You might be hard pressed to find a man standing on the stage at a karaoke bar, but there are lots of men who love to do it and get up there on a regular basis. Women are more likely than men to take to the stage, but for the men who dabble in their rock star power from time to time, they are dedicated to their craft. Karaoke is a great way to let loose and have a great time with a group of friends. Some people are die-hard fans and take it very seriously, while others can only get up on stage when they have enough alcohol to drink. Whether you are working on getting a record contract, or you just want to have a laugh with your friends, karaoke is a great entertainment option for anyone. Here’s a list of the best karaoke songs for men in 2018.
Ring of Fire – Johnny Cash
Without the classics, where would men be at a karaoke night? Classics bring back memories and get people singing and dancing right along with you.
Ring of Fire – Johnny Cash
There’s just something about the sound of Johnny Cash’s voice that makes people stand up and take notice. They might not be getting Johnny Cash when you take the stage, but they’ll recognize the song and appreciate the effort, just the same.
Don’t Stop Believing – Journey
This song gets stuck in your head for hours, so it’s no wonder it makes the top karaoke songs for men list all the time. It’s a great tune and a great crowd pleaser. Plus, it’s easy to sing, there’s not a lot of higher notes in it so it’s a great entry-level option too.
Never Gonna Give You Up – Rick Astley
Sure, there are a lot of internet memes about Astley and this song, but that’s because it’s such a beloved tune. It makes the rounds at karaoke bars and has good reason: who doesn’t want a man who can do everything and more for them?
500 Miles – The Proclaimers
Love it or hate it, this song was a huge hit when it topped the charts. People still love to sing it in karaoke bars, and at weddings, showers, and special events. It sticks with you and men enjoy singing it to the ladies around the world.
Rock Lobster – B-52s
When men get up to sing this song, everyone has a great time. It’s a fun and funky beat, and easy to sing along with during any karaoke event.
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Mmmbop – Hanson
Men like to pretend they didn’t like Hanson, but come on, who didn’t like Hanson. The cute boy band released a few good songs that made the girls swoon. This is a great pick for men who want to appeal to the nostalgic ladies in the karaoke crowd.
Whip it – Devo
What can you say about Devo? They ruled the world with the song and if you want to rule the karaoke stage, line this little number up. It’s fun for a group of guys to get together to sing this song on stage too.
Closing Time – Semisonic
This is such a great song and a good choice for the end of the night when the karaoke bar is about to close. Don’t want to wait for the end of the night? No problem, it’s a great choice any time of the day!
Gettin’ Jiggy With It – Will smith
Will Smith doesn’t curse in his songs; he promised his grandmother that at a young age. He works hard to keep his lyrics clean, and this song is super fun for a man to get up and sing. Plus, it shows you’re a good guy. Because come on, when have you ever heard anything bad about Will Smith?
Billie Jean – Michael Jackson
From the artist who needs no introduction comes a song that will be forever ingrained in the minds of people. Billie Jean is a song that people can’t help tapping their toes to. Want to get the crowd’s attention: sing this number the next time to get up to participate in some karaoke.
The Last 10 Years
Happy – Pharrell Williams
Ummm, this song is awesome. If you want to break into your karaoke singing career in 2017, sing this song. People will love you for it. From the soundtrack of Despicable Me 2, this song is loved by people all over the world.
Shake it Off – Taylor Swift
As if we couldn’t love Taylor Swift anymore, she came out with this awesome song and got us all up on our toes shaking and swinging around the dance floor. Just hearing this song makes you want to shake your money maker, and it’s a great song for karaoke nights too.
Any Song by Drake
Seriously, if you can get up and wrap with the best of them, you deserve to be on that stage. Drake is a Canadian artist who has taken the world by storm, and he is great at what he does. Awesome lyrics and cool sounds, any song he performs is magic. Pick one, and you’re all set for a great karaoke experience.
Can’t Stop the Feeling – Justin Timberlake
Remember when he was in a boy band? Timberlake is great at everything he does, so if you want to be great at karaoke, sing this song. The ladies will love it and they’ll get up and dance for sure.
So when it comes time to get the guys together for a night out, consider hitting up your local karaoke bar. It’s a great way to meet new people, make some fun memories, and enjoy a few brewskies while you are at it. Karaoke has got it all: entertainment value, a chance to show off your skills in front of the ladies, and a chance to make a fool of yourself. What women doesn’t love a man who is vulnerable? Check out any of the songs on this list for a hit-maker karaoke night anytime you get the hankering to take the stage!