popular opinion Current Singers You Most Wish You Could Sound Like  

Elise Hennigan
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List Rules Only singers 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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Grace VanderWaal Pop, Indie pop

2
112 64
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Adele Southern soul, Neo soul, Rock music

3
68 55
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Bruno Mars Alternative hip hop, Pop music, Rock music

4
70 65
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Ed Sheeran Hip hop music, Indie, Pop music

5
59 54
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Ariana Grande Pop music, Contemporary R&B, Pop rock

6
61 59
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Beyoncé Knowles Urban contemporary, Hip hop music, Pop music

7
54 52
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Sia Furler Pop music, Trip hop, Dance-pop

8
52 56
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P!nk Hip hop music, Synthpunk, Pop punk

9
57 63
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Rihanna Urban contemporary, Hip hop music, Synthpop

10
40 48
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41 50
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Alicia Keys Hip hop music, Pop music, Neo soul

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47 62
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Sam Smith Pop music, Dance-pop, House music

13
35 46
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Justin Timberlake Hip hop music, Blue-eyed soul, Pop music

14
31 40
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Demi Lovato Indie pop, Blues-rock, Synthpop

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36 49
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Shakira Urban contemporary, Merengue music, Synthpop

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28 37
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Lana Del Rey Hip hop music, Indie pop, Alternative hip hop

17
31 43
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The Weeknd Indie pop, Downtempo, Dubstep

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29 40
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Drake Hip hop music, Alternative hip hop, Pop music

19
36 51
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Kelly Clarkson Adult contemporary music, Blues-rock, Blue-eyed soul

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41 60
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Taylor Swift Country pop, Pop music, Rock music

21
37 55
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The Greatest Singers of the Past 30 Years

22
35 53
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Lady Gaga Pop music, Rock music, Electronic music

23
14 20
Amy Lee is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Current Singers You Most Wish You Could Sound Like
PattyBernard added Amy Lee Alternative rock, Alternative metal

24
32 49
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Justin Bieber Pop music, Teen pop, Contemporary R&B

25
24 38
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Ellie Goulding Indie pop, Dubstep, Synthpop

26
33 53
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Selena Gomez Synthpop, Pop music, Rock music

27
12 19
Chris Brown is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list Current Singers You Most Wish You Could Sound Like
AllyCastle added Chris Brown Urban contemporary, Hip hop music, Pop music

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28 46
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Adam Levine Pop music, Neo soul, Rock music

The Best Singers of All Time

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29 49
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Katy Perry Christian music, Synthpop, Rock music

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26 45
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Miley Cyrus Adult contemporary music, Bubblegum pop, Synthpop

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18 32
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SZA Alternative R&B, Neo soul, R&B

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27 48
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Lorde Indie pop, Synthpop, Pop music

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16 37
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Kendrick Lamar Hip hop music, Political hip hop, West Coast hip hop

34
25 54
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Florence Welch Indie pop, Neo soul, Alternative rock

35
18 43
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Frank Ocean Alternative hip hop, Neo soul, Contemporary R&B

The Best Rock Vocalists

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7 28
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carlybobarly added Janelle Monae Hip hop music, Alternative hip hop, Future soul

37
7 28
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Björk Electronic dance music, Jazz, Tribal house

38
2 13
Ozuna is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list Current Singers You Most Wish You Could Sound Like
Sanja Guštin added ozuna

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9 38
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Charli XCX Synthpop, New Wave, Pop music

40
7 35
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Jack White Blues-rock, Punk blues, Rock music

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7 36
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Ryan Adams Rock music, Heavy metal, Alternative rock

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8 41
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Sufjan Stevens Christian music, Alternative country, Baroque pop

The Best Artists To Listen To If You Like SZA

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J. Cole

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7 42
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Adam Granduciel (The War on Drugs)

45
5 35
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Kevin Parker (Tame Impala) Space rock, Psychedelic pop, Neo-psychedelia

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4 31
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PJ Harvey Punk blues, Grunge, Electronica

47
5 37
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5 38
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Moses Sumney

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3 29
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Kamasi Washington Jazz, Bebop

50
3 31
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St. Vincent Indie pop, Downtempo, Folk music