female singers

by nonduc | created - 27 Nov 2013 | updated - 02 Sep 2015 | Public

my favorite female singers

1. Irene Dunne

Actress | The Awful Truth

Irene Marie Dunne was born on December 20, 1898, in Louisville, Kentucky. She was the daughter of Joseph Dunne, who inspected steamships, and Adelaide Henry, a musician who prompted Irene in the arts. Her first production was in Louisville when she appeared in "A Midsummer Night's Dream" at the age...

opera trained star of musicals

2. Grace Moore

Actress | One Night of Love

Grace Moore, the internationally famous star of the Metropolitan Opera, Broadway, motion pictures, radio and recordings, was born December 5, 1898, in Del Río near Newport, Tennessee. Her family moved to Jellico when she was a young girl. She attended Jellico High School where she was captain of ...

3. Toni Halliday

Soundtrack | Mindhunters

Toni Halliday is married to Alan Moulder.

vocalist of Curve

4. Petula Clark

Soundtrack | Goodbye, Mr. Chips

Petula Clark was a star at the age of 11. She starred in British concert halls and on BBC radio singing for the troops during WWII. She was a child star in a series of British films from the end of WWII through to the early 1950s,and by 1954 was having hit records. After a move to France in 1960, ...

5. Animal Alpha

Soundtrack | Naboer

i.e. Agnete Kjølsrud, famous after her performance in “Bundy” in Hansel & Gretel: Witch Hunters (2013) soundtracks

6. Collide

Soundtrack | Resident Evil: Extinction

Both founder member kaRIN (vocal and lyrics) and Statik (music and production) meet in an industrial dance club.

i.e. kaRIN

7. Imelda May

Soundtrack | Gangster Squad

Imelda May was born as Imelda Mary Clabby.

the voice of modern rockabilly

8. Ekaterina Savinova

Actress | Bolshaya semya

Ekaterina Savinova was born on December 26, 1926 in Yeltsovo, Siberian Krai, RSFSR, USSR as Yekaterina Fyodorovna Savinova. She was an actress, known for Bolshaya semya (1954), V odin prekrasnyy den (1956) and Honeymoon (1956). She was married to Evgeniy Tashkov. She died on April 25, 1970 in ...

you should watch and listen her performance in “Prikhodite zavtra” (“Come Tomorrow”, 1963)!

9. Dusty Springfield

Soundtrack | The Boat That Rocked

Dusty Springfield has been acknowledged around the world as the best female soul singer that Britain ever produced. With her oddly erotic, throaty voice, she racked up a string of hits from the 1960s onwards. Born in London to Irish parents, Dusty grew up in and around London. Her early work ...

10. Patti Smith

Soundtrack | Noah

Patti Smith was born on December 30, 1946 in Chicago, Illinois, USA as Patricia Lee Smith. She was previously married to Fred 'Sonic' Smith.

11. Pink

Soundtrack | Charlie's Angels: Full Throttle

Pink was born Alecia Beth Moore in Doylestown, Pennsylvania, and was later raised in Philadelphia. Her parents, Judith Moore (née Kugel), a nurse, and Jim Moore, a Vietnam veteran, divorced when she was very young. Her mother is from an Ashkenazi Jewish family, while her father has Irish, German, ...

12. Christina Aguilera

Soundtrack | The Voice

Christina Maria Aguilera was born on December 18, 1980, in Staten Island, New York, to Shelly Loraine (Fidler) and Fausto Wagner Xavier Aguilera, a U.S. army sergeant. Her father is Ecuadorian and her mother, who is American-born, has English, Scots-Irish, and German ancestry. Her parents divorced ...

13. Zaz

Soundtrack | Hugo

Zaz was born on May 1, 1980 in Chambray-lès-Tours, Indre-et-Loire, France as Isabelle Geffroy.

14. Nancy Sinatra

Soundtrack | Kill Bill: Vol. 1

Nancy Sandra Sinatra was born the first child of Frank Sinatra and Nancy Barbato Sinatra on June 8, 1940 in Jersey City, New Jersey. Her first television appearance was with her father and Elvis Presley in 1959. She first appeared as a film actress in For Those Who Think Young (1964) and Get ...

15. Louise Cordet

Actress | The Limping Man

Louise Cordet was born on February 8, 1945 in Wraysbury, Bucks, England as Louise Boisot.

16. Jennifer Love Hewitt

Actress | I Know What You Did Last Summer

Jennifer Love Hewitt was born in Waco, Texas, to Patricia Mae (Shipp), a speech-language pathologist, and Herbert Daniel Hewitt, a medical technician. She has English, Scottish, and German ancestry. She got her first name from her older brother Todd Daniel Hewitt (b. November 8, 1970), who picked ...

17. Amy Lee

Soundtrack | Daredevil

Amy Lynn Hartzler (known professionally as Amy Lee) was born on December 13, 1981 to John Lee, a disc jockey and TV personality, and Sara Cargill. They moved from California to Florida to Illinois, and then finally to Arkansas. Amy met young guitarist Ben Moody at a summer camp in 1994 while ...

18. Sky Ferreira

Soundtrack | The Green Inferno

Sky Ferreira was born on July 8, 1992 in Los Angeles, California, USA as Sky Tonia Ferreira.

19. Ivy Levan

Soundtrack | The Rocky Horror Picture Show: Let's Do the Time Warp Again

Ivy Levan was born on January 20, 1987 in Tulsa, Oklahoma, USA as Ivy Rose Levan.

Outstanding performance in Who Can You Trust, opening credit song in Spy (2015)

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