Female Pop Musicians

Throughout history, there have been many female Pop musicians who have made significant contribution to their field. The list includes many familiar and great female such as Taylor Swift, Rita Ora, Paula Abdul, Sheryl Crow, Vanessa Carlton. The women featured in this list are from United States, United Kingdom, Canada & Australia and many more countries.

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 Rita Ora

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Famous As: Singer
Birthdate: November 26, 1990
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Pristina, SFR Yugoslavia

Rita Ora is a popular singer and actress who became the first British female solo artist to release 13 top ten songs in the UK. Also a well-known philanthropist, Rita Ora was appointed as one of the ambassadors for UNICEF UK in 2019. She performs quite frequently in charity concerts and supports several charity organizations.

 2 Sade Adu

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Famous As: Singer-Songwriter
Birthdate: January 16, 1959
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Ibadan, Nigeria

Nigerian-British singer Helen Folasade Adu, or Sade Adu, often blends Afro-Cuban tunes with soul and smooth jazz in her music. The Grammy Award winner had initially studied fashion designing and been a model. The founder of the band Sade, she has released iconic tracks such as No Ordinary Love.

 3 Charli XCX

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Famous As: Singer
Birthdate: August 2, 1992
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Cambridge, England
Charli XCX began her career by posting songs on Myspace. She then began performing at parties, eventually gaining fame with collaborations such as I Love It, with Icona Pop, and Fancy, with Iggy Azalea. She released Billboard charters such as Boom Clap and co-wrote the Shawn Mendes-Camila Cabello hit Señorita.

 4 Emma Bunton

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Famous As: Actor, Television presenter, Singer-songwriter, Singer, Model, Karateka
Birthdate: January 21, 1976
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Finchley

Part of the iconic British all-girl pop band of the 1990s, Spice Girls, Emma Bunton was nicknamed Baby Spice, for being the youngest in the group. Known for her signature pigtails and bright blue eyes, she later went solo and also appeared in the BBC One series Absolutely Fabulous.

 5 Sheryl Crow

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Famous As: Musician, Singer-songwriter
Birthdate: February 11, 1962
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Kennett, Missouri, United States

Sheryl Crow is an American musician, actress, and singer-songwriter. Over the years, Crow has contributed to several film soundtracks, including the iconic theme song for the popular James Bond movie Tomorrow Never Dies. After being diagnosed with intraductal carcinoma, a form of breast cancer, Sheryl Crow opened the Sheryl Crow Imaging Center by joining hands with her surgeon Kristi Funk.

 6 Paula Abdul

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Famous As: Singer-songwriter
Birthdate: June 19, 1962
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: San Fernando, California, United States

Starting her career as a cheerleader, Paula Abdul went on to choreograph music videos for Janet Jackson. She then tried her hand at singing-songwriting and released a highly successful debut studio album. Also an award-winning actress, Paula was honored with a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. She has also appeared in TV shows like American Idol.

 7 Dusty Springfield

Dusty Springfield
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Famous As: Singer, Artist, Cleric
Birthdate: April 16, 1939
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: West Hampstead, London,England
Died: March 2, 1999
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 8 Kacey Musgraves

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Famous As: Singer-Songwriter
Birthdate: August 21, 1988
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Golden, Texas, United States
Country singer Kacey Musgraves has won six Grammys, including one for her debut album, Same Trailer Different Park. She had started as part of the children’s country duo Texas Two Bits and explored a solo career later. She has also appeared on the singing reality show Nashville Star.

 9 Anni-Frid Lyngstad

Anni-Frid Lyngstad
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Famous As: Singer
Birthdate: November 15, 1945
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Bjørkåsen, Ballangen, Norway

 10 AJ Michalka

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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: April 10, 1991
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Torrance, California

AJ Michalka is an American actress, musician, and singer-songwriter. She is credited with forming the popular pop duo Aly & AJ along with her sister Alyson Renae Michalka. Also a respected actress and voice actress, AJ Michalka has contributed to the success of several TV series, such as Steven Universe and The Goldbergs.

 11 Vera Lynn

Vera Lynn
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Famous As: Actor, Singer, Singer-songwriter
Birthdate: March 20, 1917
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: East Ham

 12 Patsy Kensit

Patsy Kensit
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Famous As: Actor, Singer
Birthdate: March 4, 1968
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Hounslow

 13 Clairo

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Famous As: Record Producer
Birthdate: August 18, 1998
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Carlisle, Massachusetts, US
Indie singer Clairo began posting songs on SoundCloud at age 13. She initially recorded covers and soared to fame with her viral track Pretty Girl, a song recorded for the Transgender Law Center, in 2017. Her single Sofia was a Billboard Hot 100-charter. She came out as bisexual on Twitter

 14 Tori Amos

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Famous As: Musician and Singer
Birthdate: August 22, 1963
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Newton
Alternative rock singer Tori Amos is known for her songs that highlight issues such as feminism. Amos was the youngest to win a music scholarship to the Peabody Institute. She performed with the group Y Kant Tori Read before going solo. She is associated with RAINN, a sexual abuse helpline. 

 15 Duffy

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Famous As: SOUL SINGER
Birthdate: June 23, 1984
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Nefyn

 16 Vanessa Carlton

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Famous As: American singer-songwriter
Birthdate: August 16, 1980
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Milford
Vanessa Carlton is known for her Billboard-charting debut single, A Thousand Miles, and her platinum-certified debut album, Be Not Nobody. Her album Rabbits on the Run was inspired by A Brief History of Time. The three-time Grammy nominee is also openly bisexual and married to Deer Tick member John McCauley.

 17 Emily Kinney

Emily Kinney
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Famous As: actor, musician, singer, stage actor, television actor
Birthdate: August 15, 1985
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Nebraska

 18 Sunidhi Chauhan

Sunidhi Chauhan
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Famous As: Singer, Actor
Birthdate: August 14, 1983
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: New Delhi, India

A musical prodigy, Sunidhi Chauhan had started performing at events at age 4. Discovered by actor Tabassum, she quit school and plunged into a full-fledged music career, winning several reality shows. She then soared to fame with her playback singing in Mast and now has three Filmfare awards in her kitty.

 19 Kim Wilde

Kim Wilde
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Famous As: Singer, Landscape architect, Songwriter, Television presenter
Birthdate: November 18, 1960
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Chiswick

 20 Orianthi

Orianthi
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Famous As: Rock Musician, Singer
Birthdate: January 22, 1985
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Adelaide, Australia

Named one among the 12 Greatest Female Electric Guitarists by Elle magazine, Australian musician, singer and songwriter Orianthi Penny Panagaris began playing the guitar at the age of three and moved to acoustic by six. At fifteen, she began her professional career, concurrently focusing on songwriting and released her debut independent album at the age of 20. 

 21 Chynna Phillips

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Famous As: Singer, Actor, Television actor
Birthdate: February 12, 1968
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Los Angeles

 22 Alexandra Burke

Alexandra Burke
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Famous As: Singer
Birthdate: August 25, 1988
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Greater London

 23 Anne Murray

Anne Murray
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Famous As: Singer
Birthdate: June 20, 1945
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Springhill, Canada
Canadian singer Anne Murray became the first Canadian female solo artist with No. 1 tracks on the American charts and the first to get a “gold” certification. The four-time Grammy-winning artist is best known for hits such as Snowbird and is part of the Canadian Country Music Hall of Fame.

 24 Natasha Bedingfield

Natasha Bedingfield
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Famous As: Singer-songwriter, Singer
Birthdate: November 26, 1981
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: London

 25 Kiki Dee

Kiki Dee
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Famous As: Singer, Musician, Songwriter
Birthdate: March 6, 1947
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Bradford

 26 Darlene Love

Darlene Love
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Famous As: Singer, Film actor
Birthdate: July 26, 1941
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Los Angeles

 27 Sarah Harding

Sarah Harding
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Famous As: Actor, Singer
Birthdate: November 17, 1981
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Ascot

 28 Nina Nesbitt

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Famous As: Musician, Singer, Songwriter
Birthdate: July 11, 1994
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Edinburgh

 29 Cassidy Freeman

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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: April 22, 1982
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Chicago, Illinois, United States

 30 Kym Marsh

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Famous As: Actor, Singer
Birthdate: June 13, 1976
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Whiston

 31 Jane Wiedlin

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Famous As: Musician
Birthdate: May 20, 1958
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Oconomowoc, Wisconsin, United States

Jane Wiedlin is an American singer-songwriter, musician, and actress. She achieved popularity as the backing vocalist and rhythm guitarist of the popular band The Go-Go's. Jane Wiedlin is also an ardent animal rights activist; she works closely with organizations, such as PETA. An openly bisexual musician, Jane Wiedlin serves as an inspiration to the LGBT community.

 32 Mollie King

Mollie King
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Famous As: Singer, Guitarist, Model
Birthdate: June 4, 1987
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: London Borough of Wandsworth

 33 Belinda Peregrín

Belinda Peregrín
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Famous As: Actor, Singer, Pianist, Television actor, Model, Songwriter
Birthdate: August 15, 1989
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Ciudad Guayana

Mexican singer-songwriter and actress Belinda Peregrín, tagged as "Princess of Latin Pop" by international press is best known for her commercially hit studio albums like Belinda and Utopía and singles like Vivir, which made her the third best-selling female Mexican act. She also had screen success with films like The Cheetah Girls 2 and Mexican telenovelas like Amigos x siempre.   

 34 Sara Dallin

Sara Dallin
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Famous As: Singer-songwriter, Singer
Birthdate: December 17, 1961
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Bristol

 35 Katelyn Nacon

Katelyn Nacon
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: June 11, 1999
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Atlanta, Georgia, United States

 36 Rachel Stevens

Rachel Stevens
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Famous As: Actor, Singer, Singer-songwriter, Model
Birthdate: April 9, 1978
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: London

 37 Nicole Appleton

Nicole Appleton
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Famous As: Actor, Singer
Birthdate: December 7, 1974
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Hamilton

 38 Cassie Scerbo

Cassie Scerbo
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: March 30, 1990
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Long Island, New York, United States

 39 Grace Chatto

Grace Chatto
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Famous As: Cellist
Birthdate: December 10, 1985
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: London, England

 40 Faye Tozer

Faye Tozer
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Famous As: Singer
Birthdate: November 14, 1975
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Northampton, England, UK

 41 Mutya Buena

Mutya Buena
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Famous As: Singer-songwriter, Singer
Birthdate: May 21, 1985
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: London

 42 Liz Mitchell

Liz Mitchell
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Famous As: Singer
Birthdate: July 12, 1952
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Clarendon Parish

 43 Julia Lennon

Julia Lennon
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Famous As: Musician
Birthdate: March 12, 1914
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Liverpool, England, United Kingdom
Died: July 15, 1958

Julia Lennon was a British woman and the mother of popular singer-songwriter John Lennon. Julia helped John learn musical instruments like the ukulele and banjo. She also played an important role in his life and was the inspiration behind some of John's popular songs like Mother and Julia. She was played by Christine Kavanagh in John's biopic In His Life.

 44 Ofra Haza

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Famous As: Singer, Voice actor, Actor, Composer, Journalist, Pianist, Songwriter
Birthdate: November 19, 1957
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Tel Aviv
Died: February 23, 2000

Ofra Haza was an Israeli actress and singer who achieved great popularity in the Western world where she came to be known as the Madonna of the East. An influential cultural figure in Israel, Ofra Haza played a major role in popularizing the Mizrahi culture. During her illustrious singing career, Haza earned several gold and platinum discs.

 45 Heidi Range

Heidi Range
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Famous As: Singer
Birthdate: May 23, 1983
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Liverpool, England

 46 Foxes

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Birthdate: April 29, 1989
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Southampton

 47 Carol Kaye

Carol Kaye
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Famous As: Musician
Birthdate: March 24, 1935
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Everett, Washington, USA

 48 Tanita Tikaram

Tanita Tikaram
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Famous As: Singer, Composer, Songwriter
Birthdate: August 12, 1969
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Münster

 49 Sandie Shaw

Sandie Shaw
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Famous As: Singer
Birthdate: February 26, 1947
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Dagenham

 50 Willa Ford

Willa Ford
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Famous As: Singer-songwriter
Birthdate: January 22, 1981
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Ruskin, Florida, United States