Female Singers With the Best Range

The female singers with the most range and ability.

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1Jackie EvanchoJacqueline Marie "Jackie" Evancho is an American classical crossover singer who gained wide recognition at an early age and, since 2009, has issued an EP and five albums, including a platinum and gold album and three Billboard 200 top 10 debuts.

Most beautiful voice I have ever heard. Sings like an angel.

Just when you think her voice cannot possibly get better - it does. Her highs give you goose bumps, her lows catch you off guard, and the color of her mid-range puts a smile on your face every time. She was born to sing. She is destined to be one of the great vocalists of all time - she is definitely one of the best of our time. I cannot even begin to imagine how she will sound by the time she is in her 20s... God is such a show-off, sometimes!

Jackie's vocal chords and physiology have been carefully analyzed to discover how she does it, but she is normal in every way. Experts suggest that there may be additional neural structures in her brain, gifting her with an ability to project emotions by driving her body to produce the 'right' sounds.
Whatever is going on, it works, as evidenced by the millions who have experienced the 'Jackie Effect'. I am one of them, and can attest that it is real, and it is wonderful!

It's not the number of notes in her range, but the clear, consistently pure quality of every note within that range that makes her such a great singer. - BobG

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2Agnetha Faltskog

What is striking about her voice is the purity. It is so clear and recognizable. Once you hear a song, you are sure it is her.

See the live performances of her, it is unbelievable to hear that the range and quality is exactly the same as the records. The best female singer until now and for ever.

Have always loved her voice-so beautiful: crisp & clear, always the perfect measure of emotion, graceful and an enviable vocal range! A truly gifted soul and a Swede to boot!

No doubt her voice has great range. While so underrated, her vocal ability rank is supposed to be higher in all lists.

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3K.S. ChithraKrishnan Nair Shantakumari Chithra, often credited as K. S. Chithra or simply Chithra, is an Indian playback singer from Kerala. Chithra also sings Indian classical, devotional, and popular music.

Chithra's romantic lusty singing voice and talk voice in all range is incredible one

K.S. Chithra is a most beautiful, talented, brilliant singer with best range


Chithra can sing fluently in all octives with out any difficult as well as sweetly

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4Aria Tesolin
5Mariah Carey Mariah Carey is an American singer, songwriter, record producer, and actress . She won 5 Grammys, got her documentary movie "Glitter" and also one of the biggest best-selling women in the music industry . ...read more.

It's a known fact. Best range in the industry.

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6Yvonne Muentener - YVE

Splendid singer and songwriter. Incredible range and energy. The lyrics are full of common sense served in a funny crazy way. She's brilliant and unique!

She surely is the most powerful singer with the widest range and the best lyrics. Congrats to Switzerland!

If it comes to range, power, talent and even beauty then I think immediately about the Swiss rock band Sugamice. Yvonne is for me the greatest superstar.

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7Celine Dion V2 Comments
8Whitney Houston Whitney Elizabeth Houston (August 9, 1963 – February 11, 2012) was an American singer, actress, producer, and model. In 2009, Guinness World Records cited her as the most awarded female act of all time. Houston is one of pop music's best-selling music artists of all-time, with an estimated 170–200 ...read more.

Oh Come On! Whitney was named as the Queen of Voice. Her 5 octaves are unbeatable. You can't ignore or deny real facts! - Irina2932

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9Kari Ryan

Sh is not the biggest know singer, but her range is out of this world! She is capable of 7 octives.

10Sarah Brightman

The Contenders

11Karen Carpenter Karen Anne Carpenter was an American singer and drummer. She and her brother, Richard Carpenter, formed the 1970s duo Carpenters.
12Tori Amos
13Sade Helen Folasade Adu, known professionally as Sade Adu or simply Sade, is an English singer-songwriter, composer, arranger, and record producer.
14Gladys Knight

Brilliant Lady of Soul. Exceptional Diva and True Legend. It's Gladys Knight - Irina2932

15Cher Cher is an American singer and actress. Described as embodying female autonomy in a male-dominated industry, she is known for her distinctive contralto singing voice and for having worked in numerous areas of entertainment, as well as adopting a variety of styles and appearances during her five-decade-long ...read more.V1 Comment
16Dolly Parton Dolly Rebecca Parton is an American singer-songwriter, actress, author, businesswoman, and humanitarian, known primarily for her work in country music.
17Tina TurnerTina Turner, née Anna Mae Bullock, is a singer, dancer, actress and author, whose career has spanned more than half a century, earning her widespread recognition and numerous awards.V1 Comment
18Ann WilsonAnn Dustin Wilson is an American musician, best known as the lead singer and songwriter of the hard rock band Heart.

Unbelievable power! Her voice throughout the ages never fails!

19Meav Ni Mhaolchatha

Meav has an incredible range--5 or 6 octaves at the very least! She doesn't struggle to reach the highest or the lowest notes, either, they just come naturally.

20Amy LeeAmy Lynn Hartzler, known professionally as Amy Lee, is an American singer-songwriter, classically trained pianist and composer. She is also the lead singer to the Arkansas band Evanescence.
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