Female artists played a big part in music this year. Despite male singers dominated the music charts more this year, some female singers did very well and as the year started, a female singer led the charts. The 10 top female artists this year below:
The year started with Taylor Swift dominating the music scene as “1989” is still the top album. She also had 5 top ten singles this year which included 2 chart-topping songs.
Meghan released her debut LP as the year started which quickly reached number 1 including US and UK. She did big with “All About that Bass” late last year but she followed with 3 more hits this year.
Her comeback was announced this last quarter but she easily topped all of the female artists. Her “25” LP effortlessly outsold all of the albums from any artists this year in just few weeks, while “Hello” is one of the biggest songs.
British singer Ellie Goulding scored his biggest hit ever with “Love Me Like You Do” and had a comeback collaboration with Calvin Harris. She just scored her latest top 5 album called “Delirium”.
Her new album “Anti” may not have released yet, but she is one of the most anticipated for a comeback this year. Apart from the “Home” soundtrack, she already released 2 top 20 hits, the folk influenced “FourFiveSeconds” which settled in top 5 worldwide and another explicit top 20 hit.
After taking a new sound with top 10 hit “The Heart Wants What It Wants”, she further incorporated a great new sound with “Revival” which recently topped the charts which already had two top 20 hits including the sultry “Good for You”.
“Chandelier” extended its success in the charts this year followed by the electro-pop “Elastic Heart”. He had numerous Grammy nominations this year.
Demi Lovato also infused a new sound and has gone sexier. Her summer track “Cool for the Summer” did well in the charts globally as well as number 2 LP “Confident”.
With the success of “Bang Bang” with two successful artists, Jessie J continued her streak with a contribution for “Pitch Perfect 2” soundtrack.
Madonna is back as she topped the dance music scene. Her album though failed a top debut as it peaked at 2nd.
Some facts from Wikipedia