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50 Best Pop Songs for Sopranos (Karaoke & Audition Hits)

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Written By Will Fenton
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50 Best Pop Songs for Sopranos (Karaoke & Audition Hits)

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If you have a soprano voice, pop songs are probably the best choice for you to sing.

Plus, pop songs are usually familiar and catchy, which makes them ideal for karaoke.

But they also work well for auditions, especially if they showcase your soprano voice beautifully.

So for today’s article, we made a list of the best pop songs for sopranos.

Whether you’re searching for a good audition track or karaoke song, or you just need some inspiration, we’ve got you covered!

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1. “Girl On Fire” by Alicia Keys

Alicia Keys is hands down one of the most successful singers of the century, and her impact on the pop and R&B genre is huge.

She released many hits throughout her career, but one of the songs that stands out is “Girl On Fire.” 

With a catchy melody and powerful message, “Girl On Fire” climbed the charts right after its release in 2012.

And it’s the kind of song that allows you to really let your voice out. 

2. “Halo” by Beyonce 

Another great song for sopranos to sing is “Halo” by Beyonce.

Like most of Beyonce’s hits, “Halo” is a challenging song to sing.

But performing this song will give you space to show off your skills, and that’s why it’s a popular audition track.

Beyonce released it in 2008, on her unforgettable studio album I Am… Sasha Fierce

3. “Firework” by Katy Perry 

Katy Perry released “Firework” in 2010, and the song became an absolute hit, reaching number one on the Billboard Hot 100.

And the song still sounds great – it’s uplifting, inspiring, and catchy.

“Firework” is also the ideal karaoke song for sopranos.

And since everyone knows it, you can count on the support from the crowd. 

4. “Are You That Somebody?” by Aaliyah 

“Are You That Somebody?” is one of the best Aaliyah’s soprano songs.

Aaliyah had a distinctive, breathy voice, so if you have a similar voice suitable for high octaves, singing this song might be a great idea.

The song was released in 1998, so it also has that 90s R&B vibe. 

And it has a dance routine, if you’re interested in doing the whole performance. 

5. “My Immortal” by Evanescence 

A song that will emphasize your ability to sing high octaves is “My Immortal” by Evanescence.

Needless to say, this was a huge hit in the 2000s, and it’s generally regarded as one of the best rock ballads of all time.

Either way, Amy Lee’s vocals are incredible, so performing this song might be a challenge – but if you manage to pull it off, it will be worthwhile. 

6. “Frozen” by Madonna 

If you’re looking for pop songs for sopranos, Madonna has plenty to offer.

Over the course of her career, she has released countless pop songs.

But nothing will ever be quite as iconic as “Frozen.” 

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Released in 1998, “Frozen” has a mesmerizing and almost enchanting atmosphere.

It’s a perfect audition song as well as a soprano karaoke track. 

7. “Paparazzi” by Lady Gaga 

And the same goes for Lady Gaga – there are many fantastic pop songs in her discography.

But there’s something special about “Paparazzi”, and the song remains one of her best hits to date.

It’s an ideal song for soprano vocal range, and it’s also very fun to sing.

Lyrically, “Paparazzi” tells a story of Gaga’s life, fame, and all the obstacles she came across as a singer. 

8. “Sometimes” by Britney Spears 

Britney Spears is known for her distinctive soprano voice and upbeat pop songs.

If you want to sing Britney’s songs, “Sometimes” is probably the best place to start.

The song is a part of her iconic debut album, Baby One More Time, and it’s among Britney’s best early songs.

9. “The Winner Takes It All” by ABBA

This list wouldn’t be complete without ABBA, one of the best pop groups in music history.

They released many iconic hits in the past few decades, and it’s hard to pick one ABBA song for sopranos to sing.

However, our suggestion is “The Winner Takes It All” – the song is extremely popular as well as powerful.

And singing this song will allow you to fully show your vocal abilities.

10. “Because You Loved Me” by Celine Dion 

Celine Dion is regarded as one of the best vocalists of her era.

And her songs are perfect for soprano singers.

“Because You Loved Me” is an emotional ballad and a popular audition song.

So if you’re looking for good soprano audition tracks, you can always rely on Celine Dion, especially if you’re generally fond of her music. 

11. “You Belong With Me” by Taylor Swift 

Taylor Swift is currently one of the most successful music artists in the world. 

And “You Belong With Me” is taken from Taylor Swift’s second studio album, Fearless.

The song is catchy and sweet, and it’s suitable for soprano voices. 

Lyrically, it’s about a girl who is secretly in love with her best friend and knows she cares about him more than his girlfriend. 

12. “Can’t Fight This Feeling” by REO Speedwagon 

Another soprano song you can consider is “Can’t Fight This Feeling” by REO Speedwagon.

This 80s hit song is a safe karaoke choice, but it could also work well as an audition song.

In essence, “Can’t Fight This Feeling” is a powerful love ballad – so if you want to get sentimental, it’s perfect for you.

13. “I Don’t Wanna Miss A Thing” by Aerosmith 

Another sentimental song you can sing is “I Don’t Wanna Miss A Thing” by Aerosmith.

This rock ballad was a huge hit when it came out in the 90s , and it’s still very popular.

Steven Tyler’s vocals are distinctive and powerful, but you can make your own rendition of the song and surprise your listeners. 

14. “In Case” by Demi Lovato 

And if you prefer a more standard soprano solo song, you should consider “In Case” by Demi Lovato.

Demi’s voice sounds incredible here, and it’s quite a challenge to sing this song well.

However, if you want to work on your singing skills and improve your voice, giving yourself a challenge now and then might be a good idea.

“In Case” is emotional and powerful, and it will allow you to shine on the stage.

15. “7 Rings” by Ariana Grande

On the other hand, “7 Rings” requires a more confident attitude.

Ariana Grande’s 2019 tune is cool and catchy, and it’s very fun to sing it.

And despite Ariana’s impressive vocal range and power, “7 Rings” isn’t too difficult to sing – as long as you approach it in the right way. 

16. “Complicated” by Avril Lavigne 

In a way, Avril Lavigne defined the sound of a generation.

Her songs from the early 2000s were very popular, especially her signature song “Complicated.” 

“Complicated” is also a great song for sopranos to sing – and it’s not too complicated.

17. “Fallin’” by Alicia Keys 

On the other hand, Alicia Keys’ ultimate hit “Fallin’” requires some skills.

As we’ve already mentioned, Alicia’s songs are ideal soprano solo songs.

And “Fallin’” is a popular choice for auditions – thanks to its emotion, intricacy and singing skills it requires, you can’t go wrong with it. 

18. “Mr. Brightside” by The Killers

If you prefer pop rock songs for sopranos, this one’s for you.

Besides being extremely popular and recognizable, “Mr. Brightside” is upbeat and energetic.

That being said, The Killers’ signature track is an ideal karaoke song for sopranos. 

It was released in 2004, but it still sounds fresh.

19. “A Moment Like This” by Kelly Clarkson 

“A Moment Like This” is a well-known pop song from the early 2000s.

All Kelly Clarkson’s tunes are great soprano and high soprano songs.

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But there’s a special story behind “A Moment Like This” – the song was written for the first season of the TV show American Idol. 

It was also Kelly Clarkson’s first single and a big hit that topped the US Billboard Hot 100 Charts.

20. “New Rules” by Dua Lipa

Dua Lipa is one of the most popular singers in the world right now.

She rose to fame with her song “Be The One”, but “New Rules” is her biggest hit to date that brought her international fame.

The song is very catchy and it’s rather easy to sing, especially if you have a mezzo-soprano vocal range.

21. “Let It Go” by Idina Menzel

“Let It Go” was written for the animated movie Frozen, but it became such a big hit.

Idina Menzel’s soprano vocals are incredible here, so it’s challenging to do a cover version of the song.

However, if you have good singing skills, “Let It Go” might be a good song to practice. 

You just need to pour your emotions into it and let it go!

22. “Sweet Child O’ Mine” by Guns N’ Roses 

“Sweet Child O’ Mine” is one of the rock classics.

But you can also make a pop cover version of the song, especially if you opt for an acoustic version.

There’s a nice soprano rendition of “Sweet Child O’ Mine” in the movie Captain Fantastic – you can check it out for inspiration.

23. “Anti-Hero” by Taylor Swift

Taylor Swift broke all records with her album “Midnights.”

Although there are many great pop songs on the album, the single “Anti-Hero” definitely stands out.

So if you’re searching for a new soprano song to sing, we suggest checking out Taylor’s new album.

Taylor has a lower vocal range, but most of her songs are suitable for sopranos as she combines lower notes and bright upper range. 

24. “Ocean Eyes” by Billie Eilish

And Billie Eilish has a very unique breathy voice.

Her songs are suitable for sopranos, and if you’re familiar with Billie’s repertoire, even better.

“Ocean Eyes” is arguably one of her most beautiful songs.

It’s rather slow-paced and sentimental, and there are no vocal gymnastics in it, but it’s not easy to sing.

25. “Torn” by Natalie Imbruglia 

“Torn” is such a great throwback song.

Released in 1997, Natalie Imbruglia’s signature song still sounds great.

This is a good song for sopranos to sing, and since everyone knows it (regardless of which generation they belong to), it would make a perfect karaoke tune.

26. “Havana” by Camila Cabello 

Speaking of songs everyone knows…

“Havana” was a big hit when it came out in 2018, and it can still be frequently heard on the radio.

It’s a simple soprano song, and the lyrics are also easy to memorize. 

27. “You And I” by Lady Gaga 

Another song by Lady Gaga you can add to your singing repertoire is “You And I.” 

The song is uplifting and catchy, and it will definitely allow you to really show your voice.

Of course, Lady Gaga has an incredible voice, and it’s always a challenge to perform her songs, especially a tune like “You And I.” 

28. “High And Dry” by Radiohead

This perhaps isn’t a pop song, but it’s relatively slow and easy, and it’s probably one of Radiohead’s most sentimental songs. 

Radiohead’s Thom Yorke has a distinctively high voice, so this is also a suitable song for soprano singers.

Therefore, if you’re looking for an uncommon karaoke song or audition track,  “High And Dry” is a great option.

29. “Against All Odds (Look At Me Now)” by Phil Collins 

“Against All Odds (Look At Me Now)” is another song by a male singer that can work well for a soprano voice.

This powerful ballad was released in the 80s, but it still sounds as equally mesmerizing as it did back then.

After all, Phil Collins is one of the best singers/songwriters in history, and if you’re looking for a quality pop/rock tune to sing, you can always count on his music.

30. “Hopelessly Devoted To You” by Olivia Newton-John

Olivia Newton-John is regarded as one of the best singers from the 70s.

Most people associated her with the musical Grease, where he won the hearts of people around the world. 

And the song in which Olivia shined was “Hopelessly Devoted To You”, a powerful melody ideal for sopranos. 

The song also earned the Oscar nomination for Best Original Song. 

31. “Love You Like A Love Song” by Selena Gomez

Selena Gomez has a soft, husky singing voice.

Most of her tunes are good pop songs for mezzo soprano voices. 

And “Love You Like A Love Song” is a good example – it’s a sweet, upbeat song that is also quite easy to sing.

So if you’re looking for a fun and enjoyable song to sing, Selena’s 2011 hit is a nice option.

32. “Spotlight” by Jennifer Hudson 

Jennifer Hudson has a rich soprano voice, and this song shows her singing skills really well.

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“Spotlight” is a popular and catchy song, released on Hudson’s self-titled debut studio album.

If you decide to sing this tune on the next karaoke night, you’ll surely be in the spotlight. 

33. “We Belong Together” by Mariah Carey

“We Belong Together” is one of Mariah Carey’s signature songs.

It’s a tender and romantic pop song that will allow you to play with expressions and interpretations.

And it will certainly allow you to play with the power of your voice.

After all, Mariah is known for her impressive five octave vocal range. 

34. “Love Don’t Cost A Thing” by Jennifer Lopez 

“Love Don’t Cost A Thing” is taken from Jennifer Lopez’s second studio album J.Lo.

This track has an early 2000s pop music vibe, but it also sounds so fresh – it simply doesn’t get old.

The song is relatively fast, and there are some hip-hop parts too, but it’s not too hard to sing, especially if you’re familiar with it.

35. “Where Is The Love?” by Black Eyed Peas 

On the other hand, if you like hip-hop parts and fast-paced tunes, you can sing a song by the Black Eyed Peas.

They have plenty of great tunes, but our suggestion is “Where Is The Love?”

This 2003 tune is popular and inspiring, and it will allow you to explore different singing styles.

36. “Since U Been Gone” by Kelly Clarkson

This is another Kelly Clarkson song you can perform on the next karaoke night.

“Since U Been Gone” is the first song Kelly Clarkson released after winning American Idol, and it was a game-changer for her.

It’s a challenging song to sing, but if you have good control of your voice, there shouldn’t be any problems.

37. “Break Free” by Ariana Grande 

If you want to improve your voice and expand your vocal range, singing Ariana Grande’s songs is a good idea.

The song “Break Free” is fun and upbeat, but it’s also difficult to sing well. 

But if you’re confident in your singing skills, this could be a cool karaoke song too.

38. “Not Another Love Song” by Ella Mai 

“Not Another Love Song” is a great pop song for sopranos.

Ella Mai’s voice can go to lower vocal range too, but don’t let that discourage you.

This tune will showcase your soprano voice beautifully.

39. “And I Am Telling You I’m Not Going” by Jennifer Holiday

“And I Am Telling You I’m Not Going” is a lead song from Dreamgirls, a 2006 American musical drama film.

If you’re searching for a song with high notes, this is it – plus, you’ll get a chance to have a true theatrical performance.

Jennifer Hudson also did a rendition of the song in 2006.

40. “My Heart Will Go On” by Celine Dion 

If you want to learn how to sing an absolute all-time classic, then this one’s for you. 

Even after all these years “My Heart Will Go On” hits differently, and the movie Titanic is probably to blame.

Nevertheless, Celine Dion’s signature song will showcase your vocal abilities properly. 

41. “With Love” by Christina Grimmie

Another song that will showcase your soprano voice beautifully is “With Love” by Christina Grimmie.

Singing this emotional pop ballad requires a lot of effort, vocal power, and breath control, but it’s worthwhile.

The song was released on the singer’s debut album With Love in 2013. 

42. “Love On Top” by Beyonce 

“Love On Top” is hands down one of Beyonce’s most uplifting songs.

She released it on her fourth studio album 4.

Beyonce adopted a high range here, as the song’s chorus keeps repeating toward the end of the song.

It’s indeed a demanding solo song, but once you get it right, the feeling will be amazing.

43. “Ray Of Light” by Madonna

Madonna sings in a mezzo-soprano vocal range, but “Ray Of Light” also has some really high notes in the chorus.

Nevertheless, it’s one of Madonna’s classics, and it’s certainly an enjoyable song to sing.

If you’re fond of upbeat pop songs with electronic elements, “Ray Of Light” is perfect for you.

44. “Chandelier” by Sia

Sia is widely known for her incredible voice.

And most of her songs sound higher because of the timbre of her voice.

If you believe it’s a similar case with your voice, singing Sia’s song might be good for you. 

“Chandelier” is one of her biggest hits to date, so you can start with that one.

45. “Hello” by Adele 

Adele is another pop singer with a distinctive timbre and impressive vocal abilities.

She has a mezzo-soprano voice, but most of her songs are suitable for soprano voices.

“Hello” is a great example – it’s a powerful song that will also help you work on expanding your vocal range. 

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

Well, we can’t skip one of the most popular audition songs of all time.

“I Will Always Love You” is a Whitney Houston classic, although it was originally written and recorded by Dolly Parton.

Although choosing this song for an audition might be a cliché, you can always add your personal touch and impress your listeners.

47. “Roar” by Katy Perry

“Roar” is another audition-friendly song by Katy Perry.

The range in this song gets quite high, so it’s great for sopranos who like to hit high notes.

The song is catchy and powerful, but it also conveys an important message – it’s about overcoming challenges and standing up for yourself.

Katy Perry released it in 2013, on her album Prism.

48. “Skinny Love” by Birdy

Birdy’s piano-driven cover version of Bon Iver’s “Skinny Love” is simply mesmerizing. 

Birdy’s voice is very interesting, and it can sound low even though it’s categorized as a light-lyric soprano voice.

Either way, with its perplexing lyrics and raw emotion, “Skinny Love” is a great audition soprano song.

49. “Unwritten” by Natasha Bedingfield 

And if you’re looking for something more cheerful, why not go for “Unwritten” by Natasha Bedingfield?

This 2004 gem is familiar, hopeful, and memorable.

That being said, it might be a perfect karaoke song. 

50. “Send My Love” by Adele 

“Send My Love” is one of Adele’s upbeat songs.

It’s fast-paced and uplifting but also sentimental and somehow very calming.

All things considered, it’s a great pop tune to sing, but it’s also a bit challenging.

After all, Adele is one of her best vocalists of our time, and she showcases her vocal power even in songs like this one.

Best Pop Songs For Sopranos – Final Thoughts

And that’s it for our list of the best pop songs for sopranos.

We hope you’ve found what you were looking for, or that we at least provided you with some inspiration.

Either way, all of the songs we mentioned today are ideal for soprano voices, and singing them (at least in your living room) will help you strengthen your voice and improve your overall performance. 

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