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She is amazing!! Does anyone else feel vocally she is the best singer in popular music today?
 

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Does anyone else feel vocally she is the best singer in popular music today?</div>
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The weirdest thing happened. I could say 'no' without even clicking on any of the links or knowing that much about her.
 

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^ What he said.
 

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The weirdest thing happened. I could say 'no' without even clicking on any of the links or knowing that much about her.</div>
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Who do you consider better then? Some would argue Carrie Underwood and you could possibly argue Joss Stone. Alicia Keys, Adele, and Mary J. Blige all have good voices as well. I don't see too many others as competition.
 

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Who do you consider better then? Some would argue Carrie Underwood and you could possibly argue Joss Stone. Alicia Keys, Adele, and Mary J. Blige all have good voices as well. I don't see too many others as competition.</div>
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That seems like a reeeeeeeaaaaaalllly narrowly delienated list of female singers you're picking from.
 

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Who do you consider better then? Some would argue Carrie Underwood and you could possibly argue Joss Stone. Alicia Keys, Adele, and Mary J. Blige all have good voices as well. I don't see too many others as competition.</div>
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Beth Hart, Fiona Apple, Tori Amos, Florence and the Machine, Imogen Heap, Bjork
 

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Gives me chills when she sings.
 

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Beth Hart, Fiona Apple, Tori Amos, Florence and the Machine, Imogen Heap, Bjork</div>
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I've heard a lot of good things about Bjork but I haven't heard much from her. I'll have to listen to her soon. Fiona is a decent vocalist but nothing special to me.<br><br>
What I like most about Kelly is she can go into almost any era and you could imagine her succeeding. She's very diverse. She could do pop standards, pop, blues, and country. I can't say that for most other great vocalists.
 

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Kelly Clarkson is definitely talented, but she never made a big impression on me. I don't really have a favorite singer because I like a lot of different kinds of music. I do really like Marina from <a href="http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9FfgrH1v710" target="_blank">Marina and the Diamonds</a> though. I like her <a href="http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=L3nMfS10_1Y&feature=related" target="_blank">album version</a> better, (I'm not a big fan of live performances.) but I posted that first link just to prove that she can sing live.
 

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I suppose I'm more about content. I prefer musicians that create their own music, rather than a huge voice singing mega pop songs. To each his/her own though, for sure. <img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="/images/smilies/smiley.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title=":)">
 

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Fiona is a decent vocalist but nothing special to me.</div>
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Well if your standards for good vocalists are based on Alicia Keys and Carrie Underwood then yeah, certainly.
 

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Kelly Clarkson's not bad, but I don't really listen to her music. Amy Lee, Paramore, Fireflight... They've all got some good music <img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="/images/smilies/smiley.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title=":)">
 

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I like Kelly Clarkson, I have her first album on CD. She's great to listen to when I'm angry. While there are other female singers whose work I prefer, I will listen to Kelly every now and then and enjoy her music.
 

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I suppose I'm more about content. I prefer musicians that create their own music, rather than a huge voice singing mega pop songs. To each his/her own though, for sure. <img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="/images/smilies/smiley.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title=":)"></div>
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^This. I am way more impressed with an artist who actually writes their own music. I like to have some sort of emotional connection to music. I want to listen to a song and be able to relate to it in some way and know that those feelings and thoughts actually came from the musician singing them. I have so much respect for musicians that can pour out their intense emotions into lyrics and to be able to hear that pain, anger, joy, etc in their voices as they sing those lyrics....amazing.
 

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The weirdest thing happened. I could say 'no' without even clicking on any of the links or knowing that much about her.</div>
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Thank you so much.<br><br>
I really needed a laugh,and this had me in tears !
 

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Taste isn't wrong or right. Don't worry about what others like. I wouldn't mind being able to sing like Kelly Clarkson. <img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="/images/smilies/smiley.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title=":)">
 

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That seems like a reeeeeeeaaaaaalllly narrowly delienated list of female singers you're picking from.</div>
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You have singers like Katy Perry, Taylor Swift, Rhianna, Britney. Not very good vocally. I consider Christina Aguilera and Beyonce as vastly overrated. I'm not a big fan of the male voice so I don't listen to too many male singers. A lot of mediocrity among singers so there's only a few standouts IMO.
 
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