Rihanna possesses a voice that seems to cast a spell to listeners of her music.
She is both the youngest and fastest solo artist to have 14 number one singles on the Hot 100 Billboard.
Her music consists of a mixture of R&B and pop with elements of soul and dance-hall.
Some of her famous hits include Umbrella, Pond De Replay and Love The Way You Lie.
She has joined the list of best-selling artists of all time with record sales exceeding 200 million.
10. Tina Turner
Tina Turner is the undisputed Queen of Rock ‘n’ Roll. She is termed as the most successful female Rock ‘n’ Roll artist and has sold more concert tickets than any other solo performer in history.
She is also one of the best-selling female musicians in history, with over 180 million combined album and single sales.
Some of her hits include Private Dancer, Better Be Good To Me and What’s Love Got To Do With It.
Her outstanding traits include her powerful vocals, career longevity and energetic stage presence.
11. Kelly Rowland
Kelly Rowland rose to fame in her music career as part of Destiny’s Child — one of the world’s best-selling girl groups of all time.
She produced a couple of singles when she was part of Destiny’s Child and continued with her solo career once the group disbanded.
Some of her songs include Motivation, Dilemma and Down on Love.
She has won several awards and has sold over 27 million records during her solo career.
12. Leona Lewis
Leona Lewis is a British singer whose music career officially begun in 2006 when she won the third series of The X Factor.
In 2008, she became the first solo British female artist to feature in the US Billboard 200 in more than 20 years.
She also became the first British solo artist to achieve 8 top five singles.
Her career continues to grow with over 20 million records sold worldwide.
Some of her famous songs include Un Love Me, Run and Bleeding Love.
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