Many female singers have come to this music industry with great prospects. Some couldn’t stay here for long, whereas there are some who will never leave our heart. Here are the top five female singers of all time.

1. Whitney Houston


She is known as ‘The Voice.’ She is the greatest female singer of all time. She had such a great power in her voice that no other female singer ever had. She has inspired many artists throughout her singing career. She has sold more than 200 million albums and singles throughout the world. Some of her greatest hits are ‘I Will Always Love You,’ ‘How Will I Know,’ ‘I Wanna Dance with Somebody,’ and more. Her name is in the Guinness Book of World Records for holding the title for the most awarded female artist. She received 415 awards.

2. Mariah Carey


She is one of the best female singers ever. She has the most number-one hits. Her voice inspired a lot of artists. Her signature vocal style of whistling is amazing. Some of her hit singles include ‘My All,’ ‘Honey,’ ‘Vision of Love’, etc. She sold more than 265 million records throughout the world.

3. Aretha Franklin


She had redefined Americal popular music. Her voice and style inspired many contemporary artists. She sold million singles and own 18 Grammy awards. She is the first woman to be in the US Rock ‘n Roll Hall of Fame. She was honored by many US presidents. Her hits include ‘Respect,’ ‘Chain of Fools,’ ‘Think,’ and more.

4. Janis Joplin


She was an icon of her generation. She was called the Queen of Rock and Roll. Her singing style was compared with that of Aretha Franklin. She inspired a lot of female artists. She is known for her hits ‘Try,’ ‘Piece of My Heart,’ ‘Mercedes Benz,’ and more.

5. Tina Turner


She sold the highest number of concert tickets. She sold more than 180 million albums. Her name is in the Rock n Roll Hall of Fame. She won eight Grammy awards. Her hits include ‘Proud Mary,’ ‘River Deep,’ etc.

These singers are known for their great voice, singing style and performance. Their popularity shows that they have been liked by people from all walks of life. They are the best female singers of all time.