For the first time in the series, Asphalt 8: Airborne features a plethora of licensed music while still using original music.
Songs marked with a ※ were added in The Great Wall Update (version 1.3.0).
Songs marked with a • were added in the Fall Out Boy Update (version 3.5.0).
Songs marked with a * were added in the Sixth Anniversary Update (version 4.5.0).
Default radio stations for: Iceland, London (including Westminster Bridge and The London Eye), Azure Coast, Area 51 (mixed radio station beginning the Multiplayer League Update) and Rio de Janeiro (Ipanema Showdown and Highland View), Patagonia (mixed radio station beginning the Motorcycles Update)
- Arc / Mind Vortex
- Be Electric / The Qemists
- Burning / DJ Gontran※
- Etude / Nero
- Holdin' On (Skrillex and Nero Remix) / MONSTA
- Lightbringer / Far Too Loud
- Outrun / DJ Gontran※
- We Are / Svidden
Default radio stations for: Nevada, Barcelona, Alps, The Great Wall, Dubai, San Diego Harbor, Sector 8 (mixed station beginning the Motorcycles Update), Tenerife, Area 51 (mixed radio station beginning the Multiplayer League Update) and Oceanview Derby
- Ares (Villains Remix) / Bloc Party
- Asleep at the Wheel / Band of Skulls※
- Blood Pressure / Mutemath
- Burn It Down / AWOLNATION
- Cannibal / Silversun Pickups※
- Go with the Flow / Queens of the Stone Age
- Silver Surfer, Ghost Rider Go! / Trentemøller
- Underdog / Kasabian
- Animals / Martin Garrix※
- Bad Weekend / Krubb Wenkroist※
- Fire Inside / Gemini
- Mic Check (Camo & Krooked Remix) / Hadouken!
- Over it / The Crystal Method※
- Play For Real (Dirtyphonics Remix) / The Crystal Method
- Professional Griefers ft. Gerard Way / deadmau5
- Rocksteady / The Bloody Beetroots
- Stamina / Vitalic
- Windwaker / Mord Fustang
- Redline / DJ Gontran*
- Bleach / Krubb Wenkroist
- Chemistry / DJ Gontran
- Moby Glitch / DJ Gontran
- Phantasmagorical / DJ Gontran※
- Pulsar / Celldweller
- The Commission / Breton
- Through the Gates / Celldweller
- Vodka Aspirin / DJ Dubai
- Down to Earth / DJ Gontran*
These songs are only played in the World Tour Event.
- The Last Of The Real Ones / Fall Out Boy•
- Mord Fustang is a pun on Ford Mustang.
- Some music tracks have their intros cut or being shortened. Here are the tracks:
- Arc by Mind Vortex
- Ares (Villains Remix) by Bloc Party
- Be Electric by The Qemists
- Blood Pressure by Mutemath
- Cannibals by Silversun Pickups
- Etude by Nero
- Fire Inside by Gemini
- Mic Check (Camo & Crooked Remix) by Hadouken!
- Over It (feat Dia Frampton) by The Crystal Method
- Play For Real (Dirtyphonics Remix) by The Crystal Method
- Windwaker by Mord Fustang
- In the coming updates, five locations have their independent radio stations changed to a mixed radio station as default: Area 51 (from Rock/Electronic), Sector 8 (from Rock), Tenerife (from Rock), Patagonia (from Bass), Munich Subway (from Bass) and Transylvania (from ???), Orbital Loop (from ???)