Top 20 Royalty Free Background Music in 2020 (Free & Premium)

Royalty Free Music May 24, 2019 4 min read

As a content creator, you need to find the perfect sound for every video, vlog, marketing, and commercial project you produce. Check out this curated list of some of the best royalty free background music available to take the stress out of your search!

And if you’re looking for something special, Motion Array has thousands of background tracks for you to choose from; in fact, you can download an unlimited amount of royalty free music! Time to find the perfect background music for your next project!

Part 1: Top 20 Royalty Free Background Downloads

Free Music

To kick off the list, here are some high-quality, free royalty-free background music tracks. Not everything in life is free, but if the best things are, you’ve come to the right place!

1. Chill

Guitar, piano, and synths come together to create this happy ditty. Whether you’re needing to inspire at the corporate meeting, or looking to craft more commercial content, Chill will fit right in.

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2. Corporate Harmonics

Impress your boss with this energetic background music. This pop rock song uses the electric guitar to inspire and motivate.

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3. Achievement

This atmospheric track combines keyboard, guitar, synths, and drums. Bubbly and inspiring this background music would work well in motivational, commercial, or corporate videos.

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4. Romantic Evening

This song is cute as a button, imagine holding hands in the sun or sharing an ice cream cone with your crush. This easy-going track features ukulele, guitar, and whistling.

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5. Indie Pop

Hoping to make your viewers smile? This happy melody, made up of guitar, drums, and synths, will take your video to the next level.  

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6. Electronics Background

This electronic mix will satisfy your modern craving with its cool melody. Funky and upbeat, this track would work well in your next fun video.

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7. Success

Like the ending of the perfect rom-com. An uplifting rock beat ideal for your next commercial, corporate, or inspirational video.

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8. This Rock

A light, melodic rock for your easy-going viewers. Are you looking for something sure to please the crowds? This Rock will fit like a glove.

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9. Epic Inspired

This orchestral mix will uplift and elevate. Imagine your hero kicking butt in the final battle scene of an epic movie! Awesome background music for your next sport-related video.

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10.  Inspiring Presentation

A relaxed beat that builds, and then throws in the xylophone for added fun. Soothing to the soul, this track is like watching ocean waves in the sun. Enjoy it!

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11. Startup Corporate

Guitar, drums, and synths come together in this positive melody. Inspire your coworkers with this inspirational track.

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12. Inspiring Cinematic Dubstep

When the beat drops this intense track will rouse your viewers. Influenced by Eastern musical sensibilities, carry your viewers to a new land with this beautiful background track.

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Premium Music

If your budget allows, one of these premium options may inspire you. While these last tracks are not free, you can get access to them all with an unlimited Motion Array membership. A subscription also gives you access to all other products on the marketplace, too!

13. Background Hip Hop

This beat uses strings, drums, horns, and record scratching to create a funky hip-hop mix. Your next sports, street, or commercial video should use this royalty-free background music.

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14. Motivational Background

Are you looking for background music that will keep your viewers intrigued without being overly distracting? This motivational track would be flawless for any project.

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15. Background Inspiring Technological

This summer-inspired beach mix would work well for travel and commercial videos — blending acoustic guitar, piano, and strings, with a synth melody.

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16. Background Light Ambient

Piano, synth, and electric guitar make up this energetic background music — a great track for any application, from commercials to emotional videos.

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17. Background Commercial Music

Guitar, piano, and drums come together in this light and positive track. Ideal for corporate videos!

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18. Background Acoustic Guitar

Imagine a young child getting a cute puppy for their birthday. This uplifting and emotional track will have your viewers crying happy tears in no time.

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19. Background Fashion Lounge

This groovy beat is a cocktail hour in a song. This synth track will create the chill atmosphere you’re looking for in your next online video.

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20. Background Pop Music

Make your viewers dance with this pop track. Fun and lively this royalty-free synth background music is perfect for all your inspiring videos.

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Part 2: Where to Download Free Royalty Free Music

1.  Motion Array

Motion Array

Look no further than Motion Array for your background music needs. With literally thousands of songs to choose from, your next video will be sonically charged! Find exactly what you’re looking for with their easy to use filter results options. Motion Array only approves royalty free music to make licensing simpler.

2.  YouTube Audio Library

YouTube Audio Library

YouTube Audio Library offers an extensive collection of royalty-free music. Quickly find what you’re looking for by searching genre, mood, or instrument.

3.  SoundCloud


SoundCloud is a great place to find original, independent artists creating new content. You’ll find loads of electronic music, but there are plenty of other genres as well. The search functionality makes finding the right track a breeze.

Now that you know where to find awesome background music you can start pushing your content to the next level. With this curated source in your back pocket, you will never be scrambling for background music again. Motion Array has thousands of royalty-free background music tracks to choose from, so get searching.