When it comes to listening to your favourite music, recording music in a studio, or watching the latest episode of your favourite TV show, having a set of quality over the ear headphones can make a huge difference.

Over the ear headphones differ from ear buds and other headphones as they actually cover ears, have larger speakers, and block alot of external noise. They often and larger and more powerful speakers that deliver better bass, clarity and overall sound.

Here's the best over the ear headphones for under $100 dollars.

Audio-Technica ATHM50 Professional Monitor Headphones

AT ATHM50Credit: www.amazon.comThis exceptional set of headphones from Audio-Technica were designed for professional monitoring and mixing. They feature a clean black design with the ability to collapse for portability and easy storage. The adjustable headband is completely padded along with the ear cushions that provide maximum comfort and external noise reduction.

The large 45mm drivers pump out a ton of sound with deep, accurate bass and ultra clear sound. The ATHM50 also comes with a non-tangle 3 meter cable and 1/4 " adapter for stereo inputs.

Skullcandy Hesh Headphones

Skullcandy HeshCredit: www.amazon.comThe Hesh headphones from Skullcandy feature extremely big sound available in so many different color options and schemes. This set of headphones pack in huge 50mm drivers for rich, deep bass and powerful sound. Even with all that sound power they are still comfortable with their soft leather touch ear cushions and padded ear cups.

Skullcandy also has thrown in a handy travel/storage bag to protect your headphones when your travelling or not using them.

Sony MDR 7506 Professional Headphones

Sony MDR 7506(121454)Credit: www.amazon.comThe Sony MDR 7506 over the ear headphones were designed for music fans, recording studios and sound monitoring. This set was designed to be rugged and durable while also having the ability to fold up for easy travel or space saving storage.

They feature 40mm drivers with neodymium magnets for clear, solid sound. The closed ear cups work well in reducing external noise and allow you to focus on the music. The MDR 7506 comes with gold plated plugs, a 9.8 foot cord, a 1/4" adapter for stereo inputs and a soft travel case.