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33 Best 80s Karaoke Songs

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The 1980s are mainly remembered as a time of significant change in music. The word “disco” had fallen out of favor, and the world was now in love with pop music. It seemed like every piece produced during this decade became an instant hit. These are some of the best 80s karaoke songs to sing along to if you want to take your party back in time!

1. Billie Jean – Michael Jackson

This song from Michael Jackson is perfect for any karaoke night. It’s upbeat and catchy, and everyone will know the words. The beats are what make this song, so fun to sing along to, and you can even bust out some of the moonwalk moves if you’re feeling extra confident.

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2. Don’t Stop Believin’ – Journey

Journey is acknowledged as one of the most iconic bands of all time, and they have a ton of great songs to choose from for karaoke. This is a classic that will get the whole party singing along, and you’ll be glad this one is in your arsenal.

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3. Take On Me – A-Ha

This is another song that any karaoke singer should have in their repertoire. It’s easy to sing along to, and you can belt out the chorus without a problem. This one is also perfect for those who love to dance and perform on stage.

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4. Never Gonna Give You Up – Rick Astley

This song is a must-have for any karaoke night. It’s a fun party anthem that will have everyone up and dancing. Plus, who can resist singing along to that catchy chorus? It remains one of Rick Astley’s best hits, and it’s a song that everyone will remember (although, admittedly, mostly due to the memes).

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5. Another One Bites the Dust – Queen

This is another classic from Queen that will have everyone singing along. It’s perfect for anyone who wants to show off their rock star skills, and it’s sure to get the party going.

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6. Walking on Sunshine – Katrina and The Waves

This feel good song is the perfect way to end your karaoke night on a high note. If you’re the last performer of the evening, this is one that everyone will remember and enjoy. It’s upbeat and fun, and it will have you dancing all the way home.

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7. Hit Me With Your Best Shot – Pat Benatar

Pat Benatar has a voice that makes this classic hit stand out so perfectly. It is also a perfect fit for those who love to belt out the vocals, making it a perfect Karaoke hit.

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8. I Wanna Dance With Somebody – Whitney Houston

This is another great song for those who want to show off their vocals during karaoke. It’s a classic from Whitney Houston that everyone knows and loves. You need to have strong vocals to get this one right, but once you put your heart into it, the crowd will be cheering for an encore.

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9. Girls Just Wanna Have Fun – Cyndi Lauper

This upbeat song is perfect for anyone who wants to get the party started. It’s catchy and fun, and it’s a favorite that will have everyone singing along. So jump on stage and give this one a try – you won’t regret it!

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10. Love Shack – B-52’s

This is another excellent song for karaoke nights. It has a fun beat that’s perfect for dancing and singing along, so grab your friends and take the stage. It may be a little harder to sing than some others, but it’s a great song that everyone will enjoy.

11. What’s Love Got To Do With It – Tina Turner

The Queen of Rock and Roll is another excellent choice if you are looking for an iconic voice to go along with the song. Few singers can belt out the lyrics like Tina Turner, and this song is a must-have for any karaoke night.

12. Africa – Toto

You can’t miss a good time with a little Toto in your karaoke repertoire. This song is another classic that will have everyone singing along, and it’s perfect for anyone who wants to have a little fun on stage. It has a catchy beat and straightforward lyrics, so it’s one that you shouldn’t miss.

13. Material Girl – Madonna

A list isn’t complete without one song from Madonna. This is another fun song that will have everyone up and dancing, so make sure you put this one on your list. It also has a great beat that will keep you going all night long. Madonna’s songs will continue to be popular karaoke choices for years to come.

14. Livin’ On a Prayer – Bon Jovi

This is the perfect song to have if you love to rock out on stage. It has a great beat and strong vocals, so it’s perfect for those who want to show off their skills. It’s another one that you won’t want to miss if you are a fan of rock music, and it’s one that everyone will remember.

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15. Jump – Van Halen

This is another great song for those who love to rock out on stage, and it is ideal for those who want to stretch their vocal range. It has a strong beat that will keep you dancing, and it’s a song that everyone will enjoy. Van Halen has always been known to produce great hits, and they didn’t disappoint with this one.

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16. Every Breath You Take – The Police

If you want a slightly more mellow song, this is a great choice. It has beautiful lyrics and a haunting melody that will stay with you long after the karaoke night is over. It may be a little harder to sing than some of the other songs on this list, but it’s definitely worth the time.

17. I Just Called to Say – Stevie Wonder

Whether you decide to do this piece as a solo or group performance, Stevie Wonder’s ballad is a must-have for any karaoke night. It has beautiful lyrics and a great melody, and it’s a song that will touch your heart. So take the stage and show everyone what you’ve got.

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18. Every Little Step – Bobby Brown

Most times, a song from Bobby Brown is a guaranteed good time. This upbeat number will have you dancing and singing along in no time, so make sure to add it to your list. It’s perfect for anyone who wants to get the party started, and it will have everyone on their feet.

19. Careless Whisper – George Michael

Talk about a great karaoke song! This is one of those pieces and hits that you will be able to belt out with the best of them. It has beautiful lyrics and a great melody, so it’s perfect for those who want to show off their vocals. It’s another one that everyone will remember, so make it one of your choices if you are looking for a classic.

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20. It Must Have Been Love – Roxette

When you look at Roxette’s discography, it’s hard to choose just one song. But this ballad is a standout choice. It has beautiful lyrics and a haunting melody, and it’s perfect for those who want to show off their vocal range. It’s one that everyone will remember, so add it to your list and give it a try.

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21. Right Here Waiting – Richard Marx

This upbeat number is perfect for those who want to show off their love songs. It has beautiful lyrics and a great melody, and it’s one that everyone will enjoy. It is a great song for those who love singing outside their comfort zone, and it will have everyone humming along in no time.

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22. Eye of the Tiger – Survivor

It will be a long time before anyone forgets the lyrics to this iconic 80s song. It’s perfect for those who love to sing along, and it will have everyone on their feet. Eye of The Tiger is a great party starter and mood changer, and it will be one that everyone remembers.

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23. All Night Long – Lionel Richie

Richie knows how to throw a party, and this song is the perfect example. It has a great beat and beautiful lyrics, so it’s perfect for those who want to show off their vocal range. It’s one that everyone will enjoy, so add it to your list and get ready to have a great time.

24. Walk Like an Egyptian – The Bangles

When you think of best 80s karaoke songs, you think of classic rock songs primarily. But this fun number from The Bangles is an excellent change of pace. It has a great beat and is perfect for those who want to have a little bit of fun on stage and it’s one that everyone will remember for a long time.

25. Footloose – Kenny Loggins

Kenny did wonders with this song, and it’s perfect for anyone who loves to dance. It has a great beat and is perfect for those with solid vocals since it’s a fast-paced number. Everyone will be on their feet and dancing along in no time, so don’t forget to add it to your list.

26. I Love Rock’ n’ Roll – Joan Jett and the Blackhearts

Who doesn’t love this song? It’s perfect for anyone who wants to show off their rock star skills, and it will have everyone singing along in no time. The best part about this hit is that you can twist it to suit your vocal range, so it is perfect for anyone who wants to show off their skills.

27. Eternal Flame – Bangles

This song is full of heartache, but it also has great vocals. It has beautiful lyrics and is perfect for those who like to stretch themselves for a vocal challenge. You can sing or belt it out, depending on your vocal range. Either way, you will be sure to get everyone singing along in no time.

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28. Under Pressure – David Bowie and Queen

Now, this was a combination of greats. Bowie and Queen were unstoppable together, and this song is the perfect example. It has a great beat and beautiful lyrics, so it’s perfect for those who want to show off their vocal range. It’s one that everyone will enjoy, so don’t forget to sign it.

29. I Want to Know What Love Is – Foreigner

When it comes to this song, it’s all about the vocals. Foreigner has a great voice, and this song shows it off to perfection. It is ideal for those interested in showcasing their musical prowess, and it’s one that everyone will enjoy. Add it to your list and get ready to wow the crowd.

30. Endless Love – Lionel Richie ft. Diana Ross

Some collaborations are just epic, and this is one of them. The combination of Lionel Richie’s smooth vocals with Diana Ross will have everyone on their feet, singing along in no time. The message in the lyrics is a great one and will have most people singing their hearts out.

31. Time After Time – Cyndi Lauper

Cyndi has a great voice, and this song shows it off to perfection. It’s perfect for those who want to have a good time, and it’s one that everyone will enjoy. This is a great song for any occasion. You can tell that Lauper put her heart into the lyrics, and it will have most people singing their hearts out.

32. La Bamba – Los Lobos

Whether it’s the beats or the vocals, this song is perfect for anyone who wants to get into the Spanish ambiance. It’s one that everyone will enjoy, and it will have everyone on their feet dancing along in no time.

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33. Wake Me Before You Go-Go – George Michael and WHAM!

This masterpiece from George Michael is perfect for those who want to have a good time. It has a great beat, and it will have everyone on their feet dancing along even if they can’t dance. The trick is to be yourself and have fun with it!

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