This is it...'s World Famous List of Top 10 Headphones. We are a small group of dedicated headphone enthusiasts who have evaluated thousands of headphones.

Here is our list of the best of the best Headphones in 2016 under $500.  (For the absolute best, have a look at our Top Audiophile Picks.)  We evaluate headphones both objectively with scientific measurements, and of course we also evaluate subjectively with individual listening tests and overall value of the product. 

You may see Top 10 Lists around, but did you know that we were the original authors of Top 10 Headphone List? So rest assured, the buck stops here, you can trust any of these choices  to be a truly excellent audio product.