There aren’t many things better than a night out with your friends. But the never-ending question is always, “What do you want to do?”. Whether it’s karaoke night at a bar or you’ve booked a private room, singing funny karaoke songs with friends is always a good option.
Some of the best karaoke nights happen after you’ve had a few drinks and built up the courage to sing without caring if you’re on key or not. We’ve put together a list of some funny karaoke songs for you to sing while drunk, so you can enjoy the night without spending an hour looking through the book for that perfect song.
1. “Wannabe” – Spice Girls
The debut single from the Spice Girls brought the all-girl pop band to stardom in the late ’90s. As an iconic female anthem, the song heavily depicts female friendship in an upbeat and fun way. With five voices singing it, the song makes for a great group karaoke choice, especially when you’re partying with friends.
2. “Bye Bye Bye” – NSYNC
Peaking at No. 4 on the US Billboard Hot 100 in 2000, “Bye Bye Bye” is probably one of the biggest boy-band hits of all time. The catchy earworm is a fun sing-a-long with any group of friends, whether you’re jonesing for a bit of that early 2000’s nostalgia or working up the courage for your own “Bye Bye Bye.”
3. “Everybody (Backstreet’s Back)” – Backstreet Boys
The US certified platinum single is a dance anthem that pretty much amplifies what it says in the title. The band returned with this song for their second album. It’s a pop song that’s easy to sing and perfect for dancing.
4. “Hit Me Baby One More Time” – Britney Spears
It wouldn’t be karaoke without a Britney song. And this is one of her most memorable, with Britney’s iconic schoolgirl look in the music video, making it a karaoke favorite. Have a few and belt out those well-known lyrics loud and proud.
5. “Beautiful” – Christina Aguilera
If it’s not karaoke without Britney, then it’s not karaoke without Christina. Both pop idols dominated the charts in the early 2000s. Who can forget Christina’s heartwrenching lyrics to “Beautiful?” If you’re an emotional drunk, this is the song for you.
6. “SexyBack” – Justin Timberlake
Let’s not forget fellow Mickey Mouse Club member, Justin Timberlake. He rose to fame through NSYNC, but then, he went solo and brought sexy back in 2006 with this single, which quickly climbed to No. 1 on the Billboard Hot 100. It might be hard to reach Justin’s vocal range, but it’ll be fun seeing you and your drunk friends’ attempt.
7. “Barbie Girl” – Aqua
If you ever wished you could be just like Barbie, you can live out your dream through this hit on a drunken karaoke night.
8. “Baby Got Back” – Sir Mix-a-Lot
This is maybe one of the most essential songs on a drunk karaoke night. The song itself is funny, so singing it drunk is DEFINITELY hilarious.
9. “Ice Ice Baby” – Vanilla Ice
Even if you don’t know all the lyrics, you can fake it through the verses if you sing the chorus loud enough.
10. “Hot In Herre” – Nelly
Who wouldn’t want to sing this song while drunk? It’s probably not a good idea to take off all your clothes, though.
11. “Drop It Like It’s Hot” – Snoop Dog
Snoop Dogg’s big it topped the US Billboard Hot 100 for three weeks. Not only is singing it fun, but watching everyone drop it like it’s hot on the dance floor is a spectacle.
12. “I’m Too Sexy” – Right Said Fred
Way before Justin brought sexy back, Right Said Fred was just too sexy. This song is perfect for you if you’re drunk and feeling yourself.
13. “U Can’t Touch This” – MC Hammer
This catchy tune is fun and silly when sober. Singing it drunk would only make it more fun.
14. “Like A Virgin” – Madonna
Madonna’s classic is on the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame’s list of “500 Songs That Shaped Rock And Roll“. The easy-breezy tune can make any woman feel empowered.
15. “I’ll Make a Man Out of You” – Donny Osmond
Written for Disney’s Mulan, this uplifting anthem is one of the catchiest Disney tunes you’ll find. Many know the song by heart, and singing it with a group of friends is nothing but fun.
16. “Wonderwall” – Oasis
The unlikely rock ballad that took the world by storm and continues to live on is a karaoke classic.
17. “I Miss You” – Blink 182
For those of you who can’t think “Where are you?” without singing it, you already know how easily this gold-certified hit gets stuck in your head. It’s a great karaoke song for those early 2000s emo kids.
18. “I Write Sins Not Tragedies” – Panic! At the Disco
Remember when Panic! At the Disco was only famous for this song? We do! A wedding had never been more brutalized. Bring back your inner emo kid with this tune for a drunken karaoke night.
19. “Sugar, We’re Going Down” – Fall Out Boy
Here’s another emo throwback from the early 2000s. It’s a fun song, especially if you want to hit that nostalgia. Maybe just don’t try to reenact Pete Wentz’s infamous guitar jump-spins while drunk.
20. “Friday” – Rebecca Black
Everyone loves the weekend, so it’s no wonder this hit popped off. It’s perfect for a Friday night out singing karaoke.
21. “Call Me Maybe” – Carly Rae Jepson
This diamond-certified hit is relatable for most teen girls. The bubblegum pop song is sweet, breezy, and easy to sing with friends.
22. “Too Little Too Late” – Jojo
For those of you who get a little more emotional while drinking, pull up this power ballad during karaoke and let it all out.
23. “Man! I Feel Like a Woman” – Shania Twain
A song about female empowerment is ideal for a girl’s night out. And this song is just that, with all the fun you’d want to be bundled up into it.
24. “Girls Just Wanna Have Fun” – Cindy Lauper
Another woman-empowering song, this tune is nothing but upbeat and fun. What girl wouldn’t want to sing it? If you can get a boy to join in, it’s even more fun.
25. “Pour Some Sugar on Me” – Def Leppard
Even if all you know is the chorus lyrics, this classic rock hit is a fun, sexy tune to sing. If you’re drunk, it’s even better because you won’t care that you don’t know the words.
26. “Don’t Stop Believin'” – Journey
This is probably one of the most infamous and widely used classic rock songs. The ballad is fun to sing anywhere, anytime.
27. “Africa” – Toto
Another classic rock song, “Africa,” is enjoyable at any party or get-together. Though the song isn’t necessarily lyrically happy, the beat makes it a fun, memorable karaoke song.
28. “All Star” – Smash Mouth
When Shrek featured “All Star,” Smash Mouth probably didn’t intend for everyone to memorize the entire song. But they did, and now, you can simply say, “Somebody once told me,” and the entire song will be repeated back to you.
29. “Cake By the Ocean” – DNCE
Whoever thought of correlating cake and the ocean is a genius. This song is catchy, easy to sing, and a must-dance-to tune. It’s the perfect karaoke beat for a drunken night.
30. “Let It Go” – Idina Menzel
Nearly every Disney fan loves this hit song from the more recent film, Frozen. It’s a great sing-along song. The thought of a bunch of drunk adults singing a song from a children’s film is funny in itself.
31. “Dancing Queen” – ABBA
This famous pop hit was inducted into the Grammy Hall of Fame. It makes everyone want to dance.
32. “Bohemian Rhapsody” – Queen
Freddie Mercury’s vocals are impossible to match in this classic tune. Yet, it continues to be a song everyone loves to sing along to, no matter how good their singing voices are.
33. “All the Small Things” – Blink 182
Tom DeLonge wrote this power-pop song specifically for the radio, making it as basic and catchy as he could think. And it worked because it became a hit. It’s a fun and simple karaoke song.
34. “Sk8er Boi” – Avril Lavigne
Avril Lavigne’s simple rock love story is relatable in all the right ways. It’s a great throwback for karaoke.
35. “Party in the USA” – Miley Cyrus
You can’t do drunk karaoke without a party song. So, put your hands up and party in the USA.
36. “Victorious” – Panic! At the Disco
Pop some champagne and sing this song as your go-to karaoke choice. You might not hit Brendon Urie’s notes, but the tune sure is fun for drinking, dancing, and singing.
37. “Love Shack” – The B52s
The idea behind “Love Shack” was to have an inclusive place for anyone to be sort of wild and free. You won’t be able to sing this at karaoke without a smile on your face.
38. “I Want It That Way” – Backstreet Boys
What boy band hit isn’t a go-to in karaoke? This song is right up there next to “Bye Bye Bye” and “Everybody.”
39. “Toxic” – Britney Spears
What Britney song isn’t a karaoke favorite? This one is a bit of a spicy tune that’s intoxicatingly fun to sing.
40. “Hooked on a Feeling” – Blue Swede
Now famously in “Guardians of the Galaxy,” this classic is a feel-good tune to keep the mood light and fun.
41. “ABC” – Jackson 5
Hitting the high notes in this tune may not be possible, but it’ll sure be fun to try. Almost as fun as saying A, B, C and 1, 2, 3 over and over again.
42. “Firework” – Katy Perry
The catchy pop song is an inspirational anthem for all. If you’re in an uplifting mood, this is the perfect song to hit the stage with.
43. “We Are Never Ever Getting Back Together” – Taylor Swift
You didn’t think we’d leave Taylor off this list, did you? In line with writing about her exes, this tune’s no different. Let out your frustration with this sassy pop song.
44. “Happy” – Pharrell Williams
Williams’ falsetto might be hard to match on this neo-soul song, but you won’t be able to sing it without a smile on your face. The upbeat tune is that infectious.
45. “Say My Name” – Destiny’s Child
The iconic girl group won two Grammy Awards for this song. It’s an R&B hit and a must-have at any karaoke bar.
46. “Single Ladies (Put a Ring on It)” – Beyoncé
For all single ladies, this song is a karaoke must. And you can’t sing it without doing Beyoncé’s famous hand-twirl.
47. “Bleeding Love” – Leona Lewis
Belt out Lewis’ heartwrenching tune to sing your feelings away. A little drunken emotional karaoke might help you heal a little faster.
48. “We Are The Champions” – Queen
Another Queen hit to keep in your karaoke reservoir. Though, this one is probably best sung with a group of friends. Sure enough, you’ll feel like a champ by the end of it.
49. “(I’ve Had) The Time of My Life” – Bill Medley and Jennifer Warnes
This song, famously known from Dirty Dancing, is infectious and endearing. It’s a fun closer for the night.
50. “I Believe in a Thing Called Love” – The Darkness
This song is probably the Darkness’ most popular. Trying to keep up with its fast pace and high pitch is the funny part.
51. “Whip It” – Devo
This classic tune has simple lyrics that will keep you smiling and laughing during a karaoke session.
52. “This Is How We Do It” – Montell Jordan
In the ’90s, this was the go-to party song. It revolves around going to clubs with your friends. To start the night off right, kick off karaoke with this R&B hit.
53. “Boom Boom Pow” – Black Eyed Peas
This hip-hop song dominated the Billboard Hot 100 for twelve weeks. The atypical structure was designed for underground clubs, but it also makes for a fun karaoke song to do with a group, as the verses are broken up between group members.
54. “Roses” – OutKast
This hip-hop hit is pretty much a parody song of West Side Story mixed with Grease. It has repetitive lyrics that make it a fun and easy-to-sing song.
55. “Stacy’s Mom” – Bowling for Soup
The hilariously inappropriate song is about a boy who’s in love with his friend’s mom. The funny lyrics make it a hit on karaoke night.
56. “Mambos No. 5 (A Little Bit Of…)” – Lou Bega
This song remains a famous karaoke staple since its 1999 release. The story of a young adult’s love journey is all too relatable, and it’s presented in a silly and fun way.
57. “Life is a Highway” – Rascal Flatts
Gaining additional fame through Disney Pixar’s Cars, this song gives off carefree vibes. It’s a tune that seems to spread cheer.
58. “I Wanna Dance with Somebody (Who Loves Me)” – Whitney Houston
This tune is well-known for being in popular media, such as “13 Going on 30.” If you’re in the mood for dancing, belt out the pop hit from the ’80s.
59. “No Scrubs” – TLC
This song made the term “scrub” mainstream for a while. It’s a simple R&B song that tells a savage story of rejection. That’s what makes it a karaoke hit.
60. “Mr. Brightside” – The Killers
The band’s debut single hit the radiowaves in 2005, but it took six years for it to peak at No. 10 on the Billboard Hot 100. After that, it became one of the most downloaded songs of all time. It even broke the chart record, spending five years in the UK’s Top 100. Though it’s about a break-up, this tune is lively and will keep you smiling as you sing it.
61. “I’m on a Boat” – The Lonely Island ft. T-Pain
This famous SNL short parodies many cliché rap videos. It’s not at all a serious song, which makes it perfect for drunk karaoke.
62. “Uptown Funk” – Mark Ronson
With a funky beat and fun lyrics, this song is definitely a karaoke must while drunk. It may not be the easiest to sing, but it’ll keep the hype in the room up.
63. “Never Gonna Give You Up” – Rick Astley
Finally, probably the most meme-worthy song out there that defined Rickrolling. You don’t even need to sing it to make it funny, but you might as well.