Top Ten Whistle Register Singers

The whistle register, also known as the flute register, is the highest register of the human voice, laying above the falsetto register. Some singers have been able to sing in this register, although this is rare.

The Top Ten

1 Minnie Riperton

Minnie inspired everyone to sing in this register; Mariah even lists her as an influence. Able to imitate bird calls and instruments such as flutes and piccolos, Minnie sports a five octave vocal range and was the first singer to make this note popular. A fun fact is that she is the mother of Maya Rudolph, Saturday Night Live comedienne/actress.

Way better than Mariah! - ILikeSexyGirls

Nothing and nobody...not even Mariah can ever compare.

Mariah wack ass carey doesn't come close!

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

Shanice, no doubt about this chick! She makes Mariah fatty seem irrelevant.

Much better than Mariah Fatty honestly, yeah I said it!

I'd listen to Shanice's beautiful voice over mariah carey's ugly yelling any day honestly. - ILikeSexyGirls

Pariah Scary is no comparison and her voice is just like her face and personality, ugly!

3 Mariah Carey Mariah Carey Mariah Carey, born March 27, 1970, is an American singer, songwriter and actress. She is one of the biggest best-selling women in the music industry, with 18 number 1 records to her name. She is regarded as a sex symbol through her songs and music videos, and she is "well known" for her over-the-top ...read more.

Awesome much because she is the queen

She as that nice smooth jazz to it

Trash trash trash

She is the best, y'all delusional if u deny it

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4 Chante Moore Chante Moore
5 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.
6 JoJo JoJo
7 Morissette Amon

Wide variety of range and hits the whistle register effortlessly with no obvious jump off point.

She has whistle register shes a queen

I love her.

She's one of the best female singers out there right now who deserves more recognition.
her midbelts, resonance and the way she holds notes is everything to live for.
plus her whistle register, they're improving from day to day! incredible!
C3-A7 vocal range. I can't wait for her prime! 😍

8 Jill Scott Jill Scott Jill Scott is an American singer-songwriter, model, poet and actress. Her 2000 debut, Who Is Jill Scott?
9 Betty Wright

Whistle note in "No pain no gain" performance is way better than Mariah. I love Mariah but Betty beats her at Whistle register.

10 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.

One of the best female singers out there. Such agility and control. And her whistles are incredible!

The Contenders

11 Debelah Morgan
12 Rachelle Ferrel
13 Adam Lopez
14 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.

Ari should be #1 becauase unlike other whistlers Ariana has hit higher notes than Christina,Minnie and Tori. She is the best singer of all time in my opinion. Many people dislike her but their mad that she can do a whistle register but they can't.

15 Jane Zhang
16 Willa Ford Willa Ford Amanda Lee Williford, known by her stage name Willa Ford, is an American singer, songwriter, dancer, model, television personality and film actress.
17 Christina Aguilera Christina Aguilera Christina María Aguilera is an American singer, songwriter, and record producer, best known for songs such as "Beautiful", "Genie In A Bottle", "Fighter", "Hurt", "Dirrty", "Your Body", "Lady Marmalade", "Reflection", "I Turn To You", "Come On Over Baby (All I Want Is You)" "What A Girl Wants" and ...read more.
18 Whitney Houston Whitney Houston Whitney Elizabeth Houston (August 9, 1963 – February 11, 2012) was an American singer, actress, producer, and model. In 2009, Guinness World Records cited her as the most awarded female act of all time. Houston is one of pop music's best-selling music artists of all-time, with an estimated 170–200 ...read more.

Um no disrespect to Whitney but her highest known note was a FALSETTO C♯6 in "I Wanna Dance with Somebody (Who Loves Me)." That's a far cry from accessping the whistle register. While that note can be sung in the whistle register, it's simply not in Whitney's case. I have little doubt that she could have accessed the register if she wanted to, but she's never demonstrated it publicly. - theOpinionatedOne

19 Misia (Japanese)
20 Yasmeen
21 Tisha Campbell
22 Yma Sumac Yma Sumac
23 Terry Ellis
24 Blu Cantrell
25 Lamya
26 Simone Simons (Epica) Simone Simons (Epica) Simone Johanna Maria Simons is a Dutch singer-songwriter. She is the lead vocalist of Dutch symphonic metal band Epica.
27 Gia Farrell
28 Lisa Fischer
29 Jessica Simpson Jessica Simpson Jessica Ann Simpson is an American singer, songwriter, actress, reality television personality and fashion designer who made her debut in 1999. Since that time, Simpson has made many recordings, starred in several television shows, movies and commercials, launched a line of hair and beauty products, ...read more.
30 Georgia Brown (Rossana Monti)
31 Twiggy
32 Yolandi Visser
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