VOTE 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
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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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Billie Eilish is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The 50+ Best Female Artists Under 25
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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) 3 on the list The 50+ Best Female Artists Under 25
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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
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Lorde is listed (or ranked) 4 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
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Grace VanderWaal is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The 50+ Best Female Artists Under 25
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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) 6 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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Halsey is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The 50+ Best Female Artists Under 25
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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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Alessia Cara is listed (or ranked) 8 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
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Dua Lipa is listed (or ranked) 9 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
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Hailee Steinfeld is listed (or ranked) 10 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
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Bella Thorne is listed (or ranked) 11 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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Willow Smith is listed (or ranked) 12 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
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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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Lauren Alaina is listed (or ranked) 14 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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Zara Larsson is listed (or ranked) 15 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
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Sigrid is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The 50+ Best Female Artists Under 25
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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
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Danielle Bradbery is listed (or ranked) 18 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) 19 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
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Lauren Jauregui is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The 50+ Best Female Artists Under 25
Age 22
Lauren Michelle Jauregui Morgado (born June 27, 1996) is an American singer and songwriter. She is a former member of the girl group Fifth Harmony. Jauregui began experimenting with different ...more
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Kalie Shorr is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The 50+ Best Female Artists Under 25
Age 24
Kalie Shorr (born July 11, 1994) is an American country music singer-songwriter based in Nashville, Tennessee. In 2016, her debut single "Fight Like a Girl" began to receive national ...more
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Normani is listed (or ranked) 22 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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Noah Cyrus is listed (or ranked) 23 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
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Daya is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The 50+ Best Female Artists Under 25
Age 20
Grace Martine Tandon (born October 24, 1998), professionally known as Daya, is an American singer and songwriter from Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. She is signed to Artbeatz, Z Entertainment, and ...more
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dodie is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The 50+ Best Female Artists Under 25
Age 24
Dorothy Miranda "Dodie" Clark (born April 11, 1995) is an English singer, songwriter, author, YouTuber and artist from Epping, Essex. Clark posts both original songs and cover songs on ...more