Top Ten Greatest Karaoke Songs Of All Time

gloria gaynorGloria Gaynor’s ‘I will survive’ voted the greatest karaoke song of all time.

New research by Churchill Insurance* reveals the nation’s greatest karaoke songs of all time.

Bursting with favourite disco, rock and pop anthems, this list is definitely not for shy and retiring types:The Churchill Insurance list of the greatest karaoke songs of all time:
1. I Will Survive – Gloria Gaynor
It’s ‘back, from outer space’ and it’s bagged the number one slot as the greatest karaoke tune of all time – Gloria Gaynor’s 1979 number one hit makes for a tonsil-tastic night out at the karaoke bar or night in on the games console

2. Don’t Stop Me Now – Queen
The nation really doesn’t want to stop singing this one now because they are clearly ‘having a good time’ whenever this big song begins to play

3. Angels – Robbie Williams
We’re ‘loving angels instead’ – one for the boys to croon to and the girls to swoon over, Robbie’s Angels storms in at number three

4. Bohemian Rhapsody – Queen
Oh mamma mia – it’s been a UK number one hit on two occasions for Queen and slides into the fourth spot as people go potty for operatic rock
5. I’m Gonna Be (500 miles) – The Proclaimers
Many would walk a thousand miles to this song made famous by Scottish band The Proclaimers; others would prefer to take the microphone and perform it

= Dancing Queen – Abba
‘You can dance, you can jive, having the time of your life’ to this Abba song, according to Churchill’s poll

6. It’s Raining Men – The Weather Girls
Hail The Weather Girls! This female favourite storms into the top five as women all over the UK take to the mic to belt out this classic

7. You’ll Never Walk Alone – Gerry and the Pacemakers
Originally a show tune from Carousel and a famous anthem for Liverpool Football Club, You’ll Never Walk Alone is definitely one to sing with a group of friends

8. Is This The Way To Amarillo – Tony Christie
Many karaoke enthusiasts are ‘dreaming dreams’ of singing Amarillo when they hit the karaoke booths with friends

9. Sweet Caroline – Neil Diamond
A hit for Neil Diamond, the ‘good times never seemed so good’ whenever this song is punched into the karaoke

10. Livin’ On A Prayer – Bon Jovi
Grab your air guitars; this rock anthem is signature Bon Jovi and a favourite karaoke tune for amateur singers everywhere

Matt Owen, spokesperson for Churchill, says:
“An evening of karaoke can bring out the best, as well as the worst, in singing voices – but you can certainly depend on it for being a bit of a laugh. Many of our greatest karaoke tunes are old classics, perfect for a sing-a-long with family and friends.”
The research also revealed the top karaoke occasions:
1. A night out with friends / family (37 per cent)
2. A friend’s / relative’s birthday (12 per cent)
3. At home on the games console (12 per cent)
4. On a night out with colleagues / as a team building event (8 per cent)
5. At home on a karaoke machine (6 per cent)

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