I am the only Muslim thus far that will provide evidence from the Islamic scholars, hence, if you are seeking the truth and the Islamic answer, then this is the only answer that you should consider.
All music is haram in Islam aside from a few differences of opinion regarding the Duff and the drums at certain times (like war). These are the exceptions to my knowledge.
You can read the fatwas in my comments box (won't let me post here).
So these are multiple fatwas and Islamic scholars, all say it is haram aside from the differences of opinion regarding what I discussed above. Further, it is also mentioned in the Noble Quran as interpreted by Islamic scholars.
"Lead to destruction those whom thou canst among them, with thy (seductive) voice; make assaults on them with thy cavalry and thy infantry; mutually share with them wealth and children; and make promises to them." But Satan promises them nothing but deceit. (17:64 - Noble Quran)
The seductive voice in this verse is a reference for Music. Shaytan uses music to encourage sin in movies, songs, parties (i.e. mixing/zina), games, etc. For example, when two non-mahrims commit zina/kissing etc in a movie, the music will play and people will think it is a good thing. Parties have music that encourages people to touch, dance, and commit other forms of zina. Music in itself today is disgusting if you listen to any music today the songs are encouraging evil, fornication, etc within them.
So the evidence was provided here. There is reward in giving up music. There is a hadith where the Prophet (s) allowed Aisha (r.a) to listen to some music after the protests of Abu Bakr (r.a) during Eid if I recall, but this does not mean it is halal, the Prophet (s) did not want to burden Muslims with something they couldn't bear and did not disagree with Abu Bakr (r.a) stating that music is from shaytan during his protests, hence there is a difference of opinion regarding Eid (if I recall) and drums for example which you can read from the fatwas.
What I find is that music is most tempting when you are in the car. What I tell people who want to give up music and have difficulty in the car is that I tell them to think about Allah's reward. You could drive to your destination earning Allah's reward by avoiding music and by making dhikr. Some hadith says one durood shareef will give you 10 blessings, 10 mercies, 10 sins forgiven, and 10 levels raised. and it takes what, 2 seconds to recite one durood shareef (blessing on the Prophet). Every 10 times you recite surat ikhlas will result in a palace built in Jannah for you based on another hadith. Every Subhanallah, Alhamdullilah, La illaha llah lah, and Allahu ackbar will result in 10 good deeds and a tree being planted on your property in akhira (and trees in the hereafter are different than in this life). So you could be earning all these rewards the entire time, you could raise your level in akhira a thousand times In sha allah, you could build entire forests in your paradise, you could build many palaces during this free time in driving. OR you could drive the entire way sinning by listening to music and avoid all this reward. Which sounds better?
Feel free to ask me for references for anything.