Female Singers With the Most Unique Voices


The Top Ten

1 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.

A pure gift to music

2 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.

If you love Amy Lee's voice, then you have a great taste in music. - Kiteretsunu

Amy's voice is really really beautiful and unique voice. Sometimes she's voice is so deep, sometimes angry. But very unique voice and she is a voice that does not belong to any woman.

Laugh out loud, She is the best, most unique voice ever.

Most angelic voice of all time. I love her SO MUCH!

3 Björk Björk Björk Guðmundsdóttir, known mononymously as Björk, is an Icelandic singer and songwriter. She is most famous for her eclectic music styles and experimentation on electronic pop music.
4 Cher Cher Cher is an American singer and actress. Her song Believe was the first song to use autotune. Described as embodying female autonomy in a male-dominated industry, she is known for her distinctive contralto singing voice and for having worked in numerous areas of entertainment, as well as adopting a variety ...read more.
5 Shirley Bassey Shirley Bassey Dame Shirley Veronica Bassey is a Welsh singer whose career began in the mid-1950s, best known both for her powerful voice and for recording the theme songs to the James Bond films Goldfinger, Diamonds Are Forever, and Moonraker.
6 Agnes Monica
7 Yma Sumac Yma Sumac
8 Sarah Brightman Sarah Brightman Sarah Brightman is an English classical crossover soprano, actress, musician, songwriter, conductor, and dancer.

She truly has the voice of an angel

9 Perrie Edwards Perrie Edwards Perrie Louis Edwards is an English singer and a member of Little Mix who won the X Factor 2011. She is known for her strong and deep voice who inspired everyone during Little Mix's X Factor performances and during their Salute Tour. In Little Mix's songs: Move, Turn Your Face, Good Enough, Secret Love ...read more.

I agree that Amy should be number 1(no body can have a voice as haunting and as light as hers) but seriously, Perrie should be doing' at number 2 or 3 at most. Ever heard of a voice as thick, powerful and deep as hers?

Haha! Her voice is very unique! I think this girl has a secret of how to be a unique. So, I think, she deserves to be a number 1! - Gurarinas

I love this girl group and perrie's voice. It stands out and that is a good thing. I also love Adele too

Perrie Edward is the best singer then Amy Lee,IT IS TERRIBLE MISTAKEN

10 Marina and the Diamonds Marina and the Diamonds Marina Lambrini Diamandis, better known by her stage name "Marina and The Diamonds", is a Welsh singer-songwriter. Born in Bryn Mawr and raised in nearby Pandy, she moved to London as a teenager in order to achieve her dream of being a singer. She's known for her unique style of writing, and impersonating ...read more.

Yesss! Marina has an amazingly unique voice. Her pitch changes from low to high so fast and with ease, her voice is amazing, I just love love love her

The Contenders

11 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.

Her singing voice is not your regular voice that we black folk mostly have... Its amazingly unique

12 Assala Nasri Assala Nasri Assala is a Syrian musical artist that is known for her strong vocal abilities and powerhouse performances. Assala was born in Damascus, Syria.
13 Kate Bush Kate Bush
14 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.

Greatest singer.

World's best female vocalist

15 Sia Sia

Sis should be in top ten, never have I heard a voice so incredible and Vibrant as hers. It's bold and unique, her song lyrics are also very meaningful, they aren't corny unlike those other sappy love songs all about breakups done by other artists. SIA RULES!

She has a voice like no other

16 Aretha Franklin Aretha Franklin Aretha Louise Franklin (March 25, 1942 - August 16, 2018) was an American singer, songwriter and pianist. She began her career as a child singing gospel at New Bethel Baptist Church in Detroit, Michigan, where her father, C. L. Franklin, was minister.

Why the hell is she not first?

17 Agnetha Faltskog Agnetha Faltskog

The one and the only

18 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.

The moment this remarkable young lady starts to sing, there is no doubt as to who it is.

Jackie if I don't go to most purest voices you can understand every word she says and the way she holds a melody better than anyone I've heard including women much older than she is she sang the national anthem and and I've never heard that saying better

Jackie's voice has unmistakable richness and purity. - BobG

19 Annie Lennox Annie Lennox
20 Madonna Madonna Madonna Louise Ciccone, known professionally as Madonna, 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 ...read more.
21 Lana Del Rey Lana Del Rey Lana Del Rey is a California based singer, songwriter, and model who currently resides in Malibu, California. She was born under the name Elizabeth Woolridge Grant to entrepreneur Robert England Jr. and Patricia Ann Hill in rural Lake Placid, New York on June 21, 1985. She has two siblings, Chuck and ...read more.

Her voice is only one. The most unique female singer in the industry

22 Jade Thirwall

Jade has a beautiful voice, great technique and her high notes are just incredible.

23 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 . ...read more.

What Is Ellie not doing on this list? When the radio plays Lights, Burn, Anything Could Happen, Love Me Like You Do or any other song by her, you know from the moment she starts singing, it's her. That gorgeous and haunting husky, raspy, whispery timbre has and always will be Ellie's thing to cherish. She also has a range that nearly spans 4 octaves (A2-F#6) and a gorgeous voice altogether. Yeah, some people are crazy!

Listening to Beating Heart right now

24 Dido Dido Dido Florian Cloud de Bounevialle O'Malley Armstrong, known as Dido, is a British singer and songwriter.
25 Nawal El Kuwaitia Nawal El Kuwaitia Nawal El Kuwaitia is a well-known female singer and musical icon in the Middle East. Nawal studied at the Music Institute in Kuwait. She is known as Shaikhat Al Tarab (The Queen of Classic Music) and Qaitharat Al Khaleej (Harp of Khaliji Song).
26 Tina Turner Tina Turner Tina Turner, née Anna Mae Bullock, is a singer, dancer, actress and author, whose career has spanned more than half a century, earning her widespread recognition and numerous awards.
27 Sherine Sherine Sherine Ahmed Abdel Wahhab, mononymously known as Sherine, is an Egyptian singer and actress. Sherine was born in 1980 in Cairo, Egypt. She is one of the four coaches in the the Arabic version of The Voice. Nicknamed the Queen of feelings, she serves as one of the jury members.
28 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.

PUT HER HIGHER - Perrywinks

29 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.
30 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. ...read more.

I’ve always known her as the QUEEN just like Nicki Minaj she has a unique voice of all time without autotune she has the most wonderful voice and by the way I was at the concert that had the bombs or what ever they were but I’m ok now but ari of ir reading this your A QUEEN

31 Shakira Shakira Shakira Isabel Mebarak Ripoll is a Colombian-Spanish singer, songwriter, dancer, record producer, choreographer, and model.
32 Dani Cimorelli
33 Jesy Nelson

A lot of people are mistaking unique for really talented. Jesy is very talented with her voice but try to find me someone with a voice like Jesy’s

34 Ann Wilson Ann Wilson Ann Dustin Wilson is an American musician, best known as the lead singer and songwriter of the hard rock band Heart.

Fantastic singer and definitely unique.

35 Sunidhi Chauhan Sunidhi Chauhan Sunidhi Chauhan is an Indian playback singer. Born in Delhi, she began performing in local gatherings at the age of four and made her career debut at the age of 13, with the film Shastra.
36 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.
37 Ruth B Ruth B

2 words... Lost Boy - Perrywinks

38 Carrie Underwood Carrie Underwood Carrie Marie Underwood is an American singer, songwriter, and actress. She rose to fame as the winner of the fourth season of American Idol, in 2005. Her debut album, Some Hearts, was released in 2005.
39 Shania Twain Shania Twain Shania Twain is a Canadian singer and songwriter. She has sold over 100 million records, making her the best-selling female artist in country music history and among the best-selling music artists of all time.
40 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.
41 Jennifer Price
42 Mindy Jones
43 Janis Joplin Janis Joplin Janis Joplin (1943-1970) was an American singer who rose to fame as the main singer of acid band Big Brother and the Holding Company. She was known for her eccentric hippie style and psychedelic rock music.
44 Aria Tesolin
45 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.

Don't know anyone else beside Arians Grande who can hit notes like her... Mariah is amazing

I don't get it why nobody votes Mariah. Her whispery tone is difficult to be imitated(even the wannabe Mariah, Ariana fails to imitate becoming a botched product) as well as her whistle register which is unique. Most people singing Mariah's songs for auditions have different voices, either too sopranotic or mezzo- sopranotic which does not suit Mariah's vocals.

46 Jessica Jung Jessica Jung Jessica Sooyoun Jung was born on April 18, 1989. Known professionally as Jessica, she is an American singer, actress, and businesswoman currently based in South Korea. She is a former member of South Korean girl group Girls' Generation. In 2014, she established her apparel fashion brand, Blanc & Eclare. ...read more.

Her voice is like a kid

47 Annie Haslam
48 Melanie
49 Janet Devlin

Janet Devlin deserves to be on this list. her voice is easily identifiable. once you hear her song on the radio you know its hers. if you don't know who she is, she rose to fame during her time on the x factor. (watch her audition you won't regret it I swear. ) also her song wonderful is my fave right now.

50 Leigh-Anne Pinnock
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1. Björk
2. Cher
3. Amy Winehouse
1. Amy Lee
2. Agnes Monica
3. Sarah Brightman
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