Best Female Singers of the 21st Century

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21Mary. J Blige

Mary J. Blige is not the best singer of All Time, but Mary J. Blige is (ONE) of the best singers of All Time, when she sings you feel her pain you hear her cry she unleashes this spirit out of her that give fans and audiences Goosebumps and the chills, she also has a 4 Octave Vocal Range and can hit high notes in the Mezzo-Soprano Baritone Range, she has a special kind of voice that many singers do not have, Mary J. Blige is the Queen Of Hip Hop Soul and for now on where ever she Goes that Crown will follow her forever se is our new Aretha Franklin of this Century, Love Mary J. Blige.

She is the queen, are you kidding'? Britney spears? Mary must be number 1... Peace from Algeria baby!

22Pat Benatar Patricia Mae Andrzejewski, known professionally by her stage name Pat Benatar, is an American singer, songwriter, and four time Grammy Award winner.

She should be higher along with Ann Wilson, Stevie Nicks

Pat just ruled the 1980's she can still sing like and angle

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23Ariana GrandeAriana Grande-Butera, known professionally as Ariana Grande, is an American singer and actress. She was born on June 26th 1993 in Boca Raton, Florida to Joan Grande and Edward Butera . She is best known for her role as Cat Valentine on the Nickelodeon sitcom, "Victorious" . She later become a singer ...read more.

Even though Ari has been a bit childish and disrespectful to people, she's young and has learnt from her mistakes. She is a brilliant vocalist and if you listen to her acapellas, they sound EXACTLY like how she sings the songs on her tracks. Her latest album 'Dangerous Woman' is amazing and I'm so surprised that she isn't in the top 5 let alone 10. You shouldn't base your vote on how much you like the person; you should base it on the truth. She is incredible.

Ariana is better than almost all of the people on this list. She might not be as popular as Taylor swift or Katy Perry but this page is about the best vocalist and She is definitely the best of the best.

She may do that but we should rather look at her music and the way she wants to be as a performer and I think she should be on the top

She's better than most of these people to be honest

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24Amy WinehouseAmy Jade Winehouse was an English singer and songwriter known for her deep expressive contralto vocals and her eclectic mix of musical genres, including soul, rhythm and blues, and jazz.

Amy should be number one on that list. She was something really special. Rare talent you don't see nowadays this woman's voice and style was amazing and she sounded perfect live! Can't believe people like Britney Spears, Shakira, and Rihanna is above her. Take the time and listen to Amy's lyrics & voice people! You will realize everything else is just crap. Rest in peace Amy

Amy has such an original amazing voice
I really don't understand how Miley Cyrus is above Amy Winehouse?

if she was not on drugs, she probably wouldn't write this amazing songs and perform them in a way that she does... sorry for her personal life but anyway her voice is one of a kind.

I don't have much faith in this list seeing that Amy isn't a lot closer to the top

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25Alicia KeysAlicia Augello Cook, known by the pseudonym Alicia Keys, is an American singer, songwriter, record producer, and actress.

Alicia keys is a amazing singer and should be in at least the top 10

Her voice is very powerful but looks monotonous in her songs.

26Jennifer LopezJennifer Lynn Lopez, also known as J. Lo, is an American singer, actress, dancer, fashion designer, author and producer.

She should be number 1 because she is the best and her performances are amazing

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27Shirley Bassey

Frank Sinatra once said that Shirley Bassey has the greatest pair of pipes in the world! Who is to argue with the Chairman Of The Board! Bassey is no doubt one of the greatest female vocalists of the 20th Century, and she is starting a nice run on the 21st century with her latest single, 'The Living Tree' and Album/CD, 'Get The Party Started' all hitting the charts.

Never heard anyone with that perfect vibrato, power and crystal goblet-like clarity.

She can absolutely shred your face off.

If she were a guitarist, she'd be Paul Gilbert.

So sad in what the trailer trash thinks is ahead of this woman. The upbringing, the moment in time, the raw talent, the evolved talent, the longevity, the intrinsic beauty. No one else has the whole package except DAME SHIRLEY BASSEY.

They all can learn from bassey how to keep your voice working after 70.

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28Hayley WilliamsHayley Nichole Williams is an American singer, songwriter and musician. She is best known as the lead vocalist, occasional keyboardist and primary songwriter of the American rock band Paramore.

Hayley Williams deserves top 10 at least! You cannot deny it after hearing we are broken live, look it up on YouTube on the final riot! Trust me, I guarantee it will send shivers down your spine!

Hayley's voice live is exactly the same as it is on CD's, unlike almost all of the people above her in this list. Her voice doesn't need to be doctored, it's just amazing naturally. It's very distinctive, you immediately know it's her, which is something I think is very important. She's incredibly talented, and although this list makes absolutely no difference to her, I still think she needs to be in the top ten. - ExesAndErin

Seriously Hayley Williams is amazing her voice can make you weep its that amazing. We Are Broken Live is amazing, Here we Go Again, Feeling Sorry, Decode, etc.. Hayley sounds amazing even when she is sick, she could wipe the floor with most modern musicians. Her vocal range is outstanding. Look up Hayley Williams "Whistle Note" On YouTube.

She needs to get higher on this list

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29Celine Dion

Number 23? Makes no sense, half the top 10 are unknowns... But Celine can sing in 2 languages, can sell out performances in any country and even though I am not a fan of her type of music, I appreciate her quality

I'm very angry that she is not at least up to #1! She is so wonderful and her song "O Holy night" almost brought me to tears

Celine Dion you have the greatest voice and I enjoy it every time I hear it as if it were my first time.

Sorry, there are great female singers, but no one can touch Celine!

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30Nicole ScherzingerNicole Scherzinger, born Nicole Prescovia Elikolani Valiente on June 29, 1978, is an American singer, songwriter, actress, dancer, and television personality . She first rose to fame as the lead singer of the pop/r&b group The Pussycat Dolls. In fact, Nicole was pretty much the only girl in the group ...read more.
31Demi Lovato

She is one of the best singers in our generation! I don't even know how she's not on the list, apparently you people have hearing issues!

One of the best singers of our generation! She is a great singer live. She is a very inspirational person and her songs totally reflect what she's gone through. - tayleybot

Because she's the most inspirational and talented Singer I've seen in this century. She's also the Star, that cares most about her fans and helps lots of people with thei problems. She's just the best singer in the 21th century so far

She should be on the list.. She's the best

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32Leona LewisLeona Louise Lewis is a British singer, songwriter and animal welfare campaigner. She was born and raised in the London Borough of Islington, London, England where she attended the BRIT School for Performing Arts and Technology.

An amazing woman with an amazing voice.. She's really talented and she doesn't depend on sex in her music and her music videos just to become famous like most of the pop stars do nowadays.. God bless her.. Can't wait for GLASSHEART..

Leona, I will be, all that you want, to keep myself together and to keep you from falling apart! And all my life, I'll always need you forever, to get you through the day, and to make everything okay.

I can't wait to hear your new music in your upcoming third album. Be it successful just like Spirit.

Get ready for the real Leona

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34Jen Ledger

Her voice sounds amazing both on the studio album and live. Listen to her vocals on "Awake and Alive" for studio album. Then, go to you tube, type in "CRN full Skillet consort", Skip 2 yours 2 hold (Wait a minute because john sings first) and be awed.

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36Regine VelasquezRegine Velasquez-Alcasid, dubbed as the Asia's Songbird is a Filipina recording artist, host, producer, philanthropist, commercial endorser, actress, and an Asian pop culture icon. She is widely known for possessing an extensive vocal range.

No one else can sing that many songs, that high, that long. Other singers might reach the same heights, but won't be able to sing a whole concert with songs of the same difficulty. No other singer has the same range, much less the same endurance. But she doesn't have to sing high, even at medium range her quality is magical, and she can even go relatively low. What more can you ask for? Not only Filipinos should be proud, ASIANS should all be proud of such a gem.

She is the most amazing singer there ever. Power, pitch, resonance... That defines her among the rest... Her sweet way of singing always strikes listeners from the heart... Every time I listen to her, I feel the emotions... That is real singing!

pls. vote for the goddess of soulful songbird, I am a fan of her since I was in grade school, no one can beat her, promise, queen of songs, grabeeh! - javian

Regine velasquez because she can beat the E notes which is the high notes. So regine velasquez is the real diva and she is the champion of Asia pacific singing contest.

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37ShakiraShakira Isabel Mebarak Ripoll is a Colombian singer, songwriter, dancer, record producer, choreographer, and model.

shakira was a child prodigy when she was eight she could read her alphabets and write it..
now dats some 1 who I truly love especially her music is touching and gives me the hoops to wanna dance. I believe no 1 could replace her :P to shkira lovv u- ms:

Shakira is known world wide. She is a great artist and a role model for all women.

I like her songs
She is hot
I like the way of shaking her ass.
I am listening her for 4 years.
One of my friend told me about shakira si

She is ever ever best and I want her at 1 position and she is very cute and nice. I think she is the singer of 21st century or singer of the world.

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38Faith Evans
39Jessie JJessica Ellen Cornish, better known by her stage name Jessie J, is an English singer and songwriter. Born and raised in London, she began her career on stage, aged 11, with a role in the West End musical Whistle Down the Wind.

She may not be completely famous yet but her vocal range and stage confidence deserves to be number 1! She is the best singer I have ever heard!

She's is absolutely the best vocalist in all pop history. She deserves to be in the top 10 AT LEAST!

She sings "Nobody's Perfect" but I don't agree with her, because she is definitely PERFECT!

Sorry but I love Jessie she should be in the top ten

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40Renee Elise Goldsberry
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