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The Best Current Female Singers

Updated July 13, 2020 832.0k votes 84.3k voters 2.1m views213 items

List RulesOnly 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 2019 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. This list of female pop singers has everyone from Beyoncé to Britney Spears.

The women on this list of female singers 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 of top female artists has it all! 

Who are the greatest female singers today? Which women are the best vocalists? Who were the top female singers in 2018 and 2019? Which American, Canadian, and English female singers are due for a banner year in 2020? Who are the best current female rock singers around the world right now? 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 pop singers aren'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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    Lady Gaga
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    Lady Gaga

    The Fame, Born This Way

    Genres (Music)Pop, Dance, Electronic

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    Adele
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    Adele

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    Genres (Music)Pop, R&B, Soul

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  • 3
    Beyoncé Knowles
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    Genres (Music)R&B, Pop, Hip hop

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  • 4
    P!nk
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    P!nk

    M!ssundaztood, I'm Not Dead

    Genres (Music)Pop punk, R&B

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    Rihanna
    13,785
    10,856

    Rihanna

    Loud, Good Girl Gone Bad

    Genres (Music)R&B, Pop, Hip hop

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    Ariana Grande
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    My Everything, Yours Truly

    Genres (Music)Pop, Contemporary R&B

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  • 7
    Demi Lovato
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    8,345

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    Don't Forget, Here We Go Again

    Genres (Music)Indie pop, Contemporary R&B

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  • 8
    Alicia Keys
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    8,768

    Alicia Keys

    Remixed & Unplugged in A minor, As I Am

    Genres (Music)Hip hop music, Pop music, Neo soul, Electronic music, Contemporary R&B

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  • 9
    Dua Lipa
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  • 10
    Sia Furler
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    Sia Furler

    Some People Have Real Problems, Don't Bring Me Down E.P

    Genres (Music)Indie pop, Electronica

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    Kelly Clarkson
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    Kelly Clarkson

    Breakaway, Stronger

    Genres (Music)Country, Pop, Blues

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  • 12
    Jennifer Lopez
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    3,988

    Jennifer Lopez

    Jenny From the Block, J.Lo

    Genres (Music)Hip hop music, Pop music, Latin pop, Dance-pop, Contemporary R&B

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  • 13
    Billie Eilish
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  • 14
    Christina Aguilera
    11,411
    10,975

    Christina Aguilera

    Back to Basics, My Kind of Christmas

    Genres (Music)Hip hop music, Bubblegum pop, Rock music, Swing music, Electronic music

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  • 15
    Shakira
    8,936
    7,535

    Shakira

    Live & Off the Record, Laundry Service

    Genres (Music)Urban contemporary, Merengue music, Synthpop, Rock music, Latin American music

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  • 16
    anne-marie
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  • 17
    Lana Del Rey
    7,413
    6,982

    Lana Del Rey

    Born to Die, Paradise

    Genres (Music)Alternative pop, Rock

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  • 18
    Jessie J
    6,326
    5,222

    Jessie J

    Domino, Alive

    Genres (Music)Hip hop music, Pop music, Dance-pop, Contemporary R&B, Soul music

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  • 19
    Halsey
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    1,436
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  • 20
    Celine Dion
    8,271
    4,414

    Celine Dion

    Falling into You, These Are Special Times

    Genres (Music)Adult contemporary music, Pop music, Rock music, Dance-pop, Contemporary R&B

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  • 21
    Birdy
    1,255
    1,219

    Birdy

    Fire Within, Live in London

    Genres (Music)Indie pop, Pop music, Folk music, Indie folk

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  • 22
    Camila Cabello
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  • 23
    Alessia Cara
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    1,051

    Alessia Cara

    Know-It-All

    Genres (Music)Alternative R&B R&B pop

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    Cyndi Lauper
    602
    456

    Cyndi Lauper

    She's So Unusual, True Colors

    Genres (Music)Adult contemporary music, New Wave, Pop music, Rock music, Dance-pop

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    Taylor Swift
    14,368
    14,143

    Taylor Swift

    1989, Red

    Genres (Music)Country, Pop, Rock

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