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

List features people like Sarah Buxton, Shannon Brown and more!

While this isn't a list of all female singer-songwriters, it does answer the questions "Who are the most famous female singer-songwriters?" and "Who are the best female singer-songwriters?"
Lindsay Lohan is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Female Singer-songwriters
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Lindsay Dee Lohan (born 2 July 1986) is an American actress, model and pop music singer. Lohan started in show business as a child fashion model for magazine advertisement and television commercials. At age 10, she began her acting career in a soap opera; at 11, she made her motion picture debut by playing identical twins in Disney's 1998 remake of The Parent Trap.Lohan rose to stardom with her leading roles in the films Freaky Friday, Confessions of a Teenage Drama Queen, Mean Girls and Herbie: Fully Loaded. Her subsequent roles include appearances in A Prairie Home Companion and Bobby. In 2004, Lohan launched a second career in pop music yielding the albums Speak (2004), A Little More ...more on Wikipedia

Age: 29

Birthplace: New York City, New York, USA

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Katy Perry is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Female Singer-songwriters
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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, United States of America

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Jennifer Lopez is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Female Singer-songwriters
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Jennifer Lynn Lopez (born July 24, 1969), also known as J. Lo, is an American actress, author, fashion designer, dancer, producer, and singer. She became interested in pursuing a career in the entertainment industry following a minor role in the 1986 film My Little Girl, to the dismay of her Puerto Rican parents, who believed that it was an unrealistic career route for a Hispanic. Lopez gained her first regular high-profile job as a Fly Girl dancer on In Living Color in 1991, where she remained a regular until she decided to pursue an acting career in 1993. She received her first leading role in the Selena biopic of the same name in 1997. Lopez became the first Latina actress to earn over $1 ...more on Wikipedia

Age: 48

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

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Miley Cyrus is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Female Singer-songwriters
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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: Nashville, Tennessee, United States of America

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