Best Female Singers of All Time


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301 Clare Torry Clare Torry Clare Torry is a British singer best known for performing the wordless vocals on the song "The Great Gig in the Sky" by the group Pink Floyd on their 1973 album The Dark Side of the Moon.

Five words: Great Gig in the Sky. If you haven't listened to it, do.

302 Hetty Koes Endang

The Most Outstanding Performance at 1977 World Popular Song Festival in Budokan Hall Tokyo Japan.

One of the greatest Female Vocal that was ever born in Indonesia. Becaming the first Indonesian winning singer competition in 1977 World Popular Song Festival in Budokan Hall Tokyo Japan. Then she got The Best Singer in 1983 Vina Del Maar Song Competition in Chile South America. She is very popular in Netherlands, Europe, where there are many people having nostalgical memory to Colonial Era with the ethnics song, Kroncong that has Portuguese Influence

Best Singer in 1983 Vina Del Mar Song Competition in Chile South America.

With the song "Sayang" composed by Titiek Hamzah, she won best singer at the 1983 Chile International Song Festival.

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303 Elkie Brooks

Elkie Brooks vocal ability is clear to all those that have good hearing. Still touring and recording, this singer is sounding better than ever. There are so many singers on this list that are a joke. Elkie is the best singer the U. K has ever produced.

Really! Can this list be taken seriously? Elkie Brooks should be way higher. So many other name on this list that really cannot be considered singers. Elkie Brooks has an amazing voice. Whatever she sings is fantastic. So many singers look up to her. She is a true inspiration to other singers. The best female singer the U.K. has ever produced.

Elkie Brooks is the best female singer EVER to come out of the U.K.
Her vocal talents are amazing. Her live concerts are a must. She still recording and touring, sounding better than ever.
She is highly respected in the music world.

What an amazing singer. Her concerts are fab, a must see live.

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304 Gloria Estefan Gloria Estefan Gloria Estefan is a Cuban singer who currently resides in the United States. She is known for fronting the Latin pop band Miami Sound Machine and for several solo songs.

The most underrated singer of all time. She has been consistent throughout her long career covering a number of different styles of music and here she is at 408? Sure she might not be the best - but there is at least 400+ pieces of crap on this list above her.

Bizarre that so many other average or less than average singers sit above Gloria. Gloria is one of the best singers of all time.

you have touched many hearts

415? Top 10 for sure. Stunning voice and beautiful too.

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305 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).

Nawal is the best

306 Doris Day Doris Day Doris Day, born Doris Mary Ann Kappelhoff (April 3, 1922 or 1924) is a retired American actress and singer, and continuing animal welfare activist.

The dummies think of her only as an actress, failing to realize she started out with the Big Bands... Les Brown and others. That's if they even think of her at all, but this gal was the whole package and she dominated her era like no one has since. Don't believe me... Just look up her awards and chart success. Not only was her voice spot on but her phrasing and song interpretation were impeccable. And to think the likes of Miley Cyrus are considered great singers... No wonder this world is in the shape it is.

One of the greatest singer of the Great American Songbook. Perfect pitch, interpretation, vibrato and a tone clear as bell. Besides, the biggest selling female singer in the 50's. She had the third most-selling album in the 50's (first by a female artist). The greatest!

Doris Day Is The Best Singer In The Whole World. No-ones Voice Will Ever Compare To Hers Because She Has Such A Distinctive And Beautiful Voice. Love You So Much Doris..!

I really fell in love with this woman, she is beautiful, has a wonderful voice and her songs and films will go on and on. She put feeling into her songs, you could listen them all night and picture her on stage. Such a wonderful person.

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307 Elis Regina

Elis Regina (March 17, 1945 - January 19, 1982) was a singer of Brazilian popular music who achieved great success and recognition during her lifetime. She remains one of the most popular and beloved stars in Brazil.

Elis has everything, but I'd like to highlight her versatility and the way she could live all the song's emotion in her interpretation. Indeed, one of the best singers of all time.

Elis is one of the best singers ever. She has a voice that can be recognized so easily like Karen Carpenters. so beautiful

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308 Carole King Carole King Carole King is an American composer and singer-songwriter. She is the most successful female songwriter of the latter half of the 20th century in the USA, having written or co-written 118 pop hits on the Billboard Hot 100 between 1955 and 1999. King also wrote 61 hits that charted in the UK, making more.

This is a legendary woman singer and her songs are great. You won't find another Carole king in the world like her. She is remembered for the brilliant lyrics she wrote. that really made music what it is today I mean she's lovely.

Carole King is an ultimate legend, not the most striking but such passion and soul she puts into her work. Its disgraceful how low down she is

Excellent songwriter, piano player, singer of the 60's. She has a raspy voice and earthy style.

Great great performer, should be way way up in the list!

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309 Linda Eder

Linda Eder has been compared to Barbra Streisand and Judy Garland by some of the toughest critic's in the world. Her voice is truly like no one else.

Such rich pure velvety tones to her a voice with a tremendous range that can carry you on a journey like no other.

An outstanding talent; was the winner 11 weeks in a row on the TV program "Star Search. " Often compared to Barbra Streisand

One of the most amazing singers I have ever heard

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310 Rita Ora Rita Ora Rita Sahatçiu Ora is a British singer and actress . Her debut studio album, Ora, released in 2012, debuted at number one in the United Kingdom . She dated Rob Kardashian .

Not only is she super beautiful she has had 3 hits and a bubbly personality and has worked with great artists like Drake
Tine tempah
and other great artists
not to mention her style which I must say is so fresh!

She's got her own modern fashion that's why she's mainly famous and her voice is good.

The best vocal ever

I love Rita Ora she is SO amazing she is underatted but why she should win grammy's

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312 Mahalia Jackson

The greatest lady gospel singer, listen to her rendition of "O Holy Night" and tell me she should not be at the top of this list.

Unbelievable quality. Power and softness, strength and sensitivity. Surely the best gospel singer of all time. Even Aretha Frankin nag at her funeral.

The strongest and most melodic singers in the world are in the gospel genre of music! CeCe Winans, Mary Mary, Mahalia Jackson, Tamela Mann and Karen Clarke Sheard can sure make the hairs on my neck stand! Can anyone say Amen!

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313 Toni Gonzaga Toni Gonzaga Celestine Cruz Gonzaga-Soriano, better known as Toni Gonzaga, is a Filipino singer, television host, actress and comedian.

one of THe most talented lady in her generation... can dance, act, host and most especially SING... the recently crowned CONCERT PRINCESS!.. when she had her concert recently she definitely brought the house down!... one of THE MOST SOUGHT AFTER FILIPINA SINGER...

Toni Gonzaga is the screen name of Celestine Cruz Gonzaga, who is one of the most ravishing Filipina actresses and is also a pleasant and popular television host and she also know as the ONE and ONLY Ultimate Multimedia Star, no other than Toni Gonzaga!

314 Haris Alexiou

She is simply the best Greek singer. Byzantine throat, marvellous atmoshperic songs... Just go listen to her... I suggest "theos an einai" or "ola se thumizoun" in live performance ofc... Deserves to be in the top 5. -

Deserves much higher rank in this list

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315 Alexandra Stan

I am pretty sure that more people know about her then we really think this girl has some real talent al you need is to have a breakthrough song and then all her other songs should and wil be number 1 hits all over the world I love alexandra stan!

WOW took me long enough to fing her anyway people have you ever heard of mr saxobeat yeah it was a record breaking song in Europe plus it was so good it even charted in Canada ane usa now that is amazing plus other songs by her lemonade... Get back... One million... Lollipop

She makes very good music that can be boarder braking like mr saxobeat if that is not talent well then wake up!

She deserves to be in top 10!

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316 Cassandra Wilson
317 S. Janaki

Janaki is mother of all Indian singer she is queen of melody.

318 Katherine Jenkins

There's not even a word brilliant enough to describe Katherine. She is beautiful, as is her amazing voice! Classical cross-over singer, T.V. show host, model, she's sang for the troops... What else can you want! LOVE HER

Katherine is the UK's No 1 these days, and one of the best in the world. Irrespective of whether or not you like her classical style, there is no doubt about the quality of her voice.

She's brilliant and should definitely be higher on this list! Her rendition of the song Love Never Dies is spectacular!

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319 Selena Selena Selena Quintanilla-Pérez was an American singer, songwriter, spokesperson, actress, and fashion designer.

Great singer lost in the prime of her life!

A beautiful and extremely talented artist whose legacy is unmatched. Despite being gone for over 20 years, she continues to win awards and have chart-topping albums. She put Tejano music on the forefront after her passing, and showed the world that being a female in a male-dominated genre should never hold you back from following your dreams. Selena, te quiero mucho.

Selena was unique had a great heart and that's what made her the best.

She's a beautiful Spanish singer

320 Bianca Ryan

Bianca has the power, range, control, versatility and most importantly the heart and soul that makes her a truly brilliant vocalist. Only 11 when she won America's got Talent,she is even more impressive today at 14. She is very kind, generous and humble as well. She certainly deserves to be in the top 10 best female singers. - r5lark

Bianca has been recognised as one of the most talented vocalists in the world, by Quincy Jones, Simon Cowell, David Foster, Diane Warren, Walter Afanasieff and many others.
The last two have written songs for her. Her stunning ability is
recognized the world over. - r5lark

Bianca Ryan really inspired me to sing! I'm 11 and I went to one of her concerts and she told me to always believe in myself and really encouraged me to follow my dreams and I think she is the best singer in the world but not only is she a singer, I think of her as a real person and not just a celebrity so I'm voting for her! I LOVE YOU BANCA RYAN! - musicismylife334


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