The Best Current Female Singers

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List Criteria: Female singers who currently have singles out, are on tour, or have new albums

The best female singers currently performing could easily be among the best of all time without contest. These are the most talented female singers in the world (and some of the most successful female musicians as well) here for you to rank from best to worst.

These women represent some of the women who have sold the most albums, female singers with the most awards (including women who have won Grammys), female vocalists with incredible vocal ranges, and just some of the most talented women in entertainment. Some of these top female singers, like Florence Welch, are just becoming exposed to a wide audience, while others like Adele and Taylor Swift are known around the world for their vocal talents.

Who are the greatest female singers today? Which women are the best vocalists? Are the best female singers today the most popular girl singers ever? These are tough questions we'll attempt to answer with this list of the best current female singers. If your favorite female singer isn't on the list, make sure to add her so she can contend for the #1 spot as the top current female singer.
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    • Albums: 21, 1988, 19
    • Genres (Music): Southern soul, Neo soul, Rock music, Nashville sound, Rhythm and blues, + more
    • Nationality: England
    • Labels: XL Recordings, Universal Music Group, Columbia
    • Career Began: Tottenham, London, United Kingdom
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    • Albums: 1989, Red, Speak Now, Fearless, Taylor Swift
    • Genres (Music): Country pop, Pop music, Rock music, Teen pop, Dance-pop, + more
    • Nationality: United States of America
    • Labels: Big Machine Records, Universal Music Group
    • Career Began: Wyomissing, Pennsylvania, United States of America
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    • Albums: Beyonce, 4, I Am...Sasha Fierce, B'Day, Dangerously in Love
    • Genres (Music): Urban contemporary, Hip hop music, Pop music, Teen pop, Dance-pop, + more
    • Nationality: United States of America
    • Labels: Sony BMG Music Entertainment, Columbia
    • Career Began: Houston, Texas, United States of America
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    • Albums: M!ssundaztood, I'm Not Dead, Funhouse, Dear Mr. President, Pink: Live in Europe, + more
    • Genres (Music): Hip hop music, Synthpunk, Pop punk, Alternative hip hop, Dance-punk, + more
    • Nationality: United States of America
    • Labels: LaFace Records, Jive Records, Arista Records, RCA Records
    • Career Began: Atlanta, Georgia, United States of America
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    • Albums: Prism, Prism (Acoustic), Teenage Dream, One of the Boys, Katy Hudson
    • Genres (Music): Christian music, Synthpop, Rock music, Electronic music, Dance-pop, + more
    • Nationality: United States of America
    • Labels: Island Records, Capitol Music Group, The Island Def Jam Music Group, Interscope Records, Columbia, + more
    • Career Began: Santa Barbara, California, United States of America
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    • Albums: The Fame, Born This Way, Just Dance, The Edge of Glory, The Fame Monster, + more
    • Genres (Music): Pop music, Rock music, Electronic music, Electronic dance music, Contemporary R&B, + more
    • Nationality: United States of America
    • Labels: Universal Music Group, Interscope Records, KonLive Distribution, Streamline Records
    • Career Began: Yonkers, New York, United States of America
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    • Albums: Back to Basics, My Kind of Christmas, Stripped, Christina Aguilera, Bionic, + more
    • Genres (Music): Hip hop music, Bubblegum pop, Rock music, Swing music, Electronic music, + more
    • Nationality: United States of America
    • Labels: Sony BMG Music Entertainment, RCA Records
    • Career Began: Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States of America
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    • Albums: My Everything, Yours Truly, Christmas Kisses EP, Love Me Harder EP
    • Genres (Music): Pop music, Contemporary R&B, Pop rock
    • Nationality: United States of America
    • Labels: Universal Republic Records, Republic Records
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