You most likely know what karaoke is but knowing how to explain it in simple terms may not be so easy so we have written a simple definition of karaoke for you.

Definition of Karaoke

Karaoke is a form of musical entertainment. A singer will sing to a prerecorded accompaniment of a popular song. The words to the song are usually displayed on a video screen.

The word Karaoke originated from Japanese: kara (empty) + ōkesutora (orchestra).