2. CAT POWERHometown:
AtlantaClaim to fame:
This singer/songwriter can melt a man with her breathy vocals. Her impeccable covers of classics by Bob Dylan, Oasis and, most famously, Phil Phillips' "Sea of Love," along with her own albums, such as 2006's The Greatest
, are what have made her a staple within the indie/blues/folk genres, as well as the sexy bedtime-music scene.