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The Best Female Pop Singers Of 2020, Ranked

Updated November 13, 2020 112.8k votes 13.0k voters 137.1k views36 items

List RulesOnly female solo artists releasing new music in 2020

Update: Follow Ranker's official New Pop 2020 playlist on Spotify!

Here are the best female pop singers of 2020, ranked by fans everywhere. Only including artists releasing the best new music, this list of current female pop singers features new artists as well as famous singers, like Selena Gomez and Lady Gaga. The scene's most popular, established veterans and young, rising stars are both welcome here. Who are the top female pop solo artists of 2020? Which "it girl" is responsible for the year's biggest single?

Vote up the best women of pop in 2020, and add any popular artists missing from the list.

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  • Ariana Grande1
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    Ariana Grande

    Pop, Contemporary R&B
    Ariana Grande (born June 26, 1993) is an American singer, songwriter, and actress. A...  more
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  • Dua Lipa2
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  • Taylor Swift3
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    Taylor Swift

    Pop, Country
    Taylor Alison Swift (born December 13, 1989) is an American singer-songwriter. She is known...  more
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  • Billie Eilish4
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    Billie Eilish

    Art pop, Dark pop
    Billie Eilish Pirate Baird O'Connell (born December 18, 2001), known professionally as Billie...  more
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  • Selena Gomez5
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    Selena Marie Gomez (born July 22, 1992) is an American singer and actress. After appearing on...  more
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  • Rihanna6
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    Rihanna

    R&B, Pop
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  • Camila Cabello7
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    Karla Camila Cabello Estrabao (born March 3, 1997) is a Cuban-American singer and songwriter....  more
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  • Lady Gaga8
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    Lady Gaga

    Pop, Dance
    Stefani Joanne Angelina Germanotta (born March 28, 1986), known professionally as Lady Gaga,...  more
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  • BLACKPINK9
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    BLACKPINK

    K-pop, EDM
    Blackpink (commonly stylized as BLACKPINK or BLΛƆKPIИK) is a South Korean girl group formed by...  more
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  • Beyoncé Knowles10
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    Beyoncé Giselle Knowles-Carter (born September 4, 1981) is an American singer, songwriter and...  more
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  • Demi Lovato11
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    Demi Lovato

    Indie pop, Contemporary R&B
    Demetria Devonne Lovato ( lə-VAH-toh; born August 20, 1992) is an American singer,...  more
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  • Ava Max12
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    Amanda Ava Koci, known professionally as Ava Max, is an American singer and songwriter. She is...  more
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  • Katy Perry13
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    Katy Perry

    Pop, Rock
    Katheryn Elizabeth Hudson (born October 25, 1984), known professionally as Katy Perry, is an...  more
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  • Sia14
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    Sia

    Pop, Electropop
    Sia Kate Isobelle Furler (born 18 December 1975) is an Australian singer, songwriter, voice...  more
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  • Halsey15
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    Halsey

    Electropop, Synthpop
    Ashley Nicolette Frangipane (born September 29, 1994), known professionally as Halsey, is an...  more
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  • Cardi B16
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    Cardi B

    Hip hop, Trap
    Belcalis Almanzar (born October 11, 1992), known professionally as Cardi B, is an American...  more
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  • Melanie Martinez17
    Melanie Adele Martinez (born April 28, 1995) is an American singer-songwriter, actress and...  more
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  • Alicia Keys18
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    Alicia Keys

    Hip hop music, Pop music
    Alicia Augello Cook (born January 25, 1981), known professionally as Alicia Keys, is an ...  more
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  • Lana Del Rey19
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    Lana Del Rey

    Baroque pop, Dream pop
    Elizabeth Woolridge Grant (born June 21, 1985), known by her stage name Lana Del Rey, is an...  more
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  • Lizzo20
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    Lizzo

    Hip hop, Alternative hip hop
    Melissa Jefferson (born April 27, 1988), better known by her stage name Lizzo, is an American...  more
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  • Ellie Goulding21
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    Ellie Goulding

    Indie pop, Electronica
    Elena Jane Goulding (born 30 December 1986) is an English singer and songwriter. Her career...  more
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  • Hailee Steinfeld22
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    Hailee Steinfeld

    Pop, Dance pop
    Hailee Steinfeld (born December 11, 1996) is an American actress and singer. Her breakthrough...  more
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  • Miley Cyrus23
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    Miley Cyrus

    Pop, Country pop
    Miley Ray Hemsworth (née Cyrus, born Destiny Hope Cyrus; November 23, 1992) is an American...  more
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  • Meghan Trainor24
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    Meghan Elizabeth Trainor (born December 22, 1993) is an American singer and songwriter....  more
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  • Normani25
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    Normani

    R&B, Pop
    Normani Kordei Hamilton (born May 31, 1996), recording mononymously as Normani, is an American...  more
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