Throughout history, there have been many French female musicians who have made significant contribution to the field. The list includes many familiar and great French female musicians such as Avril Lavigne, Vanessa Paradis, Kathie Lee Gifford, Nadia Boulanger, Germaine Tailleferre.
Avril LavigneAvril Lavigne
27 September 1984, Canadian, French
Singer-songwriter
Vanessa ParadisVanessa Paradis
22 December 1972, French
Singer

Edith PiafEdith Piaf
19 December 1915, French
Singer, Songwriter, Actress

Kathie Lee GiffordKathie Lee Gifford
16 August 1953, French, American
TV Host, Actress

Nadia BoulangerNadia Boulanger
16 September 1887, French
Musician

Germaine TailleferreGermaine Tailleferre
19 April 1892, French
Composer
Elisabeth-Claude Jacquet De La GuerreElisabeth-Claude Jacquet De La Guerre
17 March 1665, French
Composer

DalidaDalida
17 January 1933, Egyptian, French, Italian
Actor, Film actor, Singer, Musician, Model

Françoise HardyFrançoise Hardy
17 January 1944, French
actor, singer-songwriter, musician, astrologer
Afida TurnerAfida Turner
22 December 1976, French
Singer

Christine and the QueensChristine and the Queens
01 June 1988, French
Singer-songwriter
Jeanne MoreauJeanne Moreau
23 January 1928, French
Film actor, Film director, Singer, Screenwriter,

Amanda LearAmanda Lear
18 November 1946, French
Painter, Singer, Actor, Model, Composer

Khatia BuniatishviliKhatia Buniatishvili
21 June 1987, French, Georgian
Pianist

IndilaIndila
26 June 1984, French
Singer-songwriter

Sara DallinSara Dallin
17 December 1961, French
Singer-songwriter, Singer
France GallFrance Gall
09 October 1947, French
Singer

Lou DoillonLou Doillon
04 September 1982, French
Actor, Model, Singer

Mylène FarmerMylène Farmer
12 September 1961, Canadian, French
Singer-songwriter, Writer, Singer, Actor,

Barbara PraviBarbara Pravi
10 April 1993, French
Singer-songwriter
Cathy GuettaCathy Guetta
27 March 1967, French
Businessperson

AnggunAnggun
29 April 1974, French, Indonesian
Singer-songwriter, Singer
JainJain
07 February 1992, French
Singer-songwriter

SokoSoko
22 October 1985, French
actor, singer-songwriter, singer

Caterina ValenteCaterina Valente
14 January 1931, German, French, Italian
Singer
ZazZaz
01 May 1980, French
Singer-songwriter

Elsa LunghiniElsa Lunghini
20 May 1973, French
Actor, Singer, Songwriter
Victoria LegrandVictoria Legrand
28 May 1981, French
Musician

PommePomme
02 August 1996, French
Singer-songwriter

Sylvie VartanSylvie Vartan
15 August 1944, French
Singer, Actor
Jehnny BethJehnny Beth
24 December 1984, French
Musician

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Tina STina S
07 April 1999, French
Guitarist
Hélène GrimaudHélène Grimaud
07 November 1969, French
Pianist, Author, Musician

Lili BoulangerLili Boulanger
21 August 1893, French
Composer

Delphine ChanéacDelphine Chanéac
14 November 1978, French
Model

LouaneLouane
26 November 1996, French
Singer
Louise VerneuilLouise Verneuil
14 December 1988, French
Singer–songwriter
Lætitia SadierLætitia Sadier
06 May 1968, French
Musician

Melody ProchetMelody Prochet
03 April 1987, French
Musician

JeniferJenifer
15 November 1982, French
 

DesirelessDesireless
25 December 1952, French
Singer
WejdeneWejdene
23 April 2004, French
Singer

Camille LouCamille Lou
22 May 1992, French
Singer

UffieUffie
09 December 1987, French, American
Singer-Songwriter

Cécile ChaminadeCécile Chaminade
08 August 1857, French
Pianist, Composer, Musician

Pauline ViardotPauline Viardot
18 July 1821, French
Soprano
Ana TijouxAna Tijoux
12 June 1977, French
Singer, Songwriter

Clara LucianiClara Luciani
10 July 1992, French
Singer-songwriter
ZazieZazie
18 April 1964, French
Singer-songwriter

Yael NaimYael Naim
06 February 1978, French, Israeli
Singer-songwriter

Louise FarrencLouise Farrenc
31 May 1804, French
Composer
Veronique SansonVeronique Sanson
24 April 1949, French, American
Singer-songwriter

Lizzy Mercier DesclouxLizzy Mercier Descloux
16 December 1956, French
Musician
Hélène SégaraHélène Ségara
26 February 1971, French
Singer

IbeyiIbeyi
13 December 1994, French
Singer

Nolwenn LeroyNolwenn Leroy
28 September 1982, French
Singer, Songwriter

Éliane RadigueÉliane Radigue
24 January 1932, French
Composer

OklouOklou
23 April 1993, French
Musician
Miss KittinMiss Kittin
15 July 1973, French
Singer

Ginette NeveuGinette Neveu
11 August 1919, French
Violinist

Brigitte EngererBrigitte Engerer
27 October 1952, French, Tunisian
Pianist

NâdiyaNâdiya
19 June 1973, French
Singer
Olivia MerilahtiOlivia Merilahti
25 February 1982, Finnish, French
Singer

Nathalie StutzmannNathalie Stutzmann
06 May 1965, French
Contralto
Mai LanMai Lan
1982 AD, French, Vietnamese
Vocal artist

Maria MalibranMaria Malibran
24 March 1808, Spanish, French
Singer

Alessandra MartinesAlessandra Martines
19 September 1963, French, Italian
Putita, Dancer, Musician
Wanda LandowskaWanda Landowska
05 July 1879, French, Polish
Harpsichordist

Cécile CorbelCécile Corbel
28 March 1980, French
Singer
Marcelle MeyerMarcelle Meyer
22 May 1897, French
Pianist

Brigitte FontaineBrigitte Fontaine
24 June 1939, French
Singer

TrobairitzTrobairitz
French
Composer
Keren AnnKeren Ann
10 March 1974, French, Israeli
Singer-songwriter, Writer, Engineer, Singer, Audio

Charlotte de RothschildCharlotte de Rothschild
06 May 1825, French
Socialite
SoShySoShy
14 September 1986, French
Singer

Comtessa de DiaComtessa de Dia
1175 AD, French
Poet

Jade LarocheJade Laroche
08 September 1989, French
Model

Rose LaurensRose Laurens
04 March 1953, French
Singer-songwriter
Joyce JonathanJoyce Jonathan
03 November 1989, French
Singer-songwriter
IziaIzia
24 September 1990, French
Singer

Fania FenelonFania Fenelon
02 September 1918, French
Pianist

Marina KayeMarina Kaye
09 February 1998, French
Singer-songwriter

Laly ValladeLaly Vallade
23 April 1981, French
Model
Amina AnnabiAmina Annabi
05 March 1962, French, Tunisian
Singer-Songwriter

Jocelyne BéroardJocelyne Béroard
12 September 1954, French
Singer-songwriter

Olivia RuizOlivia Ruiz
01 January 1980, French
Singer

Yvonne LoriodYvonne Loriod
20 January 1924, French
Pianist

CloZeeCloZee
12 August 1992, French
Composer
Anna MarlyAnna Marly
30 October 1917, French
Singer

Liane FolyLiane Foly
16 December 1962, French
Singer
Anne SylvestreAnne Sylvestre
20 June 1934, French
Singer-songwriter

Camille du GastCamille du Gast
30 May 1868, French
Balloonist
Cécile de BrunhoffCécile de Brunhoff
16 October 1903, French
Pianist
Micheline OstermeyerMicheline Ostermeyer
23 December 1922, French
Athlete