Top 10 Underrated '00s Albums by a Female Singer

The Top Ten

1 Prelude to a Dream - Jackie Evancho

If we had only known what was to come when this album was for still sale... WOW!

Don't let Jackie's age (9) when this was recorded & released fool you. On this album, she sang about child abuse, murder, suicide, life after death, romantic love & God - among other things. She wasn't singing "Mary Had a Little Lamb" or "Whip My Hair." Her prodigious talent is absolutely astonishing, & this early album showcases it.

Who could have known or even guessed what was coming at us from this petite 9 year old prodigy? She is an earthquake, a tsunami, a hurricane that is going to wipe away the old order... Get ready, world - there's a new kid in town... And she's playing for keeps!

Recorded when Jackie was 9, this album foreshadows her subsequent, truly remarkable, career. Prelude to a Dream indeed; it has to be one of the most prescient album titles ever.

2 The Wheel of Time - Sandra

I love this album so much. It didn't receive recognition it deserved. "Forever" is one of the most beautiful songs in Sandra's career. - Irina2932

3 Scarlet's Walk - Tori Amos

Very unique Alternative Rock/Baroque Pop album with impressive concept - Irina2932

4 Brave - Jennifer Lopez

This album didn't deserve negative reviews. It's a decent record. "Brave", "Mile in These Shoes", "Stay Together", "Stay Together", "Hold It Don't Drop It" are cool songs - Irina2932

5 American Life - Madonna

Despite criticism, it was/is one of the most emotional and touching Madonna albums. Not to mention personal. I like it - Irina2932

Love this album and songs

Such a a great album

Love the message <3 Madonna

It deserves 10 million sales!

6 I Look to You - Whitney Houston

Really decent comeback album no matter what - Irina2932

7 She Wolf - Shakira

Not her best album but still decent and fun to listen - Irina2932

So many great songs on this one! Did it again and Spy

8 All I Ever Wanted - Kelly Clarkson
9 More Than a Woman - Toni Braxton

Toni didn't have time to promote it because she was pregnant. Too bad, the album is great. "Hit the Freeway" is my favorite track - Irina2932

10 Rise - Samantha James

Yes I agree far more underrated than any artist on this list. Not many know who she is and that is kind of good really! It's also what is considered underrated. She's not overplayed and a wonderful pleasant secret to most who hear a voice so fresh and different. Smooth and she knows how to use her voice so wonderfully in the music she creates. Not without thought and creativity and "run of the mill" cookie cutter, so to speak.

How can someone so smooth and wonderful to the ears go so unnoticed? Her music and voice are just so relaxing and pleasing.

Meaning that she is not cookie cutter or Run of the Mill in any way.

The Contenders

11 Volta - Bjork

My favorite Bjork album from the 2000's - Irina2932

12 One Heart - Celine Dion

I don't get its criticism. The album sounds fresh - Irina2932

13 E=MC² - Mariah Carey
14 Glitter - Mariah Carey
15 Medúlla - Björk
16 The Emancipation of Mimi - Mariah Carey
17 Paris - Paris Hilton
18 Undiscovered - Brooke Hogan
19 Aerial - Kate Bush
20 My December - Kelly Clarkson
21 Subconscious - Samantha James
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