Most Underrated Female Singers

This is a list that unfortunately shows the unseen talent of this girls. As it should be I would like to respect my opinion in this list. So hope you like it or hate it whatever.

The Top Ten

1 Jackie Evancho Jackie Evancho Jacqueline Marie "Jackie" Evancho (born April 9, 2000) is an American classical crossover singer who gained wide recognition at an early age and, since 2009, has issued an EP and seven albums, including a platinum and gold album and three Billboard 200 top 10 debuts. Evancho's 2017 album, Two Hearts, ...read more.

A voice such as the world hasn't heard in generations. This young lady is maturing from a child phenom into a beautiful star with a voice that entrances the listener. Just hearing her sing can heal your heart and soul and... For maybe just a little while, life seems a little more beautiful and you want to be a better person.

Ignored by the pop industry for being too classical, rejected by the Opera community for stealing their lunch, the most touching voice of our generation will inevitably be recognized. This magnitude of talent can't be ignored forever.

Jackie Evancho will one day be known as the greatest singer of all time. Listen to one of her songs, any song and judge for yourself.

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2 Christina Perri Christina Perri

Christina Perri is amazing at singing and songwriting. She is my favourite singer along with Christina Grimmie and Demi Lovato, both of which are also underrated. Her duet with Ed Sheeran is awesome and I love every song on Head or Heart especially Butterfly, Burning Gold and Sea of Lovers, and I love Lovestrong as well, and I always sing Jar of Hearts for karaoke.

She has an amazing voice. Her songs are so great. She can sing live so good I love you christinA

She's my favorite singer. I like her songs "Arms" and "Burning Gold".

She's my love.

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3 Nicole Scherzinger Nicole Scherzinger Nicole Scherzinger, born Nicole Prescovia Elikolani Valiente on June 29, 1978, is an American singer, songwriter, actress, dancer, and television personality . She first rose to fame as the lead singer of the pop/r&b group The Pussycat Dolls. In fact, Nicole was pretty much the only girl in the group ...read more.

Nicole is a beast. She can hit super high notes and sing EVERYTHING, even opera. On The X Factor, she managed to put Simon Cowell to shame big time after he compared her to a bad contestant. After she sang a part of Whitney Houston's I will always love you, Simon was silenced. If that wasn't enough, listen to her singing Phantom of the Opera, Don't Cry For Me Argentina, Ave Maria, and the national anthem. All of them are great. If only she could make better music and find a great label, she could be a superstar. As a side note, she, like Beyoncé, is incredibly hot and never ages, actually she's 3 years older than Beyoncé.

She is so talented and so underrated!

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She can sing any style of music pop, soul, classical, opera, rock...anything. She writes her own music and is a great performer. She also treats her fans so well and seems to be the nicest person. Too bad Her name is Nicole- album wasn't released, there were some amazing songs there. Also her other albums didn't get the attention they deserved. Like other underrated artists (such as P! nk) Nicole is more popular in Europe than in USA.

4 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.

A raspy, but in a good way, voice that brings her songs to life. Besides, she didn't need to use auto-tune or have sexual gimmicks for attention at the time of her fame.

5 Michelle Branch Michelle Branch Michelle Jacquet DeSevren Branch is an American singer, songwriter and guitarist. During the early 2000s, she released two top-selling albums, The Spirit Room and Hotel Paper.

An amazing voice with a beautiful, pretty song that really deserves more views.Sadly those overrated people like Justin Bieber or Katy Perry dominate the music industry today :(

6 Amy Lee Amy Lee Amy Lynn Hartzler, known professionally as Amy Lee, is an American singer-songwriter, classically trained pianist and composer. She is also the lead singer to the Arkansas band Evanescence.

She's the best singer ever! - DrRyAn

It's strongly possible she has the most beautiful voice I'll ever hear

I wish she was more famous so then people will know her amazing music.

She is amazing with a magic gothic sound people need to listen to her voice it’s sound so spooky but beautiful

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7 Skylar Grey

Totally true. She is one of the most underrated artists. There are really few people who know that their favorite song which they like to sing along 'love the way u lie' is writen by her & the original version is sang by her

8 Haley Reinhart Haley Reinhart Haley Elizabeth Reinhart is an American singer, songwriter, and voice actress from Wheeling, Illinois, a suburb of Chicago.

She reminds me of a young Christina Aguilera and has an amazing voice and great control. Her good looks don't hurt either.

A recent comment someone made on one of her Postmodern Jukebox videos:

"She plays her voice like a violin, it makes me so angry how underrated she is"

9 Shanice Shanice Shanice Lorraine Wilson-Knox, better known as Shanice, is a Grammy-nominated American R&B/pop-rock singer, songwriter, and actress.

Underrated singer who like mariah carey, has a whistle register, but Shanice is much better than Mariah if I'm telling the truth. Shanice has a much prettier voice than mariah could dream of, she has more controll and is more consistent, and her music is miles better than mariah's crappy pop music. It's a shame that people like mariah carey, who are praised to the high heavens for having the most basic music and most soulless and unemotional voice are more famous than beautiful talent singers like Shanice. Mariah might have the agility, but she has no idea how to approach a song and doesn't have the same emotion that Shanice does. With mariah it just feels like she's screaming and yelling as high as she can, but with Shanice she's actually singing the song with emotion and you can feel it in your soul, which is something mariah never did. Also mariah's voice can be so unpleasant and ugly at times, listen to honey and then listen to some Shanice, then come back and tell me whose voice ...more - ILikeSexyGirls

10 Noah Cyrus Noah Cyrus Noah Lindsey Cyrus is an American actress and singer. She voiced the title role in the English version of the 2009 animated feature film Ponyo.

The Contenders

11 Joan Jett Joan Jett Joan Marie Larkin known professionally by her stage name Joan Jett, is an American rock guitarist, singer, songwriter, producer and occasional actress, best known for her work with Joan Jett & the Blackhearts, preceded by success with The Runaways, including their hit song "Cherry Bomb". V 1 Comment
12 Anni-Frid Lyngstad

Her voice reminds me of an evening in october with red warmth shafts of sunlight, a good red wine or honey.

She can be a rock chick, a jazzy lady or an opera singer and she have erotic in her voice (just listen to Andante, Andante or Sista valsen med dig)

13 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.

Better than Beyonce - DaWyteNight

14 Sharon den Adel Sharon den Adel Sharon den Adel, Dutch singer and the vocalist of symphonic rock band Within Temptation. ...read more.

Sharon has such an amazing voice, I thought she was an angel the first time I heard her when I was little.
On another note how is Amy Lee ranked so high?!? She is one of the most well known female rock singers and her whole band is praised just because of her vocals. So how is she even slightly underrated

15 Fiona Apple Fiona Apple

Fiona Apple is pure class. She has such a unique way of touching your soul and while you're listening to her it's like you're slowly sinking in ecstacy!

Greatest female songwriter since Joni Mitchell and her voice can destroy your heart. Her music is pure poetry.

I used to listen to so much of her music! A true talent for sure. Time to break out those albums.

16 Ledisi Ledisi

Best singer in the world! Queen of R&B

17 Bonnie Tyler Bonnie Tyler Bonnie Tyler is a Welsh singer. She is known for her distinctive husky voice, resulting from an operation to remove vocal nodules in the mid-1970s.
18 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.

I feel like she didn't get to showcase her talent off on Victorious. She is the only girl that isn't getting the attention (Other than Danielle) after the show has finally ended. She has a naturally beauty than the rest and has a soul-fullness to her voice that honestly deserves to be heard.

Ariana Grande and her have been on broadway together, and they are both equally great singers. Although, I do think that Ariana gets more love because she likes to put herself out there in the media more than Liz does, and she has a cutesy personality while Liz seems more mature.

She should be number one. Ariana Grande is underrated? Check out her YouTube channel. Her most viewed video has 30,000,000 something views. Elizabeth Gillies' most viewed video has 200,000 something views. So honestly, Ariana Grande shouldn't even be in the top ten. Plus, Elizabeth's voice is one million times better than Ariana's.

I love Ariana and Victoria and pretty much everyone in VICTORIOUS, but Elizabeth has this powerful, deep voice and she is a Broadway material. She doesn't get the fame she deserves, she deserves a real album and to be famous like Ari is.

Her 'You Don't Know Me' is amazing.

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19 Christina Grimmie Christina Grimmie Christina Victoria Grimmie (March 12th 1994 - June 10th 2016), known on YouTube as zeldaxlove64, was an American singer-songwriter known for participating in The Voice and for her covers of hit songs by contemporary pop musicians. She was shot dead during a meet-and-greet in Orlando, Florida, by fan ...read more.

She was incredibly amazing! I'm so sad she died. We will never forget you Christina. When I heard the news I couldn't believe it.

Christina Grimmie is wicked awesome. She may not be THAT underestimated on YouTube, but to the general public she is. They just see her as another YouTuber trying to make it big. However, her voice is bigger then life. She unbelievably talented.

I smile every time I see her videos. Shes open about her Christianity. Shes inspiring, funny and loves her fans. She made it big on YouTube by HERSELF. She never asks people to subscribe shes truly amazing and I want to sing like her. Ily her

Long Live Christina

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20 Leona Lewis Leona Lewis Leona Louise Lewis is a British singer, songwriter and animal welfare campaigner. She was born and raised in the London Borough of Islington, London, England where she attended the BRIT School for Performing Arts and Technology.

Leona Lewis, with all her beauty and talent, is unfortunately the most underrated female singer out there! Ughhh... It makes me so frustrated! She definitely goes to show that the popular aren't always the most talented/beautiful, and the talented/beautiful aren't always the most popular. Regardless, however, she is an amazing and charismatic woman with a humble and classy personality (... Definitely characteristics that all female singers should take note of).

This is the biggest example of underrated I mean she's synonym to underrated her voice just legendary and whole world need to listen to her

I'm extremely surprised that this beautiful young woman has not won a Grammy yet! Her voice is very powerful and her songs gives out strong & deep meanings. I honestly do not believe that the music industry hadn't discovered her unbelievable talent! Such a shame...

She is such a beautiful singer

21 Lea Michele Lea Michele Lea Michele Sarfati is an American actress, singer and author. She began her career as a child actress on Broadway, appearing in productions of Les Misérables, Ragtime, Fiddler on the Roof, and Spring Awakening.

She is insanely talented, I'm honestly surprised how her songs don't make the charts. She has control over her voice, emotion and she is a classically trained Broadway actress. Especially her latest album PLACES really showcases her vocal talent. A million times more talented than Camila Cabello or any other singer that has had a hit song lately. What a shame.

Her voice gives me chills every time I hear it.

Beaty underrated

22 Juliet Simms

Juliet Simms has one of the most incredible voices I’ve ever heard in my life!

23 Liz Phair Liz Phair Elizabeth Clark Phair is an American singer-songwriter, guitarist and pianist born on April 17, 1967 in Connecticut. ...read more.
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25 Pink Pink Alecia Beth Moore known professionally as P!NK, is an American singer, songwriter, dancer and actress.

Pink has a great a great start but no one sees that in her. Her songs are excellent talent. If people go off there couches and buy a radio than maybe people would see what that she is an amazing artist.

An incredible vocalist who always sings live with no playback, ony backup singers. Not only that but she does acrobatics while doing the live singing. She is incredible and has actually increased in vocal ability over the years because she quit smoking.

Pink will surely come back with another good album. I can feel it.

She is underrated in the us but she is a big star in Australia and eourepe

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26 Toni Braxton Toni Braxton
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28 Marina and the Diamonds Marina and the Diamonds Marina Lambrini Diamandis, better known by her stage name "Marina and The Diamonds", is a Welsh singer-songwriter. Born in Bryn Mawr and raised in nearby Pandy, she moved to London as a teenager in order to achieve her dream of being a singer. She's known for her unique style of writing, and impersonating ...read more.

(Not a band) marina has a beautiful voice, and is an amazing song writer! All of her songs are perfect

Gorgeous in every aspect. I love every single song. Her writing reflects what a down to earth woman she is. She doesn't need to hype herself up or oversexualize herself. Her and her songs are amazing

My mother, marina diamandis, deserves more fame!

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There are the female singers only poplular on the Internet, who are astounding and need more popularity.

Then there are the female singers popular in every single dang place, who are talentless.

Guess who's more popular?

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29 Tarja Turunen Tarja Turunen Tarja Soile Susanna Turunen-Cabuli (born August 17, 1977), generally known as Tarja Turunen or simply Tarja, is a Finnish singer-songwriter. She is a soprano and has a vocal range of three octaves. ...read more.
30 Norah Jones Norah Jones Norah Jones is an American singer, songwriter, pianist & actress. She won several awards and sold more than 45 million records worldwide. Billboard named her as the top jazz artist of the 2000–2009 years.

She is the epitome of amazing but I feel like she has been forgotten and doesn't deserve to be at all

31 Demi Lovato Demi Lovato Demetria Devonne "Demi" Lovato is an American singer, songwriter and actress. After appearing on the children's television series Barney & Friends as a child, she received her breakthrough role as Mitchie Torres in the Disney Channel television film Camp Rock and its sequel Camp Rock 2: The Final Jam. ...read more.

DEMI LOVATO HAS MORE TALENT THAN ALL OF THE FEMALE SINGERS! DO YOU THINK ARIANA OR TAYLOR OR SELENA COULD HIT THE VOCALS THAT DEMI SINGS IN STONE COLD AND ALL HER OTHER SONGS AND COVERS? Ariana can do high vocals yes but why does she use lip-sync and lies? Taylor doesn't deserve so many grammy nominations! One time, I searched in YouTube for "taylor swift best vocals" and there weren't.

Demi's voice is so powerul and natural and... I can't describe her! She is perfect! She was a little child and now she is so strong. She is so confident and she loves herself and she is proud of the people which are by her sight and she is proud of the body she has got now. She doesn't care anything what people think about her.

She made a Vanity Fair Photoshoot without make-up, without clothes, and without photoshot just because she is strong and confidentt and she doesn't what people think about it " demi is naked" I think it is wonderful what demi made because she loves herself and her ...more

Demi is a powerhouse and her vocal range is extraordinary. She can hit notes that no one even think about. I get so frustrated that Selena is SO overrated when she can't even sing. Demi is original and she never uses lip sync. NEVER! She's not fake and her songs are the empowering like skyscraper, warrior and stone cold etc. please listen to her and you'll surely start loving her.

I just LOVE every song Demi sings. She has true talent and can sing literally ANY song. I just wish people acknowledged her and appreciated her talent more.

I wouldn't call her underrated - DaWyteNight

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32 Florence Welch Florence Welch Florence Leontine Mary Welch is an English musician, singer, and songwriter. She is best known as the lead vocalist of the indie rock band Florence + the Machine.

Her voice is one of an angel and her songs instantly give you goosebumps. She has pure, true talent and needs to take over the world through the most powerful voice of this generation.

Literally she is the best singer on the planet. The power, emotion, stamina, tone, range. Nobody is better all around

Florence is amazing! Her voice and her songs blow my mind, raise the roof and should be played on the damn radio!

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34 Sia Sia

It makes me sick that Sia isn't in the top tens. Bring her up! She has a terrifically unique voice.

Sia is an amazing singer! She can reach powerful notes, and each time she sings I well up with emotion. Her voice is so beautiful it moves me every time.

Her old albums are masterpieces

Somebody buy her a hat, please.

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35 Taylor Momsen Taylor Momsen
36 Kelly Rowland Kelly Rowland Kelendria Trene "Kelly" Rowland is a Grammy Award winning American singer, songwriter, actress and television personality.
37 PJ Harvey PJ Harvey Polly Jean Harvey, known as PJ Harvey, is an English musician, singer-songwriter, writer, poet, and composer.

Most underrated artist of all time in my humble opinion. No one can sing and create great sounding songs like PJ. Okay, I'll admit I'm not a big fan of her latest "england SHake"... I like her rocking, maybenot truue alternative, but rocking.

38 Tori Kelly Tori Kelly Victoria Loren "Tori" Kelly is an American singer, songwriter and record producer who slowly gained recognition after starting to post videos on YouTube at the age of 14. When she was 16, Kelly auditioned for the singing competition television series American Idol.

She's so talented, not only in the fact that she has an amazing voice, also because she composes all her lyrics and songs, and also the lyrics have a great meaning, which its hard to do in this "musical industry", she also produced his first EP "Handmade Songs by Tori Kelly" by herself in his bedroom, without any help, just her computer and her guitar. Also the fact that she plays guitar, piano, and drums. Which its amazing!

She's definitely one of the best singers I've ever heard in my entire life! Her songs are just amazing. Her talent is unbelievable. Also her songs are pretty cool. I think Tori deserves to be recognised for her talent.

54? She is so talented, she deserves to be on the Top 5, nothing else.

SHE IS THE BEST SINGER EVAAA
SHE ain't STOPPING AT SIMONS NO! SHE IS FRIENDLY NICE AND EVEN WROTE A SONG FOR A FRIEND WHO PASSED AWAY! LISTEN TO HER SONGS AND TELL ME YOU HATE HER. COME ON TRY!

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39 Jessica Sanchez Jessica Sanchez

An incredible voice that comes close to that of the late vocal queen Whitney Houston. Jessica has an impressive range: mysterious and dark low notes; powerful, resonant and compelling belting notes; and a beautiful head voice register. Sadly, her record company has barely pushed for her promotion, leaving her to pretty much survive by herself. In my opinion, this girl has one of the best voices of the new generation and, until this day, I still believe that she should've won American Idol in 2012.

Without a doubt, this young woman is the epitome of underrated! No amount of fame or fortune can attribute to how much talent and beauty Jessica Sanchez has. She's definitely the best of her generation (children born in the 90's)!

She is one of the best singers I have heard in a while since Mariah Carey. She should be in the top ten best.

40 Carly Rae Jepsen Carly Rae Jepsen Carly Rae Jepsen is a Canadian singer and songwriter from Mission, British Columbia, and later based in Vancouver.

YALL SLEPT ON HER NEW ALBUM EMOTION! how dare u let godly Rae jepsen sink like this yall better listen to her new stuff I'm just saying

41 Zendaya Zendaya

The best woman ever!

She had such a good hit song, "Replay," and Lorde got all the good awards. She didn't get any.

Not really...

42 Ariana Grande Ariana Grande Ariana Grande-Butera, known professionally as Ariana Grande, is an American singer and actress. She was born on June 26th 1993 in Boca Raton, Florida to Joan Grande and Edward Butera. She is best known for her role as Cat Valentine on the Nickelodeon sitcom Victorious and its spin-off show Sam & Cat. ...read more.

Ariana Grande is OVERRATED since "Problem".

No! She's an overrated spoiled brat!

I absolutely agree that Ariana is SO UNDERRATED! She has the most natural, beautiful voice. She is a true magician and has this talent that is.. Just unbelievable! I also agree about the "Powerful voice" comment. STRONG voice with amazing skills! Ariana deserves this #1 spot!

PS. To the people saying that Elizabeth Gilles voice is better than Ariana? What's wrong with you? They both have Amazing voices but Liz can't compare.

She is so underrated she should be at the top

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43 Kelly Clarkson Kelly Clarkson Kelly Brianne Clarkson is an American singer, songwriter and children's book author. She rose to fame in 2002 after winning the inaugural season of the television series American Idol, which earned her a record deal with RCA Records. Clarkson's debut single, "A Moment Like This", topped the US Billboard ...read more.

HSe's not my absolite favorite singer but she is very underrated

44 Naya Rivera Naya Rivera Naya Rivera Dorsey is an American actress and singer, known for playing Santana Lopez on Fox's musical comedy-drama television series Glee.
45 Sara Bareilles Sara Bareilles Sara Beth Bareilles is an American singer-songwriter. She achieved mainstream success in 2007 with the hit single "Love Song", which reached number four on the Billboard Hot 100 chart.

Sara Bareilles is an extremely gifted singer/songwriter/pianist who's achieved success with many of her songs, however many of her incredible penned songs have gone disappointingly unnoticed.

46 Taylor Dayne

She is and was excellent!

Absolutely amazing
Her voice was one of a kind

47 Sarah Connor Sarah Connor Sarah Marianne Corina Lewe, better known by her stage name Sarah Connor, is a German pop and soul singer and occasional songwriter from Hamburg born on June 13, 1980. ...read more.
48 Sandra Sandra Sandra Ann Lauer, commonly known under her stage name Sandra Maria Magdalena", "In the Heat of the Night", "Everlasting Love", "Secret Land", "Hiroshima" and "Don't Be Aggressive".
49 Lana Del Rey Lana Del Rey Lana Del Rey is a California based singer, songwriter, and model who currently resides in Malibu, California. She was born under the name Elizabeth Woolridge Grant to entrepreneur Robert England Jr. and Patricia Ann Hill in rural Lake Placid, New York on June 21, 1985. She has two siblings, Chuck and ...read more.

I'm amazed at how many people don't know who Lana Del Rey is, especially since she is suck an amazing artist. The biggest difference between her and the other artists here? She's original, and unique.

50 Keyshia Cole Keyshia Cole Keyshia Cole is an r&b diva who was popular in the mid 2000's with songs like "Love", "Heaven Sent", "I Remember" and "Let It Go." Keyshia's r&b is known for it's 'hood' edge to it, and a lot of this is due to one of her biggest inspirations being Tupac Shacur.
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