Top 10 Most Popular Female Singers in The World

Take a look at the below list of Top 10 Most Popular Female Singers in The World 2017. There are enough female pop stars in Hollywood and throughout the music industry that are so uniquely talented that creating this type of list is next to impossible. When measuring by success and how far their careers have gone however it becomes easier as the numbers add up. Many starlets and beginning musicians seek a way into the industry to promote their sound and label, but these ten women have managed to claw and scrape their way to greatness through years of patience and determination that simply can’t be ignored. Their success is measured not only by the size of their expense account however, but by the legions of fans that have deemed them worthy of such fame. With that in mind, here are the top ten most popular female singers in 2017.

List of Top 10 Most Popular Female Singers in The World 2017

10. Demi Lovato

Demi Lovato Top Most Female Singers 2018

The era of the Disney star isn’t quite over as Demi Lovato has already proven. Getting her start on The Disney Channel thanks to “Camp Rock”, Lovato swiftly turned to the music industry after her album “Don’t Forget” took off by selling over half a million copies. Not only is she extremely talented in front of the camera, but her voice skills used for the song “Let it Go” for the Disney movie “Frozen” managed to elevate her already booming career even further as soared onto the music scene. As of now everyone knows her name, and her status as one of the most popular female singers 2017 has been firmly cemented in the minds of her fans.

9. Nicki Minaj


Seen as one of the more controversial figures of 2017 and perhaps even 2016, Nikki Minaj is still without a doubt one of the most successful female rappers to date. Existing as a high profile superstar she has been featured as a promising young singer as well as a TV personality by serving as a judge on “American Idol” for a period of time. No doubt an outspoken and passionate person, Minaj actually alienated herself from some fans by feuding with fellow judge Mariah Carey, but was instantly accepted once again as her career continued to rise. To date she is the highest paid hip hop artist in the industry, so it is by no stretch of the imagination to think that her fans will forgive her almost anything.

8. Sia


Existing largely as a behind the scenes genius for so long, Sia has become widely known for her contributions to the careers of stars such as Rihanna and Ne-Yo during her two decades in the music industry. She has provided her own stellar tracks as well, one of which most recently was featured in the end credits of the movie “The Shallows”, and has become quite popular for its powerful message and stunning vocals. Despite the popularity she has amassed, Sia has been quite content to keep a modicum of privacy. She has managed to remain largely mysterious to the present date and has eschewed many acts of publicity, but despite all this she is still a force to be reckoned with in the music industry.

7. Miley Cyrus

Miley Cyrus Top 10 Most Popular Female Singers

Yet another Disney star who began young and didn’t stop rolling is Miley Cyrus. With a famous singer for a father and a show that was already highlighting her youthful exuberance and talent, Cyrus was obviously destined for stardom. While her fan base took a decidedly downward turn when she ditched her popular teen idol image, she has still gained huge success with her most recent recordings and has shown a definite defiant streak that has earned her far more fans that are both older and more concerned with her development and talent than her off-color, quirky antics that have gained her so much criticism in the recent past. Love her or hate her, Miley Cyrus has become one of the most talked about and most popular female singers of 2017.

6. Jennifer Lopez

Jennifer Lopez Top Most Famous Female Singers 2018

Here is another multi-talented superstar who has shown her fans that she is not just about one talent or another. Having started out as a dancer on the popular show “In Living Color”, Lopez was at first a virtual unknown. When she began to move into the limelight with her acting career and then her singing career however her fame exploded, leaving her to rocket forward without pausing as the world finally realized just how talented she truly was. Having been in the music and film industries for nearly two decades, “Jenny from the block” has showcased talents that many never realized she had when she was still showing her moves on the dance floor. With her moves and angelic voice Jennifer Lopez has firmly set herself up as one of the most popular singers of all time, as well as 2017.

5. Lady Gaga

Lady Gaga Top Famous Female Singers 2019

It can be said that her rise to fame was rather quick and in part somewhat unconventional as her music videos would suggest. Regardless of this Gaga’s outlandish styles and amazing vocals took the world by storm as she sprinted onto the music scene, not pausing to catch her breath as she unleashed her debut album “The Fame” in 2008. She has since released a great many hits that have struck a chord with some but alienated others. She is by far a personality that takes some getting used to, but it would seem that many upon many fans have done just that as her fame has only increased. From singing the “Star-Spangled Banner” at the iconic Superbowl 50 to starring in season 5 of “American Horror Story: Hotel”, she has proven that she is a woman to whom success is due. She is one of the Top 10 Most Popular Female Singers in The World 2017.

4. Adele

Adele Top 10 Most Popular Female Singers 2017

Adele was still using “MySpace” when many were already giving up on it, utilizing the platform to gain the needed recognition from record labels to showcase her sound. From one of her first successful hits “Rolling in the deep” to her current popular hit “Hello”, she has shown that her amazing and even hypnotizing voice is worthy of praise and admiration. During her rise to fame she made the bold proclamation that she was here to stay, and there is no evidence to suggest that she might do anything less. Despite taking time to focus on her family life for a brief time, Adele has been back and going strong in 2017, selling over forty million albums worldwide and earning a spot as one of the most popular female singers around.

3. Rihanna


It has been so long since she started topping charts that it is almost difficult to recall a time in recent history when Rihanna was not a major player in the music industry. From the debut of her first album “Good Girl Gone Bad”, she has hit the ground running and has left many other artists in her wake as she has made her way to continued stardom and perhaps one day even legendary status. Her powerful and resonant voice have left no doubt of her talents, and the punch of her music and its fast-moving lyrics are well-renowned in dance clubs. Despite her tenure to date, Rihanna has no intention of slowing down as she continues to push hit after hit, further pleasing her fans and guaranteeing her continued popularity.

2. Taylor Swift


Much like former favorite “good girls” such as Hillary Duff, Taylor Swift has exuded the girl next door vibe for many years, existing as one of the fresh faces in Hollywood and throughout music industry as an innocent that has yet to grow up. Her evolution into the sassy, powerful singer that she is now has been a steady ascension that has seen her fan base continue to grow and even mature as her girlish lyrics and often love-inspired themes have captured the attention of millions. She is without a doubt the romantic singer that many people seem to fall in love with, though her fame has also come thanks to her ability to tell a powerful, compelling story with her lyrics that people can relate to. Swift is popular because she is an attractive and powerful singer, but she is adored because she is so relatable to so many.

1. Beyoncé

Beyoncé Top Popular Female Singers 2017

Beyonce, as most people know by now, became immensely more popular as a solo artist than at any time she was with the group that gave her such a rocky start, “Destiny’s Child”. Since her departure from the group she has become known worldwide as the premier female singer that is on the lips of nearly every person both far and wide. Her career has not stopped or even slowed down since her debut album “Dangerously in Love” hit stores in 2003. After selling more than 11 million copies worldwide, Beyonce managed to transcend virtually every genre to sit atop the list of most popular female singers and will no doubt remain there until the next woman appears to take her spot.

Whether they are the favorites of millions or still stars on the rise, the top ten female singers of 2017 are proven and well established and here to stay. Time will tell if they have attained legendary and even epic status, but in the current era they have proven one thing, they know how to get people’s attention.