How to Become a Singer

Becoming a singer is not as hard as you think. As long as you have the qualities of a singer and you know how to sing, you have the makings of a celebrity!

After reading this, you will surely know which road to take to make your dreams a reality.

The Singing Opportunity

Popular singers have beautiful voices and if you think you have the making of a successful singer, you need to know the ins and outs of the business. A lot of people also want to know how to become a singer. Before anything else, you should be aware that being a singer is not always related to riches and fame. When an opportunity comes that will allow you to perform in front of an audience, sing your heart out and don’t be afraid. Give feelings to your song and the audience will surely love it.

Try to choose the type of music that suits your voice and style. Most of all, you need to love what you’re singing. Not all popular singers were born having great voices. Most of them took voice lessons. Start by joining local singing contests and then try to move to contests of higher levels. Whether you win or lose, don’t hesitate to try and try again. Among the most popular shows today is American Idol. Just imagine the opportunities that await you once you’re able to enter this prestigious contest.

You need to have persistence. It would be impossible to make it big after a few singing performances but who knows. Establishing a singing career is not that easy. Do you want to perform alone or do you prefer to have a band? A few hours can allow you to earn $300 to $800 per gig but this will depend on the area where you’re performing or the type of music you’re into. There are also singers who can make $1,000 to $2,000 per show.

The Road to Take

If you want to have a low profile, you can perform in your local area. This will already allow you earn decent income from singing. A lot of people have great singing voices but if yours is unique and you possess an irresistible charisma, the audience will love you. For those who want to become popular, you will need to have your own talent manager or a talents agency that will handle all your bookings and your career. Keep in mind though that nothing lasts forever and so make sure that you save money just in case. The popularity of singers doesn’t last long but if you’re that talented, who knows! Don’t hesitate to try and join singing contests because these will be your stepping stones to success. Even if you experience failure, try again and do it better. To become a singer requires determination, time, and sacrifice.


  • Andrea said on February 2, 2011
    Hi I'm a 13 year old that lives in Lousiana. and i have always wanted to become a singer or actress. and i still do. Many people tell me i sing really good. and i would like to give singing a shot
  • Anna Chinchi said on December 6, 2011
    hi,i like singing but i don't have confidence,i always sing at home alone,please advice.
  • dajia Jones said on April 16, 2013
    Hello i'm 14 years old and i want to become a Latin pop, soul singer and i practice almost every day at home when i'm alone and i can sing a little but i need to get better so i can make my dream come true. any advise?


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