According to a study conducted by the NDP Group, 43 percent of the buying public has invested in premium headphones. With the holiday shopping season kicking into gear, that number is sure to spike. It's not all that surprising, really. Good sound is addictive. And now that headphones are seen as fashion accessories, the market is sure to keep growing. But just because a pair of headphones is expensive doesn't make them good. Having tested a number of elite options, we compiled a list of favorites we wouldn't mind receiving as gifts this year. Let us kick some flavor in your ear by sharing the 20 High-End Headphones We Want This Year.