Singers Current Singers You Most Wish You Could Sound Like  

Elise Hennigan
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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
411 656
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Southern soul, Neo soul, Rock music

3
272 505
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Hip hop music, Synthpunk, Pop punk

4
257 541
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Hip hop music, Indie, Pop music

5
229 491
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Pop music, Contemporary R&B, Pop rock

6
189 416
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Pop music, Trip hop, Dance-pop

7
179 391
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Pop music, Rock music, Electronic music

8
207 467
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Urban contemporary, Hip hop music, Synthpop

9
183 404
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Adult contemporary music, Blues-rock, Blue-eyed soul

10
219 500
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Alternative hip hop, Pop music, Rock music

11
176 402
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Hip hop music, Pop music, Neo soul

12
180 438
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Urban contemporary, Hip hop music, Pop music

13
178 438
Eminem is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Current Singers You Most Wish You Could Sound Like
Matt1345 added Hip hop music, Horrorcore, Hardcore hip hop

14
156 389
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Pop music, Dance-pop, House music

15
142 358
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Indie pop, Blues-rock, Synthpop

16
127 375
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17
130 392
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Country pop, Pop music, Rock music

18
117 351
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Urban contemporary, Merengue music, Synthpop

19
112 342
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Synthpop, Pop music, Rock music

20
114 353
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Hip hop music, Political hip hop, West Coast hip hop

21
107 331
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Hip hop music, Blue-eyed soul, Pop music

22
71 210
Shawn Mendes is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Current Singers You Most Wish You Could Sound Like
h_marxna added Contemporary R&B

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106 333
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Indie pop, Downtempo, Dubstep

24
101 316
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Christian music, Synthpop, Rock music

25
94 294
Amy Lee is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Current Singers You Most Wish You Could Sound Like
PattyBernard added Alternative rock, Alternative metal