Worst Female Singers of All Time

You know their are great female singers but then their are some aweful ones. Let's expose these ladies.

The Top TenXW

1Nicki MinajNicki Minaj is an American rapper / pop music artist. Nicki is most known for songs like "Anaconda", "Truffle Butter", "Super Bass" and "Stupid Hoe". Her real name is Onika Tanya Maraj. She was born on December 8, 1982 in Saint James Trinidad and Tobago. ...read more.

No duh shes the worst female singer. Horrible! She didn't get in the bizz based on talent that's for sure. She only got in cause shes got a huge chest and huge behind. Her videos are disturbing and disgusting, her voice is auto tuned, and even then it sounds horrible. She can't rap. She ENJOYS being treated like a sex toy, and really wants to be a sex toy. Gives women a terrible name. In every video she is constantly half naked or ready to have sex. I'd like to see her wear normal clothes for once. Her facial expressions are creepy as hell, and her lyrics are pointless and stupid. Whenever she makes her voice go really high or really low, it just freaks me out. She has no respect for her body and thinks shes all that. Why is she judging american idol when she can't sing? Her fake looks are what got her here, nothing more. She is destroying womens reputation and music - dragonfly99

Why is she down here?
Her voice (live), her videos, and her face are all nasty as hell!
She shoudn't even be on a commercial or magazine


This thing should only be on the list. The rest below sound amazing compared to this plastic pink haired trashy Barbie

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2Miley Cyrus

She is just a really bad actor/singer/celebrity... Pointless plots and bad music videos (don't do a fisheye lens and a pouty eyes closed thing (7 things), it looks awful). Even Rebecca Black is in some ways better.

Her speaking voice is like nails on a chalkboard... And she always has the same dumb expression on her face.

When she still young, she looks fine and nothing bad. But then, she became a disgusting, awful and the worst singer in my opinion. What made her into this? I don't know! This should be number 1 of the worst female singers! I swear this singer have no point on what is she did to herself, her voice and her expressing emotion! Her hair, her face, her personality disgusted me enough. So throw your fame away, Miley. - TheRegular1227

I hate miley Cyrus but she can sing I saw her on the voice she can sing

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3Selena GomezSelena Marie Gomez is an American actress and singer. She is best known for songs like "Come & Get It", "Good For You", "Same Old Love", and "Naturally". Selena Gomez's voice is mezzo-soprano but she usually sing in alto .

Okay, so let me begin by saying that you should judge a singer by their live ability since in studio anything can be done. Next, her live singing is terrible because she is not in tune, her voice does not even come close to some notes, she uses auto-tune live which is pathetic. She also falls into the category of another disney girl. Just to show I don't put everyone in this category, I do have to say the one and only person from disney who has talent and might possibly be one of the top 25 best female singers is demi lovato. After hearing her I was surprised at how good she was. I made me think twice about selena, but then I listened to her again and realized selena is even worst than I thought

I personally think Selena is a real person. She has worked so hard to get to the position she is in now. However, she is a grown woman now and we can see through her music, her movies and her physical presentation how much she has matured. Now aside from Selena, I personally admire singers that write their own lyrics, and I know Selena has written a small number of her songs... But I found the lyrics she sings contradictory to one another.

Take Who Says for example. This song has meaningful lyrics: you are beautiful.

"You may be insecure.
To me I wasn't good enough
But who are you to judge
When you're a diamond in the rough. "

But sadly, she sings Bang Bang Bang which lyrics include:

"My new boy use to be a model
He looks way better than you
He looks way better than you do"

Shallow much? And the rest of the lyrics is trash talking this boy and downsizing him to another boy. I get it. Maybe she has been cheated on. I ...more

Come on its just a song about nick jonas, personally I love both of them and I really like that song because it just fun and it has a good rhythm I don't really like the lyrics to be honest but you can't say she is a trash singer come on just listen to the heart wants what it wants and then come back and vote again

She can't sing live. She use autotune in her recording just to make her voice good. But she really can't sing.

Selena Gomez is overrated, she can't sing her voice is very weak and she has no vocal range, she pretty much gets by on her looks, people need to stop treating her like she's some sort of goddess

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4Rebecca BlackRebecca Black is "well known" for her "hit" single, "Friday", which has the second most dislikes on YouTube .

God! Who told her she has talent? She seriously has no brain and her music can KILL someone! My mom had a heart attack when she heard her song 'friday'
WHO FLIPPING CARES ABOUT FRIDAY? It comes every week... Stop acting like its the last friday of you stinking, useless life rebecca...

She can sing, however, her song friday sucks balls. and she was already a great singer until she auto tuned her whole song friday

I hear she got bullied out of school after making Friday... Now her only friend is auto tune. FOREVER ALONE...

You should try a lot harder and why are not in first place? Because just because your father and mother had a lot of money that you got to make a lot music. Well if that chance I would have been a billionaire by now.

Friday is the most retarded song

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5Taylor SwiftTaylor Alison Swift (Taylor Swift) is an American singer-songwriter. She was born on December 13, 1989 in Reading, Pennsylvania. She became interested in country music when she was around 9 years old and after watching a documentary about Faith Hill, Swift felt that she should go to Nashville to begin ...read more.

Taylor is a terrible singer and person. She is better than rebecca black, but all she does is put the same color lipstick on every day and curl iron her hair, Like someone said. Her songs are babyish and only appeal towards little girls and their family. She has a very weak vocal range too, according to a chart, only topping Luke Bryan. Her voice is nasally, which can be a good thing for SOME singers, like Leann Rimes, Celine Dion and Martina McBride. It makes me want to deject all my food like its poison just when a three minute song comes on the radio that she writes. They say she's sweet just because she whines like an attention seeking baby to all of her brainwashed fans that one of the 1700 men she has dated forgot her puppy's last name and bashes them. Being pretty does not make you a good singer. Adele, for example, may not have much physical beauty, but she's talented and truly gorgeous with a phenomenal voice. I wish you were still alive, Whitney, I pray for you and your ...more

Look taylor swift is my favorite singer I may not be able to relate to her music but I enjoy it and just because she writes about the awful or good men in her life that does not mean she is a bad singer

Taylor swift is a horrible influence. The only thing she writes and sings about is her stupid breakups. Seriously, she writes a song about anyone who she thinks wrongs her, but can't even write one song about important things. Also, she always plays the "innocent victim," the one who everyone should feel sorry for. Yeah Taylor... It's pretty hard to feel sorry for you when you live in a multi millionaire's mansion, have thousands and thousands of fans, and some pop star friends that are clearly brainwashed by you. Another thing is her feud with Katy Perry and how Taylor wrote "Bad Blood." It was super immature to write a song about her just because you had a bone to pick with her. Plus, did we ever get to know Perry's side? Nope! Just take it from stupid Swift and think that Katy started it all. Wow Taylor, real mature! Taylor definitely deserves to be on this list. In fact, she should be FIRST!

Leave her alone. She can sing, and while I don't like many of her songs, there is no need to hate on her so much.

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6Ke$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

I seriously can't see why Kesha isn't in the top ten.

Horrible autotune singing! Songs just about drugs, sex and partying!

Seriously, she's just horrible!

Hands down the most relentlessly untalented woman is music, her songs are nothing but spoken word auto-tuned to sound "good" if you really can call it that. She's another example of what happens when white trash gets money.

Good rhythm to her songs but they are only about sex partying and drugs mainly things no one is looking forward to

I only like tick-tock the the cringe is killing me

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7Lady GagaStefani Joanne Angelina Germanotta, known professionally as Lady Gaga, is an American singer, songwriter, and actress. She released songs such as Bad Romance, Poker Face, Just Dance, Telephone, Born This Way, Paparazzi, and Applause. She also started acting during season 5 of American Horror Story. ...read more.

Dear people who are calling her a fraud,
She lipsings, but her songs are hers. I bet that your favorite singers (like that Macklemore crap) lipsing too.

Dear people who are calling her weird,
She's herself and she's not gonna change just because someone told her to! I respect that! Her style is her own. She wants to die an original. Lady Gaga stands out in a crowd and isn't afraid to be herself.

Lady Gaga is probably one of the MOST original artists that have walked this planet. She CAN sing and she's not afraid to sing what SHE believes, not what the entire world thinks.

Her fashion sense gives me the creeps and her song downright annoying..

For the sake of humanity, please people, take a brief moment of reflection about what you think of this woman. Do you really think that she is original in the world of music (industry)? Has she created a new style or even had any influence over any other (real) artist? I really doubt it, since she still does the same pop standard as everyone else out there. I heard some of her new jazz stuff, and it was decent, even good compared to what she had previosly done, I can give you that. But she is not that talented, wake up. She might have a good voice, nothing from another world, there are (and there were) MUCH better ones at different styles of music. So talking about the music she sells, it fits the pop average quality (which is actually quite low). Not to mention her lyrics, they are so dull and dumb (Just Dance, telephone, applause, highway unicorn and I can keep on mentioning) only refering sexual themes, drugs, popularity and otrher silly teenage thoughts.

I can't hate her ...more

She's in the middle for me. - 906389

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8RihannaRobyn Rihanna Fenty is a Barbadian pop singer . 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 auditioning ...read more.

It really annoys me how mediocre singers like Rihanna are so successful because they use auto tune and dance around naked in their videos. It's never about the love of music for Rihanna it's always what outrageous thing can I do so I can get even more publicity and make more money. (i.E. S&M by being banned in 5 countries she got huge amounts of publicity and the song was very successful)

I hate this drug-addict singer and she's lip-sinking! Her hair look road-killed and she wears skimpy outfits! She ruins every video especially the ones that her and Eminem created called, "Love the Way You Lie"! Megan Fox, I love you but stay away from Rihanna!

This girl can't sing live, she sing nasal and sing half of her songs and get tired easily... You call that a singer? Lmfao, if she wasn't pretty no one would care about her! Hoe-rrible!

Well you all do understand that it's because she is just smoking hot - what more can you say?

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9Iggy AzaleaAmethyst Amelia Kelly, known professionally as Iggy Azalea, is an Australian rapper, songwriter, and model.

Put Iggy Azalea above Kesha and Nicki Minaj! She is worse than the two of them combine. At least Kesha and Nicki Minaj show that they have some talent and skill and are both wicked hot. BUT IGGY AZALEA HAS NO FLOW AND SHE IS SO FAKE WITH HER ACCENT AND SHE'S UGLY. Even with auto tune that Kesha and Nicki Minaj use they still sound more realistic than Iggy. Also Kesha has way better lyrics and doesn't write about the same thing over and over again, Nicki Minaj's songs sound the same, but in a way they work plus she's a way better freestyler than Iggy, Iggy is one of the worst freestylers I have ever heard. ALL OF IGGY AZALEA'S SONGS SOUND THE SAME! THEY'RE ALL ABOUT HOW GANGSTA SHE THINKS SHE IS WHEN IN REALITY SHE ISN'T! I have never seen a female musician as fake is Iggy Azalea. She is also even worse than Rebecca Black and Miley Cyrus, I didn't think that was possible to be worse than Rebecca and Miley, but Iggy actually managed to pull it off, Well Done!

Honestly I can't think of anybody more deserving of the #1 spot than Iggy Azalea. She is everything I hate about the music industry. I'm sick and tired of seeing Nicki Minaj at the #1 spot when Piggy Azalea should be at the #1 spot. No woman in music has pissed me off more than Iggy

She's worse than Nicky Minaj she wants to be black so bad. I mean have you heard her freestyle

She's terrible. She RUINED Problem. I would buy the song with only Ariana's part in it

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10Brtiney Spears

I laugh at when people on facebook, twitter or youtube compete this fat fake voiced skank against Divas like christina aguilera, whitney houston, mariah carey etc saying britney doesn't autotune and she doesn't lip sync. I need to tell you blind geeks to go to specsavers and get glasses, maybe also a hearing aid. SHE IS THE CREATOR OF AUTO TUNE AND LIP SYNC!

Yuck. She can't sing for crap. It's all voice editing for her.

She had weird toddler kind of voice when she sang, today she is just overproduced machine autotune kind of voice mixed with dental drill. She never sings live and Thank God for that. In my opinion one of the worst female "singers" ever.

She has the worst singing voice!

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The Newcomers

?Melanie MartinezMelanie Adele Martinez is an American singer and songwriter. Melanie Martinez auditioned for the American television vocal talent show The Voice and became a member of Team Adam.V1 Comment

The Contenders

11Katy 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.

What the hell is Katy Perry doing on this list?!? She writes her own lyrics and they're very inspiring!

Excuse me Hello anybody home Why is katy on this list I mean she's the best singer I ever heard wake up people she's beautiful firework is the best song I ever heard I like wide awake and roar as well what are you all thinking

Best singer? Listen to Elton John, Billy Joel, Coldplay, Queen, John Lennon, Paul McCartney, Beatles, Celine Dion, Whitney Houston, or Jackie Evancho, then come back and see if she's the best. - okcnaline

Katy Perry does have great songs, admittedly. But only in the studio, where her voice is obscured by autotune and effects. If you listen to her sing live, she just can't sing. Period. Her voice may be ok during intimate stripped down performances, but when she tries to "belt" into the mic, she is always off key and pretty much always screaming. Katy Perry has no vocal control, and therefore should definitely be HIGHER on this list.

Lol Katy writes? Taylor writes all her songs and the lyrics are better

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12Ariana 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.

WHY is Ariana Grande lower than Rihanna, Selena Gomez, Taylor Swift and Mariah Carrey? Ariana copies Taylor's style and Selena's video. She also have the same voice as Mariah Carrey. People only like her because of her singing, but she is so rude toward Victoria Justice and Selena Gomez WITHOUT any reasons. She and Selena (who is number 4 on the list because of Arianators and Beliebers) should switch places

I'm a Mariah fan, but I will defend Ariana and say that she is a really good singer. Ariana is actually talented and sweet. She's not a terrible singer so she shouldn't even be on this list.

She's neither a terrible singer nor great singer, just near to bad. She can hits high note well, yet pronounces words like she's slurring in every lines. - TheRegular1227

You Know what she sucks

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13Cher 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.

Really she was the worst thing to come out of the UK X factor she can't sing just terrible a prime example of our stupid generation.

Well she's ok but like seriously her voice sounds terrible

This Girls Is Really Funny Why You Hate Her? I Know Some Lyrics Has No Sense But

Her Voice Is Not Too Bad I Have Ever Listened your Love Song So Many Times It Was

Beautiful Song.

She makes the PussyCat Dolls look like the Spice Girls! - WonkeyDude98

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14Meghan Trainor

I don't really like her because even though all about that bass is supposed to be positive it doesn't seem that way. I'm not saying it's skinny shaming, it's just after she refers to slim people as 'b*****s', she proceeds to let us know that 'boys like a little more booty to hold at night,' as if the only way to have a good boyfriend is to have a big bum. It might have had good intentions but it sent the wrong message to me.

Also her and Charlie Puth's song 'Marvin Gaye' is pointless and stupid.

She may not have the best voice and is basically talking in them, but her massages I like. Most singers, especially girls sing mostly about love, heartbreak, how someone hurt them, etc... but she mostly sings about how she likes herself & that she likes being an independent woman who is uninterested in dating. Not saying there's anything wrong with love, but it shouldn't b a woman's main focus & that's what Meghan mostly sings about & say I can respect the girl way more than Taylor & most other singers even.

And about 'all about that bass,' she said she was 'just playing' so she wasn't serious with that comment. That song was just saying even if your over 150 lbs u can still b beautiful and I don't have to go by society's standards because every1 has different views of beauty. No need to skinny shame sure, but there isn't no need to fat shame ether commenters =/

Her message is good. You are perfect, no matter what your weight is but she uses curse words and criticizes skinny people. Some people can help it if they are skinny. Some people can't help it if they aren't. But you don't need to go around cursing at skinny people!

She's pretty new! Well, she could be?

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15BeyonceBeyoncé 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.

Beyonce should not be on this list she can't sing! Excellent voice & she works hard on her craft.

She's a singer? Could have fooled me?

She used to be good. Try to listen to "Single Ladies", and you can understand why people love her so much. Now compare it to whatever trash she makes now...Drunk In Love, 7/11, Partition... - AsianBlood

It's not that beyonce can't sing, it's just she has no class, she's trashy.

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16Kim KardashianKimberly "Kim" Kardashian West is an American reality television personality, actress, socialite, businesswoman and model.

What the hell, she's not a singer now is she! THE WORLD HAS ENDED! Kim Kardashian is literally one of the worst people in the world, she is so fake, she has loads of plastic surgery, she is only famous for being alive, whereas everyone else on this list had to WORK to get where they are now. Kim is not the most annoying female, she's the most annoying person in general, along with her fake family. Except Caitlyn. I like Caitlyn. I don't watch 'Keeping up with the Kardashians', by the way.

Before all of you start saying she isn't a singer- she made a single called jam (turn it up) and it was pretty awful...

Just heard Jam (Turn It Up)...yeah, that song alone qualifies her enough to be higher on this list than Taylor Swift. Hell, Rebecca Black only made two songs and she's higher than Taylor.

Her song Jam (Turn It Up) was terrible she needs to be in the top 5 - lovingicecreams

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17Jessie 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.

Jessie j can actually sing though who put her up here?!?

Jessie J can actually sing? Why is she on this list!?

I love her she is super pretty and got swag love you from maddy

Jessie J can sing.

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18Jennifer LopezJennifer Lynn Lopez, also known as J. Lo, is an American singer, actress, dancer, fashion designer, author and producer.

How could anyone forget her? She should be number one. Worst singer ever!

32! , she's one the worst singers I've ever seen, she sucks live and even studio sounds pretty bad

She doesn't have a very strong voice, but she is still a good singer. I have heard her sing live on American Idol and still sang really good there.

Her voice is thin but still can do a few songs pretty well

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19Lindsay LohanLindsay Dee Lohan is an American actress. She is also a model, singer, songwriter, director, and producer.

I don't wanna be mean about her because I've had grown up with her movies and I used to be a fan of her. That's why I'm so dissapointed, because I've been a fan of her. She has lost her talent and her dignity!

Um, she's supposed to be an ACTRESS, why can't she stay that instead of getting on drugs and stuff? I loved 'The Parent Trap! '

I used to like her but now she's addicted to drugs

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20Demi Lovato

Demi location and Taylor swift are alright but selena Gomez ant sing for s! %#

Um, what the actual frack is up with the people voting for Demi? She's talented, really talented, she always has been. For once she's a singer that actually has a voice and a brain, and she's still as far as I can see a really sweet person. Sometimes she seems a little edgy but, to be honest, wouldn't we all be if we had to be in the spotlight like her? Demi's songs have actual meaning, and they give off a LOT better of a message than everyone else on this list.

Why is she here? She seems really sweet and even though she fell she got back up again. She is inspiring, not like SOME people on this list (not including Taylor Swift, she should NOT be here either).

Demi Lovato is such a powerful singer. Those asses who voted for her, go listen to stone cold and realize she can sing better than most.

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