Belgian Women Musicians

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Throughout history, there have been many Belgian women musicians who have made significant contribution to the field. The list includes many familiar and great Belgian female musicians such as Lara Fabian, Belle Perez, Hadise, Kate Ryan, Axelle Red.
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Lara Fabian
(One of the Best-Selling Belgian Female Artists of All Time)
Lara Fabian
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Birthdate: January 9, 1970
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Etterbeek, Belgium

Lara Fabian is a Canadian-Belgian musician, singer, songwriter, and actress. One of the best-selling Belgian music artists ever, Fabian has sold more than 20 million records all over the world. Over the course of her career, she has won many prestigious awards, such as Félix Awards and World Music Awards.

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Charlotte de Witte
(Disc jockey)
Charlotte de Witte
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Birthdate: July 21, 1992
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Ghent, Belgium

Charlotte de Witte is a Belgian record producer and DJ best known for her acid techno music and dark brand of minimal techno. She is credited with founding the label KNTXT. Over the years, Charlotte de Witte has won a couple of awards, such as the International Dance Music Awards and DJ Award.

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The Singing Nun
(Singer-songwriter)
The Singing Nun
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Birthdate: October 17, 1933
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Laeken, Brussels, Belgium
Died: March 29, 1985

Singer-songwriter Jeanne-Paule Marie Deckers, better known as The Singing Nun, soared to fame with the Billboard-charting track Dominique. She was also a Dominican Order nun, who later took the name Sister Luc Gabriel. She often played the guitar and was accompanied by a chorus of 4 nuns.

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Amelie Lens
(Disc jockey)
Amelie Lens
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Birthdate: May 31, 1990
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Vilvoorde, Flemish Region, Belgium

Belgian electronic music producer and DJ Amelie Lens grew up listening to alternative rock and dance music and later became one of the most sought-after DJs of Europe. Apart from performing in clubs and at events, she also arranged her own music nights and parties, under the name EXHALE.

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Selah Sue
(Belgian Musician and Songwriter)
Selah Sue
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Birthdate: May 3, 1989
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Leefdaal, Belgium

Selah Sue is a Belgian songwriter and musician who achieved popularity with her debut album Selah Sue which earned her several awards, including the European Border Breakers Award in 2011. The following year, Rolling Stone magazine included Selah Sue in their new faces of 2012 list. Sue released her successful third studio album Persona on 25 March 2022.

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Blanche
(Singer)
Blanche
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Birthdate: June 10, 1999
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Brussels, Belgium

Blanche is a Belgian songwriter and singer best known for her participation in the Eurovision Song Contest 2017 where she represented Belgium with the song City Lights. Blanche's popularity increased when she finished fourth in the competition and she went on to release her first studio album Empire on 29 May 2020. 

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Kate Ryan
(Singer known for dance pop hits like known for dance pop hits like "Libertine," "Goodbye" and "L.I.L.Y. (Like I Love You).")
Kate Ryan
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Birthdate: July 22, 1980
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Tessenderlo, Belgium

Kate Ryan is a Belgian songwriter and singer who won the prestigious World Music Award under the Best Selling Benelux Artist category in 2008 in Monaco. The same year, she also won a Gold award at the Sopot Hit Festival for her fourth studio album Free. Kate Ryan was one of the contestants of the Eurovision Song Contest 2006.

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Dani Klein
(Singer)
Dani Klein
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Birthdate: January 1, 1953
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Brussels, Belgium

Dani Klein is a Belgian songwriter, singer, producer, and band leader. She was the force behind one of the most popular and successful Belgian music acts of all time, Vaya Con Dios, which sold over 10 million albums. Dani Klein has also contributed to the success of other bands like Purple Prose.  

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Barbara Tausia
(Choreographer)
Barbara Tausia
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Birthdate: July 8, 1977
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Charleroi, Belgium

Barbara Tausia is a Belgian dancer and choreographer. She is also known as the wife of French football player Nicolas Anelka. Tausia started her career as a singer and worked with the hip-hop star MC Solaar. She then went on to co-found an event and Public Relations company with a famous agency called Between. Tausia also appears on TV shows.

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Shay
(Rapper)
Shay
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Birthdate: August 16, 1992
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Brussels, Belgium

Shay is a Belgium rapper best known for incorporating various elements like hip-hop, rap, R&B, urban pop, and trap. After achieving fame with the release of her single PMW in 2016, Shay went on to release a couple of gold-certified albums. In 2021, she appeared as a judge on a reality TV series titled Rhythm + Flow: Nouvelle École.

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Liesje Sadonius
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Birthdate: August 6, 1975
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Lokeren, Belgium

Liesje Sadonius is a Flemish spiritual life coach and singer-songwriter. She is best known as the lead singer of the popular Trip Hop band Hooverphonic. Despite the band's enormous success in the mid-1990s, Sadonius left Hooverphonic to launch her solo career. Due to her interest in spirituality and holistic healing, Liesje Sadonius has also established a spiritual life coaching business.   

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Charlotte Adigéry
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Birthplace: Narbonne, France

Born in France, Charlotte Adigéry is a Belgian-Caribbean electro-pop singer and a musician who has released a self-titled EP, another EP called Zandoli as well as her debut album Topical Dancer in collaboration with musical artist Bolis Pupul. Her music explores complex issues like racism and colonialism but is never moralising. She also records under the name WWWater.

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Axelle Red
(Belgian Singer-Songwriter Best Known for Her Single 'Sensualité')
Axelle Red
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Birthdate: February 15, 1968
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Hasselt, Belgium

Axelle Red is a Belgian singer and songwriter best known for her single titled Sensualité. Released in 1993, the song became a huge hit the following year in France, which increased her popularity. Over the years, Axelle Red has released many albums and has won a couple of awards such as the Victoires de la Musique and NRJ Music Awards.   

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Lea Rue
(Singer-songwriter)
Lea Rue
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Birthdate: October 1, 1993
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Belgium

Lea Rue is a Belgian singer and songwriter best known for her 2015 single I Can't Say No, which peaked at second position on Belgium's Ultratop music chart. Lea Rue is also known for her appearance in the reality singing competition, The Voice van Vlaanderen. In the competition, where she began her singing career, Rue was trained by Axelle Red.    

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Belle Perez
(Musician)
Belle Perez
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Birthdate: January 29, 1976
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Neerpelt, Pelt, Belgium

Belle Perez is a Belgian-Spanish songwriter and musician. Apart from writing songs and performing on tours, Perez also presents Dutch music shows and poses for magazines like FHM. She has also received several prestigious awards like the Zamu Award, Zomerhit Award, and TMF Award.

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Marie Pleyel
(Musician)
Marie Pleyel
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Birthdate: September 4, 1811
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Paris, France
Died: March 30, 1875

Marie Pleyel was a Belgian concert pianist who amazed the audience with her young virtuosity at the age of eight when she first gave her formal recital. She went on to become one of the most famous and admired pianists of the 1830s.

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Camille Thomas
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Birthdate: May 29, 1988
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Paris, France

Camille Thomas is a Franco-Belgian cellist who has performed throughout Europe and alongside famous orchestras like the Orchestre national de Lille and the Baden Baden Philharmonic Orchestra. Camille Thomas has also won several awards at national and international competitions.