Band/Musician The Best Current Female Singers

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List Rules 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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Adele


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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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Taylor Swift


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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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#4 on The Best Current Pop Groups/Singers

#76 on The Best Pop Groups/Artists

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#168 on The Best Singers of All Time

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Beyoncé Knowles


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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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#5 on The Best Current Pop Groups/Singers

#248 on The Best Pop Groups/Artists

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#121 on The Best Singers of All Time

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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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#9 on The Best Current Pop Groups/Singers

#143 on The Best Pop Groups/Artists

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#64 on The Best Singers of All Time

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Sia Furler


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Albums: Some People Have Real Problems, Don't Bring Me Down E.P, OnlySee, Colour the Small One We Are Born, + more

Genres (Music): Pop music, Trip hop, Dance-pop, Chill-out music Electronic dance music, + more

Nationality: Australia

Labels: Dance Pool, Astralwerks, Hear Music, Go! Beat Records

Career Began: Victoria, Australia

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#11 on The Best Current Pop Groups/Singers

#148 on The Best Pop Groups/Artists

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#128 on The Best Female Vocalists Ever

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Katy Perry


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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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#6 on The Best Current Pop Groups/Singers

#149 on The Best Pop Groups/Artists

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#193 on The Best Singers of All Time

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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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#8 on The Best Current Pop Groups/Singers

#78 on The Best Pop Groups/Artists

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#110 on The Best Singers of All Time

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Christina Aguilera


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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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#19 on The Best Current Pop Groups/Singers

#96 on The Best Pop Groups/Artists

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#19 on The Best Singers of All Time

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