Singing Guide: BLACKPINK & Selena Gomez

Vocal technique, exercises, tips and relevant resources

Are you a beginner or advanced singer?

If you want to sing like BLACKPINK and Selena Gomez, there are a few things you can do to gain their unique vocal techniques. BLACKPINK's style often features impressive vocal range and extreme contrasts between their high notes and low growls, which adds excitement to their songs. On the other hand, Selena Gomez's music is characterized by her clear, low voice that emphasizes emotions.

To start developing your skills in line with these artists, you should begin by analyzing your own voice. This can help to identify your vocal strengths and weaknesses and the style that you are most suited to. Check out How to analyze your voice blog article for more tips.

Once you identify your voice type, you will need to improve your breathing and breath control to expand your vocal range. You can try breathing exercises, warm-up with Farinelli Breathing video, and active and passive breathing techniques to get you started.

You'll then want to enhance your vocal cord muscles to reach high notes. BLACKPINK vocals are characterized by their unique vocal technique often labeled 'Twang' and 'Belting', while Selena's more muted sound often emphasizes her chest voice. You can practice different vocal techniques by exercising different voice registers. The Chest Voice Explained video and Voice registers & vocal break blog article are great resources to help you learn more about vocal registers.

Next, continue exercises for pitch accuracy, vocal range and open mouth & throat to further improve your technique. You can also practice by singing along to BLACKPINK and Selena Gomez's songs, paying attention to their unique vocal techniques.

Finally, don't forget to take care of your voice by practicing vocal health tips, avoiding constrictions, and improving your posture while singing. You can also check out Singing Carrots' educational singing course to learn more about singing theory and practical tips.

Incorporate the aforementioned tips when working on the following BLACKPINK & Selena Gomez hits to develop your vocal skills even further:

  • "Ice Cream"
  • "Kill This Love"
  • "Solo"

Remember, it is essential to practice regularly along with breathing and warm-up exercises to improve your singing abilities. Keep working hard and don't hesitate to come back to Singing Carrots for new articles and exercises on your journey to emulate BLACKPINK and Selena Gomez's unique vocal techniques.

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