Greatest Veteran Female Song Belters of The 20th Century
The Contenders: Page 2
21 Bette Midler
Helen Folasade Adu, known professionally as Sade Adu or simply Sade, is an English singer-songwriter, composer, arranger, and record producer.
23 Ella Fitzgerald
Ella Jane Fitzgerald was an American jazz singer often referred to as the First Lady of Song, Queen of Jazz and Lady Ella.
She is simply the best... Period.
24 Taylor Dayne
25 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.
Died so young before she could turn all that hard living into musical phrasing that could take you straight to hell or heaven.
26 Chaka Khan
Chaka Khan is an American singer-songwriter whose career has spanned four decades, beginning in the 1970s as the frontwoman and focal point of the funk band Rufus.
27 Florence Ballard
28 Linda Eder
Cher is an American singer and actress. 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 of styles and appearances during her five-decade-long ...read more.
30 Martina McBride
31 Linda Ronstadt
Linda Maria Ronstadt is an American popular music singer. She has earned 11 Grammy Awards, three American Music Awards, two Academy of Country Music awards, an Emmy Award, an ALMA Award, and numerous United States and internationally certified gold, platinum and multiplatinum albums.
In a League of her own with her pure voice and vocal range.
32 Kate Bush
33 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. ...read more.
HOW IS SHE NOT ON THE LIST!?!?!?
34 Donna Summer
LaDonna Adrian Gaines, known by her stage name Donna Summer, was an American singer, songwriter, and painter.
35 Jennifer Holliday
36 Melissa Etheridge
37 Mary Wilson
38 Gloria Gaynor
39 Pat Benatar
Patricia Mae Andrzejewski, known professionally by her stage name Pat Benatar, is an American singer, songwriter, and four time Grammy Award winner.
40 Bessie Smith