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Top karaoke songs from the '90s

Updated: Apr 20

Karaoke is one of the most enjoyable ways to bond with loved ones, show off your singing abilities, and make memories. Although karaoke is a fun activity that everyone enjoys, selecting a song to sing is confusing for most people. In addition to being fun, karaoke is a fantastic way to improve your vocal abilities like breath control, pitch accuracy, and rhythm if you enjoy listening to 90s classics that never get old and give you nostalgic feelings that you want to share with others.

Here is a list of the top karaoke songs from the '90s that people of all ages will enjoy singing along to :

1. Save Tonight by Eagle-Eye Cherry

The catchy rhythm and generally applicable lyrics of this song reflect the feeling that everyone has experienced at least one day in their lives that they don't want to end. This song is a wonderful option for karaoke night due to its energetic rhythm and uplifting message. Click here for the lyrics of the song.

2. Always Be My Baby by Mariah Carey

This 80-beat-per-minute mid-tempo song is about a person's love and affection for an estranged lover. The mellow and relaxing sounds of this song will enhance any karaoke event, encouraging guests to sing along with you and raise their hands in the air. Click here for the lyrics of the song.

3. Come As You Are by Nirvana

This alternative rock song is in the key of E minor and has a powerful rock tempo. If you are feeling a little bit earnest or somber, you should definitely consider performing this timeless classic. Click here for the lyrics of the song.

4. Killing Me Softly With His Song by Fugees

If you want to sing a song with straightforward lyrics and a catchy melody that will get everyone at the party moving, this one is ideal. This 90s classic experienced new success on TikTok in 2020, and it should definitely be included on the list of the top 90s karaoke songs. Click here for the lyrics of the song. Click here for the lyrics of the song.

5. Losing My Religion by R.E.M.

The song's success made the expression "losing my religion" a common slang expression meaning extreme annoyance. The song is a great choice for a karaoke night because of its continuing appeal as an alternative rock standard. Click here for the lyrics of the song.

6. No Scrubs by TLC

The song's lyrics describe the lack of attraction many women feel towards lower-status men with phrases like "A scrub is a guy that can't get no love from me," which is still well-remembered by many. The song is played in the key of G-sharp minor, which is perfect for livening up your evening. Click here for the lyrics of the song.

7. Basket Case by Green Day This song by the American rock band Green Day is about lead guitarist and singer Billie Joe Armstrong's struggle with anxiety. The song's blasting drum beats make it the perfect choice for an epic karaoke performance, in spite of the delicate subject. Click here for the lyrics of the song.

8. You’re Still the One by Shania Twain

Hold your partner's hands and dance with them as you listen to this romantic anthem. This song's catchy melody and lovely lyrics complement each other beautifully. The song is in the key of E♭ major, following a chord progression of E♭ – E♭/G – A♭ – B♭. (I - IV - V) Click here for the lyrics of the song.

9. This is How We Do It by Montell Jordan

As you sing this upbeat song to your audience, the catchy chorus, "This is how we do it" will have everyone in the room bobbing their heads and smiling. The song is a classic example of the hip-hop soul genre, which peaked in the 1990s. Click here for the lyrics of the song.

10. Friday I’m in Love by The Cure

Everyone loves Friday! Embrace your inner rockstar while singing along to this song, and let the energy of the crowd give you wings! So get the mic, get on stage, and have fun with the last song on the list of top karaoke songs from the '90s. Click here for the lyrics of the song.

The 1990s saw the emergence of so much outstanding music, including classic rock, fantastic pop, and magnificent hip-hop. Next time you attend a karaoke party or bar, be prepared to hit the stage and impress everyone with your skills. Share your favorite karaoke song with us in the comment section below. Check out our blog on vocal warm-ups and techniques for better singing for additional information.


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