Non-Musical Theatre Songs

15 Audition-Friendly Pop Songs for Baritones

Looking for new material to expand your vocal chops with? Or does your casting call specifically request non-musical theatre pop songs? With more pop musicals entering the scene, it’s becoming increasingly common to keep a prepared pop song in your back pocket. And because of that, we’ve put together a list of amazing pop songs for baritones, broken down by tempo.

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Ballad Pop Songs for Baritones

Grow As We Go” – Ben Platt

Lost” – Michael Bublé

Put a Little Love on Me” – Niall Horan

Someone to Fall Back On” – Jason Robert Brown

Wonderful Tonight” – Eric Clapton

Midtempo Pop Songs for Baritones

Everything” – Michael Bublé

Hold On” – Michael Bublé

Holiday in Spain” – Counting Crows

Strangers in a Car” – Marc Cohn

The Way It Is” – Bruce Hornsby

Uptempo Pop Songs for Baritones

Haven’t Met You Yet” – Michael Bublé

Please Forgive Me” – David Gray

Silver Thunderbird” – Marc Cohn

This Town” – Niall Horan

Walk on Water” – Marc Cohn

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Which of these baritone pop songs is your favorite?

And what are you working on at the moment? We would love to hear all about it in the comments below! In the meantime, you can check out our database of best audition songs for specific musicals.

Stacy Karyn, Author of Pop Songs for Baritones.
Author: Stacy Karyn

Stacy Karyn is the founder of Theatre Trip, author of The Thespian’s Bucket List, and creator of The Cast Album List. She holds a BA in theatre, a TESOL drama certificate, and has worked and interned with Broadway and Off-Broadway theaters.


2 thoughts on “15 Audition-Friendly Pop Songs for Baritones

  • I have been described as a G-note baritone with range from G3-G8… my knowledge of music is extremely limited… I generally stay within my voice range and my favorite genre would be crooner pop… Neil Diamond.. Billy Joel..Elton John.. Lionel Richie.. Kenny Rogers.. Garth Brooks.. Frank Sinatra..Tom Jones and the like… I would love to learn some new stuff but really don’t know where to look 😕

    • Hi Ron! Thanks for the message. If I were you, I would first, go through this quick exercise to really pin down your exact vocal range, just to be super sure of where you stand.

      Next, I would check out this list of rock songs for baritones! There are a couple of songs by Elton John and Billy Joel on there as well.

      Lastly, you can search through this long list of non-musical theatre songs and try out anything that says “baritone” or “baritenor” (Since you are a “G baritone” you might also be comfortable with a lot of “baritenor” material). I think you’ll find a lot of fun stuff in there. In the meantime, I’ll be posting more non-musical theatre repertoire for singers in the near future, so keep an eye out on the blog! Hope this helps!

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