One of my favorite artists Lizzo recently dropped a list of who she sees as The Best Artists in R&B, Hip-Hop, Pop, and more. We all have our favorites, so no matter who puts Best Artist list together it's never gonna be quite right. Right?  Of course! As expected off the bat, folks started picking her Best Artist list apart. Some questioned, why her list was missing Whitney Houston. Others scoffed at the fact that she listed Justin Beiber and not Usher or even Chris Brown. Honestly, there are so many unbelievable music artists, it's almost impossible to fit them all in a specific category.

Hey, that was her list! Those are the artists that Lizzo was impacted by most. Well, piggybacking on her idea, I thought I'd take a jab at the Best Artist list. I got a much longer list, so I separated my favorite artists male from female. Below is my 20 Best Female Artists listed as the best in their particular style or genre of music. It was hard because I like so many artists, but take a look and let me know whatcha think...Did I hit the mark or did I miss the mark?

Whitney Houston – Crossover Queen of Mainstream Pop/R&B
Janet Jackson - Crossover Queen of Mainstream Dance-Pop/R&B
Aaliyah – Princess of R&B
Mariah Carey – Crossover Queen of Mainstream Dance-Pop/R&B/Hip-Hop
Mary J Blige – Queen of Hip-Hop/Soul
Beyonce – Queen of R&B/Hip-Hop
Queen Latifah/Roxanne Shante’/Monie Love – Pioneers of Rap
Salt & Pepa – Crossover Pioneers of Hip-Hop/Dance-Pop
Lil Kim – Queen of Gangsta Rap/Hip-Hop
MC Lyte/Da Brat- Queen of Rap/Hip-Hop/R&B
Trina – Queen of Trap
Big Freedia – Queen of Bounce
Remy Ma – Queen of Gangsta Rap/R&B
Eve – Queen of Rap/Hip-Hop
Missy Elliott – Crossover Queen of Rap/Hip-Hop/R&B
Nicki Minaj – Queen of Hip-Hop/Pop
Cardi B – Queen of Hip-Hop
Lauryn Hill - Queen of Neo-Soul/Hip-Hop/R&B
Jill Scott - Queen of Neo-Soul/Jazz/R&B
Erykah Badu - Queen of Neo-Soul/R&B

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