Music Lovers

Music is the universal language. Every music lover has their favourite style, and often enough the right playlist brings back our best memories—especially around the holiday season. There’s nothing like the gift of music to spread joy to your friends, family, and anyone else on your shopping list.

Check out these 10 perfect gifts for music lovers under $200 for some great ideas that are sure to please.

Headphones and earbuds under $200

Headphones or earbuds are an excellent idea for any music lover. There isn’t a musical soul I know who doesn’t live for retreating into their personal daily soundtrack. They make commuting a pleasure, daily chores a breeze, and a fantastic escape for some “me time”.

Music LoversSennheiser HD 450BT over-ear Bluetooth headphones

These Sennheiser HD 450BT headphones are a great deal for those seeking a powerful yet economical option. The have Bluetooth 5.0 for easy wireless pairing. They also offer high-quality wireless codecs that deliver amazing sound with deep dynamic bass.

The Sennheiser HD 450BT are also a prime solution for granting a little serenity, with adaptive noise cancelling technology. They will block out ambient noise for a totally immersive experience. Furthermore, comfortable vinyl over-ear cushions reduce fatigue over lengthy periods of use.

JBL Live 400BT on-ear Bluetooth headphones

For those who prefer a more open on-ear design, there’s the JBL Live 400BT Bluetooth headphones. They feature 40mm drivers and JBL Signature Sound for immersive audio. They also connect via Bluetooth 4.2, with the option for multi-point connection to easily switch between multiple Bluetooth devices.

Music LoversJabra Elite 65t in-ear truly wireless headphones

For an in-ear option, check out the Jabra Elite 65t truly wireless headphones. They offer the freedom of wireless music and audio in a sleek and minimal earbud design. They are great for working out, travelling, or even just relaxing at home.

Bluetooth 5.0 allows for effortless syncing to mobile devices. Meanwhile 5.1mm drivers deliver incredible sound in a very small package. You can even customize your music however you like with an adjustable equalizer for optimum playback.

Portable speakers under $200

Of course on other occasions the music lover in your life will want to share the excitement. When it’s time to start the party, they’ll want to be set to pick some tunes for all to enjoy. With these portable speakers they can bring incredible sound for everyone wherever they go.

Music LoversSony SRS-XB23 EXTRA BASS wireless speaker

The Sony SRS-XB23 packs in some extra punch at a very enticing price. Sony’s “EXTRA BASS” feature pumps out punchy bass along with rich tones. If you’re looking for a portable speaker with next level sound for solo use or gatherings of all kinds, look no further.

This speaker also utilizes USB-C technology for quick-charging. This means you’ll never have to wait long, even if the 12-hour battery is running low. Bluetooth 5.0 connectivity and a compact design work in tandem to make this speaker easy to setup anywhere.

Music LoversUltimate Ears WONDERBOOM 2 wireless speaker

The Ultimate Ears WONDERBOOM 2 is an absolute bargain for a wireless speaker with awesome features. Its 360 degree configuration puts out brilliant audio in all directions. Indoors or outdoors, this speaker has a huge sound.

Take it anywhere with the convenience of Bluetooth 4.1 pairing to smart devices and 13 hours of battery life. The Ultimate Ears WONDERBOOM 2 resists dust and accidental drops for incredible durability. Oh yeah, and it’s not just waterproof—it floats!

Smart speakers under $200

Smart speakers are the gift that pairs excellent audio with the practicality of a voice assistant. Give the music lover on your list something beyond a simple audio speaker with the convenience of smart home technology.

Music LoversAmazon Echo Dot 

This Amazon Echo Dot is a compact and aesthetically appealing smart speaker. It’s perfect on your nightstand or in any room in the house. For your musical needs it features a powerful speaker that delivers crisp vocal and deep bass of a full, rich sound profile.

It also gives owners access to Amazon Alexa. Use voice commands to get Alexa to play music, answer questions, set alarms, give news and weather, and even control other smart devices in your home. A convenient clock with LED display also lets you check the time and easily manage alarms and timers.

Music LoversGoogle Nest Audio

Another excellent choice in the realm of smart speakers is the Google Nest Audio. This speaker packs in a woofer, tweeter, and tuning software that can fill a room with amazing sound. Music lovers are sure to appreciate its capacity for rich audio.

Of course it still grants exceptional convenience as well with Google Assistant built in. Meanwhile its sleek and appealing design will look great while enriching any room with adaptive sound for optimal listening.

Music LoversTurntables and vinyl under $200

Last but not least, delight any music lover with a new (retro) way to enjoy their favourite tunes. If you haven’t heard the news, vinyl is back in style!

Victrola 370B 7-in-1 turntable

This Victrola 370B turntable has nostalgic appeal, yet combines classic function with modern convenience. Play CDs, cassettes, vinyl, or listen to the radio the old fashioned way. Alternatively, use its Bluetooth wirelesss connectivity to stream music, podcasts, audiobooks and more from your compatible smart devices.

Music LoversVinyl records and storage

While you’re at it, why not contribute to their growing music collection itself? Best Buy has a vast selection of vinyl records available to browse. In a world where everything has gone digital, so many music lovers are flocking back to the tangible and collectible appeal of a record that you can hold in your hands and display on your shelf.

For the vinyl collector that has it all, give them someplace to put it! This Victrola wooden record & vinyl crate looks gorgeous, crafted from sturdy wood with a rich finish. It also features the retro charm of the Victrola emblem, and can hold up to 50 records.

10 Perfect Gifts for Music Lovers under $200

These thoughtful gifts are sure to please any music lover you might be shopping for this holiday season. With unique ideas like these you’ll certainly be able to knock off your shopping list without breaking the bank in the process!

Dave is an avid gamer, a musician/songwriter/recording artist, and an ardent reader with a degree in the Classics but a love for comics too. When he's not gigging with the band or pulling books at his local comic shop, he can usually be found gaming on any platform, from consoles to PC to his self-built personal arcade cabinet.