Best 8 Karaoke Songs for Beginners

Are you new to karaoke? Want to sing your heart out, but you’re afraid of being judged and laughed at by others? Don’t worry, not everyone sings like a professional and your friends certainly don’t expect you to.

Here are the best 8 karaoke songs for beginners that will encourage your friends to join along with you.

They will promote a sense of unity. It’s time to break out the karaoke machine!

1. Queen – “Bohemian Rhapsody”
You just can’t go wrong with this song. Young and old, everyone knows the lyrics and will jump in. It’s an irresistibly fun song that brings groups of people together. The song also includes a wide range of singing that isn’t too difficult to follow along. If you pick this song, everyone will love you for it. Thomas Boxtiger fromĀ absolutely loves this song!

2. A-Ha – “Take On Me”
Embrace your terrible singing with this lovable difficult song. Friends will join in and show you their attempt at the impossibly high notes. Pick this song for a moment of friendly laughter and joy. This song is a karaoke classic with its uplifting beats.

3. Redbone – “Come And Get Your Love
A popular and well-known classic song with over 33 million hits on YouTube. It has been featured in many movies throughout the years and embraced across various cultures. You can’t go wrong with this pick. It is easy and doesn’t require and wide vocal range. Your friends will join in as your backup singers. Your friends will give you a mischievous cheer when they hear the first seven seconds of this song.

4. Village People – “YMCA”
Don’t just encourage your friends to just sing along, get them up on their feet and dancing with this playful song. The lyrics are easy to follow and the singing doesn’t require a skillful range. No karaoke party is complete without this great hit.

5. ABBA – “Dancing Queen”
Get everyone in your party dancing with this groovy classic song. The lyrics encourages a group to sing along and are easy to follow with their limited vocal range. Turn your friends into dancing queens with this song’s fun beat and whimsical lyrics.

6. Rod Steward – “Do Ya Think I’m Sexy?”
A fun and sexy classic song with easy lyrics and a vocal range anyone can sing to. Its beat is still refreshing after nearly forty years. Pick this song if you want a sexy group ice-breaker.

7. Human League – “Don’t You Want Me”
A synth-pop song from the 80’s with easy lyrics with a fun premise. The vocal range is definitely meant for beginners and will not ask for much of the singer. It is a well-known song, and your friends will fight over who gets to sing along with you.

8. Rick Astley – “Never Gonna Give You Up”
Every karaoke party includes this great song. Be “that guy” and pick this fun song. It is a guaranteed ice-breaker and everyone knows the lyrics. It has nearly 300 million hits on YouTube. The beat and lyrics are impossible to resist singing to.