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Backing vocalists or backup singers are singers who provide vocal harmony with the lead vocalist or other backing vocalists. Wikipedia

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  • She sang lead and background vocals on demos for other artists and her vocals were occasionally used on the final recordings.Meghan Trainor-Wikipedia
  • Vandross also sang the ad-libs and background vocals, along with Syreeta Wright and Philip Bailey, in Stevie Wonder's 1985 hit "Part-Time Lover".Luther Vandross-Wikipedia
  • Tabor also performed some guitar parts on the album and both he and Pinnick are credited with background vocals.King's X-Wikipedia
  • In many modern pop musical groups, a lead singer performs the primary vocals or melody of a song, as opposed to a backing singer who sings backup vocals or the harmony of a song.Singing-Wikipedia
  • The background vocals in the song were compressed using a compressor program called Waves Renaissance Compressor, which was used in order to create an enhanced polished effect.SOS (Rihanna song)-Wikipedia
  • There is some disagreement among biographers and band historians as to whether Clark actually participated in the recording sessions for The Notorious Byrd Brothers, but there is evidence to suggest that he sang backing vocals on the songs "Goin' Back" and "Space Odyssey".The Byrds-Wikipedia

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