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

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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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1,492 1,593
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
1,468 2,684
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
827 2,121
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
1,659 2,364
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
979 2,306
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
863 1,882
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
1,381 1,019
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
639 1,667
Julie Andrews is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Female Singer You Most Wish You Could Sound Like
BrendaLiggy added

9
860 1,903
P!nk is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Female Singer You Most Wish You Could Sound Like
Hip hop music, Synthpunk, Pop punk

10
361 474
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
795 1,360
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
1,223 2,187
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
569 1,102
Linda Ronstadt is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Female Singer You Most Wish You Could Sound Like
New Wave, Rock music, Latin American music

14
752 1,437
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
586 1,548
Karen Carpenter is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Female Singer You Most Wish You Could Sound Like
GHMariadeLourdes added Pop music, Soft rock

16
1,911 1,359
Madonna is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Female Singer You Most Wish You Could Sound Like
Coolza added Pop music, Rock music, Electronic music

17
485 996
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
743 1,494
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
408 1,004
Amy Lee is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Female Singer You Most Wish You Could Sound Like
Alternative rock, Alternative metal

20
550 868
Lady Gaga is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Female Singer You Most Wish You Could Sound Like
Pop music, Rock music, Electronic music

21
1,530 1,895
Jackie Evancho is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Female Singer You Most Wish You Could Sound Like
Crossover

22
398 930
Florence Welch is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Female Singer You Most Wish You Could Sound Like
Coolza added Indie pop, Neo soul, Alternative rock

23
394 727
Janis Joplin is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Female Singer You Most Wish You Could Sound Like
Coolza added Blues-rock, Rock music, Folk music

24
652 1,099
Tina Turner is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Female Singer You Most Wish You Could Sound Like
Rock music, Dance-pop, Rhythm and blues

25
1,232 1,473
Mariah Carey is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Female Singer You Most Wish You Could Sound Like
Hip hop music, Pop music, Contemporary R&B