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  • Hello, and welcome. I'm Ryan Higa,

  • professional singer and vocal-stiloliger-izer-ist.

  • You probably remember me from How To Sing Like Your Favorite Artist part 1.

  • Well this one's completely different. It's not as good.

  • With that being said, welcome to How To Sing Like Your Favorite Artist

  • part 2.

  • Remember that scary movie "The Grudge"?

  • Make the sound that the little girl in "The Grudge" makes.

  • Aauuuuhhhh...

  • Just sing like you normally would sing...

  • When I met you in the summer! ♪

  • ...and add the little Grudge girl sound.

  • When I met you in the summer... ♪

  • To my heartbeat sound... ♪

  • We fell in love... ♪

  • As the leaves turned brown... ♪

  • [grunting noises]

  • In order to sound like The Weeknd,

  • you have to literally make your face frozen

  • to the point where it's numb

  • and you can't feel it anymore.

  • ♪ I can't feel my face when I'm with you.. ♪

  • And once you get the frozen face down,

  • all you have to do is act like you're sad and depressed.

  • ♪ I'm just tryna get you out the friend zone... ♪

  • And if people can't hear you, just use a megaphone.

  • ♪ I only call you when it's half past... ♪

  • In order to sound like Fetty Wap, just sing as if you just got hit in the nuts.

  • Or for girls to relate, just make the sound you make when you cut wind.

  • You know, when you get the wind knocked out of you, you make the sound that's like

  • [stressed inhale]

  • and then just sing like that. Fetty Wap.

  • Auuugh!

  • Baby won't you come my way? ♪

  • [grunting]

  • You know when you're yawning and you still try to talk; that sound it makes?

  • [yawning]

  • all you have to do is sing, while you yawn.

  • [yawning]

  • You and me we made a vow... ♪

  • You say I'm crazy... ♪

  • [inaudible]

  • [laughing]

  • You know when you're a little kid where you're on the verge of crying

  • but you do your best to try and suck it up?

  • You know, the borderline where you're trying to fight back your tears,

  • because you know once you start crying,

  • you're not gonna be able to stop.

  • Well in order to sound like 5 Seconds of Summer, you gotta get to that borderline.

  • [crying/grunting]

  • ♪ ...what we had was real... ♪

  • how could you be fine? ♪

  • [whining] Guess I'm not fine at all.

  • You know that voice you make when you get sent to your room by your parents?

  • Where you wanna yell back at them but you don't want them to hear it...

  • [pouting]

  • [door slams]

  • [quiet yelling] I hate this family!

  • ...because you know that if they hear you

  • you're gonna get in more trouble.

  • [quiet yelling while stammering]

  • In order to sound like Bruno Mars, that's all you gotta do.

  • Shout, but don't let your mom hear it.

  • Don't believe me just watch

  • hey, hey, hey, oh! ♪

  • [muffled] SHUT UP!

  • You shut up!

  • To sound like Pharrell, you just have to sing as if you're really unconfident

  • and you don't want other people to hear you.

  • [happy] ♪ Clap along if you... ♪

  • Nope. Too confident.

  • [not as happy] ♪ Clap along if you... ♪

  • Even more unconfident.

  • [blandly] ♪ Clap along if you.. ♪

  • YOU ARE SO UNCONFIDENT, YOU HAVE NO SELF-ESTEEM, NOBODY WANTS TO HEAR YOU SING, bro.

  • [actually sounding good] ♪ Clap along if you feel like a room without a roof. ♪

  • [shyly] Clap along if you know...

  • [fading speech]

  • In order to sound like Twenty One Pilots, you gotta think choppy.

  • You gotta be a chicken!

  • Chickens move like this:

  • And in order to sound like Twenty One Pilots, you just gotta be a chicken.

  • Wish we could turn back time

  • Even more chicken.

  • [choppy] ♪ Wish we could turn back time

  • More chicken!

  • [choppier] ♪ Wish we could turn back time

  • JUST BE A CHICKEN!

  • [very choppy] ♪ Wish we could turn back time

  • To the good ol' days

  • ♪ [inaudible] ♪

  • In order to sound like Selena Gomez, you just gotta do what just did with Twenty One Pilots:

  • Be a chicken.

  • Except, this time, a little bit more robotic, just one tone.

  • I AM A ROBOT.

  • And that's about it. In order to sound like Selena Gomez, you just gotta be a robot chicken.

  • Can't keep my hands to myself

  • ♪ I hope my mom doesn't watch this part

  • You wanna sound like Adam Levine?

  • Pretend you're a baby crying for attention.

  • [crying like a baby]

  • And once you got that down,

  • you just gotta be out of breath.

  • [panting]

  • And once you got those two down,

  • you're Adam Levine. A baby that's out of breath.

  • [panting]

  • ♪ I'm hurting baby, I'm broken down

  • ♪ I need your loving, loving, I need it now

  • [panting]

  • You think Jason Derulo, think high-pitched.

  • And just when you think it's too high, go even higher.

  • And even higher after that!

  • He literally tells you what to do to sound like him!

  • You just gotta sing:

  • So high, so high! ♪

  • [glass shattering]

  • Jason Derulo...

  • You know when you're sick and you just can't get that snot out of your throat?

  • [coughing]

  • In order to sound like Eminem, you just have to keep trying to get that snot out,

  • to the point where you're so frustrated, that you have to yell.

  • [yelling]

  • ♪ [rapping] ♪

  • [hacking and spitting]

  • ♪ 'Cause you're my mom! ♪

  • Last time I taught you how to rap like Drake.

  • But Drake is more than that. He's a singer.

  • And in order to sing like him all you have to do is sing like you normally would.

  • ♪ I'm way up, I feel blessed! ♪

  • Well this time, all you have to do is stand on a shaky stool while trying to dust the top of your cabinet

  • ♪ I'm waaaaay up, I feel... [sneezes] ♪

  • (bless you)

  • ♪ ...blessed ♪�

  • Again, last time we taught you how to sing emo song.

  • Just sing as if you're pushing out a dookie.

  • In order to sound like green day, you just gotta do that.

  • But this time you're extremely bored.

  • Wake me up, when September ends... ♪

  • You wanna sound like Shakira?

  • Just think "Kermit the frog" as a girl.

  • I guess that would be Miss Piggy.

  • If you wanna sound like Shakira, you're Miss Piggy.

  • And I'm on tonight

  • You know my hips don't lie

  • And I'm starting to feel it's right

  • To sound like Gwen Stefani

  • stick your bottom lip out and pout.

  • Gonna pout more than that.

  • Even more pouty.

  • You're a little girl throwing a tantrum!

  • Never thought this would happen

  • Gonna let you sink in. You're gone

  • And I don't even smoke, but if you wanna sound like Lorde, you gotta take a few hits.

  • What the...?

  • That's how you do Lorde.

  • Just have a couple hits, and then disappear.

  • There are a lot of different kinds of dance songs.

  • But all the best ones have one thing in common.

  • A little annoying kid.

  • Hi, everybody. I'm a little kid.

  • Just use that little annoying kid as the hype man.

  • For example, if you wanna sound like silento.

  • You already know who it is

  • Now watch me whip (kill it) ♪

  • Now watch me nae nae (okay) ♪

  • Now watch me whip, whip

  • Now watch me nae nae (Want me do it?)♪

  • Or like Major Lazer song, Lean On.

  • You just have to be a little kid that's fearing for his life

  • because he is about to get leaned on by a rather large woman.

  • All we need is somebody to lean on

  • Eeh ooh... ♪

  • Or even like iLoveMemphis, you know the guy that sings Hit the Quan.

  • That's still a little annoying kid, but now he is a teenager.

  • So he gets to do the whole song.