The dictionary defines diva as a goddess. All these women are pop goddesses. They are 10 of the most successful pop artists of all time.
Mariah Carey has more# 1 Pop-Hitsin the USA that nobody except the onebeatles🇧🇷 She is the winner of five Grammy Awards. After her career seemed to fade away in the early 2000s, she has returned with one of pop music's greatest comebacks of all time. Her hit "We Belong Together" stayed at No. 1 for 14 weeks and became one of the biggest pop singles of all time. Her collaboration with Boyz II Men on "One Sweet Day" is the longest-running US No. 1 hit, spending 16 weeks at the top. He spent a total of 79 weeks at number one, more than any other artist. Carey has sold over 200 million records worldwide.
Carey's five-octave vocal range and melismatic style influenced a generation of pop singers who followed her, particularly Candidates for 15 Years".american idolCarey also brought hip-hop into the pop mainstream. Her collaboration with rapper Ol' Dirty Bastard on the "Fantasy" remix surprised some observers but delighted most of Carey's fans. Something most pop stars only dream of, the Christmas song "All I Want for Christmas Is You" is a Christmas classic.
top five hits
- 1995 – „One Sweet Day“ com Boyz II Men – Nr. 1
- 2005 - "We Belong Together" - No. 1
- 1995 - "Fantasy" - No. 1
- 1993 - "Dream Lovers" - #1
- 1993 - "Sustained"- FEMALE 1
Cher is not just aiconic singer, is also a talented actress. That makes him one of a small group of artists to take home a Grammy, an Oscar and an Emmy. She began her music career as a teen backing singer on Phil Spector's legendary Wall of Sound, was one half of the hit duo Sonny and Cher with her husband Sonny Bono, and then completely eclipsed that success as a solo artist. Her first farewell tour lasted three phenomenal years, largely due to the demand for tickets from her fans. She is the first female artist to have a #1 hit in at least onebillboardCharts by decade from 1960 to 2010. Cher has sold an estimated 200 million records worldwide.
Masters of Pop Culture
Cher has become the master of pop culture comebacks. As the popularity of Sonny and Cher's music waned in the late 1960s, they made a comeback in the early 1970s with an extremely popular TV variety show. Cher released a trio of #1 pop hits that firmly established her as a solo music superstar. After her 1975 divorce from Sonny and the failure of her comeback as a television variety show host, she made a comeback in 1979 with the Top 10 disco hit "Take Me Home".
Cher's star faded yet again, but this time she has embarked on an acting career to plot a comeback. His first film success came with it.Seidenholzin 1983 and won a Golden Globe for Best Supporting Actress. Her acting career peaked in 1987Crazywhich earned her an Academy Award for Best Actress. Following success as an actress, she also returned to mainstream pop success with four Top 10 pop hits, including the #3 hit "If I Could Turn Back Time". Cher had another phenomenal musical comeback up her sleeve. After Sonny Bono's death in 1998, he released his 22nd studio album.Believe🇧🇷 It contained the title track, the biggest pop hit of Cher's entire career.
top five hits
- 1998 - "Faith" - No. 1
- 1971 - "Gypsies, Vagabonds and Thieves" - Nº 1
- 1973 - "Mongrel" - No. 1
- 1974 - "Dark Lady" - Nr. 1
- 1966 - "Bang Bang (My Baby Gunned Me Down)" - No. 2
Born and raised in Quebec, Canada, Celine Dion began her career as a successful teen singer performing in French. Her first major international success came in 1988 when she won the Eurovision Song Contest for Switzerland. Dion went on to become one of the best pop singers in general, performing mostly in English. In 2007, Sony BMG announced that it had sold over 200 million albums worldwide. He has won five Grammy Awards. His nearly five-year stint at Caesars Palace on the showA new day...It was hailed as one of the biggest Las Vegas shows of all time, grossing $385 million.
In 2007, Dion released some of the most adventurous songs of her career on the album.Seize the opportunities🇧🇷 Its commercial success was muted in the US, but at home in Canada it was a No. 1 hit and inspired a phenomenally popular concert tour. Dion suffered a personal tragedy in January 2016 when her husband and brother died of cancer just two days apart. He returned to the Las Vegas stage in late February and accepted the Billboard Icon Award at the Billboard Music Awards in May. He performed Queen's "The Show Must Go On" live.
top five hits
- 1996 - "Because You Loved Me" - #1
- 1998 - "I'm Your Angel" - #1
- 1993 - "The Power of Love" - No. 1
- 1998 - "My Heart Will Go On" - No. 1
- 1996 - "Now It All Comes Back to Me" - No. two
Aretha Franklin is the "Queen of Soul," but pop's biggest hits spanning more than three decades prove she's also one of pop's greatest divas of all time. she gotbillboardHot 100 over 75 times. In addition to singing, Franklin is a highly skilled pianist and songwriter. She has won 20 Grammy Awards in her career and was the first female artist to be inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 1987.Rolling StoneThe magazine recognized Franklin as the greatest singer of all time.
Franklin returned to the top 50 on the R&B chart for the first time in seven years with her 2014 versionby Adela"Hopefully." The recording also reached #1 on the dance charts, their first club chart hit in sixteen years. In December 2015, Franklin received a standing ovation midway through the song and brought many in the audience to tears when she performed "(You Make Me Feel Like) A Natural Woman" at the Kennedy Center Honors in recognition of the song's co-writer.Carol King.
top five hits
- 1967 – „Respect“ – No. 1
- 1967 - "Chain of Fools" - # 2
- 1971 - "Spanish Harlem" - No. 2
- 1973 - "Until You Come Back to Me (I Will)" - #3
- 1985 - "Love Highway" - Nr. 3
Whitney Houston's self-titled debut album, released in 1985, became the best-selling debut album by a female artist of all time. Houston was also successful as a film actress. Her second album was the first by a woman to debut at the top of the album chart. Four studio albums, a movie soundtrack, and his greatest hits collection have sold an estimated 10 million or more copies worldwide. Houston became the first artist to release seven consecutive No. 1 singles. He tragically died at the age of 48 in 2012.
Houston was praised for continuing to break color lines in popular music into the late 1980s. She was just as popular with mainstream pop audiences as she was with R&B audiences. Music videos of her, beginning with 1985's "How Will I Know", were popular on MTV.
top five hits
- 1992 - "I'll Always Love You" - #1
- 1986 - "The Greatest Love of All" - #1
- 1987 - "I Want to Dance with Someone (Who Loves Me) - #1
- 1990 - "All the man I need"- FEMALE 1
- 1987 - "Didn't we have almost everything?" - Number 1
Janet Jackson's success as a pop artist rivals that of her brotherMiguel Jackson🇧🇷 Not only has she been successful as a singer, but her dancing and the choreography of her shows have influenced a wide range of artists and she is an accomplished actress. Five consecutive Janet Jackson albums debuted at number one on the album chart. None of her studio albums since 1984's Dream Street have failed to reach at least No. 2 on the album chart. 10 of her singles have reached #1 on the US charts and he has sold over 160 million records worldwide.
In 2015 he returned with Unbreakable,His first album in seven years, and it quickly reached No. 1 on the album chart. The single "No Sleep" found a successful niche at adult R&B radio, reaching number one on the charts. It also entered the top 20 on the overall R&B chart.
top five hits
- 1993 - "That's the Way Love" - nº 1
- 2001 - "Everything for You" - #1
- 1989 - "I Miss You So Much" - #1
- 2000 - "It Doesn't Matter" - No. 1
- 1990 - "Leak"- FEMALE 1
Madonna was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and the Guinness Book of World Records ranks her as the most successful female artist of all time. Madonna has sold over 300 million records worldwide. She is the artist with the mostTop-10-Hitsin the history ofbillboardHot 100. She has long been admired as one of music's best business women.billboardranked Madonna second only to the Beatles as the highest-grossing pop singles artist of all time.
Eight of Madonna's studio albums reached number one in the United States, including five consecutive albums. In his career, which spans 13 studio releases, he has never failed to break into the top 10. In addition, three movie soundtracks and four compilation albums have made the top 10, giving Madonna a total of 20 top 10 albums. on the charts. 12 of Madonna's singles reached No. 1 on the Billboard Hot 100. 46 phenomenal songs topped the dance club charts. This gave Madonna the most number one appearances on any currently active Billboard chart, surpassing George Strait's 44 number one country songs.
top five hits
- 1994 - "Bow Down" - No. 1
- 1984 - "Like a Virgin" - No. 1
- 2000 – "Music" – No. 1
- 1990 - "Vogue" - Nr. 1
- 1989 - "Like a Prayer" - No. 1
Diana Ross began her career in the 1960s as a member of the Supremes, the most successful girl group in history at the time. She was a soloist in the 1970s and later became one of the most successful soloists of all time. Ross was the first womanFrom the soloistin the US to release six #1 pop singles. She is an accomplished actress who earned an Academy Award nomination for Best Actress for her role in Lady Sings the Blues. He received a Tony Award for his stage show An Evening With Diana Ross. Ross won a Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award in 2012.
Ross has broken barriers for women in many ways. Although her chart successes were later topped, the "Guinness Book of Records" declared her the most successful artist in history in 1993. In 1988, she was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame as a member of the Supremes. Ross was honored with the Kennedy Center Honors in 2007 and received the Presidential Medal of Freedom in 2016.
top five hits
- 1980 - "Upside down"- FEMALE 1
- 1970 - "Ain't No Mountain High Enough" - No. 1
- 1976 - "Love Hangover" - # 1
- 1973 - "Touch Me In The Morning" - No. 1
- 1975 - "Mahogany Theme (Do You Know Where You're Going?)" - #1
Besides being one of the greatest singers of all time,Barbara StreisandShe works as an actress and film director. He has won nine Grammy Awards, two Academy Awards and four Emmy Awards. Barbra Streisand has sold over 240 million records worldwide. In 1974, her single "The Way We Were" became the first single by a female artist to become the best-selling pop single of the year. She has released 33 top 10 albums, the most of any female artist, over fifty years. 52 of her albums have been certified gold.
At age 70, Streisand's recording and acting career is still going strong. In autumn 2014 he released the duets album.Partner🇧🇷 It reached No. 1 on the album chart and sold nearly 200,000 copies in its first week, making Streisand the first artist to have a No. 1 album in six consecutive decades. 2016 your albumEncore: Movie Partners Sing on Broadwayit became her eleventh number 1 on the pop charts. He tied her with Bruce Springsteen for third all-time for most No. 1 albums by an artist.
top five hits
- 1976 - "Tema de amor de A Star Is Born (Evergreen)"- FEMALE 1
- 1980 - "Woman in Love" - No. 1
- 1973 - "That's the Way We Were" - #1
- 1980 – "Guilt" – No. 3
- 1979 - "The Main Event" - #3
Donna Summer was the undisputed "Queen of Disco". She is the first artist to have three consecutive number one double albums. She is the first female artist to have five top 10 singles in a calendar year. Donna Summer has won five Grammy Awards. Her #1 hits on the dance music charts lasted from 1975 to 2010. Summer passed away in 2012 at the age of 63. In 2013, she was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.
Donna Summer's 1970s disco recordings remain among the most influential pop recordings of all time. "I Feel Love" pioneered the use of electronic sequencing.David Bowiereported that his collaborator Brian Eno heard "I Feel Love" and announced, "I heard the sound of the future." It featured a guitar solo by the Doobie Brother and Steely Dan guitarist Jeff "Skunk" Baxter.
top five hits
- 1979 - "more girls"- FEMALE 1
- 1979 - "Hot Stuff" - No. 1
- 1978 - "Parque MacArthur" - Nr. 1
- 1979 - "Dim All the Lights" - Nr. 2
- 1975 - "I Love Loving You, Baby" - #2
Who is the biggest diva of all time? ›
Known as the Queen of Soul, the enduring Aretha Franklin is the original diva. With a voice that many consider to be the greatest of all time, she has recorded countless hits across a fifty year career.Who are the top 10 female pop singers? ›
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Madonna is believed to have sold the most records among any female music artists in history, with 335 million records sold worldwide, recognized by the Guinness World Records and other major media outlets while the best-selling Latin artist of all time is Shakira with more than 80 million records sold.Who is the #1 female pop singer? ›
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- Barbra Streisand. Broadway star, cinematic icon, EGOT winner, and powerhouse singer Barbra Streisand will always be a legend. ...
- Britney Spears. Britney was THE diva of the early 2000s. ...
- Cher. How would the "Goddess of Pop" not make the list? ...
- Dolly Parton. All hail the Queen of Nashville! ...
VH1 Divas: When Celine, Mariah, Aretha, Shania, Carole and Gloria teamed up for the ultimate concert. In 1998, the first of what would turn out to be a series of epic concerts was held, featuring some of the greatest female singers of all time.Who is the most loved pop singer? ›
- Michael Jackson.
- Ed Sheeran.
- Ariana Grande.
- Bruno Mars.
- Taylor Swift.
- Harry Styles.
- Dua Lipa.
- Shawn Mendes.
- Dolly Parton.
- Taylor Swift.
- Aretha Franklin.
- Lady Gaga.
- Whitney Houston.
- Tina Turner.
The Queen of Soul was unrivalled for decades when it came to having the best singing voice on the planet.
"I Will Always Love You", written by Dolly Parton (USA) and covered by Whitney Houston (USA, 1963-2012) in 1992 for the blockbuster movie The Bodyguard (USA, 1992), has sold more than 4.5 million copies in the USA.
What female artist has the most platinum records? ›
Barbra Streisand (Still) Has Most Platinum Albums Of Any Female Recording Artist In History.Who is the queen of pop of all time? ›
Queen of Pop is a nickname most commonly associated with American singer Madonna.Who is the most loved female singer? ›
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- 1: Aretha Franklin. Topping our list of the best female singers of all time, Aretha Franklin also stands as the most-charting female singer in history.
Britney Jean Spears (born December 2, 1981) is an American singer. Often referred to as the "Princess of Pop", she is credited with influencing the revival of teen pop during the late 1990s and early 2000s.Who are American divas? ›
The American Divas is a spectacular tribute to 3 of the greatest women in music, Madonna, Cher and Tina Turner backed by an incredible live band and/or dancers...What are the three divas? ›
Background. Elida Reyna, Shelly Lares, and Stefani Montiel all had successful solo careers prior to forming Las 3 Divas.Who is the No 1 singer in history? ›
|1||Michael Jackson||Pop, Soul, Funk, R&B, Rock, Disco, & Dance|
|2||Stevie Wonder||Soul, Pop, R&B, Funk, & Jazz|
|3||Marvin Gaye||Soul, R&B, Funk, Pop, & Jazz|
|4||Freddie Mercury||Hard Rock, Music Hall, Glitter, & Prog Rock|
Guinness World Records also states that double A-side charity single "Candle in the Wind 1997"/"Something About the Way You Look Tonight" (1997) by Elton John (rewritten as a tribute to Diana, Princess of Wales, rather than Marilyn Monroe in the original 1973 version), is "the biggest-selling single since UK and US ...Who is the most successful pop idol? ›
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- Wendy (Red Velvet) Wendy (Red Velvet)
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Top-selling artists worldwide as of 2022. Perhaps unsurprisingly, British rock band The Beatles are top of the list for best-selling artists worldwide, with 183 million units certified sales. Second is Garth Brooks with over 157 million units sales, followed by Elvis Presley with 139 million units.
What are the 5 most recorded songs of all time? ›
- “Yesterday” by The Beatles. ...
- “Hallelujah” by Leonard Cohen. ...
- “(I Can't Get No) Satisfaction” by The Rolling Stones: ...
- “My Way” by Frank Sinatra. ...
- “Over the Rainbow” by Harold Arlen and Yip Harburg, sung by Judy Garland.
Taylor Swift is the female artist with the highest-earning ever in a year (first with $170 million in 2016, and $185 million in 2019), breaking previous record-holders Madonna ($125 million in 2013) and Katy Perry ($135 million in 2015).Which singer has the most beautiful voice in the world? ›
- 1 of 35. Celine Dion. Kevin Winter/Getty Images. ...
- 2 of 35. Barbra Streisand. Kevin Mazur/Getty Images for BSB. ...
- 3 of 35. Etta James. ...
- 4 of 35. Nina Simone. ...
- 5 of 35. Aretha Franklin. ...
- 6 of 35. Whitney Houston. ...
- 7 of 35. Smokey Robinson. ...
- 8 of 35. Mariah Carey.
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Tim Storms (born August 28, 1972) is an American singer and composer. He holds the Guinness World Record for both the "lowest note produced by a human" and the "widest vocal range".What female singer has the most gold records? ›
The Streisand Golden Era Begins
"The Second Barbra Streisand Album" (Columbia Records) becomes Streisand's first Gold Album Award. With 68.5 million album awards, spanning 52 albums, the music legend holds the record for the most Gold Album Awards for any female recording artist in RIAA history.
"Old Town Road" holds the record for the longest stretch at No. 1 with 19 weeks.What female has the most hit songs? ›
Madonna currently holds the record for the most number-one songs in the 43-year history of the chart, with 50. The only other artists to have achieved more than 20 chart toppers are Rihanna (33) and Beyonce (22).What female has the most diamond albums? ›
The late singer's 1985 debut Whitney Houston and her sophomore 1987 Whitney album are also Diamond, making her the only female artist to have three albums of that status. Only two other women in music history can say they have a Diamond-certified single and album: Taylor Swift and Mariah Carey.What is the best selling female album? ›
The top-selling female-fronted album of all time based on certified unit sales worldwide is currently Whitney Houston's 1992-released 'The Bodyguard Soundtrack,' with a massive 45 million copies sold.
What is the most sold album of all time? ›
Michael Jackson's Thriller, estimated to have sold 70 million copies worldwide, is the best-selling album ever. Jackson also currently has the highest number of albums on the list with five, Celine Dion has four, while the Beatles, Pink Floyd, Madonna and Whitney Houston each have three.Who is the king of pop till now? ›
Michael Jackson was an American singer, songwriter, and dancer who was the most popular entertainer in the world in the early and mid-1980s. Even today he is widely regarded as the “King of Pop.”Who is the real king of pop? ›
King of Pop is a nickname most commonly associated with American singer Michael Jackson (1958–2009). King of Pop may also refer to: Several other musicians, see honorific nicknames in popular music. King of Pop (album), a 2008 compilation album by Michael Jackson.Who is the late King of Pop? ›
Michael Joseph Jackson (August 29, 1958 – June 25, 2009) was an American singer, songwriter, dancer, and philanthropist. Dubbed the "King of Pop", he is regarded as one of the most significant cultural figures of the 20th century.Who is best queen of pop? ›
Beyoncé Beyoncé is more than just one of the most famous people in the world: She's redefined music success and become an inspiration for women around the globe.Who is Queen of Pop Janet? ›
Janet Jackson constitutes all that it means to be the queen of pop. It is unmistakable that Jackson is a powerhouse in the music industry, and was once the top woman in pop. The numbers do not lie; Jackson has one of the most impressive careers of any woman in music with a staggering 100 million records sold worldwide.Who is the 21st century queen of pop? ›
Lady Gaga is one of the queens of 21st Century Pop Music industry whereas Madonna is 20th Century's Pop Music Queen.Who was the original diva? ›
The Italian actress Lyda Borelli is considered the first cinematic diva, following her breakthrough role in Love Everlasting (1913).Who is the biggest pop star of all time? ›
As the King of Pop, it makes sense to begin the list with Michael Jackson. The legendary singer achieved fame at a young age through his musical family and their group the Jackson 5.
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Who was the first diva singer? ›
The term is closely related to that of prima donna meaning first lady who was the leading female singer in the opera company with all the best roles. Arguably the first diva in history was Italy's "divine" Giuditta Pasta.What is the male version of a diva called? ›
Diva also had a male equivalent, divo, which referred to the leading male voice in an opera, invariably a tenor, but it never gained the traction of diva. Even so, the popular male opera-classical crossover group Il Divo chose it as their name when they formed in 2004.Who is the most loved pop star? ›
- The Weeknd.
- Taylor Swift.
- Bad Bunny.
- Miley Cyrus.
- Ed Sheeran.
- Justin Bieber.
King of Pop is a nickname most commonly associated with American singer Michael Jackson (1958–2009).Who is the most famous pop singer alive? ›
- 1 Jennifer Lopez99%
- 2 Michael Jackson98%
- 3 Miley Cyrus97%
- 4 Britney Spears97%
- 5 Madonna97%
- 6 Beyoncé97%
- 7 Lady Gaga97%
- 8 Taylor Swift96%
Eve Torres and AJ Lee held the record for most reigns as Divas Champion with three. AJ Lee also had the longest combined reign as Divas Champion at 406 days. Nikki Bella had the longest individual title reign at 301 days, while Jillian Hall had the shortest reign at 5 minutes.Who is the youngest diva champion? ›
Rey Mysterio's high-flying victories, along with Tyler Bate and René Duprée's teenage triumphs, prove age is no barrier to success in WWE. Check out photos of the 10 youngest champions in WWE history. Paige beat AJ Lee and the odds to become the youngest Divas Champion ever.Who was the first women's champion? ›
As recognized by the WWE, the inaugural champion was The Fabulous Moolah, who won the title on September 18, 1956, which at that time was the NWA World Women's Championship (which still exists today). While she was still champion, it became the WWF Women's Championship in 1984.