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

List features people like Julia Lee, Satomi Hanamura and more!

While this isn't a list of all female musicians, it does answer the questions "Who are the most famous female musicians?" and "Who are the best female musicians?"
Katy Perry is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Female Musicians
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Katheryn Elizabeth Hudson, better known by her stage name Katy Perry, is an American singer, songwriter and occasional actress. She had limited exposure to secular music during her childhood and pursued a career in gospel music as a teenager. Perry signed with Red Hill Records, and released her debut studio album, Katy Hudson, in 2001. She moved to Los Angeles the following year to venture into secular music. After being dropped by The Island Def Jam Music Group and Columbia Records, she signed a deal with Capitol Records in April 2007. Perry rose to fame in 2008 with the release of the singles "I Kissed a Girl" – which had attention-grabbing and somewhat controversial lyrics – and "Hot n ...more on Wikipedia

Age: 33

Birthplace: Santa Barbara, California, Contiguous United States, United States of America, United States, + more

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#65 on The Most Beautiful Women In Hollywood

#80 on The Most Beautiful Women Of 2018

#25 on The Hottest Celebrities of All Time

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Paris Hilton is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Female Musicians
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Paris Whitney Hilton is an American socialite, television personality, model, actress and singer. She is the great-granddaughter of Conrad Hilton, the founder of Hilton Hotels. Born in New York City and raised there and in Beverly Hills, California, Hilton began her modeling career as a teenager when she signed with Donald Trump's agency, T Management. Her lifestyle and rumored short-lived relationships with Leonardo DiCaprio and Oscar De La Hoya made her a feature of entertainment news, and Hilton was called "New York's leading It Girl" in 2001. In 2003, an adult tape with Hilton and then-boyfriend Rick Salomon 1 Night in Paris was made public. ...more on Wikipedia

Age: 37

Birthplace: New York City, New York, United States of America

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Miley Cyrus is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Female Musicians
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Miley Ray Cyrus is an American singer, songwriter, and actress. Her father is country singer Billy Ray Cyrus. She held minor roles in the television series Doc and the film Big Fish in her childhood. In 2006, Cyrus rose to prominence as a teen idol after being cast in the Disney Channel television series Hannah Montana, in which she portrayed the starring character Miley Stewart. After signing a recording contract with Hollywood Records in 2007, Cyrus released her debut studio album Meet Miley Cyrus. It was certified quadruple-platinum by the Recording Industry Association of America for exceeding four million shipments, and produced the hit single "See You Again". In 2008, Cyrus released ...more on Wikipedia

Age: 25

Birthplace: Tennessee, Nashville, USA

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#42 on The Best Current Pop Groups/Singers

#6 on Celebrities Who Get A Way Worse Rep Than They Deserve

#78 on The Sexiest Artists of All Time

#29 on The Best Current Female Singers

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Cameron Diaz is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Female Musicians
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Cameron Michelle Diaz is an American actress, producer and former fashion model. She rose to stardom in the 1990s with roles in The Mask, My Best Friend's Wedding and There's Something About Mary. Other high-profile credits include Charlie's Angels and its sequel Charlie's Angels: Full Throttle, voicing the character of Princess Fiona in the Shrek series, The Holiday, Knight and Day, The Green Hornet, Bad Teacher, and The Other Woman. Diaz has received four Golden Globe Award nominations for her performances in Being John Malkovich, Vanilla Sky, Gangs of New York, and There's Something About Mary for which she also won the New York Film Critics Best Lead Actress Award. In 2013, Diaz was ...more on Wikipedia

Age: 45

Birthplace: USA, California, San Diego

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#78 on The Best American Actresses Working Today

#98 on The Hottest Celebrities of All Time

#62 on The Most Beautiful Women in the World

#68 on Famous Women You'd Want to Have a Beer With

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