Anonymous
Anonymous asked in Entertainment & MusicMusicSinging · 5 months ago

How do you become a famous singer?

Do you have to have a good singing voice?

I could name a few artists who had a decent/okay singing voice and were very very famous, probably because they compensated with the song lyrics.

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  • 5 months ago

    Have a lot of promotion. Ability has little to do with it.

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  • Anonymous
    5 months ago

    20th century: Have talent.

    21st century: Suck really bad! Let the record companies and producers pull all the strings, control your music, and auto tune your voice!

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  • 5 months ago

    By being in the right place at the right time around the right people.

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  • RJ
    Lv 7
    5 months ago

    You must have a pleasant-sounding singing voice. The following are some tips about how to become a famous singer:

    Be determined and persistent. There's a lot of competition out there - thousands of people want the fame and fortune of a successful singing career. Most successful singers spend years working on their voices and playing low-paying gigs before they make it big. Don't lose sight of your goal, and resolve to be patient.

    Start with one good song that you sing great. Once you got that work on your next best song. Before you know it, you'll have a whole night covered, a gig of good stuff.

    If you don't write your own songs, pick good covers. A lot of singers don't write their own songs, and that's OK. Particularly when you're first starting out, you want people to pay more attention to the quality of your voice than the quality of your songwriting. Build up a "set list" of 10 to 15 covers you know you can really knock out of the park, and practice getting better at them.

    Sing in public whenever possible. Book as many gigs as you can to get your voice out there - you never know who will be listening in the audience. Sing at private parties, county fairs, store openings, rodeos, sporting events, talent shows, karaoke nights, and anywhere else that will have you, paid or not. Even if you don't get spotted by a talent agent right away, you're practicing your stage presence and getting used to being in front of a crowd.

    Start a YouTube channel. Some people have actually managed to become famous through posting videos of themselves singing on YouTube.

    Become a publicity hound. Eat, breathe, and sleep attention. Look for photo ops. Speak up. Swipe up any chance to shake up the spotlight. Make yourself known.

    Network. Be in the places where successful musicians/producers meet (clubs, dance halls) and act like you're part of the industry, even if they don't know who you are. Go to a city known for music (such as Nashville, Memphis, New York City, Los Angeles, New Orleans, Austin or Las Vegas) and socialize with the local musicians.

    Source(s): I am a professional singer
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  • 5 months ago

    By having a great voice, my friend.

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  • 5 months ago

    You have only to watch TV talent shows like The Voice or American Idol, to realise that good isn't good enough. You need a certain je ne sais quoi in terms of both personality and voice to have a hope of first being recognised, and from there becoming famous. You can't really define 'good' as a description for voice. There have been many examples over time of a song, or singer with a raspy, grating voice who has nevertheless become famous.

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  • Anonymous
    5 months ago

    A lot has to do with who you are affiliated with in the music industry these days .making it with just talent would be harder than if you were signed to Dr Dre's record company .what you would need to do is use talent to impress powerful people like interscope

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  • Petter
    Lv 7
    5 months ago

    A good singing voice for sure helps, but you also need charisma, luck, good songs and a break, a lot of it is also probably meeting the "right" people or having the "right" connections.

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