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15 Best Youngest Female Singers In 2023

Age is just a number is definitely something that is proven by young talents around the world, especially in the entertainment industry. Many artists are known for starting young and making it big with their raw talent despite the tough competition they have to face.

We all know how Britney Spears, Taylor Swift, Miley Cyrus, and Selena Gomez knocked it out of the park despite their young age in the early 2000s. Of course, they are not the only ones, as there are many more artists who we have seen grow alongside us.

Today, we will be taking a look at the current young talents in the music industry. These young artists will no doubt become legendary artists, too, as they grow old. Some of them have even bagged Oscars and other accolades already.

So, here’s a list of 15 Best Youngest Female Singers In 2023. We will be taking artists under the age of 25 and ranking them based on their current monthly Spotify listeners.

Without further delay, let’s start!

15 Best Youngest Female Singers In 2023

15. Connie Talbot

Full NameConnie Victoria Elizabeth Talbot
Birthday20 November
Spotify Listeners569,391
Popular SongsCan You Feel The Love Tonight, Count on Me

Starting off with a young talent who blew off the whole of Britain at the mere age of 6. Connie Talbot is an English singer who is widely known as the runner-up of the first series of Britain’s Got Talent in 2011.

After signing with Rainbow Recording Company, she released her debut album, Over the Rainbow, which charted at number one in three countries.

She also competed in BGT: Champions in 2019 and AGT: Champions in 2020. She has collaborated with various people for multiple covers. Recently, she released her new singles “Growing Pains” and “Easier Pretending You’re Dead.”

14. Loren Gray


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Full NameLoren Gray Beech
BirthdayApril 19
Spotify Listeners633,241
Popular SongsQueen, Anti-Everything

Loren Gray Beech first gained massive popularity as an internet personality. She started her account on musical.ly in 2015. Currently, she holds 54 million followers on TikTok and 23.4 million on Instagram.

Loren ventured more into music after signing a record deal with Virgin Records in 2018. With them, she released her singles “My Story” and “Kick You Out.”

Her self-empowering anthem, “Queen,” produced by herself and Captain Cuts, gained massive popularity. She became independent in 2021 and is one of the best TikTok music artists currently.

13. Grace VanderWaal

Full NameGrace Avery VanderWaal
BirthdayJanuary 15
Spotify Listeners1,194,022
Popular SongsI Don’t Know My Name, Moonlight

A young woman of many talents, Grace VanderWaal, is a singer, songwriter, and actress. She gained massive popularity after winning the 2016 America’s Got Talent at the mere age of 12 with her original songs. Her distinctive vocals, along with her Ukulele, are her trademarks.

Grace began her career by posting covers and originals on YouTube. She released her debut EP Perfectly Imperfect, in 2016, which became the best-selling of that year. She is the youngest person to be named in the Forbes 30 Under 30 music list.

12. Yena


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Full NameChoi Ye-na
BirthdaySeptember 29
NationalitySouth Korean
Spotify Listeners1,957,756
Popular SongsHate Rodrigo, SMILEY

Formerly the main rapper and lead vocalist of the K-pop group IZ*ONE, Choi Ye-na is a South Korean singer (soloist) and actress. She made her solo debut quite recently, in 2022, with her EP Smiley.

Her recent song “Hate Rodrigo” garnered a lot of views and streams. Yena wrote and composed the song herself in reference to Olivia Rodrigo.

The concept behind the song is akin to “cute” jealousy towards Olivia, a hidden admiration and envy towards her since she is one of the best young artists of our generation.

11. Jeon Somi


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Full NameEnnik Somi Douma
BirthdayMarch 9
NationalitySouth Korean-Canadian
Spotify Listeners2,723,494
Popular SongsDumb Dumb, BIRTHDAY

Korean and Canadian singer, rapper, and dancer Jeon Somi was initially part of YG’s project girl group I.O.I. She made her debut as a soloist in 2019, after signing with The Black Label, with her single “Birthday,” which has gained a WHOPPING 106 million views on YouTube as of 2023.

Her debut album XOXO was released in 2021 and included her widely popular single, DUMB DUMB. 

She may be lower on the list, but she is more popular than her Spotify listeners may point to, considering how most of her MVs have over 100 million views. She is loved by fans from multiple fandoms due to her strong vocals, bold visuals, and alluring dance moves.

10. Halle Bailey


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Full NameHalle Lynn Bailey
BirthdayMarch 27
Spotify Listeners3,245,393
Popular SongsPart of Your World, Angel

Singer, songwriter, and actress Halle Bailey became known for being part of the musical duo Chloe X Halle with her sister. Their albums have gained a total of five Grammy nominations.

Her first lead role in Disney’s musical The Little Mermaid exploded her onto the scene. Director Rob Marshall stated that Halle checked all the boxes for the iconic role due to her spirit, heart, youth, substance, and, above all… melodious voice.

Halle recently released her single Angel. Her vocal proficiency, beautiful vocals, and angelic visuals are being praised by people and critics alike.

9. Ado

Full NameAdo
BirthdayOctober 24
Spotify Listeners4,508,263
Popular Songs
Usseewa (うっせぇわ), New Genesis

We may not know what she looks like. But what we DO know is that she is one talented young woman. Ado is a Japanese singer born in Tokyo. She broke the charts with her debut single, Useewa, in 2020, which peaked at number 1 on the Billboard Japan Hot 100.

Useewa shook the music scene, so much so that it became the sixth fastest to reach 100 million streams in history. Her electrifying growls with her strong vocals can only be described as phenomenal. She sang New Genesis for the One Piece film: Red in 2022 which topped the Apple Music Global charts.

8. Lilas Ikuta (Yoasobi)


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Full NameLilas Ikuta
BirthdaySeptember 25
Spotify Listeners10,115,999 (YOASOBI), 2,220,088
Popular SongsIdol「アイドル」, Monster「怪物」

Yoasobi is, without a doubt, one of the best things to happen to J-pop. A super duo under Sony Music Entertainment Japan, Yoasobi consists of the vocalist and songwriter Lilas Ikuta and the Vocaloid producer Ayase.

Both artists were already well-loved by Japanese and global fans alike. The debut single, Yoru ni Kakeru proved the duo’s capabilities by charting atop the Billboard.

Ikuta goes by the name Ikura as part of the duo. Independently, she released her debut album Sketch recently, which peaked at four on the Oricon Albums Chart.

7. Willow Smith


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Full NameWillow Camille Reign Smith
BirthdayOctober 31
Spotify Listeners13,190,572
Popular SongsWait a Minute!, Meet Me At Our Spot

Can we just say that talent runs in the family? Willow Smith, monogamously known as WILLOW, is an American singer and actress. The daughter of Will Smith and Jada Smith, she began acting at a very young age.

Later, she released her platinum-certified single “Whip My Hair,” which peaked at number eleven on the Billboard Hot 100.

Her debut album Ardipithecus included the certified double platinum single “Wait a Minute!” which gained huge popularity on social media as well.

6. Madison Beer


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Full NameMadison Elle Beer
BirthdayMarch 5
Spotify Listeners13,803,139
Popular SongsReckless, Good in Goodbye

A lot of Gen Z may recognize Madison Beer by the song covers she began posting on YouTube nearly eleven years ago. She released her debut EP in 2018, which included her singles Dead and Home with You. 

Apart from her solo work, she is also part of the virtual K-pop girl group K/DA as the member Evelynn. The group has released internationally charting singles like Pop/Stars and More.

5. Clairo


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Full NameClaire Elizabeth Cottrill
BirthdayAugust 18
Spotify Listeners14,128,801
Popular SongsSofia, Flaming Hot Cheetos

Atlanta-born Claire Elizabeth Cottrill, mostly known as Clairo, is an American singer and songwriter. She started posting her music at the age of 13. She gained popularity after the viral success of her lo-fi single, Pretty Girl.

Her debut studio album Immunity was released in 2019 and received critical acclaim. It included her first Billboard Hot 100 charting single, Sofia. In 2021, she released her second album, which also saw commercial success.

4. Tate McRae


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Full NameTate Rosner McRae
BirthdayJuly 1
Spotify Listeners23,313,494
Popular SongsYou broke me first, that way

So young yet so skilled. Tata McRae was the one and only first Canadian finalist of So You Think You Can Dance? She is a pop singer, songwriter, dancer, and actress. McRae’s One Day gained the attention of RCA Records following its popularity on YouTube and TikTok.

Forbes’ 30 Under 30 list featured McRae in 2021. She released her second EP in 2021, Too Young to Be Sad, which became the most streamed female EP of that year.

3. Sabrina Carpenter

Full NameSabrina Ann Lynn Carpenter
BirthdayMay 11
Spotify Listeners23,629,153
Popular SongsNonsense, On My Way

We gotta include THE icon of our generation. A highly talented actress and singer, Sabrina Ann Lynn Carpenter came into the public eye with her role in Disney’s Girl Meets World as Maya Hart. She has worked in various movies and series since then.

Sabrina debuted in the music industry with her EP “Can’t Blame a Girl for Trying” in 2014. Her debut album “Eyes Wide Open” was released in 2015, with three more albums in the subsequent years.

Additionally, she released her fifth studio album, “Emails I Can’t Send” last year. This album includes her hit single Nonsense, which became her second entry on the Billboard Hot 100.

2. Olivia Rodrigo

Full NameOlivia Isabel Rodrigo
BirthdayFebruary 20
Spotify Listeners54,970,133
Popular Songsdriver’s license, good 4 u

Olivia Rodrigo is basically the face of GenZ music. First gaining recognition with her roles in Disney TV programs like the High School Musical series and Bizaardvark, Olivia debuted in the music industry in 2020. Her debut single, “Driver’s License,” literally broke records and became one of the best-selling of that year.

Olivia followed that with other singles like Good 4 U and Deja Vu. After their overwhelming popularity, she compiled all her previous singles in her debut album “Sour.” She is hailed as one of the best songwriters and lyricists of our generation.

1. Billie Eilish


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Full NameBillie Eilish Pirate Baird O’Connell
BirthdayDecember 18
Spotify Listeners68,490,243
Popular SongsBad guy, lovely, What Was I Made For?

Billie has basically made history with her music already. And she is just 21. She first gained recognition with her debut single, “Ocean Eyes,” in 2015. Finneas, her brother, wrote and produced it. He regularly collaborates with her and helps her with her songs.

Everyone knows how she defined a whole new genre with Bad Guy, the single that made her the first artist born in the 21st century to release a chart-topping single…

The song was included in her debut album, When We All Fall Asleep, Where Do We Go?, which saw massive success and became one of the best-selling albums of the year. She has received seven Grammys already. She recently also sang What Was I Made for? for the Barbie movie.

Billie’s vocal control is nothing sort of spectacular. The emotions she puts into her music have the power to reach anyone’s heart.

And with that, we have reached the end of our list. Thank you for reading, and we will see you with more similar articles.

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