African-American female singers

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Top 10: African-American female singers

The top 10 members of this list - ranked by most page views:
  1. Nicki Minaj
  2. Tyra Banks
  3. Whitney Houston
  4. Tina Turner
  5. Janet Jackson
  6. Aaliyah
  7. Keke Palmer
  8. Taraji P. Henson
  9. Diana Ross
  10. Willow Smith

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Below you will find our complete list of African-American female singers - there are currently 242 records in this list.
# Celebrity AgeDescription Views Rank
1. Nicki Minaj31Trinidad and Tobago musician 2,474,369 11
2. Tyra Banks40American model, talk show host and actress 630,876 139
3. Whitney Houston48*American popular singer, songwriter, actress, arranger, film producer, model 531,616 184
4. Tina Turner74Singer, actress 368,306 357
5. Janet Jackson48American singer-songwriter and actress 366,513 371
6. Aaliyah22*Singer, dancer, actress, model 314,816 506
7. Keke Palmer21American musician 283,564 608
8. Taraji P. Henson43American actor and singer 275,241 663
9. Diana Ross70American vocalist, music artist and actress 222,858 797
10. Willow Smith13American musician 217,163 818
11. Cassie Ventura28Singer, model, actress 208,592 820
12. Nicole Richie32Television personality, actress, author 201,845 816
13. Vanessa Williams51American actress, singer and former Miss America 197,011 888
14. Rozonda 'Chilli' Thomas43Singer, dancer and actress 194,691 928
15. Fantasia Barrino30American actor and singer 171,834 1,086
16. Jill Scott42AMerican singer - poet 166,820 1,079
17. Solange Knowles28Musician 125,003 1,634
18. Dorothy Dandridge42*Actress, singer 104,219 1,786
19. Teyana Taylor23American musician 102,197 2,173
20. Lena Horne92*Singer, actress, activist 90,536 2,024
21. Countess Vaughn36Actress, singer 90,337 2,295
22. Olivia Longott33American singer 90,236 2,387
23. Chaka Khan61singer-songwriter in many genres, recording artist, multiple Grammy winner 82,698 2,338
24. Billie Holiday44*Jazz singer 76,490 2,604
25. Gladys Knight70American singer 74,720 2,654
26. Blu Cantrell38American musician 72,561 2,969
27. Teairra Mari26American musician 67,052 3,016
28. Sheila E.56American singer 62,827 3,360
29. Lil Mama24American, Singer 62,050 3,145
30. Kiely Williams28American singer 60,110 3,264
31. Heather Hunter44American pornographic actor 59,982 3,361
32. Nina Simone70*Singer, songwriter, pianist 59,781 3,250
33. Nivea32American, Singer 57,320 3,486
34. Chanté Moore47American singer 55,155 3,684
35. Melody Thornton29African-American born female blues and pop soprano vocalist and singer-songwriter of Mexican descents 54,362 3,417
36. Dionne Warwick73Actress and singer 53,990 3,811
37. Eartha Kitt81*American Singer 49,881 3,867
38. Amber Riley28Actress, singer 49,866 4,362
39. Tamala Jones39American actor 49,413 4,173
40. Ella Fitzgerald79*American jazz singer 47,313 4,205
41. Phylicia Rashad66Actress 43,855 4,411
42. Roberta Flack77Singer-songwriter, musician 43,320 5,125
43. LaToya Jackson58Singer, Songwriter, Actress 41,914 4,646
44. Jasmine Guy52American actor, director and singer 38,537 4,883
45. Taral Hicks39American actor and singer 35,940 5,117
46. Kelly Price41Musician and singer 31,355 5,750
47. Drew Sidora29Actress, singer 29,874 6,733
48. Rebbie Jackson64American singer and member of the Jackson family 29,711 5,815
49. Stephanie Mills57Actress 26,809 6,932
50. Minnie Riperton31*American singer-songwriter 26,617 6,597
51. Pebbles50American singer 26,251 6,468
52. Thara Prashad32American musicianand model 25,249 6,513
53. Sarah Vaughan65*American singer 22,450 7,730
54. Nichelle Nichols81American actress 18,802 11,022
55. Naturi Naughton30American, Actress 14,052 10,936
56. Tiffany Evans22American actor and singer 14,048 10,553
57. Bessie Smith43*American blues singer 13,969 10,727
58. Ronnie Spector71American singer 13,391 11,151
59. Tammi Terrell24*Singer 13,271 11,639
60. Tammy Townsend44American actor 12,488 11,654
61. Teresa Graves54*Actress, singer 12,284 13,144
62. Dinah Washington39*American blues, R&B and jazz singer 12,190 12,088
63. Brooke Valentine29American musician 11,840 11,819
64. Nell Carter54*Actress, singer 11,532 12,561
65. Khia36American singer, songwriter, and record producer 11,282 12,626
66. Farrah Franklin33American actor and singer 11,162 13,320
67. Davetta Sherwood30Actress, musician 10,434 13,415
68. Tamar Braxton37American actor, singer and dancer 8,995 16,513
69. Ethel Waters76*Actress, vocalist 8,460 15,054
70. Jazmine Sullivan27American singer-songwriter 7,739 17,360
71. Jenifer Lewis57Actress, singer 7,153 17,883
72. Chelsi Smith41Actress, singer, Miss USA 1995 and Miss Universe 1995 6,597 17,241
73. Claudette Robinson71American musician 6,182 20,033
74. Jhene Aiko26Singer-songwriter 6,062 46,811
75. Leontyne Price87American operatic singer 4,938 20,986
76. Betty Wright60American singer 4,829 22,479
77. Mary Wilson70American singer 4,609 22,948
78. Carmen McRae72*American jazz musician and actress 4,183 23,582
79. Florence Ballard32*American singer 4,091 23,098
80. Estelle Bennett67*American, Musician 4,049 24,491
81. Betty Davis69American, Singer 3,887 24,439
82. Maria Ewing64Singer 3,212 28,087
83. Millie Jackson70Singer, songwriter 3,057 30,966
84. June Pointer52*American musician 2,760 30,426
85. Ruth Brown78*American R&B and pop singer 2,676 28,754
86. Ruth Pointer68American musician 2,673 30,386
87. Sunshine Anderson39Singer, Song writer 2,519 30,696
88. Lalah Hathaway45American singer 2,329 36,530
89. Nedra Talley68American singer 2,109 38,125
90. Michel'le43Singer-songwriter 1,925 36,383
91. Mary Wells49*Singer-songwriter 1,841 38,976
92. Darlene Love76American musician 1,472 41,323
93. Rachel Crow16American, Singer 1,125 50,058
94. Big Mama Thornton57*American rhythm and blues singer and songwriter 1,062 49,245
95. Evelyn King54American musician 991 49,423
96. Cheryl Lynn57American musician 975 50,504
97. KoKo Taylor80*American Chicago blues musician 957 59,737
98. Lillian Randolph81*American actor and singer 902 52,824
99. Martha Reeves73American singer 850 53,365
100. Miss Jones 806 62,993
101. Albertina Walker81*American, Actress 697 71,156
102. Alexis Jordan22American, Actress 620 63,817
103. Jessye Norman68American opera soprano 603 58,816
104. Memphis Minnie76*American blues guitarist, singer, and songwriter 601 65,755
105. Little Eva59*American singer 581 62,974
106. Simone Battle25 540 75,740
107. Maxine Sullivan75*American blues and jazz singer 523 64,181
108. Kim Weston74Singer 516 63,780
109. Dawn Richard31American musician 427 69,379
110. Kristinia DeBarge24 400 74,152
111. Cindy Birdsong74American singer 393 69,720
112. Betty Carter69*Jazz singer, songwriter 377 75,192
113. Bettye Swann69American singer-songwriter 364 73,892
114. Melinda Doolittle36American singer 356 70,336
115. Nona Hendryx69American musician 354 73,427
116. Imani Coppola36 351 72,940
117. Anita Pointer66American singer and songwriter 333 75,287
118. Santigold37American singer and songwriter 318 76,964
119. Grace Bumbry77Singer 312 77,222
120. Lisa Fischer55American musician 308 85,589
121. Hadda Brooks86*American musician 307 75,169
122. Tanya Blount36 306 86,485
123. Bonnie Pointer64American musician 292 87,821
124. Naima Adedapo29Singer, Dancer, Actress 286 77,177
125. Hope Clarke73American singer, actor and dancer 282 79,936
126. Wynter Gordon29American, Singer 253 83,412
127. Bobbi Humphrey64American musician 237 91,456
128. Dawn SilvaAMerican singer 226 85,141
129. Odetta77*American musician 194 99,226
130. Mamie Smith63*American vaudeville singer, dancer, pianist and actress 179 91,574
131. Lucille Bogan51*American blues singer 171 105,238
132. Norma Jean WrightAmerican singer 155 105,739
133. Ashthon Jones28Singer 151 101,479
134. Barbara Acklin55*American singer-songwriter 147 98,755
135. Lyn Collins56*American musician 141 110,984
136. Dionne Farris45American R&B singer 140 112,374
137. Issa Pointer36American singer 136 112,956
138. Brenda Holloway68 130 126,947
139. Damita Jo68*American actor, comedian and musician 126 110,558
140. Lorraine Ellison51* 120 111,989
141. Paige Miles28Singer 116 112,609
142. Fayette Pinkney61*Singer, psychologist, vocal coach 115 113,973
143. Doris Troy67*American actor and singer 113 111,556
144. Florence Mills31*African American cabaret singer, dancer, and comedian 113 112,143
145. Shemekia Copeland 113 -
146. Taana Gardner 112 -
147. Angel Taylor26American singer-songwriter 112 125,317
148. Shae Jones36 107 117,425
149. Alyson Williams52American singer 104 117,448
150. Judy Clay62*American soul and gospel singer 99 120,975
151. Etta Baker93*American Piedmont blues guitarist and singer 96 121,513
152. Maiysha36American singer-songwriter, plus-size model 91 140,151
153. Shemekia Copeland35American electric blues singer 90 145,410
154. Muriel Smith62*American opera singer 90 113,990
155. Scherrie Payne69American singer 89 119,473
156. Barbara Randolph60* 89 121,201
157. Ella WashingtonAmerican singer 82 154,820
158. Kenya Hathaway43 81 124,059
159. La Vern Baker67*American singer 76 141,303
160. Susaye Greene64American musician 75 131,069
161. Verdelle Smith (singer)American singer 74 162,769
162. Iyeoka OkoawoAmerican singer 74 124,058
163. Faye Adams91American singer 74 140,744
164. Keisha JacksonAmerican singer 73 140,148
165. Patrice Pike44American, Singer 73 126,654
166. Maxine Jones52American singer 73 121,418
167. Barbara Hendricks65American operatic soprano 71 135,318
168. Emily King29American musician 71 150,826
169. JonellAmerican, Musician 71 141,912
170. Margie Joseph64American R&B and soul singer 71 157,233
171. Lil Armstrong73*American musician 70 123,343
172. Patsy Moore50American writer 59 147,412
173. Georgeanna Tillman36*American singer 57 171,212
174. Dondria27 55 165,034
175. Danielia Cotton 55 174,712
176. Gaye Adegbalola70American blues singer and guitarist, teacher, lecturer, activist, and photographer 54 188,637
177. Valaida Snow51*American musician 54 175,364
178. Maxine Brown (soul singer)75American soul and R&B singer 52 186,845
179. Stephanie Mills57American musician 51 234,951
180. Carrie Lucas 51 143,324
181. Nicole McCloud54American, Singer 51 174,361
182. Donna Hightower86*American, Actor 49 162,059
183. Aisha Kahlil 46 203,879
184. Elizabeth Cotten92*American blues and folk musician, singer and songwriter 45 179,819
185. Vicki Vann34American singer-songwriter 44 195,176
186. Tracy Weber (singer) 44 164,810
187. Patina Renea Miller29American, Actor 43 267,149
188. Dorris Henderson 42 272,819
189. Amanda Sudano32Singer and model 42 200,131
190. Stephanie McKayAmerican singer 42 174,704
191. Vicki AndersonSinger 39 209,985
192. Yvonne GageSinger 37 205,943
193. Rissi Palmer33 36 201,433
194. Andrea Martin (musician)American singer, songwriter nad music producer 36 221,511
195. Camille Howard78*American musician 34 214,645
196. Jaibi41*American musician 34 191,333
197. Bessie Banks76American musician 34 222,171
198. Marvis Martin 33 177,998
199. Bessie BrownAmerican classic female blues, jazz, and cabaret singer 33 191,754
200. Roberta KellyAmerican musician 33 252,083
201. Bea BoozeAmerican musician 32 -
202. Kittie Doswell72* 32 272,035
203. Sable Winters49American singer songwriter 31 212,988
204. Michelle Walker47American singer 30 201,166
205. CeledaAmerican, Musician 30 231,571
206. Alyson Cambridge 29 206,370
207. Marilyn Marshall (singer) 29 228,916
208. Toni Harper77 29 281,972
209. Valerie WellingtonAmerican Chicago blues and electric blues singer and actress 28 -
210. Tina Harris39American rapper 28 267,816
211. Odia Coates49*American musician 28 252,273
212. Johnnie Mae Matthews79*American, Writer 27 271,900
213. Helen Slayton-HughesAmerican, Actor 27 -
214. Elizabeth GreenfieldAmerican singer 27 -
215. Bessie Jackson 27 224,679
216. TekithaAmerican, Musician 26 241,086
217. Bonnie Davis94American musician 26 250,006
218. Aubrey Ayala 26 261,107
219. Felice Taylor66American singer 26 228,793
220. Nellie Lutcher94*American singer 25 281,486
221. Varetta Dillard60*Rhythm and blues singer 25 247,036
222. LaKiesha BerriAmerican musician 25 -
223. Tobi LarkSinger 25 247,166
224. Priscilla Bowman60* 25 229,058
225. Veda Brown64SInger 24 228,066
226. Madeline Bell72American singer-songwriter 24 281,460
227. Margie Day 24 247,673
228. Simple E 24 259,088
229. Woyneab Miraf Wondwossen 23 228,842
230. Freddi Poole 23 274,930
231. Linda TilleryAmerican singer and percussionist 23 266,891
232. Matilda Sissieretta Joyner Jones65*Singer 23 251,967
233. Staci Francis45 23 226,259
234. Mary Gaines Bernard 23 275,204
235. Cynthia Layne 23 249,544
236. Carol Maillard63American actor and musician 23 282,116
237. Edna Gallmon CookeGospel singer 22 259,184
238. Sheila D. Wheat 22 274,749
239. Willie Mae Ford SmithAmerican singer 22 215,607
240. Beverly WatkinsAmerican musician 21 231,231
241. Miko Marks 21 237,328
242. Lois Reeves 20 -
* deceased (age at death)