Best earbud for athletes
Monster iSport Immersion (Blue)
The iSport Immersion headphones rank among the best wired in-ear sports headphone models out there in terms of fit and sound quality.
Best full-size (circumaural) headphone
Audio-Technica ATH M50 - headphones
The Audio-Technica ATH-M50 Professional Studio Monitor Headphones are among the best available for less than $200, offering excellent sound and build quality.
Best noise-canceling headphone
Bose Quiet Comfort 15
While they're no bargain, the Bose QuietComfort 15s currently offer the best sound and silencing capabilities in a pair of noise-canceling headphones.
Best Bluetooth wireless headphone
Parrot Zik - headset
Despite some issues, Parrot can make a case for its Ziks being the Porsche of Bluetooth headphones.
Best budget earbud headphone
MEElectronics A151 (Black)
At around $50 online, the MEElectronics A151s are among the most affordable balanced-armature earphones out there and deliver very good sound for the money.