The Best New Female Artists Of 2022

Who are this year's best new female artists, you might ask? From British R&B songstresses Celeste and Arlo Parks to Gen-Z overnight sensations GAYLE and EMMY MELI, all of 2022's new female singers are unapologetically shattering glass ceilings one hit song at a time. TikTok influencers Nessa Barrett and Jessie Murph are dominating the alternative pop space with their latest singles, and multi-talented rapper and vocalist Baby Tate is back with more empowering releases through Warner Records.

Which trending new female musicians are you most excited to see live, and whose records are you currently listening to? Vote below for the best new female artists of 2022, and be sure to also check out this year's top new pop songs by many of your favorite boss ladies here.


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  • Tate McRae
    125 votes
    Tate Rosner McRae is a Canadian singer, songwriter, and dancer. McRae caught the attention of RCA Records in 2019 after her original song "One Day" went viral on YouTube, subsequently releasing her ...more
  • PinkPantheress (born 2001) is an English singer, songwriter, and record producer. In 2021, while attending university in London, she posted several songs to TikTok that went viral, including "Break ...more
  • girl in red
    87 votes
    Marie Ulven Ringheim (born 16 February 1999), known professionally as Girl in Red (often stylized in all lowercase as girl in red), is a Norwegian indie pop singer-songwriter. Her single "I Wanna Be ...more
  • Mimi Webb
    75 votes
    Amelia Webb (born 23 July 2000) is a British singer-songwriter. She is known for her singles "Before I Go" and "Good Without", the latter of which peaked at number eight on the UK Singles Chart. In ...more
  • Lauren Spencer-Smith (born September 28, 2003) is a British-born Canadian singer-songwriter from Vancouver Island. She appeared as a contestant on the eighteenth season of American Idol in 2020, ...more
  • Nessa Barrett
    Janesa Jaida Barrett, known professionally as Nessa Barrett is an American singer and songwriter. Barrett rose to prominence on the video sharing app TikTok in 2019. Barrett began her music career in ...more