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The 50+ Best Female Artists Under 25 

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Updated July 13, 2020 13.8k votes 2k voters 12.3k views 66 items

List Rules Vote up the most successful female artists who are 24 years old or younger.

If you're searching for up-and-coming young female artists to shake up your playlist, then look no further. From Billie Eilish to Chloe x Halle, you'll find some of the freshest new voices of female artists in their 20s, from all over the world.

Whether you're into country, rap, pop, or anything in between, you're sure to find new music you love from a variety of these female artists under 25. Here you’ll find the best female artists under 25, all of whom rock the mic in their own unique way.

If there’s anyone else you think belongs on this list of female singers in their 20s, feel free to add their names. We want this to be as thorough an account of the best young female rappers, young female singers, young female country singers, and young female pop singers as possible.

And don't forget to vote for your favorite young female musicians in order to help other music lovers out there discover new artists to watch!

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Marilia Adamaki is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The 50+ Best Female Artists Under 25
IrisAristi added Age: Age 23

Birthplace: Greece

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Laura Bretan is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The 50+ Best Female Artists Under 25
Geanina Ela added Age: Age 18

Birthplace: Chicago, United States Of America

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Courtney Hadwin is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The 50+ Best Female Artists Under 25
Age: Age 14
Courtney Ann Hadwin (born July 6, 2004) is a British singer, best known for competing on the ITV's The Voice Kids UK 2017 and the thirteenth season of the NBC competition show America's Got

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Sierra Nicole McCormick ... is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The 50+ Best Female Artists Under 25
fcbkfk99 added Age: 21

Birthplace: Asheville, North Carolina, USA

Sierra McCormick (born October 28, 1997) is an American actress, best known for her role as Olive Doyle in the Disney Channel Original Series, A.N.T. Farm, and her participation on the U.S. game ...more
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Maddie Marlow is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The 50+ Best Female Artists Under 25
Age: Age 23
Maddie Marlow (born July 7, 1995) is one-half of the Nashville-based country music duo Maddie & Tae who performs alongside Tae Dye. They released a self-titled EP in November of 2014. Maddie ...more
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Grace VanderWaal is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The 50+ Best Female Artists Under 25
Age: Age 15
Grace Avery VanderWaal (born January 15, 2004) is an American singer-songwriter from Suffern, NY. At age 12, she won the 11th season of the NBC competition show America's Got Talent, singing her ...more

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Yiren is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The 50+ Best Female Artists Under 25
Daisy Yoo added Age: Age 19

Birthplace: Zhejiang, Hangzhou, China

Wáng Yírén (born December 29, 2000), better known as Yiren, is a Chinese singer under Yuehua Entertainment. She is a member of the girl group EVERGLOW. In 2018, she finished ...more

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Madison Beer is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The 50+ Best Female Artists Under 25
Age: Age 20

Birthplace: Jericho, New York

Madison Elle Beer (born March 5, 1999) is an American singer and actress. She gained media attention after pop star Justin Bieber tweeted a link to a video of her singing. "Dead" was ...more

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Tkay Maidza is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The 50+ Best Female Artists Under 25
Age: Age 22
Takudzwa Victoria Rosa Maidza (born December 17, 1996), known by her stage name Tkay Maidza, is an Australian singer-songwriter and rapper, born in Zimbabwe.On 30 August, Tkay premiered her ...more
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Kodie Shane is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The 50+ Best Female Artists Under 25
Age: Age 20
Kodie Shane (born October 28, 1998) is a rapper from Atlanta, Georgia and only female member of the group The Sailing Team who became known for her spotlight verse on their single "All ...more

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Tae Dye is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The 50+ Best Female Artists Under 25
Age: Age 23
Taylor Dye (born September 18, 1995), who goes by Tae Dye, is one-half of the Nashville-based country music duo Maddie & Tae who performs alongside Madison Marlow. They released a ...more
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Niykee Heaton is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The 50+ Best Female Artists Under 25
Age: Age 24
Nicolet Aleta Heaton (born December 4, 1994), better known by her stage name Niykee Heaton, is an American singer. She was discovered through her YouTube channel after uploading acoustic guitar ...more
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Sihyeon is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The 50+ Best Female Artists Under 25
Daisy Yoo added Age: Age 20

Birthplace: South Korea

Kim Si-hyun (born August 5, 1999), better known as Sihyeon, is a South Korean singer under Yuehua Entertainment. She is a member of the girl group EVERGLOW.

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Sabrina Carpenter is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The 50+ Best Female Artists Under 25
Age: Age 20

Birthplace: Pennsylvania

Sabrina Annlynn Carpenter (born May 11, 1999) is an American singer, songwriter, and actress. She had a recurring role as the young version of Chloe Goodwin in The Goodwin Games and starred as ...more

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Halsey is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The 50+ Best Female Artists Under 25
Age: Age 24

Birthplace: Edison, New Jersey

Ashley Nicolette Frangipane (born September 29, 1994), known professionally as Halsey, is an American singer and songwriter. Her initial recognition came from her self-released music posted on ...more

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Kiiara is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The 50+ Best Female Artists Under 25
Age: Age 23
Kiara Saulters (born May 24, 1995), known professionally as Kiiara, is an American singer and songwriter from Wilmington, Illinois. She is currently signed to Atlantic Records. Her 2015 single ...more

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Lorde is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The 50+ Best Female Artists Under 25
Age: Age 22

Birthplace: Takapuna, Auckland, New Zealand

Ella Marija Lani Yelich-O'Connor (born November 7, 1996), known professionally as Lorde, is a New Zealand singer, songwriter, and record producer. Taking inspiration from aristocracy for her ...more

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Dua Lipa is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The 50+ Best Female Artists Under 25
Age: Age 23
Dua Lipa (born August 22, 1995) is an English singer, songwriter, and model. Her musical career began at age 14, when she began covering songs by other artists on YouTube. In 2015, she was ...more

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Ravyn Lenae is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The 50+ Best Female Artists Under 25
Age: Age 20
Ravyn Lenae Washington (born January 22, 1999), better known simply as Ravyn Lenae, is an American R&B singer-songwriter from Chicago who is currently signed to Atlantic Records and the ...more
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Lennon Stella is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The 50+ Best Female Artists Under 25
Age: Age 19
Lennon Ray Louise Stella (born August 13, 1999) is a Canadian singer and actress best known for her role as Maddie in the drama series Nashville. She and her sister, Maisy Stella, are the music ...more
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Ahin is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The 50+ Best Female Artists Under 25
Daisy Yoo added Age: Age 20

Birthplace: Wonju, South Korea

Lee Ah-in (born September 27, 1999) is a South Korean singer and a member of the girl group Momoland.

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Doja Cat is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The 50+ Best Female Artists Under 25
Age: Age 23
Amala Zandile Dlamini (born October 21, 1995), known professionally as Doja Cat, is an American singer, songwriter, rapper, and record producer currently based in Los Angeles. On August 10, ...more

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Sigrid is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The 50+ Best Female Artists Under 25
idl96 added Age: 22

Birthplace: Alesund, Norway

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Faith Marie is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The 50+ Best Female Artists Under 25
Faith Marie is a film actress.
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Lia Marie Johnson is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The 50+ Best Female Artists Under 25
Age: Age 22

Birthplace: Wahiawa, Hawaii

Lia Marie Johnson (born November 23, 1996) is an American singer, songwriter, actress and Internet personality notable for appearing in various web series, including the Emmy-winning web series ...more