Top Karaoke Songs

When it's raining outside and your friends are over, why not have some fun with karaoke? Here are some top karaoke songs you can enjoy with your friends on one of those rainy days.
"Sometimes I do need to go to karaoke, sometimes I need to relax."

―Jackie Chan

Karaoke is a fun and healthy way of interaction, as people can come up on stage and sing their favorite songs in front of an unknown audience. This is a fun activity that can even be performed at parties, or gatherings to lighten up the mood, or as an icebreaker.

There are karaoke bars that play music like pop, rock, country, contemporary, jazz, retro, etc., which are the most popular genres for karaoke songs. If you are looking for some songs to practice on, then here are some options that you can choose from.

Though the list below is sorted according to decade, you need to keep in mind that different audiences have different choices of songs. Also remember that karaoke is mainly on public demand.

SWINGING SIXTIES
 
 

Satisfaction
Rolling Stones
Hey Jude
The Beatles
My Girl
The Temptations
Whole Lotta Love
Led Zeppelin
Yesterday
The Beatles
Born to Be Wild
Steppenwolf
Wild Things
Troggs
Light My Fires
Doors
Baby Love
The Supremes
Brown Eyed Girl
Van Morrison
Then He Kissed Me
The Crystals
I Wanna Be
The Stooges
Think
Aretha Franklin
Dazed and Confused
Led Zeppelin
God Only Knows
The Beach Boys
Be My Baby
The Ronettes
A Day in the Life
The Beatles
A Change Is
Sam Cooke
Reach Out
Four Tops
Sugar Sugar
The Archies

SPLENDID SEVENTIES

 

I Will Survive
Gloria Gaynor
Bohemian Rhapsody
Queen
Dream On
Aerosmith
The Joker
Steve Miller
Comfortably Numb
Pink Floyd
Echoes
Pink Floyd
Brown Sugar
The Rolling Stones
Hotel California
Eagles
Stayin' Alive
Bee Gees
I Love to Love
Tina Charles
Born to Run
Bruce Springsteen
Your Song
Elton John
Train in Vain
The Clash
Alone Again
Gilbert O'Sullivan
American Pie
Don McLean
Hot Stuff
Donna Summer
Knock Three Times
Dawn
Waterloo
ABBA
Tiger Feet
Mud
Green River
Creedence Clearwater Revival

EDGY EIGHTIES
 
 

Summer of '69
Bryan Adams
Born in the U.S.A.
Bruce Springsteen
Back in Black
AC/DC
Black Velvet
Alannah Myles
Fragile
Sting
Like a Virgin
Madonna
I'm Still Standing
Elton John
9 to 5
Dolly Parton
Careless Whisper
George Michael
Bad
Michael Jackson
Purple Rain
Prince
Alone
Heart
Bust a Move
Young MC
You Might Think
The Cars
Eternal Flames
The Bangles
Sweet Child O' Mine
Guns N' Roses
Jump
Van Halen
Panic
The Smiths
Save Me
Queen
Abacab
Genesis

NAUGHTY NINETIES
 
 

Genie in a Bottle
Christina Aguilera
Truly Madly Deeply
Savage Garden
Wannabe
Spice Girls
Livin' la Vida Loca
Ricky Martin
Believe
Cher
Mulder & Scully
Catatonia
Emotions
Mariah Carey
Macarena
Los del Rio
Take a Bow
Madonna
River of Dreams
Billy Joel
Freshmen
Verve Pipe
Dammit
Blink 182
Ruby Soho
Rancid
Ænima
Tool
Even Flow
Pearl Jam
Everlong
Foofighters
Creep
Radiohead
November Rain
Guns N' Roses
Informer
Snow
Love Fool
The Cardigans

NEW MILLENNIUM
 
 

Take a Bow
Rihanna
The World is Mine
David Guetta
Forever
Chris Brown
The Promise
Girls Aloud
Someone Like You
Adele
About You Now
Sugababes
Hey Ya!
OutKast
Locked Out of Heaven
Bruno Mars
Crazy in Love
Beyonce Knowles
Lose Yourself
Eminem
Whenever Wherever
Shakira
Umbrella
Rihanna
Party in the U.S.A.
Miley Cyrus
Love Story
Taylor Swift
Memories
David Guetta ft. Kid Cudi
Rehab
Amy Winehouse
Warwick Avenue
Duffy
Violet Hill
Coldplay
Give It 2 Me
Madonna
Teenage Love Affair
Alicia Keys

Those were some of the top karaoke songs which gained popularity not only during their time, but have gone on to gain legendary status as time has passed. You can even get a DVD of your favorite ones from the list for your private karaoke parties. So pick up that microphone and have a blast!
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