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Top 100 Best Female Singers Of All Time

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This list of best female singers of all time not only includes greatest female singers of past era but also ranks top female singers of today.

We are glad that we are living in an era where musical talent is nod bond to one country or region. The other plus point is that women are allowed to sing. This might not come as an achievement to many but there was time when women were not allowed to sing. There were too many social limitations and gender discriminations. But glad we improved as a society and as a result we got to hear some of the most melodious and musical voices in the world.

Not only we can enjoy music of female musical talents but technology has helped us to store their voices on digital media so that we can enjoy our favorite tracks anywhere any time.

So, here we have compiled a list of 100 greatest female singers of all time. A Poll was conducted online among music lovers and here are the female singers that were chosen as the greatest:

Best Female Singers

100. Miley Cyrus
Best Female Singers
Main Albums of Miley Cyrus: Breakout, Bangerz, Hannah Montana Forever, Can’t Be Tamed
99. Selena Gomez
Best Female Singers
Main Albums of Selena Gomez: For You, Revival, Stars Dance, Slow Down
98. Ellie Goulding
Best Female Singers
Main Albums of Ellie Goulding: Delirium, Halcyon Days, Halcyon, Lights
97. Joan Baez
Best Female Singers
Main Albums of Joan Baez: Baez Sings Dylan, Come from the Shadows, Bowery Songs, Dark Chords on a Big Guitar
96. Ariana Grande
Best Female Singers
Main Albums of Ariana Grande: Dangerous Woman, My Everything, Christmas & Chill, Yours Truly
95. Fiona Apple
Best Female Singers
Main Albums of Fiona Apple: The Idler Wheel…, Extraordinary Machine, Tidal, When the Pawn…
94. Julie Andrews
Best Female Singers
Main Albums of Julie Andrews: At Her Very Best, My Fair Lady, Camelot, A Christmas Treasure
93. Shreya Ghosal
Best Female Singers
Main Albums of Shreya Ghosal: Banomali Re, Humnasheen, Har Pal, Akasher Mukhomukhi
92. Fergie
Best Female Singers
Main Albums of Fergie: The Collaborations, As Cinco Melhores, The Dutchess Deluxe EP, The Dutchess
91. Jennifer Lopez
Best Female Singers
Main Albums of Jennifer Lopez: A.K.A., LOVE?, On the 6, Brave, Como Ama una Mujer, J.Lo
90. Nelly Furtado
Best Female Singers
Main Albums of Nelly Furtado: Loose, Whoa, Nelly!, Mi Plan, The Spirit Indestructible
89. Mahalia Jackson
Best Female Singers
Main Albums of Mahalia Jackson: Louis and the Good Book, Christmas With Mahalia, Gospels, Spirituals & Hymns
88. Pat Benatar
Best Female Singers
Main Albums of Pat Benatar: Crimes of Passion, In the Heat of the Night, Best Shots, Tropico, Seven the Hard Way
87. Tori Amos
Best Female Singers
Main Albums of Tori Amos: Little Earthquakes, Boys for Pele, American Doll Posse, Strange Little Girls, Midwinter Graces
86. Dido
Best Female Singers
Main Albums of Dido: Girl Who Got Away, Life for Rent, Safe Trip Home, No Angel
85. Sunidhi Chauhan
Best Female Singers
Main Albums of Sunidhi Chauhan: Damlelya Babachi Kahani, Ustad & the Divas, Tell Me O Kkhuda
84. Lana Del Rey
Best Female Singers
Main Albums of Lana Del Rey: Honeymoon, Sirens, Born to Die, Die for Me, Ultraviolence
83. Judy Garland
Best Female Singers
Main Albums of Judy Garland: Miss Show Business, Garland at the Grove, Alone, The Garland Touch
82. Gloria Gaynor
Best Female Singers
Main Albums of Gloria Gaynor: I’ve Got You, Love Tracks, Glorious, Experience Gloria Gaynor, I Will Survive: The Anthology
81. Alka Yagnik
Best Female Singers
Main Albums of Alka Yagnik: Tomar Naam Likhe Debo, Mone Robe, Mata Rani Ka Dhyan Dhariye, Mashooqa Album
80. Aaliyah
Best Female Singers
Main Albums of Aaliyah: Age Ain’t Nothing but a Number, Ultimate Aaliyah, I Care 4 U, One in a Million
79. Avril Lavigne
Best Female Singers
Main Albums of Avril Lavigne: Let Go, Goodbye Lullaby, My World, B-Sides, Under My Skin
78. Amy Winehouse
Best Female Singers
Main Albums of Amy Winehouse: Frank, Back to Black, Amy Winehouse at the BBC, Lioness: Hidden Treasures
77. Carrie Underwood
Best Female Singers
Main Albums of Carrie Underwood: Some Hearts, Play On, Blown Away, Storyteller
76. Jennifer Hudson
Best Female Singers
Main Albums of Jennifer Hudson: JHUD, I Remember Me
75. Lauryn Hill
Best Female Singers
Main Albums of Lauryn Hill: The Miseducation of Lauryn Hill, Ms. Hill, MTV Unplugged No. 2.0
74. Leann Rimmes
Best Female Singers
Main Albums of Leann Rimes: Twisted Angel, Lady & Gentlemen, Spitfire, Blue, This Woman
73. Shakira
Best Female Singers
Main Albums of Shakira: Laundry Service, Magia, She Wolf, Sale el Sol, Grandes Exitos
72. Sinead O Conor
Best Female Singers
Main Albums of Sinead O Conor: The Lion and the Cobra, Universal Mother, Am I Not Your Girl?, Faith and Courage, I Do Not Want What I Haven’t Got
71. Leona Lewis
Best Female Singers
Main Albums of Leona Lewis: Echo, Spirit, Glassheart, Hurt: The EP, Twilight
70. Janet Jackson
Best Female Singers
Main Albums of Janet Jackson: Unbreakable, Control, Discipline, 20 Y.O., Number Ones
69. Anita Baker
Best Female Singers
Main Albums of Anita Baker: The Songstress, Rapture, Chapter 8, Compositions, My Everything
68. Gwen Stefani
Best Female Singers
Main Albums of Gwen Stefani: This Is What the Truth Feels Like, The Sweet Escape, Gwen Stefani Piano Tribute, Love. Angel. Music. Baby.
67. Katy Perry
Best Female Singers
Main Albums of Katy Perry: One of the Boys, Teenage Dream, Prism, Katy Hudson
66. Asha Bhosle
Best Female Singers
Main Albums of Asha Bhosle: Meraj E Ghazal, Rahul And I, Nakshatranche Dene, Jani Mhane Deva
65. Roberta Flack
Best Female Singers
Main Albums of Roberta Flack: First Take, Quiet Fire, Chapter Two, Roberta
64. Annie-Frid Lyngstad
Best Female Singers
Main Albums of Anni-Frid Lyngstad: Frida, Shine, Djupa andetag, Something’s Going On
63. Susan Boyle
Best Female Singers
Main Albums of Susan Boyle: The Gift, Hope, Home For Christmas, I Dreamed a Dream
62. Alanis Morissette
Best Female Singers
Main Albums of Alanis Morissette: Flavors of Entanglement, Under Rug Swept, Havoc and Bright Lights, Jagged Little Pill, Alanis
61. Sheryl Crow
Best Female Singers
Main Albums of Sheryl Crow: The Globe Sessions, Feels Like Home, Detours, C’mon, C’mon, Wildflower
60. Liza Minnelli
Best Female Singers
Main Albums of Liza Minnelli: Results, Confessions, Liza’s Back, Tropical Nights
59. Bette Midler
Best Female Singers
Main Albums of Bette Midler: The Divine Miss M, Beaches, A Gift of Love, Bette Midler, It’s the Girls!
58. Debbie Harry
Best Female Singers
Main Albums of Debbie Harry: Once More into the Bleach, Parallel Lines, Debravation, KooKoo, Rockbird
57. Chaka Khan
Best Female Singers
Main Albums of Chaka Khan: Rufus, Funk This, Naughty, Come 2 My House
56. Kelly Clarkson
Best Female Singers
Main Albums of Kelly Clarkson: My December, Thankful, All I Ever Wanted, Wrapped in Red, Stronger
55. Ann Wilson
Best Female Singers
Main Albums of Ann Wilson: Hope & Glory, Heart, Bad Animals, Dreamboat Annie, Strange Euphoria
54. Sarah Vaughn
Best Female Singers
Main Albums of Sarah Vaughn: The Divine One, Brazilian Romance, Crazy and Mixed Up, Swingin’ Easy, I Love Brazil!
53. Agnetha Faltskog
Best Female Singers
Main Albums of Agnetha Faltskog: Wrap Your Arms Around Me, I Stand Alone, My Very Best, Arrival, ABBA
52. Maria Callas
Best Female Singers
Main Albums of Maria Callas: The Very Best of Maria Callas, La Traviata, Tosca, Puccini Arias
51. Edith Piaf
Best Female Singers
Main Albums of Edith Piaf: Der Spatz Von Paris, Hymne a la mome, 100 Chansons, Chansons parisiennes, I Regret Nothing
50. Sarah Mclachlan
Best Female Singers
Main Albums of Sarah Mclachlan: Surfacing, Mirrorball, Shine On, Fumbling Towards Ecstasy, Solace
49. Linda Ronstadt
Best Female Singers
Main Albums of Linda Ronstadt: Silk Purse, Simple Dreams, Heart Like a Wheel, Duets, What’s New
48. Enya
Best Female Singers
Main Albums of Enya: Paint the Sky with Stars, A Day Without Rain, Watermark, Dark Sky Island, A Box of Dreams
47. Cher
Best Female Singers
Main Albums of Cher: Take Me Home, Love Hurts, Living Proof, Closer to the Truth, It’s a Man’s World
46. Olivia Newton-John
Best Female Singers
Main Albums of Olivia Newton-John: This Christmas, Totally Hot, Tis the Season, Physical
45. Diana Ross
Best Female Singers
Main Albums of Diana Ross: I Love You, Diana & Marvin, Silk Electric, Diana, Mahogany
44. Toni Braxton
Best Female Singers
Main Albums of Toni Braxton: The Heat, Secrets, Libra, More Than a Woman, Pulse
43. Donna Summer
Best Female Singers
Main Albums of Donna Summer: Live and More, Bad Girls, Four Seasons of Love, Crayons, Once Upon a Time
42. Billie Holiday
Best Female Singers
Main Albums of Billie Holiday: Lady in Satin, Velvet Mood, Lady Sings the Blues, Billie Holiday Sings, The Commodore Master Takes
41. Ella Fitzgerald
Best Female Singers
Main Albums of Ella Fitzgerald: Ella and Louis, Ella in Berlin: Mack the Knife, Like Someone in Love, Pure Ella
40. Lady Gaga
Best Female Singers
Main Albums of Lady Gaga: Cheek to Cheek, Artpop, The Fame, Female Intuition, The Fame Monster
39. Taylor Swift
Best Female Singers
Main Albums of Taylor Swift: Speak Now, Red, 1989, Fearless, Beautiful Eyes
38. Adele
Best Female Singers
Main Albums of Adele: 25, 21, iTunes Live from SoHo, 19
37. Sia
Best Female Singers
Main Albums of Sia: This Is Acting, TV Is My Parent, Lady Croissant, Healing Is Difficult, Colour the Small One
36. Sade
Best Female Singers
Main Albums of Sade: Love Deluxe, Promise, Soldier of Love, Lovers Rock, Diamond Life
35. Cyndi Lauper
Best Female Singers
Main Albums of Cyndi Lauper: Detour, True Colors, She’s So Unusual, At Last, A Night to Remember
34. Norah Jones
Best Female Singers
Main Albums of Norah Jones: The Fall, Little Broken Hearts, Foreverly, Not Too Late, Feels Like Home
33. Shania Twain
Best Female Singers
Main Albums of Shania Twain: The Will of a Woman, Up!, Come On Over, Shania Twain, The Discovery Of Eilleen Twain
32. Celine Dion
Best Female Singers
Main Albums of Celine Dion: D’eux, Sans attendre, D’elles, Unison, These Are Special Times
31. Britney Spears
Best Female Singers
Main Albums of Britney Spears: Femme Fatale, Circus, In the Zone, B9, Britney Jean, Blackout
30. Mary J Blidge
Best Female Singers
Main Albums of Mary J. Blige: My Life, Mary, Growing Pains, The London Sessions, Love & Life
29. Stevie Nicks
Best Female Singers
Main Albums of Stevie Nicks: The Other Side of the Mirror, In Your Dreams, The Wild Heart, Bella Donna, Enchanted
28. Patti Labelle
Best Female Singers
Main Albums of Patti Labelle: Patti & Labelle, Lady Marmalade, Burnin, Timeless Journey, Be Yourself
27. Karen Carpenter
Best Female Singers
Main Albums of Karen Carpenter: Close to You, The Very Best of the Carpenters, Now & Then, Ticket to Ride, Horizon
26. Annie Lennox
Best Female Singers
Main Albums of Annie Lennox: Nostalgia, Medusa, Diva, A Christmas Cornucopia, Bare
25. Darlene Love
Best Female Singers
Main Albums of Darlene Love: It’s Christmas, of Course, Introducing Darlene Love, Unconditional Love, Wait Til’ My Bobby Gets Home / Take It From Me
24. Patti Smith
Best Female Singers
Main Albums of Patti Smith: Banga, Twelve, Radio Ethiopia, Horses, Land
23. Pink
Best Female Singers
Main Albums of Pink: Funhouse, Can’t Take Me Home, Try This, Missundaztood, I’m Not Dead
22. Alicia Keys
Best Female Singers
Main Albums of Alicia Keys: Unplugged, As I Am, The Element of Freedom, Radio City Hall NYC, Songs in A Minor
21. Mariah Carey
Best Female Singers
Main Albums of Mariah Carey: Music Box, Daydream, Rainbow, The Emancipation of Mimi, Me. I Am Mariah… The Elusive Chanteuse
20. Dolly Parton
Best Female Singers
Main Albums of Dolly Parton: Blue Smoke, Trio, Little Sparrow, Live and Well, Halos & Horns
19. Ronnie Spector
Best Female Singers
Main Albums of Ronnie Spector: English Heart, Presenting the Fabulous Ronettes Featuring Veronica, The Last of the Rock Stars, She Talks to Rainbows, The Very Best of Ronnie Spector
18. Bjork
Best Female Singers
Main Albums of Bjork: Vulnicura, Homogenic, Vespertine, Post, Debut, Biophilia
17. Rihanna
Best Female Singers
Main Albums of Rihanna: Anti, Loud, Rated R, A Girl Like Me, Devil in a Blue Dress
16. Christina Aguilera
Best Female Singers
Main Albums of Christina Aguilera: Stripped, Bionic, Back to Basics, My Kind of Christmas, Mi Reflejo
15. Gladys Knight
Best Female Singers
Main Albums of Gladys Knight: Imagination, All Our Love, Before Me, The One and Only, Before Me
14. Beyonce
Best Female Singers
Main Albums of Beyonce: B’Day, Lemonade, I Am… Sasha Fierce, Miss Swing Miss Soul, 4(four)
13. Mavis Staples
Best Female Singers
Main Albums of Mavis Staples: One True Vine, You Are Not Alone, Have a Little Faith, The Voice, Livin’ On A High Note
12. Barbra Streisand
Best Female Singers
Main Albums of Barbra Streisand: Guilty, Duets, Partners, People, Streisand Superman
11. Madonna
Best Female Singers
Main Albums of Madonna: Rebel Heart, Music, Erotica, True Blue, MDNA
10. Bonnie Raitt
Best Female Singers
Main Albums of Bonnie Raitt: Dig in Deep, Luck of the Draw, Road Tested, Slipstream, Nick of Time
10. Patsy Cline
Best Female Singers
Main Albums of Patsy Cline: Always, Sweet Dreams, The Patsy Cline Story, Sentimentally Yours, Live at the Cimarron Ballroom
9. Joni Mitchell
Best Female Singers
Main Albums of Joni Mitchell: Blue, Clouds, Ladies of the Canyon, Hejira, For the Roses
8. Dusty Springfield
Best Female Singers
Main Albums of Dusty Springfield: Dusty in Memphis, Dusty… Definitely, A Very Fine Love, It Begins Again, A Girl Called Dusty
7. Nina Simone
Best Female Singers
Main Albums of Nina Simone: Here Comes the Sun, I Put a Spell on You, Little Girl Blue, High Priestess of Soul, Silk & Soul
6. Whitney Houston
Best Female Singers
Main Albums of Whitney Houston: Whitney Houston, The Bodyguard: Original Soundtrack Album, The Preacher’s Wife: Original Soundtrack Album, Just Whitney, I Will Always Love You: The Best of Whitney Houston
5. Janis Joplin
Best Female Singers
Main Albums of Janis Joplin: Pearl, 18 Essential Songs, In Concert, Cry Baby, Love, Janis, I Got Dem Ol’ Kozmic Blues Again Mama!
4. Etta James
Best Female Singers
Main Albums of Etta James: At Last!, Etta James Rocks the House, Seven Year Itch, The Dreamer, All the Way
3. Tina Turner
Best Female Singers
Main Albums of Tina Turner: Simply the Best, Tina Live, Tina Turns the Country On!, Private Dancer, Wildest Dreams
2. Aretha Franklin
Best Female Singers
Main Albums of Aretha Franklin: Amazing Grace, Lady Soul, Queen of Soul: The Atlantic Recordings, Aretha Now, I Never Loved a Man the Way I Love You
1. Lata Mangeshkar
Best Female Singers

Main Albums of Lata Mangeshkar: Ram Ratan Dhan Payo, Saadgi, An Era In An Evening, Meera Bhajans, Sampoorna Haripath

So which female singer do you think is the greatest? Who do you think has the most varied vocal range and can sing on any note?

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