Singing with the accompaniment from a machine/video game. The most popular form of amateur music performance.


From japanese カラオケ, which may be translated as "empty orch[estra]".

Why is it here?

Karaoke is related both to music and to games (albeit mostly video games). It is a form of entertainment focused on performance of music rather than listening. As for social function it is for pop what music games might soon be ;) for non-idiomatic music.

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