Top 5 Female Singers

Madonna

Madonna, the American singer, started her career in a few bands, but only became well known when she launched her solo career. She has a unique ability to change with the times, both her image and the type of music that she sings. She backed up her musical career with film appearances including playing the starring role in Evita for which she won a Golden Globe. She has sold over 300 million records and the Guinness Book of Records have her names as the worlds top selling female recording artist of all time.

Britney Spears

Britney’s career started when she was a child, when she had parts in television shows. She started her singing career in 1997 when she released her début album, Baby One More Time in 1999. It was this album and her next one which established her in the music business where she was always a prominent figure and she broke sales records. All of her subsequent albums produced hit singles. Despite having several breaks in her music career for personal reasons, including counseling through bipolar treatment centers, she is still held in high acclaim and was the best selling female artist of the first decade of the 21st century.

Whitney Houston

Whitney Houston is the female artists that has won the most awards including Emmys, Grammys and Billboard music awards. She has sold over 170 million records and is one of the worlds best selling artists. She comes from a family which has a selection of good female singers and began singing in her local gospel choir. She was discovered when performing in nightclubs with her mother and she released her début album in 1985. She has also acting in films where she has had songs in the soundtrack. Between 2003 and 2009 she released no albums apart from a compilation one. She was undergoing personal problems surrounding her marriage and father and was doing more acting than singing. [Read more…]