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.
Nicki MinajNicki Minaj
08 December 1982, Trinidadian, American
20 February 1988, Barbadian

16 January 1979, American
American singer

Whitney HoustonWhitney Houston
09 August 1963, American

Tina TurnerTina Turner
26 November 1939, American

Diana RossDiana Ross
26 March 1944, American
American singer
Queen LatifahQueen Latifah
18 March 1970, American
Singer, Songwriter, Rapper, Aactress,

Janet JacksonJanet Jackson
16 May 1966, American

Aretha FranklinAretha Franklin
25 March 1942, American

Lauryn HillLauryn Hill
26 May 1975, American
Tracy ChapmanTracy Chapman
30 March 1964, American

25 October 1985, American
Singer-songwriter, Musician, Composer, Model
Brandy NorwoodBrandy Norwood
11 February 1979, American
Singer-songwriter, Composer, Actor, Record

Nina SimoneNina Simone
21 February 1933, American
Singer-songwriter, Composer

Faith EvansFaith Evans
10 June 1973, American
American singer
Toni BraxtonToni Braxton
07 October 1967, American
American R&B Singer-songwriter & Musician

Chaka KhanChaka Khan
23 March 1953, American
Etta JamesEtta James
25 January 1938, American

Josephine BakerJosephine Baker
03 June 1906, French

Shirley BasseyShirley Bassey
08 January 1937, Welsh
Celia CruzCelia Cruz
21 October 1925, American

Dorothy Jean DandridgeDorothy Dandridge
09 November 1922, American
Anita BakerAnita Baker
26 January 1958, American
R&B Singer

Bessie SmithBessie Smith
15 April 1894, American

Mahalia JacksonMahalia Jackson
26 October 1911, American
Singer, Television Personality

Janelle MonaeJanelle Monae
01 December 1985, American
Soul Singer
Vanessa Lynn WilliamsVanessa Lynn Williams
18 March 1963, American
Singer, Actress, Model
Minnie RipertonMinnie Riperton
08 November 1947, American
Singer, Singer-songwriter

Gladys KnightGladys Knight
28 May 1944, American
Singer, Actor, Composer, Musician, Television

Dionne WarwickDionne Warwick
12 December 1940, American
Singer, Actor, Television presenter, Musician

Emeli SandéEmeli Sandé
10 March 1987, British
Singer-songwriter, Singer
Jill ScottJill Scott
04 April 1972, American
Singer, Singer-songwriter, Actor, Poet, Jazz

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Joan ArmatradingJoan Armatrading
09 December 1950, British
Guitarist, Singer-songwriter, Composer, Record

Cissy HoustonCissy Houston
30 September 1933, American
Gospel Singers

Sarah VaughanSarah Vaughan
27 March 1924, American
Singer, Jazz musician, Pianist

Dinah WashingtonDinah Washington
29 August 1924, American
Singer, Jazz musician
Esperanza SpaldingEsperanza Spalding
18 October 1984, American
Music educator, Jazz musician, Singer

11 January 1981, British
Singer-songwriter, Singer, Model
CeCe WinansCeCe Winans
08 October 1964, American
Musician, Singer

24 October 1980, American

Ella Jane FitzgeraldElla Jane Fitzgerald
25 April 1917, American
Ballad, Swing music Traditional pop music