Annagul Annamyradovna Annaguliyeva (Annagül Annamyradowna Annagulyýewa; Annagul' Annamuratovna Annakuliyeva; also written as Annagul Annamuratovna Annakuliyeva; 31 December 1924 – 18 July 2009) was a Turkmen soprano opera singer and film actress. Annakuliyeva was the first internationally known opera singer to emerge from Turkmenistan.
Annakuliyeva first began singing at the Turkmen Opera and Ballet Theater in Ashkhabad, Turkmen Soviet Socialist Republic of the Soviet Union in 1941. She starred as the lead role in the opera, Zohre and Tahyr, at the theater.
Annakuliyeva performed throughout the Soviet Union during her theater and opera career. She also appeared in a number of Soviet films, some of which were directed by her husband, director Alty Garliyev. Annakuliyeva was named a People's Artist of the USSR by the Soviet government in recognition of her professional accomplishments in the arts, especially ope