Best Female Singers of the 2000s

The Top Ten

1 Jackie Evancho Jackie Evancho Jacqueline Marie "Jackie" Evancho (born April 9, 2000) is an American classical crossover singer who gained wide recognition at an early age and, since 2009, has issued an EP and seven albums, including a platinum and gold album and three Billboard 200 top 10 debuts. Evancho's 2017 album, Two Hearts, ...read more.

Just getting started in 2009, but since then its easy to see she will be a superstar for the next 50 years.

Sorry but nobody else comes close!

I have no idea what she is. - Olivia97

Jackie astonished the world with her second-place finish on America's Got Talent at the age of 10. Now 15 years old, she has issued 7 albums, released 3 DVDs, delivered numerous concerts and made dozens of special event appearances. She has performed with such notables as David Foster, Sumi Jo, Andrea Bocelli, Sarah Brightman, Tony Bennett and Jose Carreras. All this while attending school and getting her homework done. - BobG

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2 Britney Spears Britney Spears Britney Jean Spears is an American singer and actress. Born in McComb, Mississippi, and raised in Kentwood, Louisiana. She performed acting roles in stage productions and television shows like "The Mickey Mouse Club" as a child before signing with Jive Records in 1997 and going on to become a pop superstar ...read more.

My Top 30

30.- Alanís Morissette
29.- Shania Twain
28.- Whitney Houston
27.- Janet Jackson
26.- Celine Dion
25.- Natasha Bedingfield
24.- Lily Allen
23.- Carrie Underwood
22.- Monica
21.- Brandy
20.- Aaliyah
19.- Eve
18.- M.I.A.
17.- Norah Jones
16.- Missy Elliott
16.- Lil'Kim
15.- Amy Winehouse
14.- Nelly Furtado
13.- Gwen Stefani
12.- Alicia Keys
11.- Rihanna
10.- Mariah Carey
9.- Madonna
8.- Avril Lavigne
7.- P! nk
6.- Lady Gaga
5.- Shakira
4.- Jennifer Lopez
3.- Christina Aguilera
2.- Beyonce
1.- Britney Spears

Legend

She needs to go back to singing real pop songs. Her recent albums are so full of crap. However I still love Britney and undoubtedly the Queen of the 00s

She's so beautiful and iconic, she has an amazing career. Keep going

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3 Christina Aguilera Christina Aguilera Christina María Aguilera is an American singer, songwriter, and record producer, best known for songs such as "Beautiful", "Genie In A Bottle", "Fighter", "Hurt", "Dirrty", "Your Body", "Lady Marmalade", "Reflection", "I Turn To You", "Come On Over Baby (All I Want Is You)" "What A Girl Wants" and ...read more.

Singer with 4 octaves and songwriter.
50 million records sold ww.
Here since 1999.
Other Princess Of Pop.

4 Lady Gaga Lady Gaga Stefani Joanne Angelina Germanotta, known professionally as Lady Gaga, is an American singer, songwriter, and actress. ...read more.

Queen of Pop (with Beyoncé and XTina). I love you Mother Monster. -xxxİldem

5 Avril Lavigne Avril Lavigne Avril Ramona Lavigne is a Canadian–French singer-songwriter and actress. By the age of 15, she had appeared on stage with Shania Twain; by 16, she had signed a two-album recording contract with Arista Records worth more than $2 million.

She truly is a timeless icon

Avril is the best singer ever!

Amazing...

Avril for sure!

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6 Beyonce Beyonce 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.

Singer with 3,5 octaves, songwriter, dancer, entertainer...
80 million records sold ww.
Here since 1996.
Queen Of R&B.

Hottest black bitch alive

7 Amy Lee Amy Lee Amy 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.

Best on the list & didn't need to get half naked (or more) to do it.

Amy deserves number 1 for me. - 05yusuf09

I like listening to Amy Lee sometimes.

Her music, passion and pain all in one gives birth to a sweet torture of entacong music! - Fher34

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8 Taylor Swift Taylor Swift Taylor Alison Swift is an American singer-songwriter. She was born on December 13, 1989 in Reading, Pennsylvania. She is best known for writing break up songs and for having more than 5 Grammys. She became interested in country music when she was around 9 years old and after watching a documentary about ...read more.

Ah NO! Are you kidding.

She is the best she is the best and katy perry is THE WORST SINGER OF ALL TIME TAYLOR IS THE BEST

T Swift rocks! She is the best! Miley Cyrus sucks! T Swift just makes Miley look stupid. #taylorswift

9 Nicole Scherzinger 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. In fact, Nicole was pretty much the only girl in the group ...read more.
10 P!nk P!nk Alecia Beth Moore known professionally as P!NK, is an American singer, songwriter, dancer and actress.

Number one

The Contenders

11 Alicia Keys Alicia Keys Alicia Augello Cook, known by the pseudonym Alicia Keys, is an American singer, songwriter, record producer, and actress.

Singer with 3 octaves and songwriter.
30 million records sold ww.
Here since 2001.

12 Mary J. Blige 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.

Singer with 3,2 octaves and songwriter.
40 million records sold ww.
Here since 1989.
Queen Of Hip-Hop/Soul.

13 Kelly Clarkson Kelly Clarkson Kelly Brianne Clarkson is an American singer, songwriter and children's book author. She rose to fame in 2002 after winning the inaugural season of the television series American Idol, which earned her a record deal with RCA Records. Clarkson's debut single, "A Moment Like This", topped the US Billboard ...read more.

Kelly can out sing everyone on this list

Why is Jackie Evancho #1? Are you kidding me? Kelly Clarkson EASILY deserves the top spot on this list. Nobody from the 2000s can slay a ballad or pop/rock song quite like Kelly can. She doesn't have tons of top hits for no reason.

Kelly is hands down best vocalist of the 2000s

14 Shakira Shakira Shakira Isabel Mebarak Ripoll is a Colombian-Spanish singer, songwriter, dancer, record producer, choreographer, and model.

I like lady gaga because her success of songs and top songs she has that need to be on the top show but Shakira has top songs too but a little different and is nice or in the smooth or heart caring or its smooth too and lady gga songs is in the heart caring and when it is needing to play and it sends of the music kind out and there and it is just differance but Shakira next decade songs are a number of lady Gaga's songs of the 2000's but Lady gaga had those five kind of song's but for that decade and etc songs is music too and one there is to add etc and Shakira decade of songs she had considered music playing way and then the top five she had a kind to play too it a caring feeling way too or differnce but maybe lady gaga top five was more of something of the music of her style but Shakira next songs ofew or five and the next five has the music style of the latin or latin tropical kind of music and three of the songs could be as good one way or close has her top five or as Lady's top ...more

Great voice & hipnotic moves

15 Katy Perry Katy Perry Katheryn Elizabeth Hudson, professionally known by her stage name Katy Perry, was born on October 25, 1984 in Santa Barbara, California. She is a singer, songwriter, actress and an ambassador on one of the most popular companies of now, UNICEF. ...read more.

LOOOVVE! HER. MOST OF HER SONGS ARE VERY INSPIRATIONAL.

16 Adele Adele Adele Laurie Blue Adkins is an English singer and songwriter. Graduating from the BRIT School for Performing Arts and Technology in 2006, Adele was given a recording contract by XL Recordings after a friend posted her demo on Myspace the same year. She is best known with her international hit singles ...read more.

Incomparable

17 Brandy Brandy Brandy Rayana Norwood, known professionally by her mononym Brandy, is an American singer, songwriter, record producer, and actress.

The Vocal Bible!

18 Sissel Kyrkjebø

Not only a pure crystaline voice, but brings a beautiful emotion to each song and a magical smile of enjoyment in her performances

19 Sarah Brightman Sarah Brightman Sarah Brightman is an English classical crossover soprano, actress, musician, songwriter, conductor, and dancer.
20 Mary-Jess Leaverland
21 Mariah Carey 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.

Singer with 5 octaves and songwriter.
200 million records sold ww.
Here since 1990.

22 Amy Winehouse Amy Winehouse Amy Jade Winehouse was an English singer and songwriter known for her deep expressive contralto vocals and her eclectic mix of musical genres, including soul, rhythm and blues, and jazz. She is also a well-known member of the 27 Club, as she overdosed on alcohol at age 27.

Singer with 3 octaves and songwriter.
13 million records sold ww.
Here since 2003 (until 2011).

23 Delta Goodrem Delta Goodrem Delta Lea Goodrem is an Australian singer-songwriter and actress. Born and raised in Sydney, New South Wales, she enrolled in dancing, acting, singing and piano classes at a young age.
24 Jennifer Hudson 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.
25 Lea Salonga
26 Jennifer Lopez Jennifer Lopez Jennifer Lynn Lopez, also known as J. Lo, is an American singer, actress, dancer, fashion designer, author and producer.
27 Kristin Chenoweth Kristin Chenoweth Kristin Dawn Chenoweth is an American actress and singer, with credits in musical theatre, film and television.

OKLAHOMA!

28 Keyshia Cole Keyshia Cole Keyshia Cole is an r&b diva who was popular in the mid 2000's with songs like "Love", "Heaven Sent", "I Remember" and "Let It Go." Keyshia's r&b is known for it's 'hood' edge to it, and a lot of this is due to one of her biggest inspirations being Tupac Shacur.
29 Madonna Madonna Madonna Louise Ciccone is an American singer, songwriter, actress, and businesswoman. She influenced a lot of singers such as: Lady Gaga, Jennifer Lopez, Rihanna, Beyonce Knowles and Britney Spears . She is known as Queen of Pop and at modern pop culture specifically in 2012 "Madge" or MDNA . She has ...read more.

Singer with 3, 2 octaves, songwriter, dancer, entertainer...
320 million records sold ww.
Here since 1982.
The Queen Of Pop.

30 Hayley Williams Hayley Williams Hayley Nichole Williams is an American singer, songwriter and musician. She is best known as the lead vocalist, occasional keyboardist and primary songwriter of the American rock band Paramore.

Why do people always vote for Avril Lavigne? She doesn't even write her own damn songs. Avril thinks she's so punk when in reality, she's just another poser trying to fit in one space to gain attention. Unlike Hayley, who's natural and EXTREMELY TALENTED. She should be put in Avril Lavigne's place or even higher. Seriously, when is "You make me so hot, you make me wanna drop you're so ridiculous I can barely stop." (Avril's) more meaningful than "I've always lived like this, keeping a comfortable distance. And up until now I have sworn to myself that I'm content with loneliness because none of it was worth the risk." (Paramore)

Okay I think people are just voting for their favourite music or something, but REALLY, Hayley is definitely worth the top five. She's the most amazing vocalist I've ever heard. Honestly, can now be considered one of the greats. For me anyway

Singer with a badass band. Yeah I don't really care if she's first or last on this list because she'll always be #1 in my heart.

31 Sarah Geronimo Sarah Geronimo Sarah Asher Tua Geronimo aka Sarah Geronimo or Sarah G. is a world class and multi-talented Filipino singer, actress, dancer, record producer, model, host, coach/judge, commercial/product endorser and tv personality . She can also draw and plays the piano. Sarah is popularly known as the one and only ...read more.
32 Lisa Kelly
33 Kelly Price Kelly Price Kelly Cherelle Price is a six-time Grammy-nominated American R&B singer and songwriter, formerly on the Def Soul label.
34 Ke$ha Ke$ha Kesha (formerly known as Ke$ha) was born in Los Angeles, United States. 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
35 Ledisi Ledisi
36 Chloë Agnew
37 Angie Stone Angie Stone
38 Nelly Furtado Nelly Furtado Nelly Kim Furtado is a Canadian singer and songwriter. She has sold 20 million albums worldwide and more than 20 million singles, bringing her total sales to over 40 million records around the world.

Totally best artist alive

Best singer ever

39 Demi Lovato Demi Lovato Demetria Devonne "Demi" Lovato is an American singer, songwriter and actress. After appearing on the children's television series Barney & Friends as a child, she received her breakthrough role as Mitchie Torres in the Disney Channel television film Camp Rock and its sequel Camp Rock 2: The Final Jam. ...read more.

Demi to me is the best singer in the world! She is my idol! I watched her documentary and I am going the her concert march 2018!

40 Lynn Hilary
41 Kelly Rowland Kelly Rowland Kelendria Trene "Kelly" Rowland is a Grammy Award winning American singer, songwriter, actress and television personality.
42 Aria Tesolin
43 Jill Scott Jill Scott Jill Scott is an American singer-songwriter, model, poet and actress. Her 2000 debut, Who Is Jill Scott?
44 Whitney Houston 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 will always be one of the most powerful singers to me.

Singer with 4 octaves.
175 million records sold ww.
Here since 1977.

45 Jessica Simpson Jessica Simpson Jessica Ann Simpson is an American singer, songwriter, actress, reality television personality and fashion designer who made her debut in 1999. Since that time, Simpson has made many recordings, starred in several television shows, movies and commercials, launched a line of hair and beauty products, ...read more.
46 Ashanti Ashanti Ashanti Shequoiya Douglas, known simply as Ashanti, is an American singer, songwriter, record producer, dancer and actress.
47 Meav Ni Mhaolchatha
48 Linda Ronstadt Linda Ronstadt Linda Maria Ronstadt is an American popular music singer. She has earned 11 Grammy Awards, three American Music Awards, two Academy of Country Music awards, an Emmy Award, an ALMA Award, and numerous United States and internationally certified gold, platinum and multiplatinum albums.

She is the best selling female artist of the 1970s in The United States;presumably the same for the world. She was groundbreaking in music. She sold the biggest non-English album in the history of The United States.
She was original and creative.
She is only second to Karen Carpenter in greatness and impact. Linda Rondstadt had a gift;Karen Carpenter had an angelic gift.
Although listed before, it needs to be said again.
Why is she not at number two?
Why is this beiong debated again?
Are we going for talent or hyperbole?

49 Ciara Ciara Ciara Princess Harris, known mononymously as Ciara, is an American singer, songwriter, record producer, dancer, model and actress. She is married to Seattle Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson.
50 Skylar Grey Skylar Grey Holly Brook Hafermann, who goes by the stage name Skylar Grey, is an American singer and songwriter from Mazomanie, Wisconsin.

She doesn't even have a voice

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