Best Female R&B Artists


The Top Ten

1 Brandy Norwood

Generally my favorite female singer of all time.

She was awesome in the 90's, but I don't know what happened to here after that. - IceAlpha

2 Mary J Blige

I love Mary J. Blige. Strong woman, great lyrics, and even greater voice. - Britgirl

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3 Mariah Carey Mariah Carey Mariah Carey is an American singer, songwriter, record producer, and actress. She won 5 Grammys, got her documentary movie "Glitter" and also one of the biggest best-selling women in the music industry. more.

Will she was only good during the 00's. - IceAlpha

4 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 more.
5 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.
6 Angie Stone
7 Janet Jackson 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.
8 Ashanti Ashanti Ashanti Shequoiya Douglas, known simply as Ashanti, is an American singer, songwriter, record producer, dancer and actress.

Thanks to R Kelly who made here famous. - IceAlpha

9 Mya Mya
10 Anita Baker

The Contenders

11 Patti LaBelle Patti LaBelle Patricia Louise Holt-Edwards better known under the stage name Patti LaBelle, is an American singer, author, actress, and entrepreneur.
12 Fantasia
13 Ciara Ciara V 1 Comment
14 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.
15 Kelly Price
16 Aaliyah Aaliyah 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. more.
17 Park Bom
18 Jennifer Lopez Jennifer Lopez Jennifer Lynn Lopez, also known as J. Lo, is an American singer, actress, dancer, fashion designer, author and producer.

She is getting hotter every decade. - IceAlpha

19 Jill Scott
20 Lauryn Hill Lauryn Hill
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Top Remixes

1. Jennifer Hudson
2. Brandy Norwood
3. Nicole Scherzinger
1. Nicole Scherzinger
2. Jennifer Hudson
3. Mariah Carey
1. Brandy Norwood
2. Janet Jackson
3. Ashanti



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