How to Learn Singing “Where Do Broken Hearts Go?” from Whitney Houston

Learning to Sing ‘Where Do Broken Hearts Go’ by Whitney Houston

Whitney Houston’s ‘Where Do Broken Hearts Go’ showcases unique vocal techniques. Most notably, the use of a powerful belt voice in the song’s climactic moments. Belt voice, a technique predominantly used in pop and musical theater, is seen in other songs such as ‘Defying Gravity’ from Wicked and ‘Listen’ by Beyoncé. Learn more about belting and other contemporary vocal techniques.

Understand Your Voice

Understanding your unique voice is essential before tackling this ballad. Use Singing Carrots’ Vocal range test to analyze your vocal range. Learn more about analyzing your voice.

Vocal Technique

Belting requires good breath support and control to avoid vocal strain. Brush up this vital skill with the Breath Support article.

Learn the Song

Once you understand your voice and the fundamental technique, it’s time to learn the song. Follow the guidelines from How to learn a song effectively. Use Singing Carrots’ Vocal Pitch Monitor to check your accuracy while singing the lyrics.

Expand Your Skills

Expand your skills by applying the belt voice technique to other songs. Singing Carrots’ song search tool can help find songs that match your vocal range and genre preference.


Lastly, stay healthy! Regular practice can strengthen your voice, but remember to check on vocal health from time to time to avoid straining your voice.

With Singing Carrots, mastering a song like ‘Where Do Broken Hearts Go’ becomes a fun and achievable goal!