Singers sing in recording studios or for live audiences in a variety of settings. Many professional singers have the ability to perform in a variety of styles like rock, classical, jazz, country, opera, or hip-hop. Though you can hear professional singers on the radio, you can also be a professional singer in a Broadway play, sing for commercial jingles, or even entertain on cruise ships. A singer uses their voice to create music and convey emotions through lyrics and melody. Singers can specialize in various genres, such as pop, rock, country, jazz, opera, and classical music. Singers are essential components of musical ensembles, such as bands, choirs, and orchestras, or they can perform solo on stage or in a recording studio.