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 that’s why we’ve put together a list of amazing pop songs for mezzo-sopranos, broken down by tempo.
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Ballad Pop Songs for Mezzo-Sopranos
“Before Your Love” – Kelly Clarkson
“Don’t Watch Me Cry” – Jorja Smith
“Getaway Car” – Lea Michele
“Kissing You” – Des’ree
“Run to You” – Lea Michele
Midtempo Pop Songs for Mezzo-Sopranos
“6/10” – Dodie
“Because of You” – Kelly Clarkson
“Breathing Underwater” – Emeli Sandé
“Empire” – Shakira
“Nightingale” – Demi Lovato
“Unless It’s With You” – Christina Aguilera
Uptempo Pop Songs for Mezzo-Sopranos
“Cannonball” – Lea Michele
“Fly” – Nicki Minaj
“Still Falling for You” – Ellie Goulding
“Thursday” – Jess Glynne
“What About Us?” – Pink
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Which of these mezzo-soprano 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.
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 has a TESOL drama certificate, a BA in theatre, and has worked and interned with Broadway and Off-Broadway theaters.