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
(Musician, Singer-songwriter)

11 February 1962

American

Amy WinehouseAmy Winehouse
(Singer-songwriter, Guitarist, Jazz musician, Singer, Jazz guitarist)

14 September 1983

British

Christine McVieChristine McVie
(Singer-songwriter, Singer, Songwriter, Pianist)

12 July 1943

British

Eva CassidyEva Cassidy
(Singer, Jazz musician)

02 February 1963

American

Alison MoyetAlison Moyet
(Singer, Singer-songwriter)

18 June 1961

British

Alexa Ray JoelAlexa Ray Joel
(Singer, Singer-songwriter, Composer, Pianist)

29 December 1985

American

Susan TedeschiSusan Tedeschi
(Singer-songwriter, Singer, Composer, Guitarist)

09 November 1970

American

Lucinda WilliamsLucinda Williams
(Singer-songwriter, Singer, Guitarist)

26 January 1953

American

Beth HartBeth Hart
(Singer-songwriter, Musician, Singer, Composer)

24 January 1972

American

Sarah VaughanSarah Vaughan
(Singer, Jazz musician, Pianist)

27 March 1924

American

Corinne Bailey RaeCorinne Bailey Rae
(Singer-songwriter, Singer, Guitarist, Jazz musician)

26 February 1979

British

Mia ZapataMia Zapata
(Singer, Musician, Guitarist, Pianist)

25 August 1965

American

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Joan OsborneJoan Osborne
(Singer, Singer-songwriter, Composer, Record producer)

08 July 1962

American

Audrey WilliamsAudrey Williams
(Musician, Songwriter)

28 February 1923

American

Dinah WashingtonDinah Washington
(Singer, Jazz musician)

29 August 1924

American

Joan ArmatradingJoan Armatrading
(Guitarist, Singer-songwriter, Composer, Record producer, Music arranger)

09 December 1950

British

Ma RaineyMa Rainey
(Street artist, Musician)

26 April 1886

American

Melody GardotMelody Gardot
(Singer-songwriter, Jazz musician, Singer, Composer, Pianist)

02 February 1985

American

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Big Mama ThorntonBig Mama Thornton
(Musician, Singer)

11 December 1926

American

Elkie BrooksElkie Brooks
(Singer)

25 February 1945

British

Karise EdenKarise Eden
(Singer, Songwriter)

11 July 1992

Australian

Leonor WatlingLeonor Watling
(Actor, Singer, Musician, Songwriter)

28 July 1975

Spanish

Dana GillespieDana Gillespie
(Actor, Singer, Songwriter)

30 March 1949

British

Maggie BellMaggie Bell
(Singer)

12 January 1945

British

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Julia StoneJulia Stone
(Singer)

13 April 1984

Australian

Sandi ThomSandi Thom
(Singer, Songwriter)

11 August 1981

Scottish

MinaMina
(singer, actor, jazz musician, television presenter)

25 March 1940

Swiss,Italian

Shingai ShoniwaShingai Shoniwa
(Singer, Guitarist, Songwriter)

01 September 1981

British

GabrielleGabrielle

19 July 1970

British

Susheela RamanSusheela Raman
(Singer, Jazz musician)

21 July 1973

British

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MakSimMakSim
(Singer, Composer, Record producer)

10 June 1983

Russian

DuffyDuffy
(SOUL SINGER)

23 June 1984

British

Sister Katy MarieSister Katy Marie

20 March 1915

American