Throughout history, there have been many British women musicians who have made significant contribution to the field. The list includes many familiar and great British female musicians such as Ellie Goulding, Mel B, Rita Ora, Charli XCX, Anoushka Shankar.
Amy Jade WinehouseAmy Jade Winehouse
14 September 1983, British
Singer-songwriter
Rita OraRita Ora
26 November 1990, British, Yugoslav, Kosovar
Singer

Mel BMel B
29 May 1975, British
Singer

Charli XCXCharli XCX
02 August 1992, British
Singer

Keren WoodwardKeren Woodward
02 April 1961, British
Singer

Leigh-Anne PinnockLeigh-Anne Pinnock
04 October 1991, British
Singer
Carrie Hope FletcherCarrie Hope Fletcher
22 October 1992, British
Singer-songwriter

Aimee OsbourneAimee Osbourne
02 September 1983, British
Actress

Ellie GouldingEllie Goulding
30 December 1986, British
Singer-Songwriter
Natalia TenaNatalia Tena
01 November 1984, British
Actress

Marianne FaithfullMarianne Faithfull
29 December 1946, British
Singer
Jorja SmithJorja Smith
11 June 1997, British
Singer

Florence WelchFlorence Welch
28 August 1986, British
Musician

Joss StoneJoss Stone
11 April 1987, British
Soul Singer-songwriter

Tulisa ContostavlosTulisa Contostavlos
13 July 1988, British
Singer-songwriter

Courtney HadwinCourtney Hadwin
06 July 2004, British
Singer
Jess GlynneJess Glynne
20 October 1989, British
Singer

Anoushka ShankarAnoushka Shankar
09 June 1981, Indian, British
Composer

Pixie LottPixie Lott
12 January 1991, British
Singer-songwriter

Emeli SandéEmeli Sandé
10 March 1987, British
Singer-songwriter
Fleur East Fleur East
29 October 1987, British
Singer-songwriter

Justine FrischmannJustine Frischmann
16 September 1969, British
Musician
Vanessa-MaeVanessa-Mae
27 October 1978, British
Violinist

Anne-MarieAnne-Marie
07 April 1991, British
Singer, songwriter

Abigail HopkinsAbigail Hopkins
20 August 1968, British
Singer-songwriter
Louisa JohnsonLouisa Johnson
11 January 1998, British
Singer

Samantha HarveySamantha Harvey
30 May 1993, British
Singer
Jessie JJessie J
27 March 1988, British
Singer-Songwriter

Lyn-ZLyn-Z
22 May 1976, British
Musical Artist

FKA twigsFKA twigs
16 January 1988, British
Singer-songwriter
Kirsty MacCollKirsty MacColl
10 October 1959, British
Singer-songwriter, Singer

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Sophie Ellis-BextorSophie Ellis-Bextor
10 April 1979, British
Singer, Singer-songwriter, Composer, Model
Sade AduSade Adu
16 January 1959, Nigerian, British
Singer-Songwriter

Lily AllenLily Allen
02 May 1985, British
Singer, Singer-songwriter

Christine McVieChristine McVie
12 July 1943, British
Singer-songwriter

Victoria WoodVictoria Wood
19 May 1953, British
Comedian
Melanie CMelanie C
12 January 1974, British
Singer-songwriter
Amelia WarnerAmelia Warner
04 June 1982, British
Actress

Ruth Roche, Baroness FermoyRuth Roche, Baroness Fermoy
02 October 1908, British
Lady-in-waiting, Pianist

Dusty SpringfieldDusty Springfield
16 April 1939, British
Singer, Artist, Cleric

DidoDido
25 December 1971, British
Singer-songwriter
Paloma FaithPaloma Faith
21 July 1981, British
Singer-songwriter

Michaela CoelMichaela Coel
01 October 1987, Ghanaian, British
Actress

Kym MarshKym Marsh
13 June 1976, British
Actor, Singer

Petula ClarkPetula Clark
15 November 1932, British
Singer

Emma BuntonEmma Bunton
21 January 1976, British
Actor, Television presenter, Singer-songwriter,
Kim WildeKim Wilde
18 November 1960, British
Singer, Landscape architect, Songwriter,

Cynthia ErivoCynthia Erivo
08 January 1987, British
Actress
beabadoobeebeabadoobee
03 June 2000, Filipino, British
Singer

Rochelle HumesRochelle Humes
21 March 1989, British
Singer

Charlotte RitchieCharlotte Ritchie
29 August 1989, British
Actress
CelesteCeleste
05 May 1994, British, American
Singer

PJ HarveyPJ Harvey
09 October 1969, British
Singer-songwriter, Composer, Artist, Singer,
Nadine CoyleNadine Coyle
15 June 1985, Irish, British
Singer

Patsy KensitPatsy Kensit
04 March 1968, British
Actor, Singer

Siouxsie SiouxSiouxsie Sioux
27 May 1957, British
Singer, Musician, Exotica, Songwriter

Kate RobbinsKate Robbins
21 August 1958, British
Actress

Olivia d'AboOlivia d'Abo
22 January 1969, British
Actress
Vera LynnVera Lynn
20 March 1917, British
Actor, Singer, Singer-songwriter

Amy MacdonaldAmy Macdonald
25 August 1987, British
Singer-songwriter

Alexandra BurkeAlexandra Burke
25 August 1988, British
Singer

Marianne Jean-BaptisteMarianne Jean-Baptiste
26 April 1967, British
Actress
MabelMabel
20 February 1996, Swiss, Spanish, British
Singer-songwriter

Jessie WareJessie Ware
15 October 1984, British
Singer-songwriter
Karen ElsonKaren Elson
14 January 1979, British
Model, Singer-songwriter, Guitarist, Singer

Mollie KingMollie King
04 June 1987, British
Singer, Guitarist, Model

Mica ParisMica Paris
27 April 1969, British
Actor, Singer, Jazz musician
Cathy DennisCathy Dennis
25 March 1969, British
Singer, Songwriter, Singer-songwriter

Sophie MonkSophie Monk
14 December 1979, Australian, British
Actor, Singer, Musician, Model
Kiki DeeKiki Dee
06 March 1947, British
Singer, Musician, Songwriter

Rachel StevensRachel Stevens
09 April 1978, British
Actor, Singer, Singer-songwriter, Model

Shirley MansonShirley Manson
26 August 1966, British, American
Actor, Singer, Guitarist, Musician, Model,
Alison MoyetAlison Moyet
18 June 1961, British
Singer, Singer-songwriter

DuffyDuffy
23 June 1984, British
SOUL SINGER
Mary HopkinMary Hopkin
03 May 1950, British
Singer, Songwriter

Lisa StansfieldLisa Stansfield
11 April 1966, British
Singer, Singer-songwriter, Musician

Eliot SumnerEliot Sumner
30 July 1990, British
Musician

Louise NurdingLouise Nurding
04 November 1974, British
Singer-songwriter
Sarah HardingSarah Harding
17 November 1981, British
Actor, Singer
Corinne Bailey RaeCorinne Bailey Rae
26 February 1979, British
Singer-songwriter, Singer, Guitarist, Jazz

Frankie BridgeFrankie Bridge
14 January 1989, British
Singer

Natasha BedingfieldNatasha Bedingfield
26 November 1981, British
Singer-songwriter, Singer

Joan ArmatradingJoan Armatrading
09 December 1950, British
Guitarist, Singer-songwriter, Composer, Record
Imogen HeapImogen Heap
09 December 1977, British
Singer-songwriter, Singer, Record producer

Faye TozerFaye Tozer
14 November 1975, British
Singer

KT TunstallKT Tunstall
23 June 1975, British
Singer-songwriter, Composer, Singer, Pianist

Jacqueline du PréJacqueline du Pré
26 January 1945, British
Cellist

Ari UpAri Up
17 January 1962, German, British
Musician
Natalia KillsNatalia Kills
15 August 1986, British
Actor, Singer, Guitarist, Model, Songwriter

Sandy DennySandy Denny
06 January 1947, British
Singer-songwriter, Singer, Songwriter
Kimberley WalshKimberley Walsh
20 November 1981, British
Singer, Musician, Actor, Model

Samantha RonsonSamantha Ronson
07 August 1977, British, American
DJ
Sandie ShawSandie Shaw
26 February 1947, British
Singer
Lisa Scott-LeeLisa Scott-Lee
05 November 1975, British, Welsh
Singer