I always believe that to become a great singer you need time and commitment, because knowing hot sing is possible for anybody. The thing that counts is the practical implementation of what you have learnt. It requires great confidence and dedication that pursue your singing as a career. Learning is the foundation of singing, to lay the building over it, you need education, training and of course experience. All this is possible through practice and only practice.
Manny people think that the great singers of the world have a natural or GOD gifted singing talent. It is just another misconception. Go and ask the professional singer how much they practice daily. I also love singing, and I know that despite of 8 hours practice a day, I still haven’t reached that level of singing which I desire. My purpose to explain this entire story is not to demotivate you to sing, but to make you aware of what you are about to step into.
In order to make thing easy for you to continue your singing career, I’ll be explaining 10 simple and easy to learn steps that will help you to become a great singer.
Step to Becoming a Great Singer
The very first step or you may call it as the foundation of your singing career is learning. You need to learn about singing in detail. You may find many singers who have singing as their career, but they don’t sound as well as they should be. Basically, these are the people who hone their craft as singer and they give respect to other singer and continue to practice in order to improve themselves. So, if you want to be a professional singer, then learn as much as you can. Learn about the legendary singers! Take inspiration from them, and follow their footsteps.
2) Breath control
The next important element to becoming a singer is to control your breath. When you learn singing, your voice acts as a wind instrument, and breathing is the 80% of singing. If you have a full control over your breathing rate, then you can become a great singer. Try to learn some good breathing techniques to breathe from diaphragm and focus on moving your stomach.
If you are under strain and tension then you can never become a good singer. It causes poor resonance and tone. Moreover, your voice will not be proper and you would not be able to hit a high tone. Try to relax yourself and most important control your breath.
4) Warm up
Always try to warm up before each session of your singing practice. You can do this by humming before the actual singing. This will clear the throat and will also mentally prepare you to sing.
You need to study those singer whom you admire the most. Suppose you love the pop singer Michael Jackson, then go into detail of his singing career. Study what he had done to gain such a beautiful singing voice. Singing is world where copying someone is not considered shameful, rather it shows your love for a singer and it is highly praised.
6) Own Style
Of course you need to develop your own style with different types of music. Find the one that fits you perfectly and makes the most of your voice. Develop a style so that people recognize you by your voice.
7) Stepping Further
You need to measure your progress ever week or a couple. Listen to the playback, always record your singing sessions. You can record them on some learn to sing apps. Try to find the mistake and learn from them.
8) Singing Job
Once you think that you have a good singing voice, become a vocal teacher to gain much experience and spread your singing skills to people around the world. This will also give you a rise in the world of singers.
9) Vocal cords
You need to take good vocal cords. Drink plenty of water and keep your body hydrated and try to eat water rich foods like cucumber, potato, etc.
10) Practice and Practice
At least you need to practice as much as you can. Every single hour spent will count a lot in future. Rinse and repeat all the steps and practice as much as you can.