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Single Ladies: The Best One-Named Female Singers

Listen to this playlist of the biggest female pop stars who have made a (single) name for themselves

Madonna. Rihanna. Beyonce. For decades, single-named females have dominated pop music, making up in hits what they lose in name length. Ever since Cherilyn Sarkisian shortened her name to Cher, last names have become second fiddle for some of music's biggest (first) names. Maybe it fits better on a marquee. Maybe it's easier for fans to remember. Either way, listen to our Spotify mix of one-word female singers who have made a name for themselves. One name. 

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