Music can be a great way to unwind and find peace and solace. For those who love music, it is also a truly magical thing; its sound can transport you to another place or make you feel as if you are in the midst of an exhilarating musical experience. Not only is music relaxing, but it can also provide an escape from reality by allowing us to enter into another world or period where we can live for just a little bit longer.
Female singers have been an integral part of the music scene for decades and have made a massive impact on the world of popular music. Songstresses have been a source of inspiration for many and have also been a mainstay in the hearts and minds of loyal fans worldwide. These artists can move people with their inspiring songs while also being captivating to watch as they perform on stage or during a public appearance.
The following list is a collection of the 41 hottest female singers from over the years. This list contains only those who have been genuine stars because power and influence come from much more than just a pretty face, but also because people would want to listen to them. These women have all been able to use their talents to make a lasting impression on music fans and the industry.
Table of Contents
- 1. Demi Lovato
- 2. Iggy Azalea
- 3. Lauren Jauregui
- 4. Madison Beer
- 5. Ariana Grande
- 6. Selena Gomez
- 7. Bebe Rexha
- 8. Dua Lipa
- 9. Katy Perry
- 10. Camila Cabello
- 11. Taylor Swift
- 12. Vanessa Hudgens
- 13. Anna Kendrick
- 14. Jazmine Sullivan
- 15. Jennifer Lopez
- 16. Britney Spears
- 17. Jessica Simpson
- 18. Hailee Steinfeld
- 19. Sofia Carson
- 20. Hilary Duff
- 21. Rita Ora
- 22. Becky G
- 23. Lana Del Rey
- 24. Ellie Goulding
- 25. Shania Twain
- 26. Lady Gaga
- 27. Nicki Minaj
- 28. Blackpink
- 29. Tori Kelly
- 30. Avril Lavigne
- 31. Shakira
- 32. Carrie Underwood
- 33. Cheryl Ann Tweedy
- 34. Ailson Krauss
- 35. Beyonce
- 36. Gwen Stefani
- 37. Anushka Manchanda
- 38. Neeti Mohan
- 39. Neha Kakkar
- 40. Celine Dion
- 41. Adele
1. Demi Lovato
Demi Lovato was born in 1992, in Los Angeles, California. She is an actor, singer, and songwriter from the United States. She got her breakout role as Mitchie Torres in the Disney Channel television film Camp Rock following his appearance on the children’s television show Barney and Friends (2008). The film’s success led to creation of the Camp Rock television series, which aired from 2008 to 2010. Lovato was featured on the successful soundtracks for Camp Rock and Sonny With a Chance during its run. She signed with Hollywood Records in 2009.
Demi Lovato has had a fantastic career so far after joining Disney Channel at age 11. She took off her Camp Rock character and made herself a pop star. She was signed to Hollywood Records in 2009 and stayed at the label until 2014. Lovato was named the youngest artist ever signed to Hollywood Records’ parent label, Disney Music Group. In 2010, Lovato released the debut album Don’t Forget, and its lead single “Here We Go Again” reached the top 10 on the Billboard Hot 100. She has since ventured into other genres such as blues, electronic rock, and hip-hop.
2. Iggy Azalea
Amethyst Amelia Kelly was born in 1990, known professionally as Iggy Azalea. She is an Australian rapper, singer, songwriter, and model. In 2010, she won the Deadly Awards “Breakthrough Artist of the Year,” In 2014, she was nominated for ‘Best Female Artist’ in the ARIA Awards.
She has released a total of four studio albums: The New Classic (2014), Digital Distortion (2015), Ignorant Art (2016), and Reclassified (2018), which are all to be found in the list of best albums in the past decade. Azalea has earned seven top-ten entries on the U.S. Billboard Hot 100— including “Fancy,” which reached number one in 2014, making Azalea the first non-American female rapper to achieve this milestone.
3. Lauren Jauregui
Lauren Michelle Jauregui Morgado was born in 1996. She is an American singer, songwriter, and actress. She was born in Queens, New York City. Her career started in the music industry in 2017 with her debut single, “I Like It.” Her father is of Puerto Rican descent, and her mother is of Lebanese descent.
In 2018 she released her debut extended play “Confident,” which included four songs, including “I Like It,” “Down,” featuring Playboi Carti, AlunaGeorge, and Brando. After leaving her previous label, she was the first artist signed to Fifth Harmony’s imprint label, Reflection Eternal Records. Her single “He Like That” was released on May 27, 2018; it reached number one on Billboard Bubbling Under Hot 100 Singles chart. Her second E.P., “Odessa,” was released on August 11, 2018. On August 22, she announced that her debut album would arrive in 2019.
4. Madison Beer
Madison Elle Beer was born in 1999, is an American singer who gained media attention after pop singer Justin Bieber shared a link to a video of her singing. She later went to Island Def Jam. She was a member of the fourth season of the American singing competition “The Voice,” finishing as joint runner-up. Beer gained further recognition as a contestant on “American Idol” in 2012, where she finished as a semi-finalist. In January 2016, she collaborated with Fifth Harmony on the song “Angel.” In April 2016, she starred in the music video for Jessie J’s single “Breathe.” “Drink You Away” was released as Beer’s debut solo single on September 13, 2016.
5. Ariana Grande
Ariana Grande-Butera was born in 1993, commonly known by her stage name Ariana Grande, is an American singer, songwriter, and actress. She has received numerous awards throughout her career, including 2 Grammy Awards, 1 Brit Awards, 2 Billboard Music Awards, 3 American Music Awards, 9 MTV Video Music Awards, and 22 Guinness World Records. Gender. She has sold more than 80 million albums and 100 million singles worldwide.
In 2016, Grande was ranked number one on the “Billboard” Hot 100 and Billboard 200 charts, making her the third best-selling artist of 2015 in the U.S. In 2017 she became a coach on the N.B.C. singing competition shows The Voice. In August 2018, she became a coach for The Voice Australia alongside Delta Goodrem.
6. Selena Gomez
Selena Marie Gomez was born in 1992, is an American singer, songwriter, actress, and producer. She played Princess Isabel in the children’s television series “Barney & Friends” (2002–04). The following year, she played a supporting role in Thirteen (2003). She later made her film debut in Walker, Texas Ranger: Trial by Fire (2005) and had a guest role on an episode of Hannah Montana. Gomez was awarded a Disney Channel Original Movie role as Miley Stewart/Hannah Montana.
Gomez took control of her career by signing with Hollywood Records in 2008 and releasing her debut studio album, “Selena Gomez & the Scene” (2009). In addition, she released the Mocha Uson cover of “Come & Get It” in 2010. This led to further publicity for Gomez, leading to more appearances on television series and motion pictures, including the lead role in Ramona and Beezus (2010), based on the novel of the same name by Beverly Cleary.
7. Bebe Rexha
Bleta Rexha was born in 1989, is an American singer and songwriter. After signing with Warner Records in 2013, Rexha received songwriting credits on Eminem’s single “The Monster” and contributed songwriting to songs recorded by Shinee, Selena Gomez, and Nick Jonas. Rexha is best known for her collaboration with David Guetta on the 2014 single “Hey Mama” and her 2016 single “No Broken Hearts.” Rexha’s debut album, Expectations, was released in March 2018. Rexha has one child.
Rexha’s “I’m a Mess” was released as the album’s lead single on August 3, 2017. The song peaked at number eight on the Billboard Hot 100, becoming Rexha’s first top ten entry as a solo artist. In November 2017, Rexha released two promotional singles from “Expectations.”
8. Dua Lipa
Dua Lipa was born in 1995, is an English singer, songwriter, fashion designer, and model. Her single “New Rules,” released in February 2017, reached number one in the U.K. In April 2017, she signed a recording contract with Warner Music Group. Her self-titled debut studio album is due to be released on August 5, 2018.
9. Katy Perry
Katheryn Elizabeth Hudson was born in 1984, better known by her artist Katy Perry, an American singer, songwriter, and television supervisor. She is one of the best-selling music artists worldwide, with sales of more than 143 million records. Perry first achieved recognition in 2008 with the release of her first studio album, One of the Boys, which produced three Billboard Hot 100 top-ten singles—”I Kissed a Girl,” “Hot n Cold,” and “Waking Up in Vegas.” ” The album found success with over four million downloads. Perry has released five other studio albums—Teenage Dream (2010), PRISM (2013), Witness (2017)—and expanded her brand into other various areas of entertainment, including fragrances, shoes, and fashion.
10. Camila Cabello
Karla Camila Cabello Estrabao is a Cuban-American singer and songwriter who was born on March 3, 1997. At the age of 15 when she was featured on Enrique Iglesias’s single, “Duele El Corazón.” She signed to the Syco Music label imprint in 2013. She has worked with various artists, including Pitbull, J Balvin, Shawn Mendes, Fifth Harmony, and Ellie Goulding. Cabello released her self-titled debut studio album in 2017. She has also collaborated with Shakira, Christina Aguilera, Becky G, and Charli CXX. Cabello ranked number one on Billboard’s Hot Latin Songs chart for eight consecutive weeks with her single “Havana” and reached the top 10 of that chart with “Sola.” She became the first artist to replace themselves since Prince debuted at number one in December 1985.
11. Taylor Swift
Taylor Alison Swift was born in 1989, is an American singer-songwriter. Born in West Reading, Pennsylvania, Swift moved to Nashville, Tennessee, at the age of 14 to pursue a career in country music. Swift signed with Sony/ATV Tree Publishing in 2004 to become a musician and with Big Machine Records in 2005 to become a country singer. The lead single “Our Song” became a top-five hit in the U.S. and a top 10 hit in other countries; a string of other chart-topping singles followed. Swift has received multiple Grammy Awards, among other honors. She is the most-played female solo artist on U.S. radio, with more than 8.5 digital radio plays per day. As of 2018, her total album sales stand at 67.4 million units.
12. Vanessa Hudgens
Vanessa Anne Hudgens was born on in 1988. She is an American actress and singer. Hudgens became well-known after appearing as one of Mary Kate and Ashley Olsen’s characters in the 2000 film “Saved by the Bell.” Hudgens went on to have starring roles in films such as “Bring It On,” “High School Musical,” “Hairspray,” and “Wildthing.” Following her role in “Hairspray,” she featured Gabriella Montez on the A.B.C. television series “Parenthood” (2010–2014). Hudgens acted in the “High School Musical” (2006) and ” (2008) soundtracks. She later recorded the theme song for this franchise, “When I Was Your Man,” which became her main musical single. Hudgens has acquired plans to work in the animated movie inspired by the popular children’s book, “The Spiderwick Chronicles” (2007).
13. Anna Kendrick
On August 9, 1985, Anna Kendrick was born and raised in Portland, Maine, United States. Ron Howard discovered her at the age of 12 after she won a role in “Camp Cope-a-roo” at The Pine Street Theatre. Her portrayal of Sarah Simonds in “High School Musical” (2006) propelled her to fame, and she went on to star in films including “Up in the Air,” “The Twilight Saga: New Moon,” and the Christmas comedy, “Dr. Seuss’ The Lorax.” She achieved tremendous success in 2012 with her portrayal of Beca Mitchell in the “Pitch Perfect” trilogy, for which she received praise. She has since emerged as a leading actress in musical comedy films, such as “Into the Woods,” “Happy Christmas,” “Pitch Perfect 2” and “Pitch Perfect 3”.
14. Jazmine Sullivan
Jazmine Marie Sullivan is an American singer-songwriter who was born on April 9, 1987. Fearless, her debut album, was released in 2008 to commercial and critical acclaim. She was born and raised in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. The album featured the singles “Nobody’s Supposed to Be Here,” “Leave (Get Out),” and “Fearless.” Her most excellent hits album, The Best of Jazmine Sullivan, was released in November 2011.
Since signing with Elektra Records, she has received the most nominations of any female artist at the MTV Video Music Awards. Her debut single, “Like You’ll Never See Me Again,” was released in 2005. Her first compilation album, The Collection, was released in 2008. Sullivan’s second album, Love Me Back, was released in late 2009. The album’s first single, “Holding You Down (Goin’ in Circles),” peaked at number 46 on the Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs chart. Sullivan has also written for numerous artists, including Alicia Keys, Nicki Minaj, and Fantasia. On April 9, 1987, Sullivan was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, to Joyce (“née” McKinney) and Herbert Sullivan.
15. Jennifer Lopez
Jennifer Lynn Lopez was born in 1969, also known by her nickname J.Lo, is an American singer, actress, and dancer. Lopez was the highest-paid actress globally as of late 2014 and has been called “the most powerful Latino celebrity” by “Forbes.” She has won numerous awards throughout her career, including Grammy Awards, Emmy Awards, and American Music Awards. By 2017, she had received two liver transplants. She has admitted to using recreational drugs in her life but denied accusations of using drugs during their relationship. She has two children with Combs, daughter Natasha and son Christian. Lopez filed for divorce on September 30, 2017.
16. Britney Spears
Britney Jean Spears is an American singer, songwriter, dancer, and actress. Spears is for the people have the image to the recovery of line music teen pop at the end of the years 1990 and the first year 2000, she was dubbed the “Princess of Pop” and a pioneer in her field. In 2002, she released her fifth studio album, “In the Zone,” which spawned the top-three hit singles “I’m a Slave 4 U” and “Oops!… I Did It Again.” In 2003, Spears’s seventh studio album “Blackout” became her best-selling to date, containing the international hit singles “…Baby One More Time”, “Stronger,” and her cover of The Isley Brothers’ song “Loverboy.” Her eighth studio album, “Greatest Hits: My Prerogative,” was released in November 2004 and the second-highest selling album in the United States that year after Usher’s album “Confessions.” Also, in 2004, Spears released her ninth studio effort, “Britney Jean.” In the following years, Spears focused on acting, with a role in the film adaptation of the Broadway musical “Hairspray” (2007) and a supporting part in the film ” (2007).
17. Jessica Simpson
Jessica Ann Johnson was born in 1980. She is an American singer, actress, and fashion designer. Simpson made her debut in 1998, starring as the title character in the popular Disney Channel television series “Lizzie McGuire.” After playing minor roles in “How the West Was Fun” (1997) and “200 Cigarettes” (1999), she became known for portraying Sydney Shanowski on the C.B.S. sitcom “The New Adventures of Old Christine” (2006–2010), for which she received a Satellite Award nomination. Her 2006 debut album, “In This Skin,” sold over five million copies worldwide. In 2007, she released her second album, “Irresistible.” She performed as a color commentator for N.B.C. Olympics coverage in 2012 and 2013. In 2017, Simpson released her ninth studio album, “Jo-El Son: The Album.”
18. Hailee Steinfeld
Hailee Steinfeld was born on in 1996. She is an American actress, singer, and model. She had her breakthrough with the western drama film True Grit (2010), which earned her nominations for the Academy Award, BAFTA Award, and the S.A.G. Award for Best Supporting Actress. Steinfeld starred in the psychological thriller film Ender’s Game (2013), making her the youngest actress for a Golden Globe Award. She also starred in the comedy-drama film “Pitch Perfect” (2012), which grossed over US$287 million worldwide. Steinfeld had commercial successes with her debut studio album, “Haiz” (2012), and its follow-up, “Palo Santo” (2014). She achieved her first international success with “Starboy” (2017), which reached number one in Australia and the United States and the top ten in over 15 other countries.
19. Sofia Carson
Sofía Daccarett Char was born in 1993, known professionally as Sofia Carson, is an American actress and singer. Carson became well-known as Evie in the Disney Channel television film “Adventures in Babysitting” (2017) and Jane in the Disney Channel television film “Freaky Friday” (2018). Both films were widely successful. She currently stars as Evie on the Disney Channel series “Girl Meets World.” Carson made her singing debut in 2015 with the soundtrack album Descendants, and in the same year, she released the single “Rotten to the Core.” In 2016, she signed to Hollywood Records and released her debut single, “Love Is the Name.”
20. Hilary Duff
She was born in1987, Hilary Erhard Duff was an American actress, singer, and businesswoman. She began her career as a child actress, appearing on the television series “Lizzie McGuire” (2001) and “Everwood” (2002). Duff’s debut studio album, “Metamorphosis,” was released in 2003. It sold over 500,000 copies worldwide and earned her a Grammy nomination for Best New Artist. Following this, she appeared in The Princess Diaries 2: Royal Engagement (2004) and Cheaper by the Dozen (2003), alongside her mother, Mary-Kate Olsen. Her second studio album, “Hilary Duff,” was released in 2004 and included the single “Come Clean.” In 2005, she starred in the romantic comedy “Raise Your Voice” and released the third studio album, “Most Wanted,” which comprised pop songs. The same year, she released her first fragrance. In 2006, she released a most excellent hits album, “Best of Hilary Duff,” and her fourth studio album, “Dignity.”
21. Rita Ora
Rita Sahatçiu Ora was born in 1990, is a British singer, songwriter, and actress. She became well-known with her debut single “How We Do (Party),” which reached number one in the United Kingdom. She released her second album, Ora, in 2012. Its lead single, “R. S.A.N.E.,” became her second U.K. number-one single. Her third album, “True Romance,” was released in November 2014 and peaked at number two on the U.K. Albums Chart. In February 2016, she featured on D.J. Snake’s song “Let Me Love You” and reached the top ten in the United Kingdom. She has sold over three million records in the world and earned a total of five Grammy nominations. Ora has voiced characters in the “Rio” (2011), “Hotel Transylvania” (2012), and “Smurfs: The Lost Village” (2017) film series.
22. Becky G
Rebecca Marie Gomez was born in 1997; the stage name Becky G is a singer from Inglewood, California, United States. She started getting noticed in 2011 after posting several pop remix videos on YouTube. Becky G signed a record deal with Kemosabe Records (R.C.A. Records). Some of her most popular songs are “Can’t Stop Dancin’, Shower, Can’t Stop (Loving You),” “Problem,” “Lovin’ So Hard,” “Play It Again,” and many more.
23. Lana Del Rey
Elizabeth Woolridge Grant was born in 1985, better known by her stage name Lana Del Rey, is an American singer and songwriter. Critics have noted her music for its stylized cinematic quality, its preoccupation with themes of tragic romance, glamour, and melancholia, and its references to pop culture, particularly 1950s and 1960s Americana.
After uploading several tracks to her YouTube channel in 2011, Stranger Records signed Del Rey to release “Video Games” as her debut single. It earned her a Q award for Next Big Thing in October 2011. Following this success, she released the single “Born to Die” in January 2012.
24. Ellie Goulding
Elena Jane “Ellie” Goulding was born in 1986, is an English singer, songwriter, musician, and actress. Her career began when she met record producers Starsmith and Frankmusik, and she was later spotted by Jamie Lillywhite, who later became her manager and A&R. After signing to Polydor Records in July 2009, Goulding released her debut extended play, “An Introduction to Ellie Goulding,” later that year. The album reached number nine on the U.K. Albums Chart. Her debut studio album, “Lights,” was released in 2010; it peaked at number five in the United Kingdom and 57 in the United States.
25. Shania Twain
Shania Twain was born Eilleen Regina Edwards; in 1965, she is a Canadian singer and songwriter. Twain rose to fame in the 1990s with her debut album, “The Woman in Me” (1995), which sold over 20 million copies worldwide and won several awards. However, it spurned three number one singles; “Any Man of Mine,” “No One Needs to Know,” and “You’re Still the One.” Twain has received five Grammy Awards, 27 B.M.I. Songwriter awards, stars on Canada’s Walk of Fame and the Hollywood Walk of Fame. She will release a new album in 2018.
26. Lady Gaga
Stefani Joanne Angelina Germanotta was born in 1986, known professionally as Lady Gaga, is an American singer-songwriter. She released her debut album “The Fame” in 2008, which reached number one in the United Kingdom, Australia, and the Republic of Ireland, amongst other countries. The first single from the album, “Just Dance,” charted in the top ten of more than 20 countries. It has become one of the best-selling digital singles of all time, with over 15 million copies sold. Her second album, “Born This Way,” was released in 2011, topping the charts in more than 25 countries, including the United States, where it sold over one million copies in its first week.
27. Nicki Minaj
Onika Tanya Maraj was born in 1982, better known by her stage name Nicki Minaj. She is a Trinidadian and Tobago female rapper, singer, songwriter, actress, and model. Born in Saint James, Trinidad and Tobago and raised in the United States, Minaj earned public attention after releasing three mixtapes between 2007–2009.
The New York Times described Minaj’s early work as “sassily nasty,” while Billboard called her raps “uncomplicatedly catchy.” Her fourth mixtape, “Pink Friday,” was released in November 2010; it peaked at number one in the U.S. and was certified triple platinum by the Recording Industry Association of America (R.I.A.A.).
Blackpink is a South Korean girl group founded and managed by Y.G. Entertainment. The group consists of 4 members: Jisoo, Jennie, Rosé, and Lisa. Blackpink officially debuted with their first single album titled Square One, including two songs, “Boombayah” and “Whistle.” The group won Best New Female Group at the 2016 Mnet Asian Music Awards. In addition, they won two awards for Best Dance Performance by a Female Group and Song of the Year for “As If It’s Your Last” at the 2017 Mnet Asian Music Awards.
29. Tori Kelly
Victoria Loren “Tori” Kelly is an American singer and songwriter. She first came into prominence when her song “Unbreakable Smile” made its way into the 2013 Disney film “Wreck-It Ralph.” After signing with Atlantic Records, Kelly released her debut E.P. titled Unbreakable Smile (2014). The album reached number 59 on the Billboard 200 in the United States and was certified Gold by the Recording Industry Association of America (R.I.A.A.) for selling over 500,000 units. Following this success, Kelly’s debut studio album Unbreakable Smile was released on May 5, 2015.
30. Avril Lavigne
Avril Ramona Lavigne was born in 1984, in Avril Ramona Lavigne. She is a singer, songwriter, and actor from Canada. She had already performed on stage with Shania Twain when she was 15 years old and performed with the Canadian Idol winner. Avril Lavigne’s debut album was released, Let Go, on August 25, 2002. The album proved successful, reaching number one in several countries worldwide and spawning several hit singles such as “Complicated,” “I’m with You,” and “Losing Grip.” Her following albums, Under My Skin (2004) and The Best Damn Thing (2007), also more products were sold than 20 million copies worldwide. In 2005, Lavigne founded her clothing label Avril Lavigne Signature, end of 2017, and she is retired
Shakira Isabel Mebarak Ripoll is a Colombian singer, songwriter, dancer, and record producer who was born in 1977. She is often considered an icon of Andalusian pop. In 1992 she released her first album, “Pies Descalzos,” which became a massive hit in Colombia and other Latin American countries. In 1995, Mebarak moved to Miami, Florida, where Shakira recorded her second album, “MTV Unplugged,” which included acoustic versions of many of her songs from earlier albums. In 1998 she scored a number one hit with the single “Whenever, Wherever,” an English song that she had co-written with Wyclef Jean in 1993.
32. Carrie Underwood
Carrie Marie Underwood was born in 1983, is an American singer and songwriter. Underwood rose to fame in 2005 on the fourth season of American Idol, finishing in fourth place. She signed with Epic Records shortly after her appearance on Idol and released her debut album, “Some Hearts,” co-written by American singer-songwriter Hillary Scott in 2005. The album was a massive hit and debuted at #1 on the U.S. Billboard 200, selling over 5 million copies within the first week of its release. It was also the best-selling album of 2006 in the United States, with over 7 million copies.
33. Cheryl Ann Tweedy
She was born in 1983, Cheryl Ann Tweedy was an English singer, dancer, and television personality. She is the lead singer and only member of the multi-platinum, critically acclaimed band Girls Aloud, and a solo artist. Tweedy released her debut solo album “Head Above Water ” in June 2009, which entered the U.K. Albums Chart at number one and has sold over 230,000 copies in Germany. Her second album “Heartstrings,” was released in January 2011 and debuted at number four on the U.K. Albums Chart and number six on the U.S. Billboard 200. Tweedy has sold over six million records to date.
34. Ailson Krauss
Alison Maria Krauss was born in 1971. She is an American bluegrass-country singer and musician. She entered the international mainstream with her debut album in 1988. Krauss has released nineteen albums (counting a compilation, “The Very Best”) and numerous singles, three of which peaked at #1 on Billboard Hot Country Songs. She is known for her band with brother Viktor, Union Station (formerly Union Square). She has released ten albums since 1991, including two platinum-selling albums; she sings lead vocals and plays fiddle.
Beyoncé Giselle Knowles-Carter is an American singer, songwriter, and actress who was born in 1981. She was born and reared in Houston, Texas, and competed in different singing and dance contests as a youngster before becoming famous as the main vocalist of the R&B girl group Destiny’s Child in the late 1990s. The group, which was managed by her father, Mathew Knowles, became one of the best-selling female groups of all time. During their hiatus, Beyoncé released her debut album “Dangerously in Love” (2003), which established her as a solo artist around the world, selling 11 million copies and earning five Grammy Awards. It featured the Billboard Hot 100 number-one singles “Crazy in Love” and “Baby Boy,” as well as the top-five singles “Me, Myself and I” and “Naughty Girl.”
36. Gwen Stefani
Gwen Renée Stefani was born in 1969, is an American singer and songwriter. She is known for her work as lead vocalist for the rock band No Doubt, which she joined in 1986, and her solo career since 2004. Stefani has won four Grammy Awards. Her debut solo album “Love. Angel. Music. Baby.” was released in November 2004, a commercial success that produced two singles: “What You Waiting For?” and “Harajuku Girls.” In 2006, Stefani released her second solo album, “The Sweet Escape,” which is attributed as her most accomplished release to date.
37. Anushka Manchanda
Kiss Nuka, Anushka Manchanda, was born in 1984. She is an Indian-American singer, music producer, songwriter, creative entrepreneur, actress, activist, and former V.J. She was the lead singer of the Indian pop band Viva which she founded in 2005. She was also a judge on “Amul Star Voice of India” and Shankar Mahadevan and Sajid-Wajid. She has won one Filmfare Award for Best Female Playback Singer, amongst six nominations. She appeared in the Hindi film “Dum Maro Dum” (2011) as an aspiring singer and dancer who dreams of starring alongside her Idol Aashiqui 2 actor Aditya Roy Kapur.
38. Neeti Mohan
Neeti Mohan was born in 1979. She is an Indian singer. She started her career as a playback singer and later became a recording artist. She has sung for 24 films in Hindi and has worked with many prominent composers in the film industry like M. M. Kreem, Ram Sampath, and Pritam. She has also sung in Tamil and Telugu films under various music directors such as A. R. Rahman, Mani Sharma, etc. Upcoming artist Neeti Mohan was the first female playback singer to sing a national song for India. The song was composed by Ram Sampath and featured at the closing ceremony of the 2008 Olympics. She won Channel V’s Unsung Hero Award in 2011 for this song.
39. Neha Kakkar
Neha Kakkar Singh was born in 1988, is an Indian singer. She is best known for her songs “Tum Hi Ho,” “EkDooba,” & “Bol Rang Hain Pardesi,” which she sang in the movie Oh My God. She has also sung three songs for Mahesh Bhatt’s movie, Maqbool. Her first release was the song Dil Dil Dil from the movie “Aashiqui 2”, composed by Ram Sampath. She started her career as an R.J. on Radio City 91.3. She has also done an item song for the movie “Aakash,” starring Sunny Deol and Rishi Kapoor. Her first Bollywood song was for the song “Mohe Bitpara” in the movie Oh My God. Later, she won the Filmfare Award for Best Female Playback Singer for her knockout song “EkDooba” from Krrish 3, composed by Ram Sampath.
40. Celine Dion
Céline Marie Claudette Dion, born in 1968, is a Canadian pop and country singer, songwriter, and actress. She has won five Grammy Awards and multiple multiplatinum albums. Her international debut album “Unison” was released in 1990. In 1992, she released her second album “Celine Dion,” which contained her English-language songs. Those songs included “If You Asked Me To,” “The Last to Know,” and others. The album reached No. 1 in France and No. 3 in Canada. Her next English album, “The Colour of My Love,” was released in 1994, containing the hit singles “The Power of Love,” “Think Twice,” and “It’s All Coming Back to Me Now.”
Adele Laurie Blue Adkins, born in 1988, is an English singer-songwriter. Her career began when she signed a recording contract with XL Recordings after being dropped by her previous label. In 2007, she received the Brit Awards “Critics Choice” award and won the BBC Sound of 2008 poll. Her debut album “19”, released in 2008, was well received and was a commercial success in both the UK and US. The album contained her first song, “Hometown Glory,” which peaked at No.