By Marin Langlieb
Tired of Top 40? Take a ’round-the-world trip with your headphones on and check out these international female vocalists from all over the planet.
Jasmine Thompson, age 14
This Brit teen is gifted with a soulful, lingering, heavenly voice…
Listen here: Willow
Margaux Avril, age 24
Parlez-vous francais? Doesn’t matter. Insanely catchy tunes are universally danceable!
Listen here: L’air de rien
Lorde, age 18
You know her from The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 1 soundtrack.
Listen here: Yellow Flicker Beat (Hunger Games)
Sia Furler, age 39
Sia doesn’t always let us see her. That’s OK—we just want to listen.
Listen here: Alive
Sammi Sanchez, age 17
So she’s an America pop princess, but she always remembers her Latina roots.
Listen here: Creo En Ti (Reik)
“Sia is my musical icon. I love her writing.” —Sammi Sanchez
From the editors of GL magazine and girlslife.com. All photos from twitter.com.