Music makes your life more beautiful because you can feel relaxed when you just emotionally listen to the songs you like. But, what is your favorite song? Who is your favorite singer? What is special about him or her? Is he or she one in the list of the top ten most popular female singers here?
10. Cheryl Cole
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Born in 1983, Cheryl Cole has actually been a part of television program since 1990. But this young English artist at that time did not rise to fame until the late 2002 when she auditioned for the reality television show that won her a place of a member of the girl group “Girls Aloud”. 3 Words—her first solo studio album in 2009—was so successful that she decided to release the second one in the following year. She has gradually won a lot of awards since 2007.
Born and raised in Barranquilla, Shakira began performing her talents in school. This 38-year-old Columbian singer released her first studio album in the early 1990s, but it failed to attain commercial success until 1996 when she rose to prominence in Latin America with her fourth one. More excitedly, her well-known reputation revitalized when she entered the English-language market with her fifth album. Besides coaching on the American version of The Voice, Shakira has achieved many awards and sold over 60 million records worldwide.
08. Jennifer Lopez
Interested in a career in entertainment industry, Lopez took a minor role in the 1986 film, My Little Girl. This American singer gained more reputation until she received her first leading role in 1997. She started her first album in 1999 and the second one in 2001. But her biggest achievement is when her fifth album, receiving the highest first-week sales for a Spanish album in the United States, was released in 2007. Interestingly, her style has influenced a range of celebrities.
07. Miley Cyrus
Having a father as a country singer, Miley Cyrus had chances to hold minor roles in the television series. Along with her talent in the entertainment industry, this beautiful young American singer rose to prominence as a teen idol after casting in the Disney Channel television series. Cyrus released her first album in 2007 and her next one in 2008. This 22 year-old singer has earned numerous awards and nominations, and she was declared “Artist of the Year” by MTV in 2013.
06. Katy Perry
Enthusiastic about the music during her childhood, Katy Perry pursued a career in gospel music as a teenager and moved to Los Angeles to venture into music. This beautiful American singer rose to fame in 2008 when she released her second album, which had attention-grabbing and controversial lyrics. Throughout her career, Perry has sold 11 million albums and 81 million singles worldwide, making her one of the best-selling artist along with many awards.
05. Taylor Swift
Pursuing her career in country music at the age of 14, an American actress, Taylor Swift, became the youngest songwriter. This beautiful young country music star wrote her own debut album in 2006. Swift gradually released her second album, Fearless—the bestselling album in the United States, in 2008. She is one of the bestselling artists of all time, having sold more than 40 million albums. Besides her legendary narrative songs, Swift has also earned numerous awards.
04. Lady GaGa
An American singer, Lady GaGa, initially performed in theaters and high school plays. Because of her vocal abilities, she was asked to join with Interscope Records when she worked for Sony/ATV Music Publishing. There, she has built her fame with her first album, The Fame in 2008 and her second one in 2011, selling over one million copies in the first week in the United States. GaGa has also achieved numerous awards. More interestingly, she was listed as one of the Most Influential People of the Decade.
Born and raised in Texas, an American singer, Beyonce, has actually performed in various singing and dancing competitions since she was a child. This 33 year-old sexy actress rose to fame in the late 1990s as lead singer of R&B girl-group Destiny’s Child. The release of her album was in 2003. Throughout her career, she has sold over 75 million records as a solo artist and 60 million with Destiny’s Child. Beyonce has grasped many awards and is the most nominated woman in the award’s history.
A Barbarian singer, whose career began in the late 2003 through mutual friends, Rihana released her first debut album, Music of the Sun, in 2005 and its follow-up in 2006. They both peaked in the top ten on the US Billboard. She later rose to widespread prominence with her third album, Good Girl Gone Bad, in 2007. She has sold over 150 million records worldwide, making her one of the best making artists of all time. Rihana has so far earned numerous awards and accolades.
Signing a recording contract in 2006 because of her demo, a British singer, Adele, released her first successful album in 2008. At the same time, this 27-year-old singer won several awards for The Best New Artist and Best Female Pop Vocal Performance. Her second album in 2011 surpassed the success of her debut, earning more singer awards in 2012. Adele has sold an approximate 40 million albums and 50 million singles worldwide.