The Best New Female Artists Of 2021

Who are the best new female artists of the year? From lyrical rappers to indie pop stars, the top up and coming female artists of 2021 are quickly climbing up Billboard and Spotify charts. While a few have been around a bit longer, these rising stars are expected to make it big in 2021.

New female artists to watch in 2021 include former American Idol contestant Remi Wolf, genre-mixing rapper Ashnikko, TikTok star Dixie D'Amelio, and English rapper Bree Runway. Vote up your favorite singers!

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  • Olivia Isabel Rodrigo (born February 20, 2003) is an American singer-songwriter and actress. She rose to prominence with her lead roles on the Disney television programmes Bizaardvark and High School ...more
  • 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
  • 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
  • Daneliya Tuleshova, born July 18, 2007, is a Kazakhstani singer. She represented Kazakhstan in the Junior Eurovision Song Contest 2018 in Minsk, Belarus with her song "Ózińe sen," finishing sixth. ...more
  • Tamia Monique Carter (born January 9, 2000), known professionally as Flo Milli, is an American rapper and songwriter. Born and raised in Mobile, Alabama, she began making and releasing music in 2015. ...more
  • Ashnikko
    Ashton Nicole Casey (born February 19, 1996), better known as Ashnikko, is an American singer, songwriter, and rapper. She rose to prominence with her 2019 single "Stupid" with Yung Baby Tate, which ...more
    Grace Barker (born 1998), known professionally as Gracey, is an English singer who made her breakthrough in 2020 when she collaborated with 220 Kid on the single "Don't Need Love". The song reached a ...more
  • Celeste
    Celeste Epiphany Waite (born 5 May 1994), known professionally as Celeste, is an American–born British singer-songwriter from Saltdean, England. Her music blends British soul and jazz-tinged blues ...more
  • Gabby Barrett (born March 5, 2000) is an American country music singer. She finished third on the sixteenth season of American Idol. Her debut single "I Hope" was the first top ten Hot Country Songs ...more
  • Beatrice Kristi Laus (born June 3, 2000), also known as Bea Kristi or professionally as beabadoobee, is a Filipino-British indie singer-songwriter. From 2018 to 2019, she released five extended plays ...more
  • Latto
    Alyssa Michelle Stephens (born December 22, 1998), known professionally as Latto or Big Latto (formerly known as Mulatto), is an American rapper from Atlanta, Georgia. She first appeared on the ...more
  • Anaïs Oluwatoyin Estelle Marinho (born 9 August 2000), known professionally as Arlo Parks, is a British singer-songwriter and poet from West London. Known for her singles "Cola" and "Black Dog", she ...more
  • Zoe Wees (born May 13, 2002) is a German singer-songwriter. Her debut single "Control" charted in several nations including number 1 in France (SNEP Radio) and the top 10 in Belgium.
  • Brenda Wireko Mensah (born 18 November 1992), known professionally as Bree Runway, is an English singer, rapper and songwriter from Hackney, London. She signed to Virgin EMI Records in 2018 and ...more
  • Baby Tate
    Tate Sequoya Farris (born May 13, 1996), known professionally as Baby Tate (formerly known as Yung Baby Tate), is an American rapper, singer, and record producer based out of Atlanta, Georgia. The ...more
  • Griff
    Sarah Faith Griffiths (born 21 January 2001), known professionally as Griff, is an English singer and songwriter. In 2019, she released her debut single, "Mirror Talk", through Warner Records. This ...more
  • Thyra Oji (born April 14, 1994), known professionally as Ms Banks, is a British rapper, singer, and songwriter from Southeast London. Oji has released three mixtapes as Ms Banks.
  • Ingrid Elizabeth Andress (born September 21, 1991) is an American country music singer.
  • Alexandra Artourovna Yatchenko (born March 11, 1995), known professionally as Sasha Sloan, is an American singer and songwriter based in Los Angeles, California.
  • Jane Chika Oranika (born March 9, 1997) known professionally as Chika (often stylized CHIKA), is a Nigerian-American rapper, model, and actress. She was featured in JoJo's song "Sabotage" which ...more
  • Enitan Temidayo Adepitan Oluwasolapo (born 9 December 1994), known professionally as Enny, is an English rapper, singer and songwriter. She is best known for her 2020 single "Peng Black Girls" which ...more
  • Alaina Castillo (born November 16, 1999) is an American YouTuber and singer. She is known for her ASMR song covers.
  • Bella Latham, known professionally as Baby Queen, is a London-based singer and songwriter. She is best known for her songs "Want Me" and "Raw Thoughts."
  • Anna Clendening (born March 12, 1993) is an American singer, actor, and Internet personality, known originally for being one of the most followed people on the now-defunct video sharing service Vine, ...more
  • Remi Francis Wolf (born February 2, 1996) is an American singer and recording artist from California. Whilst a senior at Palo Alto High School, she appeared as a contestant on American Idol in 2014. ...more