NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- Listening to your favorite MP3s on average headphones is like watching a summer Hollywood blockbuster on a black and white television. The right headphones inevitably enhance your music listening experience.
The top of the line headphones often go for several hundred dollars, with industry leader Beats by Dre headphones starting at about $250.
However, one does not have to sacrifice sound quality when purchasing more affordable headphones.
The headphone models on this list all have top notch quality and can be purchased for under $100 on Amazon.com.
In no particular order, here are 10 of the best headphones you can buy for under $100...
10. Audio- Technica ATH-M40x Professional Studio Monitor Headphones
These headphones feature 40 mm drivers with rare earth magnets, a removable cable, and swiveling 90 degree earcups that gives the listener the ability to monitor music using only one ear. These headphones retail for $99. Click here to buy now.
Amazon Product Description: "You want accurate 'phones that won't give you a headache during marathon sessions. You also don't want to spend a fortune. Are we right so far? Good, cause here's a totally pro pair of cans that's definitely worthy of your consideration - and they're an amazing value! Audio-Technica's ATH-M40x headphones have 40mm neodymium magnet drivers that deliver the accurate sound you can rely on when you're tracking, mixing, or DJing. And their circumaural earpads are totally comfortable, even if you wear them all night. They fold and swivel, and come with straight and coiled detachable cables and a carry pouch."