It takes a special brand of talent to be able to imitate other people’s singing voices. Voices are technically unique, but like faces, they are not all that inimitable. With expert vocal coaching, you can certainly channel your favourite singers in performance.
They say imitation is the best form of flattery. In that case, these following singers (and character actors) are the best flatterers ever:
We can recognise Christina Aguilera’s voice from miles away. After all, she’s a vocal colossus who has been singing for meals for the better part of her life. Imagine our astonishment then when she launched into an on-point impression of her archrival Britney Spears at The Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon, who promptly gave her a standing ovation. Was it ‘shade,’ or innocent send-up of a friend? You decide. (P.S. The Voice judge threw in some Cher and Shakira impressions for good measure.)