Hands up if you love to sing ✋. Grabbing the mic, singing your heart out and becoming a pop star in your own home is something that everyone should experience at least once. That's why we've found the best karaoke machines for music lovers to sing along to.
Did you know that TimeOut has rated the best karaoke songs ever? And, top of the list is Purple Rain by Prince. We're totally ready to belt out "purple rain, purple rain" down the microphone at a moment's notice.
Before you serenade your partner or shock your kids with your pipes, you need to know what the best karaoke machine to buy in the UK is.
Where can I buy the best karaoke machines?
Are you looking for some more karaoke machine options before settling on the right one for your home? Here are some of the best places online to bag yourself a karaoke system. We definitely cannot get ALL of these fabulous machines out of our head 🎤
Now that you've seen where to buy the best karaoke machines, we've rounded up some of the best so that you can host your very own karaoke party.
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Best karaoke machines in the UK 2022
1. ROXi Music System
Best karaoke machine for music lovers
Unlock your superstar potential with this incredible music system. The set-up is easy and you'll be ready to sing Midnight Sky or Someone Like You in no time at all.
Colours: Red, blue, or charcoal
Requires: 1 x Lithium Polymer batteries (included)
Features: Parental controls to block explicit lyrics, voice control with built-in mic and sing with the stars feature. Plus, every ROXi comes with a one-year Premium Music Pass worth £52, which gives you instant access to the vast music catalogue without the need for any monthly recurring subscription.
Want to find out more? Discover how you can transform family night with a ROXi Music System over at Closer.
2. RockJam Singcube
Best karaoke machine for families
Rock your socks off with this fun Singcube from RockJam. Again, another device that requires your phone, meaning this machine is effortless to set up.
Requires: Re-chargeable battery is included and can be powered up thanks to the USB power cable.
Features: You provide the music, and this karaoke system with two microphones will make it happen. Get ready for some soulful duets, or a karaoke battle!
3. iDance Sing Cube BC100 Bluetooth Karaoke System
Best karaoke machine with disco ball
Get the party started with the iDance Sing Cube, complete with a built-in disco ball to turn your living room into a stage.
Requires: Access to a power point or mains socket, and requires USB source for charging.
Features: Comes with a built-in disco ball, two microphone inputs and even a guitar input with echo effect control. There's also a USB charging slot, it's Bluetooth compatible and it comes with an AC/DC power supply. Also comes with a microphone.
4. Bluetooth Karaoke Machine by KaraoKing
A great addition to your tech collection if you're a fan of karaoke, this machine is portable so you can bring the party to them! With a disco ball and microphones that have sound-enhancing effects, you'll be belting out your faves in no time.
Requires: A tablet or phone, with USB, Aux, Bluetooth or FM Radio access.
Features: Can be connected through USB, Aux, Bluetooth or FM Radio. Built-in wheels so you can easily transport to wherever the party is at! Built-in disco ball, two microphones and a phone or tablet holder included. Also comes with a 30-day warranty.
5. Easy Karaoke EKS878BT Pedestal Karaoke Machine
Best karaoke machine for the professionals
Step aside, this karaoke machine is for the professionals. With disco lights to set the atmosphere, you'll be having so much fun with this bit of kit, especially if you're a regular karaoke party host.
Requires: Access to power point or mains socket.
Features: Comes with two volume control, echo effect control and auto voice control microphones so that you're all ready to go. A built in 7" screen so you can follow along, as well as disco lights. Can also be connected to the TV as it comes with connecting leads. This machine is CD compatible and comes with a demo disc.
6. Let's Sing 2022
Best for turning your existing tech into a karaoke machine
If you already own a PS4, PS5, or Nintendo Switch, get the Let's Sing 2022 game to play karaoke with friends, or prove yourself a pro in single-player mode. No mic to hand? You can use the MiC app to turn your smartphone into a microphone just like that. This is the modern-day Singstar and we're here for it!
Requires: A PS4, PS5, or Nintendo Switch to play on, make sure you choose the right one for your tech.
Features: Eight game modes, over 30 songs, and access to more on the in-game store. Also comes with one mic.
7. ShinePick Wireless Microphone
Best budget karaoke machine
Well, less of a machine and more of a karaoke microphone. This purse-friendly option is fabulous for those who want to sing along to the soundtrack of their favourite films.
Requires: The built-in 2400mAh rechargeable battery is included and should last up to three to five hours.
Features: This microphone does it all, as well as a karaoke device, it's a Bluetooth speaker, loudspeaker, recorder and has five different voice changers - wow!
What's our opinion on the best karaoke machine?
The best home karaoke is by far the all singing and dancing ROXi Music System. It's the most budget-friendly option, but what you get with this machine is quality. It ticks all of our boxes from being easy to set up to its parental control and extensive music library.
How do karaoke machines work?
But, don't just take it from us...
If you're looking for a guide on how to turn your home into your own karaoke bar, well, That DIY Couple talks through their karaoke set-up for that ultimate singing experience.
Make your karaoke party one to remember with these cool accessories
If you're really wanting to liven up the party, these decorations and accessories will get everyone in the mood to sing their heart out. Of course, we couldn't forget the neon lights, party inflatables and foil fringe tinsel. It wouldn't be a karaoke party without it.
Best karaoke party accessories 2022
1. VFENG Gold Metallic Tinsel Foil Fringe Curtains
For a little extra bling, you can get this gold metallic curtain to make an elaborate karaoke booth in any room in the house. Put on a bit of Whitney or Christina, and take centre stage. With over 1,000 reviews, this curtain is super lightweight and great for doorways. It's also very durable, so you will be able to use it on quite a few karaoke occasions. Low priced and easy to hang, this is a no brainer.
2. Yojoloin Jumbo 12PCS Inflatable Instruments
Of course, it's not a karaoke party without inflatable props, especially inflatable instrument props! Take all the selfies while you're jamming out on the guitar, singing with the microphone or playing the saxophone for your audience. If you're out to impress, use these in your karaoke performance and you're sure to win first prize.
3. Karaoke Bar Neon LED Light Sign
This LED light is a great decorative item to set the atmosphere. It's USB operated, so all it needs is a power point. It includes a long chain for easy instalment and only takes 30 seconds to set up!
Comes in colours of blue, green, pink, yellow, white and red.
4. Numark Party Mix II - Controller with Party Lights, DJ Set with 2 Decks
If you want to continue the night after your karaoke session, why not organize a music-themed DJ set? The Numark Party Mix can help you with that.
This portable two-channel DJ controller for Serato DJ Lite (included) will certainly get your afterparty started. It's compatible with both Mac and PC and comes with full mix control; two decks outfitted with a crossfader and jog-wheels, giving you access to critical, must-have tools for seamless mixing.
In addition, the Party Mix has a built-in light show with three room-filling LED light arrays that auto-sync to your music. As well as this, there's an onboard audio interface with 1/8-inch headphone output and a 1/8-inch main output for connecting DJ mixers, speakers and PA systems.
5. Old Wood Framed Chalkboard
6. Karrong Disco Lights
Dim the lights and set your karaoke stage with disco lights! At a bargain price, you can control seven colours, change up the modes, and even set the lights to dance to the rhythm of your beautiful singing. All controllable with remote control, this is a must-have for getting the party started.
7. Zoom Karaoke Pop Box 3 Party Pack
Not everyone has the best playlists ready to go for their karaoke night. If this is you, then why not look into this Zoom Karaoke Pop Box. A great selection of songs and perfect for anyone who just wants to be off DJ duty and let their hair down. Coming in a pack of six with 120 songs, this box will definitely last you for the rest of your karaoke career. Some of the artists include; Beyonce, Coldplay, John Legend, One Direction, Whitney Houston, The Beatles, ABBA, Sam Smith, Little Mix, Miley Cyrus, Katy Perry, Eminem, Rihanna, Ed Sheeran, Taylor Swift and many more.
Lily Anderson is a Commercial Content Writer at Bauer Media, where she reviews products for titles like Heat, Closer, What’s the Best, Yours and Mother&Baby.
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