Most Underrated Female Singers of the 21st Century

The Top Ten Most Underrated Female Singers of the 21st Century

1 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, more.

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

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

Purest and sweetest voice today! If you could build a singer with perfect skills and looks. Personality and the perfect soul. You would have a Jackie Evancho! Friends, she is the real deal! If you haven't heard Jackie sing, then come listen and enjoy the Jackie Evancho Effect! There actually has been a study on it.

She's definitely the MOST OVERRATED SINGER on the Top Tens sites.

2 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!

Kind of interesting for

Kind of nice.

3 Amanda Mair
4 Amelia Lily
5 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 more.

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

6 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.


7 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 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.

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

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11 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.
12 Ella Eyre
13 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.
14 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. In 2020 she started a solo career.

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

So underrated, such amazing talent

15 JoJo
16 Kina Grannis
17 Ledisi
18 Jojo Siwa


19 Misaki Iwasa

Unlike most singers in this list she is truly underrated.

20 Chrisette Michele
21 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.

22 Alessia Cara Alessia Caracciolo, born on July 11th, 1996 is professionally known as Alessia Cara, is a Canadian singer and songwriter.

How is she underrated her music is awesome, but actually her Trust my lonely is underrated

Should be higher up. So underrated

She's an amazing singer!
her lyrics have a beautiful meaning and have great messages for all especially young girls
and her voice... that girl got talent, she has amazing vocals
i would recommend her for anyone as she is clean unlike the other cruddy artists of the 21st century

Painfully underrated alongside jhene aiko

23 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.
24 Shanice Shanice Lorraine Wilson-Knox, better known as Shanice, is a Grammy-nominated American R&B/pop-rock singer, songwriter, and actress.
25 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 Samantha James
27 Jamie Grace
28 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. more.

No. Just no

29 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 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 Ramona Lavigne is a Canadian–French singer-songwriter and actress. By the age of 15, she had appeared on stage with Shania Twain; by 16, she had signed a two-album recording contract with Arista Records worth more than $2 million.
31 Mackenzie Ziegler Mackenzie Ziegler is an American dancer, singer, actress and model. She is the younger sister of dancer and actress Maddie Ziegler and is best known for appearing for six years on Lifetime's reality dance show Dance Moms.
32 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. more.

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

I think she's overrated honestly. - TheFourthWorld

Underrated? - DaWyteNight

Ariana grande You aré the best

33 Taylor Swift Taylor Alison Swift is an American singer-songwriter. 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

34 Nicki Minaj Onika Tanya Maraj, known professionally as Nicki Minaj (born December 8, 1982) is a Trinidadian/American rapper / pop music artist. Minaj is most known for her songs such as "Anaconda", "Super Bass", "Starships" and her feature on "Bang Bang". 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

35 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.
36 Minka Kelly Minka Kelly is an American actress. She is most known for her roles in the television shows Friday Night Lights, Parenthood, Charlie's Angels, and Almost Human.

Shes great

37 Miley Cyrus Miley Ray Hemsworth (born Destiny Hope Cyrus), known as Miley Cyrus, is an American singer, songwriter, and actress. She was born on November 23, 1992, in Franklin, Tennessee, to Tish Cyrus and Billy Ray Cyrus. Her voice type is Mezzo-Soprano and has 4 octaves. She became a teen idol starring as the more.
38 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.
39 Tinashe Tinashe Jorgenson Kachingwe, known professionally as Tinashe, is an American singer, songwriter, record producer, dancer, actress and former model.

Pretty average nothing special - DaWyteNight

40 Marit Larsen Marit Elisabeth Larsen is a Norwegian singer and songwriter. She began playing violins at age of 5, and played it until the age of 8. She gained international fame during her teenage years as a member of the pop duo M2M with childhood friend Marion Raven.
41 Marion Raven Marion Elise Ravn, known as Marion Raven, is a Norwegian singer and songwriter. She was one-half of the now-defunct pop duo M2M, along with Marit Larsen.
42 Monica Monica is an R&B singer who was most popular in the 90s. Her most well-known song was "The Boy Is Mine" with R&B singer Brandy.
43 Charli XCX Charlotte Emma Aitchison, better known by her stage name Charli XCX, is an English singer and songwriter. Her most famous songs include Boom Clap and her feature on Iggy Azalea's Fancy.
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