In the world of music, there are hundreds of extraordinary and remarkable female singers. However, only a few of these female singers have risen to the top of the music industry and have amassed so much popularity that they are admired by people all over the world. Here are the top 10 most popular female singers in 2015 that have blown listeners away over the years with their songs and voices.
Despite the fact that Beyoncé is married to the very financially successful rapper, Jay-Z, she has earned her popularity through her own acting and singing skills. In fact, back in the 1990s, she was a part of Destin’s Child, the best selling girl’s group in the world. She established her career as a solo artist when she released “Dangerously in Love,” her debut album, back in 2003 when Destiny’s Child was on a hiatus. Ever since then, she has earned 5 Grammy Awards and millions of copies of her albums have been sold around the world.
Rihanna, the 26-year old actress, fashion designer and singer, had also started her career at a very young age. She embarked on her career back in 2003 after she auditioned for Jay-Z, who is the president of Def Jam Recordings. Not only did her debut and subsequent albums peak to the top, “Umbrella,” the lead single from “Good Girl Gone Bad,” her third studio album released in 2007, topped the charts and added to her growing popularity. Over the course of her career, she has been awarded twenty two Billboard Music Awards, along with plenty of others.
The charismatic and talented English singer Adele began her music career from Myspace. Back in 2006, a demo of Adele was posted on Myspace after which XL Recordings offered her a recording contract. Adele managed to earn awards at the very beginning of her career, and her debut album, “19,” turned out to be commercially and critically successful. Adele has also received numerous Grammy Awards. She also lent her voice for “Skyfall,” the title song of the 2013 James Bond film of the same name, as a result of which she was awarded a Golden Globe award.
4. Taylor Swift.
Taylor Swift can definitely be recognized among those breakthrough singers who began her career as a country singer at just the age of 14. Her debut self-titled album released back in 2006 is what established her career in country music. Swift is known for narrating her own personal experiences in her songs, which is proof of her songwriting skills. She has also been awarded with plenty of awards, including 11 Country Music Association Awards, for her singing and songwriting. Along with being popular, she is currently also among the richest female singers.
5. Lady Gaga.
Currently, it cannot be denied that Lady Gaga is among the popular American female pop singers, despite her frequent bizarre antics and her flashy appearances and attires. Her debut album, “The Fame,” the fame received critical acclaim and turned out to be a commercial success, as a result of which her career skyrocketed and she became prominent. Gaga has made some very distinct, flamboyant and unique contributions to the music industry through her fashion and her music, both of which have earned her significant recognition as well as a myriad of awards, including 5 Grammys.
Avid listeners of music, espeically music by female singers, are sure to agree that the above women definitely belong in this list of the 10 most popular female singers in 2015.