Australian Female Singers

Throughout history, there have been many Australian women singers who have made significant contribution to the field. The list includes many familiar and great Australian female singers such as Iggy Azalea, Delta Goodrem, Kylie Minogue, Natalie Imbruglia, Sia.

This ranking is based on an algorithm that combines various factors, including the votes of our users and search trends on the internet.

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 1 Kylie Minogue

Kylie Minogue.
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Famous As: Singer-Songwriter
Birthdate: May 28, 1968
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Melbourne, Australia

Regarded as a timeless icon, Kylie Minogue is one of the most popular singer-songwriters of her generation. Referred to as the Princess of Pop and Goddess of Pop, she is the best-selling female Australian musician of all time. Also known as the Mother of Reinvention, Kylie is revered for her contribution to fashion and music.

 2 Iggy Azalea

Iggy Azalea.
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Famous As: Rapper, Musician
Birthdate: June 7, 1990
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Ryde Hospital, Sydney, Australia
Rapper Iggy Azalea is known for her viral and chart-topping tracks Pu$$y, Two Times, and Fancy. A high-school dropout, she had worked illegally in Miami, before she hit the jackpot with her Billboard-topping debut album, The New Classic. She was the first non-American female rapper to top the Billboard chart.
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 3 Roseanne Park

Roseanne Park.
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Famous As: Singer
Birthdate: February 11, 1997
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Auckland
Roseanne Park , better known as Rosé, gained fame as part of the South Korean girl group Blackpink. She was featured on G-Dragon's hit track Without You. She has also endorsed Kiss Me and Yves Saint Laurent. As of 2021, she was the most-followed Korean personality on Instagram

 4 Delta Goodrem

Delta Goodrem.
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Famous As: Singer
Birthdate: November 9, 1984
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Sydney, New South Wales, Australia

Delta Goodrem is an Australian actress, singer, and songwriter. Many of her albums have topped the ARIA Albums Chart, with her debut album Innocent Eyes staying at the top for 29 consecutive weeks. Also known for her charity work, Goodrem established the Delta Goodrem Foundation in an attempt to raise money for blood cancer research.

 5 Olivia Newton-John

Olivia Newton-John.
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Famous As: Singer, Actress
Birthdate: September 26, 1948
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Cambridge ,England

A singer, actress, businesswoman and activist, Olivia Newton-John is an DBE honouree who has donned on many hats and shined in all of them. Her five Billboard No.1 singles and two Billboard No.1 albums made her a household name. Turning her personal pain into a global mission for cancer awareness, this four-time Grammy winner is truly a symbol of resilience.

 6 Natalie Imbruglia

Natalie Imbruglia.
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Famous As: Singer-songwriter
Birthdate: February 4, 1975
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Sydney, Australia

Australian singer-songwriter, model, and actress Natalie Imbruglia aspired for a career in the show business since her youth. Beginning her career with minor roles in commercials, she worked hard to make a name for herself in the entertainment industry. She has acted in many hit films and is also active as a singer with many records to her credit.

 7 Sia Furler

Sia Furler
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Famous As: Singer-Songwriter
Birthdate: December 18, 1975
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Adelaide, Australia

Australian singer-songwriter, voice-actress and director Sia Furler rose to fame with albums like We Are Born. Moving on, she bolstered her career with albums like 1000 Forms of Fear that debuted atop the U.S. Billboard 200 chart and singles like Cheap Thrills, her first Billboard Hot 100 number-one. Furler has also co-written hit songs like Diamonds, Titanium and Wild Ones.

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 8 Catriona Gray

Catriona Gray.
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Famous As: Model
Birthdate: January 6, 1994
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Cairns, Queensland, Australia
Filipino-Australian model Catriona Gray soared to fame after winning the 2018 Miss Universe pageant, thus becoming the fourth from her country to win the title. Apart from winning Miss Universe Philippines 2018, she had also been named Miss World Philippines 2016. She has worked for the OTOP initiative, too.

 9 Bindi Irwin

Bindi Irwin
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Famous As: Television Personality
Birthdate: July 24, 1998
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Buderim, Australia

Daughter of legendary Australian wildlife expert The Crocodile Hunter Steve Irwin, Bindi Irwin has followed in her father’s footsteps and is now a renowned conservationist and TV personality. Her stint on Bindi the Jungle Girl made her the youngest Daytime Emmy winner. She is also associated with the Australia Zoo.

 10 Toni Watson

Toni Watson.
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Famous As: Singer
Birthdate: August 15, 2000
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Mornington Peninsula, Victoria, Australia

Toni Watson is an Australian singer-songwriter whose single, Dance Monkey, broke Bing Crosby's all-time Australian record by spending 24 weeks at number one position on the ARIA Singles Chart. The single also earned Toni Watson several prestigious awards, such as APRA Music Award and ARIA Music Award.

 11 Jessica Mauboy

Jessica Mauboy.
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Famous As: Singer, Actress
Birthdate: August 4, 1989
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Darwin

Jessica Mauboy is an Australian singer, actress, and songwriter. She started hogging the limelight after finishing second in the fourth season of Australian Idol, which was aired in 2006. One of the most successful female artists in Australia, Mauboy has received several awards, such as ARIA Music Awards.

 12 Holly Valance

Holly Valance
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Famous As: Actor, Singer, Model
Birthdate: May 11, 1983
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Melbourne

 13 Judith Durham

Judith Durham
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Famous As: Singer, Jazz musician, Pianist, Songwriter
Birthdate: July 3, 1943
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Essendon

Judith Durham is an Australian musician, singer, and songwriter. In 1963, she became the lead singer of the popular folk-influenced pop quartet The Seekers, which became the first Australian pop band to achieve major sales and chart success in the United States and the United Kingdom. Her services to music earned her the title Victorian of the Year in 2015.

 14 Dannii Minogue

Dannii Minogue
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Famous As: Actor, Singer, Model, Songwriter
Birthdate: October 20, 1971
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Melbourne

 15 Sophie Monk

Sophie Monk
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Famous As: Actor, Singer, Musician, Model
Birthdate: December 14, 1979
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: London

Born in London, Sophie Monk moved to Australia with her family at age 2. Initially a Marilyn Monroe impersonator at a Warner Bros. entertainment center, Sophie won Popstars Australia to be part of the pop band Bardot. She later won The Celebrity Apprentice and gained phenomenal success as a reality star.

 16 Emma Watkins

Emma Watkins
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Famous As: Musician, Singer
Birthdate: September 21, 1989
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Sydney

Australia’s beloved Yellow Wiggle, Emma Watkins grew up trained as a classical dancer and later became the first female member of the Australian dance group the Wiggles. She also completed a film studies course on a scholarship. Emma is an Endometriosis Australia ambassador, having suffered the ailment herself.  

 17 Anna Netrebko

Anna Netrebko
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Famous As: Opera singer
Birthdate: September 18, 1971
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Krasnodar, Russia

 18 Caitlin Stasey

Caitlin Stasey
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Famous As: Actor, Singer
Birthdate: May 1, 1990
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Melbourne

 19 Courtney Barnett

Courtney Barnett
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Famous As: Singer-songwriter
Birthdate: November 3, 1987
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Sydney, Australia

Courtney Barnett is an Australian musician, singer, and songwriter. Renowned for her witty lyrics and deadpan singing style, Barnett achieved international recognition after releasing her highly successful EP, The Double EP: A Sea of Split Peas. Over the years, she has won several important awards, such as APRA Music Awards, ARIA Music Awards, and AIR Awards

 20 Nellie Melba

Nellie Melba.
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Famous As: Opera Singer
Birthdate: May 19, 1861
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Richmond
Died: February 23, 1931

Nellie Melba was an Australian singer. One of the most popular singers of the early 20th century, Melba was the first Australian classical musician to achieve international recognition. Also known for her charity work during the First World War, Nellie Melba was made Dame Commander of the Order of the British Empire in 1918.

 21 Helen Reddy

Helen Reddy
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Famous As: Singer
Birthdate: October 25, 1941
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Richmond, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia

Australia-born singer-songwriter Helen Maxine Reddy moved to the USA when she won a ticket to New York City, eventually remaining there, struggling to establish herself until she got her first hit, I Don’t Know How to Love Him. However, her best remembered song was I Am Woman, which went on to become a feminist anthem, making her an international star.

 22 Joan Sutherland

Joan Sutherland.
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Famous As: Opera Singer
Birthdate: November 7, 1926
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Sydney, Australia
Died: October 10, 2010

Australian soprano Joan Sutherland was exposed to music at an early age, being the daughter of a singer. Trained in voice and the piano by her mother, she made her debut as Dido in Dido and Aeneas. The first Australian to earn a Grammy, she was also awarded the DBE.

 23 Indiana Evans

Indiana Evans.
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: July 27, 1990
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Sydney

Indiana Evans is an Australian actress, songwriter, and singer. She is best known for playing Matilda Hunter in a TV soap opera titled Home and Away, for which she won the Dolly Teen Choice Award under the Queen of Teen category. Evans is also known for contributing immensely to the 2011 soundtrack for series three of H2O: Just Add Water.

 24 Brody Armstrong

Brody Armstrong
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Famous As: Singer
Birthdate: January 1, 1979
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Melbourne, Victoria, Australia

Brody Armstrong is an Australian singer-songwriter and musician. She had a tumultuous childhood marred by abuse and violence. She sought solace in music and began her career as a teenager. As a young woman, she was part of many bands with which she released numerous hit albums and singles. She also has a successful career as a soloist. 

 25 Abbie Cornish

Abbie Cornish.
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Famous As: Actress, Rapper
Birthdate: August 7, 1982
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Lochinvar, New South Wales

Australian actress and rapper, Abbie Cornish is best known for her role in the film Bright Star. She developed a fascination for acting early in her life and began her career when she was a teenager. At the beginning of her acting career, she also ventured into music. She is an ambassador for the Australian animal rights group, Voiceless.

 26 Cecilia Cheung

Cecilia Cheung
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: May 24, 1980
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Hong Kong, China
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 27 Clare Bowen

Clare Bowen
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: May 12, 1984
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: South Coast, New South Wales,
 Australian actress Clare Bowen is best known for her role as Scarlett O'Connor in the musical-drama television series Nashville. Bowen appeared as the female lead in the Australian drama film The Combination in 2009 and has enjoyed a flourishing career in film, theatre, and television. She also guest-starred in the TV series The Cut, Gangs of Oz, Chandon Pictures and Home and Away
 

 28 Jessica Origliasso

Jessica Origliasso
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Famous As: Singer, Actor, Songwriter
Birthdate: December 25, 1984
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Albany Creek

Australian singer-songwriter Jessica Origliasso is one-half of the Australian pop-duo The Veronicas that she formed with her identical twin sister, Lisa Origliasso. They rose to fame with platinum-certified studio-albums like The Secret Life of... and Hook Me Up, and singles like You Ruin Me. They have also acted in the television series Cybergirl and co-designed a fashion line for Target.    

 29 Tammin Sursok

Tammin Sursok
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Famous As: Actor, Singer, Film actor
Birthdate: August 19, 1983
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Johannesburg

Tammin Sursok is an actress and singer whose portrayal of Dani Sutherland earned her the Logie Award for Most Popular New Female Talent in 2001. Sursok is also known for her singing skills; her debut studio album Whatever Will Be peaked at number 13 on the ARIA Charts. Apart from acting and singing, Sursok has also been campaigning against bullying.

 30 Tina Arena

Tina Arena
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Famous As: Singer, Songwriter, Television presenter, Actor, Jazz musician, Composer, Pianist, Record producer
Birthdate: November 1, 1967
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Melbourne

Tina Arena is an Australian musician, singer-songwriter, record producer, and musical theatre actress. Having sold more than 10 million records worldwide, Arena is one of the highest-selling Australian artists. Tina Arena has won several national and international awards, including two World Music Awards and seven ARIA Awards so far. In 2015, she was inducted into the ARIA Hall of Fame.

 31 Tal Wilkenfeld

Tal Wilkenfeld
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Famous As: Musician
Birthdate: December 2, 1986
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Sydney, Australia

Tal Wilkenfeld is an Australian singer-songwriter and multi-instrumentalist. She developed an early interest in music and graduated from Los Angeles Music Academy College of Music. She is the bandleader of her own bands and has also performed in collaboration with artists including Jeff Beck, Herbie Hancock, Prince, and Mick Jagger. She is a regular practitioner of meditation. 

 32 Sharni Vinson

Sharni Vinson
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Famous As: Actor, Model, Singer, Dancer
Birthdate: July 22, 1983
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Sydney

 33 Erica Packer

Erica Packer.
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Famous As: Model, Singer, Ex-wife of James Packer
Birthdate: November 10, 1977
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Gunnedah, New South Wales

Australian singer and model Erica Packer is best known as the second wife of billionaire business magnate James Packer. Known for her ARIA-charting hit I Spy, Erica later separated from James and got engaged to Cuban artist Enrique Martínez Celaya. She has also dated British singer Seal for a while.

 34 Kate Miller-Heidke

Kate Miller-Heidke
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Birthdate: November 16, 1981
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Gladstone Central, Australia

Award-winning Australian singer Kate MillerÔÇÉHeidke specializes in both contemporary pop and classical music. Apart from releasing multi-platinum hits such as Last Day on Earth, she has also composed the opera Rabbits and performed at various international music festivals. Her album O Vertigo! became the fastest crowdfunded project on Pledge.

 35 Kate Ceberano

Kate Ceberano
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Famous As: Singer, Jazz musician
Birthdate: November 17, 1966
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Melbourne

 36 Lisa Gerrard

Lisa Gerrard
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Famous As: Singer, Composer, Musician, Film score composer
Birthdate: April 12, 1961
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Melbourne

 37 Chrissy Amphlett

Chrissy Amphlett
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Famous As: Street artist, Singer, Actor, Songwriter
Birthdate: October 25, 1959
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Geelong
Died: April 21, 2013

 38 Darlene Zschech

Darlene Zschech
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Famous As: Singer-songwriter, Singer
Birthdate: September 8, 1965
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Brisbane

 39 Natalie Bassingthwaighte

Natalie Bassingthwaighte
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Famous As: Actor, Singer
Birthdate: September 1, 1975
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Wollongong

 40 Betty Who

Betty Who
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Famous As: Singer-songwriter
Birthdate: October 5, 1991
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Sydney, New South Wales, Australia

Betty Who is a singer-songwriter best known for her cover of Donna Lewis’ song I Love You Always Forever. Born in Australia, she moved to USA as a young girl to attend Interlochen Center for the Arts. She began her career as an independent artist and later signed with RCA Records. She is openly bisexual. 

 41 Missy Higgins

Missy Higgins
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Famous As: Singer-songwriter, Musician
Birthdate: August 19, 1983
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Melbourne, Australia

Australian singer-songwriter Missy Higgins is known for her chartbusting singles such as Scar and Where I Stood. She has also performed at international events such as TEDx. Her hit album The Sound of White made it to the top 5 of the End of Decade Top 100 Albums Chart in 2010.

 42 Samantha Jade

Samantha Jade
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Famous As: Singer, Actor
Birthdate: April 18, 1987
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Perth

 43 Rebecca St. James

Rebecca St. James
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Famous As: Film actor, Singer-songwriter, Singer, Actor, Composer
Birthdate: July 26, 1977
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Sydney

 44 Natalie Mendoza

Natalie Mendoza
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Famous As: Actor, Singer, Dancer
Birthdate: August 12, 1978
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Hong Kong

 45 Kasey Chambers

Kasey Chambers
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Famous As: Singer, Guitarist, Songwriter
Birthdate: June 4, 1976
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Mount Gambier

Though known as a country singer, Australian singer-songwriter Kasey Chambers also mixes folk, blues, and rock n’ roll in her music. Born to the country singer duo Bill and Diane Chambers, she joined her family band at age 10. She later released chartbusting solo hits such as Not Pretty Enough.

 46 Lisa Origliasso

Lisa Origliasso
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Famous As: Singer, Composer, Actor, Songwriter
Birthdate: December 25, 1984
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Albany Creek

 47 Lenka

Lenka
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Famous As: Singer-songwriter, Singer, Actor, Composer
Birthdate: March 19, 1978
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: New South Wales

 48 Vanessa Amorosi

Vanessa Amorosi
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Famous As: Singer-songwriter, Singer
Birthdate: August 8, 1981
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Melbourne

 49 Christine Anu

Christine Anu
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Famous As: Singer, Actor
Birthdate: March 15, 1970
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Cairns

 50 Deborah Mailman

Deborah Mailman
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: July 14, 1972
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Mount Isa, Australia