Best Female Vocalists


The Top Ten

1 Jackie Evancho Jackie Evancho Jacqueline Marie "Jackie" Evancho is an American classical crossover singer who gained wide recognition at an early age and, since 2009, has issued an EP and five albums, including a platinum and gold album and three Billboard 200 top 10 debuts .

The finest singer of her generation.

Successfully making the transition from "The Little Girl With The Big Voice" on AGT to the "Beautiful Young Lady With The Gorgeous Voice". Great things are ahead for this one. - Trancas

On September 23rd there will be an "Awakening".

In 2017, probably around the time she approaches or reaches the age of 17, Jackie will release yet another album (her 7th), sure to feature wondrous versatility, including songs she has composed. For a preview of what her remarkable voice can do, check out the YT video of her performances at the Festa Italiana in Milwaukee. - BobG

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2 Anni-Frid Lyngstad Anni-Frid Lyngstad Anni-Frid Synni, Princess Reuss of Plauen, widely known as Frida Lyngstad or by just the mononym Frida, is a Swedish pop and jazz singer.

Simply the best

So many good songs that she lead on! Fernando, knowing me knowing you, money money money, I wonder, super trouper, when all is said and done and Casssandra

3 Ariana Grande Ariana Grande Ariana 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 more.
4 Taylor Swift Taylor Swift Taylor Alison Swift (Taylor 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 more.
5 Demi Lovato Demi Lovato
6 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 more.
7 Jessie J Jessie J Jessica 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. V 1 Comment
8 Agnetha Faltskog Agnetha Faltskog

She's the girl with golden hair from ABBA... angelic voice and simply beautiful. - ekos

She is the most beautiful and good-natured singer! - ivylee

She has the most beautiful and sweetest voice!

9 Katy Perry Katy Perry Katheryn 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. more.
10 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 more.

Whitney had an amazing voice. She performed vocally the hardest songs and she did it perfectly well. Very powerful woman. Her musical legacy will live forever! - Irina2932

This list is horrible, this is a list of VOCALISTS which should be OBJECTIVE. Jackie Evancho is definitely not deserving of 1 and how the hell is Taylor Swift on the list? Whitney should be 1 - DCfnaf

The Contenders

11 Aretha Franklin Aretha Franklin Aretha 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.
12 Selena Gomez Selena Gomez Selena 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.
13 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 is "well known" for her over-the-top sexy more.

The biggest range ever in female pop music.

14 Karen Carpenter Karen Carpenter Karen Anne Carpenter was an American singer and drummer. She and her brother, Richard Carpenter, formed the 1970s duo Carpenters.

Karen Carpenter is Queen

Karen Carpenter has a beautiful Crystal clear voice that is absolutley loved by millions.

I say '' the voice''

15 Stevie Nicks Stevie Nicks Stephanie Lynn "Stevie" Nicks is an American singer and songwriter, best known for her work with Fleetwood Mac and an extensive solo career, which collectively have produced over forty Top 50 hits and sold over 140 million albums.
16 Barbra Streisand Barbra Streisand Barbara Joan Streisand, known professionally as Barbra Streisand, is an American singer, songwriter, actress, and filmmaker.
17 Alison Krauss Alison Krauss
18 Gwen Stefani Gwen Stefani
19 Sarah Brightman Sarah Brightman

Agnetha had a nice voice before Abba split and she disappeared into reclusive obscurity, but Sarah Brightman is simply phenomenal, whether singing pop or opera, or a combination of the two, as she is able to do like no other.

Makes Whitney Houston sound like an amateur.

She is the most talented female singer of all time and I wasnt surprised when I found out that she was number one on this list.

20 Cass Elliot

I wish Cass Elliot was born on September 2 1936 and was murdered on April 29 1964

I hate Mama Cass so much! Her voice drives me crazy 😝. I’m very happy that jerk is dead

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