Singers Current Singers You Most Wish You Could Sound Like  

Elise Hennigan
35.2k votes 3.7k voters 20.3k views 74 items

List Rules Only individual singers (no bands) who have released a new album in the past three years.

Do you ever listen to your favorite singers and wish you could sound like that? Maybe you drive in your car, turn the music so loud you can't hear your own voice, and tell yourself that you sound exactly like Adele while you're singing along. Or maybe you lip sync to the latest Drake while you're on a run and convince yourself that you're just as good as the child star turned rapper. It sounds silly, but we've all been there. Who doesn't, on occasion, entertain a fantasy in which they're as talented as their favorite musicians? 

Okay, you probably aren't going to sound like the singers with the best voices. If you sounded like Alicia Keyes or Sam Smith, you'd probably have an agent already. But some of the best current singers - like Bjork, Kendrick Lamar, or Devendra Banhart - don't even technically have great voices. They are just unique and memorable, which makes sounding like them feel like a less undoable feat. You could be unique and memorable too, right? 

Who are the singers you wish you could sound like? If you could pick any current singer and switch singing voices with them for a day, who would it be? Vote up your favorites and add anyone that you don't see on the list below. And if you like this game, go over and vote on the rock stars or hip hop artists you wish you could sound like too.

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Pop, Indie pop
2
465 745
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Southern soul, Neo soul, Rock music
3
288 581
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Pop music, Contemporary R&B, Pop rock
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291 598
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Hip hop music, Synthpunk, Pop punk
5
296 624
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Hip hop music, Indie, Pop music
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233 480
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Pop music, Trip hop, Dance-pop
7
219 490
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Adult contemporary music, Blues-rock, Blue-eyed soul
8
237 541
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Urban contemporary, Hip hop music, Synthpop
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212 474
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Hip hop music, Pop music, Neo soul
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202 470
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Pop music, Rock music, Electronic music
11
244 600
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Alternative hip hop, Pop music, Rock music
12
204 511
Eminem is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Current Singers You Most Wish You Could Sound Like
Matt1345 added Hip hop music, Horrorcore, Hardcore hip hop
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183 457
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Pop music, Dance-pop, House music
14
205 537
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Urban contemporary, Hip hop music, Pop music
15
160 426
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Indie pop, Blues-rock, Synthpop
16
166 467
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Country pop, Pop music, Rock music
17
150 443
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18
98 268
Shawn Mendes is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Current Singers You Most Wish You Could Sound Like
h_marxna added Contemporary R&B
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129 414
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Urban contemporary, Merengue music, Synthpop
20
130 418
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21
126 405
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Synthpop, Pop music, Rock music
22
119 392
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Hip hop music, Blue-eyed soul, Pop music
23
118 393
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Indie pop, Downtempo, Dubstep
24
111 378
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Christian music, Synthpop, Rock music
25
122 422
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Hip hop music, Political hip hop, West Coast hip hop