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

Matthew
Updated 24 May 2021
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Which Are the Best Headphones Brands?

We've checked the reviews, awards, popularity and specs of 770+ headphones and found that the best headphones brand is JBL. JBL headphones have received an average review score of 95% based on 3,296 reviews.

JBL is the No. 1 headphones brand

The 2nd best brand is Sony with an average review score of 94% (2,385 reviews) and the 3rd best brand is Sennheiser with an average review score of 93% (2,809 reviews).

#1
JBL
95%
95%
3,296 reviews
#2
Japan
94%
94%
2,385 reviews
#3
93%
93%
2,809 reviews
#4
AKG
89%
89%
283 reviews
#5
88%
88%
5,898 reviews
#6
JVC
Japan
88%
88%
1,001 reviews
#7
Beats
87%
87%
60 reviews
#8
Netherlands
87%
87%
307 reviews
#9
Bose
87%
87%
5,133 reviews
#10
Shure
86%
86%
1,046 reviews
#11
Jabra
86%
86%
3,874 reviews
#12
JLab
84%
84%
2,064 reviews
#13
Plantronics
84%
84%
2,132 reviews
#14
JayBird
83%
83%
1,755 reviews
#15
Urbanista
83%
83%
184 reviews
#16
Koss
83%
83%
934 reviews
#17
83%
83%
1,050 reviews
#18
Soundcore
83%
83%
1,519 reviews
#19
Urbanears
80%
80%
200 reviews
#20
JLab Audio
79%
79%
3 reviews
#21
Razer
79%
79%
1,875 reviews
#22
1More
79%
79%
280 reviews
#23
Audeze
78%
78%
117 reviews
#24
Focal
78%
78%
105 reviews
#25
Bowers & Wilkins
78%
78%
786 reviews
#26
78%
78%
71 reviews
#27
Bang & Olufsen
77%
77%
431 reviews
#28
Aftershokz
77%
77%
423 reviews
#29
Beyerdynamic
76%
76%
136 reviews
#30
Yamaha
76%
76%
46 reviews
#31
RHA
76%
76%
86 reviews
#32
Japan
75%
75%
3 reviews
#33
Huawei
75%
75%
402 reviews
#34
Steelseries
75%
75%
2,808 reviews
#35
Master & Dynamic
75%
75%
321 reviews
#36
LG
South Korea
75%
75%
45 reviews
#37
74%
74%
12 reviews
#38
Monster
74%
74%
449 reviews
#39
YURBUDS
74%
74%
476 reviews
#40
Marshall
73%
73%
20 reviews
#41
Samsung
South Korea
73%
73%
893 reviews
#42
Kingston
73%
73%
65 reviews
#43
KRK
73%
73%
64 reviews
#44
Apple
73%
73%
1,742 reviews
#45
Veho
73%
73%
3 reviews
#46
Libratone
73%
73%
168 reviews
#47
SOL REPUBLIC
72%
72%
38 reviews
#48
Microsoft
71%
71%
244 reviews
#49
OnePlus
71%
71%
141 reviews
#50
FIIL
71%
71%
59 reviews
#51
Fitbit
71%
71%
26 reviews
#52
FiiO
70%
70%
34 reviews
#53
Turtle Beach
70%
70%
965 reviews
#54
Sudio
69%
69%
56 reviews
#55
Audiofly
69%
69%
59 reviews
#56
Happy Plugs
69%
69%
11 reviews
#57
Edifier
69%
69%
15 reviews
#58
69%
69%
13 reviews
#59
HiFiMAN
68%
68%
18 reviews
#60
Braven
68%
68%
13 reviews
#61
ifrogz
68%
68%
33 reviews
#62
Betron
68%
68%
566 reviews
#63
DearEar
67%
67%
6 reviews
#64
Logitech
Switzerland
67%
67%
66 reviews
#65
Optoma
Taiwan
67%
67%
33 reviews
#66
Lenovo
China
67%
67%
6 reviews
#67
Harman Kardon
67%
67%
10 reviews
#68
Brainwavz
67%
67%
26 reviews
#69
JAM
67%
67%
5 reviews
#70
Westone
66%
66%
6 reviews
#71
DEFUNC
66%
66%
8 reviews
#72
NAD
66%
66%
28 reviews
#73
65%
65%
10 reviews
#74
Blue Microphones
65%
65%
32 reviews
#75
EARIN
65%
65%
18 reviews
#76
Denon
65%
65%
12 reviews
#77
Moki
65%
65%
19 reviews
#78
Accutone
65%
65%
6 reviews
#79
HyperX
65%
65%
800 reviews
#80
Nuheara
64%
64%
25 reviews
#81
Teufel
64%
64%
67 reviews
#82
64%
64%
10 reviews
#83
Wicked Audio
64%
64%
0 reviews
#84
Cygnett
64%
64%
7 reviews
#85
Definitive Technology
63%
63%
9 reviews
#86
Coloud
63%
63%
2 reviews
#87
Cowin
63%
63%
11 reviews
#88
Crazybaby
63%
63%
23 reviews
#89
Anker
62%
62%
13 reviews
#90
Bragi
62%
62%
67 reviews
#91
Klipsch
61%
61%
0 reviews
#92
Corsair
61%
61%
959 reviews
#93
Cyber Acoustics
61%
61%
0 reviews
#94
Motorola
61%
61%
7 reviews
#95
Mackie
60%
60%
0 reviews
#96
Scosche
60%
60%
2 reviews
#97
Ultrasone
59%
59%
5 reviews
#98
Sandberg
59%
59%
10 reviews
#99
Google
59%
59%
164 reviews
#100
iHip
59%
59%
0 reviews
#101
Tascam
58%
58%
0 reviews
#102
SOUL
58%
58%
4 reviews
#103
CAD Audio
58%
58%
0 reviews
#104
Adesso
57%
57%
0 reviews
#105
Volkano
57%
57%
0 reviews
#106
Belkin
57%
57%
0 reviews
#107
Ausounds
56%
56%
0 reviews
#108
Kensington
56%
56%
0 reviews
#109
Adidas
56%
56%
0 reviews
#110
Rockville
56%
56%
0 reviews
#111
Stax
55%
55%
0 reviews
#112
Sentry
55%
55%
0 reviews
#113
Reloop
55%
55%
0 reviews
#114
PureGear
55%
55%
1 review
#115
Fitness Technologies
55%
55%
0 reviews
#116
Sephia
55%
55%
0 reviews
#117
Power Acoustik
54%
54%
0 reviews
#118
Direct Sound
54%
54%
0 reviews
#119
AIAIAI
54%
54%
0 reviews
#120
Verbatim
54%
54%
0 reviews
#121
Califone
53%
53%
0 reviews
#122
Senso
53%
53%
0 reviews
#123
Numark
53%
53%
0 reviews
#124
Vivitar
53%
53%
0 reviews
#125
Dynamode
53%
53%
0 reviews
#126
Avid
52%
52%
0 reviews
#127
BuddyPhones
52%
52%
0 reviews
#128
Cord Cruncher
52%
52%
0 reviews
#129
Xblitz
51%
51%
0 reviews
#130
Hamilton Buhl
51%
51%
0 reviews
#131
Altec Lansing
51%
51%
0 reviews
#132
Tribe
51%
51%
0 reviews
#133
Aluratek
51%
51%
0 reviews
#134
Logik
United Kingdom
51%
51%
0 reviews
#135
Supersonic
United States
51%
51%
0 reviews
#136
Grado
51%
51%
0 reviews
#137
Mymanu
51%
51%
0 reviews
#138
Samson
51%
51%
0 reviews
#139
Vivanco
51%
51%
1 review
#140
Lasmex
51%
51%
0 reviews
#141
Noontec
51%
51%
0 reviews
#142
Vic Firth
51%
51%
0 reviews
#143
Groov-e
51%
51%
0 reviews
#144
HP
United States
51%
51%
0 reviews
#145
Asus
Taiwan
50%
50%
2 reviews
#146
B&O
50%
50%
0 reviews
#147
Xqisit
50%
50%
1 review
#148
Puro Sound Labs
50%
50%
0 reviews
#149
Honor
50%
50%
57 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 brand is Bose.
Average Review Score Jabra Sennheiser Bose Plantronics JBL
Lydogbilde.no logo
88%
21 reviews
78%
31 reviews
73%
22 reviews
70%
12 reviews
72%
23 reviews
CNET.com logo
75%
16 reviews
78%
25 reviews
82%
35 reviews
75%
16 reviews
72%
9 reviews
PC Mag logo
78%
10 reviews
83%
15 reviews
80%
7 reviews
78%
8 reviews
75%
18 reviews
Techradar logo
83%
8 reviews
90%
9 reviews
80%
5 reviews
76%
8 reviews
83%
4 reviews
soundguys.com logo
78%
10 reviews
77%
5 reviews
80%
5 reviews
82%
7 reviews
74%
4 reviews
Les Numeriques.com logo
80%
7 reviews
82%
9 reviews
85%
4 reviews
88%
5 reviews
65%
4 reviews
whathifi.com logo
60%
3 reviews
82%
12 reviews
97%
7 reviews
60%
1 review
72%
5 reviews
Digitaltrends.com logo
83%
8 reviews
81%
7 reviews
80%
3 reviews
80%
2 reviews
68%
4 reviews
altomdata.dk logo
80%
5 reviews
85%
4 reviews
87%
3 reviews
80%
8 reviews
85%
4 reviews
Trusted Reviews logo
72%
3 reviews
78%
11 reviews
76%
5 reviews
80%
2 reviews
85%
2 reviews
M3.idg.se logo
75%
4 reviews
87%
3 reviews
73%
6 reviews
77%
3 reviews
100%
7 reviews
hifitest.de logo
78%
4 reviews
84%
7 reviews
95%
4 reviews
80%
1 review
76%
5 reviews
ereviews.dk logo
89%
9 reviews
87%
3 reviews
80%
4 reviews
75%
2 reviews
01net.com logo
86%
4 reviews
73%
3 reviews
87%
5 reviews
71%
4 reviews
70%
2 reviews
Pocket Lint logo
90%
4 reviews
85%
6 reviews
92%
5 reviews
85%
2 reviews
Expert Reviews logo
90%
2 reviews
83%
6 reviews
84%
5 reviews
80%
2 reviews
80%
1 review
Mobil.se logo
71%
7 reviews
77%
3 reviews
90%
1 review
60%
5 reviews
Good Gear Guide.com.au logo
77%
3 reviews
77%
3 reviews
78%
5 reviews
73%
4 reviews
55%
1 review
digit.in logo
76%
7 reviews
66%
3 reviews
82%
2 reviews
71%
1 review
70%
3 reviews
tek.no logo
85%
5 reviews
90%
2 reviews
82%
3 reviews
83%
3 reviews
88%
2 reviews
Other Expert Sites
72%
308 reviews
76%
278 reviews
79%
249 reviews
73%
189 reviews
69%
146 reviews
Average
79%
448 reviews
81%
442 reviews
82%
383 reviews
78%
283 reviews
75%
251 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.

Jabra headphones have received the most industry awards with a total of 141 awards.
Number of Awards Jabra Sennheiser Bose Plantronics JBL
Lydogbilde.no logo
14
14
6
4
5
altomdata.dk logo
5
5
2
5
6
Digitaltrends.com logo
7
4
1
2
2
Pocket Lint logo
4
3
4
1
Mobil.se logo
5
3
1
3
M3.idg.se logo
2
3
3
1
3
tek.no logo
4
1
2
2
2
Techradar logo
2
4
2
1
2
CNET.com logo
4
3
4
Trusted Reviews logo
2
5
3
1
tomsguide.com logo
4
4
2
Expert Reviews logo
1
4
3
1
nikktech.com logo
6
1
2
PC Mag logo
3
4
2
areadvd.de logo
2
6
avforums.com logo
5
1
1
hardware.info logo
3
2
1
1
dinside.no/data logo
6
1
Chip.de logo
3
2
1
1
gadgetgear.nl logo
3
2
1
1
Other Expert Sites
66
76
49
31
21
Total
141
137
96
55
56
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