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Top 5 Hottest Young Female Singers Today

Jenny is a twenty-something-year-old who loves writing novels, poems and articles about her experiences in life.

These are 5 of the youngest female singers (21 and under) in the industry that are totally talented, with popping musical careers, and have the whole world ahead of them.

Billie Eilish

Billie Eilish

1. Billie Eilish

Real Name: Billie Eilish Pirate Baird O'Connell

Born: December 18, 2001 (age 20)

From: Los Angeles, California, U.S.


Instagram: 98 million followers (billieeilish)

Twitter: 6.4 million followers (@billieeilish)

YouTube: 44.2 million subscribers (Billie Eilish)


Billie Eilish's Musical Career

Billie Eilish rose to popularity when she was only 13 years old with her debut song "Ocean Eyes." It was a single produced and written by his older brother, Finneas O'Connell, and originally released on SoundCloud in 2015.

She was then signed to Darkroom, a subsidiary of Interscope Records. Ever since then, Billie is considered not just one of the youngest artists of today but also one of the most sought-after artists in general. She and her equally talented brother Finneas created amazing and popular hits such as "Bury a Friend", "Bad Guy", and "Therefore I Am" and still slaying now six years after her musical debut.

Billie Eilish - Therefore I Am (Official Music Video)

Olivia Rodrigo

Olivia Rodrigo

2. Olivia Rodrigo

Real Name: Olivia Isabel Rodrigo

Born: February 20, 2003 (age 18)

From: Murrieta, California, U.S.


Instagram:20.4 million followers (oliviarodrigo)

Twitter: 1.6 million followers (@oliviarodrigo)

YouTube: 8.22 million subscribers (Olivia Rodrigo)


Olivia Rodrigo's Musical Career

Olivia Rodrigo is a young singer and actress from California. She started out as an actress in the film "American Girl: Grace Stirs Up Success" in 2015 when she was only eleven or twelve. She was also cast in the Disney Channel series 'Bizaardvark' as Paige Olvera a year after. In 2019, Olivia has landed the starring role for the "High School Musical: The Musical: The Series," a show in Disney+, inspired by the beloved teenage movie "High School Musical."

Just a year later, Olivia was signed to Interscope Records and Geffen Records. And on January 8, 2021, she has finally shown her great singing and writing ability when she released her debut single "Driver's License," which became a huge hit worldwide. This song broke many records and instantly bagged the top spot on Billboard Hot 100. Her songs from her first album 'Sour' continually trend and top charts. At such a young age, she's already one of the most recognized artists of this generation and she's only getting started.

Olivia Rodrigo - good 4 u (Official Video)


3. Willow Smith

Real Name: Willow Camille Reign Smith

Born: October 31, 2000 (age 21)

From: Los Angeles, California, U.S.


Instagram: 9.6 million followers (willowsmith)

Twitter: 3.3 million followers (@OfficialWillow)

YouTube: 2.07 million subscribers (willowsmith)


Willow Smith's Musical Career

Willow Smith is not a stranger to the industry. As the daughter of A-list actors Will Smith and Jada Pinkett Smith, she grew up in the celebrity world and was given different performing opportunities. But Willow is not just a Hollywood royalty, she is also a brave talented young artist who is making her own name in the music industry.

At age ten, Willow already became a hitmaker with her first single "Whip My Hair," and was signed to Jay-Z's record label Roc Nation. Ever since then, she's released four studio albums and one collaborative album 'The Anxiety' with Tyler Cole which is now trending online. In October of 2021, she collaborated with the phenomenal artist Avril Lavigne with their song 'G R O W' featuring Travis Barker. She's keeping true to her own style and talent, and we can't help but love her more.

WILLOW, THE ANXIETY, Tyler Cole - Meet Me At Our Spot (Live Performance)


4. Halle Bailey

Real Name: Halle Lynn Bailey

Born: March 27, 2000 (age 21)

From: Atlanta, Georgia, U.S.


Instagram: 2.1 million followers (hallebailey)

Twitter: 638.9 thousand followers (@HalleBailey)

YouTube:1.8 million subscribers (Chloe x Halle)


Halle Bailey's Musical Career

Halle Bailey is a 21-year old singer and actress from Georgia. She is part of the duo 'Chloe x Halle' with her sister Chloe Bailey. She is also known as Skyler Forster in the hit television sitcom 'Grown-ish' and is set to play Ariel in the most-awaited live-action film 'Little Mermaid.'

In 2016, the sisters were signed in Parkwood Entertainment founded by Beyoncé. As of 2021, Chloe x Halle has released two studio albums and three EPs. The sisters are still young but are both slaying as great actresses as well as talented music artists.

Halle already has an amazing career and we don't expect her to slow down anytime soon.

Chloe x Halle - Do It (Official Video)

Tate McRae

Tate McRae

5. Tate McRae

Real Name: Tate Rosner McRae

Born: July 1, 2003 (age 18)

From: Calgary, Alberta, Canada


Instagram: 1.8 million followers (tatemcrae)

Twitter: 77.8 thousand followers (@tatemcrae)

YouTube: 3.71 million subscribers (Tate McRae)


Tate McRae's Musical Career

Tate McRae is the youngest on this year's list. This 18-year-old talented young artist was only thirteen when she became the first Canadian finalist on the American reality TV show 'So You Think You Can Dance.' In 2017, her original song "One Day" went viral on YouTube and caught the attention of RCA Records, which signed her two years later.

She now has risen to fame for her song "You Broke Me First" which became a huge hit internationally, while her second EP "Too Young to Be Sad" is 2021's most-streamed female EP on Spotify.

Tate is totally on the path to being one of today's biggest young artists and we can't wait to hear more from this talented lady.

Tate McRae - you broke me first (Official Video)

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Questions & Answers

Question: Why isn't Camila Cabello on this list?

Answer: I wrote this article in mid 2017, and Camila has just started her solo career. I am a huge fan of Fifth Harmony and I stan Camila. I actually included her in the following article about young solo singers that I wrote. You can see it here >

Question: Who's your favorite singer out of the 5 youngest singers on this list?

Answer: I love the five of them, to be honest, but Alessia Cara is definitely of the artists that I really look up to. They are all amazing though.

Question: How can I become a famous, young female singer?

Answer: If you are aspiring to be a well-known young artist, you can start by honing your craft and keep practicing. Nothing is impossible. All you need is to be dedicated and always put your heart into your work. Just keep doing what you love and everything else would follow.

Question: Surely the singers in this list aren’t the youngest?

Answer: Of course, they are not. These are just some of the most popular young singers of this generation. There are a lot of much younger singers out there and some of them are in my other articles.

Question: Are there any hot female singers from Italy or Poland?

Answer: I'm very sure there are. This article is only a list of break-out young female artists that were internationally popular by the time of writing (June 2017). There are now more amazing young female artists today that I would soon feature in an article like this.

Question: Why isn't Billie Eilish on this list of hot female singers today?

Answer: This article was written back in 2017 when Billie has just started to gain attraction from the mainstream media. Since then, she definitely became one of today's most successful young artists, and I became a huge fan myself. I've since written articles that include her. You can read the latest one here:

Question: Why is Billie Eilish not on the list?

Answer: For the UPDATED List of the HOTTEST, YOUNGEST AND MOST POPULAR FEMALE SINGERS TODAY, please click this link:

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ThatWallflowerJen (author) from PH on December 27, 2019:


Thank you!

selela on December 01, 2019:

You Good

ThatWallflowerJen (author) from PH on November 03, 2019:

You can do anything if you put your heart and mind into it, Davidene. I hope you reach your goals soon. Good luck!

Davidene on November 02, 2019:

l want to sing and l am 13 years old


MAKHAN on September 09, 2019:


ThatWallflowerJen (author) from PH on July 17, 2019:

UPDATED ARTICLE: Top 5 Hottest, Youngest and Most Successful Female Singers Today. Featuring BILLIE EILISH, CAMILA CABELLO AND MORE:

Carissa on April 01, 2019:

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