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Video: Check Out Our WE16 Sing It to Begin It Finalists!

Congratulations to our five WE16 Sing It to Begin It Finalists: Allison Arnaez, Claire Mahoney, Lisa Gilman, Pearl Yamaguchi, and Rachel Hughes.
Video: Check Out Our We16 Sing It To Begin It Finalists!

Congratulations to our five WE16 Sing It to Begin It Finalists: Allison Arnaez, Claire Mahoney, Lisa Gilman, Pearl Yamaguchi, and Rachel Hughes. Ready to be impressed? Check out their audition videos. Who knew SWE had such amazing musical talent?

Sing It to Begin It is SWE’s popular live karaoke competition that will kick off WE16 in Philadelphia. Don’t miss our five finalists perform in person. Showtime is Wednesday, October 26 at 8:00 pm ET.

Each contestant will sing a first song during round one. Event sponsors will judge the five contestants and select two finalists who will sing a second song. Event attendees will vote for the Sing It to Begin It Champion.

The band Rock Star Karaoke NYC will play all the songs live, so don’t miss this fun event at SWE’s annual conference. If you haven’t registered for WE16 yet, you still have time. Register now.

Finalists will choose from the following song list:

A Ha- Take on Me
Abba- Dancing Queen
AC/DC- Back In Black
AC/DC-Highway To Hell
AC/DC-Shook Me All Night Long
Ace of Base- The Sign
Adele- Rolling in the Deep
Alannah Myles- Black Velvet
Alicia Keys- No One
Allman Bros- Statesboro Blues
Aerosmith- Dream On
Aerosmith- Sweet Emotion
Aerosmith- Walk This Way
Al Green – Love and Happiness
Alanis Morrisette- You Oughta Know
Amy Winehouse- Rehab
Animals-House/the Rising Sun
Aretha Franklin- Respect
Avril Lavigne- Complicated
B52’s- Love Shack
Bad Company-Feel Like Making Love
Band- The Weight
Bangles- Manic Monday
BB King – The Thrill Is Gone
Beastie Boys- Fight For Your Right
Beastie Boys- Sabotage
Beatles- Birthday
Beatles- Come Together
Beatles – Eight Days A Week
Beatles- Yellow Submarine
BelBivDevoe- Poison
Belinda Carlisle- I Get Weak
Billy Idol- White Wedding
Billy Joel- It’s Still Rock And Roll To Me
Billy Joel- Uptown Girl
Billy Joel- You May Be Right
Black Eyed Peas- I Got a Feeling
Black Sabbath- Crazy Train
Black Sabbath- War Pigs
Blink 182- All the Small Things
Blink 182- Damnit
Blondie- One Way or Another
Bob Dylan- Knockin’ On Heavens Door
Bob Dylan- Like a Rolling Stone
Bob Dylan- You’re Gonna Make Me Lonesome When You Go
Bob Marley – Stir It Up
Bob Seger- Rock n Roll Never Forgets
Bobby Brown- My Prerogative
Bobby Darin-Beyond The Sea
Bon Jovi: Always
Bon Jovi: Bed of Roses
Bon Jovi- Living on a Prayer
Bon Jovi- Wanted Dead or Alive
Bonnie Raitt – Something To Talk About
Bonnie Tyler- Total Eclipse of the Heart
Boyz II Men- It’s So Hard to Say Goodbye to Yesterday
Boyz II Men- Water Runs Dry
Britney Spears- Oops I Did It Again
B. Springsteen-Born to Run
Bruno Mars- Locked Out of Heaven
Bruno Mars- Uptown Funk
Bryan Adams- Summer of 69
Buddy Holly- That’ll Be the Day
Carly Rae Jepson- Call me Maybe
Cars- Just What I Needed
CCR- Bad Moon Rising
CCR- Have U Ever Seen the Rain?
Ceelo- Fuck You
Charles in Charge Theme Song
Cheap Trick- I Want You to Want Me
Cheap Trick- Surrender
Cher- Turn Back Time
Chuck Berry- Johnny Be Good
Clash- London Calling
Clash- Should I Stay or Should I Go?
Coldplay- Yellow
Commitments- Mustang Sally
Counting Crows- Mr. Jones
Cream- Sunshine of Your Love
Cure- Boys Don’t Cry
Cure- Just Like Heaven
Cyndi Lauper- Time After Time
Daft Punk-Get Lucky
Danzig- Mother
David Allen Coe- You Never Even Call Me by my Name
David Bowie- Heroes
David Bowie- Suffragette City
David Bowie- Ziggy Stardust
Def Leopard-Pour Some Sugar on Me
DeepPurple-Smoke on the Water
Devo-Whip It
Divinyls- I Touch Myself
Dolly Parton- 9 to 5
Don Mclean- American Pie
Doobie Brothers- Long Train Running
Doors- Break On Through
Doors- Roadhouse Blues
Drifters- Stand By Me
Duran Duran- Hungry Like a Wolf
Eagles- Hotel California
Ed Sheeran-Sing
Ed Sheeran-Thinking Out Loud
Elton John- Tiny Dancer
Elvis- Little Sister
Elvis Costello- Radio, Radio
Elvis Presley- Hound Dog
EMF- Unbelievable
Erasure-Little Respect
Eric Church- All You Gotta Do is put a Drink in my Hand
Eric Clapton- Cocaine
Eric Clapton- Wonderful Tonight
Estelle and Kanye West- American Boy
Extreme- More Than Words
Fleetwood Mac- Dreams
Foo Fighters- The Pretender
Foreigner- Hot Blooded
Foreigner- I Want to Know Love is
Foreigner- Urgent
Foundations- Build Me Up Buttercup
Four Non Blondes- What’s Up
Frank Sinatra-Fly Me To The Moon
Frank Sinatra- Girl From Ipanema
Frank Sinatra- Mack the Knife
Fray- You Found Me
Free- All Right Now
Fresh Prince of Bel Air Theme Song
Garth Brooks- Friends in Low Places
George Michael- Faith
George Michael- Father Figure
Gipsy Kings- Bamboleo
Gloria Gaynor- I Will Survive
Go-Go’s- Our Lips are Sealed
Go-Go’s- We Got the Beat
Grandmaster Flash- White Lines
Grateful Dead- Casey Jones
Grease Soundtrack-Summer Lovin’
Green Day- American Idiot
Green Day- Basket Case
Green Day- Blvd of Broken Dreams
Green Day- Longview
Green Day- When I Come Around
Guns n’ Roses- Sweet Child of Mine
Guns n’ Roses- Welcome to The Jungle
Heart-Magic Man
Hedwig and the Angry Inch- Wig In a Box
Hole- Celebrity Skin
Hootie and the Blowfish- Time
Human League- Don’t You Want Me
Indigo Girls-Closer To Fine
INXS- Need You Tonight
INXS – Never Tear Us Apart
J. Geils- Centerfold
Jackson 5- I Want you Back
James Brown- Get On Up (Sex Machine)
James Brown- I Feel Good
Jason Mraz – I’m Yours
Jay Z & Alicia Keys- Empire State of Mind
Jay Z- 99 Problems
Jefferson Starship- We Built this City
Jennifer Waren&Bill Medley- Time of my Life
Jerry Lee L- Great Balls of Fire
Jethro Tull- Locomotive Breath
Jimi Hendrix- Hey Joe
Jimi Hendrix – Little Wing
Joan Jett- I Hate Myself For Loving You
Joan Jett and the Runaways- Cherry Bomb
Joan Jett- I Love Rock N’ Roll
Joe Nichols – Tequila Makes Her Clothes Fall Off
John Cougar Mellencamp- Hurts So Good
John Cougar Mellencamp- R.O.C.K. in the USA
John Denver- Country Roads
John Legend-All Of Me
John Lennon- Imagine
John Mayer – Gravity
Johnny Cash- Folsom Prison Blues
Johnny Cash-Cocaine Blues
Johnny Cash- Ring of Fire
Johnny Rivers- Secret Agent Man
Journey- Don’t Stop Believin’
Journey- Separate Ways
Judas Priest- Breaking the Law
Justin Bieber- Baby
Katy Perry- Hot or Cold
Katy Perry- Teenage Dream
Katy Perry-Roar
Kelly Clarkson- Since You’ve Been Gone
Kenny Loggins- Footloose
Kermit the Frog- Rainbow Connection
Kid Rock- All Summer Long
Kid Rock/Sheryl Crow- Picture
Killers- Mr. Brightside
Kinks – Gloria
Kinks- You Really Got Me
Kings of Leon- Use Somebody
Kiss- Rock and Roll All Nite
Knack- My Sharona
Lady Gaga- Bad Romance
Lady Gaga- Born This Way
Lady Gaga- Poker Face
Led Zeppelin- Stairway To Heaven
Led Zeppelin- Whole Lotta Love
Lenny Kravitz-Fly Away
Lisa Loeb- Do You Sleep?
Lisa Loeb-Stay
Lita Ford- Kiss me Deadly
Little Shop of Horrors- Somewhere That’s Green
Little Shop of Horrors- Suddenly Seymour
Looking Glass- Brandy
Lorde- Royals
LynardSkynryd- Sweet Home Alabama
Madonna- Borderline
Madonna- Crazy for You
Madonna- Holiday
Madonna- Like a Prayer
Madonna- Like a Virgin
Madonna- Material Girl
Madonna- Papa Don’t Preach
Madonna- True Blue
Mariah Carey- All I Want for Xmas is You
Maroon 5- Moves Like Jagger
Maroon 5-She Will Be Loved
Maroon 5- This Love
Marvin Gaye- Let’s Get It On
Matchbox 20- 3 AM
Matchbox 20- Push
Meatloaf- 2 out of 3 Ain’t Bad
Meghan Trainor-All About that Bass
Melissa Etheridge- Come to my Window
Metallica- Enter Sandman
Michael Jackson – Beat It
Michael Jackson- Butterflies
Michael Jackson- Billie Jean
Monkees- I’m a Believer
Motorhead- Ace of Spades
Muse- Uprising
N’Sync- Bye ByeBye
Nancy Sinatra- Boots Made for Walking
Neil Diamond- Sweet Caroline
Neil Young- Cinnamon Girl
Neil Young- Keep on Rockin’ in the Free World
New Kids on the Block- Hangin’ Tough
Nikki Cleary- Walking On Sunshine
Nirvana- Smells Like Teen Spirit
Norah Jones- Turn Me On
Notorious BIG- Big Papa
Oasis- Wonderwall
Olivia Newton John- Let’s Get Physical
Outfield- Your Love
Partridge Family- I Think I Love You
Pat Benatar- Heartbreaker
Pat Benatar- Hit Me With Your Best Shot
Paul Simon- You Can Call Me Al
Pearl Jam- Black
Pearl Jam- Jeremy
Peggy Lee- Fever
Pink- Raise Your Glass
Pink- Who Knew
Pink Floyd- Money
Pink Floyd- Wish You Were Here
Pixies- Here Comes Your Man
Pixies- Where is My Mind?
Poison- Every Rose Has It’s Thorn
Poison- Talk Dirty To Me
Police- Message in a Bottle
Police- Roxanne
Police- So Lonely
Pretenders- Brass In Pocket
Pretenders- Chain Gang
Pretenders – I’ll Stand By You
Prince- Kiss
Prince – Purple Rain
Queen- Bohemian Rhapsody
Queen- Fat Bottomed Girls
Queen- Somebody to Love
Radiohead- Creep
Rage Against the Machine- -Killing in the Name Of
Ramones- I Wanna Be Sedated
Ramones- Sheena is a Punk Rocker
Ray Charles- Hit The Road Jack
Red Hot Chili Peppers – Higher Ground
Red Hot Chili Peppers- Otherside
Red Hot Chili Peppers- Soul to Squeeze
Red Hot Chili Peppers- Under The Bridge
REM- Losing My Religion
Rent- Light My Candle
Rent- One Song Glory
Rent- Out Tonight
Rent- Take Me or Leave Me
Rhianna- Umbrella
Richie Valens- La Bamba
Rick Springfield- Jesse’s Girl
Robbie Williams- Angels
Rod Stewart- Maggie May
Rolling Stones- Dead Flowers
Rolling Stones- Midnight Rambler
Rolling Stones- Satisfaction
Rolling Stones- Start Me Up
Rolling Stones- Sympathy for the Devil
Romantics- What I Like About You
Roxette- It Must Have Been Love
Salt n’ Pepa- Shoop
Sam Smith- Stay With Me
Scandel- Goodbye To You
Scandal- The Warrior
Semisonic- Closing Time
Sex Pistols- God Save the Queen
Shania Twain- Any Man of Mine
Shania Twain- Man I Feel Like a Woman
Simple Minds- Don’t You Forget about me
Soft Cell- Tainted Love
Sonny and Cher- I Got You Babe
Soundgarden-Burden In My Hand
Steve Miller Band- The Joker
Stevie Nicks and Tom Petty- Stop Dragging my
Heart Around
Stevie Wonder – Higher Ground
Stevie Wonder – I Wish
Stevie Wonder – Signed, Sealed & Delivered
Stevie Wonder- Superstition
Stone Temple Pilots- Plush
Sublime- Santeria
Sublime- What I Got
Sugar Hill Gang- Rappers Delight
Survivor – Eye of the Tiger
Talking Heads- Psycho Killer
Taylor Swift- Mean
Taylor Swift- Shake It Off
Temptations – My Girl
Third Eyed Blind-Jumper
Third Eyed Blind- Semi Charmed Life
Tina Turner- Proud Mary
Tina Turner-The Best
Toby Keith- I love this Bar
Tom Petty- American Girl
Tom Petty- Free Falling
Tom Petty- You Don’t Know How it Feels
James & Shondells- Crimson and Clover
Tommy Tutone- Jenny (867-5309)
Toni Basil- Mickey
Tracy Chapman- Give Me One Reason
Troggs- Wild Thing
Twisted Sister- We’re Not Gonna Take It
U2- Pride
U2- Running to Stand Stand Still
U2- With or Without You
Van Halen- Hot for Teacher
Van Halen Jump
Van Morrison- Brown Eyed Girl
Vanilla Ice- Ice Ice Baby
Violent Femmes- Blister in the Sun
Weezer- Buddy Holly
Weezer – Say It Ain’t So
Whitesnake- Here I Go Again
White Stripes- Fell In Love With a Girl
White Stripes- 7 Nation Army
Who- Baba O’Reilly
Wild Cherry- Play.Funky Music White Boy
Whitney Houston- I’m Every Woman
Young MC- Bust a Move
Zac Brown Band- Chicken Fried

New Songs on the List

  • Ring of Fire, Johnny Cash
  • Jolene, Dolly Parton
  • Redneck Woman, Gretchen Wilson
  • Crazy, Patsy Cline
  • I Fall to Pieces, Patsy Cline
  • Before He Cheats, Carrie Underwood
  • Sweet Home Alabama, Skynyrd
  • Hey Good Lookin, Hank Williams
  • Mama Tried, Merle Haggard
  • Dukes of Hazzard Theme, Merle Haggard
  • Act Naturally, Buck Owens
  • Your Cheatin’ Heart, Hank Williams
  • Goodbye Earl, Dixie Chicks
  • Mean, Taylor Swift
  • All My Exes Live in Texas, George Strait
  • I Walk the Line, Johnny Cash
  • Neon moon brooks and Dunn
  • Amarillo, George Strait

New Rock Songs

  • Aerosmith – Crying
  • Police – Every Breath You Take
  • Kings of Leon – Sex on Fire
  • Queen/Bowie – Under Pressure
  • Zeppelin – Black Dog





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