Top 10 Best Female Singers in the World
What do you think about music? Its composers? Its lyrics? Its singers? Music is something that everybody likes. It is like an escape from reality for a little while. Different people have different choices of music. And different singers have different styles of singing. Every singer is unique and is loved by their respective fans. Here is a list of top ten best female singers in the world.
10. Katy Perry
Katy Perry is the stage name for ‘Katheryn Elizabeth “Katy” Hudson’. This 29 year old artist is not just a singer, but also a business woman. She’s young and has millions of fans spread all around the world. People still recognize her with “I Kissed a Girl”. After that she has never looked back. She has given hits like E.T., Last Friday Night and Firework which topped the bill boards for many weeks. Few of her albums are: One of the boys, Teenage Dream and Prism. She has been recognized with many awards and nominations. She has bagged 11 Grammy nominations, 14 people’s Choice Awards, 2 American Music Awards and 4 MTV Video Music Awards. She is credited as the electro pop artist because of her latest album Prism.
Shakira Isabel Mebarak Ripoll, popularly known as Shakira is a Columbian pop singer and dancer. She has really strong vocals and incredible hip shaking belly moves. This 36 year old singer cum dancer is known very well for her Latin and Arabic styles. Born with a combination of Lebanese and Colombian culture, she tries and fuses these with Spanish and wins everybody’s hearts. If somebody thinks of a belly dancer, it is always Shakira who comes on people’s minds. Her biggest hits include, “Hips don’t lie”, “Whenever Wherever”, “Underneath your clothes” and “She Wolf”. Later her song “Waka Waka” became the theme song for the FIFA World Cup 2010. She has bagged many awards like 2 Grammy Awards, 5 MTV Video Music Awards, 8 Latin Grammy Awards, 7 Billboard Music Awards, and 28 Billboard Latin Music Awards and was one of the nominations for Golden Globe Awards. She is known to be the highest selling Columbian artists of all times.
The name Madonna is enough for the audience to use for Madonna Louise Veronica Ciccone. She is a really strongly strong voice character and has a good collection of song video clips along with hits. She is known to be an expert in breath taking techniques between songs. When she breathes for the next line in her song, it sounds like a soft and gentle sigh which bolds the lyrics of the line. This 55 year old singer has a unique and original style of singing and is still known as one of the sexiest singers of all times. She has bagged innumerable awards including Billboard Awards, American Awards, Danish Awards, Golden Globe Awards, Grammy Awards, Hong Kong Awards, International Dance Music Awards, Japan Gold Disc Awards, Las Vegas Film Critics Society Awards, MTV Awards, People’s Choice Awards and VH1 Awards.
7. Shreya Ghoshal
Shreya Ghoshal is an Indian playback singer. She mostly sings for Bollywood movies as well as in other Indian languages like Bangla, Marathi, and Punjabi among others. She started her career after winning the Sa Re Ga Ma Pa contest in India. Her voice is literally as sweet as nightingale’s. She is amazing when it comes to high as well as low notes. She is known for her versatile style of singing. She has bagged many awards like National Film Award for best female playback singer along with many film fare awards, IIFA awards and Zee Cine awards. She has sung songs like ‘Silsilaa’, ‘Chikni Chameli’ and ‘Zoobie Doobie’ among others.
6. Lady Gaga
Born with a name as Stefani Joanne Angelina Germanotta, this singer is more famous as Lady Gaga. She is simply amazing! Lady Gaga is bringing music into new great heights. She is immensely talented and is full of different ideas and inner voice. She makes an effort to do something different every time she comes out with a song. Be it the lyrics, costumes or the video it is always full of imagination and creativity. She has won a total of 5 Grammy awards, 2 People’s Choice Awards and has sold millions of her songs worldwide. The “Bad Romance” singer is known for her passion to do something extra ordinary. She is like a roller coaster and nobody knows what she is going to do next. She has songs like, Poker Face, Paparazzi, Telephone, and Alejandro to her glory.
5. Mariah Carey
Mariah Carey is a singer, song writer, record producer, actress and also a philanthropist. It is her range; her tonal echo; her precision of pitch; her ‘trills’ (vocal runs); and her upper power when hitting high notes that made her one of the all time greats. Mariah’s voice is just incomparable, there’s nothing else to say about it, its beautifully pure, angelic and very unique. She has won as many as 5 Grammy Awards, 18 World Music Awards, 10 American Music Awards, 32 Billboard Music Awards and also a list of other notable awards. All I want for Christmas is you, we belong together and Fantasy are a few of her greatest hits.
4. Jennifer Lopez
Jennifer Lynn Muniz is popularly known as Jennifer Lopez aka JLo. Since childhood she was inclined towards music. This 44 year old singer is not just any other singer; she is also a dancer, actress and one of the biggest celebrities of all times. She gained her fame through “If you had my love”, which is one of her first songs and it went viral in just two weeks. People recognized her dancing abilities by watching her dance to “Waiting for tonight”, which is till date JLo’s most famous song. She is also known for her movies like, “The Wedding Planner” and “Maid in Manhattan”. She has been recognized by awards and nominations in many prestigious award functions like Blockbuster Entertainment Awards, Celebrity Fight Night Award, Empire Awards, Grammy Awards, Golden Globe Awards, International Dance Music Awards, MTV Awards, People’s Choice Awards, Vogue Fashion Awards, VH1 Awards and many others.
Beyonce Giselle Knowles Carter, popularly known as Beyonce is one of the singers who is believed to be out of this world. This woman is flawless and amazing. If someone watches her perform, one can see the amount of hard work and dedication that she puts in to her singing. Beyonce is a combination of sexiness, beauty and talent. This 32 year old singer has bagged enormous numbers of awards to herself. She has won 293 awards from 453 nominations from many award ceremonies. She has a total of 17 Grammy Awards to herself from 46 nominations. Her most famous songs include songs like, “Drunk in love”, “Single Ladies”, “Halo” and “XO”.
Adele Laurie Blue Adkins is one of the newest artists and has been getting a lot of awards, nominations and attention; all worth it. This 25 year old singer is unbelievable. Listening to her pure magical voice gives chills. She has an amazing talent and has already positioned herself as one of the greatest singers and song writers of all times. Adele was inclined towards music from a tender age of 3. Her music albums, 19 and 21 gained a lot of fame in no time. She has received a total of 96 awards and about 181 nominations. She is famous for her songs like Rolling in the deep, Sky fall and Rumour has it.
1. Whitney Houston
Whitney Elizabeth Houston had the most amazing voice control ever. She set the standards for singing that have still not been matched by anybody. She was also the most influential singer in the world. She has an incomparable melodious voice. She has bagged several awards and accolades for her music and movies. She is the most awarded female artist of all times with a total of more than 600 awards to her credits. I will always love you is one of her biggest hits along with songs like, Greatest love of all, I have nothing, I wanna dance with somebody and one moment in time.