Famous Female Artists

Updated June 14, 2019 35k views 967 items

List of famous female artists, listed by their level of prominence with photos when available. This greatest female artists list contains the most prominent and top females known for being artists. There are thousand of females working as artists in the world, but this list highlights only the most notable ones. Historic artists have worked hard to become the best that they can be, so if you're a female aspiring to be a artist then the people below should give you inspiration.

This list below has a variety of people, like Sandra Selimovic and Elaine Sturtevant, in it.

While this isn't a list of all female artists, it does answer the questions "Who are the most famous female artists?" and "Who are the best female artists?"
Katy Perry is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Female Artists
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Katheryn Elizabeth Hudson (born October 25, 1984), known professionally as Katy Perry, is an American singer, songwriter, and television judge. After singing in church during her childhood, she pursued a career in gospel music as a teenager. Perry signed with Red Hill Records and released her debut studio album Katy Hudson under her birth name in 2001, which was commercially unsuccessful. She moved to Los Angeles the following year to venture into secular music after Red Hill ceased operations and she subsequently began working with producers Glen Ballard, Dr. Luke, and Max Martin. After adopting the stage name Katy Perry and being dropped by The Island Def Jam Music Group and Columbia ...more on Wikipedia

Age: 34

Birthplace: Santa Barbara, California, United States of America

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Jennifer Lopez is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Female Artists
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Jennifer Lynn Lopez (born July 24, 1969), nicknamed "J-Lo", is an American actress, singer, dancer, fashion designer, producer and businesswoman. In 1991, Lopez began appearing as a Fly Girl dancer on In Living Color, where she remained a regular until she decided to pursue an acting career in 1993. For her first leading role in the 1997 Selena biopic of the same name, Lopez received a Golden Globe nomination and became the first Latin actress to earn over US$1 million for a film. She went on to star in Anaconda (1997) and Out of Sight (1998), later establishing herself as the highest-paid Latin actress in Hollywood.Lopez ventured into the music industry with her debut studio album On the 6 ...more on Wikipedia

Age: 49

Birthplace: New York City, USA, New York, Castle Hill

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Britney Spears is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Female Artists
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Britney Jean Spears (born December 2, 1981) is an American singer, songwriter, dancer, and actress. Born in McComb, Mississippi and raised in Kentwood, Louisiana, she appeared in stage productions and television series, before signing with Jive Records in 1997. Spears's first two studio albums, ...Baby One More Time (1999) and Oops!... I Did It Again (2000), were global successes and made her the best-selling teenage artist of all-time. Referred to as the "Princess of Pop", Spears is regarded as a pop icon and is credited with influencing the revival of teen pop during the late 1990s and early 2000s. Spears adopted more mature and provocative themes for her next two studio albums, Britney ...more on Wikipedia

Age: 37

Birthplace: McComb, Mississippi, United States of America

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Miley Cyrus is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Female Artists
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Miley Ray Hemsworth (née Cyrus, born Destiny Hope Cyrus; November 23, 1992) is an American singer, songwriter, and actress. After playing minor roles in the television series Doc and the film Big Fish as a child, she became a teen idol in 2006, starring in the Disney Channel television series Hannah Montana as the character Miley Stewart. Her father, musician Billy Ray Cyrus, also starred in the series, which aired for four seasons until 2011. Cyrus has sold more than 20 million albums and 55 million singles worldwide. She has earned three number-one albums on the US Billboard 200 with Meet Miley Cyrus (2007), Breakout (2008), and Bangerz (2013). Her releases The Time of Our Lives (2009), ...more on Wikipedia

Age: 26

Birthplace: Nashville, Tennessee, United States of America

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