Whether you’re listening to the latest episode of the Get WIRED podcast or hitting the trail with the new Gorillaz album, the right pair of wireless headphones can make or break your day. Problem is, there are a lot to choose from. WIRED’s Gear team is constantly trying out new models, to help those tired of using wires and dongles. The following are the best wireless headphones we’ve tested, and we explain why you might be interested in each pair.

Be sure to check out our other audio guides such as Best Wirefree Earbuds, Best Workout Earbuds, Best Smart Speakers, and Best Bluetooth Speakers for more music nirvana.

Updated October 2020: We’ve added the Bose QuietComfort Earbuds, Jabra Elite 45H, and Marshall Mid ANC.