Elton John is known and loved for his captivating blend of rock, pop, and slow, sad songs. He's arguably one of the biggest music icons of the 20th century and continues to build on his popularity with the younger generations.
Whether it's in a private karaoke room or living room, we're here to help you prepare for your next Elton John karaoke night. We created a list of the top Elton John karaoke songs. These choices were selected based on global data of Singa singers.
The top 10 Elton John karaoke songs
1. Your Song
Starting strong with a slow and captivating single about a young man in love. Your Song was released in 1970 and was Elton John's first international top 10 single.
2. I'm Still Standing
Pump up the crowd and impress them with your singing skills by taking on the pop number I'm Still Standing. Released in 1983, this single went on to become one of Elton John's most popular songs.
3. Rocket Man
Rocket Man was named #149 on Rolling Stone's 500 Greatest Songs of All Time. The Elton John karaoke song recently went triple platinum in the United States and brought in over three million in revenue.
4. Circle Of Life
Did you know Elton John created the melody for Circle of Life in less than two hours? After Elton John received the lyrics from his lyricist, he quickly dreamt up the melody the same day. The song later went on to be a classic Disney favorite. If you love The Lion King or simply looking for an easy-to-follow Elton John single, this is the tune for you.
5. Goodbye Yellow Brick Road
While Elton John doesn't actually write his own lyrics, he's always worked with lyricist Bernie Taupin. Bernie Taupin was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 1967 and even helped him write Goodbye Yellow Brick Road. This Elton John ballad was released in 1973 and is considered one of the greatest hits. If you can hit the high notes like Elton John, this is a great song to take on at your next karaoke night!
6. Tiny Dancer
It may surprise you that Elton John once released over four different albums in a year. The albums were released between 1970 to 1971 and featured one of his all-time best songs, Tiny Dancer. If you're ready to take the stage and steal the crowd's hearts with an Elton John classic, this is the tune for you.
7. Cold Heart (PNAU Remix)
Are you looking for something more mainstream to sing on stage? Grab your friend and take on a Dua Lipa and Elton John duet! This upbeat electro-disco is a crowd favorite the younger crowd will connect with.
8. Sorry Seems To Be The Hardest Word
Sorry Seems To Be The Hardest Word is a sad ballad about the end of a romantic relationship. The song is heartbreaking and tragic. If you're looking for a sad melody to sing along to on stage, this is a great choice to try.
9. Candle In The Wind
Did you know there are two versions of Candle in the Wind? The first version was released in 1974 and appeared on the album Goodbye Yellow Brick Road. In 1997, Elton John released a rewritten version as a tribute to Princess Diana. The rewritten version was the more popular version. Later claimed its spot as #347 on The Rolling Stone's list of The 500 Greatest Songs of All Time in 2004.
10. Crocodile Rock
It's no secret that Elton John is a natural-born performer. He's released over 31 studio albums, 10 soundtracks, and even two holiday albums. Crocodile Rock was one of his many popular singles released in the 70s. The lyrics are simple and easy to follow along to, making Crocodile Rock a great option for beginners.
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