Check out the famous Black female singers

From singing songs in blues to the rocky cliché, the black female singers have left no stone unturned. Chaka Khan, known for her hits like Sweet Thing, Tell Me Something Good, I’m Every Woman, and I Feel For You has won 10 Grammys. Ella Jane Fitzgerald, renowned for her music in swing, bebop, traditional, pop, vocal, jazz, and blues, is best known by her music lovers as the First Lady of Song, Queen of Jazz, and Lady Ella. Mary J. Blige, the Queen of Hip-Hop Soul; Beyoncé, famous for her hits like the Crazy in Love, Irreplaceable, Single Ladies, Drunk in Love; and Rihanna, the iconic singer who rocks the world with her hits like Umbrella, Russian Roulette, We Found Love, and Love the Way You Lie are a few notable black singers who entertain their audience with their pop songs. To know more about the Black female singers, continue reading.
Janet JacksonJanet Jackson
(Singer-Songwriter)

16 May 1966

Gary, Indiana, U.S.

American

Taurus

CiaraCiara
(Singer-songwriter, Musician, Composer, Model)

25 October 1985

Austin

American

Scorpio

RihannaRihanna
(Singer)

20 February 1988

Saint Michael Parish

Barbadian

Pisces

Nicki MinajNicki Minaj
(Rapper)

08 December 1982

Saint James, Trinidad and Tobago

American

Sagittarius

Brandy NorwoodBrandy Norwood
(Singer-songwriter, Composer, Actor, Record producer)

11 February 1979

McComb, Mississippi, United States

American

Aquarius

Whitney HoustonWhitney Houston
(Singer)

09 August 1963

11 February 2012

Newark

American

Leo

AaliyahAaliyah
(Singer, Dancer, Actor & Model)

16 January 1979

25 August 2001

New York City

American

Capricorn

Diana RossDiana Ross

26 March 1944

Detroit, Michigan

American

Aries

Tina TurnerTina Turner

26 November 1939

Nutbush, Tennessee

American

Sagittarius

Lauryn HillLauryn Hill

26 May 1975

South Orange, New Jersey, United States

American

Gemini

Aretha FranklinAretha Franklin

25 March 1942

Memphis, Tennessee, U.S.

American

Aries

Queen LatifahQueen Latifah
(Singer, Songwriter, Rapper, Aactress,)

18 March 1970

Newark, New Jersey, USA

American

Pisces

Tracy ChapmanTracy Chapman

30 March 1964

Cleveland

American

Aries

Toni BraxtonToni Braxton
(American R&B Singer-songwriter & Musician)

07 October 1967

Severn

American

Libra

Etta JamesEtta James
(Singer)

25 January 1938

20 January 2012

Los Angeles

American

Aquarius

Chaka KhanChaka Khan
(Singer)

23 March 1953

Naval Station Great Lakes, Illinois

American

Aries

Shirley BasseyShirley Bassey
(Singer)

08 January 1937

Tiger Bay

Welsh

Capricorn

Josephine BakerJosephine Baker
(Dancer)

03 June 1906

12 April 1975

St. Louis, Missouri, U.S

French

Gemini

Bessie SmithBessie Smith
(Singer)

15 April 1894

26 September 1937

Chattanooga

American

Aries

Faith EvansFaith Evans
(American singer)

10 June 1973

Lakeland

American

Gemini

Mahalia JacksonMahalia Jackson
(Singer, Television Personality)

26 December 1911

27 January 1972

New Orleans, Louisiana, U.S.

American

Capricorn

Dorothy Jean DandridgeDorothy Dandridge
(Actress)

09 November 1922

08 September 1965

Cleveland, Ohio, U.S.

American

Scorpio

Anita BakerAnita Baker
(R&B Singer)

26 January 1958

Toledo

American

Aquarius

Vanessa Lynn WilliamsVanessa Lynn Williams
(Singer, Actress, Model)

18 March 1963

Tarrytown

American

Pisces

Celia CruzCelia Cruz
(Singer)

21 July 1925

16 July 2003

Fort Lee, New Jersey, United States

American

Cancer

Nina SimoneNina Simone
(Singer-songwriter, Composer, Pianist, Autobiographer, Jazz musician, Singer)

21 February 1933

21 April 2003

Tryon

American

Pisces

Leona LewisLeona Lewis
(Singer, Songwriter)

03 April 1985

London

British

Aries

Ella FitzgeraldElla Fitzgerald
(Singer-songwriter, Composer, Conductor, Bandleader, Jazz musician, Singer)

25 April 1917

15 June 1996

Newport News

American

Taurus

Mary J. BligeMary J. Blige
(Singer-songwriter, Actor, Singer, Television actor, Model, Record producer)

11 January 1971

New York City

American

Capricorn

Janelle MonaeJanelle Monae
(Soul Singer)

01 December 1985

Kansas City

American

Sagittarius

Eartha KittEartha Kitt
(Singer, Jazz musician, Film actor, Television actor, Stage actor)

17 January 1927

25 December 2008

North

American

Capricorn

Dionne WarwickDionne Warwick
(Singer, Actor, Television presenter, Musician)

12 December 1940

East Orange

American

Sagittarius

Minnie RipertonMinnie Riperton
(Singer, Singer-songwriter)

08 November 1947

12 July 1979

Chicago

American

Scorpio

Jill ScottJill Scott
(Singer, Singer-songwriter, Actor, Poet, Jazz musician, Television actor)

04 April 1972

Philadelphia

American

Aries

Emeli SandéEmeli Sandé
(Singer-songwriter, Singer)

10 March 1987

Sunderland

British

Pisces

Gladys KnightGladys Knight
(Singer, Actor, Composer, Musician, Television actor)

28 May 1944

Atlanta

American

Gemini

JameliaJamelia
(Singer-songwriter, Singer, Model)

11 January 1981

Smethwick

British

Capricorn

Ronnie SpectorRonnie Spector
(Singer)

10 August 1943

New York City

American

Leo

Natalie ColeNatalie Cole
(Actor, Singer, Singer-songwriter, Composer, Songwriter, Jazz musician, Film actor, Pianist, Television actor, Writer)

06 February 1950

31 December 2015

Los Angeles

American

Aquarius

Esperanza SpaldingEsperanza Spalding
(Music educator, Jazz musician, Singer)

18 October 1984

Portland

American

Libra

Sarah VaughanSarah Vaughan
(Singer, Jazz musician, Pianist)

27 March 1924

03 April 1990

Newark

American

Aries

Dinah WashingtonDinah Washington
(Singer, Jazz musician)

29 August 1924

14 December 1963

Tuscaloosa

American

Virgo

Joan ArmatradingJoan Armatrading
(Guitarist, Singer-songwriter, Composer, Record producer, Music arranger)

09 December 1950

Basseterre

British

Sagittarius

Vanessa WilliamsVanessa Williams
(Actress, Singer)

1963 AD

MonicaMonica
(Singer)

24 October 1980

Atlanta, Georgia, United States

American

Scorpio

CeCe WinansCeCe Winans
(Musician, Singer)

08 October 1964

Detroit

American

Libra

Ella Jane FitzgeraldElla Jane Fitzgerald
(Ballad, Swing music Traditional pop music)

25 April 1917

15 June 1996

Newport News, Virginia

American

Taurus

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