Best Female Pop Singers of Today

Which of THESE do you think is the best female pop singers of today?

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1Katy PerryKatheryn Elizabeth Hudson (Katy Perry) was born on October 25, 1984 in Santa Barbara, California. Katy Perry is a singer, songwriter, actress and an ambassador on one of the most popular companies of now, UNICEF. ...read more.

Katy is the definition of Pop Queen. She knows the formula to a perfect pop song that's a sure crowd favorite. Multi-talented: an amazing, emotional vocalist, a great guitarist, and to top that, a very, very good songwriter. While the general public knows of her fun, light songs, she also has as much number of meaningful, moving tracks. An inspiration to those on the verge of giving up, she is a prime example of never giving up your dreams as she was dropped by a label numerous times before, yet now achieving so much. Katy is the real deal and people have to deal with that!

Katy is probably one of the few real performers/entertainers left in the music industry. Katy has a lot of stage presence, star quality, and charisma. She connects and interacts with her crowd and the audience. She knows how to put on a show. She is an phenomenal entertainer. Maybe not a good dancer, but a incredible performer. Katy's timbre is unique, beautiful, deep, and warm. she has a vocal range of 4 octaves and her voice is powerful, characterful, and soulful and has a feminine vibe and is of a fantastic quality. Katy may not have the best technique (which has gotten better over the years) & may not be in the level of Mariah, Whitney, Beyonce, and Florence vocally, but she is still a good singer/vocalist. Katy writes (and sometimes co-writes) the lyrics of all her songs and co-composes (and sometimes composes) the music of all her songs and she writes and composes many songs for others as well. Katy is a excellent and professional guitarist and has pretty good piano skills. Katy ...more

KATY perry is the best and she is the queen of pop... Her voice is so beautiful and catchy... Like an angel's voice. She is humourous and down to earth unlike many artists, she cares about her fans and she is just the best.. She is the sexiest and the most hottest lady ever.. Others don't stand a chance against her.. She is what every man wants.. KATY RULES

She is good but not as good as Taylor Allison Swift!

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2Lady GagaStefani Joanne Angelina Germanotta, known professionally as Lady Gaga, is an American singer, songwriter, and actress.

The complete package; as well as a voice that dominates in any genre she attempts - from her explosive homage to country on You and I to her latest jazz record with Tony Bennett - she is one of the greatest performers to grace the world of pop. She puts her heart into the music she writes, speaking of her experiences with sex, alcohol, drugs, as well as her own fears and insecurities, contrasting heavily to the surge of cheap pop songs that hit after her debut. Her artistry is that if Madonna, Elton and Bowie had a love-child, her fearlessness and provocative nature allowing her to push the boundaries of the music world and create iconic moments that have cemented her in the history of pop-culture. Her shows and live performances have proven her a powerhouse entertainer, with her daring costumes, exaggerated sense of theatricality, impressive choreography, and strong voice. It's difficult these days to find an artist who can entertain with so little, yet even with just a piano, Gaga's ...more

The Madonna of the 21st century. Taylor Swift's songs are almost monotonous in meaning; Beyonce is WOW but does not have the "influence" factor Gaga has; Pink in my opinion has one of the greatest voices in pop history but lacks Gaga artistry; Katy Perry is a certified All-American as she dominated the US Billboard Charts like nobody has done she pales against the World Icon Lady Gaga is. As much as these artists have strengths and credentials in their own right, Gaga is the complete package.

Out of the whole world of pop Lady Gaga stands out the most. Not just because her totally awesome singing but her outfits, her personality and most of all her love for music and people. My true hero, lady gaga! Mama monster!

Somebody kill her! Destroy her body! Lock her soul in a heavy chest and throw it in the core of the sun!

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3Taylor SwiftTaylor Alison Swift (Taylor Swift) is an American singer-songwriter. She was born on December 13, 1989 in Reading, Pennsylvania. She is best known as Role Model To young teens because most of her albums was buy by teenagers.She became interested in country music when she was around 9 years old and after ...read more.

Taylor Swift actually knows what the music "feels" like. She doesn't just sing words and notes, she uses her feelings to express in her songs. Other singers, I can't hear their emotions through the songs, even if it sounds pretty. Taylor Swift is the only female singer that I like. And that means a lot since I am very picky in music.

Taylor swift is the best female singer. She uses her complete emotion in her songs and all of her songs are strong and she really no the teensge feelings of a girl and that makes her special and she have to be in the first rank

Taylor Swift all the way! She has Talent. But why is Lady Gaga on this list? Actually, why does she even HAVE a career in music?! She is so disturbing. Taylor, on the other hand, is original, able, young, with a beautiful voice, and is sure up for great musical achievements. - TheSudhanva

She is just so pretty and is very well known

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4Beyonce

Think about it. Name the ONLY artist in the industry who is a vocalist and a dancer and a musical genius all while wearing heels and jamming along with an all female band. Name someone who is classy enough to not talk trash about others on social media. Name a hard working artist. Name an artist who can sell out a show in minutes with no album out. Name a timeless artist who can succeed in any generation. Many people want to say Beyonce isn't original. But Beyonce had a style. She is the only person who can perform iconic songs such as single ladies or crazy in love. She is the best female performer of our generation.

Beyonce is the ultimate female. She soars above her contemporaries, and she will continue to do reign as queen.
She has a shining example of what hard work and determination can accomplish. She may not be the best singer in the world, the best dancer in the world, the most creative artist in the world, etc. ; however, Beyonce is exceptional in everyone of these aspects and that's what makes her a living legend and the greatest entertainer of our generation. She truly is the ultimate performer and she has raised the bar for all current and aspiring singers and performers.

Beyonce is TRULY the QUEEN OF POP! Many of her criticizers always emphasize that that are many "better singers" than Queen Bey. While it may be true that there are many better belters than the Supreme Beloved Empress of the Universe (e.G. Jennifer Hudson, Jasmine Sullivan, Karen Clark Sheard) and there are a wide number of artist who can slay with jazzy riffs and runs more powerfully than The Queen (e.G. Kim Burrell, Kierra Sheard, Deborah Cox)... What these misguided and musically un-inclined individuals fail to realize is that what makes Beyoncé THE BEST his her overall vocal plasticity! She may not have the vocal range of a Mariah, but the fact that her vocal ability seamlessly spans almost every music genre puts her in a league of her own. Please tell me if any of the aforementioned artists can EXCEL at singing pop, R&B, soul, gospel, jazz, classical, rock, country, and in other languages! NO. They all excel in one or maybe two genres and would be totally lost and disingenuous if ...more

Beyonce rocks!

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5AdeleAdele Laurie Blue Adkins is an English singer and songwriter. Graduating from the BRIT School for Performing Arts and Technology in 2006, Adele was given a recording contract by XL Recordings after a friend posted her demo on Myspace the same year.

Adele is a true artist, she does not need autotune, her live performances can touch listeners souls in a very deep way, and this is what music is all about touch the soul of your listener... She's humble which is a characteristic of a true talent, there's no true talent without humbleness... After all that said, her song writing will reamind for the decades ahead... She is remind us of the time that for somebody to have a record deal you'll need talent... The time when Withney got hers and before... People are full of celebrities... We wan't artists... Quality!

Girl you are the best singer in the world don't let anyone bring you down you will always be special and will go down one of the greatest singers ever

You have an amazing voice you are my biggest female singer inspiration. Every time I hear one of your songs it is always just so good they seem fake. I love to sing also and when I listen to you it just just proves to me more of what I can become. I LOVE YOU ADELE, NEVER STOP SINGING!

Truly a diamond love her!

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6Demi LovatoDemetria Devonne "Demi" Lovato is an American singer, songwriter, actress and model who made her debut as a child actress in Barney & Friends.

Unlike a LOT of people in this industry, Demi Lovato actually has talent that doesn't need editing, and her live performances are almost always exactly like the original song. Her songs are inspirational to teens and adults alike, and she's so open about her own experiences and lets it show through her work. She's funny, and has a great attitude towards her fans. Definitely my favorite singer, and she has inspired me, as well as a number of other people. Demi has to be at least in the top 10.

Demi Is The Best POP Singer Ever. I Love Her ALL SONGS. She is my favorite Singer.

She has a voice which is so natural which doesn't need any editing.
Perfect concerts. And yeah, she has what other singers don't have - A personality. She's a huge inspiration and a role model for many youngsters out there. Hats off.

She is pretty

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7PinkAlecia Beth Moore known professionally as Pink, is an American singer, songwriter, dancer and actress.

pink should be at 1 st, theres no one like her, amazing voice, brilliant performances a true artist, the best by far

Pink is my favourite pop singer of all time, and she is an amazing person as well. Her voice is unique and beautiful.

Brilliance... Any extra explanation would be pointless, because if anyone has ever truely listened or watched a performance, they would be in awe.

I believe that pink and lady Gaga should be first because pinks songs are so full of emotion

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8RihannaRobyn Rihanna Fenty is a Barbadian singer and songwriter. Born in Saint Michael and raised in Bridgetown, she first entered the music industry by recording demo tapes under the direction of record producer Evan Rogers in 2003. She ultimately signed a recording contract with Def Jam Recordings after ...read more.

I don't know why people say that Rihanna sucks! She's amazing! She can sing live (Stay at SNL, We Found Love at Grammy, Only Girl and What's My Name on GMA... ), she is much better than Justin Bieber, One (Die) Rection and other pseudo-arists. Her songs are amazing. We Found Love is the BEST SONG EVER. She's also a Christian (that's true, NOT ILLUMINATI) Even Adele said that she's great! Who will you believe talentless conspiracy theories obsessed YouTubers or Adele?

I thing I love most about Rihanna's voice is how unique it is compared to her fellow singers. She doesn't sound like anyone else than herself, and I think she is in fact a really good singer. YouTube videos don't do her justice, if you heard her live your opinion would change. I used to not like her because I used to think she couldn't sing, then I won tickets to her show, and now I love her.

Rihanna is absolutely amazing. Her voice is one that you'll always remember. I think she should be at least in the top 3 not 7. Anyway, everyone knows that rihanna is certainly one of the best female singers of today.

She is awesome

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9Christina Aguilera

Christina aguilera 's musical ability is pretty amazing, you can see her vocal performance everywhere without any technical support other female use, she don't,
Incredible voice in "Hurt"...
You are the best...

I wondered why is it that she's not part of the top 10 but she has done so many things and has a achieved a decent success throughout her career. Her voice is her main strength. Her performance are all good. Her songs are very meaningful and inspirational. She has a decent chart success and has been labeled as "The Voice Of Her Generation".

She owns the best voice of her generation and the ones coming after, she can make such a great performance as performers who don't sing, but she actually sings like a goddess

She is definitely the voice of generation, great performer and technically has flawless vocal ability among the other female artist. The 17 years career in music and counting since her 1st album is something that she may be on the list of the music legends in the future

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10Selena Gomez

Selena sucks. I met her once and it was awful. I witnessed the meetings of the 5 people in front of me, too. Here's what they were like:

Number 1: Chinese girl, around 25 years old. Black hair, brown eyes, and obviously had a tan. Selena takes one look at her and says, 'You're ugly. You really should get a life, because that tan is disgusting.' She cried, and Selena called security. They hugged her and said Selena was always like that, and they have been her security guards for 6 years.

Number 2: A teenage girl around 16 years old, brown hair, green eyes and really sexy. She made me horny, and I'm a girl. Selena's eyes bulged out, and she grinded against the girl, and put a hand in her panties. The girl pushed Selena away, but Selena made out with her. The girl called her disgusting, and ran away. I watched her go in the bathroom.

Number 3: A man 27 years old. It said so on his coat. Selena called his coat lame and took it off. Then she licked his crotch. He bit ...more

People don't think she can sing well she's better that Rebecca black and she's beautiful and even if she doesn't get too far in the music buisnees (which she already is) she has a huge acting career and even if she didn't wanna act anymore I think she could become a model. SELENA GOMEZ IS AMAZING

She is beautiful but she doesn't have a voice. She is a good actress. I just wonder why her voice change every song. She kinda has a voice, but compared to any other female singer like Ariana Grande, she doesn't stand a chance. But she is also very nice. I like her 30% because she is friends with Taylor Swift. But this is MY opinion.

Selena is amazing I don't love her for what she does I love her for who she is she does music for us to make is happy she is an angel I love her more than anything.

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11ShakiraShakira Isabel Mebarak Ripoll is a Colombian singer, songwriter, dancer, record producer, choreographer, and model.

Shakira is the total package. Her vocal range is very diverse and her voice is so distinct (which is so crucial in this age of copycats). In Spanish her songs are just perfectly written in terms of pacing, clever lyrics and deeper meaning. Early on it didn't translate in a way that Americans could understand but she's mastered English too. Shakira is also a masterful dancer (comparatively speaking of course, she's not a professional and has no formal training). If she wanted to be a professional one I'm sure in time she could.

Shakira is also a true philanthropist and certainly someone, in the public eye, that is making the world a better place. She's not just throwing money at something to try and solve an issue or being the figure head for a campaign she knows nothing about. Listen to her talk about education, violence or international relations and you'll be blown away.

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SHE IS NOT ONLY PERFECT IN SINGING BUT ALSO IN HER DANCE

She is just so amazing! She doesn't get her voice computerized & sings live! Lady Gaga is rubbish & Madonna is to old fashion! Thios is the order:

Madonna, Briteny Spears, Beyonce', Shakira. Soon Lady Gaga will take over Shakira, make sure that doesn't happen, folkes! I'm an 11 year old boy & am Shakira's biggest fan! I think Beyonce' has the best voice, but Shakira's is my fave! I hate the other freemason twits!

"Try everything"

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12Britney SpearsBritney Jean Spears is an American singer and actress. Born in McComb, Mississippi, and raised in Kentwood, Louisiana. She performed acting roles in stage productions and television shows like "The Mickey Mouse Club" as a child before signing with Jive Records in 1997 and going on to become a pop superstar ...read more.

She's just got this quality that makes her seem so accessible. She's the girl next door. Friendly, cute, laughs a lot. Seems down to earth. She pretty much embodies everything America finds attractive. She's got a unique sound everyone always recognizes as hers. Her music is about having fun and not too much more. Exactly what Pop should be.

Britney spears is just amazing all around. She came out of nowhere and became the biggest star like ever. She also went through a tough time and stopped singing and performing but now she made an amazing come back and that's hard to do. She is by far the biggest pop star, but not just that britney spears will become a legend.

She is Britney Spears. Think of a popster and who is the first person that comes to mind? The original international superstar, Britney Spears. She is one of the top-selling female artists ever and she has sold more records than anyone who is in the top ten right now. Her music videos, performances, songs, VOICE, quotes and interviews have all made her the icon that she is today. She is also very relatable because of the tough times that she has gone trough. She is an honest, hard-working and incredible artist, performer and person. Britney is arguably the most famous woman on the planet and she has stayed humble and driven to success for over 15 years. Britney Spears is the ultimate female pop star.

Britney Spears is terrible she uses way too much auto tune and always lip syncs her stupid performances

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13Ariana Grande

I love ariana! She is an amazing singer and an amazing role model. Personally I think she is one of the best vocalists in modern music today. No one is slaying like ariana right now. She has 5 songs in the top 10, one of which has only very recently been released. Shes rising in the industry and people will wonder what has hit them! GET HER TO NUMBER ONE!

She sings great live or not and is the most beautiful person inside and out. She is under estimated but give her a chance!

Your totally right they should give her a chance she's pretty and a great dancer

She is so amazing! Ari is like one of my most favorite singers and actresses ever. She should deserve to be in the top 5. I love her voice so much, it's just plainly beautiful. When I first saw her playing the role of 'Cat Valentine' on Victorious, I automatically knew that I would love her in the future. And ever since I have seen the very first show with her on Victorious, I was in love with her (I don't have a crush on her).

She should be #7. Awesome girl. Miss her on Nick. Love her song Into you

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14Ke$haKesha was born in L.A and is American. She is best known for her hits like Timber, Tik Tok, and We R Who We R. Kesha is an animal rights activist and she works for H.S.I. (Humane Society International). Kesha also stands up for L.G.B.T. rights in America

Ke$ha's songs all are on the top off the charts. Tik Tok was one of the most played songs on the radio

Kesha is a lot more unique and creative and is way more diverse and musically gifted than the likes of Demi, Selena & Ariana
she's also a better songwriter than the likes of Taylor & Katy perry
Kesha has a bad rep but if you look further into her catalog she's a underrated genius who has a unique sound and great songwriting skills.

I love all Ke$ha's songs! Die Young is my favourite.

Kesha is an amaze singer

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15Cher LloydCher Lloyd is an English singer, songwriter, rapper, and model. She rose to fame in 2010 when she finished fourth in the seventh series of The X Factor.

She came across as stuck up and naive, but I loved her from the start, she has been such a lovely soul since the beginning of her career. I've seen her grow as an artist and I'm so proud of who she has become today, and became the artist she is today. No matter what about her past, her difficult times, she has stayed humble, and strong.

Cher Lloyd is pure perfection. Her voice is perfect! I LOVE her so much! Her accent is so cool too! She has such a fun, bubbly personality, every single should be like her! Brat forever

I love Cher Lloyd she is just strait up amazing. She is so talented. I wish I was her.

Love your music

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16Madonna

This list is all wrong. Beyonce, Alicia Keys, Rihanna are R'N'B singers not pop.
Anyway Madonna is always the Best!
Everyone knows it but doesn't want to admit - Alexandr

Madonna paved the way for everyone on this list. She shoulld easily be number 1. She has been in the industry for 30 years, constantly making hits, pushing the boundaries of pop culture, being the star that she is and she is the greatest musician of all time. She definitely would be a billionaare if she didn't donate so much to charity, as a matter of fact, she has her own! Being a fashion icon, Madonna can wear whatever she wants because she is 'Madonna'. Now that says something. With hits from "Holiday" to "Like a Virgin" to "Like a Prayer" to "Frozen" to "Hung up" all the way to "Gimme all Your Luvin'" Madonna's music defines the 80's, the 90's, the 2000's and the new decade. Why isn't she number 1?

Madonna is always be the Queen of pop, No one will ever replace her she's the original, the first, the ultimate creator of pop culture. Modern music society especially female singers owe Madonna a lot. A true icon

Madonna don't you think you are a bit old now

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17Ellie Goulding

I can't believe some of the girls above Ellie on this list.
She makes AMAZING music, co-wrote the vast majority of her songs. She's much, much more than the Ellie Goulding who sang "Burn" or "On My Mind". In fact, most of her fans don't even like those songs. She's the best artist of this generation, and my favourite artist ever. To people who only know her for "Love Me Like You Do", "Burn" or "On My Mind" go and listen to her other songs such as: "Only You", "The Writer" (you can't listen to them on YouTube), "Lights", "Under The Sheets", "Hanging On" (The version without the rap), "Figure 8", "My Blood", "Starry Eyed", "Goodness Gracious" and the countless other AMAZING songs that she has sung. If you can't be bothered to get albums to listen to "Only You" and "The Writer" then get the app Pandora, a radio station app, where you can choose an artist to listen to. In this case type in Ellie Goulding. Hopefully you'll come across those great songs.

Ellie Goulding takes pop to the next level. She has an amazingly unique voice that is unforgettable and a lot of her songs are catchy and meaningful. She does much more than just pop songs. She has been credited as an amazing guitar player and dj. Her typical music styles are pop, dream pop, folk, and folktronica. I think that she should be more well know but she is stil an rising artist.

I love rock, metal, rap-rock, punk metal, nü metal, alternative metal, alternative rock, and anything along the lines of those. For the longest time, I couldn't stand pop and I'd wanna puke every time I turned on the radio. But then I discovered Ellie Goulding, the only pop star who's music I actually enjoy, and that's coming from me. Good on you, Mrs. Goulding, you've managed to gain an unlikely fan.

Love is all she needs

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18Miley Cyrus

Miley Cyrus she so talented :)))) she has 4 records all with very good music and good taste :)) she is a very good singer! Here are my top 8 best songs from her :)) 1. Can't Be Tamed 2. Robot 3. Who owns my heart. 3. Liberty Walk. 4. My heart beats for love. 5. Two more lonely people. 6. Stay. 7. Scars. 8. PARTY IN THE USA love ya miles :))

Miley is a great singer unlike selena gomez.she actually can sing at live.my favorite.

She is good but not more than Avril Lavigne. She must be in no.2.

I HATE Miley. I mean, seriously people. She goes NAKED on a wrecking ball.

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19Alicia KeysAlicia Augello Cook, known by the pseudonym Alicia Keys, is an American singer, songwriter, record producer, and actress.

No doubt a great woman and musician with a breathtaking voice

Best singer ever... She should be #1... No way lady gaga is in front of her, let alone #1... ALICIA KEYS IS AMAZING.

She's actually R&B but I care too much to just leave that... She's very talented and she seems like a nice person. She's very unappreciated and has a beautiful voice. Very underestimated and amazing!

There's no words to describe the sound and emotion that comes from Alicia Keys.

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20Christina Perri

She is absolutely the best. Actually, have the singers/songwriters on this list have their songs written for them. Christina doesn't. And there is actual photo proof that Katy Perry smokes. It's just... Does no one know what talent is anymore? How is she number 30? She may have only two albums, but they are both filled with beautiful, touching, songs. She is sophisticated and talented, and puts a bit of herself into all her songs. Vote Christina Peri!

Although not extremely famous, she has an amazing voice which she shows off in jar of hearts

She is absolutely the best! I love her songs they are amazing

Christina's songs are beautiful and I'm surprised that she is only #19. Human is my favourite song of all time!

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