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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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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
Ella Fitzgerald is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Female Singer You Most Wish You Could Sound Like
Ballad, Swing music, Traditional pop music
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Adele is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Female Singer You Most Wish You Could Sound Like
Southern soul, Neo soul, Rock music
4
Julie Andrews is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Female Singer You Most Wish You Could Sound Like
BrendaLiggy added
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Whitney Houston is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Female Singer You Most Wish You Could Sound Like
Pop music, Dance-pop, Contemporary R&B
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Amy Winehouse is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Female Singer You Most Wish You Could Sound Like
Doo-wop, Pop music, Neo soul
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Sia Furler is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Female Singer You Most Wish You Could Sound Like
Coolza added Pop music, Trip hop, Dance-pop
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Karen Carpenter is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Female Singer You Most Wish You Could Sound Like
GHMariadeLourdes added Pop music, Soft rock
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Aretha Franklin is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Female Singer You Most Wish You Could Sound Like
Pop music, Rock music, Rhythm and blues
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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
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Annie Lennox is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Female Singer You Most Wish You Could Sound Like
Blue-eyed soul, New Wave, Pop music
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Celine Dion is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Female Singer You Most Wish You Could Sound Like
Adult contemporary music, Pop music, Rock music
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Jackie Evancho is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Female Singer You Most Wish You Could Sound Like
Crossover
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Madonna is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Female Singer You Most Wish You Could Sound Like
Coolza added Pop music, Rock music, Electronic music
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Édith Piaf is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Female Singer You Most Wish You Could Sound Like
Kasir Radojica added Torch song, Chanson, Cabaret
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Florence Welch is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Female Singer You Most Wish You Could Sound Like
Coolza added Indie pop, Neo soul, Alternative rock
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Linda Ronstadt is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Female Singer You Most Wish You Could Sound Like
New Wave, Rock music, Latin American music
18
Shirley Bassey is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Female Singer You Most Wish You Could Sound Like
munnimi added Popular music, Adult contemporary music, Pop music
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Doris Day is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Female Singer You Most Wish You Could Sound Like
Traditional pop music, Big band
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Liza Minnelli is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Female Singer You Most Wish You Could Sound Like
Kasir Radojica added Pop music
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k.d. lang is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Female Singer You Most Wish You Could Sound Like
Coolza added Adult contemporary music, Pop music, Folk music
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Dusty Springfield is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Female Singer You Most Wish You Could Sound Like
Blue-eyed soul, Pop music, Traditional pop music
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Beyoncé Knowles is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Female Singer You Most Wish You Could Sound Like
Urban contemporary, Hip hop music, Pop music
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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
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Norah Jones is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Female Singer You Most Wish You Could Sound Like
Coolza added Vocal jazz, Jazz blues, Jazz fusion