1 Whitney 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.
Whitney had a unique recognizable voice that had depth and height in octaves. Her songs are like stamps...forever!
"Greatest voice in history"?
May I introduce you to Miss Aretha Franklin and Miss Etta James?
She paved the way for beyonce and Alicia keys... No disrespect to Alicia or bey I love them too
I agree that Whitney is #1.
Beyoncé 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.
She is a singer, dancer, performer and producer. She can only be matched by the greats like Mariah and Whitney. She's is the greatest singer of this generation by far. Forget Ariana who is a Mariah wannabe and the others who think they can perform like Beyoncé she is queen
She is the best singer in the whole world! She shows confidence, beauty and tuffnes! Shes awesome the best female and her daughter and husband! Sh gives me confidence!
Queen of R&B! She has it all!
3 Aretha Franklin
Aretha Louise Franklin (March 25, 1942 - August 16, 2018) was an American singer, songwriter and pianist. She began her career as a child singing gospel at New Bethel Baptist Church in Detroit, Michigan, where her father, C. L. Franklin, was minister.
Aretha, Etta, and Gladys...
The trifecta of exquisite vocal instrumentation, from the heart, from the gut, from the soul.
Aretha! Wow what a voice!
4 Alicia Keys
Alicia Augello Cook, known by the pseudonym Alicia Keys, is an American singer, songwriter, record producer, and actress.
Even she disappointed me by taking that woman's husband (Swizz stop - I still love you both) she is the greatest example of female excellence. Smart, beautiful and can read write and play music and multiple instruments. She defines what we strive for our daughters to be (without the taking another women's man part) still love you keys (smooches)
Incredible and don't get as much respect and acknowledgement as she deserves.
My husband was out of town and sent one of her songs to me.
5 Mariah Carey
Mariah Carey, born March 27, 1970, is an American singer, songwriter and actress. She is one of the biggest best-selling women in the music industry, with 18 number 1 records to her name. She is regarded as a sex symbol through her songs and music videos, and she is "well known" for her over-the-top ...read more.
She looks white...but doesn't matter what race she is I love her so much.
Hold up, she is a black? Did not see that coming
Though good artist
Mariah is an amazing singer.
6 Janet Jackson
Janet Jackson is a singer and dancer who is well known for her sexually graphic records, iconic performances, and slightly weak voice. She is regarded as a sex symbol through her songs and videos.
The best female dancer of all time. She broke multiple barriers and mutlitple records in her 20 something years. She can only be touched by Aaliyah, in terms of dancing.
She pioneered what it means to make a visual album.
Come on! She should be higher! Janet is an legend.
Deserves to be higher.
7 Patti LaBelle
Patricia Louise Holt-Edwards better known under the stage name Patti LaBelle, is an American singer, author, actress, and entrepreneur.
Patti has had her moments when she was right up there with the big three.
8 Lisa "Left Eye" Lopes
9 Mary J. Blige
Mary Jane Blige is an American singer, songwriter, rapper and actress. She started her career as a backing singer on Uptown Records in 1989. She has released 13 studio albums, eight of which have achieved multi-platinum worldwide sales.
She is the only person on this list that has not let the glamour and glitz of making money inspire the messages she tries to deliver to women, she draws from her inner spirit as opposed to her outer ego
10 Tina Turner
Tina 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.
Robyn Rihanna Fenty is a Barbadian-American 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.
Rihanna is hot and makes great music, she has done very well so far and she should be in the top 5. Young and Beautiful.
She's broken more records then all of these other girls!
I'm in love with she! Is so beautiful and sexy!
What! Rihanna should be in the too 5. Gosh people don't know how to vote
12 Missy Elliott
Melissa Arnette Elliott is an American musician, hip hop recording artist, dancer and record producer.
13 Queen Latifah
Dana Elaine Owens, known professionally by her stage name Queen Latifah, is an American singer, songwriter, rapper, actress, model, television producer, record producer, comedian, and talk show host.
She's so beautiful so talented so fierce and dope I love her energy!
14 Anita Baker
Anita Denise Baker is a retired American singer-songwriter. Starting her career in the late 1970s with the funk band Chapter 8, Baker eventually released her first solo album, The Songstress, in 1983. In 1986, she rose to stardom following the release of her platinum-selling second album, Rapture, which ...read more.
Such an amazing voice so talented a legend and icon!
Are you all deaf? She is definitely top 5
15 Tionne "T-Boz" Watkins
16 Diana Ross
Diana Ernestine Earle Ross is an American singer, actress, and record producer. Born and raised in Detroit, Michigan, Ross rose to fame as the lead singer of the vocal group the Supremes.
Set the standards. Not only open the door but walked right through it!
Queen. I would rank her top 5 or 3.
By far the queen
17 Rozonda "Chilli" Thomas
18 Toni Braxton
Toni Michele Braxton was October 7th 1967 in Severn, Maryland the oldest of six siblings.She has sold 67 million records worldwide. She is been named the ''Queen of R&B'' and has one of the most distinctive voices of the late 20th century.
19 Etta James
Etta James was an American singer who spanned a variety of music genres including blues, R&B, soul, rock and roll, jazz and gospel.
20 Pamela Williams
22 Jennifer Hudson
Jennifer 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.
23 Sheila E
24 Nicki Minaj
Onika Tanya Maraj, known professionally as Nicki Minaj (born December 8, 1982) is a Trinidadian/American rapper / pop music artist. Minaj is most known for her songs such as "Anaconda", "Super Bass", "Starships" and her feature on "Bang Bang". ...read more.
This is the all time queen should have topped the list before Missy or Latifa. Bite me!
Nicki is the queen
Aaliyah Dana Haughton was born on January 16th 1979 and died August 25th 2001. She was a dancer, an actress and an R&B singer. She was born in Brooklyn, New York, raised in Detroit, Michigan and died at Marsh Harbour, Bahamas. ...read more.
She is a pioneer and a legend in R&B. She had it all; singing, dancing, and acting. I'm glad that we had her while we did. Rest in peace Princess of Urban Pop. "Baby Girl, better known as Aaliyah"
WHAT? Aaliyah at no28? Who made this list for real.. ? Aaliyah is the greatest.. Even Beyonce know..