Gone are the days of cruise ship karaoke singers screaming "I Will Survive" to a taped backing track.
Karaoke, the popular onboard diversion, has evolved to include video games with virtual instruments, professional recording studios and "American Idol"-style competitions. The latest option for those looking to belt out (or butcher) pop hits in front of fellow cruisers? Carnival Cruise Lines has begun offering karaoke backed by a live house band.
By year's end, Carnival will feature live...Full Story