There are hundreds, if not thousands of admired and popular female singers in the music industry, from all genres: from rock, pop, classical music and house to folk or electro, these women have mesmerized us with their unique talent and charisma. However, ten of them have managed to distinguish themselves in particular, and the following female artists are believed to be the most popular in 2014:
10. Taylor Swift
Taylor Swift is certainly one of the most appreciated female singers at the moment, not only because of her beauty but also because she is truly talented. Born in 1989 in Pennsylvania, Swift moved to Nashville when she was 14 and she decided to work on her music career. It was then when she signed her first record house and became one of the first songwriters and singers in the industry. Her debut album was released back in 2006, and after that she has released several singles that have immediately become hits. She even received a nomination at the 2008 Grammy Awards for the title of the Best New Artists!
9. Lady Gaga
Born in 1986, Lady Gaga (on her real name Stefani Joanne Angelina Germanotta) is one of the most popular American pop singers at the moment. In addition to being an original and brilliant singer, Lady Gaga is also a reputable fashion designer, actress, activist, philanthropist as well as businesswoman, and she shocks the audience every time she steps on the scene with an outrageously original outfit. Even though Lady Gaga has initially started to work as a songwriter, her unique vocal abilities allowed her to pursue a career in the music industry as well – this is how she gained her fame and notoriety.
After she has released her debut album The Fame back in 2008, Lady Gaga has achieved an incredible commercial success. Some of her most notable hit songs were Just Dance, Born This Way, Judas, The Edge Of Glory, Alejandro, Telephone or Bad Romance.
Shakira is also a very popular singer who managed to earn a significant number of awards throughout her career – born in 1977, Shakira is a popular choreographer, model and Singer-Songwriter who is known not only due to her great dancing skills and belly dancing abilities, but also because of her unique voice.
7. Cheryl Cole
Cheryl Cole is beautiful and talented – born in England in 1983, Cheryl Ann Cole is a songwriter, a television personality, a dancer as well as a recording artist who managed to make herself heard in 2002 . Also, she was known to be a member of the Girls Aloud girl group and she started her solo album back in 2009 – it was then when Cheryl Cole has also released her first solo album. Some of her most popular and appreciated hit singles are Parachute, Fight For This Love of 3 Words.
Rihanna is known to have started her career in the music industry at a very young age, when she conquered the public with her unique voice and singing skills – after years of hard work, Rihanna has managed to be on top of the music industry, with tens of millions of fans all around the world. She has released several notable albums and she sold over three million records in the UK alone, two years ago. In the end, Rihanna has been named The Pop Queen for a reason!
Adele is yet another talented and charismatic English female singer who has become famous after launching hit songs like Rolling In The Deep or Set Fire To The Rain, which became extremely popular not only in the United Kingdom, but all around the world. Last year she won a Golden Globe and an Academy Award, along with a Grammy Award for the Best Pop Solo Performance for the song Set Fire To The Rain. Adele is full of energy and talent, and she makes sure to show that with every chance she got!
4. Demi Lovato
Demi Lovato is also a popular female artist that is believed to be very sought-after in 2014 as well. She has released four studio albums along with several notable hits that seem to appeal to people of all ages, from the youngest to the oldest ones. One of the most popular hit songs of Demi Lovato is certainly Heart Attack along with the well-known song Made in the USA, both of which have become popular right after they were launched.
Born in 1979 on her real name Alecia Beth More, Pink is an American actress, singer and songwriter who has become popular in 2000 when she released her very first debut album, called Can’t Take Me Home. Throughout her career, Pink has collaborated with other popular artists such as Christina Aguilera or Lil Kim. Pink is currently known for her unique pop-rock style and some of her most popular hit songs were Just Like A Pill, Trouble, Get The Party Started or Don’t Let Me Go. Also, she even won a Grammy Award for the Best Female Rock Vocal Performance on the Try This album.
Born in 1981, Beyonce Giselle Knowles is also an American actress and recording artist who was raised in Houston and who became famous as the lead singer of the band Destiny’s Child, an R&B girl group that was formed towards the end of the 1990s. Beyonce has released her album Dangerously In Love in 2003, but the band unfortunately split in 2005 – it was then when Beyonce released her second solo album called B’Day.
1. Jennifer Lopez
The number one on this list is certainly Jennifer Lopez. Born Jennifer Lynn Muniz in 1969 but better known by the stage name of J. Lo., Jennifer Lopez is an actress, a producer, danger, performer as well as television personality who has become famous through her unique vocal and acting skills. She started her career in the entertainment industry back in the 1980s but she has slowly worked her way up to the top – perhaps her most notable role was in the movie Selena. Towards the end of the 1990s, Jennifer Lopez has officially become the first Latina actress to ever win one million dollars for a role in a movie called Out of Sight. Jennifer Lopez has released her debut album in 1999 and she has produced one hit after another ever since!