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List Rules Female vocalists who have been active since the 2000s and released their debut album after 2005.

The greatest female vocalists of the 2000s from all over the globe duke it out to see who has the best voice. While every artist on the list has had a great deal of success and many of whom very popular, these international vocalists were chosen for their versatility, emotion, vocal range, power and mastery in pop, rock, r&b, and country music. This list includes the likes of Adele, Florence Welch, Pink, and Lady Gaga. There is also another special criteria--all of these women have less than 20 years of musical experience, which means this disqualifies artists like Mariah Carey, Whitney Houston, Celine Dion, Mary J. Blige, etc. Fans have the power to vote on who which female artist has the best voice in music of the new millennium.
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1
136,862 9,905
Adele is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Greatest New Female Vocalists of the Past 10 Years
Adele Southern soul, Neo soul, Rock music

2
66,332 10,308
Amy Lee is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Greatest New Female Vocalists of the Past 10 Years
Amy Lee Alternative rock, Alternative metal

3
12,386 9,785
Tarja Turunen is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Greatest New Female Vocalists of the Past 10 Years
Tarja Turunen Lied, Gothic metal, Operatic pop

4
83,856 9,307
Beyoncé Knowles is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Greatest New Female Vocalists of the Past 10 Years
Beyoncé Knowles Urban contemporary, Hip hop music, Pop music

5
27,398 7,511
Amy Winehouse is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Greatest New Female Vocalists of the Past 10 Years
Amy Winehouse Doo-wop, Pop music, Neo soul

6
80,756 8,199
Lady Gaga is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Greatest New Female Vocalists of the Past 10 Years
Lady Gaga Pop music, Rock music, Electronic music

7
31,943 8,221
Kelly Clarkson is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Greatest New Female Vocalists of the Past 10 Years
Kelly Clarkson Adult contemporary music, Blues-rock, Blue-eyed soul

8
9,393 7,800
Simone Simons is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Greatest New Female Vocalists of the Past 10 Years
SimonaMihalca added Simone Simons Symphonic metal

9
51,011 7,283
Lana Del Rey is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Greatest New Female Vocalists of the Past 10 Years
RubyaVilarinho added Lana Del Rey Hip hop music, Indie pop, Alternative hip hop

10
27,382 7,831
Alicia Keys is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Greatest New Female Vocalists of the Past 10 Years
Alicia Keys Hip hop music, Pop music, Neo soul

11
49,330 8,077
Avril Lavigne is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Greatest New Female Vocalists of the Past 10 Years
Avril Lavigne Pop punk, Pop music, Rock music

12
39,771 6,416
Hayley Williams is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Greatest New Female Vocalists of the Past 10 Years
Hayley Williams Pop punk, Pop music, Emo

13
78,518 6,802
Demi Lovato is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Greatest New Female Vocalists of the Past 10 Years
Demi Lovato Indie pop, Blues-rock, Synthpop

14
24,104 6,653
Shakira is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Greatest New Female Vocalists of the Past 10 Years
Shakira Urban contemporary, Merengue music, Synthpop

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15
61,434 6,872
Rihanna is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Greatest New Female Vocalists of the Past 10 Years
Rihanna Urban contemporary, Hip hop music, Synthpop

16
10,473 6,844
Floor Jansen is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Greatest New Female Vocalists of the Past 10 Years
Floor Jansen Progressive metal, Gothic metal, Power metal

17
39,488 6,579
Katy Perry is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Greatest New Female Vocalists of the Past 10 Years
Katy Perry Christian music, Synthpop, Rock music

18
22,378 6,524
Leona Lewis is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Greatest New Female Vocalists of the Past 10 Years
Leona Lewis Pop music, Neo soul, Contemporary R&B

19
19,978 5,331
Jessie J is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Greatest New Female Vocalists of the Past 10 Years
Jessie J Hip hop music, Pop music, Dance-pop

20
19,951 6,644
Taylor Swift is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Greatest New Female Vocalists of the Past 10 Years
Taylor Swift Country pop, Pop music, Rock music

21
13,408 5,568
Carrie Underwood is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Greatest New Female Vocalists of the Past 10 Years
Carrie Underwood Country pop, Pop music, Contemporary Christian music

The Best Current Female Singers

22
10,750 11,759
Florence Welch is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Greatest New Female Vocalists of the Past 10 Years
Florence Welch (Florence & the Machine) Indie pop, Neo soul, Alternative rock

23
22,796 6,032
Britney Spears is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Greatest New Female Vocalists of the Past 10 Years
Britney Spears Urban contemporary, Bubblegum pop, Synthpop

24
13,890 4,482
Anastacia is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Greatest New Female Vocalists of the Past 10 Years
Anastacia Blue-eyed soul, Disco, Pop music

25
13,661 5,095
Joss Stone is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Greatest New Female Vocalists of the Past 10 Years
Joss Stone Blue-eyed soul, Pop music, Neo soul

26
9,770 3,821
Lily Allen is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Greatest New Female Vocalists of the Past 10 Years
Lily Allen Indie pop, Synthpop, 2 Tone

27
9,058 2,653
Anneke van Giersbergen is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Greatest New Female Vocalists of the Past 10 Years
MicheleGreco added Anneke van Giersbergen

28
12,938 3,612
Nicole Scherzinger is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Greatest New Female Vocalists of the Past 10 Years
Nicole Scherzinger Hip hop music, Synthpop, Pop music

The Best Current Pop Groups/Singers

29
5,223 3,970
Cristina Scabbia is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Greatest New Female Vocalists of the Past 10 Years
Cristina Scabbia Gothic metal, alternative metal, heavy metal

30
10,268 3,325
Cher is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Greatest New Female Vocalists of the Past 10 Years
Cher Hip hop music, Rock music, Dance-pop

31
7,491 5,319
Jennifer Hudson is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Greatest New Female Vocalists of the Past 10 Years
Jennifer Hudson Pop music, Contemporary R&B, Soul music

32
4,121 3,266
Charlotte Wessels is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Greatest New Female Vocalists of the Past 10 Years
FlamingCynic added Charlotte Wessels Gothic metal, Jazz, Symphonic metal

33
7,117 2,660
Laura Pausini is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Greatest New Female Vocalists of the Past 10 Years
JuanRodrigues added Laura Pausini Adult contemporary music, Pop music, Latin pop

34
1,457 426
Jackie Evancho is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Greatest New Female Vocalists of the Past 10 Years
Jackie Evancho Crossover, Greatest singer of her generation - Classical Crossover, Theatrical Pop  

35
7,557 3,547
JoJo is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Greatest New Female Vocalists of the Past 10 Years
JoJo Hip hop music, Pop music, Teen pop

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36
12,187 3,763
Doda is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Greatest New Female Vocalists of the Past 10 Years
KubaKuźniarski added Doda Pop music, Rock music, Pop rock

37
5,582 2,813
Lzzy Hale is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Greatest New Female Vocalists of the Past 10 Years

38
3,156 1,404
Tina Turner is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Greatest New Female Vocalists of the Past 10 Years
Tina Turner Rock music, Dance-pop, Rhythm and blues - Simply the best!

39
2,620 2,321
Alissa White-Gluz is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Greatest New Female Vocalists of the Past 10 Years
KarelHänisch added Alissa White-Gluz Heavy Metal, Symphonic Metal

40
2,669 2,510
Fergie is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Greatest New Female Vocalists of the Past 10 Years
Fergie Hip hop music, Blue-eyed soul, Pop music

41
1,084 1,339
Sia Furler is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Greatest New Female Vocalists of the Past 10 Years
Sia Furler Pop music, Trip hop, Dance-pop

42
2,358 2,164
Amanda Somerville is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Greatest New Female Vocalists of the Past 10 Years
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43
1,615 3,591
Anette Olzon is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Greatest New Female Vocalists of the Past 10 Years
ZdeňkaBaranová added Anette Olzon Melodic Rock, Pop music, Power metal - Rock music,metal 

44
1,860 2,138
Jordin Sparks is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Greatest New Female Vocalists of the Past 10 Years
Jordin Sparks Christian music, Pop music, Teen pop

45
1,753 1,825
Duffy is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Greatest New Female Vocalists of the Past 10 Years
Duffy Blue-eyed soul, Pop music, Neo soul

46
485 373
Ellie Goulding is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Greatest New Female Vocalists of the Past 10 Years
Coolza added Ellie Goulding Indie pop, Dubstep, Synthpop

47
737 712
Ariana Grande is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Greatest New Female Vocalists of the Past 10 Years
LucianoJunior added Ariana Grande Pop music, Contemporary R&B, Pop rock

48
1,441 2,501
Vibeke Stene is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Greatest New Female Vocalists of the Past 10 Years
Vibeke Stene Doom metal, Gothic metal, Symphonic metal

49
463 337
Lorde is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Greatest New Female Vocalists of the Past 10 Years
Lorde Indie pop, Synthpop, Pop music

50
693 910
Sara Bareilles is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Greatest New Female Vocalists of the Past 10 Years
MChi added Sara Bareilles Adult contemporary music, Adult album alternative, Blue-eyed soul