Best British Female Singers

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The Top Ten

1
Adele
People like Adele come once in a few generations. They become a living poem, a moving masterpiece. Comparing just becomes silly.
God she is the best singer ever. Her songs like 'Someone Like You', 'Skyfall', 'Rolling In The Deep' and 'Set Rain To Fire'(rather the whole album - '21') are so so so awesome. I just simply LOVE her strong, mature and deep voice. But I am missing her a lot nowadays! She is so inspiring. Can you all believe she is so good and she is just 26 years old!
She is the crossover singer in the history of female singers in the world. 21 is still topping across various charts. Can you believe it?
[Newest]She is absolutely marvellous...

2Leona Lewis
A Voice that is unparalleled, Leona Lewis proves that talent is the only thing needed to be successful. Great songs and great lyrics for a phenomenal voice. Leona is all about music, and that is why she is so sensational!
Leona Lewis has an amazing voice and deserves more fame for this. She deserves many more hits then she does. Untalented people roam the charts and now it's Leona's turn.
Lewis' music is known for its heartfelt lyrics and beautiful melodies. In combination with her stunning voice and incredible vocal range she becomes a force to be reckoned with.
[Newest]Leona Lewis is the epitome of beauty, talent, class, and humility... She has and is everything! This woman is AMAZING!

3Amy Winehouse
If we speak about really great voice, this girl should be # 1. Besides, she sang not because she wanted to be famous singer, like others did. She simply couldn't live without singing. That's why she IS famous now.
If it hadn't been for Amy Winehouse this list would have been almost empty. She opened up for many other female artist plus she gave the world a lot with her talent. She is amazing and she will always be remembered. Her voice is better than most artists that exist. We love Amy Winehouse and she definitely should be number one on this list.
As a matter of fact, amy is the only one on this list who can be called a legend. She was a genius, and to our dismay the price of a genius is her ultimate tragic death. Simply peerless, both voice and image-wise.
[Newest]Such soul and beauty

4Ellie Goulding
Yep she deserves it, her talent speaks for itself. I love all her songs and I am always looking for more.
Cheers
She is really gifted and her voice is AMAZING!
Best British artist to date. Sorry if you disagree. It's the truth. This deserves to be at number 1. Vote it up please. If you disagree, listen to:
-"Stay Awake"
-Ritual
-This Love (Will Be Your Downfall
-Anything Could Happen
[Newest]Ellie better than leona Lewis

5Jessie J
Jessie J never fails when she sings, and she cannot only sing, but she can also beatbox and play with her voice in so many other ways. You can feel her mood when she sings. You can feel her emotions, and it is very few singers, where you can hear that! Jessie J is without a doubt the best british female singer :-)
Ask another singer to do one of her songs and here the difference they can't do it. Ok maybe the vocal gymnastics are overdone but this girl is a major talent. When she hosted the MTV Europe show before she became huge she sang lots of covers and put every other artist on the bill to shame. Only leona Lewis shines brighter
She's British? (I just voted so I can ask laugh out loud)

[Newest]Amazing love the way this girl can hit any note...

6Florence Welch
No sound can match hers Florence is one of the most talented singers of all time even Adele doesn't have a voice like hers because her voice is the voice of an angle
There may be several incredible women on this list, but none can match the artistry that Florence Welch has.
Listen to Calvin Harris' version of Spectrum and then tell me Florence Welch isn't the best on this list. Adele is a very close second though

7Lily Allen
I'm dieing for each of her songs and who can ignore that she is so relly cool ^^
She is somebody I've been waiting to hear for a long time. She is a breath of fresh air. Love her
Her songs are so truthful and real. As as well as being relaxing music to the ears
[Newest]She's Amazing, Gorgeous, Talented and Cool.

8Emeli Sandé
THIS WOMAN IS A TRUE TALENT HER LYRICS ARE INSPIRING SHE HAS EVEN WROTE SONGS FOR LEONA LEWIS.. AND MANY OTHERS... SPREAD THE WORD I LOVE YOU EMELI
She has such an incredible Voice, her Songs are with so much Emotion and Soul I Love her
She's a great singer and she also writes her own songs. I feel like she deserves to be in the top 5 area if not top 3.
[Newest]Another best in class

9Kate Bush
Kate was always the best by far, pure artistry, talent, theatrical expression, genius, amazing singer, amazing song writer, amazing musician, amazing dancer, amazing choreographer, also a producer. She was so original there never was anyone like that ever... she's the pioneer before the rest of them! And finally - she was real, not plastic, she wasn't in it for money fame glamour but only ever did it for love of art. I wouldn't compare the rest on this list to Kate Bush. Nope.
This woman is the greatest British female artist of ALL time, should be Number 1.
Legend. The pioneer of what a female singer/songwriter should aspire to be.
[Newest]Kate has Inspired nearly every female singer in some way. Give her credit!


10Shirley Bassey
If there were as many people 60+ voting on this site as under 25's Dame Shirley would be streets ahead. Can you imagine some of the above singing a rendition of Goldfinger?
What an incredible voice
Phenomenal woman, enchanting artist, magnificent and legendary singer!
[Newest]She is still great, definitely top of the pops

The Contenders

11Annie Lennox
Is there a better female singer of her generation! Some of the others listed don't even come close!
Should be in the top 5. She has an amazing voice and has given a lot of her time to charities.
Her voice has most seductive qualities! Love her!

12Cher Lloyd
Cher lloyd started off in X factor uk when she was 16 auditioning singing "Turn my swag on". After finishing fourth place she was signed. Cher came out with her songs Want you Back, Oath, With your Love, and more. Cher lloyd is a great inspiration to me and others. Cher is defeniey qualified to be on this website. Cher lloyd is the best!
I Love Cher Lloyd. My favorite FEMALE singers are, (in no order), Cher Lloyd, Nicki Minaj, Demi Lovato, Selena Gomez, and Miley Cyrus. I Love this women and I can not believe she's number 9. People are crazy.
Cher Lloyd is my Favorite singer! She's very inspiring. Cher to number 1!
[Newest]I see her live front row she was very good and I had a good time.

13Sophie Ellis-Bextor
The Queen of electropop! Fab!

14Birdy
So beautiful songs that makes you cry, but at the same time makes you smile

15Pixie Lott
She's really cute, has good dancing skills and some catchy songs.
I love pixie, she is my most favourite singer, to me she is literally gods gift
I just love her x
[Newest]Great singer lovely person

16Sade
Out of all the artists here, how many are we still going to be Listening to 20years later?... I think you all should listen to any of SADEs 6 albums

1984: Diamond Life
1985: Promise
1988: Stronger Than Pride
1992: Love Deluxe
2000: Lovers Rock
2010: Soldier of Love
She is undoubtedly one of the best, forget about all these youngsters. Sade made it to the top without half the technology the top ten has had to benefit them
Sade has a shade... you keep running back to her

17Natasha Bedingfield
She... Is always.. A good singer.

18Paloma Faith
I love Paloma Faith because she dares to be different and when she wants, she is unique. She writes her own stuff and should eventually make it big in America. I love her honesty as a person and as an artist.
Simply the queen! Such a diverse spectrum of beautiful music, Paloma leaves everyone else for dead. She has class while also managing to be different. She is an inspiration. Great live also!
Great should be No1.

19Kim Wilde
Underrated in every way. A great pop and rock singer, a songwriter of depth and overall good egg! Kim shaped my childhood and teenage years and her music will always have the most special of places in my heart. Keep rocking Kimmy.
Outstanding live performer, excellent singer-songwriter, all-round nice person. Can't get better than this!
Kim Wilde 33 years since release of Kids in America and still touring, making records and as popular as ever!
[Newest]One of our finest!

20Bonnie Tyler
Known for her super special husky voice, with mega hits like total eclipse of the heart, holding out for a hero, it's a heartache and many many many more... , she is a legend. Just look at her hits on youtube, every song gives you that special wow feeling, you know what I mean!

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