20 Funny Karaoke Songs

Arguably, one of the best activities to do with a group of friends or family is karaoke. What could be better, than watching the people you love belting their hearts out to their favorite tracks? Whether you have the voice of an angel or perhaps sound like cat claws hitting the chalkboard, you’re sure to have an amazing time. 

In this particular article, we’ll be taking a look at some of the greatest and funniest karaoke songs you can select from. Karaoke is meant to be an amusing activity, so what better way to add some further enjoyment, than by singing along to one of these hilarious songs.

1. “Tequila” by The Champs 

The Champs "Tequila"The Champs “Tequila”

Tequila by The Champs was one of the biggest hit songs of the ’50s. Coincidentally, this song was an afterthought for the band. It came from a melody that saxophone player and avid tequila drinker, Danny Flores, had been playing for years prior. A funny drinking melody, that bars often use to hand out shots of tequila and this song makes the perfect choice for (perhaps drunken) karaoke.

2. “I’m Too Sexy” by Right Said Fred 

Right Said Fred - I'm Too Sexy (Original Mix - 2006 Version)Right Said Fred – I’m Too Sexy (Original Mix – 2006 Version)

The pure hilarity provided by I’m Too Sexy by Right Said Fred is undeniable. As told by Rich Fairbass, singer in the band, the song came from a moment of spontaneity. There was a loop playing in the studio, which inspired him to rip off his shirt, dance, and sing “I’m too sexy for my shirt”! This made everyone break out in fits of hysterical laughter, and thus, the song was born. Want a hilariously raunchy tune to impress everyone with on karaoke night? Then this is the song for you!

3. “Take on Me” by A-ha 

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Take On Me is a song that reached mass popularity due to its witty and unique music video. In the video, a regular man breaks through to a woman, inside a black and white comic strip. While the lyrics themselves aren’t exactly comical (no pun intended), the overall musical accompaniment is. The beat is incredibly catchy, making way for a bunch of silly dance moves. If you’ve got the need to bust a move while you sing, then this may be the choice for you.

4. “U Can’t Touch This” by MC Hammer 

M.C. Hammer - U Can't Touch ThisM.C. Hammer – U Can’t Touch This

U Can’t Touch This by MC Hammer is a mix of dance and rap. While this may have caused MC to lose credibility amongst other rap artists, this particular song was a major hit and gave MC a reason to poke fun at himself. Breaking free from the usual “tough” rap persona, this song is all about catching the rhythm and moving your body. Whether you’ve got the skills to match MC’s lyrics or not as the best rapper, you’re sure to put on an entertaining performance with this song.

5. ” Love Shack” by The B-52’s 

The B-52's - Love Shack (Official Music Video)The B-52’s – Love Shack (Official Music Video)

Love Shack by the B-52’s describes a fantastic place where you can escape everything and all walks of people can groove together. This song screams the essence of fun! The melody is catchy, mixed with some truly funky vocals. This 80’s hit song would make the perfect karaoke tune to get the crowd dancing and singing along!

6. “Like A Virgin” by Madonna 

Madonna - Like A Virgin (Official Video)Madonna – Like A Virgin (Official Video)

Like A Virgin was originally written about someone coming out of a traumatic relationship as they discovered something new about themself and felt like an entirely rejuvenated person. However, this track has since been used for decades as a premium comedic karaoke choice. This has much to do with how a singer will portray their performance – being especially funny when sung by someone who’s not a virgin and pretending to play innocent.

7. “Ice Ice Baby” by Vanilla Ice 

Vanilla Ice - Ice Ice Baby (Official Music Video)Vanilla Ice – Ice Ice Baby (Official Music Video)

Ice Ice Baby by Vanilla Ice is another rap song offering immense performance quality. This song is both a story about an experience in Miami and a boastful rant of rocking the party – making it opportunistic for any karaoke star. The hilarity – folks attempting to keep up with Vanilla’s tricky lyrics, while also busting out some of his famous moves.

8. “This Is How We Do It” by Montell Jordan 

Montell Jordan - This Is How We Do It (Official Music Video)Montell Jordan – This Is How We Do It (Official Music Video)

This Is How We Do It was the mid-90’s breakout track by Montell Jordan. A definitive party song, this one is all about hitting the club with your homies. This song is perfect for getting the party started and the crowd swaying. If you’ve got a little bit of R&B flavor in you, try this song out during a night of karaoke.

9. “Wannabe” by The Spice Girls 

Spice Girls - WannabeSpice Girls – Wannabe

Wannabe by The Spice Girls has got to be one of the most famous group numbers of all time. This song is all about telling someone all they’ll have to do “if they wannabe your lover”, with an emphasis on the importance of friendship. Incredibly catchy, this song makes for a flawless group karaoke song. Are you a Sporty, Scary, Ginger, Posh, or Baby Spice? With five different parts to sing, this is a fantastically fun option to get friends to sing together.

10. “Look At Me” by XxxTentacion 

XXXTENTACION - Look At Me! (Audio)XXXTENTACION – Look At Me! (Audio)

Look At Me by XxxTentacion was so popular that it went platinum back in 2017. This track is supposedly an anthem for disenfranchised teenagers, but it boils down to being about intimate sensual relationships. A mildly raunchy rap, it’s sure to be an entertaining choice for a karaoke track. It’s all about the performance factor with karaoke and this song allows you to play it up!

11. “All-Star” by Smash Mouth 

Smash Mouth - All Star (Official Music Video)Smash Mouth – All Star (Official Music Video)

Quite possibly one of the most singalong worthy songs of all time, All-Star by Smash Mouth is perfect for a fun karaoke night. A song designed for their fans, it’s meant to be uplifting, motivating, and self-confidence-building. Holding such joyous meaning, this song makes a great choice for karaoke. You’re sure to have the crowd singing along with you, feeling good and grooving to this happy track.

12. “Witch Doctor” by David Seville 

WITCH DOCTOR (David Seville)  1958 original versionWITCH DOCTOR (David Seville) 1958 original version

Witch Doctor by David Seville is a song about a man who seeks help from a witch doctor to impress a woman he’s fallen in love with. Seville used the technique of recording his voice through a tape recorder at a slowed speed and then playing it back on normal, to get the sound for this song. The hilarity of it all is that he went on to use this technique soon afterward to create “Alvin and the Chipmunks”. This song would be a fun choice for karaoke, allowing the singer to throw their voice hilariously to fit the track.

13. “Constipated” by Weird Al Yankovic 

Weird al Yankovic - Constipated LyricsWeird al Yankovic – Constipated Lyrics

Any song by Weird Al Yankovic is going to be hilarious, as that’s his realm of music and Constipated is no different from his usual rule (obviously, look at that title). This song is a complete parody of Avril Lavigne’s, Complicated – bringing even more hilarity to the meaning. This song is sure to make audiences laugh any time it’s performed, but especially during karaoke. Whether you’re a fan of Avril or not and want to make a further mockery of her song, or you just like to give people a good laugh – this is an excellent choice.

14. “Barbie Girl” by Aqua 

Aqua - Barbie Girl (Official Music Video)Aqua – Barbie Girl (Official Music Video)

Quite possibly one of the most popular and comical karaoke duets of all time is Barbie Girl by Aqua. It’s very seldom you’ll find someone who doesn’t know how to sing along to this song. Whether you’re a Barbie or a Ken, you can grab your significant other or a friend and belt out the hilarious lines to this song. You’re sure to get all the plastic lovers in the crowd singing along, “Come on Barbie, let’s go party!”

15. “Wake Me Up Before You Go-Go” by Wham! 

Wham! - Wake Me Up Before You Go-Go (Official Video)Wham! – Wake Me Up Before You Go-Go (Official Video)

Wake Me Up Before You Go-Go by Wham! was written by singers Andrew Ridgeley and George Michael. Ridgeley still lived with his parents after Wham! had hit fame. One morning, he had left a note for his mum, “Please, wake me up before you go-go”. He hadn’t realized at the time he had added the extra “go”, and Michael found this funny. It ended in the song being created, making way for it to be replayed for decades as a karaoke hit.

16. “Dance Monkey” by Tones and I 

TONES AND I - DANCE MONKEY (OFFICIAL VIDEO)TONES AND I – DANCE MONKEY (OFFICIAL VIDEO)

This song was originally written by the lead singer, whose real name is Toni Watson. She wrote it as a funny tribute to her time as a busker in Byron Bay, Australia. She had become increasingly frustrated with the drunks and rowdy folks on the street needing her to “dance like a monkey” to hold their attention. With the meaning and catchy melody, this song was made for karaoke!

17. “The Llama Song” by GoNoodle and Moose Tube 

The Llama Song | Songs For Kids | Dance Along | GoNoodleThe Llama Song | Songs For Kids | Dance Along | GoNoodle

The Llama Song is a goofy track performed by GoNoodle and Moose Tube, a children’s group. Aimed for kindergarteners and younger children, this song is hilarious and nonsensical. While it’s made for children, if sung by an adult during karaoke, it’s sure to have the crowd roaring in laughter. “President Obama Llama” himself would enjoy this song!

18. “El Paso” by Marty Robbins 

Marty Robbins - El Paso (Audio)Marty Robbins – El Paso (Audio)

El Paso by Marty Robbins is a story sung-through song lyrics. It tells the tale of forbidden love and an overwhelmingly jealous boyfriend. Unfortunately, the song ends badly for the protagonist, who’s shot dead in front of the love of his life. Despite the sad meaning, this song can be sung with notes of hilarity, making it perfect for karaoke. Put on your cowboy boots and sing about that darn Feleena.

19. “My Humps” by The Black Eyed Peas 

The Black Eyed Peas - My HumpsThe Black Eyed Peas – My Humps

Internationally known as the choicest raunchy song, My Humps by The Black Eyes Peas is all about a woman with an amazing body, who knows how to use it to her advantage. If you’re feeling like rocking the stage with a hyper-sexualized number, then this is the song for you! This song is sure to grab the attention of any passerby, especially if hilariously sung by a man!

20. “Jenny” by Tommy Tutone 

Tommy Tutone - Jenny (867-5309) (Original Studio)Tommy Tutone – Jenny (867-5309) (Original Studio)

Jenny by Tommy Tutone is a song that’s incredibly famous not for the name, but for a phone number. People have been belting out “867-5309” for decades. This song is all about a man finding Jenny’s phone number on a bathroom stall. Another song that’s sure to have the crowd singing along, it’s a sure-fit public favorite of any karaoke night.

In conclusion, it’s clear that there are many hilariously fun karaoke songs to choose from. Whether you’re choosing a song that tells a funny story, a song that the whole crowd will know, or a song that you can sing with a partner or friend, you’re sure to have an absolute blast. Karaoke is meant to be a joyous pastime, where anyone can sing regardless of their abilities. So, all that’s important is to ensure you’re having a good time, enjoying the music, and making great memories with some hilarious songs.