Wow! What a fabulous array of talent that makes up this list. Many different styles of singer are represented here. From the highly impressive vocal range, to the pure power to the deeply soulful tones each one of these artists bring their own unique flavour to the music industry. Each with their distinctive voices are are instantly recognisable when we hear them. Collectively they have sold to millions of records and entertained millions in live performances.
From Aretha Franklin to Adele, Etta James to Whitney Houston to Celine Dion these wonderful performers span many decades of music.
Some have pasted and some are very much present but all spectacularly talented. Can you possibly pick your favourite? Will it be Tina Turner, Barbra Streisand or maybe Donna summer? Some listed were part of bands, Stevie Nicks of Fleetwood Mac, Ann Wilson of Heart and Annie Lennox of the rhythmics. Or maybe you will pick a solo artist Kate Bush, Billie holiday, or Mariah Carey?
So who will you pick as your favourite female vocalist of all time? I'm sure you will agree it will be a very tough decision.