To listen to music online without having to download it, create a free account at Spotify.com, and choose the option to listen for free. Search for the desired song or album, and click on it to play. Spotify also offers users a paid premium option that plays ad-free music.
Other websites, such as iHeartRadio, allow users to listen to radio stations online for free without having to download the music. Users may select genres, artists or specific stations. Listeners log in to iHeartRadio using active Facebook and Google accounts. Users may also sign up for a free account with iHeartRadio using an active email address.