Who doesn’t like singing along to popular hits, be it old-time classics, top-of-the-charts, or the latest hits of the day! As you look for the perfect song to sing along to, I have come up with a list of karaoke songs for low female voices to get started.
The songs on this list will help you condition your voice to progressively reach a higher note. Prepare for your karaoke career and warm up your vocals, by picking a song from the list below!
- 1. “Love Gets Me Every Time” by Shania Twain
- 2. “Stay” by Lisa Loeb
- 3. “Believe” by Cher
- 4. “Royals” by Lorde
- 5. “No Scrubs” by TLC
- 6. “Someone Like You” by Adele
- 7. “Close to You” by The Carpenters
- 8. “Beautiful” by Christina Aguilera
- 9. “Fly Me To The Moon” by Frank Sinatra
- 10. “Hit Me Baby One More Time” by Britney Spears
- 11. “Bubbly” by Colbie Caillat
- 12. “Because of You” by Kelly Clarkson
- 13. “My Favorite Mistake” by Sheryl Crow
- 14. “Don’t Dream It’s Over” by Crowded House
- 15. “Closer to Fine” by Indigo Girls
- 17. “Wannabe” by Spice Girls
- 18. “Love Song” by Sara Bareilles
- 19. “At Last” by Etta James
- 20. “I Will Survive” by Gloria Gaynor
1. “Love Gets Me Every Time” by Shania Twain
Released in 1997, this is one of Shania Twain’s most popular songs, second only to “You’re Still the One” from the album “Come On Over”. Shania possesses a vocal range of contralto which is the lowest type of female singing voice and her songs project a range that is easy to follow and sustain throughout the song. Some of her songs that have the same tempo are “That Don’t Impress Me Much”, and “Man! I Feel Like A Woman.
2. “Stay” by Lisa Loeb
This platinum-hit song by Lisa Loeb and the Nine Stories takes the spot as one of the most requested songs in karaoke. You can warm up your vocal cords by singing this song as it progressively builds up from a soft and low vocal range to a little bit of fast tempo till the song ends. You can enjoy singing this song as it is like singing live with a band with the 90s feel.
3. “Believe” by Cher
“Believe” is an upbeat song by Cher which brings excitement with that nostalgic feel of the 90s every time you play it. This is one of the easiest karaoke songs because Cher’s distinctive contralto voice makes it manageable to sing an upbeat tune. This song utilizes a deep voice with a steady phase and you are likely to get some great responses from your audience because the tune is very recognizable.
4. “Royals” by Lorde
You can hear Lorde’s deep singing voice in its intro and almost anybody can follow and sing its lyrics. “Royals” by Lorde has a slow to medium-paced tempo accompanied by a very minimalistic beat. This is one of those songs that start slow and gradually transition into a more complicated song. The lyrics are easy to remember and you can focus on your vocals with this one.
5. “No Scrubs” by TLC
“No Scrubs” is the most recognizable song by TLC, winning them a lot of music awards including “The Best RNB Song” at the 42nd Annual Grammys in 1999. A hip-hop song that uses low female voices to keep up with the smooth RNB tune, the voice range of this song uses a sultry contralto with a lot of soul and girl power!
Choose this song if you want to start up easy with a good beat to stir up your audience.
6. “Someone Like You” by Adele
Adele brings heartbreak to life with this song. And as it stirs up deep emotions, you can easily karaoke on this song because it uses a low and deep-tone voice at the start of its stanzas. The song progresses during its chorus with some prolonged parts towards the end. You can sing this song if you want to take it easy or want to give an emotional tone and feel.
7. “Close to You” by The Carpenters
“Close to you” is one of the most pleasant songs and has found itself in many karaoke lists. It is often selected as an opening or a warm-up song because it’s easy and gentle on the female vocal cords. It keeps the melody steady from start to finish. Other songs with a similar tempo include, “Top Of The World” and “Yesterday Once More”.
8. “Beautiful” by Christina Aguilera
Christina Aguilera is known for her high tone and powerful vocals and the inclusion of this song may seem like an overreach but this beautiful song has a low vocal tone and will definitely be a good addition to your songbook. “Beautiful” is a song about self-empowerment and inner beauty and its lyrics have something that everybody can relate to. Select this song if you want to sing in a slow tempo but with some prolonged parts and vocal gymnastics.
9. “Fly Me To The Moon” by Frank Sinatra
You can sing this song in a steady but deep voice. The song was originally titled “In Other Words” and was sung by Kay Ballard but is better known as “Fly Me To The Moon”. The Frank Sinatra version of this song can be an adventurous addition to your karaoke night!
10. “Hit Me Baby One More Time” by Britney Spears
This is a crowd favorite. Originally made for the group TLC and the Backstreet Boys, the song landed in Britney’s lap when they rejected it. A favorite of the female generation going through the year 2000, you can easily karaoke this song because it utilizes a deeper and steady tone. Of course, it helps that the song has well-known lyrics.
11. “Bubbly” by Colbie Caillat
Staying true to its name, the song “Bubbly” has a very lively vibe with the added bonus of being easy to sing. Colbie Caillat has a natural low contralto voice and her song choice has always been on a steady phase with low notes. No karaoke party can be complete without singing this one. You can also choose the song “Realize” as it gives the same tune and can take a low female voice
12. “Because of You” by Kelly Clarkson
This song has expressive lyrics and can take low female voices on its deep notes. The intro showcases a moderate tempo but it progresses into powerful vocals towards the end, leaving the audience mesmerized. This song is the top choice for karaoke nights and the most played song nationwide as it topped the Billboard charts.
13. “My Favorite Mistake” by Sheryl Crow
“My Favorite Mistake” is a selectable song in karaoke and one of Sheryl Crow’s best, together with “Everyday Is A Winding Road” and “If It Makes You Happy”. The song is melancholic and a little bit depressing but Sheryl sang it so well that it makes the song suitable for a female low voice to sing, with the occasional sound of the blues and good rhythm.
14. “Don’t Dream It’s Over” by Crowded House
“Don’t Dream It’s Over” by Crowded House is a very familiar song of the ’80s going ’90s that was revived by the band Sixpence None The Richer. Its revision proves it easier to sing in a low female voice, which includes the likes of Miley Cyrus and Ariana Grande. This song reached the top of the charts and is one the most recognizable songs, making it perfect for a singalong night.
15. “Closer to Fine” by Indigo Girls
You want to sing this song if you want to remind yourself to not be too hard on yourself as long as everything is in balance. As you tell yourself these motivational words, the low singing voices and catchy acoustics lure you into singing the song. This one is for all those who want the audience to hear their natural voice.
16. “Baby Can I Hold You” by Tracy Chapman
“Baby Can I Hold You” is a slow-paced song that utilizes a low and deep voice. This can be sung by both men and women because Boyzone did their own version of it. This song is easy on your voice as it gradually builds up in the end. Choose this song if you want to have an emotional vibe and an iconic feel as you hum the recognizable lyrics.
17. “Wannabe” by Spice Girls
This most iconic song of the 90s can’t be missed out of the karaoke sessions! The upbeat tempo, the party vibes, and the scream-able lyrics can turn even the slowest of nights into a karaoke success. Most of the songs sung by the Spice Girls were made to be sung easily, be it “Stop” or “Who Do You Think You Are”.
18. “Love Song” by Sara Bareilles
“Love Song” by Sara Bareilles earned her a nomination at the 2009 Grammy Awards as “Song of the Year” and “Best Female Pop Vocal Performance”. This is also a favorite song in most karaoke sessions because it stirs feelings of nostalgia and is easy to sing. This song is relaxing and a little upbeat as you hear a low female voice throughout. The lyrics are also very easy to follow, making this one a charming addition to your list.
19. “At Last” by Etta James
This is one of Etta James’ greatest hits and showcases a low female voice with a classic and lounge-like feeling. It utilizes a deep tone but a strong vocal presence in a soft classic melody. You can opt to choose this song in a karaoke if you want to take it slow from the start to warm up your vocal cords and eventually progress to her other songs like “Fools Rush In” and ‘All I Can Do Is Cry”.
20. “I Will Survive” by Gloria Gaynor
Karaoke sessions are never complete without “I Will Survive” by Gloria Gaynor. This is a fun and upbeat song that almost everyone can sing along to. The song has a low female voice and you will have your audience singing and dancing along. You will find yourself thumping to the familiar tune too without even realizing it!
There we have it! I hope you enjoy this list of songs for your next karaoke meet-up. If you have ever doubted your signing skills, hit the link and familiarize yourself. All the songs mentioned in this list are easy to sing along to and you will definitely have your listeners grooving to your music!