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List Rules Vote up any female singer whose voice you wish you had

What female singer's voice would you most like to have? This is a different question than "who has the best female voice ever?" Some of the greatest vocalists have most distinct voices that may not suit your needs. Like, can you imagine Amy Winehouse singing "Sk8er Boi"? Or Whitney Houston singing a Dolly Parton song? ...What famous woman singer do YOU wish you could sound like? Say you can steal any voice like Ursula steals Ariel's. Whose would be the most fun to whip out at parties? Which would best equip you to sing your favorite songs? Which is the most versatile? Which coveted female singing voice would make you the most money?

 When you're done here, go vote on the same question for men: What male singing voice do you most wish you had?
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Barbra Streisand is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Female Singer You Most Wish You Could Sound Like
Barbra Streisand Adult contemporary music, Show tune, Traditional pop music

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568 1,085
Ella Fitzgerald is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Female Singer You Most Wish You Could Sound Like
Ella Fitzgerald Ballad, Swing music, Traditional pop music

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872 1,630
Adele is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Female Singer You Most Wish You Could Sound Like
Adele Southern soul, Neo soul, Rock music

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Julie Andrews is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Female Singer You Most Wish You Could Sound Like
BrendaLiggy added Julie Andrews

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987 1,454
Whitney Houston is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Female Singer You Most Wish You Could Sound Like
Whitney Houston Pop music, Dance-pop, Contemporary R&B

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625 1,270
Amy Winehouse is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Female Singer You Most Wish You Could Sound Like
Amy Winehouse Doo-wop, Pop music, Neo soul

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Aretha Franklin is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Female Singer You Most Wish You Could Sound Like
Aretha Franklin Pop music, Rock music, Rhythm and blues

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372 554
Karen Carpenter is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Female Singer You Most Wish You Could Sound Like
GHMariadeLourdes added Karen Carpenter Pop music, Soft rock

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P!nk is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Female Singer You Most Wish You Could Sound Like
P!nk Hip hop music, Synthpunk, Pop punk

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Annie Lennox is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Female Singer You Most Wish You Could Sound Like
Annie Lennox Blue-eyed soul, New Wave, Pop music

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Florence Welch is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Female Singer You Most Wish You Could Sound Like
Coolza added Florence Welch Indie pop, Neo soul, Alternative rock

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Christina Aguilera is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Female Singer You Most Wish You Could Sound Like
Christina Aguilera Hip hop music, Bubblegum pop, Rock music

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Madonna is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Female Singer You Most Wish You Could Sound Like
Coolza added Madonna Pop music, Rock music, Electronic music

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Jackie Evancho is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Female Singer You Most Wish You Could Sound Like
Jackie Evancho Crossover

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800 1,046
Mariah Carey is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Female Singer You Most Wish You Could Sound Like
Mariah Carey Hip hop music, Pop music, Contemporary R&B

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Dusty Springfield is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Female Singer You Most Wish You Could Sound Like
Dusty Springfield Blue-eyed soul, Pop music, Traditional pop music

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Cher is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Female Singer You Most Wish You Could Sound Like
Cher Hip hop music, Rock music, Dance-pop

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Édith Piaf is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Female Singer You Most Wish You Could Sound Like
Kasir Radojica added Édith Piaf Torch song, Chanson, Cabaret

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Nina Simone is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Female Singer You Most Wish You Could Sound Like
Nina Simone Folk music, Rhythm and blues, Jazz

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498 1,034
Lana Del Rey is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Female Singer You Most Wish You Could Sound Like
Coolza added Lana Del Rey Hip hop music, Indie pop, Alternative hip hop

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Alicia Keys is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Female Singer You Most Wish You Could Sound Like
Alicia Keys Hip hop music, Pop music, Neo soul

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391 492
Stevie Nicks is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Female Singer You Most Wish You Could Sound Like
Stevie Nicks Classic rock, Pop music, Rock music

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Liza Minnelli is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Female Singer You Most Wish You Could Sound Like
Kasir Radojica added Liza Minnelli Pop music

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Janis Joplin is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Female Singer You Most Wish You Could Sound Like
Coolza added Janis Joplin Blues-rock, Rock music, Folk music

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Agnetha Fältskog is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Female Singer You Most Wish You Could Sound Like
Coolza added Agnetha Fältskog Disco, Pop music, Rock music

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246 367
Judy Garland is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Female Singer You Most Wish You Could Sound Like
LeenaPhillips added Judy Garland

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Tina Turner is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Female Singer You Most Wish You Could Sound Like
Tina Turner Rock music, Dance-pop, Rhythm and blues

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Linda Ronstadt is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Female Singer You Most Wish You Could Sound Like
Linda Ronstadt New Wave, Rock music, Latin American music

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140 117
Roberta Flack is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Female Singer You Most Wish You Could Sound Like
Kasir Radojica added Roberta Flack Folk music, Rhythm and blues, Jazz

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Beyoncé Knowles is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Female Singer You Most Wish You Could Sound Like
Beyoncé Knowles Urban contemporary, Hip hop music, Pop music

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Amy Lee is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Female Singer You Most Wish You Could Sound Like
Amy Lee Alternative rock, Alternative metal

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Doris Day is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Female Singer You Most Wish You Could Sound Like
Doris Day Traditional pop music, Big band

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Kate Bush is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Female Singer You Most Wish You Could Sound Like
Kate Bush Synthpop, Pop rock, Alternative rock

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Rihanna is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Female Singer You Most Wish You Could Sound Like
Rihanna Urban contemporary, Hip hop music, Synthpop

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Lady Gaga is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Female Singer You Most Wish You Could Sound Like
Lady Gaga Pop music, Rock music, Electronic music

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683 750
Celine Dion is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Female Singer You Most Wish You Could Sound Like
Celine Dion Adult contemporary music, Pop music, Rock music

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288 433
Shania Twain is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Female Singer You Most Wish You Could Sound Like
Shania Twain Country pop, Pop music, Rock music

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132 116
Dinah Washington is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Female Singer You Most Wish You Could Sound Like
Kasir Radojica added Dinah Washington Traditional pop music, Vocal jazz, Rhythm and blues

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k.d. lang is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Female Singer You Most Wish You Could Sound Like
Coolza added k.d. lang Adult contemporary music, Pop music, Folk music

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Debbie Harry is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Female Singer You Most Wish You Could Sound Like
Debbie Harry Hip hop music, Alternative hip hop, New Wave

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221 338
Sia Furler is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Female Singer You Most Wish You Could Sound Like
Coolza added Sia Furler Pop music, Trip hop, Dance-pop

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128 152
Shirley Bassey is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Female Singer You Most Wish You Could Sound Like
munnimi added Shirley Bassey Popular music, Adult contemporary music, Pop music

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Kelly Clarkson is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Female Singer You Most Wish You Could Sound Like
Kelly Clarkson Adult contemporary music, Blues-rock, Blue-eyed soul

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Cyndi Lauper is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Female Singer You Most Wish You Could Sound Like
Coolza added Cyndi Lauper Adult contemporary music, New Wave, Pop music

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Diana Ross is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Female Singer You Most Wish You Could Sound Like

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Sarah Vaughan is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Female Singer You Most Wish You Could Sound Like
Kasir Radojica added Sarah Vaughan Cool jazz, Traditional pop music, Vocal jazz

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239 338
Etta James is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Female Singer You Most Wish You Could Sound Like
Etta James Rock music, Rhythm and blues, Rock and roll

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Joan Jett is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Female Singer You Most Wish You Could Sound Like
Joan Jett Glam punk, Rock and roll, Hard rock

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Norah Jones is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Female Singer You Most Wish You Could Sound Like
Coolza added Norah Jones Vocal jazz, Jazz blues, Jazz fusion

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Olivia Newton-John is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Female Singer You Most Wish You Could Sound Like
cubguy added Olivia Newton-John Country pop, Pop music, Soft rock