Top 5 Music Download Apps for Android and IOS in Africa

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In the era of streaming services and online radio stations, there are Top 5 apps that you can get all your favourite music from your favourite artiste in Africa.

However, exclusively streaming music is all well as it helps the artiste gain. Thankfully, there are a lot of streaming services in Africa but only a few a easily accessible and the best.

Here are the download apps for Android and iOS.


Boomplay Music is a media streaming and download service developed by Transsnet Music Limited. On Boomplay, you can Listen to and download the all your favourite African and international music.

The Apps has categories for all your favourite genre be it gospel music, traditional music, or simply want to enjoy the latest Afrobeats tracks. You can download millions of songs for free to play offline to save data and enjoy all your favourite songs without an internet connection.

Boomplay is an Android app, and Subscription Free as well.


Apple Music

Apple Music is one of the biggest and best apps for you if you are an IOS user. Unlike the others, Apple Music isn’t a Subscription free tier. You pay $9.99/month for the service, and that includes the ability to download songs for offline listening to save data.

You can get all your favourite music on Apple Music as well as your favourite Albums or trending songs.



SoundCloud is one of the best App for every African music lover with an Android of IOS Phone.

SoundCloud gives you the opportunity to find and support up and coming artists in your favorite genre and country. SoundCloud is also a free streaming service which is available everywhere and has an offline feature as well.

Few tracks can be downloaded offline on the free plan and most tracks can be downloaded by paying for the $4.99/month SoundCloud Go plan or the SoundCloud Go+ plan for $9.99/month.



Audiomack currently the hottest music streaming App on Android and IOS in Ghana. Audiomack allows users access to music and podcasts across its mobile apps and site for free. You can stream, discover and download the most popular new music on Audiomack. They also have an offline feature available.

Audiomack is subscription free – with no premium account needed.



Ranked as the most popular streaming service, Spotify is unavailable in Ghana without the use of a VPN. However, it’s the best place to discover new music, boasting a great discovery engine where you’ll find new tracks to listen to.

Spotify has the most easy access to create, share, and embed playlists. If you are in Ghana or Nigeria, you can download the Spotify App and sign up with a strong VPN to enjoy all the best music in the world.

Spotify grants you 1 Month free subscription if you go for either of their premium membership which costs $9.99 per month for Individual, $4.99 for student memberships and $14.99 for Family.

On Spotify Premium plan, you can download any song, album, or playlist offline in the app.


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