How To Hold A Karaoke Party - 6 Tips

Hosting a house party can actually be pretty stressful. If you’ve ever played host, you’ll know that. You’ve got 20 people coming over, and while your other half may be worrying about the cream carpets and whether to employ the ‘shoes off’ rule, all you’re worrying about is people having a great time. Rightly so.

RELAX. We can help. It’s called Lucky Voice Online Karaoke, you may have heard us mention it once or twice before, and it’s ready to save you from any dull moments and will likely help you go down as one of the best hosts in history. It really is immensely entertaining, and guests don’t seem to tire of it. You’ll see.

It’s very simple. Here are 6 tips for a, “God, remember that night” party…

1. Have Karaoke set-up in advance

Let’s just get this out the way first - Get yourself signed up to a free trial for Lucky Voice Online Karaoke, and maybe even purchase one of our Karaoke Kits for the best set up. If you’re a fancy pants with an Apple TV, use airplay and get it up on the big screen. That always looks pretty impressive. Clear some space, cork your wine, get some Wotsits in the bowl and you’re ready.

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2. Have some mic replacements

If you just ignored our advice to buy a Lucky Voice Karaoke Kit, fair enough, but make sure you sub in with something else as a mic. Bananas, wooden spoons, inflatables - just something to hold. Keep it clean.

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3. Create your ultimate party playlists

Avoid what we call ‘song blindness’. Yes it’s true, we have A LOT of songs, so take your time, think a lot, think of everything we’ve got - take their advice but don’t panic in the moment and put Boyzone on. You’re better than that. Be prepared, make your playlist before either online or with our app!

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4. Use Dual Screen

We’re proud of this one. It’s a new feature coming very soon, so we have to mention it. Designed to make things run even smoother, our dual screen function will let you control the player and line up songs from your phone or tablet. Woah-oh-oh it’s magic. It’s not magic, it’s just very clever. We’ll let you know when it’s available.

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5. Don’t Get Too Drunk

Obligatory advice here as karaoke often does come with a warning against getting too pickled. This poor fellow was using Lucky Voice and this happened, so steady on.

6. Don’t forget to invite the neighbours


A simple way to avoid angry red-faced neighbours banging down your door at midnight - INVITE THEM. You need to be able to forget about the noise and really let go, so make sure you either send them an invite or an apology in advance before you stick any ballads on. Karaoke parties are always, always loud.

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What? Barack Obama can sing?

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We get very excited when a celeb takes to the mic. It’s guaranteed to be entertaining, often surprising and usually regrettable, for them. Which is great for the rest of us. Here are ten of our favourite celebrity karaoke moments…

1) The Royal Variety - Prince William

Stiff upper lip, good posture, toothy grin, aaaaand sing. Well done Wills. This is probably the most awkward the world has ever seen you, but you dealt with it well. Keep practising that national anthem, and you’ll take the karaoke crown in no time. 

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5 Big Karaoke Songs That Come With A Warning

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The first and most important rule of Lucky Voice is this; It doesn’t matter what you sound like, as long as you’re having a great time. That’s that covered.

We’ve heard some angelic voices over the years, and we’ve also heard a lot of others. Others who believe the bigger the song the better you feel. We love those people, and you can guarantee they’re loving life while belting out the big ones. However, we feel it’s our responsibility to warn you against a few songs that might take your breath away…

1) Beyonce - Halo

This is all about the range. We’re talking Barry-White-low to Kate-Bush-High. It’s likely that Queen B is the only one in the world that can do it. The song’s also surprisingly long, with a lengthy intro where tension builds; things can get awkward.

2) S club 7 - Reach

It’s starts slow, and you get to throw in some great hand gestures so you’d think you’re on to a winner. What people seem to forget is that the chorus is like practising your scales. Remember the “I’ve-got-you-and-you’ve-got-got-me” build up? Well normally by the last, ‘reach’ people look like their heads are going to explode. Our tip? - Start low.

3) Katy Perry - Firework

If the original singer themselves struggles to sing the song, chances are it’s going to be pretty tricky for you. This is a MASSIVE chorus, watch out. You’ll likely lose your voice and burst a blood vessel. If you can do it, please make your way to Lucky Voice and show us how.

4) Eminem - Lose Yourself

Most people know the chorus to this song, but the verses will stump you. A karaoke rapper gets a lot of attention. People stare to see if you’re getting the words right, and whether you’re keeping up. In reality the singer is normally a sentence behind, sweating and drooling all over the mic. You’ll look cool if you nail it, so practice at home first.

5) Whitney Houston - I Will Always Love You

It’s a karaoke classic and we always love to see people doing it. Everyone’s practiced it in the shower and there’s a little part in everyone that thinks they can reach the big notes. If you’re going to do it, you need to fully commit and imagine no one’s listening or watching you. Good luck.

They may be a challenge, but they’re guaranteed to make you feel great. So to reiterate our first point, it doesn’t matter what you sound like - sing loud, sing proud!