Earlier this year, members of the Recording Industry Association of America reported that music streaming services now represent their biggest source of revenue, edging ahead of digital downloads, CDs, and vinyl records in sales. That means more and more of us are searching for that new song on Spotify these days than in the iTunes Store.

If you're thinking about giving music streaming a try—or perhaps just contemplating a shift from one service to another—here's what you need to know about six popular options. 

Editor's Note: This article also appeared in the July 2016 issue of Consumer Reports magazine.

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