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  • n. Plural form of chanteuse.

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Examples

  • And unlike other British chanteuses who have tackled American soul—from Dusty Springfield up to Amy Winehouse—Adele writes most of her own songs.

    America Goes Gaga for Adele

  • Over the past few years, Sweden has offered up a varietal pack of pop chanteuses for export and download.

    A Little Older, but No Less Noisy

  • Her outre influence has pushed former vamps into camp territory, with chanteuses from Rihanna to Katy Perry to Miley Cyrus ratcheting up the freak factor in a desperate bid to keep up.

    Lady Gaga: I was in the egg for 72 hours

  • Many of the songs, including the Beatles-inspired "Roquenrol Bim-Bom," feature sultry-voiced chanteuses who set Ze's conversational rasp in lush, breathy relief.

    Lost tracks: Tom Ze, "Estudando a Bossa (Nordeste Plaza)"

  • And staying with Swedish chanteuses, what could be more modern that Robyn's Fembot revealing she has feelings too?

    Readers recommend: songs about modernity

  • Dennen claims he put Streisand on the road to stardom by exposing her to chanteuses and cabaret singers, which, without his assistance, would surely have escaped her notice with all the other distractions of New York City.

    Sybil Adelman Sage: Barbra Streisand Has Reason to Sing the Blues

  • Canadians may be best known for its hockey, beer and chanteuses (ok, so we already apologized for Celine Dion), but now you can add video games to this prestigious list.

    O Canada, we make our games for thee | Sync Blog

  • While urbane songs would have appealed to audiences who danced to Benny Goodman and Artie Shaw, until Sinatra altered popular taste, the postwar soloists — even such savvy chanteuses as Peggy Lee and Rosemary Clooney — made their fortunes and kept their contracts by recording novelty songs.

    His Second Act

  • (Soundbite of laughter) PESCA: You know, I think beautiful chanteuses have a long history in the music industry.

    Cat Power Purrs Back

  • You can keep your divas, chanteuses and drama queens.

    Best Music of the Year

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