Best Female Singers of 2018

Who deserves to be known as the best Female singer for 2018?

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 .

No other singer can capture the soul and emotion of her audience like Jackie Evancho. After Seven albums reaching #1 on Billboard's Classical Chart, Gold and Platinum sellers, and a list of accomplishments in the music world only something like Wikipedia can keep track, Jackie has earned the respect and admiration of millions of people. - Buggy01

Jackie Evancho is one of the rare artists that uses her entire talents all the time, the emotion she transmits with her singing is sensational to say the least, her live performances are totally alive with her spirit. her hand movements, her expressions, her Aurora and last but not least her Energy Field is felt by the whole audience, its magic to be included in her life when she is performing live.

Gifted and innovative with a signature high note at the end of some of her songs. Must be heard to believed. Also her hands "dance" with the music. Still hasn't peaked.

She is so beautifull

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2 Amira Willighagen

Judging between a mezzo (Jackie Evancho) and a soprano (Amira) is an apples and oranges kind of thing. They sing pretty much the same repertoire, and one voice may fit one song better for one song and the other sound better for another song. For this reason, I generally don't like competitions between musicians. There's room in this ugly world for many beautiful voices! My ear favors the richness of the mezzo voice, and I am torn in choosing between the two. However, I will cast my vote for Amira solely on my observation that she has a slight edge in stage presence.

The natural ability of Amira sets her apart for all other singers, having such a pure and perfect voice only comes along once in a millennium. There are other great singers in different styles which demands different usage of their voices but if you are looking for the quality of tone, pitch and control there is no one better than Amira. Her voice penetrates the heart and soul of the listener that brings out an emotional response of joy, love and peace. This is her gift, this is what she was given to share with the world, and I think the world is a better place because of her

So many extraordinarily talented ladies, that choosing only one is difficult, but Amira's voice is just so incredibly beautiful, and combined with her ease of stage presence and perfect delivery every time, Amira is a stand out performer.

Certainly the best voice. She deserves to win.

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3 Halsey Halsey Ashley Nicolette Frangipane, known by her stage name Halsey, is an American singer and songwriter. She was born on September 29, 1994 in New Jersey. She started her career by releasing songs on SoundCloud, and now she is a popular alt-pop singer with hits like Bad At Love and Now Or Never.

From "Badlands" the definition of a raged lady trapped in a mental state without escape to "hopeless fountain kingdom" a wonderful story of love with an alike concept to romeo and juliet.

I'm impressed she's so high

She is so good

Raspy and unique voice.She's so real,i really like her!

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4 Alessia Cara Alessia Cara

Comparing the pop singers on this list with the classical singers is like comparing Toyota Camrys with Lamborghinis. Alessia is a sweet and talented girl, and deserved her Grammy win despite the naysayers, but next to Janeckova its not even close. As for Selena Gomez, Demi Lovato, etc compared to anybody who can actually sing, just no. Best thing would be for there to be a separate list for Best Pop Singers of 2018.

Love her song scars to your beautiful, so inspirational - Midnight_Summer

Love her voice it's so unique

Cannot compare with Janeckova, period. Not even close.

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5 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 and its spin-off show Sam & Cat. more.

I love Ariana grande she is amazing she has such a powerful voice and it is amazing I always listen to her

I love you Ariana but friend because I'm a girl and you're the best in the whole word you're the queen

She is no doubt the the best singer ever. Her vocals are #1. I love you Ari and I Love SWEETENER!

Ariana grande you are the best in the world girl you are

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6 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 more.

No. All she does is breakup songs. Grow up Taylor, it's hard to feel sorry for you: a famous singer who lives in a million dollar mansion, has thousands and thousands of fans and having a few pop star friends yourself. Still not as bad as Justin beiber, Rebecca Black or Nicki Minaj, she certainly doesn't deserve to be one of the best.

When her career is over she will be considered the greatest female singing artist of all time! Just wait and see! As far as record sales and concert ticket sales, no one was as successful as Taylor at the same age as her! She is SUPERWOMAN!

She's much better that most of the girls above, just saying

Taylor Swift is literally EVERYTING we wanted in life! She is such a sweetheart and I wish I could meet her one day! Her voice is so soothing and powerful! And this is one of the few artist that can actually sing good! Usually pop artist rely on auto tune to make their voices good nice. I’m so glad to be alive the same century as this amazing celebrity

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7 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 sings in alto. She is best known for her role as Alex Russo in Wizards of Waverly Place.

This is world best singer she is voice is best

Love her, she's perfect in every sense, best wishes to her

She is an amazing and inspiring person. Not just that her voice also awesome

I listen to her songs almost all the time!

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8 Patricia Janečková

Absolutely beautiful voice on this 19-year old, puts all of the so-called pop princesses and pop divas to shame. Ariana who?

Actively trains in voice and competes to track her progress. She also is involved in concerts or opera's usually every month and is getting good reviews Wish Patricia success and a long career

She works hard on her technique and it shows. She's going to be the best singer in the world.

Better than any pop singer.

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9 Emma Shapplin

Emma Shapplin still carries the genre of Electronic-pop into the 21st century. - Buggy01

10 Kesha Kesha 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

Kesha's vocals are better than 1/2 of the people on this list...just saying

Jackie Evancho and Sarah Brightman in 2018? - 445956

D**n straight Sarah Brightman in 2018. Kesha's current tour is playing modest 1200-3800 seat theaters, with Sarah Brightman's current tour playing, and selling out 12,000 seat arenas. Brightman at age 90 will still be better than the extremely average Kesha.

The Contenders

11 Dua Lipa Dua Lipa

I like the way you sing very catchy tunes

She is so talented I love her songs my favorite is new rules

Best singer ever

She is so hot

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12 Lauren Jauregui Lauren Jauregui Lauren Jauregui was born on June 27, 1996 and in Miami, Florida. Lauren Jauregui is part of the girl group Fifth Harmony who are known for songs like Worth it, Work From Home, Bo$$, Sledgehammer, and All In My Head (Flex). Two of their music videos (Work From Home and Worth It) have both hit one billion more.

I love lauren jauregui

She is best#Camren

13 Camilla Kerslake

Camilla Kerslake is an English classical crossover singer from London - Buggy01

14 Daya Daya Grace Martine Tandon, professionally known as Daya, is an American singer, songwriter, and record producer from Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

Daya's vocals are so powerful, and most of her songs are relatable. She's a gorgeous inspirational tone deaf female pop star and should be rocking high above this list in her otherwise underrated stardom.

15 Laura Bretan

The voice of the century! So powerful and moving, pure magic! This is an angel who came with a great mission in this world. Her aura has a natural healing power. She is truly amazing!

Her voice has magical spell. Listen once and addict to it

She is a fantastic singer with a wonderful voice and has an ability to express both emotion and explosivity.

Une future grande chanteuse lyrique. Une voix de soprano puissante capable de transmettre une grande émotion.

16 Yulia Maclean

Multi-platinum singing sensation. Just beautiful. - Buggy01

17 Camila Cabello Camila Cabello Camila Cabello (born March 3, 1997) is an American musician. Camila was best known for being part of the girl group Fifth Harmony. Fifth Harmony are known for songs like Worth It, Work From Home, All In My Head (Flex), Bo$, and Sledgehammer. Camila left Fifth Harmony in December, 2016.

Yet another autotune princess who can credit her stunning good looks for most of her success.

Dudes she should be in #1 like honestly her song Havana is THE BEST!

She's amazing she can sing any type of song-a slow one a fast one one that high one that's low...honestly she does singing great even with a partner

I like her singing a lot

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18 Mary-Jess Leaverland

You just have to go and check Mary-Jess Leaverland out. Outstanding! - Buggy01

19 Demi Lovato Demi Lovato

Did not care too much that her fans saved up concert ticket and travel money, the Heroin was much more important to her. She just canceled her entire 2018 tour to go to rehab. Can you say Amy Winehouse?

She is so inspirational. Her voice is so powerful. She is kind-hearted and thinks positively

Demi is one of the most inspiring ladies to me. May be a drug addict but she cares for her fans

She is amazing and an addiction is hard all she needs is time

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20 Hayley Westenra

Beautiful, golden-silk voice. Amazing. - Buggy01

Unbelievable that she is below Kesha.

21 Tayla Alexander

Tayla Alexander is a New Zealand singer. A very awesome singer. - Buggy01

22 Celine Dion Celine Dion Céline Marie Claudette Dion is a Canadian singer and businesswoman. She is best known for her song "My Heart Will Go On", which is the main theme of the 1997 film Titanic, which was the first film to gross $1 billion at the box office.

Celine Dion is an inspiration in the music industry and will go down in music history as a legend...

23 Grace Bawden

Grace Bawden is an Australian classical crossover singer, Probably the best they have ever witnessed. - Buggy01

24 Addison Agen

I've been fortunate enough to meet this amazing young artist and attend 2 concerts. She is an "old soul" with an incredible voice and she and her band are better than ever!

She should have won The Voice. Amazing singer.

I could listen to her sing the phone book!

€The Unicorn”, is the American Adele. We haven’t seen this kind of raw talent in a very long time’ The one to watch! Her album will be coning out soon!

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25 Elizabeth Marvelly

A soprano classical crossover vocalist from New Zealand. - Buggy01

26 Ellie Goulding Ellie Goulding Elena Jane "Ellie" Goulding is an British singer, songwriter and multi-instrumentalist, born on December 30th, 1986 in Hereford, England . She is most well-known in the U .S. for her singles "Lights," "Love Me Like You Do," "Burn," and has been featured in other songs with Calvin Harris and others . more.

She is far better than selena

My best singer ever

27 Miley Cyrus Miley Cyrus Miley Ray Cyrus is an American singer, songwriter, and actress. Miley Cyrus's voice is contralto. She became a teen idol starring as the character Miley Stewart in the Disney Channel television series Hannah Montana in 2006. Her father Billy Ray Cyrus also starred in the show.

You may hate her but can't say she's not talented.

She is the best

Once I hated her because of 2013 vmas but my lost love has come back. Again I fell in love with her songs.The way she sings and the voice she has! She's gifted.

I love you but 2018 is not yor year, I am gonna vote Ariana for now,

28 Beyonce Knowles Beyonce Knowles 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 more.

A dancer not a singer.

She is a legend.

She is hot - hot voice in a hot body.

queen bee

29 Floor Jansen Floor Jansen Floor Jansen is a Dutch singer-songwriter and vocal coach. She is currently vocalist of Nightwish and leader of Revamp.

Nigthwish is such a fabulous group! You want to hear talent, go no further!

30 Lauren Cimorelli

She's the best. Truly talented. - WinchesterGirl26

31 Jamie Grace

Jamie Grace is an amazing artist, awesomely written songs, beautiful voice. She is one of my favorite

32 Jadyn Rylee

Jadyn sings song that reach deep inside you. She is so young and already reaching millions of fans. I can't wait to see how her career grows.

Beautiful voice. An amazing future waiting for her.

33 Miréya Derksen

My what a voice

Great voice Mireya's version of Your Love is beautiful

She gas a beautifyl voice; was through the second round with Superstars (Gernany).

34 Connie Talbot Connie Talbot Connie Talbot (Born November 20th, 2000) is an English child singer, who rose to fame as a finalist on the first season of Britain's Got Talent. She is currently active as an independent music artist on YouTube.

She has the sweetest voice

U r the best

35 Kim Tae-yeon Kim Tae-yeon

She has the best vocal I have ever heard and one of the most known kpop singer all over the world - sammilovearmyandbts

36 Ahlam Ahlam Ahlam Ali Al Shamsi, commonly known as Al Maleka "The Queen" Ahlam is an Emirati singer from UAE who has an outstanding vocal range. She is known for her strong personality and outspoken nature. She is an idol for women and a good friend to many celebrities.
37 Rihanna Rihanna Robyn Rihanna Fenty is a Barbadian 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 more.
38 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.

This looks more like a popularity contest than a talent list.

39 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.
40 Sterre van Boxtel

For such a tiny nation, Netherlands has a number of fine singers on this list. Sterre is the youngest, and in my opinion the finest of all of them.

Comparing Sterre van Boxtel with the other young Dutch girl, Amira Willighagen, you will find van Boxtel's tone much smoother, and her delivery more on-key. Better overall.

41 Sarah Brightman Sarah Brightman

Getting up there at age 57, but she was the finest voice of her generation, and was still putting the likes of Christina Aguilera and Beyoncé under the table until at least age 50. Still doing boffo sellout tour dates right into late 2017.

42 Lexi Walker
43 Hollyn Hollyn Holly Marie Miller, who goes by the stage name Hollyn, is a mixture of Pop, R&B, and a Singer and Songwriter of Christian music.

One of the best singers I've ever heard!

44 Alissa White-Gluz Alissa White-Gluz Alissa White-Gluz is a Canadian vocalist, best known as the former lead vocalist and one of the founding members of the Canadian metal band, The Agonist, and current lead vocalist for the Swedish melodic death metal group, Arch Enemy.

Actually has talent unlike so many pop singers. - JordanFireStar

45 Sissel Kyrkjebø
46 Lauren Mayberry Lauren Mayberry Lauren Eve Mayberry (born 7 October 1987) is a Scottish singer, songwriter, and journalist. She is best known as the frontwoman and lead vocalist of the Scottish synthpop band Chvrches. In the band, Mayberry co-produces, co-writes, and sings as the lead vocalist, while also playing drums and keyboards. more.
47 Renee Fleming
48 Chloe Agnew Chloe Agnew
49 Natalie Rushdie
50 Anna Netrebko Anna Netrebko
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