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15+ Best Karaoke Songs for Baritone Singers with Lyric Video

Being a baritone myself, I know how tough it is to find the best karaoke songs for baritone singers. It seems like nowadays, most songs are catered for tenors, which leaves very few options for men with low voices. Sometimes it makes you wish that you could become a tenor instead!

Although there aren’t as many baritone songs, compared to tenor songs, there are still a lot of song options for men with low voices to sing. If you’re a baritone looking to choose a song for the nest karaoke night, you’ve come to the right place.

The Best Songs For Baritone Singers

Some of the songs are evergreen oldies, while some are a bit more contemporary. Regardless of how old or new the song is, there’s definitely something for everybody on this list.Here are 40+ songs that you can sing at your next karaoke session.  Let’s get started!

Lean on Me – Bill Withers

Bill Withers has written some of the most popular songs the world has ever heard. If you’re looking for a crowd-pleaser, “Lean On Me” is the perfect song for that. It’s well-known, and there are many versions of it. So be sure to select the Bill Withers original rather than the more tenor-friendly versions like Micheal Bolton’s. 

How Would You Feel – Ed Sheeran

A lot of Ed Sheeran’s songs are quite high for baritones to sing, but “How Would You Feel” has a good range for most baritones as most of the song involves using the chest voice. Ed Sheeran also uses raspy tones in this song, which works well for singers who have a low, textured voice.   

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Save room – John Legend

For baritones who like singing R&B, John Legend’s songs are going to be perfect for you. Most of his songs should be suitable for baritones. Still, I specifically chose “Save Room” because this song doesn’t require the high belting that some of his more famous songs need.

Fly me to the moon – Frank Sinatra

The Jazz Age is a time where baritones ruled the music industry. Many singers’ deep voices, including Frank Sinatra’s, were the “talk of the town.” It’s no surprise that a lot of songs from this list come from this era because there were so many good baritone songs to choose from. “Fly Me To The Moon” is one of the most famous jazz songs so it’ll definitely get a great response from the crowd. 

Shadow Of Your Smile – Tony Bennett

Tony Bennett is a jazz singer icon. His smooth voice and the way his vocal interpretations of his songs make it easy for him to stand out amongst other singers. “Shadow of Your Smile” one of the best karaoke songs for baritones. The song is excellent for those looking for something slower and introspective to sing. Although it’s not a massively well-known song, it will get the crowd turning their heads and listening for sure.

Home – Michael Buble

Michael Bublé is a great performer that all vocalists can learn a thing or two from. Bublé is a great choice for baritones because of his unique tone and style. His songs have a blend of the old era with a new take on it. If you’re into old jazz songs rearranged into something more contemporary and you wan’t to stay within your vocal range, definitely stick more to his songs.

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Don’t Stop The Music – Jamie Cullum

Jamie Cullum is an underrated and lesser-known name outside of the Jazz circle. But his voice is among one of the most unique voices in the industry right now. It’s a blend of rock and jazz combined together, which is what makes it so attractive. He makes many neat rearrangements to old songs which you can sing – in a more contemporary style.

When I fall in love – Nat King Cole

Nat King Cole is another staple on any baritone karaoke list. His voice is silky smooth and deep like a drum. He has many ballads in his arsenal. His songs are perfect for baritones who are looking to impress their loved ones with their deep voices. “When I Fall In Love” also has a duet version where you can find a female partner to sing with. 

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Say You Won’t Let Go – James Arthur

“Say You Won’t Let Go” currently has 1 BILLION views on Youtube at the time of writing this article. Safe to say it’s definitely a crowd-pleaser. This song is perfect for baritones as it is mostly sung using the lower registers. Though there is some falsetto used in the song, it’s not extremely high for the average baritone. 

Your Song – Elton John 

Elton John’s “Your Song” is a beautiful ballad that doesn’t have any significant belting parts or falsetto. It’s excellent for baritones who want something simple that they can sing without going up too high on the higher registers. “Your Song” was placed #137 in Rolling Stone’s “500 Greatest Songs Of All Time,” so there will definitely be other people paying attention and singing along with you.

Here Comes The Sun – The Beatles

The Beatles have a number of great songs. And all their songs are very versatile and have different vocal ranges, which is why they’re songs are the most popular karaoke songs to pick. “Here Comes The Sun” is perfect for those who are looking for an easy sing-along song. 

Blues Suede Shoes – Elvis Presley 

If you’re into blues and Rock, Elvis’s songs are fantastic to sing at karaoke. They’re fast-paced, everybody knows it, and the song is just in the right range for baritones. If you feel Elvis’s voice is right for you, and you’re seeking a slow ballad, check out “Always On My Mind” and “Can’t Help Falling In Love”.

Daughters – John Mayer

Baritones will not only appreciate John Mayer’s songs for karaoke but also for Open Mic and jam sessions. All of his songs are perfect for those who love to play guitar and sing at the same time. “Daughters” isn’t difficult to sing, and it is well known enough that the crowd will enjoy it.

You’ll Never Find Another Love Like Mine – Lou Rawls

Lou Rawls’s voice is the epitome of what baritone voices are all about. Low, bassy, and full of timbre. “You’ll Never Find Another Love Like Mine” starts off nice and bassy, which will show off any baritone’s unique tone. 

Put Your Love On Me – Niall Horan

Out of all the One Direction boys, Nial Horan’s songs fit perfectly within the baritone ranges out there. “Put Your Love On Me” is a ballad similar to Ed Sheeran’s “Thinking Out Loud” but with a lower range. A lot of Niall Horan’s songs are great for playing with instruments as well. So you can definitely take his songs on stage at open mics too.

My Way – Frank Sinatra

This classic starts off low, but we tend to agree that near the end, it does require some strong vocals. While it’s not as easy as other recommendations on this list, it’s definitely still a crowd pleaser. So if you’re feeling bold and want to impress, why not try this song out?

Hey Brother – Avicii

If you want to add some EDM songs to your reperatoire, look no further than this Avicii song. Hey Brother’s vocals provided by American bluegrass singer Dan Tyminski, is the perfect blend of low baritone flaire with a bit of country twang. It’s a wonderful song to raise up the party!

Pumped Up Kicks – Foster the People

Another song to bring up the crowd and get people dancing is “Pumped Up Kicks” by Foster The People. This is a perfect choice for a baritone to get people singing along if that’s what you want. The song isn’t too high and the beat is extremely strong, which will get people tapping their feet right away.

Chasing Cars – Snow Patrol 

This mid 2000’s song is a great choice for baritones because the range of the song stays very similar throughout the melody. There’s not too many highs or lows, just very constant. The melody is quite easy to remember as well, since it repeats quite a bit.

Blowers Daughter – Damien Rice

Another popular song is Damien Rice’s “Blowers Daughter”. It’s an extremely heartfelt song and it will definitely get the attention of other guests at the karaoke bar. It’s also a wonderful choice if you’re playing with a guitar as well.

Suspicious Minds – Elvis Presley

Here’s another Elvis Presley’s song on this list as he has plenty of easy songs to sing. The key of the song is in G major which is makes it a great choice for those who sing in a lower key.

Glimpse Of Us – Joji

This 2022 TikTok trending song a great baritone tune for your next karaoke night out. Many of Joji’s songs aren’t too difficult and his range can be described as a baritone/tenor. It’s quite a sad song, so expect a down in mood if you’re singing this song for your karaoke performance.

Fire and Rain – James Taylor

This classic James Taylor song is a great song to sing in front of an audience as it’s an extremely well-known song. It has many people deem it their “go to song” when times get tough. So if you want a pick-me-up song, this one is it.

Do I wanna Know – Arctic Monkeys

If you’re searching for a song that makes you look cool in your karaoke machine, look no further than “Do I wanna Know” by Artic Monkeys. The guitar intro itself will set the stage for you. The lyrics can seem a bit wordy in the verse, but it’s definitely not too difficult to hit the notes.

Stop This Train – John Mayer

“Stop This Train” is a nice song that doesn’t require any strain on your voice and most importantly, it doesn’t have too many high notes. The melody is quite relaxing and it’s not too ‘wordy’ as well. If you have a guitar, definitely try out this song.

Folsom City Blues – Johnny Cash

This song by Johnny Cash is a classic country song about a man who’s down on his luck and looking for a way out. The song paints a picture of a city that’s full of crime and poverty, and the protagonist is desperate to find a way to escape. The song has a dark, atmospheric sound that reflects the grim reality of the city it’s based on.

Late Night Talking – Harry Styles

When it comes to choosing catchy melodies for a lower singing voice, Harry Styles is a nice choice. Late night talking is one of his most best songs. The song is about a guy who is up late talking to his friends about girls. The song is very catchy and has a great beat.

Can’t Help Falling in Love – Elvis Presley

The song is built around a simple, catchy melody and features Presley’s crooning vocal style. The lyrics tell the story of a man who is head-over-heels in love and willing to do anything for his beloved. The song has been praised for its romantic sentiment and Presley’s charming delivery. It’s a fantastic choice to get people to want to sing along.

Little Lion Man – Mumford and Sons

Mumford and Sons’ “Little Lion Man” is a song about regret and remorse. It’s a bit sad and introspective, but also has an uplifting message of hope and redemption. The chorus urges the listener to “hold your head up high” and not let their mistakes define them. Ultimately, the song is about learning from your mistakes and moving on.

Fever – Michael Buble

Fever is a song originally written by Eddie Cooley and Otis Blackwell, first recorded by Little Willie John in 1956, and made popular by Peggy Lee in 1958. The song is a standard and has been recorded by many artists including Michael Bublé. It’s the perfect choice to add to your song repertoire.

When I Fall in Love – Nat King Cole

When I Fall in Love is a popular song written by Edward Heyman and Victor Young. It was first sung by Doris Day in the film “Young Man with a Horn” (1951), and later became a hit for Nat King Cole in 1952. Cole’s got plenty of great tunes for those with deeper voices, and this one is one of his bests. It’s a great song to cover and has been by many artists over the years, including Frank Sinatra, Celine Dion, and Barbra Streisand.

Hey There Deliliah – Plain White T’s 

Hey There Deliliah is a popular song by the Plain White T’s. It was released in 2007 and became a top ten hit in several countries. The song is about a long-distance relationship and the difficulties of keeping it going.

Let’s Fall In Love For The Night – Finneas

As the night falls, Finneas offers up a sweet and tender track that is sure to get listeners in the mood for love. “Let’s Fall in Love for the Night” is a gentle ode to falling head over heels, even if just for one night. The lyrics are vulnerable and intimate, with Finneas’ signature falsetto croon cutting through the air like a knife. 

Ring Of Fire – Johnny Cash

The Ring of Fire is one of Johnny Cash’s most famous songs. The song was written by June Carter and Merle Kilgore, and it was inspired by a dream that Cash had. In the song, Cash sings about the dangers of living in the “ring of fire” – an area where there is a high risk of volcanoes and earthquakes. It’s a perfect choice if you want to sing something that isn’t too vocally challenging.

Always on My Mind – Elvis Presley

Elvis Presley’s “Always on My Mind” is one of the most iconic and well-loved songs of all time. The song was originally released in 1972, but it wasn’t until Elvis’ live performance of the song in 1977 that it truly became a hit. “Always on My Mind” has since been covered by many artists, but Elvis’ version remains the most popular and well-known. The lyrics of “Always on My Mind” are simple yet profound, and they speak to the eternal nature of love. Elvis Presley’s “Always on My Mind” is a timeless classic that will continue to be loved for generations to come.

Shape Of You – Ed Sheeran

Sheeran has said that “Shape of You” was written with a specific person in mind. He was inspired by a bar he used to frequent called TikiTali, where he would watch a beautiful bartender make cocktails. In an interview with MTV, Sheeran said: “I went in and asked for a Jameson neat and then just started chatting away with this girl behind the counter and ended up writing this tune about her”.

Closer – Chainsmoker ft. Halsey

The song “Closer” is a great choice for karaoke. It’s a catchy, upbeat tune that is sure to get stuck in your head. The lyrics are simple but effective, and the overall message of the song is one of love and connection. Whether you’re singing along in the car or dancing in your living room, this song is sure to put a smile on your face.

Nice to Meet Ya – Nail Horan

It’s always nice to meet someone new, and that’s exactly what Niall Horan’s new song “Nice to Meet Ya” is all about. The track, which was co-written by Horan, Greg Kurstin, and Teddy Geiger, is a fun and upbeat ode to meeting someone special and taking the opportunity to get to know them. It’s one of the top pop songs for baritones and the lyrics are full of positivity and good vibes, making “Nice to Meet Ya” the perfect song to listen to when you’re meeting someone new.

Hot Line bling – Drake

Drake’s “Hotline Bling” is a song about heartbreak and longing, set to a catchy, minimalist beat. The lyrics are simple but effective, and the song’s title refers to Drake’s ex-girlfriend calling him on the phone late at night. “Hotline Bling” was a huge hit when it was released. It helped Drake cement his place as one of the biggest rappers in the world, maybe it might help cement yours too!

Grow as We Go – Ben Platt

“Grow as We Go” is a song by Ben Platt. The song is about continuing to grow and learn even when things are tough. Platt sings about how life is full of ups and downs, but that it’s important to keep moving forward. He encourages listeners to be open to new experiences and to never give up on themselves. “Grow as We Go” is a motivating and uplifting song that will inspire anyone who hears it.

Only want to be with you – Post Malone

Malone’s “Only Wanna Be With You” is a feel-good track about being content with the one you love. The song reflects on Malone’s end of a relationship and how he’s finally found happiness with his current partner. He sings about how she makes him feel complete and how he only wants to be with her. The chorus is catchy and upbeat, making it easy to sing along to. The overall message of the song is one of contentment and happiness in love.

Pretty Shining People – George Ezra

“Pretty Shining People” is a song by English singer-songwriter George Ezra. The song has been described as “an ode to regular folk”. In an interview with iHeartRadio, Ezra said: “It’s just a celebration of everyday people who maybe don’t get celebrated enough. You see these people in your day-to-day life and they’re just going about their business, not really asking for any recognition or anything like that.”

What songs should baritone singers sing?

There are a variety of songs that baritones can sing, depending on their range and personal preference. For example, some baritones may enjoy singing classical songs while others may prefer pop or rock tunes. Older tunes tend to have more songs that suit baritones due to the style that was popular back then. BUt ultimately, it’s up to the baritone singer to choose what style they would like to sing.

What key should a baritone singer sing in?

There is no definitive answer to this question as it depends on the range of the baritone and what key best suits their voice. However, the key of G or E is generally very comfortable for males who are Baritones. Closely following the keys of G and E would be the keys of D (for baritone) and the key of A if you would like to push a little higher. But if you’re not sure, a good rule of thumb is to start in the key of C and work your way up or down from, to find the best key for you.

What is the easiest karaoke song to sing if you can’t sing?

Every singer’s vocal abilities and comfort levels with singing are different. However, some popular karaoke songs that are generally considered easy to sing are “Fly Me To The Moon” by Frank Sinatra, “Your Song'” by Elton John, and “You’ll Never Find Another Love Like Mine” by Lou Rawls. If want a challenge to improve your singing, you can try out “Bohemian Rhapsody” by Queen or “Rolling in the Deep” by Adele.

How to find more karaoke songs that suit your voice

If you’re new to karaoke, and want to find more songs that suit your voice, the easiest way is to listen to more music! There’s thousands of new music being released everyday on streaming platforms and it’s easier now than ever to find new songs for baritones. If that’s not enough, we update our list regularly, so come back and check up on it to see if there’s any new songs that fit your voice.

Final Thoughts

Finding the best karaoke songs for baritone singers can be challenging. So before you go to your next karaoke session, practice some of these songs at home. You can prepare some of these songs ahead of time, so when it’s time for you to sing, you’re going to be at your very best! 

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