Best 20 Pride Karaoke Songs
June is here which means it is Pride Month! If you're hosting a pride karaoke party or joining us at one of our Lucky Voice bars, here are 20 of the best pride songs. From iconic tunes from the 80's to newer 2000's hits, there is something for everyone in this list!
20) Y.M.C.A. - Village People
YMCA is a Pride song promoting inclusivity and a sense of community through its lyrics. It's historical significance as an anthem for the LGBTQ+ community celebrating diversity with its catchy tune, makes it a great karaoke song everyone will know.
18) Rebel Rebel - David Bowie
"Rebel Rebel" with its gender-bending lyrics and Bowie's exploration of fluid identities makes it a Pride classic. Its catchy melody and empowering lyrics displays self-expression and liberation, making it a beloved choice for Pride celebrations!
18) Dancing Queen - ABBA
The joyful and uplifting melody of "Dancing Queen" creates an atmosphere of celebration, capturing the spirit of pride events. The lyrics evoke a sense of empowerment encouraging individuals to embrace their true selves and freely express their identities. This song is always a karaoke hit, no matter the occasion!
17) Don't Stop Me Now - Queen
"Don't Stop Me Now" is embraced as a good pride karaoke song because of its infectious energy and lyrics that inspire confidence and self-acceptance. The song's upbeat tempo and Freddie Mercury's powerful vocals encourage individuals to embrace their authentic selves.
16) I Feel Love - Donna Summer
"I Feel Love" expresses a powerful and universal feeling of love and connection, resonating deeply with the LGBTQ+ community and its quest for acceptance and equality. The song holds historical significance as one of the first disco hits with an openly gay icon at the forefront!
15) I Am What I Am - Gloria Gaynor
"I Am What I Am" has been embraced by the LGBTQ+ community as a symbol of resilience and pride, making it a popular choice for karaoke in queer spaces and during pride celebrations. It serves as a reminder of the importance of embracing and celebrating one's unique self.
14) MONTERO - Lil Nas X
"MONTERO" boldly explores themes of self-expression, identity, and sexual liberation, reflecting the experiences of many LGBTQ+ individuals. Lil Nas X's unapologetic and defiant approach in the song makes it a powerful karaoke pride song!
13) Believe - Cher
"Believe" by Cher is a widely celebrated Pride song with its emotive vocals coupled with its electronic dance-pop sound. Cher's status as a gay icon and her long-standing support for the LGBTQ+ community have solidified "Believe" as a beloved karaoke anthem of acceptance, celebration, and perseverance.
12) Proud Mary - Ike And Tina Turner
The infectious and energetic rhythm that "Proud Mary" has instantly grabs the attention of the audience, making it a great karaoke song. The song's upbeat tempo and iconic guitar riff make it a crowd-pleaser and will get people singing and dancing along.
11) Faith - George Michael
George Michael became an iconic figure and advocate for LGBTQ+ rights by being openly gay and making "Faith" an anthem of personal liberation. The lyrics represent self-empowerment and individuality making it a symbol for pride for the community.
10) Make Me Feel - Janelle Monáe
This song's energetic and funky sound, influenced by Prince, creates an atmosphere of celebration showing the spirit of pride. Janelle Monáe identifies as pansexual and uses "Make Me Feel" to express her own journey of self-acceptance, making it a powerful anthem of sexual liberation and authenticity.
9) True Colours - Cyndi Lauper
If you want to showcase your vocal range during karaoke, this is the song for you. "True Colours" is a heartfelt and emotional message about embracing one's true self and accepting others for who they are, becoming a beloved and powerful pride song.
8) Respect - Aretha Franklin
"Respect" resonates with the LGBTQ+ community's fight for equality and acceptance, as respect is a fundamental aspect of advocating for LGBTQ+ rights. The empowering and assertive nature of the song allows karaoke participants to showcase their confidence and demand for respect during their performance.
7) Born This Way - Lady Gaga
Singing along to these lyrics offers a powerful expression of pride and identity during a karaoke performance. "Born This Way" has become an anthem of the LGBTQ+ community, making it a popular choice for karaoke and fostering a sense of unity and inclusivity among participants.
6) Supermodel (You Better Work) - RuPaul
RuPaul's status as a beloved drag queen and advocate for the LGBTQ+ community makes "Supermodel" a quintessential anthem of self-acceptance and celebration for karaoke. The presence of confidence and embracing one's individuality resonates with the spirit of pride and empowering karaoke participants to showcase their pride while singing.
5) I Will Survive - Gloria Gaynor
"I Will Survive" has stood the test of time since its release in 1978, remaining a timeless classic that resonates with diverse audiences, making it a staple choice for karaoke enthusiasts. The song's universal message of survival and perseverance has made it a symbol of resilience and a source of inspiration for the LGBTQ+ community.
4) I Wanna Dance With Somebody - Whitney Houston
The lyrics of "I Wanna Dance With Somebody" convey a sense of longing for connection and celebrating the joy of love. You can never go wrong with this song for karaoke, especially for a pride celebration!
3) I Want To Break Free - Queen
Our second Queen song on the list expresses a desire for liberation, authenticity, and breaking free from societal norms and expectations. Queen's iconic status and Freddie Mercury's powerful vocals in "I Want to Break Free" make it a crowd-pleasing karaoke choice that will for sure bring empowerment.
2) It’s Raining Men - The Weather Girls
"It's Raining Men" has become an iconic anthem for empowerment and celebration, often played at karaoke nights. The song was embraced by the LGBTQ+ community in the 1980s and beyond, with its empowering message and catchy beat resonating with individuals.
1) I’m Coming Out - Diana Ross
Diana Ross is an icon and ally to the LGBTQ+ community which adds a layer of significance and connection to the song, making it a beloved choice for Pride celebrations. This song will be a great hit at a karaoke party showing a powerful statement of self-affirmation and authenticity!