Throughout history, there have been many women jazz singers who have made significant contribution to the field. The list includes many familiar and great female jazz singers such as Janis Joplin, Diana Ross, Aretha Franklin, Linda Ronstadt, Joss Stone.The women jazz singers featured in this list are from United States, United Kingdom, Canada & Australia and many more countries.
Diana RossDiana Ross
26 March 1944, American
American singer
Linda RonstadtLinda Ronstadt
15 July 1946, American
Singer, Songwriter, Musician

Janis JoplinJanis Joplin
19 January 1943, American
Singer

Nina SimoneNina Simone
21 February 1933, American
Singer-songwriter, Composer

Aretha FranklinAretha Franklin
25 March 1942, American
Singer

Ella FitzgeraldElla Fitzgerald
25 April 1917, American
Singer
Eartha KittEartha Kitt
17 January 1927, American
Singer

Lena HorneLena Horne
30 June 1917, American
Singer

Joss StoneJoss Stone
11 April 1987, British
Soul Singer-songwriter
Gwen VerdonGwen Verdon
13 January 1925, American
Actress

Diana KrallDiana Krall
16 November 1964, Canadian
Jazz Pianist
Bessie SmithBessie Smith
15 April 1894, American
Singer

Roberta FlackRoberta Flack
10 February 1937, American
Singer, Pianist

Della ReeseDella Reese
06 July 1931, American
Singer, Actress

Polly BergenPolly Bergen
14 July 1930, American
Actress

Leslie UggamsLeslie Uggams
25 May 1943, American
Actress
Jo StaffordJo Stafford
12 November 1917, American
Singer

Abbey LincolnAbbey Lincoln
06 August 1930, American
Singer, Songwriter, Actress, Civil Rights Activist

K. D. Lang K. D. Lang
02 November 1961, Canadian
Singer, Songwriter

Cybill Lynne ShepherdCybill Lynne Shepherd
18 February 1950, American
Actress
Macy GrayMacy Gray
06 September 1967, American
Singer-songwriter

June PointerJune Pointer
30 November 1953, American
Singer
Linda PurlLinda Purl
02 September 1955, American
Actress

Paloma FaithPaloma Faith
21 July 1981, British
Singer-songwriter

Sister Rosetta TharpeSister Rosetta Tharpe
20 March 1915, American
Singer
Rickie Lee JonesRickie Lee Jones
08 November 1954, American
Singer

Deana MartinDeana Martin
19 August 1948, American
Singer
Phyllis HymanPhyllis Hyman
06 July 1949, American
Singer

Laura NyroLaura Nyro
18 October 1947, American
Songwriter

Sylvia SymsSylvia Syms
02 December 1917, American
Singer
Hazel ScottHazel Scott
11 June 1920, Trinidadian, American
Jazz Pianist

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Phoebe SnowPhoebe Snow
17 July 1950, American
Singer-songwriter
Kate SmithKate Smith
01 May 1907, American
Singer

Meshell NdegeocelloMeshell Ndegeocello
29 August 1968, German, American
Singer-songwriter

Sophie TuckerSophie Tucker
13 January 1884, Ukrainian, American, Russian
Actress

Renee OlsteadRenee Olstead
18 June 1989, American
Actress
Blossom DearieBlossom Dearie
28 April 1924, American
pianist, singer, jazz musician
Ruth BrownRuth Brown
12 January 1928, American
Singer-songwriter

Valarie PettifordValarie Pettiford
08 July 1960, American
Actress

Teresa BrewerTeresa Brewer
07 May 1931, American
Singer

Carmen McRaeCarmen McRae
08 April 1920, American
Pianist, Actor, Jazz musician, Singer
Betty CarterBetty Carter
16 May 1929, American
Singer

Sade AduSade Adu
16 January 1959, Nigerian, British
Singer-Songwriter

Stacey KentStacey Kent
27 March 1968, American
Jazz musician, Singer, Radio personality

Dolores GrayDolores Gray
07 June 1924, American
Actress

Mildred BaileyMildred Bailey
27 February 1907, American
Singer
Achinoam NiniAchinoam Nini
23 June 1969, Israeli
Singer

Chris ConnorChris Connor
08 November 1927, American
Singer
Thelma CarpenterThelma Carpenter
15 January 1922, American
Singer

Susannah McCorkleSusannah McCorkle
01 January 1946, American
Jazz singer

Ella Mae MorseElla Mae Morse
12 September 1924, American
Singer
Patricia BarberPatricia Barber
08 November 1955, American
Singer

Gloria LynneGloria Lynne
23 November 1929, American
Vocalist
Rita ReysRita Reys
21 December 1924, Dutch
Singer

Beryl BrydenBeryl Bryden
11 May 1920, British
Singer

Helen O'ConnellHelen O'Connell
23 May 1920, American
Singer