10 Of The Greatest Female Singers Of All Time

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This American rock, soul and blues singer and songwriter was one of the most widely-known female rock stars of her era with hits like Me and Bobby McGee and Piece of My Heart, before she died of a heroin overdose at the age of 27?
Janis Joplin
Billie Holiday
Whitney Houston
Joan Jett

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Born Anna Mae Bullock, in Nutbush, TN, this singer saw early success partnering with her husband but her biggest hit, "What's Love Got to Do with It", won four Grammy Awards in 1984 as a solo artist?
Tina Turner
Whitney Houston
Diana Ross
Patsy Cline

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This leader singer of one of the best selling female groups of all time, Destinys Child became an even bigger star as a solo artist along side her husband Jay-Z?
Beyonce Knowles
Kelly Rowland
Michelle Williams
Lauren Hill

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What 4 time Grammy Award winner from Brooklyn, NY hit the big time with 'Hit Me With Your Best Shot' and 'Heartbreaker'?
Pat Benatar
Joan Jett
Annie Lennox
Lauren Hill

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This singer was cited as the most awarded artist of all time.  She gave us seven studio albums, two soundtrack albums and the most stirring rendition of the National Anthem at the 1991 Super Bowl before her untimely death in 2012?
Whitney Houston
Lady Gaga
Diana Ross
Billie Holiday

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Born Eleanora Fagan in 1915, this American jazz singer began performing in night clubs in Harlem before rising to stardom and finishing her career at Carnegie Hall before her untimely death in 1959 at the age of 44?
Billie Holiday
Diana Ross
Ella Fitzgerald
Janis Joplin

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This Scottish singer and songwriter hit it big with the Eurythmics before embarking on a solo career in the 90's with her album Diva?
Annie Lennox
Bonnie Raitt
KD Lang
Sinead O'Connor

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This American jazz singer, born in 1917, was referred to as the 'First Lady of Song'.  Known for her improvisational ability, specifically 'scat singing', she collaborated with greats like Louie Armstrong and Duke Ellington?
Ella Fitzgerald
Etta James
Billie Holiday
Aretha Franklin

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This Canadian born singer songwriter wrote songs that reflected her social and environmental ideals. She found mainstream success with her third album, Ladies of the Canyon that had environmental anthem "Big Yellow Taxi", with its now-famous line, "they paved paradise and put up a parking lot."
Joni Mitchell
Joan Baez
Carly Simon
Barbara Streisand

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Born in 1942 in Memphis, TN, this singer and songwriter began singing at New Bethel Baptist Church but would go on to be known as the Queen of Soul during her career which spanned 6 decades.   With hits like Respect, Chain of Fools and Natural Woman she was one of the most recognizable and accomplished singers before her death earlier this year (2018).  Who was The Queen of Soul?
Aretha Franklin
Etta james
Judy Garland
Dorothy Dandridge

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