Italian Female Singers

Throughout history, there have been many Italian women singers who have made significant contribution to the field. The list includes many familiar and great Italian female singers such as Carla Bruni, Asia Argento, Dalida, Violante Placido, Laura Pausini.

This ranking is based on an algorithm that combines various factors, including the votes of our users and search trends on the internet.

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 1 Carla Bruni

Carla Bruni
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Famous As: Singer-songwriter, Spouse of the President of France (2008-2012)
Birthdate: December 13, 1967
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Turin, Italy

Carla Bruni is an Italian-French fashion model and singer-songwriter. She gained international recognition after marrying the then president of France Nicolas Sarkozy in 2008. Also known for her political activities, philanthropy, and charity work, Bruni established the Carla Bruni-Sarkozy Foundation in 2009; the foundation helps promote access to knowledge for all. She also supports organizations, such as PETA.

 2 Laura Pausini

Laura Pausini
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Famous As: Singer-songwriter
Birthdate: May 16, 1974
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Faenza, Italy

Laura Pausini is an Italian television personality and singer-songwriter. Having sold over 70 million records, Pausini is the fourth best-selling female singer in Latin music. In 2006, Pausini became the first female Italian musician to receive a Grammy Award. In 2021, her song Io sì (Seen) became the first Italian-language song to win the Golden Globe for Best Original Song.

 3 Cecilia Bartoli

Cecilia Bartoli
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Famous As: Singer
Birthdate: June 4, 1966
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Rome, Italy

 4 Renata Tebaldi

Renata Tebaldi
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Famous As: Singer
Birthdate: February 1, 1922
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Pesaro, Italy
Died: December 19, 2004

 5 Violante Placido

Violante Placido
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Famous As: Actress most famous for her roles in films like the comic book adaptation Ghost Rider and its sequel, Ghost Rider: Spirit of Vengeance
Birthdate: May 1, 1976
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Rome, Italy

 6 Sabrina Salerno

Sabrina Salerno
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Famous As: Singer
Birthdate: March 15, 1968
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Genoa, Italy

Once likened to pop icon Samantha Fox, Sabrina Salerno was a pop diva from the 1980s. She began her career winning a beauty contest and then became a known face on Italian TV, with shows such as Premiatissima. She later soared to fame with tracks such as Sexy Girl and Boys.

 7 Mirella Freni

Mirella Freni
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Famous As: Operatic soprano
Birthdate: February 27, 1935
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Modena, Italy
Died: February 9, 2020
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 8 Raffaella Carra

Raffaella Carra
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Famous As: Singer
Birthdate: June 18, 1943
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Bologna, Italy
Died: July 5, 2021

Raffaella Carra was an Italian singer, television presenter, dancer, and actress. She achieved immense popularity across Europe and Latin America during the peak of her illustrious career. An icon of women's liberation, Raffaella Carra supported the LGBT movement and was honored at the 2017 World Pride Madrid with the Gay Icon award.

 9 Adelina Patti

Adelina Patti
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Famous As: Opera Singer
Birthdate: February 10, 1843
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Madrid, Spain
Died: September 27, 1919

 10 Elettra Lamborghini

Elettra Lamborghini
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Famous As: Singer, Model
Birthdate: May 17, 1994
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Bologna, Italy

Elettra Lamborghini began her career with TV reality shows such as Gran Hermano VIP and Super Shore. She later soared to fame with her chart-busting track Pem Pem, which was viewed over 4 million times in its debut week. Her track Tócame from Twerking Queen featured Grammy Award-winning rapper Pitbull.

 11 Cristina Scabbia

Cristina Scabbia
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Famous As: Singer
Birthdate: June 6, 1972
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Milan, Italy

 12 Alida Valli

Alida Valli
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Famous As: Former Actress who appeared in more than 100 films in a 70-year career
Birthdate: May 31, 1921
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Pola, Italy
Died: April 22, 2006

 13 Gloria Guida

Gloria Guida
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Famous As: Actress, Model best known for starring in commedia erotica all'italiana, particularly the La liceale series, and also in erotic coming-of-age-drama films in the mid-1970s
Birthdate: November 19, 1955
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Meran, Italy

 14 Mina

Mina
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Famous As: Singer
Birthdate: March 25, 1940
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Busto Arsizio, Italy

 15 Renata Scotto

Renata Scotto
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Famous As: Soprano singer
Birthdate: February 24, 1934
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Savona, Italy

 16 Caterina Valente

Caterina Valente
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Famous As: Singer
Birthdate: January 14, 1931
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Paris, France

Caterina Valente is an Italian-French guitarist, multilingual singer, actress, and dancer. Valente, who sings in 11 languages, has worked with artists around the world. She has worked with international stars like Louis Armstrong, Ella Fitzgerald, Buddy Rich, and Chet Baker. One of her songs titled Bongo cha cha cha was used in the 2019 American film Spider-Man: Far From Home.

 17 Madame

Madame
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Famous As: Singer-Songwriter
Birthdate: January 16, 2002
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Creazzo, Italy

 18 Silvia Colloca

Silvia Colloca
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: July 23, 1977
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Milan, Italy

Silvia Colloca is an Italian-Australian actress, cookbook author, opera singer, and TV cookery show personality.  An opera-trained mezzo-soprano, she worked in musical theater before becoming an actress. She later created her own TV cookery shows that earned her much international prominence. She also runs a successful YouTube channel in collaboration with Marion Grasby.  

 19 Timi Yuro

Timi Yuro
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Famous As: Singer-Songwriter
Birthdate: August 4, 1940
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Chicago, Illinois, United States
Died: March 30, 2004

 20 Raffaella Fico

Raffaella Fico
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Famous As: Model
Birthdate: January 29, 1988
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Cercola, Italy

 21 Gianna Nannini

Gianna Nannini
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Famous As: Singer-songwriter
Birthdate: June 14, 1956
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Siena, Italy

 22 Anna Maria Alberghetti

Anna Maria Alberghetti
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Famous As: Actress, Soprano
Birthdate: May 15, 1936
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Pesaro, Italy

 23 Gala

Gala
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Famous As: Singer
Birthdate: September 6, 1975
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Milan, Italy

 24 Gigliola Cinquetti

Gigliola Cinquetti
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Famous As: Singer-songwriter, Actress
Birthdate: December 20, 1947
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Verona, Italy

Gigliola Cinquetti is an Italian actress, singer, songwriter, and television presenter. After winning the Sanremo Music Festival at the age of 16, Cinquetti went on to represent her country in the Eurovision Song Contest 1964. She became the youngest winner when she gave Italy its first victory in the event. Cinquetti returned to the contest in 1974 and finished second. 

 25 Claudia Mori

Claudia Mori
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Famous As: Producer
Birthdate: February 12, 1944
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Rome, Italy

 26 Loredana Berte

Loredana Berte
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Famous As: Singer
Birthdate: September 20, 1950
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Bagnara Calabra, Italy

 27 Rita Pavone

Rita Pavone
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Famous As: Singer
Birthdate: August 23, 1945
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Turin, Italy

 28 Milva

Milva
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Famous As: Singer
Birthdate: July 17, 1939
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Goro, Emilia–Romagna, Italy
Died: April 23, 2021

 29 Mia Martini

Mia Martini
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Famous As: Singer
Birthdate: September 20, 1947
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Bagnara Calabra, Italy
Died: May 12, 1995

 30 Catherine Spaak

Catherine Spaak
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: April 3, 1945
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Boulogne-Billancourt, Hauts-de-Seine, France

 31 Francesca Michielin

Francesca Michielin
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Famous As: Singer-songwriter
Birthdate: February 25, 1995
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Bassano del Grappa, Italy

 32 Spagna

Spagna
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Famous As: Singer-songwriter
Birthdate: December 16, 1954
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Valeggio sul Mincio, Italy

 33 Casadilego

Casadilego
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Famous As: Singer
Birthdate: March 22, 2003
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Bellante, Italy

 34 Baby K

Baby K
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Famous As: Singer-songwriter
Birthdate: February 5, 1983
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Singapore

 35 Lodovica Comello

Lodovica Comello
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: April 13, 1990
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: San Daniele del Friuli, Italy

 36 Cristina Scuccia

Cristina Scuccia
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Famous As: Singer, Nun
Birthdate: August 19, 1988
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Vittoria, Italy

 37 Manuela Arcuri

Manuela Arcuri
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: January 8, 1977
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Anagni, Italy

 38 Annalisa

Annalisa
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Famous As: Singer
Birthdate: August 5, 1985
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Savona, Italy

 39 Ambra Angiolini

Ambra Angiolini
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Famous As: Actress, Singer
Birthdate: April 22, 1977
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Rome, Italy

Ambra Angiolini is an Italian TV host, actress, and singer. One of the most critically acclaimed actresses of her generation, Angiolini won several prestigious awards like the David di Donatello Award and the Nastro d'Argento for her portrayal of Roberta in her debut film Saturn in Opposition. Since then, Angiolini has played important roles in many films like The Choice.  

 40 Ornella Vanoni

Ornella Vanoni
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Famous As: Singer
Birthdate: September 22, 1934
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Milan, Italy

 41 Senhit

Senhit
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Famous As: Singer
Birthdate: October 1, 1979
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Bologna, Italy

 42 Emma Marrone

Emma Marrone
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Famous As: Singer-songwriter
Birthdate: May 25, 1984
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Florence, Italy

 43 Anna Oxa

Anna Oxa
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Famous As: Singer who released such chart-topping singles as "Un'emozione da poco" and "È tutto un attimo."
Birthdate: April 28, 1961
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Bari, Italy

 44 Elodie

Elodie
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Famous As: Singer, Model
Birthdate: May 3, 1990
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Rome, Italy

 45 Giorgia

Giorgia
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Famous As: Singer-songwriter
Birthdate: April 26, 1971
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Rome, Italy

 46 Naike Rivelli

Naike Rivelli
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: October 10, 1974
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Munich, Germany

 47 Alexia

Alexia
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Famous As: Singer
Birthdate: May 19, 1967
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: La Spezia, Italy

 48 Anna Tatangelo

Anna Tatangelo
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Famous As: Singer
Birthdate: January 9, 1987
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Sora, Italy

 49 Nada

Nada
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Famous As: Singer
Birthdate: November 17, 1953
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Gabbro, Italy

 50 Sandra Milo

Sandra Milo
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: March 11, 1933
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Tunis, Tunisia