The Singing Bee

Tuesday 9:30 PM on CMT - Country Music Television
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  • Contestants vie to see who really knows all the lyrics to those popular songs that are constantly stuck in our heads. The house band starts the song and would then stop at a certain point in order for a contestant to sing the rest of the song verse. Miss a word and you're out; nail the song and you win big! The show ended on NBC, but in the Summer of 2009, was picked up on CMT (a sister network of NBC). The new CMT version blends a mix of 60 percent country music with 40 percent popular favorites from other genres.moreless

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  • Episode Guide
  • S 4 : Ep 10

    Episode 10

    Aired 7/23/12

  • S 4 : Ep 9

    Episode 9

    Aired 7/16/12

  • S 4 : Ep 8

    July 9, 2012

    Aired 7/9/12

  • S 4 : Ep 7

    Episode 7


  • S 4 : Ep 6

    Episode 6


  • Cast & Crew
  • Joey Fatone

    Host (2007)

  • Melissa Peterman

    Host (2009)

  • Ray Chew

    Band Leader

  • Lisa Byrne

    Honey Bee

  • Holly Cruikshank

    Honey Bee

  • Photos (8)
  • Trivia & Quotes
  • Quotes (1)

    • Joey: Let me tell you what it was, 'cause I happen to know.

    Notes (12)

    • Music in this episode: "I'm So Excited" by the Pointer Sisters Round One: "Joy to the World" by Three Dog Night "Venus" by Bananarama "Maneater" by Hall & Oates "Losing My Religion" by R.E.M. "Maniac" by Michael Sembello Round Two: "Bye Bye Bye" by N*SYNC "Alone" by Heart "Hit Me With Your Best Shot" by Pat Benatar "Addicted to Love" by Robert Palmer "Beds Are Burning" by Midnight Oil "Tush" by ZZ Top Round Three: "All Star" by Smash Mouth "Sweet Home Alabama" by Lynyrd Skynyrd Final Countdown: "Walk Like an Egyptian" by The Bangles "Bohemian Rhapsody" by Queen "I'm Too Sexy" by Right Said Fred "Cold Hearted" by Paula Abdul "Heart of Glass" by Blondie "Rock and Roll All Nite" by KISS "Do You Love Me" by The Contours

    • The premiere was initially scheduled to air in the fall, but presumably NBC was pressured by the premiere of Fox's similar competition show Don't Forget the Lyrics to push up the premiere date to July 10, 2007, since Don't Forget the Lyrics was scheduled to air on July 11, 2007.

    • Music in this episode: "Celebration" by Kool And The Gang Round One: "Smells Like Teen Spirit" by Nirvana "Suddenly I See" by KT Tunstall "Walking On Sunshine" by Katrina And The Waves "Electric Avenue" by Eddie Grant Round Two: "Mickey" by Toni Basil "Uptown Girl" by Billy Joel "I Want To Know What Love Is" by Foreigner "The Joker" by The Steve Miller Band Round Three: "Achy Breaky Heart" by Billy Ray Cyrus "Take Me Home Country Roads" by John Denver "Jailhouse Rock" by Elvis Presley Final Countdown: "I Will Survive" by Gloria Gaynor "Parents Just Don't Understand" by DJ Jazzy Jeff and Fresh Prince "How Sweet It Is" by James Taylor The Flintstones Theme Song "The Warrior" by Scandal "Love Is A Battlefield" by Pat Benatar

    • This episode features the first "TV Theme" used in a challenge. The song with the theme from The Flintstones, and was the only song the champion got wrong in the Final Countdown.

    • Music in this episode: "Girls Just Wanna Have Fun" by Cyndi Lauper Round One: "Mony Mony" by Billy Idol "Finally" by CeCe Peniston "Only In My Dreams" by Debbie Gibson "Unbreak My Heart" by Toni Braxton Round Two: "I Want You Back" by Jackson Five "I Don't Want To Miss A Things" by Aerosmith "Personal Jesus" by Depeche Mode "Free Bird" by Lynyrd Skynard Round Three: "Breakfast At Tiffany's" by Deep Blue Something "She Works Hard For The Money" by Donna Summer "Bad Case of Loving You (Doctor Doctor)" by Robert Palmer "Gimmie All Your Lovin'" by ZZ Top "Piano Man" by Billy Joel Final Countdown: "I'm Every Woman" by Whitney Houston "Banana Boat Song (Day O)" by Harry Belafonte "Rich Girl" by Daryl Hall and John Oates "You Really Got Me" by The Kinks "Don't Let Me Get Me" by Pink

    • The songs in this episode were: "Footloose" by Kenny Loggins Round One: "My Prerogative" by Bobby Brown "Who Can It Be Now" by Men At Work "Holding Out For A Hero" by Bonnie Tyler "Morning Train" by Sheena Easton Round Two: "So Emotional" by Whitney Houston "Safety Dance" by Men Without Hats "All Out Of Love" by Air Supply "Best That You Could Do" by Christopher Cross Round Three "I Love Rock & Roll" by Joan Jet And The Black Hearts "Ebony & Ivory" by Paul McCartney and Stevie Wonder "Sussudio" by Phil Collins Final Countdown: "What I Like About You" by The Romantics "What A Feeling" by Irene Cara from the movie Flashdance "Sharp Dressed Man" by ZZ Top "The Tide Is High" by Blondie "Super Freak" by Rick James

    • This episode was formatted differently from any of the previous ones. There were two separate groups of contestants chosen six at a time. Instead of four making it to the musical chair, three did. Then only one out of those three went on to win round two and would then face the winner of the other groups round two. The third round and the final countdown continued as normal.

    • Songs in this episode: "I'm Every Woman" by Whitney Houston "Respect" by Aretha Franklin Round One: "Don't Cha" by Pussy Cat Dolls Featuring Busta Rhymes "I Know What Boys Like" by The Waitresses "The Locomotion" by Little Eva "Brass In Pocket" by The Pretenders "Son Of A Preacher Man" by Dusty Springfield "I Love The Night Life" by Alicia Bridges Round Two: "I'm The Only One" by Melissa Etheridge "Baby Love" by The Supremes "A Moment Like This" by Kelly Clarkson "Criminal" by Fiona Apple "Closer To Find" by Indigo Girls "Push It" by Salt 'N Pepa "Heart Of Glass" by Blondie "My Boyfriend's Back" by The Angels "Dancing Queen" by Abba "Don't Leave Me This Way" by Thelma Houston "Time After Time" by Cyndi Lauper "Big Spender" by Peggy Lee "Physical" by Olivia Newton John "Blue Bayou" by Linda Ronstadt Round Three: "Like A Virgin" by Madonna "So Emotional" by Whitney Houston "Love Is a Battlefield" by Pat Benatar "Its My Party" by Leslie Gore "Supercalifragilistic expialidocious" by Mary Poppins Final Countdown: "Dancing In The Streets" by Martha & The Vandellas "I'll Be There" by Mariah Carey "Stand By Your Man" by Tammy Wynette "Something To Talk About" by Bonnie Raitt "MacArthur Park" by Donna Summer "And I am Telling You I'm Not Going" by Jennifer Hudson "The Best" by Tina Turner

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    Trivia (4)

    • Gussie, the runner up, is a professional writer, producer, and audio engineer.

    • Final 2 Singing Bees: George- Singing Bee 3 Guysee- Singing Bee 28 George was the Singing Bee Champion.

    • This is one hit wonder night. Toni Basil is the special guest.

    • This episode only features songs written by John Lennon and Paul McCartney.

  • Fan Reviews (24)
  • This show is a great summer series to pass the time before the new fall season starts back up.

    By Brunete20, Jul 20, 2007

  • The dancers on the show are cheesy..they stink. There is no life to the show. It seems way to fake and the host seems to struggle to have any sort of chemistry with the camera. I only watched it the once and don't know if I will again.

    By popo76, Dec 30, 2007

  • I like the host but its kind of a hard show.

    By chanelissweet, Dec 23, 2007

  • So I dont always remember to watch, but it's good. And yeah DTFL copied, since this aired 1 day before don't forget the lyrics

    By gcmest24, Oct 09, 2007

  • Joey Fatone has something promising, but needs some polish and refinement.

    By gabriel927, Oct 06, 2007