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Popular Karaoke or Videoke Songs to Sing: The Fun and Mellows

March 17, 2017
Popular Karaoke-Videoke Songs

In the Philippines, Videoke or Karaoke is a very popular past time, “way”, “activity” to celebrate an occasion. In the country, it’s not just “in” for the birthdays and Christmas season, it is also very common in everyday life especially when you go to the province. You will see people would gather up in a store and then you’ll find a lady or a gent singing while the others drink or wait for their turn to have the mic all for themselves. Some like the old songs such as Top of the World, Chiquitita, Black Magic Woman, etc. There are so many popular karaoke/videoke songs to sing that a lot of people can relate with,

Yes, there are a lot of cities where you can see or hear people singing, holding microphones even without any occasion – just for pure fun or bonding with friends and family. It’s a favorite Filipino past time. So, if you are to indulge in a singing/karaoke/videoke session in the country, better be prepared with what songs to sing.

Do you want to be fun and jolly? Here are some of the popular songs in the country. Anyone could sing and join in the groove with you:

  • Mambo No. 5
  • Livin la Vida Loca
  • Quando Quando by Michael Bublé
  • Sway by Michael Bublé
  • Buttercup
  • Salamat (Kaibigan)
  • Triangle by shakira
  • Waka Waka by Shakira
  • One direction songs (like You don’t know your beautiful. Wait.. is that the correct title?)
  • Spice Girls hits like Wannabe
  • She Bangs by Ricky Martin
  • Girlfriend by Avril Lavigne
  • Buttons by the Pussycat Dolls

Or.. if you want to go just spill your heart out and play some a little mellow, the following are a hit:

  • The Prayer by Andrea Bocelli and Katharine Mcphee
  • Dance With My Father Again by Luther Vandross
  • Ocean deep
  • Air Supply songs (They are big in the country)
  • Celine Dione songs like My Heart Will Go On (that song in Titanic), Alone and even The Prayer
  • Miley Cyrus’s Wrecking Ball (just be sure the dogs won’t bark. Okay, it’s a free country, they are free to bark)
  • Top of the World (as mentioned earlier, this is a common karaoke song in the country)
  • Torete By Moonlight 88 (this has a Tagalog lyrics)
  • Taylor Swift Songs such as White Horse and Fifteen
  • Heaven Knows
  • Right Here Waiting
  • It Might Be You
  • When a man loves a woman by Michael Bolton
  • Said I love you but I lied by Michael Bolton
  • Hello by Adele
  • She Will be Loved by Maroon 5
Rule:

Just enjoy. Filipinos generally don’t mind if your voice and your singing are not very good. Just… don’t wake up the neighbors or their dogs. So, maybe putting the volume down a little bit helps when you are in a residential area. Everybody happy!

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