Female Professionals Famous Female Pianists

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This list of famous female pianists is ranked by their level of prominence, with photos when available. This greatest female pianists list contains the most prominent female piano players. You might enjoy our lists of famous female jazz pianists and celebrities who play piano. There are thousands of women working as pianists in the world, but this list highlights only the most notable ones. Historic pianists have worked hard to become the best that they can be, so if you're a girl aspiring to be a woman pianist then the people below should give you inspiration.

Including Nina Simone, Martha Argerich, Olga Kern, and Demi Lovato, there have been all kinds of female piano singers and famous female piano players throughout music history.

While this isn't a list of all female pianists, it does feature over 250 women pianists from a variety of musical eras. Who are the most famous female pianists? Who are the best female pianists? Take a look below!

Demi Lovato is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Female Pianists
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Demetria Devonne "Demi" Lovato is an American actress, singer, and songwriter who made her debut as a child actress in Barney & Friends. In 2008, Lovato rose to prominence in the Disney Channel television film Camp Rock and signed a recording contract with Hollywood Records. She released her debut album, Don't Forget, that September; it debuted at #2 on the US Billboard 200 and has been certified gold by the Recording Industry Association of America for sales of over 530,000 copies. In 2009, Lovato received her own television series, Sonny with a Chance. Her second album, Here We Go Again, was released that July and debuted at number one on the U.S Billboard 200, and it has been certified ...more on Wikipedia

Age: 26

Birthplace: Albuquerque, New Mexico, United States of America

Also Ranked

#72 on The Best Female Vocalists Ever

#17 on The Best Current Pop Groups/Singers

#10 on The Best Current Female Singers

#17 on Beautiful Young Actresses Under 30

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Amy Lee is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Female Pianists
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Amy Lynn Hartzler, known professionally as Amy Lee, is an American singer-songwriter and classically trained pianist. She is co-founder and lead vocalist of the rock band Evanescence. She cites influences ranging from composers such as Mozart and Danny Elfman, to contemporary artists Björk, Tori Amos, Plumb and Shirley Manson. Along with her contributions to Evanescence, Lee has also participated on numerous other musical projects including Walt Disney Records' Nightmare Revisited and Muppets: The Green Album. Lee has performed collaborations with artists such as Korn, Seether, and David Hodges. Lee is also the American chairperson for the international epilepsy awareness foundation, Out of ...more on Wikipedia

Age: 37

Birthplace: Riverside, California, United States of America

Also Ranked

#72 on The Best Rock Vocalists

#40 on The Best Current Female Singers

#62 on The Greatest Women in Music, 1980s to Today

#92 on The Best Frontmen in Rock

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Christina Perri is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Female Pianists
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Christina Judith Perri is an American singer-songwriter and musician from Philadelphia. Her debut single "Jar of Hearts" charted after it was featured on the Fox television show So You Think You Can Dance in 2010. The single went on to sell over 3 million copies in the United States and was a hit around the world. In the UK, it reached number three on the charts and spent over 3 months in the UK Top 40. A few months later, Perri released her first extended play, The Ocean Way Sessions. After "Jar of Hearts" began to gather a large amount of attention, Perri signed a record deal with Atlantic Records. Her debut album, Lovestrong, was released on May 10, 2011. In 2012, she wrote and recorded ...more on Wikipedia

Age: 32

Birthplace: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States of America

Also Ranked

#32 on The Best Current Female Singers

#62 on The Greatest New Female Vocalists of the Past 10 Years

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Marié Digby is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Female Pianists
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Marié Christina Digby is an American singer, songwriter, guitarist, pianist and actress. She is known for her acoustic cover version of Rihanna's "Umbrella", which attracted attention on YouTube in 2007. The song was subsequently played on the radio station STAR 98.7, was featured on the highly rated third season opening episode of the MTV show The Hills, and peaked at #10 on the Bubbling Under Hot 100 Singles chart. Digby performed the song on the late night talk show Last Call with Carson Daly on August 2, 2007. Since then, Digby has released several studio albums, including one Japanese cover album. Her fifth and latest studio album Winter Fields was released on 29 Oct 2013. On 16 August ...more on Wikipedia

Age: 35

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

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