Karaoke has been around for as long as anyone can remember. It has a special place in our hearts and has provided the world with hours of entertainment on a Friday night in a dark bar, made for some laughs on a Sunday afternoon at a bridal shower, and brought the house down during wing night at the pub. Karaoke transcends race, religion, and language, and some of the biggest karaoke fans are women. Getting a group of girls together to hit the town is a great way to make memories and have a few laughs. Many people, many more than you might think, take Karaoke pretty seriously, and everyone has their favorite songs they like to sing. Some are as old as time, and others are hot off the charts. If you are getting ready to paint the town red with a karaoke adventure, consider these best karaoke songs for women in 2018.
No karaoke night is complete with a list of classic karaoke songs. These songs were chart toppers in their day and continue to please audiences all around the world. They are fun and a little sassy, and women from all walks of life can relate to their messages and upbeat sound.
I Will Survive – Gloria Gaynor
This classic song is about getting up when you are feeling down and not taking no for an answer. Women are stronger than we give them credit for, and this song delivers on the goods. It’s a great way to kick off any karaoke night with the ladies.
Like a Virgin – Madonna
No karaoke night would be complete with a Madonna song thrown in there for good measure. Like a virgin is a little bit naughty and a little bit innocent all at the same time. Women love to get up on stage and sing this song with their friends!
It’s Raining Men – The Weather Girls
Make your ladies night epic by singing this incredible song by The Weather Girls. Another powerhouse beat and a message of empowerment and strength for all the ladies in the audience makes this a keeper for many more years to come.
Crazy – Patsy Cline
This song has a timeless sound, and it’s a great option for slowing things down toward the end of the night. Ballad lovers will enjoy singing this song for its easy to articulate lyrics and great memories it stirs up in the audience.
These Boots are Made For Walking – Nancy Sinatra
This song kicks ass all over town. It’s a classic with a bit of sassy edge to it. Everyone loves Nancy Sinatra, and it’s a great song for getting over a breakup or celebrating a divorce!
Rehab – Amy Winehouse
This deep and sultry song is fun to sing and groove to and women of all ages enjoy the fun they have while singing this karaoke tune. It’s got a great beat and can change the mood in any room.
Black Velvet – Alannah Myles
This is another great song that makes the rounds at karaoke nights when women take the stage. It is raspy and raw, and girls love to sing their heart out to this song!
The Boy is Mine – Brandy and Monica
If you are looking for something with a little soul and sass, this is a great karaoke pick for two women to hit the stage with. It’s got a great groove, and it’s easy to sing with two people.
We are Family – Sister Sledge
Get the whole gang on stage and sing this super cool song about sticking together no matter what. This song has been covered by a number of artists over the years so you have your pick of versions to sing your heart out to!
Wannabe – The Spice Girls
No karaoke list is complete with the glam girls from England, The Spice Girls. There’s a role for everyone in this song, so grab your best gal pals and give it a whirl!
The Last 10 Years
All The Single Ladies – Beyonce
This one gets people up on their feet and everyone has a good time rocking out to Beyonce. Not only is this a killer song to sing for karaoke, it’s got some great and memorable dance moves that everyone knows! Put this song on your must-sing list if you want to have an awesome karaoke experience!
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.
Call Me Maybe – Carly Rae Jepsen
Carly Rae hit the scene a few years back, and people just fell in love with her sound and style. Call me Maybe is a fun and light karaoke song for when you are feeling flirty and adventurous.
All About That Bass – Meghan Trainor
If you don’t know who Meghan Trainor is, check your internet connection. She’s lighting up the charts with girl-power songs about love, life, and being true to yourself. She’s got a great voice and writes most of her own songs. All About That Bass is about being yourself, no matter what the boys say. It’s a favorite hip and jazz sounding beat at the karaoke clubs.
Before He Cheats – Carrie Underwood
This country chart-topper has hit after hit and continues to deliver in the song department. Her style is all her own and her songs are tongue and cheek and a little bit sassy. She’s fun to sing along with at any karaoke event, and the crowds will get their hands clapping along in no time.
So whether you are a seasoned karaoke star, or just making your karaoke debut, this list of the best karaoke songs for women will get you started on the right foot. If you’re looking to change up your routine, or want some inspiration, you’ll find it on this list of classics, and more recent hits.