What are your top 3 favorite female singers?

What are your top 3 favorite female singers?


Lots of great artists mentioned

Per the stats on my streaming subscriptions

Here are the top 3 female singers that I played in 2022

Linda Ronstadt

Sheryl Crow

Janis Joplin

Ann Wilson  (circa 1980)

Tatiana Shmayluk  (progressive metal with a mixture of clean and growl vocals) the ultimate metal female growl with amazing clean vocals and belting. Best examples - Pisces;  Judgement & Punishment one-take vocal performance; I Speak Astronomy

Cammie Gilbert  (progressive rock/metal) best example -  The Banished Heart and A Return To The Earth Below

Barbra Streisand

Celtic Woman ( ok ,,, it’s a group but with rotating individual lead performances)

Karen Carpenter


Worthy mention as contenders 

Diana Krall

Holly Cole

K D Lang