How to Sing Better Instantly

You’ve got your song picked out. You’ve got your instrument in tune. You’ve got your camera set up or your audience just behind the curtain. All that’s missing from the perfect performance is your voice.

Here’s how you can sing better instantly.

1. Open wide.

The sound of your voice flows from your mouth. It only makes sense that keeping your mouth wide open lets the sound ring out more clearly. Think of your mouth as a stage. Does a performer sound better in the basement at a house party or beneath the vaulted ceilings of a cathedral?

Demi Lovato is famous for her powerful voice. She always sings with her mouth wide open, which aids the projection of her soulful vocals.

2. Articulate your words.

No matter how incredible your vocals may sound, no one will enjoy your performance if they can’t understand a word that you’re singing. Remember when everyone thought that the lyrics to Taylor Swift’s “Blank Space” were “lonely Starbucks lovers” instead of “long list of ex-lovers?”

Make sure that you enunciate your words when you sing. Record yourself singing the song beforehand so that you can listen for any mispronunciations.

Meghan Trainor’s articulation is always crisp and clear.

3. Adjust the song to fit your voice.

You should adjust a song to match your voice rather than straining your voice to match the song. Listeners want to hear your unique voice, not something that sounds exactly like someone else. Transpose the song to your key and change the instrumentation as needed.

You can take it one step further by playing a song in a new style. Add an electric guitar to a ballad or slow a hip-hop track into a love song. When Taylor Swift covered Vance Joy’s “Riptide,” she played it as an acoustic ballad.

No matter how great you may sing, there’s always room to grow. Follow these tips to sing better instantly.

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Kristen Harris enjoys listening to a wide range of music, from Taylor Swift to, on occasion, Celtic instrumental. She also spends her time writing, reading, and baking.


  • Hooray for Taylor Swift, she has the same name as me 🙂 I loved your blog post, these tips are something we should all take for better singing. I have been taking singing lessons here . For the longest time, I was shy to sing in front of the world, and thanks to “finding my voice”, I can sing pretty well. We can all dream of becoming great singers, because it can happen. What are some ways you are learning to get better at singing ?

  • Great tips, thank you! How do adjust the song to fit my voice so that it actually sounds good, though? I don’t really know a lot about arranging music. Do you have any tips on how to do that?

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