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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1,532 1,680
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
1,558 2,734
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
887 2,175
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
1,755 2,406
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
1,029 2,363
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
932 1,921
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
910 1,960
Pink is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Female Singer You Most Wish You Could Sound Like
Hip hop music, Synthpunk, Pop punk

8
689 1,714
Julie Andrews is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Female Singer You Most Wish You Could Sound Like
BrendaLiggy added

9
1,441 1,065
Celine Dion is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Female Singer You Most Wish You Could Sound Like
Adult contemporary music, Pop music, Rock music

10
410 524
Sia Furler is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Female Singer You Most Wish You Could Sound Like
Coolza added Pop music, Trip hop, Dance-pop

11
843 1,419
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
1,284 2,231
Christina Aguilera is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Female Singer You Most Wish You Could Sound Like
Hip hop music, Bubblegum pop, Rock music

13
629 1,594
Karen Carpenter is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Female Singer You Most Wish You Could Sound Like
GHMariadeLourdes added Pop music, Soft rock

14
788 1,482
Annie Lennox is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Female Singer You Most Wish You Could Sound Like
Blue-eyed soul, New Wave, Pop music

15
594 1,151
Linda Ronstadt is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Female Singer You Most Wish You Could Sound Like
New Wave, Rock music, Latin American music

16
519 1,061
Rihanna is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Female Singer You Most Wish You Could Sound Like
Urban contemporary, Hip hop music, Synthpop

17
791 1,542
Alicia Keys is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Female Singer You Most Wish You Could Sound Like
Hip hop music, Pop music, Neo soul

18
1,951 1,419
Madonna is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Female Singer You Most Wish You Could Sound Like
Coolza added Pop music, Rock music, Electronic music

19
612 917
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
439 1,062
Amy Lee is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Female Singer You Most Wish You Could Sound Like
Alternative rock, Alternative metal

21
699 1,127
Tina Turner is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Female Singer You Most Wish You Could Sound Like
Rock music, Dance-pop, Rhythm and blues

22
428 774
Janis Joplin is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Female Singer You Most Wish You Could Sound Like
Coolza added Blues-rock, Rock music, Folk music

23
417 980
Florence Welch is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Female Singer You Most Wish You Could Sound Like
Coolza added Indie pop, Neo soul, Alternative rock

24
680 1,330
Lana Del Rey is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Female Singer You Most Wish You Could Sound Like
Coolza added Hip hop music, Indie pop, Alternative hip hop

25
680 1,153
Kelly Clarkson is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Female Singer You Most Wish You Could Sound Like
Adult contemporary music, Blues-rock, Blue-eyed soul