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20 Easy Songs to Sing for Beginners

Ty Haqqi
·4 mins read

If you like to sing but you're no Freddie Mercury, then the 20 easy songs to sing for beginners is a good place to start (click to skip ahead and jump to 10 easy songs to sing for beginners).

Who doesn't love singing? After all, even when we're kids and can barely speak, give us a song and we'll try to imitate it every way we can. To me, music is perhaps the only thing that makes sense in a world which was never designed to make sense. That something so beautiful can exist, and can touch every person, no matter what their personality or disposition.

Look around and you will find people rocking out, others listening to metal while some will prefer romantic songs. Then there are some people who will spend hours listening to country music and singing in a twangy accent, but they are beyond saving, so let them be.

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Of course, listening to songs is one thing, singing them is another. If you're singing along to a song, you might think you're the next Bon Jovi, but then suddenly the song buffers and you hear only yourself and wonder what in God's name could make that sound. Well, the thing is, you need to start off easy. Don't go directly for some song which even the singer strains to hit. Start off with some of the easiest songs to sing for beginners, which will help you develop your voice and train. And yes, while natural talent is important, you will still need to train, as do most of the world's most renowned singers.

It is important to distinguish between normal singing and karaoke singing. In karaoke singing, you are aided by a background track which can greatly enhance your natural ability. If you want to take a look at best karaoke songs for you, you should take a look at 16 best karaoke songs for bad singers, while if you just want to sound good, then 16 easy songs to sing that make you sound good should be your jam. For our list, we considered recommendations by various websites such as TeenStarCompetition, MusicToYourHome, OpenMicUK and Quora, focusing on songs with simple notes and little to no high notes. So let's take a look at the 20 songs which can help enhance your singing talent, starting with number 20:

20. Mr. Brightside

Mr. Brightside by the Killers has been a personal favorite for years, and it does help that it's comparatively easy to sing, with very few high or sustained notes.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=o1gLGjPFkRA

19. Achy Breaky Heart

Billie Ray Cyrus main have erred by giving us Miley Cyrus, but he also gave us a mega popular and easy to sing song in Achy Breaky Heart, so I guess we're even.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vgoCiRyybLA

18. Sunny

Boney M may have been recently revived as a meme but they were incredibly popular in the 70s and 80s, and Sunny was one of their biggest hits, and with simple lyrics and easy notes, makes it on our list.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=m2oAU-jmO0Y

17. Fields of Gold

While Sting has some difficult songs to sing, such as Desert Rose, Fields of Gold is an easy and beautiful song to sing for different singers.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dJJb8Yvat_I

16. I'm Too Sexy

This appears on most songs which are easy to sing lists, and ours is no exception.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ndnslvOe3ig

15. Run

We are obviously talking about Snow Patrol's haunting version, and not the Leona Lewis version, which is for very advanced singers and maybe too hard for even them.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gLMyBBZmL2M

14. The Scientist

Coldplay has a lot of easy to sing songs, which is perhaps why they're one of the most famous bands in the world, and The Scientist is no exception, which has barely any high notes and a very easy to sing style.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=s70OsXlDD94

13. Clocks

We told you Coldplay has some bangers out there which are also very easy to sing and Clocks is another one of those beautiful, yet quite easy to sing songs which suits a wide rangs of singers.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XGjgCjZ6V00

12. Cry Me A River

The song caused waves across the music industry as an all out attack by Justin Timberlake on Britney Spears, but could as easily be sung by you for your ex, if you so will.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jA5bc4q_Om8

11. All of Me by John Legend

All of Me by John Legend was one of the most popular songs in the world and has over 1 billion views on YouTube. The best part? You can sing it to your loved one too cause it's quiet easy!

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=73_DOquGBD4 Click to see 10 easy songs to sing for beginners. Disclosure: 20 easy songs to sing for beginners is initially published at Insider Monkey.