Entertainment The Best Current Female Singers  

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List Rules Only female artists who currently have singles out, are on tour, or have new albums.

The best female singers currently performing and making some of the best pop songs of 2018 could easily be among the best of all time without contest. Including new female artists who are rising stars in music, 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.

Featuring young pop stars, famous artists, black vocalists, and more, this list has it all! 

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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19,909 14,953
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21, 1988, 19
2
14,342 11,259
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WarrenMitchell added Beyonce, 4, I Am...Sasha Fierce
3
14,653 9,610
Ariana Grande is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Current Female Singers
mosquito234 added My Everything, Yours Truly, Christmas Kisses EP
4
12,777 10,061
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The Fame, Born This Way, Just Dance
5
12,173 9,810
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Loud, Good Girl Gone Bad, Rihanna 3CD Collector's Set
6
11,309 9,998
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LanaTinaQueens added Back to Basics, My Kind of Christmas, Stripped
7
12,518 10,203
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M!ssundaztood, I'm Not Dead, Funhouse
8
8,834 7,979
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Remixed & Unplugged in A minor, As I Am, Unplugged
9
10,964 5,930
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Coolza added Some People Have Real Problems, Don't Bring Me Down E.P, OnlySee
10
9,691 6,790
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WarrenMitchell added Don't Forget, Here We Go Again, Demi
11
13,325 13,893
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1989, Red, Speak Now
12
9,650 8,579
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Breakaway, Stronger, My December
13
10,138 11,303
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Prism, Prism (Acoustic), Teenage Dream
14
8,119 6,791
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NormanBates added Live & Off the Record, Laundry Service, Where Are the Thieves?
15
6,701 2,925
Celine Dion is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Current Female Singers
Jerry Vond added Falling into You, These Are Special Times, Miracle
16
8,047 7,601
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Blown Away, Carnival Ride, Some Hearts
17
7,685 6,756
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MChi added Daydream, Music Box, Mariah Carey
18
6,893 6,263
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Born to Die, Paradise, Lana Del Rey
19
6,215 6,065
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Lights, Halcyon, An Introduction to Ellie Goulding
20
6,266 6,170
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Ralphie added Pure Heroine, The Love Club EP, Tennis Club EP
21
6,008 4,285
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Coolza added Domino, Alive, Who You Are
22
7,116 6,597
Madonna is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Current Female Singers
NormanBates added Rebel Heart, MDNA, Hard Candy
23
6,562 5,911
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radeo16 added Stars Dance, Shake It Up, Come & Get It
24
4,690 4,050
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Coolza added Love. Angel. Music. Baby., The Sweet Escape, The Sweet Escape
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6,119 6,551
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nikosnikopoulos3 added ...Baby One More Time, Blackout, Oops!...I Did It Again