This year we have seen many Female Singers rise through the music charts and we have witnessed a surge in their popularity. Most of these female singers have a huge fan base, especially on social media like Facebook and Twitter. What is interesting is that the fans debate a lot as to who is the best female singer among them. We have also seen a lot of female singers go into fight with other female singers on Twitter.
There is no question of the popularity of these female singers. We witness worldwide trends on all social platforms regarding these popular singers. Now I have prepared a list for the top 10 popular female singers in 2012. This list contains some singers who are not as popular as some of the female singers on the list. Also this list is about popularity more than the quality of these singers. Also this list is only for the year 2012. I would like you to let me know what you think of the list of the top 10 popular female singers in 2012 in the comments below.
Here is the list of the top 10 popular female singers in 2012:
10. Carly Rae Jepsen
Carly Rae Jepsen burst onto the worldwide scene this year with her hit song, Call Me Maybe. She is one of the recent stars who became a worldwide sensation through YouTube. Her song’s video has over 300 million views. She was also on the charts peak for most part of the year. 27 years old, Carly Rae Jepsen is number 10 on the list of the top 10 popular female singers in 2012.
9. Kelly Clarkson
Kelly Clarkson is number 9 on the list of the top 10 popular female singers in 2012. She is the winner of American Idol 2002. Her songs, Mr Know It All and Stronger were on the charts list for most part of the year. In fact, Stronger is the best selling single from American Idol. She just released her new album in November 2012
8. Avril Lavigne
28 years old Avril Lavigne is number 8 on the list of the top 10 popular female singers in 2012. She is extremely popular on social media, especially on Facebook and Twitter. She is a regular worldwide trend on Twitter. Even though she hasn’t released an album in 2012, she is planning on releasing her new album in the coming months.
7. Britney Spears
Everyone knows Britney Spears. She has been a music icon worldwide and is extremely popular. The Princess of Pop is number 7 on the list of the top 10 popular female singers in 2012. She released her album, Femme Fatale in 2011 and it still is a regular feature in most playlists around the world. Recently she signed for The X Factor as a judge for a reported fee of $15 million.
Beyonce is one of the most popular singers in the world. She is number 6 on the list of the top 10 popular female singers in 2012. Beyonce is married to rapper, Jay Z, and the couple is very popular worldwide. 2012 has been a busy year for her. She gave birth to her daughter, Blue Ivy. She is also working on her forthcoming album with well established stars like Kanye West. Beyonce is only 31 years old but has already become a legend in the music industry with many upcoming singers trying to imitate her.
5. Lady Gaga
Lady Gaga is very well known around the world and she has perhaps the strongest online presence of fans, whom she calls her monsters. Known for her bizarre appearance and pop songs, she is extremely popular around the world and is number 5 on the list of the top 10 popular female singers in 2012. Her 2011 album, Born This Way, topped the charts worldwide. Her very strong fan base makes her sit at number 5 on my list.
4. Katy Perry
Katy Perry is extremely popular worldwide and nearly all her songs reach the top 10 charts. She is number 4 on the list of the top 10 popular female singers in 2012. This year she released her musical 3D film titled Part of Me. It grossed $30 million worldwide and received positive reviews. Billboard named her Woman of the Year 2012. She is currently working on her next album.
3. Taylor Swift
Taylor Swift, 22, is a country artist who is extremely popular in the younger generation. This year, she released her album, Red, with the sales of 1.2 million, which are the highest ever in a decade. This just goes on to show her fan base. Her song, We Are Never Ever Getting Back Together, was the number 1 on most music charts worldwide. There is no question about her immense popularity and she is number 3 on the list of the top 10 popular female singers in 2012.
Rihanna is number 2 on the list of the top 10 popular female singers in 2012. Extremely popular and followed worldwide, she released her album, Talk That Talk in 2011 and this year, she released another album, Unapologetic. The song, Diamonds, from the album is currently the number 1 song on music charts worldwide. Her powerful voice has been praised by all, including Coldplay singer, Chris Martin.
Finally the number 1. Adele!! Her voice has caused even the metal fans to notice her. Praised everywhere she goes and winning most awards last year, 2012 was the year where she released just one song, Skyfall which was the theme song from the James Bond movie, Skyfall. The British singer won 6 Grammy awards this year for her album, 21. Adele’s album, 21 has sold 25 million copies worldwide and in US, her album has topped the charts longer than any album since 1985. This is not all. Adele is the only female to have three singles in the top 10 charts in Billboard at a time. Times Magazine included her in the list of the most influential people in the world. She is deservedly, number 1 on the list of the top 10 popular female singers in 2012
This was the list of the Top 10 Most Popular Female Singers/Artists 2012. Share your views on the list in the comments below.