Best Female Singers of All Time


The Contenders: Page 8

141 Pat Benatar Pat Benatar Patricia Mae Andrzejewski, known professionally by her stage name Pat Benatar, is an American singer, songwriter, and four time Grammy Award winner.

The most amazing vocal range of all time. Listen to her belt out the rockers like Hell is for Children, Fire and Ice & Heartbreaker then listen to the high notes in We Live For Love. And i thought no-one could do a great cover of Wuthering Heights, i thought no-one would even dare try, but This little lady proved me wrong on both counts

No question, she has more power, range and clarity than any female singer to date. Listen closely to what she does with her voice. Nobody equals Pat... Nobody. 95% of the singers out there are not qualified to carry her microphone.

No one can touch her for range. She's trained in Opera for heaven's sake. If you want to say some other female singer has better songs.. that's fine. But if we're only talking about voice quality.. I don't see how she's not #1.

It me with your best shot

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142 Elena Siegman

, she may just sing songs for Call of Duty zombies but she rocks at singing! BEST SINGER ever, EVER! I'M HER BIGGEST FAN EVER! My favorite song of hers is coming home or abracadabra. X

143 Elizabeth Gillies Elizabeth Gillies Elizabeth Egan "Liz" Gillies is an American actress and singer. She appeared in several television series and commercials, before acquiring her first significant role prior to her 17th birthday, playing Jade West on the television series Victorious.

Her voice is amazing, she gives her soul every time she sings

Her voice is an amazing but I still love her attiude and everything that she does,

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144 M.I.A. M.I.A. Mathangi 'Maya' Arulpragasam, better known by her stage name M.I.A., is an English hip hop recording artist, director, visual artist, activist, record producer, photographer, fashion designer and model.

Very nice singer and rapper. her songs are meaningful and she makes her music video about fighting for the rights of women in arabic countries where they are not able to drive.
Check out her music video : MIA-Bad Girls and PaperPlanes

145 Laura Branigan Laura Branigan Laura Ann Branigan was an American singer, songwriter, and actress known for her powerful, husky alto singing voice which spanned four octaves.

I don't even like pop or rock music (I like R&B) but no doubt Laura was insanely amazing in every way with her voice in music. Never to be forgotten!!! Her death not long ago really hurt me, and many others too - DragonSlayer

Just go to YouTube or Google Laura's name. I still get blown away by her one of a kind and amazing voice. Her song "Gloria" just can't be sung any better by anyone. A lot of singers have remade her songs. All classics but no one can do it better.

My favorite always and forever! Her voice had a richness to it singing high or low! Never in a million years is an amazing emotional song. Her dance songs lifted your spirit!


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146 Jewel Jewel

Way down the list? Really? See her live and you will put her at the top of the list.

Uhh... Where is Jewel? You had to of made a blatant mistake? She is absolutely top 10 if not 5

Would definitely put her in the top 15. She has an incredible vocal range.

145? Is that a sick joke? Top 25 All-Time Easy!

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147 Dionne Warwick Dionne Warwick Marie Dionne Warrick is an American singer, actress and TV-show host, who became a United Nations Global Ambassador for the Food and Agriculture Organization, and a United States Ambassador of Health.

My favorite singer. Almost all her songs are wonderful. The Look Of Love, Valley Of The Dolls, etc. She is better than any one. I appreciate her songs that were sung when she was very young like in the 60s or 70s.

Long list of hits, doesn't need the psychic network

Anyone who has a heart just NEEDS her, or they'll "never get to Heaven."

Number 1, bar none

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148 Azealia Banks Azealia Banks Azealia Amanda Banks is an American rapper, singer and songwriter. Raised in the Harlem neighborhood of New York City, Banks began releasing music through MySpace in 2008, eventually being signed to XL Recordings at age 17. After releasing her debut single "212" to commercial success, she secured a more.

Azealia Banks is horrible she dissed beyonce iggy azalea rihanna katy perry lady gaga nicki minaj taylor swift pharell Miley Cyrus ti

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

selena was an amazing singer, she had the whole package, looks, voice, energy, dancing and def the personality, she cared more about her family, friends and fans, more than anything in the world, she truly love everything and everyone, she was really down to earth and she was the most nicest person alive, if she were alive today, she would have been bigger than any celebrity thats out there today, she didnt care about fame or fortune, she cared about people and their love, she cared about everything, R.I.P selena, i miss u soo much and i love u sooo much, u will forever be remembered by ur music, in the hearts of ur family, friends and fans forever, u will forever live on, selena vive!!

Given the things that Selena achieved in her all-too-short but incredible career - things such as being the only female artist in history to occupy 5 spots on the charts at the same time, being the first and only artist in her genre to debut at number 1, and being an artist who is responsible for a type of music being known worldwide - things that no other artist on this list can claim - she should be at the number 1 spot based on her accomplishments ALONE, not to mention that she was also the most versatile in terms of musical styles.

Selena had a voice that has to be heard to be believed - its beauty can't really be described - and it was 100% God-given.She never took 1 "vocal coaching" session.Same with her dance moves - she was completely "self-taught".And, her stage presence was incredible- absolutely captivating. Add to this her humility despite her great fame, her genuine love for her fans (not just their money),her kindness and generousity, and the fact that she was extremely community-oriented - working at shelters for abused women, talking to children about the dangers of substance abuse, etc. - and you have some of the reasons why Selena gets my vote. SELENA FOREVER!

HOW IS SHE 151 has anyone heard Selena sing, she has inspired tons of singers, her voice is that of an angel, she was an amazing performer and NEVER lip synced like other stars that are above her on this list. Was a fashion designer and won a grammy at age 22, she had hits and soul. She wasn't in it for the fame or money but for out of love for music and for performing which is incredible, people voting against her take a moment to truly understand the beauty that was Selena Quintanilla-Perez

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151 Fergie Fergie Stacy Ann "Fergie" Ferguson is an American singer, songwriter, fashion designer, television host, and actress.

Best singer in my opinion, unique voice with a bit of rasp, if you listen to her performances on "Gettin over you" "barracuda" and "Finally" you'd agree.

She is the best of the best SHE NEEDS TO BE 1 she desverves it! I can't think of anyone else who deserves it more than her! I know I'm not the only one who thinks that and we need to vote for her I know shes not that popular right now but shes working on a solo album and I know for a fact its gonna be even better than The Dutchess!

So why are silly talentless little girls like Miley Cyrus and cher lloyd higher than her?

Please hear her song acoustic big girls don't cry. You will know how amazing she is.

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152 Lorde Lorde Ella Marija Lani Yelich-O'Connor, better known by her stage name Lorde, is a New Zealand singer-songwriter.

Her lyrics may be hard to understand but she lives just like normal people. And being signed at such a young age, she is amazing. Her meaningful lyrics catches the attention of just about anyone who listens to her

Her lyrics are meaningful and don't just spew crap about naked women or a dumb schoolboy crush. In 2013 we had songs like "white teeth teens" and "400 lux" by Lorde. A year ago we had "Sorry" by Justin Bieber. Screw our generation of music!

Love her. If she keeps doing what she's doing, and progressing she'll become one of the greatest ever, and she'll always be the greatest in my mind.

Very unique for a mainstream star.

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153 Nana Mouskouri

Yes, at the very top of any list. Why have these other singers mentioned not even approached the sales of Nana. Singing anything from Tex Ritter's High Noon to Pop, Classical, or even Opera in perhaps a dozen languages. Was once voted the most beautiful voice in the world. - geo

An often forgot about talent who has some of the highest grossing record sales in the world. Sings in many languages and a class act.

Incredible range, and in more than one language. The time she spent singing all. Over the world was a tribute to her talent.

Listen to her jazz recordings, and many more.

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154 KT Tunstall

I know she only been in the mainstream for awhile to be one of the best of all time but she's really a great artist. Her debut album Eye to the telescope, definitely earns her a spot.

Best singer ever. Best songs by her:
1. Black Horse And A Cherry Tree
2. Other Side of the World
3. Miniture Disasters
4. Suddenly I See
5. Girl And The Ghost

She is so much better than all those dumb singers that are in the top ten right now like Rihanna, Katy Perry, and Miley Cyrus. Those people are all auto tune, no talent. KT shows some real talent in her music. Eye To The Telescope really should have earned her a place in the top ten. Her Acoustic Extravaganza is also pretty good. She doesn't only sing, but plays the guitar in her songs! Is that talent or what?

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155 Agnes Monica

she is a wonderful artist
she has a wonderful voice and dancing skill
she can sing with very high tone and she the best artist in indonesia

her song, dance, voice more better, and harder than Britney, if she can to breaking international music. I believe she can to be your idol. 'PARALYZED' is new song, for start to go international

She is the representation of combination of talent, obsession, dream and more than the power of dream. Her song is very commercial, her voice is very cool. She is a real entertain in the world. Love AGNES MONICA

She is very good you shuld knw

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156 Belinda Carlisle Belinda Carlisle Belinda Jo Carlisle is an American singer who gained worldwide fame as the lead vocalist of the Go-Go's, one of the most successful all-female bands of all time.

She gained worldwide fame as the lead vocalist of the Go-Gos, considered to be the most succesful all-female band of all time and the first such group whose members wrote their own songs and played their own instruments.
Later she went on to a succesful solo career with hits Mad About You, Heaven Is A Place On Earth, I Get Weak, Leave A Light On, Summer Rain, Live Your Life Be Free...

Highway robbery, Cannot believe how far she is. talent is not being recognized.

157 Skylar Grey Skylar Grey Holly Brook Hafermann, who goes by the stage name Skylar Grey, is an American singer and songwriter from Mazomanie, Wisconsin.

Are you kidding me? Go and hear I need a doctor, words, I know you and coming home right now! Here her voice! It's time skylar grey got the recognition she should've gotten years ago!

She has such a clear and beautiful voice how can she be this low. I mean listen to her songs they are such good

So beautiful. Her voice took my breath away!

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158 Jamie Grace

The best singer I have ever heard and I think she should at least be in the top 20. Puh-lease! She is just 22, college senior and still she can manage singing and her work and get good grades. She is the best singer of all time! - corraglimmer7

159 Kate Walsh Kate Walsh
160 Emeli Sandé Emeli Sandé

What's a list without Emeli? Best singer ever, gives me the chills where Charice does not

Love her voice, wish she were ranked higher.

Better than Selena, Demi, Bieber and Britney combined

I don't like some of her songs but there is no arguing, WOW this lady can sing!

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