Gear Of The Year: Best music streaming service of 2021

The race for lossless took us through many twists and turns, but this streaming service came out on top.

Apple Music
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WINNER: Apple Music

Price: £9.99/month after free trial
Contact: Apple

The streaming game was full of twists and turns this year, with players each racing to be the first to offer subscribers lossless and spatial audio. Apple Music has had a big year, rolling out both of those features at no additional cost, but it also provided a quality experience on top of that with quality audio programming via platforms such as Apple Music 1 and the Christmas themed From Apple Music With Love.

Also nominated:

  • Bandcamp
  • SoundCloud
  • Spotify
  • Tidal
  • Amazon Music HD

To check out other GOTY categories, click here.

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