2015 The Best Current Female Singers

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List Rules Female singers who currently have singles out, are on tour, or have new albums

The best female singers currently performing could easily be among the best of all time without contest. These are the most talented female singers in the world (and some of the most successful female musicians as well) here for you to rank from best to worst.

These women represent some of the women who have sold the most albums, female singers with the most awards (including women who have won Grammys), female vocalists with incredible vocal ranges, and just some of the most talented women in entertainment. Some of these top female singers, like Florence Welch, are just becoming exposed to a wide audience, while others like Adele and Taylor Swift are known around the world for their vocal talents.

Who are the greatest female singers today? Which women are the best vocalists? Are the best female singers today the most popular girl singers ever? These are tough questions we'll attempt to answer with this list of the best current female singers. If your favorite female singer isn't on the list, make sure to add her so she can contend for the #1 spot as the top current female singer.

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Adele 21, 1988 19

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Taylor Swift 1989, Red Speak Now

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Beyoncé Knowles Beyonce, 4 I Am...Sasha Fierce

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P!nk M!ssundaztood, I'm Not Dead Funhouse

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Katy Perry Prism, Prism (Acoustic) Teenage Dream

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Christina Aguilera Back to Basics, My Kind of Christmas Stripped

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Sia Furler Some People Have Real Problems, Don't Bring Me Down E.P OnlySee

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Lady Gaga The Fame, Born This Way Just Dance

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Ariana Grande My Everything, Yours Truly Christmas Kisses EP

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Rihanna Loud, Good Girl Gone Bad Rihanna 3CD Collector's Set

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Kelly Clarkson Breakaway, Stronger My December

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Demi Lovato Don't Forget, Here We Go Again Demi

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Carrie Underwood Blown Away, Carnival Ride Some Hearts

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Ellie Goulding Lights, Halcyon An Introduction to Ellie Goulding

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Alicia Keys Remixed & Unplugged in A minor, As I Am Unplugged

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Shakira Live & Off the Record, Laundry Service Where Are the Thieves?

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Mariah Carey Daydream, Music Box Mariah Carey

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Lana Del Rey Born to Die, Paradise Lana Del Rey

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Celine Dion 
                    is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Current Female Singers
Celine Dion Falling into You, These Are Special Times Miracle

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Lorde Pure Heroine, The Love Club EP Tennis Club EP

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Jessie J Domino, Alive Who You Are

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Selena Gomez Stars Dance, Shake It Up Come & Get It

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Madonna Rebel Heart, MDNA Hard Candy

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Avril Lavigne Let Go, My Happy Ending Don't Tell Me

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Britney Spears ...Baby One More Time, Blackout Oops!...I Did It Again

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Gwen Stefani Love. Angel. Music. Baby., The Sweet Escape The Sweet Escape

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Whitney Houston 
                    is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Current Female Singers
Whitney Houston The Bodyguard: Original Soundtrack Album, Whitney Houston My Love Is Your Love

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Hayley Williams Stay The Night (Zedd & Kevin Drew Remix)

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Florence Welch Team Perfect Cover Green Day's Nimrod

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Leona Lewis Spirit, Best Kept Secret Spirit (Deluxe Edition)

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Norah Jones Come Away With Me, Feels Like Home The Fall

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Christina Perri Lovestrong, Head or Heart The Ocean Way Sessions

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Anna Kendrick Pitch Perfect, Pitch Perfect 2

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Miley Cyrus Can't Be Tamed, Hannah Montana 2 / Meet Miley Cyrus Breakout

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Kesha Animal, Cannibal TiK ToK

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Amy Lee Aftermath

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Sara Bareilles Little Voice, The Blessed Unrest Careful Confessions

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Jennifer Lopez Jenny From the Block, J.Lo Dance Again

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Nelly Furtado Loose, Whoa Nelly!

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Jackie Evancho 
                    is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Current Female Singers
Jackie Evancho Dream with Me, O Holy Night Songs from the Silver Screen - Awakening tour

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Sheryl Crow Sheryl Crow, The Globe Sessions Tuesday Night Music Club

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Carly Rae Jepsen Kiss, Tug of War Kiss: The Remix

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Jennifer Hudson Jennifer Hudson, I Remember Me Think Like a Man

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Kylie Minogue Fever, Light Years Rhythm of Love

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Colbie Caillat Coco, Breakthrough Christmas in the Sand

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Nicki Minaj Pink Friday, Pink Friday: Roman Reloaded Starships

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Aretha 
                    is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Current Female Singers

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Dido No Angel, Life for Rent Safe Trip Home

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Mary J. Blige 
                    is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Current Female Singers
Mary J. Blige Mary, My Life What's the 411?

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Ella Fitzgerald 
                    is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Current Female Singers
Ella Fitzgerald Côte d'Azur Concerts on Verve, Ella Wishes You a Swinging Christmas Ella Fitzgerald's Christmas