The Best Karaoke Song Selection

The Best Karaoke Song Selection

The Best Karaoke Song Selection

Picking the perfect karaoke song when stepping up to the mic can be a tough choice. The song has to be popular enough so people can sing or dance along with you, but easy enough for a karaoke beginner to master. You’ve got to have a banger that suits your strengths, after all it’s supposed to be F-U-N.

Before you hit the stage for your grand performance, we’ve put together a playlist of the best karaoke song selection, to help you entice the crowd. It’s time to take the stage, tiger.


5 of the Easiest Karaoke Songs to Sing:

1. I Love Rock ‘n’ Roll – Joan Jett

Give this one all the lungs you can offer with some sass thrown in for good measure and voila, instant rock ‘n’ roll royalty.


2. Achy Breaky Heart – Billy Ray Cyrus

Make Mylie proud if she heard you singing her daddies song.


3. I’m Too Sexy – Right Said Fred

It’s practically just talking. Bust some runway moves and you’ll be a hit.


4. Should I Stay or Should I Go – The Clash

This one just requires a bit of attitude. Not much vocal range going on, so tackle it fearlessly.


5. Ring of Fire – Johnny Cash

It’s a little-known fact that ANY Johnny Cash song is perfect for karaoke beginners.


5 Requested Karaoke Songs We Play All the Time:

1. Billie Jean – Michael Jackson

Did someone say Moonwalk? A fun song with legendary dance moves.


2. Say It Ain’t So – Weezer

Wait for it, wait for it… play “air guitar” and get the crowd laughing during the guitar solo.


3. Someone Like You – Adele

Go pro (drinks before may be required) with “Someone Like You”.


4. Baby Got Back – Sir-Mix-A-Lot

No direction needed for this crowd pleaser.


5. Like a Prayer – Madonna

Madonna’s “Like a Prayer” is one of the most requested songs by karaoke enthusiasts.


*Honorable Mention*

Bruce Springsteen – Born in the U.S.A.

Is there a better song to rally an audience with American patriotic passion? No.


5 Popular Duet Songs to Sing with Your Partner:

1. Love Shack – B-52’s

Best wild and fun duet ever. Don’t forget your sunglasses.


2. Summer Nights – John Travolta and Oliva Newton John

Bring the electrifying love from Rydell High to the party.


3. Promiscuous – Nelly Furtado ft. Timbaland 

This song is sure to spice up the room. Don’t forget the sexy dance moves with this performance.


4. Picture – Kid Rock and Sheryl Crow

For the bad boy and good girl love story.


5. Ain’t No Mountain High Enough – Marvin Gaye and Tammi Terrell

The audience already knows the words so encourage them to sing it with you.


5 Group Songs to Bring the House Down:

1. Bohemian Rhapsody – Queen

Thunder bolt’s and lightening, very very frightening…


2. YMCA – The Village People

Were you really even at a Karaoke bar if you didn’t hear this sang?


3. Rapper’s Delight – Sugar Hill Gang

Good luck with this tongue twister!


4. We are Family – Sister Sledge

The whole bar becomes family when you belt out your inner Sister Sledge


5. Push It – Salt-N-Pepa

Dare the crowd to not be able to sing along with you


5 of The Best Karaoke Songs for Horrible Singers:

1. Tom’s Diner – Suzanne Vega

It’s like asking Siri to sing you a song and it still sounds cool with a hypnotic vibe.


2. Sweet Caroline – Neil Diamond

Everyone knows or at least can slur along with every word.


3. Friends in Low Places – Garth Brooks

Liquid courage will help you bust this one out, even if you’re not a country fan, and have no pitch, by the time you get to the chorus it won’t matter.


4. These Boots Are Made for Walking – Nancy Sinatra

Feeling sultry? Embrace that inner sass (male or female) with this easy-to-sing song.


5. 500 Miles – The Proclaimers

You don’t actually need to sing so much as talk in a sing-songy voice, which is a lot easier to pull off than, say, a Celine Dion song.

Best Karaoke Songs

We can’t wait to hear you at the RetroRoom Lounge in downtown Palm Springs.

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