Best Female Broadway Singers

The Top Ten

Lea Salonga Filipina singer and actress Lea Salonga has released nine studio albums, three live recordings and is involved in at least ten cast recordings.

The best female Broadway vocalist ever. Goosebumps on every song.

I love the way she sing so clear and she is very talented and very busy person I know...

Lea Salonga has an angel's voice and is perfect because she can not only sing but also add emotion to her Broadway character. Lea is above and beyond and has a very unique voice. Have you seen her in Miss Saigon, she sounded so beautiful and her work for Disney made me love her even more.

Her voice is so angelic and there is so much emotion in every song she sings.

Elaine Paige
Bernadette Peters
Betty Buckley
Idina Menzel Idina Kim Menzel is an American actress, singer, and songwriter. Menzel rose to prominence when she originated the role of Maureen Johnson in the Broadway musical Rent. Her performance earned her a Tony Award nomination in 1996. She reprised the role in the musical's 2005 film adaptation.

No one can touch the Queen of Broadway! Idina all the way!

Idina is awesome. Enough said.

I love Idina sooo much! She is a great singer and actress!

Fantastic. Elphaba can't be beat!

Patti LuPone

Just the best!

Judy Kuhn

Perfect control. Amazing abilities. Interesting roles.

Julie Andrews Dame Julia "Julie" Elizabeth Andrews is an English film and stage actress, singer, author, theatre director and dancer.
Ruthie Henshall

true star

Audra McDonald

She is the best singer alive.

AUDRE SHOULD BE FURTHER TOWARD THE TOP

The Contenders

Marti Webb
Sierra Boggess

She's such a beautiful singer.

Best Christine Daae I have heard

Nicole Scherzinger Nicole Scherzinger, born Nicole Prescovia Elikolani Valiente on June 29, 1978, is an American singer, songwriter, actress, dancer, and television personality. She first rose to fame as the lead singer of the pop/r&b group The Pussycat Dolls.

Nicole Scherzinger the best. Best Christine Daaé I've heard. She and Ramin Karimloo should perform together again! Stunning chemistry.

Kristin Chenoweth Kristin Dawn Chenoweth is an American actress and singer, with credits in musical theatre, film and television. In 1999, she won a Tony Award for her performance as Sally Brown in You're a Good Man, Charlie Brown on Broadway.

Ex-CUSe me. No votes for Queen Cheno?

Sutton Foster

She is the best!

yes

Phillipa Soo

She has an angel's voice, it's just beautiful and sounds amazing and she is my all time favorite actress. She is incredible at acting as well.

She was absolutely stunning as Eliza. Her voice is comparable to that of an angel's, it's amazing.

Barrett Wilbert Weed

She slays all day.

Samantha Barks
Laura Osnes

She is amazing in everything she is in! She also seems really nice in person.

LAURA I LOVE YOU!

Barbra Streisand Barbara Joan Streisand, known professionally as Barbra Streisand, is an American singer, songwriter, actress, and filmmaker.

The fact that she's not on this list, let alone at #1, worries me. Barbra Streisand is the mother of broadway, and the greatest vocalist of Broadway. Every note is supported, resonance, and with a neutral larynx. Healthy vibrato, and stellar breath control that allows her to hold notes for over 20 seconds at a time. She deserves to be number 1, and the fact that she's not on this list is-in a way, extremely disrespectful.

I saw her in hello dolly and loved it!

Christy Altomare

Anastasia. The kindest, sweetest person you will ever meet. Her voice is amazing, I could listen to it all day

Sarah Brightman Sarah Brightman is an English classical crossover soprano, actress, musician, songwriter, conductor, and dancer.
Lea Michele Lea Michele Sarfati is an American actress, singer and author. She began her career as a child actress on Broadway, appearing in productions of Les Misérables, Ragtime, Fiddler on the Roof, and Spring Awakening.

Love this singer/actress..!

Renée Elise Goldsberry

This saint portrayed an amazing woman, Angelica Schuyler, and even though she's 46, she can hit that high note and still make me cry!

Elaine Stritch
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