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

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 Sinead O’Connor

Sinead O’Connor.
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Famous As: Singer-songwriter
Birthdate: December 8, 1966
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Glenageary, County Dublin, Ireland

Sinead O’Connor is an Irish singer and songwriter known for her controversial statements as much as for her work as a musician. Apart from releasing solo albums and singles, she has also collaborated with other artists and recorded songs for films. She often makes headlines for expressing views on subjects, such as women's rights, child abuse, sexuality, and organized religion.

 3 Sade Adu

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.

 4 Charli XCX

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.

 5 Sheryl Crow

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

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 Adrienne Bailon

Adrienne Bailon
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Famous As: Actor, Singer, Singer-songwriter, Composer, Dancer, Television actor
Birthdate: October 24, 1983
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Lower East Side
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 8 Kacey Musgraves

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 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

 11 Jessica Jung

Jessica Jung.
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Famous As: Singer-songwriter, Actress, Model
Birthdate: April 18, 1989
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: San Francisco, California
Korean-American entertainer Jessica Jung is a former member of the South Korean girl band Girls' Generation. She has also appeared as Elle Woods in the Korean version of Legally Blonde and has starred in the series Wild Romance. She owns a fashion brand and has released a bestselling novel, too.

 12 Chynna Phillips

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

 13 AJ Michalka

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.

 14 Debbie Gibson

Debbie Gibson
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Famous As: Singer-songwriter, Singer, Actor, Composer, Film producer, Musician, Record producer, Pianist, Television actor
Birthdate: August 31, 1970
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Brooklyn

 15 Natalia Tena

Natalia Tena.
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: November 1, 1984
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: London, United Kingdom

Natalia Tena is an English actress and musician,  best known for playing Nymphadora Tonks in the Harry Potter film series. She was interested in the performing arts since childhood. She began her career as a street musician, working as a busker on the London Underground. She then joined a theater group and soon branched out into acting.

 16 Vera Lynn

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

 17 Taylor Swift

Taylor Swift.
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Famous As: Singer-songwriter
Birthdate: December 13, 1989
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Reading, Pennsylvania, United States

American pop and country music singer-songwriter, Taylor Swift is a multiple Grammy award winning artist who has inspired a number of hopeful musicians. A talented artist since a young age, she achieved success with her first single and debut album in 2006. Since then, the Fearless star has not looked back and also made her acting debut in 2009.

 18 Clairo

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

 19 Tori Amos

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. 

 20 Sarah McLachlan

Sarah McLachlan.
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Famous As: Singer-songwriter
Birthdate: January 28, 1968
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
Canadian singer Sarah Ann McLachlan is best known for her signature ballads and her bestselling album Surfacing. The three-time Grammy-winning and nine-time Juno-winning artist has also launched a free music school for disadvantaged youth and works against animal cruelty. She also launched the Lilith Fair, to promote female music artists.

 21 Patsy Kensit

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

 22 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

 23 Sunidhi Chauhan

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

 24 Vanessa Carlton

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.

 25 Michelle Phillips

Michelle Phillips
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Famous As: Television actor, Singer, Actor, Singer-songwriter, Composer, Model
Birthdate: June 4, 1944
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Long Beach

 26 Duffy

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

 27 Emma Bunton

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.

 28 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

 29 Aimee Mann

Aimee Mann.
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Famous As: Alternative Artist
Birthdate: September 8, 1960
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Richmond

Aimee Mann is an American singer and songwriter whose song Save Me, which she recorded for the soundtrack of the film Magnolia, earned her a Grammy Award and Academy Award nomination. Apart from being a singer and songwriter, Aimee Mann has also made several appearances on film and television. She also appears on the albums of other artists.

 30 Alexandra Burke

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

 31 Sarah Harding

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

 32 Kym Marsh

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

 33 Lesley Gore

Lesley Gore
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Famous As: Singer, Musician, Actor
Birthdate: May 2, 1946
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: New York City
Died: February 16, 2015

 34 Natasha Bedingfield

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

 35 Kiki Dee

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

 36 Darlene Love

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

 37 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

 38 Nina Nesbitt

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

 39 Cassidy Freeman

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

 40 Jane Wiedlin

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.

 41 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.   

 42 Rachel Stevens

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

 43 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

 44 Katelyn Nacon

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

 45 Nicole Appleton

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

 46 Grace Chatto

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

 47 Mutya Buena

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

 48 Foxes

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

 49 Sara Dallin

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

 50 Faye Tozer

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