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Top 10 Divas: Our Fave Female Singers

Sep 16, 2009

Join Kidzworld as we count down our top-rated female musicians of all time! Then head over to our boards and tell us if you agree with our list or have someone to add – did we forget the biggest diva of them all?!

No. 10: Jessica Simpson

Age: 29
Birthdate: July 10, 1980
Birthplace: Abilene, Texas
Middle Name: Ann

Jessica Simpson


High Notes:

  • She’s won three Teen Choice Awards and two MTV Video Music Awards.
  • Her song Irresistible broke the top 20 on four different charts in 2001.
  • She played the leading role in The Dukes Of Hazzard, a movie that made $110 million worldwide.

Read more about Jessica Simpson.

No. 9: Christina Aguilera

Age: 29
Birthdate: December 18, 1980
Birthplace: Staten Island, NY
Middle Name: Maria


Christina Aguilera

High Notes:

  • Her debut album included three No. 1 singles: Genie In A Bottle, What A Girl Wants and Come On Over Baby.
  • She and Pink, Lil Kim and Mya won Grammies for their remake of Lady Marmalade.
  • With over 37 million albums sold worldwide she’s one of the world’s top-selling female artists of all time.

Read more about Christina Aguilera.

No. 8: Gwen Stefani

Age: 40
Birthdate: October 3, 1969
Birthplace: Anaheim, CA
Middle Name: Renee

Gwen Stefani

High Notes:

  • She was the lead singer of No Doubt before going solo.
  • Her third solo single Hollaback Girl is the first digital download in the U.S. to sell more than a million copies.
  • In 2005 she won the World’s Best-Selling New Female Artist award at the World Music Awards in 2005.

Read more about Gwen Stefani.

No. 7: Fergie

Age: 34
Birthdate: March 27, 1975
Birthplace: Hacienda Heights, CA
Real Name: Stacy Ann Ferguson


High Notes:

  • She was nominated for a Grammy for the hit Big Girls Don’t Cry.
  • In 2007 she won an American Music Award for Favorite Female Artist.
  • Her album The Dutchess is one of just seven be a female artist to have five or more Top Five chart hits.

Read more about Fergie.

No. 6: Carrie Underwood

Age: 26
Birthdate: March 10, 1983
Birthplace: Muskogee, OK
Middle Name: Marie

Carrie Underwood

High Notes:

  • She was the big winner on season four of American Idol in 2005.
  • In 2006 she won the Breakthrough Artist Of The Year Award at the American Music Awards.
  • She was inducted into Nashville’s Grand Ole Opry in 2008.

Read more about Carrie Underwood.

No. 5: Taylor Swift

Age: 20
Birthdate: Dec. 13, 1989
Birthplace: Reading, Pennsylvania
Middle Name: Alison

Taylor Swift

High Notes:

  • She’s one of the few female country artists to have five consecutive singles reach the top 10.
  • Her first album, released in 2006, has since achieved triple-platinum status.
  • She’s the youngest person ever to named Songwriter/Artist Of The year by the Nashville Songwriters Association International (2007).

Read more about Taylor Swift.

No. 4: Rihanna

Age: 21
Birthdate: Feb. 20, 1988
Birthplace: St. Michael, Barbados
Full Name: Robyn Rihanna Fenty


High Notes:

  • She’s the first female recording artist from Barbados to win a Grammy.
  • Her 2007 hit single Umbrella was named the most successful song in the world for that year.
  • In just three years she’s scored 11 No. 1 singles on the Billboard charts and four No. 1s on the Hot Dance Club Play chart.

Read more about Rihanna.

No. 3: Alicia Keys

Age: 28
Birthdate: Jan. 25, 1980
Birthplace: New York, NY
Full Name: Alicia Augello-Cook

Alicia Keys

High Notes:

  • In 2003 her album The Diary Of Alicia Keys sold more than 9 million copies worldwide.
  • She had the most successful week of her career in 2007 when her album As I Am debuted at No. 1.
  • She started playing the piano at age seven and went on to write her first song at just 14.

Read more about Alicia Keys.

No. 2: Mariah Carey

Age: 40
Birthdate: Mar. 27, 1969
Birthplace: Long Island, NY
Middle Name: Angela


Mariah Carey

High Notes:

  • She has the most No. 1 singles by a solo artist in the U.S. with 18.
  • She’s been nominated for 33 Grammies in total and has won five.
  • She is the third bestselling female artist in the U.S. with 61.5 million albums sold.

Read more about Mariah Carey.

No. 1: Beyoncé Knowles

Age: 28
Birthdate: Sept. 4, 1981
Birthplace: Houston, TX
Middle Name: Giselle



High Notes:

  • Her debut album won her five Grammy Awards in 2004.
  • In 2004 she launched her own clothing line with her mom called House Of Dereon.
  • Through her work on albums, movies and TV commercials, she’s earned more than $80 million in just one year.

Read more about Beyoncé Knowles.

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According to me Hermione and Harry make a better couple than  Hermione and Ron. But also, if  Hermione and Harry were together than Ron would be alone as he would have no one else to go with. Also the  Hermione and Ron being together adds a new twist to the story as they were always seen fighting and did not seem to get together much.  Also the chemistry between Harry and Ginny cannot be overlooked.
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oh man I have soo many but I'll give you my top 4 (not in order because that's just too hard!) - The Sisters Grimm series -The Land of Stories -Keeper of the Cities - Let the Sky Fall
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