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From cheap earbuds to replace the ones that came with your phone to high-end over-ear headphones, our experts (and our listening panels) have found the best headphones in every category so you can get the best sound for your buck. We list both wired and wireless options to make sure you can listen to your favorite songs or podcasts in every situation you might want to.

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  • The Best Wireless Headphones

    The Best Wireless Headphones

    by Lauren Dragan

    We reviewed all the best wireless headphones, including over-ear, earbuds, and true wireless, to find the best for you.

  • The Best Headphones

    The Best Headphones

    by Lauren Dragan

    We’ve tested several hundred headphones, including wireless, noise-cancelling, and even kids headphones, to pick the best headphones in each category.

  • The Best Everyday Audiophile Headphones

    The Best Everyday Audiophile Headphones

    by Lauren Dragan and Brent Butterworth

    Audiophile headphones focus on delivering the best sound quality, period. We’ve tested hundreds of them and selected our favorites for specific uses.

  • The Best Kids Headphones

    The Best Kids Headphones

    by Lauren Dragan and Brent Butterworth

    We tested 30 volume-limiting headphones and talked to experts at the WHO and the CDC; while many didn’t work as claimed, the Puro BT2200 is the best option.

  • The Best Wireless TV Headphones

    The Best Wireless TV Headphones

    by Daniel Varghese and Lauren Dragan

    After spending dozens of hours researching wireless TV headphone systems and testing 20, we’re confident that the Sennheiser RS 165 is the one you should get.

  • The Best Headphones Under $100

    The Best Headphones Under $100

    by Lauren Dragan

    If you’re looking for backup headphones or just don’t want to spend a lot, we reviewed all the best cheap headphones for you.

  • The Best Earbuds

    The Best Earbuds

    by Lauren Dragan

    The Campfire Audio Comet has an accurate, natural sound, excellent build quality, and a replaceable cable with a three-button remote/mic.

  • The Best Earplugs for Concerts

    The Best Earplugs for Concerts

    by Lauren Dragan

    While custom earplugs are best for pro musicians and regular concert-goers, we like the Loop Earplugs for the occasional concert, club, or spin class.

  • The Best Over-Ear Headphones

    The Best Over-Ear Headphones

    by Lauren Dragan

    Whether you’re looking for the best sound or just to cancel out the noise, we’ve picked the best headphones for anyone who wants an immersive experience.

  • The Best Bluetooth Headphone Adapter

    The Best Bluetooth Headphone Adapter

    by R. Matthew Ward and Daniel Varghese

    If you want to use your favorite wired headphones over a wireless connection, the easy-to-use FiiO μBTR is the best Bluetooth headphone adapter we’ve tested.