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The Best Current Female Singers

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

The best female singers currently performing rank among some of the best female singers 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 best female 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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    the people's #1 & most listed Turning Tables, iTunes Live from SoHo, 1988

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    often listed & added by mal1 All I Really Want, In Praise of the Vulnerable Man, Not as We

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    Diary, Ghetto Story Chapter 2, Doesn't Mean Anything

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    Fallen, Evanescence, The Open Door

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    ranked low on reranks & added by mosquito234 Do You Love Me, The Way, Popular Song

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    2005-07-22: Kansas City, MO, USA, Smile, Let Go

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    added by malmrphy Nathan, 1991, 212

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    The Concert: Highlights, Barbra: The Ultimate Collection, What Kind of ...

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    added by WarrenMitchell Video Phone, Beyoncé Karaoke Hits, Vol. I, Irreplaceable

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    added by Coolza All Is Full of Björk, Earth Intruders, Pagan Poetry

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    added by bakermf465 Peak Performance, Angel in Disguise, Missing You

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    added by nikosnikopoulos3 Scream & Shout, The Singles Collection, Me Against the Music

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    often listed & ranked high on reranks Tug of War, This Kiss, Kiss

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    American Idol (Live Broadcast), Mama's Song, Play On

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    added by First L Fight for This Love, 3 Words, Promise This Christmas Bundle

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    added by LanaTinaQueens Your Body, What a Girl Wants, Remixed Hitz

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    new! & added by KassydiOlson Find Me

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    ranked low on reranks & added by averagej123 Lovestrong., Jar of Hearts, A Very Merry Perri Christmas

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    added by malmrphy Playlist: The Very Best of Ciara, Ciara, Work

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    You, iTunes Live, All of You

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    added by WarrenMitchell Here We Go Again, Get Back, Don't Forget

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    added by averagej123 Sand in My Shoes, No Freedom, Everything to Lose

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    Starting Over Again, Downtown, Shine

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    Rain on Your Parade, Endlessly, Deluxe EP

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    Your Song, Figure 8, Lights

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    added by First L Live at the Royal Albert Hall, iTunes Session, Daddy

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    added by wiabux White Is in the Winter Night, May It Be, Amarantine (Special Christmas ...

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    added by MChi I Believe, Fantasia, Back to Me

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    added by Coolza Finally, Big Girls Don't Cry, Party People

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    Sweet Nothing, Sweet Nothing

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    ranked low on reranks & added by Coolza Early Winter, The Sweet Escape, Can I Have It Like That?

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    added by Boyle348 Airplanes

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    added by Tunanorth Jackie Evancho Dream With Me, Songs From The Silver Screen, Prelude To A Dream, Heavenly Christmas 

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    Think Like a Man, I Remember Me, Spotlight

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    ranked low on reranks & added by Coolza iTunes Festival: 2012, Do It Like a Dude, Nobody's Perfect

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    added by WarrenMitchell No Air, Tattoo, No Air

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    added by elise Immigrant Song, Hello Tomorrow (adidas Version)

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    Deeper Understanding, Hounds of Love, Live at Hammersmith Odeon

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    Hot N Cold, E.T., Ur So Gay

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    100 Proof, Small Town Girl, 100 Proof

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    Catch My Breath, Cry, My December

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    added by First L BET Presents Kelly Rowland, Simply Deep, What a Feeling

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    often listed & ranked high on reranks Sleazy, Deconstructed, TiK ToK

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    Judas, The Edge of Glory, The Fame Monster

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    Paradise, Summertime Sadness, Lana Del Ray a.k.a. Lizzy Grant

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    Lara Fabian, Lara Fabian, Le Secret

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    Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas, Good Friend and a Glass of Wine, O ...

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    ranked low on reranks & added by Coolza Spirit, Spirit (Deluxe Edition), The Labyrinth Tour: Live from the O2

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    added by First L Change Your Life (Remixes), DNA, Wings

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