There are many female singers out there with low voices. This blog post will discuss 10 female singers with low voices who have made a name for themselves in the music industry.
We will also talk about their careers and what makes their voices so unique. Let’s get started.
1. Avril Lavigne
Starting off our list is the famous Avril Lavigne. The Canadian singer-songwriter is known for her low, raspy voice. Her debut album, “Let Go” was released in 2002 and featured the hit song “Complicated.” Since then, she has released seven more albums and has sold over 40 million records worldwide.
2. Dua Lipa
Dua Lipa is a singer and songwriter. She first gained attention in 2018 with her single “New Rules.” Her voice is categorized as a mezzo-soprano and she rarely sings in high vocals and we love her for it. You can stream her songs on all major music platforms.
Next on the list is Cher. The American singer and actress is known for her contralto vocals. She first gained popularity in the 1960s with her songs “I Got You Babe” and “Believe.” Cher has won multiple awards throughout her career.
Adele is another mezzo-soprano on the list. She nails those low notes that give us perfectly. The English singer-songwriter rose to fame with her album “21.” Some of her most popular songs include “Someone Like You” and “Rolling in the Deep”. She can reach high notes but she has not taken it to the same range as Celine Dion or Mariah Carey.
5. Annie Lennox
Annie Lennox is a Scottish singer, songwriter, and political activist. She first rose to fame in the 1980s as a member of the band Eurythmics. Her vocal range is a contralto, and her most popular songs include “Sweet Dreams (Are Made of This)” and “Here Comes the Rain Again”.
6. Florence Welch
Florence Welch is an English singer and songwriter. She is the lead vocalist of the indie rock band Florence and The Machine. Her voice has been described as a mezzo-soprano, her voice is raspy and bright but not like a real soprano. Some of her most popular songs include “Dog Days Are Over” and “Leave My Body”.
7. Selena Gomez
Another pop star on the list is Selena Gomez. The American singer, actress, and producer is known for her low voice. Her debut album “Stars Dance” was released in 2013 and featured the hit song “Come & Get It”. Her vocal range is a mezzo-soprano. Her song with the lowest pitch is “Camouflage”.
8. Nina Simone
Another contralto on the list is the late singer Nina Simone. The American singer, songwriter, and civil rights activist was known for her soulful voice. She first gained popularity in the 1950s with her songs “I Loves You, Porgy” and “My Baby Just Cares For Me”.
9. Helen Leahay
Our next singer is a record-breaker, Helen Leahay. The Welsh singer has the lowest vocal range of any female singer ever recorded. She first gained notoriety in 2011 when she was featured on the TV show “The Voice: Germany”. Her lowest note is a D5-D2.
10. Regina Spektor
Finishing our list is Regina Spektor. The Russian-American singer, songwriter, and pianist is known for her low, smoky voice. Her debut album “11:11” was released in 2001. Some of her most popular songs include “Fidelity” and “Samson”.
Being a great singer does not always mean having a high vocal range. These ladies have proven that low notes can be just as beautiful. They have all achieved great success in the music industry and have made a name for themselves. Thanks for reading!
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Dua Lipa Image by: Warner Music New Zealand, CC BY 3.0, via Wikimedia Commons
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