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HOW TO BECOME A BETTER SINGER

How to become a better singer in the music industry

 how to become a better singer

How to become a Better Singer: Learning how to become a better singer isn’t a walk in the park, it takes a lot of time and effort but if it’s something you love then there’s nothing to stop you.

How to become a Better Singer

How to become a Better Singer - Try out some Different Styles of Music

Firstly, you need to figure out what type of genre your voice is comfortable singing. This will also help you to learn your vocal range and highlight areas your voice is strongest and weakest.

How to become a Better Singer - Take up Singing Lessons

Even the best singers have had singing teachers show them how to get the most out of their voice. Singing lessons also lower the chances of you ruining your voice by not practising properly. Singing teachers will be able to help you figure out how to become a better singer by giving you specific techniques and exercises for your vocal.

How to become a Better Singer - Learn how to be a Performer

Study some of your favourite artists, pick some things that work for them and use them. Being able to perform can often turn a singer into recording artist.

How to become a Better Singer - Figure out what Style you want

You want people to be able to tell it’s your voice when they hear you playing. So if you have a quirk and you don’t think it’s going to help you, remember many famous singers use them to their benefit. 

How to become a Better Singer - Write your own Song

Covers are useful at the beginning, but eventually people are going to want to hear your sound and what you want to sing about. 

How to become a Better Singer

How to become a Better Singer - Get Connected

Get yourself onto every social media platform, YouTube, Facebook, Twitter and so on. Make it easy for people to follow your progress and see what you’re up to.

How to become a Better Singer - Get Regular Slots at an Open Mic Nights

Getting a regular spot makes people aware of where you’re going to be performing each week. It also helps to spread word of mouth.

How to become a Better Singer - Buy your own Equipment

One of the best qualities to have when learning how to become a better singer is that you need to be able to perform at short notice. Having your own equipment allows you to practise whenever you wish and also means you can perform whenever as you can provide your own equipment. 

How to become a Better Singer - Make and send out a Demo CD

Produce some of your best songs, whether they’re originals or covers and get them made into a hard copy. It’s time to get the word out there. Someone could be sat waiting for your demo to land on their desk, so make sure it gets there. 

How to become a Better Singer - Promote, Promote, Promote!

Get your friends and family to help you out with sharing your music and news. Become that singer people can’t seem to avoid.

HOW TO BECOME A BETTER SINGER

Check out our other tips for singers below and check out our Open Mic UK 2015 singing audition dates by clicking here.

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