Throughout history, there have been many women who have made significant contribution to the field. The list includes many familiar and great female such as Sheryl Crow, Amy Winehouse, Eva Cassidy, Nina Simone, Christine McVie.The women featured in this list are from United States, United Kingdom, Canada & Australia and many more countries.
Sheryl CrowSheryl Crow
11 February 1962, American
Musician, Singer-songwriter
Lucinda WilliamsLucinda Williams
26 January 1953, American
Singer-songwriter, Singer, Guitarist

Eva CassidyEva Cassidy
02 February 1963, American
Singer, Jazz musician

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

Alison MoyetAlison Moyet
18 June 1961, British
Singer, Singer-songwriter

Joan OsborneJoan Osborne
08 July 1962, American
Singer, Singer-songwriter, Composer, Record
Ma RaineyMa Rainey
26 April 1886, American
Street artist, Musician

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

Beth HartBeth Hart
24 January 1972, American
Singer-songwriter, Musician, Singer, Composer
Mia ZapataMia Zapata
25 August 1965, American
Singer, Musician, Guitarist, Pianist

Melody GardotMelody Gardot
02 February 1985, American
Singer-songwriter, Jazz musician, Singer,
Susan TedeschiSusan Tedeschi
09 November 1970, American
Singer-songwriter, Singer, Composer, Guitarist

Dinah WashingtonDinah Washington
29 August 1924, American

Audrey WilliamsAudrey Williams
28 February 1923, American
Musician, Songwriter

Big Mama ThorntonBig Mama Thornton
11 December 1926, American
Musician, Singer

Elkie BrooksElkie Brooks
25 February 1945, British
Zola TaylorZola Taylor
17 March 1938, American

Susheela RamanSusheela Raman
21 July 1973, British
Singer, Jazz musician

Julia StoneJulia Stone
13 April 1984, Australian

Maggie BellMaggie Bell
12 January 1945, British
Leonor WatlingLeonor Watling
28 July 1975, Spanish
Actor, Singer, Musician, Songwriter

Karise EdenKarise Eden
11 July 1992, Australian
Singer, Songwriter
Dana GillespieDana Gillespie
30 March 1949, British
Actor, Singer, Songwriter

Sandi ThomSandi Thom
11 August 1981, Scottish
Singer, Songwriter

Shingai ShoniwaShingai Shoniwa
01 September 1981, British
Singer, Guitarist, Songwriter
25 March 1940, Swiss, Italian
singer, actor, jazz musician, television presenter

Ella Mae MorseElla Mae Morse
12 September 1924, American
10 June 1983, Russian
Singer, Composer, Record producer

23 June 1984, British

16 April 1970, British
Etta BakerEtta Baker
31 March 1913, American