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.
Ellie GouldingEllie Goulding
30 December 1986, British
Singer-Songwriter
Mel BMel B
29 May 1975, British
Singer

Rita OraRita Ora
26 November 1990, British
Singer

Charli XCXCharli XCX
02 August 1992, British
Singer

Jess GlynneJess Glynne
20 October 1989, British
Singer

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

Aimee OsbourneAimee Osbourne
02 September 1983, British
Actress

Courtney HadwinCourtney Hadwin
06 July 2004, British
Singer

Keren WoodwardKeren Woodward
02 April 1961, British
Singer
Natalia TenaNatalia Tena
01 November 1984, British
Actress

Florence WelchFlorence Welch
28 August 1986, British
Musician
Joss StoneJoss Stone
11 April 1987, British
Soul Singer-songwriter

Anoushka ShankarAnoushka Shankar
09 June 1981, Indian, British
Composer

Pixie LottPixie Lott
12 January 1991, British
Singer-songwriter
Abigail HopkinsAbigail Hopkins
20 August 1968, British
Singer-songwriter

Carrie Hope FletcherCarrie Hope Fletcher
22 October 1992, British
Singer-songwriter
Louisa JohnsonLouisa Johnson
31 December 1998, British
Singer

Vanessa-MaeVanessa-Mae
27 October 1978, British
Violinist

Fleur East Fleur East
29 October 1987, British
Singer-songwriter
Anne-MarieAnne-Marie
07 April 1991, British
Singer, songwriter

Tulisa ContostavlosTulisa Contostavlos
13 July 1988, British
Singer-songwriter
Samantha HarveySamantha Harvey
30 May 1993, British
Singer

Leigh-Anne PinnockLeigh-Anne Pinnock
04 October 1991, British
Singer

Amy Jade WinehouseAmy Jade Winehouse
14 September 1983, British
Singer-songwriter

Lyn-ZLyn-Z
22 May 1976, British
Musical Artist
Kirsty MacCollKirsty MacColl
10 October 1959, British
Singer-songwriter, Singer
Emma BuntonEmma Bunton
21 January 1976, British
Actor, Television presenter, Singer-songwriter,

Melanie CMelanie C
12 January 1974, British
Singer-songwriter

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

Cynthia ErivoCynthia Erivo
08 January 1987, British
Actress
Petula ClarkPetula Clark
15 November 1932, British
Actor, Child actor, Singer, Composer

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

Christine McVieChristine McVie
12 July 1943, British
Singer-songwriter, Singer, Songwriter, Pianist

Amelia WarnerAmelia Warner
04 June 1982, British
Actress

Kate NashKate Nash
06 July 1987, British
Singer-songwriter
Sophie Ellis-BextorSophie Ellis-Bextor
10 April 1979, British
Singer, Singer-songwriter, Composer, Model

Nicola RobertsNicola Roberts
05 October 1985, British
Singer, Songwriter, Actor, Model
KT TunstallKT Tunstall
23 June 1975, British
Singer-songwriter, Composer, Singer, Pianist

Patsy KensitPatsy Kensit
04 March 1968, British
Actor, Singer

PJ HarveyPJ Harvey
09 October 1969, British
Singer-songwriter, Composer, Artist, Singer,
Sophie MonkSophie Monk
14 December 1979, Australian, British
Actor, Singer, Musician, Model

Vera LynnVera Lynn
20 March 1917, British
Actor, Singer, Singer-songwriter
Kim WildeKim Wilde
18 November 1960, British
Singer, Landscape architect, Songwriter,

Emeli SandéEmeli Sandé
10 March 1987, British
Singer-songwriter, Singer

Bonnie TylerBonnie Tyler
08 June 1951, British
Singer, Songwriter

Kiki DeeKiki Dee
06 March 1947, British
Singer, Musician, Songwriter

Paloma FaithPaloma Faith
21 July 1981, British
film actor, actor, singer, ballet dancer,
Louise RedknappLouise Redknapp
04 November 1974, British
Television presenter, Singer, Musician

Rochelle HumesRochelle Humes
21 March 1989, British
Singer

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

Kym MarshKym Marsh
13 June 1976, British
Actor, Singer
Tanita TikaramTanita Tikaram
12 August 1969, Malaysian, British
Singer, Composer, Songwriter

Sarah HardingSarah Harding
17 November 1981, British
Actor, Singer
Imogen HeapImogen Heap
09 December 1977, British
Singer-songwriter, Singer, Record producer

Shirley MansonShirley Manson
26 August 1966, British, American
Actor, Singer, Guitarist, Musician, Model,

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

Victoria WoodVictoria Wood
19 May 1953, British
Comedian
Samantha RonsonSamantha Ronson
07 August 1977, British, American
DJ

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

Lisa StansfieldLisa Stansfield
11 April 1966, British
Singer, Singer-songwriter, Musician
Alison MoyetAlison Moyet
18 June 1961, British
Singer, Singer-songwriter

Myleene KlassMyleene Klass
06 April 1978, British
Singer, Model, Pianist
Mary HopkinMary Hopkin
03 May 1950, British
Singer, Songwriter

Bishop BriggsBishop Briggs
18 July 1992, British
Musician

Kate RobbinsKate Robbins
21 August 1958, British
Actress

Nina NesbittNina Nesbitt
11 July 1994, British
Musician, Singer, Songwriter
Rachel StevensRachel Stevens
09 April 1978, British
Actor, Singer, Singer-songwriter, Model
Jacqueline du PréJacqueline du Pré
26 January 1945, British
Cellist

Lola KirkeLola Kirke
27 September 1990, British, American
Film actress

Cerys MatthewsCerys Matthews
11 April 1969, British, Welsh
Singer

Alexandra BurkeAlexandra Burke
25 August 1988, British
Singer
Michaela CoelMichaela Coel
01 October 1987, Ghanaian, British
Actress

Alison BalsomAlison Balsom
07 October 1978, British
Musician

Charlotte RitchieCharlotte Ritchie
29 August 1989, British
Actress

Jessie WareJessie Ware
15 October 1984, British
Singer-songwriter

Mollie KingMollie King
04 June 1987, British
Singer, Guitarist, Model
DidoDido
25 December 1971, British
Singer-songwriter

Joan ArmatradingJoan Armatrading
09 December 1950, British
Guitarist, Singer-songwriter, Composer, Record
Corinne Bailey RaeCorinne Bailey Rae
26 February 1979, British
Singer-songwriter, Singer, Guitarist, Jazz

Marianne Jean-BaptisteMarianne Jean-Baptiste
26 April 1967, British
Actress

Nadine CoyleNadine Coyle
15 June 1985, Irish, British
Singer
Gabrielle AplinGabrielle Aplin
10 October 1992, British
Singer-songwriter, Singer, Actor, Pianist

Cathy DennisCathy Dennis
25 March 1969, British
Singer, Songwriter, Singer-songwriter
Lauren LaverneLauren Laverne
28 April 1978, British
Disc jockey

Ella EdmondsonElla Edmondson
22 January 1986, British
Singer, Singer-songwriter, Guitarist

Mutya BuenaMutya Buena
21 May 1985, British
Singer-songwriter, Singer

Amy MacdonaldAmy Macdonald
25 August 1987, British
Singer-songwriter, Singer, Guitarist
Karen ElsonKaren Elson
14 January 1979, British
Model, Singer-songwriter, Guitarist, Singer

Jennifer WorthJennifer Worth
25 September 1935, British
Nurse
Justine FrischmannJustine Frischmann
16 September 1969, British
Musician

Sandie ShawSandie Shaw
26 February 1947, British
Singer
Annie RossAnnie Ross
25 July 1930, British
Actor, Singer, Jazz musician, Nightclub owner

JameliaJamelia
11 January 1981, British
Singer-songwriter, Singer, Model
Bat for LashesBat for Lashes
25 October 1979, British
Singer, Singer-songwriter, Guitarist, Composer,