75 Funny Karaoke Songs to Sing for a Laugh

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Written By Will Fenton

Founder of MidderMusic. From numerous bands to stints working in music shops, read more about me on the 'Here's My Story' page!

So, you’ve decided to take the stage and entertain the audience; which song do you choose? 

Don’t worry, this list will help you! 

All 75 of these songs will never fail to put a smile on everyone’s face, so start practicing now!

Enjoy our list of the best funny karaoke songs!

1. “I’m Too Sexy” by Right Said Fred

“I’m Too Sexy” is a 1991 song by the British band Right Said Fred, released from their debut album, Up.

The single topped the chart in seven different countries.

The song’s inspiration came while the Fairbrass brothers were running a gym in London, where there was “lots of narcissism and posing,” according to Richard.

As a joke, he removed his shirt and began singing “I’m too sexy for my shirt” in front of a mirror!

2. “Tequila” by the Champs

Chuck Rio’s 1958 Latin-flavored surf instrumental “Tequila” was recorded by the Champs.

One of the funniest karaoke songs out there, it was a number 1 hit on both the pop and R&B charts and it is still heavily referenced in pop culture today. 

The fun karaoke song had Burgess on rhythm guitar, Cliff Hils on bass, the Flores Trio on the backing tune and Huelyn Duvall on backing vocals.

3. “Take On Me” by A-ha

Take On Me” is a song by Norwegian synth-pop band A-ha from their debut studio album, Hunting High and Low (1985). 

In the US, the single topped Billboard’s Hot 100 in the year it was released, undoubtedly helped by MTV’s widespread exposure of the innovative music video, which featured the band in a live-action pencil-sketch animation sequence. 

At the 1986 MTV Video Music Awards, the video won six awards and was nominated for two more.

4. “Love Shack” by The B-52s

The B-52s’ “Love Shack” is a song from their fifth studio album, Cosmic Thing, released in 1989.

Following their decline in popularity in the mid-1980s and the death of guitarist Ricky Wilson in 1985, the song was a comeback for the group. 

As the band’s signature song, “Love Shack” has been a concert staple since its release. 

In 2001, the funny karaoke song was named one of the 365 Songs of the Century.

5. “U Can’t Touch This” by MC Hammer

American rapper MC Hammer co-wrote, produced, and performed the song “U Can’t Touch This.” 

The fun karaoke song is notable for winning two Grammy Awards for Best R&B Song and Best Rap Solo Performance. 

It was the first rap song to be nominated for Record of the Year at the 33rd Annual Grammy Awards in 1991, as well as the MTV Video Music Awards for Best Rap Video and Best Dance Video in 1990.

6. “Like a Virgin” by Madonna

This fun karaoke song by Madonna appears on her studio album of the same name.

Its lyrics contain hidden innuendos that can be interpreted in a variety of ways. 

The song’s performance at the first MTV Video Music Awards was hailed as a watershed moment in pop culture and one of the best performances in the show’s history. 

“Like a Virgin” has also been credited with encouraging women and female performers to embrace their sexuality.

7. “This Is How We Do It” by Montell Jordan

“This Is How We Do It” is Montell Jordan’s debut single, released on his album of the same name (1995). 

The funny karaoke song exemplifies the hip hop soul style that was popular at the time. 

The single sold one million copies in the US and was certified platinum by the RIAA. 

Jordan was nominated for a Grammy Award for Best Male R&B Vocal Performance for the song at the 38th Annual Grammy Awards.

8. “Ice Ice Baby” by Vanilla Ice

Vanilla Ice, K. Kennedy, and DJ Earthquake collaborated on the hip hop song “Ice Ice Baby.” 

It was inspired by the bassline of Queen’s and David Bowie’s song “Under Pressure”, but they did not receive credit until after it became a hit.

It was the first hip-hop single to top the Billboard Hot 100, also charting in a number of other countries, helping to diversify hip hop by introducing it to a wider audience.

9. “Wannabe” by Spice Girls

This upbeat karaoke song is the debut single by the English girl group the Spice Girls.

The lyrics, which emphasise the importance of female friendship over heterosexual relationships, became an iconic symbol of female empowerment and the group’s Girl Power philosophy. 

Despite mixed reviews from critics, the song was named Best British-Written Single at the 1997 Ivor Novello Awards and British Single of the Year at the 1997 Brit Awards.

10. “All Star” by Smash Mouth

Smash Mouth’s song “All Star” is taken from their second studio album, Astro Lounge (1999). 

Writer Greg Camp sought to create an anthem for outcasts by drawing musical inspiration from contemporary artists such as Sugar Ray and Third Eye Blind. 

At the 42nd Grammy Awards, it was nominated for Best Pop Performance by a Duo or Group with Vocals.

Following favorable critical reviews, some named the song one of the best songs of 1999.

11. “Look at Me!” by XXXTentacion

“Look at Me!” is XXXTentacion’s debut single, which officially launched in 2015 on the SoundCloud account of the song’s co-producer, Rojas. 

The funny karaoke song is the lead single from his commercial debut mixtape Revenge

The song was named by Billboard as one of the 100 songs that defined the decade of the 2010s, and it is a mildly raunchy rap, making it ideal for entertaining the crowd at your local karaoke spot.

12. “Witch Doctor” by Ross Bagdasarian

“Witch Doctor” is a 1958 novelty song written and performed by Ross Bagdasarian as David Seville. 

In the song, the singer seeks romantic advice from a witch doctor, who responds with a nonsense incantation that becomes an earworm. 

Seville had spent $200 on a tape recorder, a significant sum at the time, and he had the idea of recording himself at different speeds to create a dialogue with the witch doctor.

13. “Wake Me Up Before You Go-Go” by Wham!

“Wake Me Up Before You Go-Go” is by duo Wham!, released as a single in the UK in 1984.

Written and produced by George Michael, it was Wham!’s first number one hit in the UK and the US.

The fun karaoke song was certified platinum in the US, indicating sales of over two million copies at the time, and was ranked 28th on VH1’s list of the 100 Greatest Songs of the 1980s.

14. “Barbie Girl” by Aqua

The song “Barbie Girl” is by the Danish-Norwegian dance-pop group Aqua and was released from their debut studio album, Aquarium, in 1997.

Søren Rasted wrote the funny karaoke song after seeing a kitsch culture exhibit in Denmark that featured Barbie dolls. 

The song topped the charts all over the world, and remains one of the best-selling singles of all time. 

It was also performed as the intermission act at the 2001 Eurovision Song Contest.

15. “El Paso” by Marty Robbins

Marty Robbins wrote and recorded the western ballad “El Paso,” which was first released in 1959 and tells a story of a jealous boyfriend through the song lyrics.

It was a major hit on both the country and pop music charts, reaching number one in both as the 1960s’ first number one hit. 

It was nominated for a Grammy Award for Best Country & Western Recording in 1961, and it is still Robbins’ best-known song. 

16. “867-5309/Jenny” by Tommy Tutone

“867-5309/Jenny” is a song written by Alex Call and Jim Keller, performed by Tommy Tutone on the album Tommy Tutone 2 in 1981. 

In 1982, it reached number four on the Billboard Hot 100 and number one on the Billboard Hot Mainstream Rock Tracks chart. 

The song sparked a craze in which people dialed 867-5309 and asked for “Jenny”; this funny karaoke song is a surefire way to get the audience singing along!

17. “My Humps” by the Black Eyed Peas

“My Humps” is a song by the Black Eyed Peas that was written and produced by member will.i.am for their fourth studio album Monkey Business (2005). 

It sparked debate due to its title and lyrics, which depict a woman who achieves her goals by using her breasts and assets. 

Music critics panned the song, calling it a repetitive and puerile form of sexual titillation; this, however, makes it a super funny karaoke song!

18. “Drop It Like It’s Hot” by Snoop Dogg and Pharrell Williams

“Drop It Like It’s Hot” is a song written by rapper Snoop Dogg and performed with fellow musician Pharrell Williams.

It is considered an iconic song, becoming both artists’ first number one on the US Billboard Hot 100.

It was nominated for Best Rap Song and Best Rap Performance by a Duo or Group at the 2005 Grammy Awards, with Billboard naming the funny karaoke song the most popular rap song of the 2000’s!

19. “Rock Lobster” by The B-52s

Rock Lobster” was written by B-52’s members Fred Schneider and Ricky Wilson. 

The fun karaoke song became one of their signature hits and helped to launch their career. 

“Rock Lobster” was well received by critics and reached number 147 on Rolling Stone’s list of the 500 Greatest Songs of All Time in December 2004. 

This is a funny, upbeat karaoke song that is sure to make your audience laugh!

20. “Baby Got Back” by Sir Mix-a-Lot

“Baby Got Back” is a hip hop song written and recorded by rapper Sir Mix-a-Lot for his album, Mack Daddy (1992).

The song sparked controversy when it was first released because of its blunt and overtly sexual lyrics about women, but is now deemed a one of the funniest karaoke songs to perform.

It was the second best-selling song in the US in 1992, and was ranked 17th on VH1’s 100 Greatest Hip Hop Songs.

21. “Man! I Feel Like a Woman!” by Shania Twain

Shania Twain’s third studio album, Come On Over, features this funny karaoke song.

It is a country pop song about women’s empowerment, with music critics praising the song’s attitude and hook, as well as Twain’s vocals.

It reached the top five on the Hot Country Songs chart and was certified Platinum by the RIAA for 1,000,000 digital downloads. 

Additionally, it was nominated for a Grammy in 2000 for Best Female Country Vocal Performance.

22. “White & Nerdy” by “Weird Al” Yankovic

“White & Nerdy” is from the album Straight Outta Lynwood by “Weird Al” Yankovic, released in 2006. 

It is a parody of Chamillionaire and Krayzie Bone’s song “Ridin’.” 

As recited by the subject, who cannot “roll with the gangstas” because he is “just too white and nerdy,” the song both satirizes and celebrates nerd culture. 

It funnily references stereotypically nerdy activities, such as collecting comic books and action figures and playing Dungeons & Dragons (D&D).

23. “I’m on a Boat” by The Lonely Island ft. T-Pain

The single “I’m on a Boat” is from The Lonely Island’s debut album Incredibad, and features T-Pain, an R&B singer.

The parody-style song makes for a super fun karaoke performance!

In February 2009, the music video topped YouTube and the iTunes music video chart in the United States, proving just how popular it is.

At the 52nd Grammy Awards, the funny karaoke song was even nominated for Best Rap/Sung Collaboration.

24. “Everybody (Backstreet’s back)” by Backstreet Boys

“Everybody (Backstreet’s Back)” is a song written and produced by Denniz Pop and Max Martin for the American boy band Backstreet Boys. 

It was released in June 1997 as the first single from the band’s second international studio album Backstreet’s Back, and is incredibly well-known and popular.

According to Billboard, the fun karaoke song has a “contagious dance/pop beat and catchy hook that perfectly showcases this talented group’s voices.” 

25. “The Purple People Eater” by Sheb Wooley

“The Purple People Eater” is a novelty song, written and performed by Sheb Wooley, that reached number 1 in the Billboard pop charts in 1958.

The funny karaoke song tells the story of a strange creature (described as a “one-eyed, one-horned, flying, purple people eater”) who comes to Earth to join a rock and roll band.

It inspired by a joke told by the child of a friend; Wooley finished it in an hour.

26. “Never Gonna Give You Up” by Rick Astley

“Never Gonna Give You Up” is English singer and songwriter Rick Astley’s debut single, released in 1987. 

At the 1988 Brit Awards, the song was named Best British Single and, in 1987,  it was the best-selling single of the year.

Because of the Rickrolling meme, Astley won the MTV Europe Music Award for Best Act Ever in 2008 with the song, thanks to collective voting from thousands of people on the Internet.

27. “Uptown Funk” by Mark Ronson ft. Bruno Mars

“Uptown Funk” is a song by record producer Mark Ronson, featuring singer-songwriter Bruno Mars.

The fun karaoke song was written by Ronson, Mars, Jeff Bhasker, and Philip Lawrence, and produced by the former three.

Its composition came during a freestyle studio session when they worked on a jam Mars and his band played on tour.

The song had great success, but copyright controversies arose, resulting in multiple lawsuits and amendments to its songwriting credits.

28. “Bohemian Rhapsody” by Queen

Queen’s “Bohemian Rhapsody” is the lead single from their fourth studio album, A Night at the Opera (1975). 

It is one of the few progressive rock songs from the 1970s to achieve widespread commercial success and widespread appeal. 

Mercury referred to “Bohemian Rhapsody” as a “mock opera” created by combining three of his songs.

It is an incredibly difficult song to sing, making it a super funny karaoke song.

29. “Who Let the Dogs Out” by Baha Men

“Who Let the Dogs Out” is a funny karaoke song, originally performed by Bahamian junkanoo band Baha Men.

Producer Jonathan King brought the song to the attention of his friend Steve Greenberg, who then had the Baha Men cover the song.

It became the band’s first and only hit in the United Kingdom and the United States, and it gained massive popularity after appearing in Rugrats in Paris: The Movie and its soundtrack album.

30. “Bye Bye Bye” by NSYNC

“Bye Bye Bye” is a funny karaoke song by the American boy band NSYNC, released from their album, No Strings Attached, in 2000.

Its lyrics describe the end of a romantic relationship; it also alluded to the group’s split from manager Lou Pearlman and label RCA Records.

It was a commercial success, peaking at number four on the US Billboard Hot 100 and ranking in the top ten in almost every country where it charted.

31. “Pony” by Ginuwine

“Pony” is a song by Ginuwine, released as the first single from his debut album, Ginuwine…The Bachelor in 1996.

Ginuwine co-wrote the song with Swing Mob members Static Major and Timbaland, who made his debut as a producer with the song.

It reached number six on the Billboard Hot 100 in the United States and number two on the Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs chart, remaining popular today as a sexy song.

32. “Africa” by Toto

“Africa” is the tenth and final track on American rock band Toto’s fourth studio album Toto IV (1982).

Critics praised its composition, as well as Toto’s performances.

The funny karaoke song reached number one on the Billboard Hot 100 chart in the US, the band’s only Billboard number one, as well as number one on the Canadian charts.

It also reached the top ten in the UK, Ireland, the Netherlands, Australia, New Zealand, and Switzerland.

33. “Single Ladies (Put a Ring on It)” by Beyoncé

“Single Ladies (Put a Ring on It)” is a fun karaoke song, recorded by Beyoncé for her third studio album, I Am… Sasha Fierce.

Columbia Records released it in 2008, as a double A-side alongside “If I Were a Boy”, highlighting the contrast between Beyoncé and her sassy onstage alter ego Sasha Fierce

The song explores men’s unwillingness to propose or commit, and the female protagonist is in a club celebrating her being single.

34. “Stacy’s Mom” by Fountains of Wayne

“Stacy’s Mom” by Fountains of Wayne was inspired by a friend of bassist Adam Schlesinger’s when he was young, who was attracted to Schlesinger’s grandmother.

It is a power pop song, in which the group hoped to recreate the sound of the rock band the Cars.

This fun karaoke song is one that everyone knows and loves, and was the only mainstream hit from the band; it’s for sure their signature song.

35. “Let’s Dance” by David Bowie

“Let’s Dance” is a song written by David Bowie and released as the title track to his 1983 album Let’s Dance.

It was released as the album’s lead single in March 1983 and went on to become one of his best-selling songs.

The fun karaoke song concludes with a guitar solo by rising blues guitarist Stevie Ray Vaughan, so be sure to practice your air guitar skills!

36. “So Fresh, So Clean” by Outkast

“So Fresh, So Clean” is a song by Outkast from their fourth studio album, Stankonia, that features uncredited vocals from singer-songwriter Sleepy Brown. 

The fun karaoke song peaked at number 30 on the Billboard Hot 100 in the United States and was then certified platinum by the Recording Industry Association of America in October 2020 for over a million combined sales and streaming equivalent units!

37. “I Will Always Love You” by Whitney Houston

Originally written by Dolly Parton, Whitney Houston recorded this song in 1992.

It is super difficult to sing, making it a funny karaoke song!

It was Houston’s first Diamond single, making her the third female artist who had both a Diamond single and a Diamond album, and becoming the best-selling single by a woman in the US!

With 20 million copies sold it became the best-selling single of all time by a female solo artist.

38. “Teenage Dirtbag” by Wheatus

This fun karaoke song, written by guitarist and vocalist Brendan B. Brown, is said to be inspired by a childhood experience of his.

The song was successful in Australia, being certified 3× Platinum, and becoming the second-best-selling single of 2000.

It also reached number one in Austria and Flanders while peaking at number two in the United Kingdom, where it was certified 2× Platinum.

It has sold 5 million copies worldwide as of 2014!

39. “Always Be My Baby” by Mariah Carey

Mariah Carey’s fifth studio album, Daydream, contains a number of fun karaoke songs to perform!

The 1995 song “Always Be My Baby” has lyrics describing the singer’s attachment and unity towards her estranged lover, and it will be the best karaoke song when drunk (even if you can’t hit those high notes!)

“Always Be My Baby” was a commercial and critical success, becoming Carey’s eleventh chart topper on the US Billboard Hot 100. 

40. “Shallow” by Lady Gaga and Bradley Cooper

“Shallow” is a song written by Lady Gaga and performed by American actor and filmmaker Bradley Cooper.

In 2018, Interscope Records released it as the lead single from the soundtrack to the 2018 musical romantic drama film A Star Is Born.

Most notably, the song appears when Cooper’s character Jackson Maine invites Gaga’s character Ally to perform it onstage with him.

This romantic duet is certainly a fun karaoke song to sing when drunk!

41. “Don’t Stop Believin’” by Journey

One of the best sing along songs when drunk, “Don’t Stop Believin’” was released as the second single from the group’s seventh studio album, Escape, in October 1981. 

Journey was one of the most successful rock bands of the 1980s at the start of the decade. 

Writer Jonathan Cain had kept the song title as a reminder of his father’s encouragement to him as a struggling musician living on Sunset Boulevard in Los Angeles.

42. “Gangsta’s Paradise” by Coolio

This amusing karaoke song, certified platinum in October, was included on Coolio’s second album Gangsta’s Paradise in 1995. 

The song was ranked 85th on Billboard’s Greatest Songs of All Time and was the top-selling single in the United States in 1995. 

Coolio received a Grammy nomination for Best Rap Solo Performance, two MTV Video Music Awards for Best Rap Video and Best Video from a Film, and a Billboard Music Award for the song/album!

43. “Don’t You Want Me” by The Human League

“Don’t You Want Me” is a funny karaoke song by the Human League, a British synthpop group. 

It was released as the fourth single from their third studio album, Dare, in 1981. 

It was the biggest selling UK single of 1981, the year’s Christmas number one, and has since sold over 1,560,000 copies in the UK, making it the 23rd-most successful single in UK Singles Chart history.

44. “It’s Gonna Be Me” by NSYNC

The song “It’s Gonna Be Me” is another fun karaoke song by the American boy band NSYNC.

It was released as the second single from their studio album No Strings Attached (2000).

The pop song was inspired by Joe Jackson’s “Steppin’ Out” (1982) and Rupert Holmes’ “Him” (1980), and the lyrics are about a man trying to persuade a woman to start a new relationship with him while she recovers from a previous breakup.

45. “I Would Die 4 U” by Prince and the Revolution

“I Would Die 4 U” is a song by Prince and the Revolution that was released as the fourth single from their 1984 album Purple Rain.

The uptempo dance song was a top 10 hit in the United States, reaching number 8 on the Billboard Hot 100. 

The song is described as “a practise in restrained ecstasy” in which “Prince delivers one of his finest and most passionate…vocal performances” by Cash Box.

46. “ABC” by The Jackson 5

The Jackson 5’s song “ABC” was released as a single in 1970. 

In 1970, the song dethroned the Beatles’ “Let It Be” at the top of the Billboard Hot 100, and it spent four weeks at the top of the soul singles chart. 

It was even nominated for a Grammy Award for Best Pop Performance by a Duo or Group with Vocals in 1971.

This is one of the best sing along songs when drunk!

47. “Rio” by Duran Duran

Duran Duran’s seventh single, “Rio,” was first released in 1982 as the title single from the band’s second studio album of the same name.

The fun karaoke song was inspired by John Taylor’s description of Rio de Janeiro as “truly foreign, exotic, a cornucopia of earthly delights, a party that would never stop”.

The song’s lyrics were written by Simon Le Bon, who chose to write about a girl named Rio rather than the city.

48. “I Want It That Way” by Backstreet Boys

Released in 1999 as the lead single from the Backstreet Boys’ third studio album Millennium, “I Want It That Way” makes for a funny karaoke song!

The song was well received critically, with many critics praising its catchiness and dubbing it the pop ballad of the year.

The song was nominated for three Grammy Awards, including Song and Record of the Year, and has been included on lists by Blender, MTV, Rolling Stone, and VH1.

49. “Hollaback Girl” by Gwen Stefani

This funny karaoke song was influenced by hip-hop and dance music from the 1980s. 

Stefani, Pharrell Williams, and Chad Hugo wrote it, with the latter two handling production as the Neptunes.

The song was one of the most popular in 2005, reaching the top ten on the majority of the charts it entered. 

It topped the charts in Australia and the United States, where it became the first digital download to sell one million copies!

50. “You Make Me Wanna…” by Usher

“You Make Me Wanna…” by Usher is one of the best sing along songs when drunk!

It was released as the lead single from his second studio album, My Way, in 1997.

The song is about a love triangle, with the protagonist wanting to leave his girlfriend for his former best friend.

The successful album received a Billboard Music Award, a Soul Train Music Award, a WQHT Hip Hop Award, and even a Grammy nomination.

51. “…Baby One More Time” by Britney Spears

“…Baby One More Time” is Britney Spears’ debut single from her debut studio album of the same name (1999).

The song became a worldwide hit, topping the charts in at least 22 countries, including the UK where it earned triple-platinum certification from the British Phonographic Industry and was the country’s best-selling single in 1999.

With over 10 million copies sold, the funny karaoke song is one of the best-selling singles of all time.

52. “Good as Hell” by Lizzo

“Good as Hell” is a popular song by Lizzo that was released as the lead single from her first extended play, Coconut Oil, in 2016, and served as the inspiration for her 2017 Good as Hell Tour. 

Following her performance at the 2019 MTV Video Music Awards, it entered the top ten in Australia, Canada, Belgium, New Zealand, and the UK. 

The fun karaoke song was certified 4 platinum by the RIAA.

53. “Toxic” by Britney Spears

Britney Spears released the song “Toxic” for her fourth studio album, In the Zone, in 2003.

The song was originally offered to Kylie Minogue for her album Body Language, but she declined.

A dance-pop and techno-pop song, its lyrics paint a detailed picture of a lover as a dangerous and addictive drug.

This is the perfect sing along song when drunk, and will be sure to get your audience on their feet!

54. “Vogue” by Madonna

“Vogue” is a song by Madonna from her second soundtrack album, I’m Breathless (1990). 

“Vogue” is a house song that set dance music trends in the 1990s, with strong influences from 1970s disco in its composition. 

The fun karaoke song also includes a spoken section in which Madonna mentions several “Golden Age” Hollywood stars. 

Lyrically, the song is about having fun on the dance floor no matter who you are, which is perfect for karaoke!

55. “Lovefool” by The Cardigans

“Lovefool” is a song written by Peter Svensson and Nina Persson for the third studio album by Swedish rock band the Cardigans, First Band on the Moon (1996). 

The song was included in the Baz Luhrmann film Romeo + Juliet a few months after its release, which helped it gain international recognition. 

This heartfelt tune will be freeing to belt out, and is a great sing along song when drunk!

56. “Girls Just Want to Have Fun” by Cyndi Lauper

Everyone knows this funny karaoke song!

“Girls Just Want to Have Fun” is best known for the cover version by American singer Cyndi Lauper, who performed it in 1983.

It was Lauper’s first major single as a solo artist and the lead single from her debut studio album, She’s So Unusual.

Lauper’s version became known as a feminist anthem, and it was accompanied by a Grammy-winning music video.

57. “Dancing in the Dark” by Bruce Springsteen

“Dancing in the Dark” is a popular, fun karaoke song written and performed by Bruce Springsteen, an American rock singer. 

It was the first single from his 1984 album, Born in the USA, and it became his biggest hit, propelling the album to become his best-seller.

“Dancing in the Dark” was also a worldwide success, becoming Australia’s best-selling single of 1984, topping the charts in Belgium and the Netherlands, and charting in seven other countries.

58. “Mr. Brightside” by The Killers

This fun karaoke song is an obvious choice to perform; everyone knows it and is sure to sing along!

“Mr. Brightside” is the first single released by the Killers, an American rock band, from their album Hot Fuss.

It was one of the Killers’ first songs, written by band members Brandon Flowers and Dave Keuning. 

In the United Kingdom, it is also one of the top fifteen most downloaded rock tracks of all time.

59. “Mambo No. 5” by Lou Bega

“Mambo No. 5” is a 1949 instrumental mambo and jazz dance song written and recorded by Cuban musician Dámaso Pérez Prado.

The original was sampled by German singer Lou Bega and released on his 1999 debut album, A Little Bit of Mambo.

In Europe, his version became a hit in 1999 and has since become a song that everyone knows and loves.

It is a funny karaoke song that will get everyone singing along!

60. “Sweet Caroline” by Neil Diamond

“Sweet Caroline” is a song written and performed by Neil Diamond, released as a single in 1969.

Diamond stated in a 2007 interview that his inspiration was John F. Kennedy’s daughter, Caroline, who was eleven years old at the time of release.

He performed the song at her 50th birthday party in 2007. 

One of the best karaoke songs to sing along to when drunk, it has sold over two million downloads as of 2014. 

61. “Let It Go” by Idina Menzel

“Let It Go” is a song from the 2013 animated feature film Frozen, written by husband-and-wife songwriting team Kristen Anderson-Lopez and Robert Lopez. 

In the film, American actress and singer Idina Menzel performed the song in its original show-tune version as Queen Elsa. 

A musical tune is always perfect for a funny karaoke performance, and this one is sure to get everyone singing along!

62. “Sk8ter Boi” by Avril Lavigne

Avril Lavigne’s song “Sk8er Boi” was released as the second single from her debut album, Let Go, in 2002.

The fun karaoke song combines punk rock, pop-punk, power pop, and alternative pop styles.

It lyrically tells a story about her rocker boyfriend and a girl he knew in high school who rejected him because he was a skateboarder and she was a snob.

63. “Dancing Queen” by ABBA

ABBA’s “Dancing Queen” is a Europop and disco song released as the lead single from their fourth studio album, Arrival (1976).

It was ABBA’s only number one hit in the US and a worldwide success, charting in Australia, Canada, the Netherlands, Belgium, Ireland, Mexico, New Zealand, Norway, South Africa, Spain, Sweden, the United Kingdom, West Germany, and Rhodesia.

It is one of the best sing along songs when drunk, making for a funny karaoke song!

64. “Lazy Sunday” by The Lonely Island

A comedy hit always makes for a funny karaoke song!

“Lazy Sunday” (also known as “The Chronicles of Narnia rap,” “The Chronicles of Narnia rap,” or “The Narnia rap”) is a single and short film by the American comedy group The Lonely Island.

The song and accompanying music video follow Andy Samberg and fellow cast member Chris Parnell as they smuggle the food into a Sunday afternoon matinée of The Chronicles of Narnia.

65. “Whip It” by Devo

“Whip It” is a fun karaoke song by Devo from their studio album Freedom of Choice (1980).

It is a new wave and synth-pop song with instrumentation that includes a synthesizer, electric guitar, bass guitar, and drums.

The seemingly incomprehensible lyrics share a common theme centered on the ability to “whip it” through one’s problems.

Mothersbaugh believes the song sold well because people assumed the lyrics are about masturbation or sadomasochism, and other taboo topics.

66. “Amish Paradise” by “Weird Al” Yankovic

“Amish Paradise” is a great choice for a funny karaoke song!

It was released in 1996 by satirist “Weird Al” Yankovic as a parody of Coolio’s hip hop song “Gangsta’s Paradise,” which features L.V.

It appears on the album Bad Hair Day and flips the original “Gangsta’s Paradise,” in which the narrator laments his dangerous way of life, by presenting an Amish man praising his relatively simple and uncomplicated existence.

67. “Life Is a Highway” by Rascal Flatts

The fun karaoke song “Life Is a Highway” is by Canadian musician Tom Cochrane and appears on his second studio album, Mad Mad World (1991).

In late 1991, the song reached number one in Canada and peaked at number six on the Billboard Hot 100 chart in the US the following year.

Chris LeDoux covered the song for his 1998 album One Road Man, and Rascal Flatts covered it for the Cars soundtrack.

68. “Party in the U.S.A.” by Miley Cyrus

“Party in the U.S.A.” is a song recorded by Miley Cyrus for her debut extended play (EP) The Time of Our Lives, released in 2009.

The fun karaoke song was written for Jessie J, but they realized it wasn’t edgy enough for her, and gave it to Cyrus (changing the lyrics to fit her persona).

It is a great sing along song when you’re drunk, and everyone is sure to enjoy your performance!

69. “Grandma Got Run Over by a Reindeer” by Elmo Shropshire and Patsy Trigg

The novelty Christmas song “Grandma Got Run Over by a Reindeer” was written by Randy Brooks and first performed in 1979 by the husband-and-wife duo Elmo Shropshire and Patsy Trigg. 

According to Shropshire, the song is a “beloved holiday favourite. A lot of younger people say Christmas isn’t real until they hear it.”

This is a funny karaoke song to get everyone singing along this holiday season!

70. “You Oughta Know” by Alanis Morissette

“You Oughta Know” is a song by Canadian singer Alanis Morissette that was released on July 6, 1995 as the lead single from her third studio album, Jagged Little Pill (1995).

The fun karaoke song marked Morissette’s transition from bubblegum pop to alternative rock, and features Red Hot Chili Peppers guitarist Dave Navarro and bassist Flea.

It outperformed the label’s expectations and received favorable feedback, and is now a great sing along song when drunk!

71. “Tubthumping” by Chumbawamba

“Tubthumping” is a song by British rock band Chumbawamba that appears on their eighth studio album, Tubthumper (1997).

It is the band’s most successful single, charting at number two in the United Kingdom and topping the charts in Australia, Canada, Ireland, Italy, and New Zealand.

The funny karaoke song was nominated for a Brit Award for Best British Single at the 1998 Brit Awards after selling 880,000 copies.

72. “Say My Name” by Destiny’s Child

Destiny’s Child’s “Say My Name” is a fun karaoke song from their second studio album, The Writing’s on the Wall (1999).

While the song features the vocals of the original line-up of Luckett and Roberson, the music video for the single introduced the second line-up, which included then-new members Michelle Williams and Farrah Franklin.

This is a great song to sing along to when drunk, which is why it’s the perfect choice for your performance!

73. “All The Small Things” by Blink-182

The song “All the Small Things” is by the American rock band Blink-182.

It was the band’s second single and the eighth track from their third album, Enema of the State (1999).

The song was written primarily by guitarist and vocalist Tom DeLonge as a love letter to his then-girlfriend.

It was recorded with the intention of shipping it to radio, as the trio felt they needed a single that was “really catchy and basic.”

74. “The Real Slim Shady” by Eminem

Eminem’s third studio album, The Marshall Mathers LP, contains the song “The Real Slim Shady” (2000).

“The Real Slim Shady” was Eminem’s first number one hit in the UK, and it also peaked at number four on the Billboard Hot 100, making it his biggest hit to that point.

It received numerous accolades, including MTV Video Music Awards for Best Video and Best Male Video, as well as a Grammy Award for Best Rap Solo.

75. “Since U Been Gone” by Kelly Clarkson

“Since U Been Gone” is a song by American singer Kelly Clarkson that appears on her second studio album, Breakaway (2004). 

It’s an uptempo pop rock and power pop power ballad with electronic sounds and a soft and loud pop rock sound. 

Lyrically, the fun karaoke song is written from the perspective of a woman, who expresses her relief at the end of her troubled relationship.

Funny Karaoke Songs – Final Thoughts

This concludes our list of the 75 funniest karaoke songs!

Whether you’re looking for a heartfelt belter, a comedy classic, or a singalong tune, this list is here for you.

Enjoy your karaoke night, and perform your heart out!

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