In 1970, Joni Mitchell became one of the most influential female singers. Her song was more a pop and jazz combination. In 1970, Janis Joplin captured fame with her unique voice and great compositions. She became the lead vocalist of the Holding Company and Big Brother band. Aretha Franklin was called “The Queen of Soul.” She won many achievements that proved her to be a true music legend. Billie Holiday comes up as fourth on the list; she is a jazz singer and composer. In the fifth of the list is Carole King, a songwriter, pianist and vocalist. She won four Grammy awards and was later inducted into the Hall of Fame. Next is Madonna, a well-known singer, dancer, author, actress, producer, and songwriter. In seventh place is Dionne Warwick, a singer, activist, humanitarian, actress, and ambassador. Karen Carpenter was part of the Carpenters duo. She was an excellent drummer and singer, and she had great control and melodic pitch of voice. Second to the last is Diana Ross, with her songs of disco, jazz, pop, and R&B. She was the lead vocalist of The Supremes. Last on the list is Bjork, her unique and impressive voice sets her apart from other singers.
All of these famous female singers remained in the core of the music industry. Their great contributions were keys to new eras and trends of good music.