Female Singers The Female Singer You Most Wish You Could Sound Like  

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List Rules Vote up any female singer whose voice you wish you had

What female singer's voice would you most like to have? This is a different question than "who has the best female voice ever?" Some of the greatest vocalists have most distinct voices that may not suit your needs. Like, can you imagine Amy Winehouse singing "Sk8er Boi"? Or Whitney Houston singing a Dolly Parton song? ...What famous woman singer do YOU wish you could sound like? Say you can steal any voice like Ursula steals Ariel's. Whose would be the most fun to whip out at parties? Which would best equip you to sing your favorite songs? Which is the most versatile? Which coveted female singing voice would make you the most money?

 When you're done here, go vote on the same question for men: What male singing voice do you most wish you had?
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1,487 1,580
Barbra Streisand is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Female Singer You Most Wish You Could Sound Like
Adult contemporary music, Show tune, Traditional pop music

2
1,458 2,673
Adele is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Female Singer You Most Wish You Could Sound Like
Southern soul, Neo soul, Rock music

3
823 2,111
Ella Fitzgerald is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Female Singer You Most Wish You Could Sound Like
Ballad, Swing music, Traditional pop music

4
1,645 2,358
Whitney Houston is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Female Singer You Most Wish You Could Sound Like
Pop music, Dance-pop, Contemporary R&B

5
970 2,297
Amy Winehouse is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Female Singer You Most Wish You Could Sound Like
Doo-wop, Pop music, Neo soul

6
859 1,874
Aretha Franklin is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Female Singer You Most Wish You Could Sound Like
Pop music, Rock music, Rhythm and blues

7
1,374 1,011
Celine Dion is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Female Singer You Most Wish You Could Sound Like
Adult contemporary music, Pop music, Rock music

8
635 1,658
Julie Andrews is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Female Singer You Most Wish You Could Sound Like
BrendaLiggy added

9
359 463
Sia Furler is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Female Singer You Most Wish You Could Sound Like
Coolza added Pop music, Trip hop, Dance-pop

10
857 1,892
P!nk is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Female Singer You Most Wish You Could Sound Like
Hip hop music, Synthpunk, Pop punk

11
788 1,352
Beyoncé Knowles is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Female Singer You Most Wish You Could Sound Like
Urban contemporary, Hip hop music, Pop music

12
1,907 1,352
Madonna is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Female Singer You Most Wish You Could Sound Like
Coolza added Pop music, Rock music, Electronic music

13
1,217 2,180
Christina Aguilera is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Female Singer You Most Wish You Could Sound Like
Hip hop music, Bubblegum pop, Rock music

14
569 1,095
Linda Ronstadt is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Female Singer You Most Wish You Could Sound Like
New Wave, Rock music, Latin American music

15
750 1,432
Annie Lennox is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Female Singer You Most Wish You Could Sound Like
Blue-eyed soul, New Wave, Pop music

16
584 1,539
Karen Carpenter is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Female Singer You Most Wish You Could Sound Like
GHMariadeLourdes added Pop music, Soft rock

17
480 985
Rihanna is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Female Singer You Most Wish You Could Sound Like
Urban contemporary, Hip hop music, Synthpop

18
738 1,481
Alicia Keys is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Female Singer You Most Wish You Could Sound Like
Hip hop music, Pop music, Neo soul

19
545 850
Lady Gaga is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Female Singer You Most Wish You Could Sound Like
Pop music, Rock music, Electronic music

20
1,226 1,465
Mariah Carey is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Female Singer You Most Wish You Could Sound Like
Hip hop music, Pop music, Contemporary R&B

21
1,518 1,891
Jackie Evancho is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Female Singer You Most Wish You Could Sound Like
Crossover

22
407 988
Amy Lee is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Female Singer You Most Wish You Could Sound Like
Alternative rock, Alternative metal

23
650 1,090
Tina Turner is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Female Singer You Most Wish You Could Sound Like
Rock music, Dance-pop, Rhythm and blues

24
392 718
Janis Joplin is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Female Singer You Most Wish You Could Sound Like
Coolza added Blues-rock, Rock music, Folk music

25
395 918
Florence Welch is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Female Singer You Most Wish You Could Sound Like
Coolza added Indie pop, Neo soul, Alternative rock

26
646 1,096
Kelly Clarkson is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Female Singer You Most Wish You Could Sound Like
Adult contemporary music, Blues-rock, Blue-eyed soul

27
619 682
Stevie Nicks is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Female Singer You Most Wish You Could Sound Like
Classic rock, Pop music, Rock music

28
652 1,268
Lana Del Rey is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Female Singer You Most Wish You Could Sound Like
Coolza added Hip hop music, Indie pop, Alternative hip hop

29
234 345
Joan Jett is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Female Singer You Most Wish You Could Sound Like
Glam punk, Rock and roll, Hard rock

30
528 700
Cher is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Female Singer You Most Wish You Could Sound Like
Hip hop music, Rock music, Dance-pop

31
393 540
Judy Garland is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Female Singer You Most Wish You Could Sound Like
LeenaPhillips added

32
242 525
k.d. lang is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Female Singer You Most Wish You Could Sound Like
Coolza added Adult contemporary music, Pop music, Folk music

33
258 552
Nina Simone is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Female Singer You Most Wish You Could Sound Like
Folk music, Rhythm and blues, Jazz

34
414 553
Shania Twain is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Female Singer You Most Wish You Could Sound Like
Country pop, Pop music, Rock music

35
202 379
Édith Piaf is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Female Singer You Most Wish You Could Sound Like
Kasir Radojica added Torch song, Chanson, Cabaret

36
204 395
Sinéad O'Connor is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Female Singer You Most Wish You Could Sound Like
Coolza added Pop music, Rock music, Folk music

37
269 355
Shakira is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Female Singer You Most Wish You Could Sound Like
colormelivvy added Urban contemporary, Merengue music, Synthpop

38
197 330
Shirley Bassey is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Female Singer You Most Wish You Could Sound Like
munnimi added Popular music, Adult contemporary music, Pop music

39
301 429
Dusty Springfield is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Female Singer You Most Wish You Could Sound Like
Blue-eyed soul, Pop music, Traditional pop music

40
186 317
Liza Minnelli is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Female Singer You Most Wish You Could Sound Like
Kasir Radojica added Pop music

41
148 248
Doris Day is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Female Singer You Most Wish You Could Sound Like
Traditional pop music, Big band

42
190 516
Bonnie Raitt is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Female Singer You Most Wish You Could Sound Like
Coolza added Blues-rock, Blue-eyed soul, Pop music

43
229 390
Hayley Williams is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Female Singer You Most Wish You Could Sound Like
colormelivvy added Pop punk, Pop music, Emo

44
195 285
Dinah Washington is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Female Singer You Most Wish You Could Sound Like
Kasir Radojica added Traditional pop music, Vocal jazz, Rhythm and blues

45
242 371
Norah Jones is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Female Singer You Most Wish You Could Sound Like
Coolza added Vocal jazz, Jazz blues, Jazz fusion

46
337 547
Debbie Harry is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Female Singer You Most Wish You Could Sound Like
Hip hop music, Alternative hip hop, New Wave

47
311 385
Cyndi Lauper is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Female Singer You Most Wish You Could Sound Like
Coolza added Adult contemporary music, New Wave, Pop music

48
343 431
Etta James is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Female Singer You Most Wish You Could Sound Like
Rock music, Rhythm and blues, Rock and roll

49
210 242
Roberta Flack is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Female Singer You Most Wish You Could Sound Like
Kasir Radojica added Folk music, Rhythm and blues, Jazz

50
324 446
Pat Benatar is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Female Singer You Most Wish You Could Sound Like
New Wave, Rock music, Heavy metal