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Current Singers You Most Wish You Could Sound Like 

Elise Hennigan
Updated June 22, 2020 51.8k votes 5.2k voters 28k views 120 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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Billie Eilish is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Current Singers You Most Wish You Could Sound Like
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Lewis Capaldi is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Current Singers You Most Wish You Could Sound Like
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Mariah Carey is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Current Singers You Most Wish You Could Sound Like
Genre: Pop and Contemporary R&B; Nationality: United States of America

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Christina Aguilera is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Current Singers You Most Wish You Could Sound Like
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Shawn Mendes is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Current Singers You Most Wish You Could Sound Like
h_marxna added Genre: Contemporary R&B and Pop; Nationality: Canada

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Genre: Indie pop and Electronica; Nationality: Australia

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Lizzo is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Current Singers You Most Wish You Could Sound Like
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Alanis Morissette is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Current Singers You Most Wish You Could Sound Like
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Jennifer Lopez is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Current Singers You Most Wish You Could Sound Like
Cosmicdefender18 added Genre: Hip hop music, Pop music & Latin pop; Nationality: United States of America

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Mary J. Blige is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Current Singers You Most Wish You Could Sound Like
Genre: Hip hop music, Contemporary R&B & Rhythm and blues; Nationality: United States of America

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Melanie Martinez is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Current Singers You Most Wish You Could Sound Like
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Genre: Indie pop and Contemporary R&B; Nationality: United States of America

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Britney Spears is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Current Singers You Most Wish You Could Sound Like
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Genre: Pop punk and R&B; Nationality: United States of America

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Genre: Hip hop music, Pop music & Neo soul; Nationality: United States of America

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Jessie J is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Current Singers You Most Wish You Could Sound Like
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