Best Female R&B Singers of the 2000s

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These ten woman will be the future of R&B. These woman are the new legends of our generation.

The Top Ten

1 Beyonce Beyonce 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 ...read more.

I think BEYONCE is amazing sh has been going for quite a while and she still knows how to keep it fresh SHE IS AN R&B incon and we all should respect her lots of love L DOG x

I think beyonce is an amazing woman with an amazing voice and body I think she is the best artist that ever roamed this earth.

A modern day cross between, Diana Ross and Tina Turner. - JRAJ89

Not really a singer.
She is very beautiful and sexy, but she is really just a dancer who can sing moderately well.

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2 Alicia Keys Alicia Keys Alicia Augello Cook, known by the pseudonym Alicia Keys, is an American singer, songwriter, record producer, and actress.

She is an excellent and talented pianist, songwriter, and singer. Look forward to a lifetime of excellent music from her. She is just days away from 30 years of age (25 January, 2011), happy birthday. Many more years and songs!

I only voted for Keys because she's good and all that but WHERE THE HELL IS THE GREATEST OF ALL TIMES, AALIYAH AND MARY J. BLIGE ON THIS LIST? WHAT THE HELL! AALIYAH ROCKS THIS WORLD AND WILL BE REMEMBERED AS THE PRINCESS OF R&B

Great singer on all of her songs I know of. Especially considering she writes her own material & plays piano on top of singing. She's definitely multitalented & deserves a lot of credit.

Oh wow I better add Mary J. Blige on this list...can't believe I forgot about her! The queen of hip hop soul! - NicoleJohnnyLutherBrianFan

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3 Nicole Scherzinger

Nicole is multi-talented! Great underrated singer. She is obviously beautiful/sexy, but she also has a very soulful voice that didn't get used much in PCD type of songs. - NicoleJohnnyLutherBrianFan

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4 Mary J. Blige Mary J. Blige
5 Keyshia Cole V 1 Comment
6 Kelly Price
7 Brandy Brandy

Shes one of the top selling female artist ever she out sold almost everyone

Great singer on all of her songs I know of.

8 Mariah Carey 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. V 1 Comment
9 Angie Stone
10 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.

The Contenders

11 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 ...read more.

A modern day Jody Whatley with a cross of Donna Summers. - JRAJ89

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12 Fantasia

A modern cross between, Big Mama Thornton and Patti LaBelle. - JRAJ89

13 Ciara Ciara

A morden day cross between, Janet Jackson and Aaliyah. - JRAJ89

14 Anita Baker
15 Corinne Bailey Rae

A modern day cross between, Sade and Joan Armatrading. - JRAJ89

Great singer on all of her songs I know of.

16 Tamar Braxton
17 India. Arie

A modern day cross between, Roberta Flack and Tracy Champman. - JRAJ89

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18 Ashanti Ashanti Ashanti Shequoiya Douglas, known simply as Ashanti, is an American singer, songwriter, record producer, dancer and actress.

A morden day cross between, Dionne Warwick and Chili from TLC.
- JRAJ89

Great singer on all of her songs I know of.

19 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.

She was really good in the 80's/90's, not so much in the 00's. - NicoleJohnnyLutherBrianFan

Great singer on all of her songs I know of.

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20 Jill Scott

A modern day cross between, Nina Simone and Erykah Badu. - JRAJ89

Great singer on all of her songs I know of.

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Top Remixes (4)

1. Mary J. Blige
2. Nicole Scherzinger
3. Jennifer Hudson
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1. Beyonce
2. Alicia Keys
3. Mariah Carey
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1. Beyonce
2. Rihanna
3. Mariah Carey
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