
46 Audeze
47 Brainwavz
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1. Sennheiser
2. Bang & Olufsen
3. Grado Labs
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2. Sennheiser
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