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The Best Current Female Singers

Updated July 13, 2020 816.8k votes 86.1k 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. 

  • Lady Gaga1

    Lady Gaga

    The Fame, Born This Way

    Genres (Music)Pop, Dance, Electronic

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  • Adele2


    21, 1988

    Genres (Music)Pop, R&B, Soul

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  • Beyoncé Knowles3

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

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  • Rihanna4


    Loud, Good Girl Gone Bad

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

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  • P!nk5


    M!ssundaztood, I'm Not Dead

    Genres (Music)Pop punk, R&B

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  • Ariana Grande6

    Ariana Grande

    My Everything, Yours Truly

    Genres (Music)Pop, Contemporary R&B

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    Demi Lovato

    Don't Forget, Here We Go Again

    Genres (Music)Indie pop, Contemporary R&B

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  • Alicia Keys8

    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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  • Dua Lipa9
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  • Sia10


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

    Genres (Music)Pop, Electropop

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  • Kelly Clarkson11

    Kelly Clarkson

    Breakaway, Stronger

    Genres (Music)Country, Pop, Blues

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  • Christina Aguilera12

    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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  • Shakira13


    Live & Off the Record, Laundry Service

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

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  • Jennifer Lopez14

    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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  • Billie Eilish15
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  • Lana Del Rey16

    Lana Del Rey

    Born to Die, Paradise

    Genres (Music)Baroque pop, Dream pop, Folk

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  • Jessie J17

    Jessie J

    Domino, Alive

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

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  • Taylor Swift18

    Taylor Swift

    1989, Red

    Genres (Music)Pop, Country

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  • Celine Dion19

    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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  • Halsey20
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  • Leona Lewis21

    Leona Lewis

    Spirit, Best Kept Secret

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

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  • Camila Cabello22
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  • Alessia Cara23

    Alessia Cara


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

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  • Katy Perry24

    Katy Perry

    Prism, Prism (Acoustic)

    Genres (Music)Pop, Rock, Disco

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  • Kylie Minogue25

    Kylie Minogue

    Fever, Light Years

    Genres (Music)Synthpop, Rock music, Electronic music, Dance-pop, Electronic dance music

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