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By: Novella
Your Musical Horoscope
A horoscope is an astrological chart that represents the placement of the Universe's planets, suns, moons and stars. The position of these are used as a method of divination that can relate to a point in time that it represents. Basically, the theory is it will help you understand or prepare for events in your life!
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My SingSnap Story: The Recap
By: Novella
When we asked the community to share their SingSnap Story, we never knew what to expect but what we discovered was that this community has made some truly remarkable memories. People shared their highs, lows and everywhere in between. We saw everything from creative videos, heart wrenching vulnerability, friends together for the first time and performances that simply leave the viewer in awe.
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SingSnap Feature Spotlight - Favorites
By: Novella
Society in 2022 is chaotic, busy and full of 'things'. Between work, doctor appointments, meetings, special events for family and friends, holidays, blah, blah and blah! There always seems to be a never-ending list of 'things to do' and it feels almost overwhelming at times for an individual to actually remember everything they have to do, nevermind the things they want to do! That's why we created 'Favorites' - to make your life easier so you have more time for FUN (Aka SINGING!)
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Face Your Fear: The Recap
By: Novella
There is nothing to fear but fear itself! SingSnap members have proven that to be true as they battled their deepest and darkest fears in an epic Friday the 13th challenge. We had everything from spiders to the devil himself and nothing stood a chance up against the powerful Spirit of SingSnap!
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SingSnap's Summer Playlist
By: Novella
Summer is right around the corner for those of us living in the Northern Hemisphere, and we couldn't be more excited! It's time to polish and shine our Summer Playlist to make sure it's got the best hits to get you movin' and groovin' this summer. Our playlist picks will have a little bit of everything from Summertime classics to hits hot of the presses!
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Musicians Before They Were Famous!
By: Novella
When we press play on our favorite song, it's hard to imagine the voice filling our ears belongs to someone who used to flip burgers. Famous musicians are regular people, just like you and I, who mostly started out in life doing regular jobs until they were fortunate enough to catch that big break. Let's take a look at a few successful singers and see what they did before they got their name in lights!
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Wacky Wednesday: The Recap
By: Novella
When you issue a challenge to the SingSnap Community - they sure know how to deliver! We switched things up this week and dared to walk on the wild side and host a mid-week challenge. Since the concept was a bit oh the wacky side, we ran with that idea and "Wacky Wednesday" was born!
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Novella's Top 5 Music Videos Of All Time!
By: Novella
MTV launched in 1981, airing the first ever official music video, "Video Killed The Radio Star" and paved the way for decades of visual entertainment in the music industry. By the mid 1980's music videos played an integral role in both development and marketing for an artists career.
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This Is Me: The Recap
By: Novella
SingSnap is filled with recordings of people having fun, being silly, stepping out of their box and escaping the real world. The "This Is Me" challenge was something completely different than what we usually do and it was such a beautiful and touching experience. Let's take a peek inside...
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Introducing SweetRebelSoul!
By: Novella
SingSnap is committed to providing a fantastic customer experience and one way we strive to reach that goal is by ensuring we have fun, caring and passionate people supporting our community from a staff level. We are thrilled to introduce you to our latest and greatest staff member - Sweetrebelsoul!
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The Bunny Hop: The Recap
By: Novella
Clearly the community was Egg-cited for this event because it was hoppin'! We took a stroll back in time and celebrated the Oldies genre in our bunny inspired sock hop! The music was Ear-resistable and the entertainment furriffific. There's something for everybunny in this recap!
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What's Your Inner Animal: The Recap
By: Novella
This week Snappers were challenged to dig deep inside and unleash their inner animal and wow - did they deliver! We had everything from monkeys, dogs, cats, bunnies and raccoons to lions, tigers, bears - oh my! The creativity was flowing freely and everyone had a blast. It was the challenge of a lifetime to just pick a few but we know you'll love this sneak peek.
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#SnapSession - What's Snappenin'
By: Novella
The second installment of our #Snapsession is all about 'What's Snappenin'. Are you curious about how to find out the latest happenings within the SingSnap community or how to get featured on the 'What's Snappenin' section? Check out this #SnapSession video and then read below for the tips!
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Two Truths and A Lie: The Recap
By: Novella
The 2 Truths and A Lie challenge proved to be another level of entertainment added to an already Fun-Filled-Friday! Snappers were challenged to try and fool their friends by telling two truths and one lie and it was up to the audience to try and figure out what the lie was. We learned a ton about one another in a fun and unique way and we're excited to share a few of Friday's fab performances with you!
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Goof Off Friday: The Recap
By: Novella
If you ever need tips on how to Goof Off, just check out a SingSnap Challenge. The performances this week were not just goofy but had a side of awesome and a pinch of fabulousness! We hand picked a few to show off the versatility and variety this quirky community has to offer!
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St Patrick's After Party: The Recap
By: Novella
Saint Patrick's Day may have been over but the party continued on SingSnap! The entire world got lucky because the performances delivered yesterday were worth their weight in Gold! We've hand picked a few recordings to show off the diversity, creativity and of course - talent - SingSnap has to offer!
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Relax With A Peaceful Playlist
By: Novella
If there is one thing this world needs now, more than ever - it's peace! Peace between nations, neighbors and friends. Finding a balance that allows us to live comfortable, free and without judgement seems almost insurmountable at times. When the outside world gets to be too much - one of the healthiest things you can do for your mind and spirit is to allow yourself to get lost in music. That is exactly why we've put together this Top 10 to get your Peaceful Playlist started!
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Getting Lucky with SingingRainbow!
By: Novella
The SingSnap Events team is responsible for executing our weekly events but sometimes they get the creative bug and will share a guest contribution to the blog! This week, SingingRainbow has shared her Top Ten Playlist of Lucky songs. She hand-picked tunes that fit the getting lucky theme and also show-cased some Snappers who did amazing renditions.
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What's Your Lucky Number: The Recap
By: Novella
We have put The Month of Love to rest for another year and it is now time to Get Lucky! Snappers tested their luck on Friday and proved to everyone on the interwebz that this community is jam packed with courageous and uber talented people!
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March 3 - This Day In Music History
By: Novella
We're back with a new installment of 'This Day in Music History'! Take a walk down memory lane with us as we check out what was making waves and headlines in the wonderful world of music back in the day!
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I Love Fairy Tales: The Recap
By: Novella
Snappers lived happily ever after because they certainly know how to tell a story through music! The last challenge for the Month of Love was all about Fairy Tales and the performances were ones you will not forget. We had everything from the Tin Man to the three little pigs and much, much more!
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I Love To Duet: The Recap
By: Novella
Two voices are better than one and apparently SingSnappers agree because they showed up in full force during Friday's I Love To Duet Challenge! The rules were simple - duet - a lot, and have a blast while doing so. The collaborations this week were brilliant and definitely worth checking out!
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JCD Memorial Award Recipient!
By: Novella
The JCD Memorial award was first introduced in 2019 as the "Ultimate Snapentine" and was meant to be a one-time award given out during our annual Chatentine event. However, the nominations we received were so impactful, that the award was rebranded as the JCD Memorial award in remembrance of a beloved SingSnap Member Jane (JCD), who is now singing in the heavenly choir. She embodied everything this award represents; Kindness, compassion and an intense love for everyone in the SingSnap community.
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I Love To Laugh: The Recap
By: Novella
The two best things in life are Love and Laughter and the SingSnap community is full of both! This week, we hosted the I Love To Laugh challenge and talent (while always impressive) blew the roof off the house with the added element of the novelty genre and jokes! You absolutely should check out this weeks entries but we recommend finishing your coffee before you press play!
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11th Annual Chatentine
By: Novella
Our 11th Annual Chatentine is right around the corner in the SingSnap Chat Room! This event was one of the first we did when we started celebrating 'The Month of Love" and remains a fan-favorite to this day! We are now accepting nominations for this years awards!
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Love Train: The Recap
By: Novella
SingSnap LOVES love and spreading joy and happiness across the world! Snappers went above and beyond in this weeks performances. We have swoon worthy love songs, inspiring collabs and impressive costumes! There is definitely a little bit of something for everyone this week - so let's have a look at a few highlights!
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Golden Oldies: The Recap
By: Novella
The fourth installment of January's Genre challenge was a golden hit! The music of yesteryear has never sounded so good and we have some stellar performances for you to check out.
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SingSnap Feature Spotlight - Open Duets
By: Novella
One of the most enjoyable and rewarding things to do on SingSnap is to make friends! A fantastic way to build bonds is to sing together and create lasting memories. This brief tutorial will walk you through a few steps on how to find Open Duets!
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Kickin' Country Challenge: The Recap
By: Novella
This week's challenge was all about Kickin' Country and Snappers made one thing crystal clear - they love country music! As one of the most popular challenges to date on SingSnap 2.0 there was no shortage of noteworthy performances and highlighting a Fab Five will be the challenge of a life time - but here we go!
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Top 5 in Country Music
By: Novella
Country music has a long history that began in the 1920's with the likes of Vernon Dalhart and Jimmie Rodgers. After the Great Depression, a second generation of country musicians were born, which inevitably developed subgenres such as rockabilly, blue grass, and honkytonk. In honor of the Kickin' Country challenge, we decided to take a look at the top selling country artist of all time. Read inside for the all the details!
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Put Your Name In Lights: The Recap
By: Novella
This week's challenge was the Film, Stage/TV genre and goodness gracious Snappers have taken entertainment to a whole new level! It should come as no surprise that this community is full of entertainers but the amount of effort, creativity and talent shown this week was off the charts!
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#SnapSession - Create An Experience!
By: Novella
SnapSessions are new for 2022 and are designed to be a quick tip session on some frequently asked questions. Check out this #SnapSession video to get a few tips on how to connect with your audience and create an experience that will leave your fans wanting more!
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Have Fun Throwing Roses!
By: Novella
Have you pressed play on someone's recording and ended up being so blown away that mere words just couldn't convey how much you enjoyed it? Well now they don't have to - you can throw roses as well! Read the blow to find out how!
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Can You ROCK? The Recap!
By: Novella
Rock music was first born in the 40's and 50's and was largely influenced by both country music and the rhythm and blues (RnB). From its conception it has continued to evolve and take shape giving birth to a brand new category of music with subgenres such as Heavy Metal and Alternative/Folk. The best part? Snappers sing it all...
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Pump Up The Jam With A Fitness Playlist
By: Novella
One of the most popular New Year Resolutions of all time is to get fit and lose weight. A new year signals a fresh start - the perfect opportunity to shed a few pounds and start the year feeling better, healthier and happier. The biggest challenge in this type of goal is finding the motivation to not only begin it, but maintain it - especially when it gets difficult....
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Love and Lyrics - Finding Love on SingSnap!
By: Novella
There is a song for just about every emotion and every experience you can imagine but there is one subject that is more popular than all the others combined and that is LOVE! Whether it's about wanting it, finding it, missing it, losing it, needing it or grieving it - Love is a universal subject that people are naturally drawn to write and sing about. That is why SingSnap has become, almost a platform at times, for people to connect in ways they never imagined possible and certainly never intended. Music is pure, raw and honest and every now and again we leave a piece of ourselves in our song that touches someone else in such a profound way that a connection begins to form and love begins to bloom. Hundreds of couples have found love behind our virtual walls and you are cordially invited to step inside, read about one story and perhaps share your own...
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On This Day In Music History
By: Novella
It's easy to get lost in everything that is happening around us in present day, but sometimes it is fun to take a look back in history and see what was making headlines ten, twenty, even fifty years ago. Join us as we take a quick stroll down memory lane and reminisce about yesteryear and the days gone by...
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A Look Back on 2021!
By: Novella
2021 was definitely a year of re-birth for SingSnap! There have been a million changes because we transitioned to SingSnap 2.0 and eventually retired Legacy. To mention every modification would take an additional year, so we're going to focus on a few highlights and bring special attention to the FUN! Please kick back, relax and join us as we take a stroll down memory lane...
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Christmas Eve Tradition Ideas!
By: Novella
In a highly commercialized world, we sometimes get lost in the hustle and bustle of the holiday season and forget to take a moment and do what is most important during this time of year - make memories! Sure it is nice to get a gift or see your kids super excited over their fancy new gaming console or laptop but 20 years down the line, chances are what you received as a gift for Christmas, is not what will make the holiday season truly memorable. Here are some ideas to help kick off your holiday with a new Christmas Eve Tradition! If you don't already do something on the night before Christmas, this is a sure-fire way to help create lasting memories that will make this holiday season one you'll cherish for many, many years to come.
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The Gift of Song: The Recap!
By: mandyriffic
In what is quickly becoming a SingSnap tradition, the last challenge before Christmas was 'The Gift of Song'. Snappers were to sing songs and dedicate them to someone (or a group of someone's) who they consider to be special and impactful in their life. There was everything from heart touching dedications to jaw dropping hysterical performances. SingSnap - you sure know how to rise to a challenge and deliver!
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Top 10 Christmas Playlist of 2021
By: Novella
The holiday season is fast approaching and while some are hanging their stockings with care, others are struggling to find the Christmas spirit. In both scenarios, singing a Christmas song will surely help boost the festivities and make this holiday season one to remember. What better way to get those festive juices flowing than singing a song yourself?
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Holiday Duet-A-Thon: The Re-Cap!
By: Novella
Nothing says the holidays better than joining some of your favorite people in song! The Holiday Duet-A-Thon was jam packed with incredible performances that connected Snappers from every corner of the earth. There was a little bit of everything from festive duets that are sure to get you in the holiday spirit, to incredible soul soothing performances that will leave you in awe. Take a moment to be enjoy a few highlights from yesterday's challenge!
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Snowball Mania: The Recap
By: Sarah
With the holiday season officially in full swing, it's no surprise that our Snappers have been absolutely nailing their festive recordings. Last Friday, we started our month of holiday challenges with a BANG - with none other than the most epic snowball fight ever, happening from the comfort of our own homes! We asked you to show us if you were Team Holiday Cheer or Team Bah Humbug, and you definitely didn't disappoint.
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Classic Christmas Songs for the BEST Holiday Playlist
By: Sarah
It feels like just last week when we were celebrating the beginning of SHOCKtober. Time sure flies when you're having so much fun on SingSnap! Now that the holiday season is officially in full swing, we wanted to share 10 of our favorite classic Christmas songs and dive into their history, before singing them and adding them to our super fun festive playlists!
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Top 10 Songs For Giving Thanks This Season
By: Sarah
We hope everyone is enjoying a day full of food, family and friends. To celebrate our love of music and the other exciting holidays that are just around the corner, we put together a list of 10 songs for singing and adding to your playlists this season that are all about giving thanks. As always, click the title of each song to record your own version on SingSnap!
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Peace, Love & SingSnap: The Recap
By: Sarah
No matter how long you've been on SingSnap, there's no doubt that you understand that the spirit of our platform is 100% about love, kindness and everyone getting along. Last Wednesday, November 17th was World Peace Day - a holiday that perfectly sums up what we're all about! We celebrated on Friday with none other than another super fun challenge; 'Peace, Love & SingSnap'! As always, our Snappers brought their A-game.
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10 Reasons to be Thankful for Music
By: Sarah
Even though we're celebrating thankfulness all month here on SingSnap, it's no secret that we should be expressing gratitude through all months of the year. More specifically, we're referring to the magic of music and how it's so incredible to have as such a significant part of our lives! This week on the blog, we put together a list of reasons why we should be saying 'thank you for the music' (ABBA reference, anyone?).
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Giving Thanks Challenge: The Recap
By: Sarah
With the beginning of November comes the beginning of the holiday season, and we couldn't be more excited to celebrate with our SingSnap family! On Friday, we kicked off the Thanksgiving celebrations early with our 'Giving Thanks' challenge. Chances are if you've spent any time on our platform, the friendships you've made are pretty high on your list of things to be thankful for! This challenge was created to show your friends how much they mean to you, through the magic of music. Without further ado, let's dive into just a few of our favorites!
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10 Songs for a Cozy Fall Night In
By: Sarah
As the temperatures get colder, there's no better way to spend the evenings of fall and winter than to cozy up by the fireplace and listen (and sing!) to your favorite songs. After all, 'tis the season of hot cocoa, warm blankets and good music!
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Welcome November with our Recordings of the Week!
By: Sarah
Oh, how the months fly by (especially when you're having so much fun on SingSnap)! This week we wanted to spotlight just a few of our awesome Snappers who have truly started the second-last month of the year off on a great note. Although the crazy costumes of SHOCKtober have faded, the talent definitely hasn't!
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10 Ways to Practice Self Care
By: Sarah
No matter who you are or what you do, I'm sure we can all agree on one thing - life can get pretty crazy. Especially during these holiday months, it can be easy to become overwhelmed with work, school, or anything else that you have going on! We can't stress enough how important it is to take some time out of your day or your week for self care. And that's why we've put together a list of 10 fun, relaxing self care ideas to help you destress!
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SHOCKtober After Party: The Recap
By: Sarah
This week, we celebrated an awesome month of spooky SingSnap challenges with the coolest submissions. Our two-part After Party challenge left our Snappers completely free to do pretty much whatever they pleased as long as they are being as silly or as creative as possible! We also wanted to see what your FAVORITE parts of SHOCKtober have been. Without further ado, let's start the party!
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Miss Soundtrack: The Recap
By: Sarah
On Friday, we thought we'd finally reached the end of our month long challenge - but then, Miss Soundtrack (the key to the final token we needed to save SingSnap) was whisked away to prison! Luckily, because she still had it on hand, we were able to swoop in and steal it back thanks to our incredible Snappers. Let's take a look at just a few of the awesome participants who worked together to save the day!
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Trevor Talks: SingSnap Through the Years
By: Sarah
It's no secret how much the SingSnap community means to the team behind the platform, especially to SingSnap creator Trevor! Recently we celebrated fifteen years of music, friendships, collaboration and all else that we're so grateful for on SingSnap. To further celebrate over a decade in business, we sat down and chatted with Trevor about everything SingSnap, as well as how it has grown and expanded within recent years.
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The SingSnap Freak Show: The Recap
By: Sarah
SHOCKtober may be still here, but it's flying by just as quick as a witch on a broomstick! Last week we hosted yet another spooky challenge dedicated to tracking down another piece of the Spirit of SingSnap. As always, our Snappers did not disappoint! This week's challenge was all about becoming either ferocious and brave OR frightening - we have to get through all of these annoying circus freaks somehow to get to the Dragon Lady, who we suspect has our token! Without further ado, let's get into this week's featured recordings.
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Spend a Day back in the 80s With Us!
By: Sarah
We can definitely all agree that it would be pretty cool to escape our every day lives and to spend a day in another decade. Today we're travelling back to the 1980s - the land of breakdancing, leg warmers, and boom boxes! First things first, let's...
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Funny Circus Freaks: The Recap
By: Sarah
We don't know about you, but SHOCKtober 2021 has sure been a blast so far! Last week we travelled back in time to the year of 2016 to track down another piece of the Spirit of SingSnap - the clown token. When we arrived to the carnival, there were clowns *literally* everywhere... Some funny, and some freaky. Without further ado, let's take a look at just a few of the clown encounters we had!
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Throwback Thursday: The Evolution of the Rock Genre
By: Sarah
Rock 'n Roll has been around for as long as we can remember - in fact, it's hard to picture life without it! Today in honor of #ThrowbackThursday, we wanted to deep dive into the history of this super cool genre and the awesome rock artists that changed so many lives and like all music, also made a huge impact on our day to day culture in general.
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Psychotic or Psychedelic: The Recap
By: Sarah
The long-awaited SHOCKtober is finally here and we are in SHOCK from all of the fantastic recordings submitted to our very first challenge of the month. On Friday, the first day of October, we kicked off this spooky month with 'Psychotic or Psychedelic'! This challenge was all about 70s rock and disco tracks with a side of crazy; and as always, the SingSnap community dressed (and sang!) to impress.
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20 Song Ideas to Get YOU in a Spooky Mood
By: Sarah
SHOCKtober 2021 has arrived and it's weaving a tangled web! An evil force has stolen the Spirit of SingSnap, split it into four pieces and hidden it deep within the fabrics of time. The only way to save SingSnap is travel back in time, successfully complete challenges of the past, retrieve the token and re-unite them so that the Spirit of SingSnap is whole and all is right in the world once again!
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Do You Dare: The Recap
By: Sarah
Last week on SingSnap, we challenged you in a way that we never have before. We dared you to step up to the plate to show us how daring you are, and to step out of your comfort zones once again! This challenge was a DUET challenge; because we all know how important collaboration, creativity and friendship is in our community! Without further ado, let's dive into a handful of our favorites (and believe us, it was SO hard to choose!).
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Travel Back in Time With us to the 1970s!
By: Sarah
As awesome as 2021 is (well, it could be better), we know we're not the only ones who sometimes wish that they could travel back in time to another decade; whether it be for the fashion, the music, the movies, or even to meet a specific celebrity or person! Today we're reminiscing about the 1970s and wanted to share a few fun ways on how you can join us in pretending we've travelled back in time to the land of bell bottoms and peace signs!
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Be The Band Challenge: The Recap
By: Sarah
Last week on SingSnap, we gave you a chance to become the band. It's no secret that we all love to sing, and we know that some of our Snappers have even gotten to live the dream and sing in a real-life band! We wanted to challenge you and see if you have what it takes to front the most charismatic, entertaining and fantastic band to ever exist. Without further ado, let's share just a few of our favorite submissions!
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SingSnap Hoedown: The Recap
By: Sarah
As most of you know, last week we celebrated FIFTEEN YEARS of the SingSnap community! In honor of the incredible family that we've brought together, all of the new friends that have been made, and of course all the songs that have been recorded, *obviously* we had to go all out for this challenge. We hosted a good ol' country hoedown and as always, were not disappointed by the incredible recordings that have been submitted! Without further ado...
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Freakish Friday Challenge: The Recap
By: Sarah
Another week, another challenge recap! On Friday, we hosted an awesome challenge that definitely got us all out of our comfort zones. This week, we spent the day transforming into someone that is the opposite of ourselves! On our platform, we wanted to see what our creative Snappers could come up with for our "Freakish Friday - The Opposite of You" challenge. Let's dive into it!
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3 Reasons Why We're Thankful for the Power of Music
By: Sarah
Last week, we hosted a challenge all about how the magic of music has impacted our lives. Music has always been here for us, through all of our ups and downs; but its also brought us together and helped us bond with family members and even new friends! Today, we wanted to share a few heartwarming stories from around the world about how music has positively impacted others.
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Guess the Songs from the Lyrics - 80s Edition
By: Sarah
Welcome (back) to the 1980s; the years of conservative politics, the rise of computer technology, as well as of course the funky, well-known fashion and pop culture. Today we're challenging you to travel back in time and to reminisce with us with the help of some favorite tracks from the iconic era! Sing the full version of any of these tracks at the very bottom in our "Answers" section. No peeking though!
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Unlucky 13 Challenge: The Recap
By: Sarah
We took Friday the 13th to the next level. We don't know about you, but we sure felt evil forces flying around our perimeter walls, peeking in, and looking for ways to wreak havoc. This week's two part challenge consisted of singing a song from the genre that aligned with your good vs. evil persona and of course to create a character to either protect SingSnap from evil, or one to become a part of the spooky forces hovering over our Snappers.
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5 (More) Ways to Improve Your Singing Skills
By: Sarah
Have you ever found yourself completely in awe of someone else's singing voice and wishing you were "as good" as them? Well, you're definitely not alone. Everyone experiences this feeling at some point in their lives especially in the age of social media, but it's very important to remember that we're all very unique from each other and that we all have our own talents and specialities that separate us from the rest. That being said, the next time you're feeling a little down and out about your singing voice, turn that feeling into motivation to improve! After all, practice makes perfect.
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Shipwrecked with SingSnap Challenge: The Recap
By: Sarah
Last week, we wanted to see if you had what it took to be a real pirate at sea. It's International Pirate Month, so *obviously* we had to find a way to celebrate and to climb on board with our favorite hearties! Because of an unfortunate shipwreck, the SingSnap Ship needed a brand new crew - and FAST! To participate in this challenge, we asked you to create your very own pirate alter ego and to share what you could bring to the table (or in this case, the ship)! Without any further ado, let's dive into just a few recordings that caught our eye.
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7 Songs For Good Vibes: Oldies Edition
By: Sarah
What would summer be without kicking back and relaxing in the sun with your favourite songs in the background? As fun as a lot of music created in the most recent years is, we can’t forget about the oldies but goodies that never fail to lift our spirits.
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International Friendship Day Duet-athon: The Recap
By: Sarah
On Friday, we celebrated International Friendship Day the best way we know how; by organizing a DUET-ATHON! If there's any holiday that has SingSnap written all over it, it's definitely this one. No limits were set with this challenge, all we did was encourage a whole lot of creativity! We had such a blast listening to your beautiful voices and reading your stories about how you've connected with others through your love of singing and music. Without further ado...
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Heroes vs. Villains: Challenge Recap
By: Sarah
We told you to face the music and pick a side for our Friday challenge. You had the option of becoming a hero who swoops in and save the day OR a villain that brings excitement and life into the dullest days! Our Snappers didn't disappoint and decided to activate their awesome super powers, grab their mics, and reveal their true colors to the world. Superheroes were asked to sing any pop or rock song and villains were challenged to sing any country or oldies song. Without further ado, let's take a look at some of the INCREDIBLE submissions we received!
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Guess the Song from the Cover Art
By: Sarah
You've seen us do 'Would You Rather', 'Put a Finger Down' and a whole lot of 'Guess the Song from the Lyrics'; but today we hope you're up for a challenge, because we're testing you on your knowledge of musical album and cover art!
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SingSnap Circus Challenge: The Recap
By: Sarah
Last week, we hosted yet another super fun challenge; this time with a goal of hosting the biggest and absolute bestest virtual circus the world has ever seen! We asked the SingSnap community to pull off a series of jobs for our circus including working the concession stand, killing it as the entertainment, training the animals, and working the ticket booth. Each role had a different challenge, and boy, did we have a BLAST seeing what our Snappers came up with! To hear these incredible recordings for yourself, click the title of each song.
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How to Create High Quality Content Using ONLY Your Phone
By: Sarah
On every single social media platform imaginable, the most important factor in content creation is creating the highest quality of content possible using the tools you currently have. In this post not only will you be able to take away how to create better content for our platform, but also for other platforms and in your everyday life.
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Sweet Tooth Challenge: The Recap
By: Sarah
Last week we hosted an AWESOME challenge that revolved around all things sweet. We can never resist indulging in things that make our heart happy; especially when it comes to music! For this challenge, we wanted to see how sweet you could be by dressing up or spoiling yourself with your favorite treat. Along with that we wanted to hear you sing a song that you've been craving and also hear what satisfies your sweet tooth! As always, to hear these incredible recordings for yourself, click the title of each song!
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5 Reasons to Sing Today
By: Sarah
If you’re looking for some motivation to sing today, you’re reading the right post. There’s no doubt that for most of us, singing is a fantastic way to express ourselves and to relieve stress; but there are a variety of other reasons why you should give your favorite (or brand new) song a shot today. The physiological benefits of singing and music have been explored for centuries, possibly even longer than that, so let’s go ahead and deep dive.
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Proud To Be Challenge: The Recap
By: Sarah
This past week, people across North America have been celebrating their country. We know that we have Snappers worldwide from the rolling fields of Ireland to the scenic barrier reef and in honor of that we wanted to host a challenge where everyone could share how awesome their country or town is! Part one of this challenge was to sing any song that related to your country or hometown, and part two was to share where you're proud to be from and who you're proud to be. As always, creativity was highly encouraged and wow, did our Snappers deliver!
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Guess The Song From The Lyrics - 60s Edition
By: Sarah
To quote American broadcasting service PBS, “In the ‘60s, radio, film, television and books carried the essence of American pop culture. This decade was both exciting and overwhelming; defined by counterculture protests and the civil rights movement, but also iconic fashion styles, music and pop culture in general! Think you’re an expert when it comes to ‘60s tracks? Take a trip back in time with us today to guess the song using ONLY the lyrics. (P.S. The answers are at the bottom - but no cheating allowed!)
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Glow Crazy Challenge: The Recap
By: Sarah
We hope you all had as much of a blast as we did this past weekend during our first annual Snap Fest! On Friday we hosted our GLOW CRAZY challenge, a challenge all about spreading bright colors and bright energy. Of course we had to share a few of the incredible submissions (and boy, was it hard to choose). To show some love on these recordings, click on the title of each song!
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12 Songs to Help You Relax on a Stressful Day
By: Sarah
Especially today, it’s easy to become flooded with thoughts about the future and your daily to-do list. Stress can have a negative effect on your health in so many ways, including the jitters and a rising blood pressure. Not only is singing scientifically proven to help manage high stress levels, but putting on a relaxing playlist may also help you find your zen.
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How To Get More Fans on SingSnap
By: Sarah
As fun as it is to sing with or without an audience, we know how great it feels to be recognized and appreciated a little extra. The SingSnap community is so talented, which is why we're always doing our best to help our Snappers reach more people! In today's post we wanted to share a few of our pro tips on how you can reach a larger audience on SingSnap and how you can gain more awesome fans.
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Road Trip Challenge: The Recap
By: Sarah
Last Friday, we had an AWESOME challenge dedicated to creating the best road trip playlist ever (just in time for summer)! We had such a blast looking through your submissions and wanted to share a few of the incredible songs! To take a look at these featured recordings for yourself, click on the title of each song.
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Meet Sarah & The SingSnap Blog
By: Sarah
It's so nice to see you here! I'm Sarah, the social media and marketing manager with SingSnap. 98% of the posts you see on our social media platforms, as well as this blog, are from me; so it's only fair to officially introduce myself to this awesome community!
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10 Songs To Help You Get Over Your Ex
By: Sarah
No matter what genre is your favourite, how old you are or where you come from, music has always been there for you through everything. From your first day of high school, to your wedding day, and everything else in between, music has always been there to set the mood! In this post, we’re taking on a completely different tone by listing 10 songs to help get over your ex; because let’s face it, we’ve all been there.
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Guess The Song From The Lyrics - 70s Edition
By: Sarah
Grab your bell bottoms and flower crowns and let’s take a trip back to the 70s with this music test. Think you know your 70s tunes? Let’s see if you can guess all of these groovy tracks JUST from a few key lyrics and hints. The answers are at the bottom, no cheating allowed!
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7 Ways to Improve Your Singing Skills
By: Sarah
Not all of us are born with the natural ability to sing effortlessly; for almost everyone, it takes years of practice and/or professional training. And even then, it’s always a great idea to refresh your memory with some ways to improve your singing!
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Top 10 Throwback Summer Anthems
By: Sarah
Now that it’s May, Summer’s right around the corner (finally)! What better way for us to celebrate than to share 10 of our favourite summer anthems? These 10 songs are sure to pick up your mood whether you’re planning on spending your summer season lounging poolside, or playing your favourite summer sport. Not only that, but all of these are also available for you to record your own versions of on the SingSnap app or website. Without further ado, let’s get into 10 (out of many) summer anthems guaranteed to start your summer on a good note!
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