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Karaoke Mode for YouTube™ Icon

A simple Chrome plug-in that attempts to remove the vocals from YouTube videos.

Download: Chrome Web Store

Also available on GitHub

Karaoke Mode for YouTube™ attempts to remove the vocals from the video.

Simply click the Karaoke button that appears in the YouTube player, as illustrated with a microphone.

If they can be found, lyrics will be displayed on the side.

Videos that are forced to play in Flash, such as VEVO, will not work with the plugin.
This technique does not work with some songs.


  1. Click on the microphone icon to enable Karaoke Mode for the video
  2. The vocals should die down and the lyrics will appear on the right hand side
Karaoke 1
Karaoke 2

Try it with these

If you have any more songs that work well, get in contact using the comments section.

If you have any problems or questions please use the comments section at the bottom of the page.