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.
Janis JoplinJanis Joplin
19 January 1943, American
Singer
Linda RonstadtLinda Ronstadt
15 July 1946, American
Singer, Songwriter, Musician

Diana RossDiana Ross
26 March 1944, American
American singer

Aretha FranklinAretha Franklin
25 March 1942, American
Singer

Gwen VerdonGwen Verdon
13 January 1925, American
Actress

Eartha KittEartha Kitt
17 January 1927, American
Singer
Nina SimoneNina Simone
21 February 1933, American
Singer-songwriter, Composer

Ella FitzgeraldElla Fitzgerald
25 April 1917, American
Singer

Lena HorneLena Horne
30 June 1917, American
Singer

Joss StoneJoss Stone
11 April 1987, British
Soul Singer-songwriter
Bessie SmithBessie Smith
15 April 1894, American
Singer

Della ReeseDella Reese
06 July 1931, American
Singer, Actress
Diana KrallDiana Krall
16 November 1964, Canadian
Jazz Pianist

Roberta FlackRoberta Flack
10 February 1937, American
Singer, Pianist

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
Linda PurlLinda Purl
02 September 1955, American
Actress

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

Laura NyroLaura Nyro
18 October 1947, American
Songwriter

Phyllis HymanPhyllis Hyman
06 July 1949, American
Singer

Sylvia SymsSylvia Syms
02 December 1917, American
Singer
Deana MartinDeana Martin
19 August 1948, American
Singer
Kate SmithKate Smith
01 May 1907, American
Singer

Hazel ScottHazel Scott
11 June 1920, Trinidadian, American
Jazz Pianist

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

Valarie PettifordValarie Pettiford
08 July 1960, American
Actress
Blossom DearieBlossom Dearie
28 April 1924, American
pianist, singer, jazz musician

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

Carmen McRaeCarmen McRae
08 April 1920, American
Pianist, Actor, Jazz musician, Singer