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The 50+ Best Female Artists Under 25  

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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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Courtney Hadwin is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The 50+ Best Female Artists Under 25
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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Marilia Adamaki is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The 50+ Best Female Artists Under 25
IrisAristi added Age 23
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Grace VanderWaal is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The 50+ Best Female Artists Under 25
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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Zendaya is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The 50+ Best Female Artists Under 25
Age 22
Zendaya Maree Stoermer Coleman (born September 1, 1996) is an American actress and singer. She began her career appearing as a child model and backup dancer, before gaining prominence for her ...more
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Billie Eilish is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The 50+ Best Female Artists Under 25
Age 17
Billie Eilish Pirate Baird O'Connell (born December 18, 2001), known professionally as Billie Eilish, is an American singer and songwriter signed to Interscope Records. Her first experience with ...more
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Camila Cabello is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The 50+ Best Female Artists Under 25
Age 22
Karla Camila Cabello Estrabao (born March 3, 1997) is a Cuban-American singer and songwriter. She rose to fame as a member of the girl group Fifth Harmony, formed during the second season of The ...more
7
Alessia Cara is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The 50+ Best Female Artists Under 25
Age 22
Alessia Caracciolo (born July 11, 1996), known professionally as Alessia Cara, is a Canadian singer and songwriter. After producing acoustic covers she signed with Def Jam Recordings and ...more
8
Lorde is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The 50+ Best Female Artists Under 25
Age 22
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
9
Halsey is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The 50+ Best Female Artists Under 25
Age 24
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
10
Normani is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The 50+ Best Female Artists Under 25
Age 22
Normani Kordei Hamilton (born May 31, 1996), recording mononymously as Normani, is an American singer, songwriter and dancer. She is a former member of the girl group Fifth Harmony. In 2017, she ...more
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Dua Lipa is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The 50+ Best Female Artists Under 25
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
12
Hailee Steinfeld is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The 50+ Best Female Artists Under 25
Age 19
Hailee Steinfeld (born December 11, 1996) is an American actress and singer. She made her breakthrough starring as Mattie Ross in True Grit (2010), for which she was nominated for numerous ...more
13
Ella Mai is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The 50+ Best Female Artists Under 25
Age 24
Ella Mai Howell (born November 3, 1994) is an English singer and songwriter. She is signed to DJ Mustard's label 10 Summers Records and has released three extended plays. Her most recent EP, ...more
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Zara Larsson is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The 50+ Best Female Artists Under 25
Age 21
Zara Maria Larsson (born December 16, 1997) is a Swedish singer and songwriter. At the age of 10, she achieved national fame in Sweden for winning the 2008 season of the talent show Talang, the ...more
15
Willow Smith is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The 50+ Best Female Artists Under 25
Age 18
Willow Camille Reign Smith (born October 31, 2000) is an American singer, songwriter, actress and dancer. She is the daughter of Will Smith and Jada Pinkett Smith, and the younger sister of ...more
16
Becky G is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The 50+ Best Female Artists Under 25
Age 22
Rebbeca Marie Gomez (born March 2, 1997), better known by her stage name Becky G, is an American singer and actress. Gomez first gained recognition in 2011 when she began posting videos of ...more
17
Sabrina Carpenter is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The 50+ Best Female Artists Under 25
Age 20
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
18
Bella Thorne is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The 50+ Best Female Artists Under 25
Age 21
Annabella Avery Thorne (born October 8, 1997) is an American actress and singer. She played Ruthy Spivey in the television series My Own Worst Enemy, Tancy Henrickson in the fourth season of Big ...more
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Kali Uchis is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The 50+ Best Female Artists Under 25
Age 24
Karly-Marina Loaiza (born July 17, 1994), better known as her stage name Kali Uchis, is a Colombian-American singer, songwriter, record producer, music video director, and fashion designer. In ...more
20
Noah Cyrus is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The 50+ Best Female Artists Under 25
Age 19
Noah Lindsey Cyrus (born January 8, 2000) is an American actress and singer. She voiced the title role in the English version of the 2009 animated feature film Ponyo. In 2016, she released her ...more
21
Lauren Alaina is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The 50+ Best Female Artists Under 25
Age 24
Lauren Alaina Kristine Suddeth (born November 8, 1994), who goes by Lauren Alaina, is an American country music singer, songwriter, and actress from Rossville, Georgia. Alaina was the runner-up ...more
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Kehlani is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The 50+ Best Female Artists Under 25
Age 24
Kehlani Ashley Parrish (born April 24, 1995) is an American singer, songwriter and dancer, signed to Atlantic Records. Kehlani is originally from Oakland, California, where she achieved initial ...more
23
Halle Bailey is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The 50+ Best Female Artists Under 25
Age 18
Halle Bailey (born March 27, 2000) is a child actor and one-half of R&B duo Chloe x Halle, with her older sister Chloe. Chloe x Halle signed with Beyonce's Parkwood Entertainment and ...more
24
Danielle Bradbery is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The 50+ Best Female Artists Under 25
Age 22
Danielle Simone Bradbery (born July 23, 1996) is an American country singer from Cypress, Texas. She won season four of NBC's The Voice in 2013, becoming the youngest contestant to come in first ...more
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Madison Beer is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The 50+ Best Female Artists Under 25
Age 20
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