How to Learn Singing “Zero to Hero” from Lillias White

Learning to sing a particular song can be an exciting and rewarding experience. Today, we’re going to dive into the process of learning “Zero to Hero” by Lillias White. This powerful and energetic song from the Disney movie Hercules showcases the unique vocal technique of belting. Belting is a singing technique that allows you to produce strong, powerful, and resonant tones in your voice.

In order to master “Zero to Hero,” it is important to understand the fundamentals of belting. Our singing course on Singing Carrots provides a comprehensive guide to belting and other vocal techniques. You can find it here. It covers topics such as breath support, vocal registers, and vocal health which are essential for a successful belting technique.

To start learning “Zero to Hero,” it is essential to have a good understanding of your vocal range. Taking our vocal range test can help you determine your range and identify the key in which you should sing the song. This will make it easier to hit the high notes and maintain the energy throughout the song.

Once you have identified your key, it’s time to break down the song into smaller sections. Learning the lyrics and melody separately can help you build muscle memory and improve your overall performance. Singing Carrots offers a useful article on how to learn a song effectively. You can read it here.

As you practice, pay attention to the unique vocal technique used in “Zero to Hero.” This song incorporates powerful belting, which requires strong breath support and control. Our article on breath support can help you develop the necessary skills. Check it out here.

It’s also beneficial to listen to other songs that feature belting to further understand and improve your technique. Some popular songs that utilize belting include “Defying Gravity” from the musical Wicked, “And I Am Telling You I’m Not Going” from Dreamgirls, and “I Will Always Love You” by Whitney Houston. Analyzing these songs and comparing them to “Zero to Hero” can enhance your understanding and help you incorporate similar techniques into your performance.

Remember to warm up your voice before practicing and always strive for proper posture and vocal health. Our article on how posture affects your singing can provide valuable tips, which you can find here. Additionally, make use of our vocal pitch monitor as a valuable tool for monitoring your pitch accuracy. You can access it here.

By incorporating the right techniques, practicing regularly, and utilizing the resources available on Singing Carrots, you’ll be well on your way to mastering “Zero to Hero” and becoming a confident and skilled performer!