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Smule Spotlight: tamara_hope



Today we are spotlighiting Tamara, an active member in the community who is apart of many groups such as:  SingRepublic, OneLove, Novus, m1 or musicfirst, and singingsisters! Not only does she sing with many groups, she has also been on the app for 5 years, when Smule first began! Truly happy she is still doing what she is so talented at– singing! Learn more about her below or sing with her here!

Username: Tamara_hope

Favorite Performance:

So, although this seems sort of ridiculous, my absolute favorite thing about smule is that I get to be me and I’m a big goof! So, one of my favorite performances of all time (not my best singing) is when some of my favorite people got together for the first time to create some Backstreet Boys craziness for #smulepickparody.



Fun Fact about you:

The most interesting thing about me is that I am a pirate! I am a stunt performer, singer and actress at Pirates Dinner Adventure in California.  I absolutely love it and am completely passionate about my work.  I feel like a kid!  I get to play with with swords, swing from ropes, play fight, all while getting to sing!


What makes you excited to Sing:

There has never been a time in my life that I haven’t been excited to sing.  I love the challenge and I feel like there is always something to learn and improve upon.  But, more than anything, the fact that music brings people together is what makes me most excited about it.  Musicians share a special connection.


If you could be a superhero, what would you want your superpowers to be?

I would love to have the superpower of mind control! I know, it’s totally selfish of me, but to be able to control how things ran… I can only imagine the possibilities.  I could make people be more kind to each other.  Ultimately, I could make this world a pretty darn peaceful place, no matter how artificial it was.  It would be worth it!!



A Fresh New Look for Sing! iOS

The Smule team has been hard at work bringing a fresh new look to Sing! that will make the iOS experience sleeker, simpler, and more beautiful than ever before. Inspired by the careful and consistent design of Sing! on Android, we’ve unified the color palette, icons, and button design all over Sing! iOS. Take a look at the new look and feel of Sing! on the iPhone and iPad:


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Not only will this update make the app easier and more pleasant to use, but it will also allow Smule’s team of designers and engineers to bring new improvements to both iOS and Android faster than ever before. We’re working every day to bring all Sing! users the same great experience no matter what device they use, and this new update to the design of Sing! iOS is a big step in the direction of consistency and simplicity for everyone.


As always, we want to hear what you think about the new Sing! Karaoke makeover! Please let us know by sending your comments to support@smule.com.
From the whole Smule team, happy singing!



Sing-and-Tell Winners

Sing-and-Tell Winners


In January we announced a contest hosted on social media platforms as a way to share your best and favorite performances to your friends and family. Many of you crafted amazing group, creative cosplay, and awesome partner artist videos, and we loved them – thank you for sharing! We announced the winners below who will win an iPad Mini! 


Twitter Winner:

Who doesn’t love singing with Partner Artists? MrLboyd sings an awesome duet with Nico and Vinz with their hit song “Am I Wrong.” Not only is their duet awesome, but 439 people on Twitter thought so too, enough to reshare it 276 times! :)


Facebook Winner:

Beautiful and heartwarming self-group video with Sharell_NV! We loved her unique voice and her powerful video. Keep it up! :)

Good job everyone and see you in the next challenge! 😉


SmuleSpotlight: Chris_TV


SmuleSpotlight: Chris_TV

Chris_TV is an exceptionally talented singer based out of Louisiana and surely knows how to harmonize. Chris joined the community a little over a year ago where has has already made over 25 THOUSAND performances– not sure if we can even count that high 😛 It’s no surprise that every song he contributes to is a masterpiece. He is also apart of many groups, such as the following: #TheVoices|#SoulfireArtist|#VTX|#M1 #TMB


Learn more about him below, or sing with him here!


Username and real name (If you want):


Favorite Performance:

One of my favorite duets since I’ve joined smule has to be this acoustic versions of Britney Spears “Toxic”, which one of the 1st times that @Valli_TV joined me. She’s amazing

Fun Fact about you:

When I was 16, I won the “Essence Idol” competition, at the Essence Music Festical which is held annually in New Orleans, Louisiana. Because I won, I was able to meet Stevie Wonder & Luther Vandross. And those are two singers who have heavily influenced my style of singing. It was an amazing experience


What makes you excited to Sing:

Singing in general is a way for me to express myself in ways that aren’t possible with just talking. It’s more emotional and allows to me connect with what I’m feeling in a deeper way. Also, I’m always excited to organize/sing on groups songs with my Smule group, TheVoices.. We have an amazing collection of some of the best talent on smule, and singing/creating music with them motivates me to be the best I can be vocally, and forces me to push my creativity to the max! They’re amazingly talented, and even better as people. I’m happy to call each of them my friends


If you could be a superhero, what would you want your superpowers to be?

Probably teleporting. I’m not too keen on traveling, so it would be much easier to just immediately teleport myself to where my destination of travel would be!


Who is your biggest inspiration?

Without question, my father. He’s a fairly well known blues musician in my state of Louisiana. He’s helped shape who I am musically, and as a man. He’s a great person, and one of the most talented people I’ve ever been around.


SmuleFest 2016


Last year, we held our first SmuleFest where we came together to celebrate our love for music and community. It was a special time for Smule as we hosted over 700 people to enjoy an evening of music, singing and dancing with T-Pain, Tony Lucca, and Todd Carey. Check out our recap video!

This year, we are proud and excited to announce we our hosting our SECOND SmuleFest  – SmuleFest 2016, featuring performances by multi-talented superstar Jason Derulo and Smule community’s own Tom Bleasby! The event will be held at Public Works in San Francisco. Tickets are free while they last and the first drink is on us if you’re early. So make sure to RSVP to get your ticket here!

Tom Bleasby:

Tom Bleasby has been a Smule user since 2012. Outside of the Smule community, he is known  for his video duet with Jessie J, which quickly went viral and landed him a guest spot on Ellen. Tom was also a contestant on X Factor 2015. We are excited for him to be our first community member to be featured at SmuleFest!

Jason Derulo:

Yup. You read correctly. We are absolutely thrilled that Jason Derulo will be performing at SmuleFest 2016! Singer, songwriter, dancer, Jason Derulo now has eleven career platinum singes, and you can come see him live at SmuleFest! Read more about Jason here or sing with him on Smule here!


Sing “Firestone” from Kygo ft. Conrad Sewell

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Sing “Firestone” from Kygo ft. Conrad Sewell

If you aren’t familiar with it yet, you really need to check out this lyrically beautiful song written and sung by Conrad Sewell and produced by Kygo. For many fans worldwide, this was the theme song of summer last year, reaching over 197 million views on YouTube and 350 million views on Spotify by year’s end. “Firestone” sat happily in the top 10 in countries across Europe, reaching #1 in several.

Conrad Sewell is an Australian singer and songwriter from Brisbane. While he is best known for “Firestone,” he also released single “Start Again” in March of 2015. “Start Again” is the first song to climb the charts under his own name, hitting number one in Australia and winning “Song of the Year at the ARIA 2015 music awards.

Today, you can sing “Firestone” from Kygo ft. Conrad Sewell.