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Easy Songs To Sing That Sound Impressive

If you’re searching for easy songs to sing that sound impressive, then look no further!

Whether you need songs for your next karaoke night or songs to work on your vocal range at home, you’ll find everything you need below, no matter your skill level or vocal ability.

 

Easy Songs To Sing That Sound Impressive

We’ve rounded up a list of the easiest songs with a comfortable range. You’ll find everything from old-time classics to the latest popular songs and smash hits.

Here’s our list of 25 easy songs to sing that sound impressive:

 

1. Ain’t No Sunshine – Bill Withers

“Ain’t No Sunshine” by Bill Withers is one of many easy songs to sing that comprises simple lyrics and a melody.

Withers wrote the song after watching the movie Days of Wine and Roses. It focuses on the fact that sometimes we miss things that aren’t exactly good for us.

The 1971 song topped the U.S. R&B Chart at #6 and hit #3 on the Billboard Hot 100. It also won a Grammy Award in 1972 for Best R&B Song.

 

2. Imagine – John Lennon

“Imagine” by English rock singer John Lennon is a great song from 1971 with a repetitive melody, making it a super easy song to sing.

It’s a tune that focuses on unity and harmony, asking the listener to visualize a world where wealth, religion, status, and other social barriers do not exist.

This song won a Grammy Hall of Fame Award and peaked at #3 on the Billboard Hot 100. Broadcast Music, Inc. (BMI) also ranked it among the 100 most performed songs in the 20th century.

 

3. Bubbly – Colbie Caillat

“Bubbly” is one of the best-known pop songs for female voices and is arguably one of the easiest on this list.

This sweet, folk-pop song from 2007 is all about the butterflies and feelings you get when you have a crush on someone.

It topped charts in multiple countries, from Australia to the Czech Republic. The tune also made it to the top 10 in the Billboard Hot 100.

 

4. Love Yourself – Justin Bieber

This Bieber song from 2015 is perfect for a limited vocal range because of its simple melody and easy-to-hit low notes.

In the song, Justin is simply singing with an acoustic guitar about how he realizes he is better off alone and ends things with a manipulative ex. Another great Beiber song, “Ghost,” makes our list of the best prom songs of all time.

“Love Yourself” became Bieber’s third consecutive #1 song. It spent 24 weeks in the top 10 U.S. hits and eventually earned the title of best-performing single in 2016.

 

5. Fields Of Gold – Sting

This 1993 smash hit by Sting can be sung simply by male voices or female voices, regardless of age.

Sting received inspiration for this poetic love ballad, as his home was close to a barley field. It discusses the joys of courtship, marriage, and building a memorable life with a lover.

“Fields of Gold” hit #16 on the UK Singles Chart and #22 on the U.S. Billboard Hot 100. It became one of Sting’s most famous songs, gaining worldwide popularity.

 

6. Torn – Natalie Imbruglia

Although there are a few high notes throughout the chorus, most singers can handle the pop rock favorite, “Torn,” by Australian-British singer-songwriter Natalie Imbruglia.

The pop song released in 1997 is actually a cover of the original by Lis Sørensen. It focuses on a bad breakup and how the girl in the song feels “torn” after thinking she’d found the one, but he wasn’t.

“Torn” went #1 in Sweden and Spain and hit #2 in the UK. It also won Single of the Year at the ARIA Music Awards and Billboard’s Adult Top 40 Track in 1998.

 

7. Breakfast At Tiffany’s – Deep Blue Something

This classic pop rock song from 1995 is a great song for males to sing, as it has a really easy range.

“Breakfast At Tiffany’s,” tells the story of a man whose girlfriend is about to break up with him. To save the relationship, he brings up the movie “Breakfast At Tiffany’s” to show their commonality.

This one-hit-wonder secured the #5 spot on the Billboard Hot 100 and topped the UK Singles Charts. It also made it to the top ten in several other countries, including Canada and Germany.

 

8. Love Shack – The B-52’s

“Love Shack” is often considered one of the best party songs of all time. It’s easy to perform at a karaoke bar or while practicing with your hairbrush microphone at home.

The groovy hit from 1989 talks about a club where everyone could dance freely, be sexy, and have fun. It also appears in the 2010 film, Love Shack.

This fun song topped charts worldwide, including Australia, New Zealand, the U.S., and the UK. Rolling Stone even listed it as the best single of 1989 and in their list of 500 Greatest Songs of All Time.

 

9. Mamma Mia – ABBA

Swedish pop band ABBA’s massive hit, “Mamma Mia,” is always a crowd pleaser and is pretty easy for female vocalists (although it may be a bit high for the gentlemen).

This song from 1975 appears in the 2008 romantic comedy, Mamma Mia! It discusses the sad end of a romantic relationship and the pain of letting go.

The song hit #1 in the UK and #32 on the Billboard Hot 100. “Mamma Mia” also reached over 360 million sales between the years of 1974 and 2004.

 

10. She Will Be Loved – Maroon 5

Even though “She Will Be Loved” features a male vocal, you better get ready to use your head voice! It may be a better option for female singers.

This 2004 modern pop rock song talks about a guy’s irritation with the friend zone. However, even if he can’t have her the way he wants, he’ll still be there for her (hence the title).

The Maroon 5 song took the #1 spot on the Mainstream Top 40 and Adult Top 40. It also went certified platinum in 2011, selling over 3,197,000 copies inside the United States.

 

11. I’m Yours – Jason Mraz

This catchy tune by American singer-songwriter Jason Mraz is great if you want a cute, uptempo song to sing with ease. It could also fall into the category of best karaoke duets, that is, if you’re going to split the verses!

Released in 2008, “I’m Yours” is all about making the most of every moment. It’s sung from a male perspective and features a love interest, encouraging her to open up and freely love him back.

The song has over 1 billion Spotify streams and has sold over 6 million downloads. It also peaked at the #6 spot on the Billboard Hot 100 and broke the record for the longest-charting song on that chart.

 

12. A Thousand Years – Christina Perri

This Christina Perri hit from 2011 is a bit more challenging, but it’s a good option if you’re looking to expand your vocal range.

“A Thousand Years” appeared in The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn – Part 1 film. It talks about the romance between the novel’s main characters, Edward and Bella.

In 2020, the song went platinum nine times after selling 9 million copies in the U.S. The music video also ranks among the top 100 most-viewed YouTube videos today.

 

13. Wish You Were Here – Pink Floyd

Singing the 1975 Pink Floyd hit, “Wish You Were Here,” shouldn’t be difficult for the majority of male singers.

Although there are different interpretations of this progressive rock song, many believe this song served as a shoutout to Pink Floyd’s former band member, Syd Barrett.

“Wish You Were Here” made the list of Rolling Stones 500 Greatest Songs of All Time at #302. In addition, the song charted in Norway, the UK, Austria, and many other countries.

 

14. Can’t Help Falling In Love – Elvis Presley

This 1961 love song by Elvis Presley features an easy-to-sing melody, which both males and females can sing.

The melody came from a popular French love song called “Plaisir d’amour.” It shares the singer’s feelings about a woman he is falling for, and even though he feels foolish for rushing into things, he just can’t help it.

Rolling Stone added “Can’t Help Falling In Love” to their list of the Greatest Songs of All Time. Many other artists have also covered this song, including Bob Dylan and Dick Smothers.

 

15. I Love Rock ‘n’ Roll – Joan Jett

“I Love Rock ‘n’ Roll” is one of the easiest songs to sing because the melody stays pretty steady, and you practically talk-sing throughout the verses. It could also be one of the best songs to wake up to if you’re looking for some rock to start your day.

This female-led punk song came out in 1981 as a cover of the original by the British rock band, the Arrows. In this version, Joan sings like a girl who finds a boy, gets him to dance with her, and eventually takes her home.

In 2016, this Joan Jett hit made it into the Grammy Hall of Fame. It reached #1 on the Billboard Hot 100 and even became the #3 song in 1982.

 

16. Should I Stay Or Should I Go – The Clash

This rock song is a super simple song to sing for guys, as it only has a few mid-range notes throughout the verses and an easy chorus.

People speculate what “Should I Stay Or Should I Go” is about, but many think it’s either about Mick Jones’s girlfriend or a preemptive song about Jones leaving the band.

This crowd pleaser made it onto Rolling Stone’s list of 500 Greatest Songs of All Time. It also made the Billboard Hot 100 and the top ten in European charts.

 

17. Chasing Cars – Snow Patrol

“Chasing Cars” is one of the most well-known alternative rock songs from 2006. It’s perfect for males or females with limited vocal ranges and features simple lyrics.

In this song, the singer shares his love for his significant other, expressing that he’d rather spend time with her than do anything else.

The song gained even more popularity after it played on a season finale of Grey’s Anatomy, spending 111 weeks in the UK Top 75. It was also the most played song in the UK of the 21st century.

 

18. Let It Be – The Beatles

You shouldn’t have any trouble singing “Let It Be” as one of your practice songs or karaoke songs, as it’s perfect for practically any vocal range.

This 1970 single came from Paul McCartney’s dream about his deceased mother telling him to “let it be.” It focuses on the power of letting go and being at peace with whatever happens in life.

The song topped the Billboard Hot 100 and peaked at the #1 spot on charts in multiple countries. It also won a Grammy Award in 1971 for the Best Original Score for a Motion Picture.

 

19. Hallelujah – Leonard Cohen

There aren’t any big notes in this Leonard Cohen song, as it features a low range and simple melody doable for both males and females.

“Hallelujah” is about life’s many conflicts and how we can find our own “hallelujah” moments even amidst the struggles.

From Bob Dylan to Bono, countless artists have covered this 1984 folk-rock tune. It’s charted internationally and made it on the Billboard Hot 100.

 

20. Hotel California – The Eagles

Get the karaoke bar crowd singing with you by singing this 1977 hit! You won’t have any complex melodies or high notes in this one.

“Hotel California” has many interpretations, but the band says they wrote the song when they were thrust into the spotlight and started to realize the prison of fame.

The song took the #1 spot on the Billboard Hot 100 and became certified gold after selling 1 million copies (only three months after release). It also won a Grammy for Record of the Year in 1977.

 

21. (Everything I Do) I Do It For You – Bryan Adams

“(Everything I Do) I Do It For You” is a love song with a repetitive melody and easy lyrics, perfect for a beginner male singer.

In this 1991 song, Bryan Adams sings about how he’s committing to the love of his life and explaining that whatever he does is for her.

It’s known as one of the best-selling singles of all time. The soft rock hit also spent 16 straight weeks at the #1 spot on the UK charts.

 

22. Sweet Dreams (Are Made Of This) – The Eurythmics

Any female vocalist can sing this award-winning electronic song from 1983, featuring an uncomplicated melody, by the Eurythmics.

This synth-pop song tells of humanity’s journey to find fulfillment and advises the listener to never give up on their dreams.

“Sweet Dreams (Are Made Of This)” received an induction into the Grammy Hall of Fame in 2020. The song also made #2 on the UK Singles Chart and #1 on the Billboard Hot 100.

 

23. Dance Monkey – Tones And I

“Dance Monkey” is the hit song from Tones and I’s debut EP, The Kids Are Coming, and is a great song for a female vocalist.

Tones and I (Toni Watson) wrote the song in 2019 about the pressures of busking and the frustration with trying to keep people’s attention.

The song won an ARIA Music Award for Best Pop Release in 2019. It also broke the record for the most weeks at #1 for a female artist in Australia and the UK.

 

24. Price Tag – Jessie J ft. B.o.B

Although Jessie J is famous for killing big notes, “Price Tag” featuring rapper, B.o.B. is one song that most female singers can sing well.

“Price Tag” is one of the best feel good songs out there. It talks about how money shouldn’t be what we focus on in life, as it’s not what truly makes us happy. Jessie J also makes our list of the best sweet 16 songs with “It’s My Party.”

The catchy pop song was released in 2011 and hit #23 on the Billboard Hot 100. It was also the biggest-selling collaborative song in the UK.

 

25. We Will Rock You – Queen

The 1997 rock anthem, “We Will Rock You,” is a natural crowd pleaser and a good song to sing all-round. The song stays on just a few notes in the verses and chorus and features an acapella intro and stomp-clap rhythm.

This Queen hit tells the story of a boy, following him throughout his life struggles from childhood to old age, focusing on his ambition and confidence.

“We Will Rock You” made it into the Grammy Hall of Fame in 2009. It also made it onto Rolling Stone’s list of The 500 Greatest Songs of All Time in 2004 at #330.

 

Summary

Your song choice can either make or break you during a performance. Now you have a go-to list of simple songs that you can belt out easily and confidently.

After you’ve mastered these tunes, maybe eventually you can graduate to challenging songs with a more comprehensive range and intense lead vocals!

What’s the easiest song to sing, in your opinion? Leave a comment below.

Emily is a singer-songwriter, guitarist, and ukulelist who has graced the stage at countless venues across the Midwest and Southern U.S. Throughout her career, she’s opened for artists including Eric Paslay, Stars Go Dim, Love & The Outcome, and Sierra Hull. She writes relatable, original music in various genres, from country and folk to cinematic pop, hoping to inspire and uplift her listeners. Outside of music, Emily enjoys hiking with her husband and playing with her comical cat, Olive.

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