Stories and songs have long been the way people come together and connect. Today, being able to do so is more important than ever with many feeling alone and cut off from others.
That’s where Smule comes in. According to a recent press release, social singing network Smule has seen a significant rise in new users joining in from all over the world since people began staying home due to the coronavirus.
Smule is a global online community of music lovers where millions from all over come together each day to sing along to popular songs, often with other people – and sometimes with the stars themselves –plus make new friends, cheer each other on, and simply have fun. Regardless of skill level, the thing all Smule members have in common is a love for singing and a love for connecting with other people through the shared experience of performing songs together.
The Smule app is similar to a combination of Snapchat and YouTube, mashed up with an automated sound and video recording and effects studio. People can sing or record songs on video with new friends, karaoke by themselves, or acapella with others.
Members of Smule communities include people from all walks of life, including real-life superstars, such as Lewis Capaldi, who upload recorded versions of their top hits for other members to sing along with and repost to the network and other social media platforms. Fans can even sing along with Disney characters like Moana to the hit songs from popular Disney films.
Thousands of independent singing communities and teams have sprung up around the world, using Smule as the platform to showcase their singalongs.
One such community, Apex Team, is a group of 46 young, talented and dynamic voices who came together as a virtual choir that inspires online audiences with their musical performances. Apex produces more than 100 group collaborations a year, and most recently, a phenomenal performance of Fight Song, by Rachel Platten and Dave Bassett – edited into a “Thank You” to frontline professionals in the fight against COVID-19.
Visit https://www.smule.com/ to learn more, sign up, and start singing!
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