You can't carry a tune? Me neither. But it doesn't really matter. This is National Karaoke Week, when even tone-deaf singers have an excuse to belt out their favorite song.
Karaoke is the great equalizer for pop tunes. Cornball songs like "Afternoon Delight" can work as well as certified classics like "You've Lost That Lovin' Feelin'." They may even work better, because of the crowd-pleasing kitsch factor.
There's no definitive metric to rank the most popular karaoke songs ever, but here are 20 to get the party started. These songs are perennials in karaoke bars, Xbox sing-alongs, and iPhone apps. Many have even been featured in memorable karaoke scenes in movies and TV.
20. "ABC." People may select this bubblegum classic because they figure singing it will be "simple as Do-Re-Mi, ABC, 1-2-3." Turns it out it's not that easy to match Michael Jackson's effortless charm (at age 11!). The Jackson 5's original version hit No. 1 on Billboard's Hot 100 in April 1970.
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19. "Love Shack." The