Top Ten All Time Divasmr.reed Originally used to describe a female opera singer, the term "diva" was redefined to refer to any female singer of superior talent.
Today, the diva moniker has evolved even further and made a partial return to its original latin roots when divus was the word for "divine one". The modern musical diva can be arrogant, difficult to work with, high-maintenance, or demanding. In essence, the modern diva sometimes acts like she believes herself to be almost divine and above it all.
This list is for female artists who have ascended to diva status, at least in their own minds.
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CHER is the GODDESS OF POP and nobody can steal this title from her... She is the biggest legend of pop music... Unbelievable voice, body, character and of course, the BEST female entertainer... X
She has the ultimate diva appearance, her shows are gorgeous and so entertaining, even as her costumes. She has been famous since 1965 and not only 'The Goddess of Pop' but also a oscar winner! How amazing, and she still looks so good. In a few months a new album, can't wait! I 'believe' in it.
she has been popular since 1965 and is definitely one of the top 5 best selling female singers in history. she is just brilliant - dananana
Cher is the best.She has a very unque voice and communication with people.Movements and a way of acting on stage.She s got a strong package.For me she s a DIVA AAA!V 6 Comments
She's better than many of the stupid girls up there. Why is she in this level?
Why is she below Miley Cyrus she should be way higher than that silly girl! - sk8erchick
She's the best pop-rock singer ever lived. - joshpunk879
25?!?!?!? Seriously? Okay, I'm thankful she isn't like 1000000000 or anything, but come one guys, vote for avril - AnonymousChickV 3 Comments
Diva has nothing to do with being a nice person (Beyonce) as someone mentioned. Very often DIVAS are those who have fought to do it their way-Bette Davis, Barbra Streisand, Diana Ross... Not always viewed as "nice" but as paving the way to do it their way... And after 50 years, I think Ross and Streisand have proved the word is theirs.
Diana Ross is the greatest diva of our time. She is a perfectionist who can sing anything, and looks great at all time doing it. She has been doing this for more than fifty years and we still can't get enough of her.
DIANA is the Supreme Diva! Miss Ross has been doing it for 5 plus decades and still going strong. She's paved the way for all the so called divas of today. A true Goddess.
The DIVA architect!V 8 Comments
patti labelle is one of the best singer of all times... first of all I must say that she has one of the rarest voice.. she can belt C6.. she has clean whistle.. its amazing her strong, highest and deepest voice... patti I love you very much.. I am not english and I understand english a beat and I can't say this words which I want to tell for you.. I am from georgia.. I love you patti.. she is singer who has one of the best voice in the world...
Patti should be number one no one can match her incredible range nor the raw power and emotion she has in her voice with her 4 octave range and who can top her as she walks away from the mike and sings and still be heard to the back rows
Patti is a true diva, why isn't she higher? I think some of you all need to look up the word diva again, and then re-evaluate the list. - 2shy
Hands down number ONEV 5 Comments
I think among the champions..
she's the best!
and most of all... HUMBLE - crystalvoiceSR
I'm always saying this,, for me when sheryn sings she's always giving her best and her voice is very powerful she is making the song so meaningfull. ,. , I love her,. , - jhanz09
Also tagged as the Modern Jukebox Diva, she is simply a diva with great versatility and talent!
Sherin regis is the one of the student of regine velasquez and also sarah geronimo kylaV 9 Comments
The Queen of all Vocals. She is a full package. She can sing any genre. Some people usually think she is underrated but I gained too much respect for her after watching her performance in Phantom of the Opera, she has also her own version of And I am telling you and I fall in love with her to the next level after she sang Don't cry for me Argentina. As the former lead singer of the Pussycat Dolls, I know that this doll can kill compositions! This girl is so amazing! She has a fantastic voice, humble personality and one of the best diva in the world. Every celebrity or singer that works with her knows that this doll can Sing, she must not need to be underestimated and she deserve to be in the list.
All you need is a pair of ears and Nicole's album to truly grasp the concept of "diva"... Nicole Scherzinger is the very definition of the word...
She can sing Opera, Rock, Pop, R'nB, Classical music, etc. Effortlessly...
this is the reaL diva! with her exeptionaL voice! wit her exeptionaL gestures not to mention her exeptional gowns! watch her on utube, and uLL see..
by the way she is aLready 71 yet stiLL powerfuL!
no body does it Like her..
get weLL soon DSB! - korinran
Dame Shirley Bassey is considered a DIVA, not because of her behind the scene antics that so many others, but because she has one of the most powerful voices to ever record! - Scot90230
OH I WAS SURPRISED NOT TO SEE DSB HERE... LOOK AT HER, SHES BEEN SINGING MOST OF HER LIFE (SHES 71) AND STILL GOING STRONG. HER VOICE IS SPECTACULAR! SO STRONG!
Dame Shirley is a true diva. Love her.V 5 Comments
Mylene is the most incredible performer of all time not because she has the most incredible voice, but because she does all the little things the best. She puts on the best show. She is a combination of Madonna and Pink Floyd, but better than both. She is an incredible actress. She is smart. Her Stade de France concert is by far the most incredible concert ever conceived. The fact that people will travel from all over the world just to see her concerts is testimony to her ability to captivate audiences.
Mylene is a multi-talented singer and entertainer that captivates wide and diverse audience around the world. Mylene, like Shania Twain and Celine Dion have all left their own innovative marks and list of accomplishments on music world that will be a hard to meet or surpass. However, Mylene is unique in all aspects of the word as are her concerts. It is also apparent that she is loved and adored by her fans and she returns it as evidenced by her interactions with her fans during her concerts.
Mylene is a Queen of all Queens on our Planet. She is the best of the best! All others singers are feeble!! Mylene's fans, vote!
I LIKE HER! WHY?! BECAUSE SHE IS THE BEST!V 1 Comment
She's totally the Drama Queen, I'm in love with her huge and powerful voice. She's the autentic DIVA!V 1 Comment
Jessie J is so humble and down to earth! She carries herself with grace in everything she does
Amazing vocal range, amazing stage presence, amazing soul, she is the epitome of perfection.
She has an amazing vocal and energy
I love your high voiceV 3 Comments
Just listen to her version of 'unbreak my heart'
her voice is just...i can't describe her.she's just unique and incomparable!
GO ON GIRL!
baby you're the voice thet everyone feel into hid heart!!!I love yo so much!!!...by an italian fans!!
The most wonderfull and amazing woman on the world! A true Freak of Nature!!!!!!!
She has such a powerful and unique and wonderful voice. She is amazing!V 1 Comment
Maria Callas lived and died for her art to the others it was just a job. What are people thinking.
Of course Callas should be the nr 1! The voice of all times. It is really funny to see some of the names here - they definitely don't qualify for this list
She is the Queen, She is the Diva
Sublime! No other word comes to mind when I think of this voice.V 2 Comments
She had many troubles? Yes, because of her vulnerable and defenseless soul. Everything she used to do was imprudent? It's true, because she really was able to love. ( Real love is always blind ). People made fun of her? Only because they didn't want to help her. Now it doesn't matter(( All I can say : Great voice, great heart, great Amy!
Amy Winehouse, she is the best diva in her own way! she can not be replaced by anyone. I really love her soul!
Music oozing out from every pore. What an incredible force of nature!
R.I.P. AMY I LOVE YOU!
Mary J. Blige should DEFINITELY be in the top 20 if not the top 10. She has perfected her craft. I remember when she first came out I didn't like her voice but over the years she has perfected it and sings with so much EMOTION. Unlike most of these artist who just sing and you can tell they aren't really experiencing the feeling of what they're singing. Mary has overcome many barriers in her personal life through her music which is why she is so popular with many people. We can feel the pain, we can feel the joy. I love her and don't understand why she's not in the top 20.
She's but a powerful singer! Unique voice quality! She always amazes audience with her performance. Indeed, She's the Ultimate Champion! - gelmark
her voice is more powerful and more beautiful than MC, christina, and regine velasquez.
she have a powerful voice and shes the only singer here in the phils. who can whistle.
A girl who has everything.V 4 Comments
Dolly Parton is beyond diva status, she's an icon and a legend and has sustained her creativity for the most of six decades. She pioneered the way for women in country and for country across the world, and she's still doing it. She fills out concert halls at the age of 65 right down to Australia. Who can gather together in one hall, old, middle aged, young, hetro, homo, drag queens, people across all classes and creeds? Adele loves her, so does Norah Jones, Keith Urban, and those are just to mention a few. She has published at least 4000 songs, over 80 albums, her songs have been covered by everyone from Johnny Cash to Emmy Lou Harris, to Marianne Faithfull, White Stripes, Urban, Sinead O Connor, N Jones to mention but a few. She started from dirt poor, to create musical history, a multi-million theme park and bring employment to her place of birth. She has given time and money endlessly to charity, not least her Imagination library which helps literacy and has spread to every state ...more
Um, She made Whitney Houston famous with her song and who the heck is this Sarah girl? Somebody must have several accounts voting for her, because there is no way such an unknown is #1... - cathteen07
Come on! She's the real Queen of Country music. Just look at her! Diva Mania!
No words can describe her positive appeal to all audiances. Bubbly, loving and funny too.V 1 Comment
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