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She is a true legend... She is probably in heaven singing while all the people who died before her listen too the voice they all missed.
Although she's dead, she is and will be a legend forever.
At her peak her voice live was unmatched
The greatest voice Earth ever heard.V 10 Comments
The feeling and depth with which she sings, soul singing is all about letting come from your inner most depths and let it go making a connection with the audience and the universe. Her song Natural woman is superb. Whitney was amazing look at her she is dead because she didn't make quite the same connection with her soul as what Aretha did. I feel you need to look at the whole picture when you are choosing a soul singer. At the end of the day who do you want to identify with a dead drug addict with a grand voice or a woman who changed the music industry for the better who in spite of her troubles is still standing. Wow what a woman. Such a powerful vice such deep music and lyrics
One of the greatest, if not the greatest, musicians and singers of all times!
The best soul music vocalist all times.
I love her Voice, she's great!V 15 Comments
A supreme soul tour de force, soaring sweet tones and fantastic range, an exciting voice that kicks you in the stomach and kisses you on the lips and strokes your ears all at the same time, if you cannot hear it your are senile... Or dead...
I love Patti Labelle she my favorite singer I wish she would come to Springfield Kentucky
Dare I say her voice is better than Gladys Knight's and Aretha Franklin's combined.
She lifts up the whole genre.V 2 Comments
I think Etta James should be number 1. She has one of the most unique voices in history. It was bluesy, jazzy, and rock and roll all in one. And it was also super gritty yet super powerful. No one sounded like her and no one will.
She has the rarity that hits deep into the soul.. Just perfect
Not a single other comes close. Sorry Whitney.V 1 Comment
If you hear her sing you will always know who she is, and most importantly, you will feel her songs connect with you in one or more ways than you can now, and that is Adele for you.
Just listen someone like you or see the video it will touch you from inside and make you cry
A blessing from god himself for this generation to be honest
Adele is the present QUEEN OF SOUL on earthV 3 Comments
This woman has more impact on the singers that followed her than any from her generation, Chaka has sung on so many different artist and most important she still sounds fantastic... She is her own categoru
How many singers can sing the following great:
How many Aretha and Chaka that's it- but that's what great singers do - they can sing anything.
Yes, Gladys Knight is ethereally sublime and wonderful, a smooth, soulful, purring bunch of heartfelt aching want- all wrapped up in a beautiful bunch of ladylove!
No one can touch the Empress! Her longevity of quality voice and music far outweighs all oh her peers, and her integrity too!
Great singers on the list, but, we are talking soul singers. Close call between Aretha and Gladys.
Whitney was a pop singer... Probably greatest ever, just a cut above Mariah.
EVERYBODY WATCH OUT FOR CANDICE GLOVER! HAS THE DEFINITE POTENTIAL TO MAKE MULTIBLR LISTS... POP, JAZZ, R&B maybe soul too.
Gladys is way out in first place. There no singer even close to her.V 5 Comments
One of the worst girl singers ever.V 2 Comments
Surely, if we are talking about now, Florence Welch works very well and she proves it with each song. Those tunes and her voice just makes one shiver. She definitely belongs here.
She's amazing. Best singer of the century, hands down.
I think Diana has the great potential she had her own group she stared in moves she became a solo and now has a movie made just for her and the Supremes /dream girls
Shes the est because her voice was diferenet but the heart was the same she was a soul singer loved the black culture and never felt used she always fouth for respect and love for everibody
She's the Lonely Bird...
The Star and the Moon. She is simply THE BEST.
Teena Marie has something that Whitney, Celine and Beyonce do not have... PASSION. Listen to the way she vocally expresses a soul weeping on Cassanova Brown, without using any words.
I have seen contestants on THE VOICE and XFACTOR sing Whitney, Celine, Beyone and match them... Soemtimes even own the song. However, I have yet to hear ANYONE interpret a Teena Marie ballad and not make my ears bleed.
Listen to Teena's cover of "Wishing on a Star" or her song "Naked to the World" and you will FEEL the passion and soul this little white girl emits from her heart.
She is one of the few artists to whom I can listen over and over and not grow weary. It is always a thrill to hear the unique vocal techniques she has developed to express emotion.
Truly miss her.
Next to M.J. B Teena is without a doubt one of the best there is!
Musical Genius...one of a kind voice and song writer.
In a class of her own. UntouchableV 2 Comments
Awesome vocals, so much soul one of the best. A gospel screamer with with raw power. Just listen to "I'll take you there", "Respect Your self" and "The Weight". Truly one of the best ever.
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3. Whitney Houston
2. Whitney Houston
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