Top Ten Non-Caucasian Female Singers of All Time

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1Aretha FranklinAretha Louise Franklin (born March 25, 1942) is an American singer–songwriter and musician. Franklin began her career singing gospel at her father, minister C. L.

I love Aretha Franklin, but this list is so racist.

2Ella FitzgeraldElla Jane Fitzgerald was an American jazz singer often referred to as the First Lady of Song, Queen of Jazz and Lady Ella.

I didn't have to think about it. She's the best female singer of all time, regardless of colour or race. Everything about her just makes me smile. She is absolutely wonderful. - Britgirl

3Whitney HoustonWhitney 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.
4Beyonce KnowlesBeyoncé Giselle Knowles-Carter, is an American singer and actress, who started out in the popular pop/r&b girl group Destiny's Child. They had multiple top 5 hits such as "No, No, No", "Say My Name", "Bills, Bills, Bills", "Survivor", "Independent Women", "Bootylicious", and "Jumpin', Jumpin" from ...read more.

None of the Pop Princesses belongs on a list with the classical and opera greats who can't seem to get a vote. Aretha, Ella, and Whitney are qualified to be here, but the rest, including Beyonce, are a joke.

Being a good dancer does not make you a good singer.

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5Leona 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.
6Jennifer HudsonJennifer Kate Hudson is an American singer, actress and spokesperson. She rose to fame in 2004 as a finalist on the third season of American Idol, coming in seventh place.
7Alicia KeysAlicia Augello Cook, known by the pseudonym Alicia Keys, is an American singer, songwriter, record producer, and actress.
8ShakiraShakira Isabel Mebarak Ripoll is a Colombian singer, songwriter, dancer, record producer, choreographer, and model.
9Jennifer LopezJennifer Lynn Lopez, also known as J. Lo, is an American singer, actress, dancer, fashion designer, author and producer.

Whoever put her here must not realize she cannot actually sing, and is totally auto-tune.

She is also good at dancing, but bad at singing. Why is she here?

10Leontyne Price

The Contenders

11Kiri Te KanawaV1 Comment
12ChariceCharmaine Clarice Relucio Pempengco, popularly known by the mononym Charice, is a Filipina singer who rose to popularity through YouTube.
13Sumi Jo
14Kathleen Battle
15Marian Anderson
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