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.
Mel BMel B
29 May 1975, British
Singer
Rita OraRita Ora
26 November 1990, British
Singer

Ellie GouldingEllie Goulding
30 December 1986, British
Singer-Songwriter

Charli XCXCharli XCX
02 August 1992, British
Singer

Jess GlynneJess Glynne
20 October 1989, British
Singer

Florence WelchFlorence Welch
28 August 1986, British
Musician
Jorja SmithJorja Smith
11 June 1997, British
Singer

Marianne FaithfullMarianne Faithfull
29 December 1946, British
Singer

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

Aimee OsbourneAimee Osbourne
02 September 1983, British
Actress
Courtney HadwinCourtney Hadwin
06 July 2004, British
Singer

Pixie LottPixie Lott
12 January 1991, British
Singer-songwriter
Anoushka ShankarAnoushka Shankar
09 June 1981, Indian, British
Composer

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

Samantha HarveySamantha Harvey
30 May 1993, British
Singer
Leigh-Anne PinnockLeigh-Anne Pinnock
04 October 1991, British
Singer

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

Amy WinehouseAmy Winehouse
14 September 1983, British
Singer-songwriter, Guitarist, Jazz musician,

Emma BuntonEmma Bunton
21 January 1976, British
Actor, Television presenter, Singer-songwriter,
Lily AllenLily Allen
02 May 1985, British
Singer, Singer-songwriter
Melanie CMelanie C
12 January 1974, British
Singer-songwriter

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

Siobhan FaheySiobhan Fahey
10 September 1958, British
Singer, Songwriter

Christine McVieChristine McVie
12 July 1943, British
Singer-songwriter, Singer, Songwriter, Pianist
Kiki DeeKiki Dee
06 March 1947, British
Singer, Musician, Songwriter

Paloma FaithPaloma Faith
21 July 1981, British
film actor, actor, singer, ballet dancer,

Bonnie TylerBonnie Tyler
08 June 1951, British
Singer, Songwriter

Kim WildeKim Wilde
18 November 1960, British
Singer, Landscape architect, Songwriter,

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Vera LynnVera Lynn
20 March 1917, British
Actor, Singer, Singer-songwriter
Sophie Ellis-BextorSophie Ellis-Bextor
10 April 1979, British
Singer, Singer-songwriter, Composer, Model

Patsy KensitPatsy Kensit
04 March 1968, British
Actor, Singer
Petula ClarkPetula Clark
15 November 1932, British
Actor, Child actor, Singer, Composer

PJ HarveyPJ Harvey
09 October 1969, British
Singer-songwriter, Composer, Artist, Singer,

KT TunstallKT Tunstall
23 June 1975, British
Singer-songwriter, Composer, Singer, Pianist
Shirley MansonShirley Manson
26 August 1966, British, American
Actor, Singer, Guitarist, Musician, Model,

Siouxsie SiouxSiouxsie Sioux
27 May 1957, British
Singer, Musician, Exotica, Songwriter
Imogen HeapImogen Heap
09 December 1977, British
Singer-songwriter, Singer, Record producer

Louise RedknappLouise Redknapp
04 November 1974, British
Television presenter, Singer, Musician

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

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

Alison MoyetAlison Moyet
18 June 1961, British
Singer, Singer-songwriter
Nina NesbittNina Nesbitt
11 July 1994, British
Musician, Singer, Songwriter

Sophie MonkSophie Monk
14 December 1979, Australian, British
Actor, Singer, Musician, Model

Kirsty MacCollKirsty MacColl
10 October 1959, British
Singer-songwriter, Singer

Lisa StansfieldLisa Stansfield
11 April 1966, British
Singer, Singer-songwriter, Musician
Tanita TikaramTanita Tikaram
12 August 1969, Malaysian, British
Singer, Composer, Songwriter

Kym MarshKym Marsh
13 June 1976, British
Actor, Singer
Sandy DennySandy Denny
06 January 1947, British
Singer-songwriter, Singer, Songwriter

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

Mary HopkinMary Hopkin
03 May 1950, British
Singer, Songwriter
Amy MacdonaldAmy Macdonald
25 August 1987, British
Singer-songwriter, Singer, Guitarist

Jacqueline du PréJacqueline du Pré
26 January 1945, British
Cellist
Evelyn GlennieEvelyn Glennie
19 July 1965, British
Composer, Percussionist

Corinne Bailey RaeCorinne Bailey Rae
26 February 1979, British
Singer-songwriter, Singer, Guitarist, Jazz

Rachel StevensRachel Stevens
09 April 1978, British
Actor, Singer, Singer-songwriter, Model
DidoDido
25 December 1971, British
Singer-songwriter

Karen ElsonKaren Elson
14 January 1979, British
Model, Singer-songwriter, Guitarist, Singer
Myleene KlassMyleene Klass
06 April 1978, British
Singer, Model, Pianist

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

Helen ShapiroHelen Shapiro
28 September 1946, British
Singer, Actor

Sally TimmsSally Timms
29 November 1959, British
Singer, Singer-songwriter
Sandie ShawSandie Shaw
26 February 1947, British
Singer
Alexandra BurkeAlexandra Burke
25 August 1988, British
Singer

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

Cathy DennisCathy Dennis
25 March 1969, British
Singer, Songwriter, Singer-songwriter

Sarah HardingSarah Harding
17 November 1981, British
Actor, Singer
Mutya BuenaMutya Buena
21 May 1985, British
Singer-songwriter, Singer

Kimberley WalshKimberley Walsh
20 November 1981, British
Singer, Musician, Actor, Model

Cheryl ColeCheryl Cole
30 June 1983, British
 

Anna NeagleAnna Neagle
20 October 1904, British
Actor, Singer, Musician

Ella EyreElla Eyre
01 April 1994, British
Singer, Songwriter
Natasha HamiltonNatasha Hamilton
17 July 1982, British
Singer, Musician, Songwriter, Stage actor, Actor

Bat for LashesBat for Lashes
25 October 1979, British
Singer, Singer-songwriter, Guitarist, Composer,
Cleo LaineCleo Laine
28 October 1927, British
Actor, Singer, Jazz musician, Stage actor

Marsha AmbrosiusMarsha Ambrosius
08 August 1977, British
Singer-songwriter, Composer, Singer, Record

Keisha BuchananKeisha Buchanan
30 September 1984, British
Singer-songwriter, Singer
Connie TalbotConnie Talbot
20 November 2000, British
Child singer, Singer, Singer-songwriter

Nicola RobertsNicola Roberts
05 October 1985, British
Singer, Songwriter, Actor, Model
Gracie FieldsGracie Fields
09 January 1898, British
Actor, Comedian, Singer

Laura MarlingLaura Marling
01 February 1990, British
Singer-songwriter, Guitarist, Singer

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

Lucy SpragganLucy Spraggan
21 July 1991, British
Singer, Singer-songwriter
JameliaJamelia
11 January 1981, British
Singer-songwriter, Singer, Model

Monie LoveMonie Love
02 July 1970, British
Musician, Radio personality
Elkie BrooksElkie Brooks
25 February 1945, British
Singer

Jade EwenJade Ewen
24 January 1988, British
Actor, Singer-songwriter, Singer

Lianne La HavasLianne La Havas
23 August 1989, British
Singer-songwriter, Singer, Pianist, Songwriter,

Eliza DoolittleEliza Doolittle
15 April 1988, British
singer-songwriter, singer
Diana VickersDiana Vickers
30 July 1991, British
Singer, Poet, Singer-songwriter, Stage actor, Film