Most Underrated Female Singers of the 21st Century

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The Top Ten

1 Jackie Evancho Jackie Evancho Jacqueline Marie "Jackie" Evancho is an American classical crossover singer who gained wide recognition at an early age and, since 2009, has issued an EP and five albums, including a platinum and gold album and three Billboard 200 top 10 debuts .

The reason Jackie appears high on this list is that she recorded seven albums between the ages of 10 and 17. Twice she has been named one of the music world's "Movers and Shakers Under 21" and recently was named to Forbes' "30 under 30" in the field of music. Even while attending her local high school, Jackie managed to perform over 130 solo concerts, record three PBS live performances, duet with some of the world's greatest singers, and perform at benefits and special events across the U.S. She has recently recorded and performed songs of her own composition. She is often chosen to sing for national events, including the "Capitol Fourth" celebration (Independence Day, twice), the National Memorial Day Concert, and the Festival of Families in Philadelphia. - BobG

It just doesn't get any better than Jackie Evancho.

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Jackie und kein anderer

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2 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.

Is there a more unique and powerful singer out there. I don't think so

She's just amazing and unique!

Screw that Jackie that made all of her money off of other peoples music, Florence Welsh has so much talent, passion, and a truly beautiful and haunting voice. She is a true legend.

3 Amanda Mair
4 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.

Lana is very talented singer. But I don't know why she always has been so underrated. I am a fan of lana.

5 Amelia Lily
6 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.

I love this chick and I think she deserves more credit for her amazing talent! I especially lover her duet with Sam Tsui, "Just a Dream"!

Rest in peace. - SamanthaW

7 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.
8 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.
9 Kelly Rowland Kelly Rowland Kelendria Trene "Kelly" Rowland is a Grammy Award winning American singer, songwriter, actress and television personality.
10 Ella Eyre

The Contenders

11 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.

Um no...

12 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.
13 Hayley Williams Hayley Williams Hayley Nichole Williams is an American singer, songwriter and musician. She is best known as the lead vocalist, occasional keyboardist and primary songwriter of the American rock band Paramore.

One of the best voices out there! Writes inspiring lyrics from the heart

So underrated, such amazing talent

14 Jessie J Jessie J Jessica Ellen Cornish, better known by her stage name Jessie J, is an English singer and songwriter. Born and raised in London, she began her career on stage, aged 11, with a role in the West End musical Whistle Down the Wind.
15 JoJo JoJo
16 Kina Grannis
17 Ledisi Ledisi
18 Madilyn Bailey Madilyn Bailey Madilyn Bailey is an American singer songwriter from Wisconsin who became famous internationally through her YouTube covers of popular hits.

She has the most beautiful voice I've ever heard. I don't think she is getting the proper stage she needs to get. I've never seen a talent like her.

Madilyn Bailey has an extremely unique voice that needs to be recognized.

19 Misaki Iwasa

Unlike most singers in this list she is truly underrated.

20 Chrisette Michele
21 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". She later become a singer ...read more.

I hate Break Free and Problem. I do like The Way - CS2004

I think she's overrated honestly. - TheFourthWorld

Ariana grande You aré the best

Um no, ew

22 Alex G Alex G Alexander Giannascoli, better known by his stage name Alex G, is a multi-instrumentalist from Philadelphia who started his career as a bedroom singer/songwriter, building up an audience through a series of DIY releases on Bandcamp.
23 Shanice Shanice Shanice Lorraine Wilson-Knox, better known as Shanice, is a Grammy-nominated American R&B/pop-rock singer, songwriter, and actress.
24 Jamie Grace
25 Lily Allen Lily Allen Lily Rose Beatrice Cooper, known professionally as Lily Allen, is an English singer, songwriter, actress, and television presenter.

One of the most underrated singer and songwriters.

26 Alessia Cara Alessia Cara
27 Jojo Siwa Jojo Siwa
28 Demi Lovato Demi Lovato

No. Just no

29 Zara Larsson Zara Larsson Zara Maria Larsson is a Swedish singer-songwriter. She first gained national fame for winning the 2008 season of the talent show Talang, the Swedish version of Got Talent, at the age of 10. Larsson signed with the record label TEN Music Group in 2012 and released her debut EP album, Introducing, in ...read more.

Zara is a Swedish singer who has written songs like Lush Life and Uncover, songs that you hear on the radio a lot. But when people mention her name or her other songs, barely anyone knows them or who she is.

30 Avril Lavigne Avril Lavigne
31 Taylor Swift Taylor Swift Taylor Alison Swift (Taylor Swift) is an American singer-songwriter. She was born on December 13, 1989 in Reading, Pennsylvania. She is best known for writing break up songs and for having more than 5 Grammys. She became interested in country music when she was around 9 years old and after watching ...read more.

YES! People only like her for shake it off and blank space and stuff. I'm a real fan, because I love all her songs, now people, listen to the other albums. THE OTHER ALBUMS! Shake it off and blank Space are overrated! - Puppycutsies

How is she underrated?

I don't think she's underrated. - TheFourthWorld

Um no, way to OVERRATED

32 Nicki Minaj Nicki Minaj Nicki Minaj is a Trinidadian American rapper / pop music artist. Nicki is most known for songs like "Anaconda", "Only", "Truffle Butter", "Super Bass" and "Stupid Hoe" . Her real name is Onika Tanya Maraj. She was born on December 8, 1982 in Saint James Trinidad and Tobago. ...read more.

It's not that she's not well known, it's that everyone hates her. - SammMinajj

She's overrated if anything... - benhos

Excuse me? Ewww

33 Alexis Jordan Alexis Jordan Alexis Jordan is an American singer and actress from Columbia, South Carolina. Jordan rose to fame as a contestant on the first season of America's Got Talent in 2006. After being eliminated from the show, she began to upload cover songs to YouTube, which received millions of views.
34 Minka Kelly Minka Kelly

Shes great

35 Miley Cyrus Miley Cyrus Miley Ray Cyrus is an American singer, songwriter, and actress. Miley Cyrus's voice is contralto. She became a teen idol starring as the character Miley Stewart in the Disney Channel television series Hannah Montana in 2006. Her father Billy Ray Cyrus also starred in the show.
36 Suzuka Nakamoto Suzuka Nakamoto Suzuka Nakamoto, known by her stage names Suzuka and Su-Metal, is a Japanese idol, singer and model. She is represented by the talent agency Amuse, Inc. and has been a member of three musical groups formed by the company: Karen Girl's, Sakura Gakuin, and Babymetal.
37 Samantha James
38 Tinashe Tinashe Tinashe Jorgenson Kachingwe, known professionally as Tinashe, is an American singer, songwriter, record producer, dancer, actress and former model.
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1. Jackie Evancho
2. Ariana Grande
3. Florence Welch
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1. Nicole Scherzinger
2. Jennifer Hudson
3. Kelly Rowland
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2. Florence Welch
3. Amanda Mair
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