Parents' Guide to


By Dana Anderson, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 13+

User-sourced music-sharing site is fun, fast, and free.

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A Lot or a Little?

What you will—and won't—find in this website.

Community Reviews

age 12+

Based on 3 parent reviews

age 8+


Isn't this the Grooveshark that closed this year? :0(…
age 16+

Inappropriate product placement and suggestive advertisting

First log-in - Huge Victoria's Secret Underwear ad - this is not what I was expecting and is not a positive message to teens.

This title has:

Too much sex
Too much consumerism

Is It Any Good?

Our review:
Parents say (3 ):
Kids say (16 ):

Music lovers of all ages will rejoice at the breadth and depth of genre and songs here, and the ability to save playlists once and then listen from any computer with Internet access. It would be nice to see some sort of safeguards for younger users when playlists and searches contain music with adult content. Parents may want to keep tabs on younger teens' playlists and set some rules about how playlists can be searched and shared between friends. There's also some controversy about Grooveshark's legality, which has caused a number of record companies to distance themselves from the site (and taking their music with them).

Website Details

  • Genre: Music
  • Pricing structure: Free
  • Last updated: November 4, 2015

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