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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1,500 1,622
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
1,488 2,702
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
844 2,138
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
1,685 2,376
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
987 2,328
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
882 1,893
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
874 1,920
P!nk 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
651 1,681
Julie Andrews is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Female Singer You Most Wish You Could Sound Like
BrendaLiggy added

9
1,398 1,032
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
372 494
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
807 1,381
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
1,240 2,202
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
763 1,452
Annie Lennox is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Female Singer You Most Wish You Could Sound Like
Blue-eyed soul, New Wave, Pop music

14
575 1,119
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
599 1,566
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
488 1,023
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
1,920 1,380
Madonna is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Female Singer You Most Wish You Could Sound Like
Coolza added Pop music, Rock music, Electronic music

18
756 1,510
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
569 884
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
417 1,027
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
405 739
Janis Joplin is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Female Singer You Most Wish You Could Sound Like
Coolza added Blues-rock, Rock music, Folk music

22
665 1,108
Tina Turner is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Female Singer You Most Wish You Could Sound Like
Rock music, Dance-pop, Rhythm and blues

23
403 944
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
1,538 1,908
Jackie Evancho is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Female Singer You Most Wish You Could Sound Like
Crossover

25
656 1,112
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