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
417 680
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Southern soul, Neo soul, Rock music

3
272 529
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Hip hop music, Synthpunk, Pop punk

4
262 565
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Hip hop music, Indie, Pop music

5
235 512
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Pop music, Contemporary R&B, Pop rock

6
189 429
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Adult contemporary music, Blues-rock, Blue-eyed soul

7
183 413
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Pop music, Rock music, Electronic music

8
190 438
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Pop music, Trip hop, Dance-pop

9
208 491
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Urban contemporary, Hip hop music, Synthpop

10
219 529
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Alternative hip hop, Pop music, Rock music

11
181 424
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Hip hop music, Pop music, Neo soul

12
182 464
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Urban contemporary, Hip hop music, Pop music

13
179 461
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
157 412
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Pop music, Dance-pop, House music

15
143 381
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Indie pop, Blues-rock, Synthpop

16
137 415
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Country pop, Pop music, Rock music

17
129 397
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117 373
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Urban contemporary, Merengue music, Synthpop

19
113 365
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Synthpop, Pop music, Rock music

20
108 354
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Hip hop music, Blue-eyed soul, Pop music

21
114 377
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Hip hop music, Political hip hop, West Coast hip hop

22
102 338
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Christian music, Synthpop, Rock music

23
112 376
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24
106 356
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Indie pop, Downtempo, Dubstep

25
95 316
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