Backing Vocalists - Career Paths

Career Paths

Working as a backup singer can give a vocalist the onstage experience and vocal training they need to develop into a lead vocalist. A number of lead vocalists such as Ace Frehley, Richard Marx, Mariah Carey, Cher, Gwen Stefani, Pink, Whitney Houston, Phil Collins, Sheryl Crow, Dave Grohl, Jerry Only, Jerry Cantrell, and Elton John, learned their craft as backup singers.

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