The 8 Best Black Female Singers


The 8 Best Black Female Singers

Black women singers have conquered every genre of music with remarkable talent and gifted voices. They have made their names by mastering their skills and taking the audience by surprise with their voices, ever since they stepped inside the music industry. Here is a list of the best black female singers that have inarguably won our hearts every time they sang.

Whitney Houston

The black music history is incomplete without the mention of Whitney Houston. She had one of the most iconic voices in the 20th century and sold millions of albums and songs. She enjoyed making music every day in her 30 years of a professional career. It would be foolish to miss her name while mentioning the list of best female singers.

Aretha Franklin

Aretha Franklin

Aretha Franklin was the Queen of Soul during her career who is still remembered for her music. She was one of the women pioneers in the best singing category. Her entire career lasted for more than 50 years.  She still remains the prodigy in black women music with her evergreen songs.

Nancy Wilson

Nancy Wilson was an underrated singer who soon discovered her strength in jazz music. Her sexy vocals brought her fans from around the world and made her one of the best singers in multiple genres, including soul and jazz. She was an icon to many for her elegant and classy lifestyle and her talent in transcending music genres.

Dionne Warwick

Dionne Warwick is often recalled as the Whitney Houston of the 60s, but she very well deserved her own recognition in this title. She made some of the most memorable hits while she works with Burt Bacharach and made songs like I Say a Litte Prayer, Walk on By, etc.

Natalie Cole

Natalie Cole was a multi-talented singer who made music in jazz, soul, and standards. He also had a number of songs in Latin music which added to her fame. Her poor relationships and troubled past never stopped her from showing her incredible talent. She may have the best range in the voice among all the women in the list.

Patti LaBelle

Patti LaBelle

Patti LaBelle was a natural singer and preferred singing while by surrounded by her fans rather than following any rules. She loved her freedom of singing her heart out anywhere she could which made her a public celebrity who lived her life in her music career.

Sarah Vaughn

Sarah Vaughn was known to have an incredible range that she could sing like a man and bridge a baritone key into a soprano without a sweat. She had a lovable jazzy style and a warm, entertaining voice. She might just be one of her kind in the world.


Rihanna is a next-gen sensation who is known for embracing multiple music genres. She has received millions of grossing on her singles and have worked with the best artists of this generation to become a world-known celebrity only because of her unique voice.

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