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What gender are the majority of artists you listen to?

PostPosted: Tue Sep 04, 2007 6:04 pm
by Nigel
Just a poll to see if your favourite artists you listen too are either a majority of male or female artists. I know for sure that i listen to 90% female artists and about 10% male artists. What about you?

PostPosted: Tue Sep 04, 2007 6:07 pm
by Methica
I was thinking about this some time ago. I was thinking about how I listen to female singer mostly, with some exeptions,... No idea why, but I listen to female singers more then male... :P

PostPosted: Tue Sep 04, 2007 6:17 pm
by Phantas
me too, for me the female voices work better than males. I hardly have any male vocal album, but I do have some albums by instrumentalists who are for the majority male.

So on vocals it's female 90 -95 %, on instrumental albums it's roughly the other way around. Then again, I don't have thát many instrumental albums :lol:


PostPosted: Tue Sep 04, 2007 6:44 pm
by Grania
Difficult one, I'd say when it comes to singers I listen mostly to females, although I adore a good male singing voice :lol: Composers and things are mostly male, and like Phantas, instrumentals (like Irish traditional music) largely male, but singers, female :)

PostPosted: Wed Sep 05, 2007 7:23 am
by cantilena91
Hmm, most of the artists in my CD collection are females, but then again I love boy choirs and e.g. Aled "Walking In The Air" Jones for example, so it's not females only! And, on the classical music albums I have there are both female and male performers anyway...


PostPosted: Wed Sep 05, 2007 8:00 am
by koseklumpen
Yeah, same here. Most my CDs are female artists but I do love really deep male voices (á la Joe Cocker or Rod Stewart and also Paolo Nutini). mmh, when I think about it, there are actually a lot male artists in my collection, too But I only have one or two CDs by a singel male artists, whereas it's already 5 or more Cds jut by Moya and Enya, etc... So maybe it just looks like more female artists but it's just a lot of CDs by a few female artists... (was that understandable? :roll:) Well, anyway, I love great voices which have something special, no matter male or female :)

PostPosted: Wed Sep 05, 2007 10:18 am
by Ardens
Most of my favourite singers are female, but this is probably the the case because I do not know many male singers whose music I like. I like listening to U2 and Nickelback, but I usually do not pay so much attention to the voices.
I have lots of instrumental music by male artists and I do not think that the songwriter's gender influences the quality of the music. There are female songwriters whose music has a good style and there are also very talented male songwriters.

I can imagine that I automatically choose music of singers whose voices are a bit similar to mine. I clearly prefer mezzo-soprano and alto singers to sopranos, simply because high voices sound foreign to me and I cannot sing along with the music easily. Some male voices sound great to me, but I often cannot identify with them very well because I am a woman.

PostPosted: Wed Sep 05, 2007 11:03 am
by youremyenergy79
70%are women
30%males(many bands)

PostPosted: Wed Sep 05, 2007 3:49 pm
by Maya85
Wow hard to say, I listen to female singers (mostly Moya, Enya and Sarah Brightman) but I like also male singers (Phill Colins, Brian Adams)
The truth is that you can hear more femala singers playing on my player

PostPosted: Wed Sep 05, 2007 5:46 pm
by Eternal_Silence
I always thought I the majority I listened to were female artists, but when I had a look through my CD's, it turned out to be the opposite :mrgreen:. A big majority is male, but I think that's because of the many bands I listen to - rock bands have male singers more often :). I only listen to about, I dunno, 10 male solo artists I guess, like Bob Dylan, Chris Cornell and Miyavi, Michael Jackson etc.

PostPosted: Wed Sep 05, 2007 7:26 pm
by A_S
I mostly listen to female artists since I prefer female voices, but in bands and things like that there are usually males, and instrumental albums can go either way.

PostPosted: Fri Sep 07, 2007 3:30 am
by kevinkells
I'd say for me it would mostly be the female voice... Moya, Enya, Loreena, etc. As far as bands go, nearly all would be male.

PostPosted: Fri Sep 07, 2007 8:37 am
by Keiko
I would say it's roughly the same.. I have multiple albums wich include female and men.. I have a few 'women' and a few 'men' :)

PostPosted: Sat Sep 08, 2007 12:31 am
by Seyal
I *almost* could check the Female artist only box. There are maybe one or two CDs I have of male singers - rest are all women.

PostPosted: Sun Sep 09, 2007 2:16 am
by irish at heart
Almost everyone I listen to is female.