British Female Rhythm & Blues Singers

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Throughout history, there have been many British women rhythm & blues singers who have made significant contribution to the field. The list includes many familiar and great British female rhythm & blues singers such as Adele, Victoria Beckham, Jessie J, Joss Stone, Ella Henderson.
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Alesha Dixon
(Singer, Model, Dancer)
Alesha Dixon
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Birthdate: October 7, 1978
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: London

Alesha Dixon is an English singer-songwriter, rapper, and TV personality. She initially wanted to become a teacher, but destiny had other plans for her, and she ended up entering the music world. She rose to fame as a singer in the 2000s as a member of the girl group Mis-Teeq. She later pursued a successful solo career as well. 

Cheryl Fernandez-Versini
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Birthdate: June 30, 1983
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Newcastle upon Tyne, England
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Anne-Marie
(Singer-songwriter)
Anne-Marie
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Birthdate: April 7, 1991
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: East Tilbury, Essex, England
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Ella Mai
(Singer)
Ella Mai
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Birthdate: November 3, 1994
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: London

English singer, Ella Mai, was one of the contestants on the TV show, The X Factor, in which she auditioned as part of a trio. Even though she didn’t last long on the show, she went ahead to create her own music and became a sensation following the release of her eponymous album that topped the US R&B chart. 

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Leona Lewis
(Known for Her Debut Studio Album 'Spirit' and as the Winner of Third Series of 'X-Factor')
Leona Lewis
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Birthdate: April 3, 1985
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Islington, London, England
British singer Leona Lewis soared to fame with her win on The X Factor. Her debut album, Spirit, with the chartbusting track Bleeding Love, was certified 10xplatinum in the U.K. She also appeared as Grizabella in the Broadway revival of Cats. She is also an avid animal rights activist. 
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Jorja Smith
(Singer Best Known for Her Debut Album 'Lost & Found')
Jorja Smith
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Birthdate: June 11, 1997
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Walsall, West Midlands, England, United Kingdom

Jorja Smith is an English singer-songwriter whose first studio album Lost & Found featured on the UK Albums Chart, peaking at third position. One of the youngest and most exciting talents in the music world, Smith is the recipient of the 2018 Brit Critics' Choice Award. In 2019, she won the Best British Female Artist award at the Brit Awards.

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Amy Jade Winehouse
(Known for Her Deep, Expressive Contralto Vocals and Her Eclectic Mix of Musical Genres)
Amy Jade Winehouse
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Birthdate: September 14, 1983
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Enfield, London, England
Died: July 23, 2011
Soul and jazz singer Amy Winehouse is best remembered for her tracks Stronger Than Me and Rehab. She was the first British female to win five Grammys. Following her death due to alcohol poisoning at age 27, her album Back to Black became U.K.’s best-selling album of the 21st century.
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Lulu
(singer)
Lulu
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Birthdate: November 3, 1948
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Lennoxtown, East Dunbartonshire, Scotland
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Louise Redknapp
(English Singer, Songwriter, Media Personality and Member of R&B Girl Group ‘Eternal’)
Louise Redknapp
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Birthdate: November 4, 1974
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Lewisham, London, England, United Kingdom
 10 
Courtney Hadwin
(Singer-Songwriter Known for Her Appearances in ‘The Voice Kids UK 2017 ‘ and ‘America's Got Talent’)
Courtney Hadwin
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Birthdate: July 6, 2004
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Sunderland, England

Courtney Hadwin is an English singer-songwriter who achieved popularity by participating in the first series of ITV's The Voice Kids and the 13th season of NBC's America's Got Talent, where she was a finalist. She is one of the youngest artists to sign a record deal with Arista Records and Syco Entertainment.

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Jesy Nelson
(English Singer-Songwriter and Member of the Girl Group ‘Little Mix’)
Jesy Nelson
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Birthdate: June 14, 1991
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Romford, London, England
Jesy Nelson gained fame as part of the British all-girl pop group Little Mix, which was the first group to win The X Factor. The tattoo-covered singer also won numerous awards, including a National Television Award for Factual Entertainment, for hosting the body image-related documentary Odd One Out
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Joss Stone
(Singer-songwriter who Rose to Fame with Her Debut Album 'The Soul Sessions')
Joss Stone
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Birthdate: April 11, 1987
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Dover, Kent, England

Joss Stone is an English singer, actress, and songwriter. One of the most successful British female singers of her generation, Stone has sold more than 15 million records worldwide. She has also received several prestigious awards, such as Grammy Award and Brit Awards. In 2006, Joss Stone became the youngest woman to be featured in the Sunday Times Rich List.

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Lisa Stansfield
(Singer, Singer-songwriter, Musician)
Lisa Stansfield
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Birthdate: April 11, 1966
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Heywood, Greater Manchester
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Ella Henderson
(Singer-songwriter)
Ella Henderson
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Birthdate: January 12, 1996
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Lincolnshire, England
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Frankie Bridge
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Birthdate: January 14, 1989
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Essex, England
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Fleur East
(Singer-songwriter)
Fleur East
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Birthdate: October 29, 1987
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Walthamstow, London

Fleur East is an English rapper, singer, and songwriter. She is best known for her participation in the popular reality television music competition The X Factor where she finished second in 2014. She then went on to release her debut studio album Love, Sax and Flashbacks which peaked at number 12 on the Scottish Albums Chart.

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Natasha Hamilton
(Singer, Musician, Songwriter, Stage actor, Actor)
Natasha Hamilton
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Birthdate: July 17, 1982
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Liverpool
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Tina Barrett
(Singer, Actor, Model)
Tina Barrett
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Birthdate: September 16, 1976
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: London
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Heather Small
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Birthdate: January 20, 1965
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: London
 20 
Beverley Knight
(Contemporary R&B singers)
Beverley Knight
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Birthdate: March 22, 1973
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Wolverhampton, England
 21 
Melanie Blatt
(Singer, Actor)
Melanie Blatt
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Birthdate: March 25, 1975
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: London Borough of Camden
 22 
Celeste
(Singer)
Celeste
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Birthdate: May 5, 1994
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, United States

Celeste is an American-British singer-songwriter who became the fifth artist to win the Rising Star Award and top the BBC's Sound of poll in the same year in 2019. Considered one of the finest singers of her generation, Celeste is also admired for her fashion sense. In 2020, she was featured in one of the Top 10 lists by Elle.

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Monie Love
(Musician, Radio personality)
Monie Love
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Birthdate: July 2, 1970
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Battersea
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Mica Paris
(Actor, Singer, Jazz musician)
Mica Paris
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Birthdate: April 27, 1969
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: London
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Jessica Taylor
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Birthdate: June 23, 1980
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Preston
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Michelle Gayle
(Actor, Singer)
Michelle Gayle
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Birthdate: February 2, 1971
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: London
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Chanelle Hayes
(Singer, Model)
Chanelle Hayes
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Birthdate: November 11, 1987
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Styal
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Lisa Maffia
(Singer)
Lisa Maffia
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Birthdate: June 16, 1979
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: South London
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Javine Hylton
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Birthdate: December 27, 1981
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Kensington
 30 
Ruby Turner
(Actor, Singer, Songwriter)
Ruby Turner
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Birthdate: June 22, 1958
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Montego Bay
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Caron Wheeler
(Singer, Songwriter)
Caron Wheeler
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Birthdate: January 19, 1963
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: London
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Maxine Nightingale
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Birthdate: November 2, 1952
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: London
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Julie Driscoll
(English Actress and Singer)
Julie Driscoll
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Birthdate: June 8, 1947
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: London

Julie Driscoll is an English actress and singer best known for her '60s version of Rick Danko and Bob Dylan's This Wheel's on Fire. Driscoll's version of the song became the unofficial anthem of the psychedelic subculture era in British rock music.

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Nigar Jamal
(Singer)
Nigar Jamal
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Birthdate: September 7, 1980
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Baku, Azerbaijan
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Jo Ann Kelly
(Singer, Guitarist)
Jo Ann Kelly
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Birthdate: January 5, 1944
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Streatham, South London, England
Died: October 21, 1990
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Georgia Box
(Pop Singer)
Georgia Box
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Birthdate: March 21, 1995
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Colchester, Essex