Famous Black Female Singers - List of Famous Black Female Singers - page 2

From singing songs in blues to the rocky cliché, the black female singers have left no stone unturned. Chaka Khan, known for her hits like Sweet Thing, Tell Me Something Good, I’m Every Woman, and I Feel For You has won 10 Grammys. Ella Jane Fitzgerald, renowned for her music in swing, bebop, traditional, pop, vocal, jazz, and blues, is best known by her music lovers as the First Lady of Song, Queen of Jazz, and Lady Ella. Mary J. Blige, the Queen of Hip-Hop Soul; Beyoncé, famous for her hits like the Crazy in Love, Irreplaceable, Single Ladies, Drunk in Love; and Rihanna, the iconic singer who rocks the world with her hits like Umbrella, Russian Roulette, We Found Love, and Love the Way You Lie are a few notable black singers who entertain their audience with their pop songs. To know more about the Black female singers, continue reading.

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The Most Famous Black Female Singers

NameBirthdayNationalityBio
Shirley BasseyJanuary 8, 1937WelshShirley Bassey is a world-famous Welsh singer who has recorded numerous hits and is best known for her three James Bond theme songs.
Nicki MinajDecember 8, 1982AmericanNicki Minaj is a famous rap singer and song writer of the United States who is best known for her songs ‘I Get Crazy’ and ‘Super Bass’
Lauryn HillMay 26, 1975AmericanLauryn Noelle Hill is a famous hip-hop female artist from America who is into singing, songwriting, rapping, production and acting
Chaka KhanMarch 23, 1953AmericanChaka Khan, also popularly known as the Queen of Funk, is an American recording artist
AaliyahJanuary 16, 1979AmericanAaliyah was an American singer best known for her album ‘Age Ain't Nothing but a Number’
Etta JamesJanuary 25, 1938AmericanEtta James was an American singer-songwriter
Toni BraxtonOctober 7, 1967AmericanToni Braxton is an American Grammy Award winning R&B singer, songwriter, pianist, musician, record producer, and philanthropist
Tracy ChapmanMarch 30, 1964AmericanKnown for her classic ‘Fast Car’ from the album ‘Matters Of The Heart’, the four-time Grammy award winner Tracy Chapman is an American singer and a songwriter
Nina SimoneFebruary 21, 1933AmericanNina Simone was one of the most iconic American musical icons of the 20th century
CiaraOctober 25, 1985AmericanCiara Princess Harris is a Grammy Awards winning American singer, record producer, songwriter and actress
Etta James

Etta James

Etta James was an American singer-songwriter

AmericanJanuary 25, 1938324 views

Queen Latifah

Queen Latifah is an American singer, songwriter, rapper, actress, record producer and talk show host

AmericanMarch 18, 1970198 views

Josephine Baker

Josephine Baker was an American-born French dancer and actress

FrenchJune 3, 1906118 views

Toni Braxton

Toni Braxton is an American Grammy Award winning R&B singer, songwriter, pianist, musician, record producer, and philanthropist

AmericanOctober 7, 1967307 views

Faith Evans

Faith Evans is a Grammy Award winning American R&B singer

AmericanJune 10, 1973136 views

Whitney Houston

Whitney Houston was a famous American singer and actress who is known for her songs like ‘Saving All My Love for You’ and ‘Greatest Love of All’

AmericanAugust 9, 1963209 views

Mahalia Jackson

Mahalia Jackson was a famous American gospel singer

AmericanOctober 26, 1911169 views

Vanessa Lynn Williams

Vanessa L Williams is an accomplish American singer, actress and a former model

AmericanMarch 18, 1963190 views

Tracy Chapman

Known for her classic ‘Fast Car’ from the album ‘Matters Of The Heart’, the four-time Grammy award winner Tracy Chapman is an American singer and a songwriter

AmericanMarch 30, 1964290 views

Tina Turner

Tina Turner is an American singer, actress, dancer and author, who is also known as the ‘queen of rock’

AmericanNovember 26, 1939219 views