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(Pocket-lint) - The EE Pocket-lint Awards is in its 18th year, celebrating the nominations across 20 categories from the best flagship phone to the best speaker.

All of the devices and products nominated have been reviewed by us in full over the last 12 months and there are some brilliant contenders across the board.

The Best In-Ear Headphones 2021 category looks at the best sporty, true wireless and neckband headphones we have reviewed.

The Shortlist nominees for Best In-Ear Headphones 2021 are:

You can click on each of the products above to read our full reviews on each nomination, which will give you an idea as to why they have been nominated. 

Voting in the 18th annual EE Pocket-lint Awards is now open, so you can let us know which one of the great in-ear cans above you think should win the Best In-Ear Headphones award for this year and give us your verdict on all, or some, of the other tech across the 19 categories.

To vote for your favourite, head to our Best In-Ear Headphones 2021 voting page and score the products you think should win, enter your email address, and hit the submit button.

Winners will be announced in a video event, revealed on Tuesday 9 November 2021 at 15:00 (GMT). You can tune in to watch right here or view on our YouTube channel. Voting closes at 23:59 (GMT) on 1 November 2021.

Now why not check out the nominations in other categories to have your say: 

Best Lightning headphones in 2022 for your iPhone or iPad

On The Go

At Home


Fitness and Lifestyle 

Writing by Britta O'Boyle.