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What Are the Best Headphones Brands in the US - March 2021

Matthew
Updated 21 January 2021
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Which Are the Best Headphones Brands?

We've checked the reviews, awards, popularity and specs of 780+ headphones and found that the best headphones brand is Sony. Sony headphones have received an average review score of 95% based on 2,380 reviews.

Sony is the No. 1 headphones brand

The 2nd best brand is JBL with an average review score of 95% (1,988 reviews) and the 3rd best brand is Sennheiser with an average review score of 93% (2,839 reviews).

#1
Japan
95%
95%
2,380 reviews
#2
JBL
95%
95%
1,988 reviews
#3
93%
93%
2,839 reviews
#4
AKG
88%
88%
219 reviews
#5
JVC
Japan
88%
88%
1,353 reviews
#6
88%
88%
3,100 reviews
#7
Beats
87%
87%
4,840 reviews
#8
Bose
85%
85%
2,177 reviews
#9
JLab
85%
85%
1,641 reviews
#10
Netherlands
85%
85%
94 reviews
#11
Shure
85%
85%
958 reviews
#12
JayBird
84%
84%
862 reviews
#13
Jabra
84%
84%
1,112 reviews
#14
Soundcore
83%
83%
571 reviews
#15
Plantronics
83%
83%
1,248 reviews
#16
83%
83%
1,038 reviews
#17
Koss
83%
83%
920 reviews
#18
JLab Audio
82%
82%
2 reviews
#19
Urbanista
81%
81%
103 reviews
#20
Urbanears
81%
81%
176 reviews
#21
79%
79%
479 reviews
#22
Razer
79%
79%
874 reviews
#23
1More
78%
78%
161 reviews
#24
Monster
78%
78%
441 reviews
#25
Audeze
78%
78%
79 reviews
#26
Focal
78%
78%
79 reviews
#27
Bowers & Wilkins
77%
77%
568 reviews
#28
Apple
77%
77%
1,297 reviews
#29
Bang & Olufsen
77%
77%
288 reviews
#30
Yamaha
77%
77%
44 reviews
#31
RHA
77%
77%
67 reviews
#32
Beyerdynamic
76%
76%
104 reviews
#33
Samsung
South Korea
76%
76%
788 reviews
#34
Japan
76%
76%
3 reviews
#35
Steelseries
75%
75%
814 reviews
#36
KRK
75%
75%
64 reviews
#37
Huawei
73%
73%
35 reviews
#38
Marshall
73%
73%
19 reviews
#39
73%
73%
10 reviews
#40
Master & Dynamic
73%
73%
171 reviews
#41
Kingston
73%
73%
47 reviews
#42
LG
South Korea
73%
73%
3 reviews
#43
Veho
73%
73%
3 reviews
#44
Audiofly
73%
73%
49 reviews
#45
YURBUDS
73%
73%
478 reviews
#46
Libratone
72%
72%
106 reviews
#47
FiiO
72%
72%
31 reviews
#48
Fitbit
72%
72%
26 reviews
#49
OnePlus
71%
71%
87 reviews
#50
Turtle Beach
71%
71%
948 reviews
#51
Logitech
Switzerland
70%
70%
191 reviews
#52
70%
70%
13 reviews
#53
Aftershokz
70%
70%
102 reviews
#54
Edifier
70%
70%
12 reviews
#55
FIIL
69%
69%
31 reviews
#56
Brainwavz
69%
69%
23 reviews
#57
Braven
69%
69%
6 reviews
#58
68%
68%
6 reviews
#59
Sudio
68%
68%
43 reviews
#60
HiFiMAN
68%
68%
17 reviews
#61
Denon
68%
68%
12 reviews
#62
JAM
68%
68%
2 reviews
#63
Betron
68%
68%
597 reviews
#64
ifrogz
67%
67%
25 reviews
#65
NAD
67%
67%
26 reviews
#66
Microsoft
67%
67%
35 reviews
#67
66%
66%
2 reviews
#68
SOL REPUBLIC
66%
66%
10 reviews
#69
Grado Labs
66%
66%
195 reviews
#70
Lenovo
China
66%
66%
4 reviews
#71
Crazybaby
66%
66%
17 reviews
#72
EARIN
65%
65%
17 reviews
#73
Moki
65%
65%
19 reviews
#74
Westone
65%
65%
3 reviews
#75
Accutone
65%
65%
6 reviews
#76
HyperX
65%
65%
826 reviews
#77
Coloud
65%
65%
2 reviews
#78
JAYS
65%
65%
58 reviews
#79
Optoma
Taiwan
65%
65%
28 reviews
#80
64%
64%
10 reviews
#81
Nuheara
64%
64%
19 reviews
#82
Wicked Audio
64%
64%
0 reviews
#83
Happy Plugs
64%
64%
3 reviews
#84
Teufel
63%
63%
41 reviews
#85
Plantronic
63%
63%
5 reviews
#86
Bragi
62%
62%
64 reviews
#87
Harman Kardon
62%
62%
2 reviews
#88
Cyber Acoustics
62%
62%
0 reviews
#89
Nokia
62%
62%
6 reviews
#90
Klipsch
61%
61%
0 reviews
#91
Corsair
61%
61%
968 reviews
#92
Anker
61%
61%
13 reviews
#93
DEFUNC
61%
61%
2 reviews
#94
Scosche
61%
61%
1 review
#95
Cowin
61%
61%
5 reviews
#96
iHip
60%
60%
0 reviews
#97
Ultrasone
60%
60%
3 reviews
#98
Google
59%
59%
78 reviews
#99
Sandberg
59%
59%
10 reviews
#100
Mackie
59%
59%
0 reviews
#101
Cygnett
59%
59%
7 reviews
#102
CAD Audio
59%
59%
0 reviews
#103
SOUL
59%
59%
4 reviews
#104
Volkano
58%
58%
0 reviews
#105
Motorola
58%
58%
3 reviews
#106
Kensington
58%
58%
0 reviews
#107
Sephia
58%
58%
0 reviews
#108
DearEar
58%
58%
3 reviews
#109
Sentry
57%
57%
0 reviews
#110
Adesso
57%
57%
0 reviews
#111
Tascam
56%
56%
0 reviews
#112
Reloop
56%
56%
0 reviews
#113
Adidas
56%
56%
0 reviews
#114
Rockville
56%
56%
0 reviews
#115
Stax
56%
56%
0 reviews
#116
Power Acoustik
55%
55%
0 reviews
#117
Fitness Technologies
55%
55%
0 reviews
#118
Verbatim
54%
54%
0 reviews
#119
Tracer
54%
54%
0 reviews
#120
AIAIAI
54%
54%
0 reviews
#121
Direct Sound
54%
54%
0 reviews
#122
Califone
54%
54%
0 reviews
#123
Wraps
54%
54%
0 reviews
#124
Numark
53%
53%
0 reviews
#125
Dynamode
53%
53%
0 reviews
#126
Vivitar
53%
53%
0 reviews
#127
Belkin
53%
53%
0 reviews
#128
VisionTek
53%
53%
0 reviews
#129
Avid
53%
53%
0 reviews
#130
Cord Cruncher
52%
52%
0 reviews
#131
HP
United States
52%
52%
0 reviews
#132
BuddyPhones
52%
52%
0 reviews
#133
Xblitz
52%
52%
0 reviews
#134
Hamilton Buhl
51%
51%
0 reviews
#135
Tribe
51%
51%
0 reviews
#136
Aluratek
51%
51%
0 reviews
#137
Samson
51%
51%
0 reviews
#138
Senso
51%
51%
0 reviews
#139
Altec Lansing
51%
51%
0 reviews
#140
Logik
United Kingdom
51%
51%
0 reviews
#141
Lasmex
51%
51%
0 reviews
#142
Groov-e
51%
51%
0 reviews
#143
Vivanco
51%
51%
0 reviews
#144
Grado
51%
51%
0 reviews
#145
Cardas Audio
51%
51%
0 reviews
#146
Blue Microphones
51%
51%
0 reviews
#147
SMS Audio
51%
51%
0 reviews
#148
Noontec
51%
51%
0 reviews
#149
Asus
Taiwan
51%
51%
1 review
#150
Puro Sound Labs
50%
50%
0 reviews
#151
B&O
50%
50%
0 reviews
#152
Xqisit
50%
50%
0 reviews
#153
Waverly Labs
50%
50%
0 reviews
#154
Quad
50%
50%
0 reviews

Which Headphones Brands Do Experts Rate Highest?

Now let's consider only the headphones reviews given by expert review sites. The table below compares the average review score given to each of the top headphones brands by each of the expert review sites. The best review score from each review source is highlighted in green. We then average this table up to determine the overall best brand according to experts.

Expert reviews indicate the best TV brands are Sennheiser and Bose.
Average Review Score Sennheiser Bose Plantronics Beats Jabra
CNET.com logo
77%
23 reviews
81%
29 reviews
75%
15 reviews
75%
25 reviews
75%
9 reviews
Lydogbilde.no logo
77%
24 reviews
77%
18 reviews
67%
9 reviews
79%
13 reviews
83%
9 reviews
PC Mag logo
82%
13 reviews
80%
7 reviews
80%
5 reviews
74%
5 reviews
73%
4 reviews
Techradar logo
89%
6 reviews
80%
3 reviews
75%
9 reviews
71%
7 reviews
85%
2 reviews
Les Numeriques.com logo
85%
8 reviews
88%
5 reviews
88%
5 reviews
67%
3 reviews
75%
4 reviews
whathifi.com logo
82%
10 reviews
94%
7 reviews
60%
1 review
75%
4 reviews
60%
1 review
Trusted Reviews logo
76%
8 reviews
76%
5 reviews
80%
3 reviews
58%
3 reviews
35%
1 review
soundguys.com logo
77%
1 review
82%
5 reviews
82%
5 reviews
75%
4 reviews
83%
4 reviews
Digitaltrends.com logo
81%
7 reviews
75%
2 reviews
80%
2 reviews
70%
1 review
78%
4 reviews
Pocket Lint logo
84%
5 reviews
90%
4 reviews
85%
2 reviews
85%
4 reviews
90%
1 review
tomsguide.com logo
75%
2 reviews
86%
5 reviews
78%
4 reviews
70%
2 reviews
95%
2 reviews
altomdata.dk logo
87%
3 reviews
87%
3 reviews
84%
5 reviews
80%
4 reviews
Expert Reviews logo
84%
5 reviews
80%
4 reviews
80%
2 reviews
87%
3 reviews
01net.com logo
73%
3 reviews
86%
4 reviews
72%
3 reviews
74%
4 reviews
stuff.tv logo
100%
2 reviews
88%
5 reviews
80%
4 reviews
90%
2 reviews
tweakers.net logo
88%
5 reviews
83%
6 reviews
100%
1 review
Good Gear Guide.com.au logo
80%
3 reviews
81%
4 reviews
72%
3 reviews
70%
1 review
80%
1 review
M3.idg.se logo
90%
2 reviews
76%
5 reviews
75%
2 reviews
80%
1 review
70%
2 reviews
gadgetguy.com.au logo
80%
1 review
87%
3 reviews
88%
5 reviews
91%
2 reviews
92%
1 review
komputerswiat.pl logo
93%
2 reviews
89%
4 reviews
51%
1 review
94%
4 reviews
Other Expert Sites
76%
220 reviews
79%
208 reviews
74%
149 reviews
70%
110 reviews
70%
127 reviews
Average
83%
353 reviews
83%
336 reviews
77%
231 reviews
76%
200 reviews
77%
178 reviews

Which Headphones Brands Have Recieved the Most Industry Awards?

Expert review sites issue industry awards to the very best headphones. Below we add up the total number of industry awards issued by each review site to each brand.

Sennheiser headphones have received the most industry awards with a total of 103 awards.
Number of Awards Sennheiser Bose Plantronics Beats Jabra
Lydogbilde.no logo
10
7
3
7
5
altomdata.dk logo
3
2
3
3
PC Mag logo
3
4
1
1
Digitaltrends.com logo
4
2
3
Pocket Lint logo
2
3
1
1
1
01net.com logo
1
3
1
2
Techradar logo
3
2
1
1
Les Numeriques.com logo
2
1
2
1
1
digitallife.se logo
2
2
2
1
tomsguide.com logo
3
2
2
M3.idg.se logo
2
2
1
1
1
Expert Reviews logo
3
1
1
2
CNET.com logo
2
3
2
tek.no logo
2
2
2
avforums.com logo
5
1
onheadphones.com logo
5
1
Mobil.se logo
2
1
2
gadgetgear.nl logo
3
1
1
hardware.info logo
2
1
1
1
innerfidelity.com logo
1
4
Other Expert Sites
48
32
25
12
26
Total
103
76
50
29
48
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