15 Best music players for Android

Best music players for Android in 2017

Android acclaimed for its flexibility, customization and for the availability of enormous apps for our every need. When it comes to entertainment Android has a wide range of multimedia and fun apps available in Google Play Store. For the music lover, Google Play Music offers the cloud streaming functions along with conventional features but if you’re looking for something better and new, you can turn to one or more these best music players for android for more audio quality, sound control, and effects. Whether you are a casual listener or crazy music lover prepared with a thousand of songs we have the best music player app for your need.

Whether you are a casual listener or crazy music lover prepared with a thousand of songs. This list contains all the best music player for Android in 2017.

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6 Best Music Player Apps for Android in 2017 (Free and paid)

Google Play Music

YouTube Music
YouTube Music
Developer: Google LLC
Price: Free

google play music for android

Google play music is a default pre-loaded app on most of the Android phones. This audio player offers a number of additional features than a conventional music player. It offers entire Google Play catalogue along with Youtube Red, for this you need to subscribe to Google Play Music. Google introduced a pretty smart upload manager that lets you add up 50,000 songs from iTunes or any other program where you are currently storing your music.

The best thing about this app is that it is ad-free

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Poweramp music player

Poweramp music player app offers a bunch of feature for music lovers. It supports a wide range of audio formats. It offers high-quality sound with 10-band graphic equalizer for user preferences, support for lyrics, .cue files, and much more handy features include tag editor, fast library searching, home and lock screen widgets and numerous visual and setting customizations makes Poweramp music app is one of the best choices for everyday music listeners.

Poweramp app is available free for a 15-days after that you need to upgrade with a $3.99

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BlackPlayer Music Player
BlackPlayer Music Player
Developer: FifthSource
Price: Free

Black player for Android

BlackPlayer is simple yet most elegant music player app that gives you the best music experience. It operates on a tab structure with lots of customization options. You can keep the tabs that only you want and you can also remove unwanted tabs. It also offers a bunch of features include the graphic equalizer, widgets, scrobbling, tag editor, themes, and support for most commonly used music files. It’s delightfully lite, fast and this music player is a  fantastic option for slow Android phones.

The free version of Black Player has limited features but this music player worth a shot

n7player Music Player

n7player Music Player
n7player Music Player

n7player for Android

The n7player Music Player app is one of the popular Android apps. Its unique design and simple interface make this app great. You can access all your music files through its unique surface search feature. The n7player Music app supports a wide range of audio formats including mp3, mp4, m4a, mid, ogg, mkv*, flac, aac, etc.

It has some impressive features like the 10-band graphic equalizer with Bass and treble controls, for amazing audio quality.


Phonograph Music Player
Phonograph Music Player
Developer: Karim Abou Zeid
Price: Free

Phonograph for Android

Phonograph is a sleek-looking Android music player app. The simple and clean user interface and metallic looks provide best users experience. It hides features like tag editing and playlist management behind contextual menus. Those who want to keep it simple with great user experience, then it is the best choice, though you might need an extra tap or two to get to features like the sleep timer or equalizer.

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Doubletwist music player

With support for music, podcasts, and radio, DoubleTwist is one of the best Android music player apps. The ‘Magic Radio’ feature of the app provides a customized mix of songs based on your existing library, and you can use DoubleTwist to instantly sync iTunes or Windows Media Player playlists from your PC to your phone via USB. The DoubleTwist app is as stylish as it is functional, with a refreshed design, artist bios, and photos that accompany your favourite tracks. DoubleTwist can stream songs to your Xbox 360, PS3 and other devices.

Pulsar Music Player

Pulsar Music Player
Pulsar Music Player
Developer: Rhythm Software
Price: Free

Pulsar music player

Pulsar is tiny, ad-free and full featured audio player with material design. So if you want a light but good music player, then this is the one. Pulsar music player is a free app with no advertisement, and the best thing is the number of features you getting on this app (considering the size of the app).

Some major features are:

User interface and animation with material design.

Manage and play music by album, artist, folder, and genre.

Smart playlists with most played, recently played and newly added tracks.

Automatic sync missing album/artist images.

Home screen widget.

Gapless playback support.

Built-in tag editor.

Display lyrics (embedded only).

Chromecast (Google Cast) support.

Disable car autoplay on Bluetooth.

Last.fm scrobbling.

Various colourful themes.

Sleep timer

Pulsar support many music file types including mp3, aac, flac, ogg, wav and etc.

Musixmatch Lyrics

Musixmatch: lyrics finder
Musixmatch: lyrics finder
Developer: Musixmatch
Price: Free

Musicmatch Lyrics

Musicmatch is the app which I use on my device. With a beautiful app design and few extra features, this app is a must try for music lovers.

As the name suggests, this music player shows you the lyrics of any song. You can use many services like Spotify, Youtube, Pandora, Apple Music, SoundCloud, Google Play Music etc. You can also watch the lyrics through a floating widget, same like the Messenger floating bubble.

The feature which I like the most is that you can Identify and get the lyrics to any song that’s playing around you with one tap. There are many apps for this task, but Musicmatch gives you a music player and tons of other features with it. You can also search a song by its lyrics (One line of the song).

Stellio Music Player

Stellio Music Player
Stellio Music Player
Developer: Stellio Team
Price: Free+

Stellio music player

Stellio Player is a self-proclaimed leader among players. The player has an audio engine that controls 12 bands equalizer with a lot of audio effects.

The design is very polished and flexible. Every detail is well thought through. Player’s elements adapt to the color of current album art for full immersion into musical atmosphere.

For those who love to customize things, this music player comes with 5 high-quality themes which not only change colors but make complete metamorphose.


Developer: Artem Izmaylov
Price: Free

AIMP supports tons of formats like .ape; .mpga ;mp3; .wav; .ogg; .umx; .mod; .mo3; .it; .s3m; .mtm; .xm; .aac; .flac; .mp4; .m4a; .m4b; .mpc; .wv; .opus; .dsf; .dff; .tta.

Other features are:
CUE Sheet support
Playback speed control
Balance control
10-band equalizer
Themes: built-in dark and light version of the Bliss skin, support custom themes.
Internet radio
HTTP Live Streaming
Automatic detection of data encoding in tags
An ability to play files from the File Manager applications
Widget for the lock screen

Pi Music Player

Pi music player

Pi Music Player is one of the best Music Player, beautifully crafted with Material Design and packed with some good features. This music player got an inbuilt Equalizer, which gives you a great music hearing experience.

User Interface is crisp and clean and there is a file manager to search the music files.

The unique feature of this music player is the mp3 cutter. You can cut any song and use that as our Ringtone.


Built-in 5 Band Equalizer with Bass Boost, 3D Reverb Effects, Virtualizer & 10 amazing presets.

Pi Power Share

Sleep Timer.

Edit metadata about tracks, albums, artists, genres.

Four themes to start with Gloss Theme, Light Theme, Dark Theme and Black Theme.

Widget Support.

Dub Music Player + Equalizer

Dubz music player

Dub Music Player + Equalizer is also a good music player for Android with bass booster and music equalizer.

The music player is light weight and offers some beautiful visualizers designs.


Five-band equalizer

Support many music formats such as MP3, WAV, AAC, FLAC, 3GP, OGG, MIDI etc

Visual sound spectrum

5 inbuilt themes

Home and Lock screen widget

Speed and Pitch control

JetAudio HD Music Player

jetAudio Hi-Res Music Player
jetAudio Hi-Res Music Player
Developer: Team Jet
Price: Free

jetAudio is a music player with 10/20 bands graphic equalizer and various sound effects. It is the highest rated and most downloaded media player on CNET.COM.

It comes with 32 equalizer and 10/20 bands graphic equalizer and other advanced playback functions like playback speed control, crossfading, AGC and much more.

Using the paid version will give you some extra features like:

20-bands graphic equalizer

Tag Editor (MP3, FLAC, OGG, M4A)

Display lyrics in tag (Unsynchronized lyrics)

14 app widgets

Adjust FF/REW interval

Expanded notification bar (for JB)

And the free version will give the features like:

Speed control from 50% to 200% (pitch adjusted)

Lock screens

Shake to play next/previous track

Supporting formats:

MP3, WAV, OGG, FLAC, M4A, MPC, TTA, WV, APE, MOD (module formats S3M, IT), SPX, OPUS, AIFF

Shuttle Music Player

Shuttle Music Player (Legacy)
Shuttle Music Player (Legacy)
Developer: SimpleCity
Price: Free

Shuttle music player

Shuttle Music Player is a lightweight and powerful open source music player for Android.

With Features like:

Built in 6-band equalizer with bass boost

Gapless playback


Automatic artwork downloading

Theme options, including light & dark mode

Last.fm Scrobbling

Open source

PlayerPro Music Player

PlayerPro Music Player
PlayerPro Music Player
Developer: BlastOn SA
Price: Free

Playerpro music player

PlayerPro offers you many configuration options. There is a choice of several plugins to complement it: Skins, DSP Pack, Widget Pack …

Key features

Album artwork, artist/composer pictures, and genre illustrations

Skins to Change the Interface

View/edit the lyrics embedded in the ID3 tags of your music files.

5 band graphic equalizer with 15 default presets

Music stats and smart playlists

2 lock screen widgets with many customization options

5 different home screen widgets. All widgets are customizable and skinnable

Shake to play next/previous song

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