Definitive Classic Karaoke Songs – Top Picks!!

Definitive classic karaoke songs are those familiar songs that encourage everyone to join in with.

From one hit wonders to icons such as, The Rolling Stones, The Beatles, Michael Jackson, Mariah Carey and Guns N' Roses to name just a few, there are endless classic tracks for you to choose from.

For most Karaoke Kooks spending time at a local karaoke bar or with friends and family at home is certainly the best way to have plenty of karaoke fun.

Regardless of your vocal ability you can confidently step into the spotlight and make the most of your karaoke experience.

Pick a karaoke song that you love to sing, one that you find easy and already know the words to by heart.This will help you to avoid reading lyrics from a screen and possibly stumbling over the words which is the last thing you want to happen. Put plenty of practice in before your performance if you want to rock the room!!

I'm sure everyone has a song that relates to a person, a time or a place, a song that they know inside out and are confident enough to perform in front of any audience.

If you are a beginner at karaoke choosing one of the easier definitive classic karaoke songs is definitely the way to go. However, if you are an 'old hand' at karaoke and already know that you have a good voice then there is not much advice needed.

You will already know the songs that suit your vocal range, songs that you can 'nail' easily.

Definitive classic karaoke songs are songs that will make you shine like a star the minute you pick up a microphone to showcase your vocal talent. Everyone will be more than happy to join in on the singalong with you. This is always helpful if you are new to karaoke and need a little confidence boost. Just forget your insecurities and take the bull by the horns !! You will Smash it!!

Our picks of definitive classic karaoke songs cover all genres of music. It's time to find the perfect song that will make YOU the life and soul of any karaoke party.

Karaoke Kooks -  Definitive Classic Karaoke Songs

Easy Songs

  • Uptown Girl - Billy Joel
  • Karma Chameleon - Culture Club
  • I'm Too Sexy - Right Said Fred
  • Ring of Fire - Johnny Cash
  • Baggy Trousers - Madness
  • Should I Stay or Should I Go - The Clash
  • Country House - Blur
  • Hit Me With Your Rhythm Stick - Ian Dury & The Blockheads

Girl's Songs

  • Wrecking Ball - Miley Cyrus 
  • Rehab - Amy Winehouse
  • It's Raining Men - The Weather Girls
  • I Will Survive - Gloria Gaynor
  • Black Velvet - Alannah Myles
  • Son Of A Preacher Man - Dusty Springfield
  • Shake It Off - Taylor Swift
  • Single Ladies - Beyonce

Guys Songs

  • Never Gonna Give You Up - Rick Astley
  • Losing My Religion - R.E.M
  • Wonderwall - Oasis
  • My Way - Frank Sinatra
  • Sweet Caroline - Neil Diamond
  • Bohemian Rhapsody - Queen
  • If I Was Your Girlfriend - Prince
  • Don't Stop Believin' - Journey

Group Songs

  • YMCA - Village People
  • We Are Family - Sister Sledge
  • Wannabe - Spice Girls
  • ABC - Jackson 5
  • California Dreamin' - The Mamas and The Papas
  • Push It - Salt N' Pepa
  • No Scrubs - TLC
  • Rapper's Delight - Sugar Hill Gang

Duet Songs

  • Islands In The Stream - Kenny Rogers & Dolly Parton
  • Up Where We Belong - Joe Cocker & Jennifer Warnes
  • Empire State Of Mind - Jay-Z & Alicia Keys
  • Ebony & Ivory - Paul McCartney & Stevie Wonder
  • The Boy Is Mine - Brandy & Monica
  • Need You Now - Lady Antebellum
  • Dream A Little Dream Of Me - Ella Fitzgerald & Louis Armstrong
  • All I Have - Jennifer Lopez & LL Cool J

Entertaining Songs

  • If You Like Pina Coladas - Jimmy Buffet
  • Mickey - Toni Basil
  • Tubthumping - Chumba Wamba
  • Whip It - Devo
  • MMM Bop - Hanson
  • Rock Lobster - B52's
  • Just A Friend - Biz Markie
  • Party All The Time - Eddie Murphy

Warm up those pipes and get ready to live out your dreams of being the next Beyonce or Frank Sinatra. Whether singing solo, duetting or blasting out some definitive classic karaoke songs with a group, you are sure to knock it out of the park!!.  

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