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Top 5 Hottest, Youngest and Most Successful Female Singers Today

Updated on December 27, 2019
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Top 5 Youngest and Most Successful Female Young Singers of 2019

There are millions of young aspiring singers across the globe but only few can standout. This is a list of some of the youngest most successful female singers (22 and under) that have proven the whole world that you can make it big in any age, wherever you are in the world.

  1. Billie Eilish (17)
  2. Sabrina Carpenter (20)
  3. Zara Larsson (21)
  4. Alessia Cara (22)
  5. Camila Cabello (22)


1. Billie Eilish

Real Name: Billie Eilish Pirate Baird O'Connell

Born: December 18, 2001 (17)

From: Los Angeles, California, U.S.

FOLLOWER COUNT (as of 2019)

Instagram: 25.8 Million (billieeilish)

Twitter: 2.18 Million (@billieeilish)

YouTube: 16.6 Million (Billie Eilish)

  • 2.8 Billion Views

Billie Eilish Instagram (billieeilish)
Billie Eilish Instagram (billieeilish)

Billie Eilish's Music Career

Genre: Electropop, electronic

Label: Darkroom, Interscope

Years Active: 2015–present

Billie started her now very successful music career when she was just 13 years old when she recorded the song "Ocean Eyes" initially written by his older brother Finneas for his own band. They released the song on SoundCloud that quickly went viral and served as the catapult to Billie's phenomenal success today.

At the very young age of 17, Billie is now one of the youngest and most successful artists of this era. Together with her also musically talented brother, they've written hits after hits that gave Billie her phenomenal success. Her debut EP now has 750 million combined streams worldwide on Spotify, while her debut studio album "When We All Fall Asleep, Where Do We Go?", released March of 2019, became number one in several countries around the world.


Broke the record for the most simultaneous hits on Billboard Hot 100 among women the same day.

The first artist born in the 2000s to have a number one album in the United States.

The youngest female ever to have a number one album in the United Kingdom.

Named an Up Next artist in September 2017 by Apple Music.

Won Nickelodeon Kids' Choice Awards 2019 "Favorite Breakout Artist"


  • "Fan Fave New Artist" (iHeartRadio Much Music Video Awards 2018)
  • "Best New Rock/Alternative Artist" (iHeartRadio Music Awards 2019)
  • "Best New Headliner" (Pollstar Awards 2019)


2. Sabrina Carpenter

Real Name: Sabrina Annlynn Carpenter

Born: May 11, 1999 (20)

From: Lehigh Valley, Pennsylvania, U.S.

FOLLOWER COUNT (as of 2019)

Instagram: 17.4 Million (sabrinacarpenter)

Twitter: 1.34 Million (@SabrinaAnnLynn)

YouTube: 4 Million (Sabrina Carpenter)

  • 745 Million Views

Sabrina Carpenter Instagram (sabrinacarpenter)
Sabrina Carpenter Instagram (sabrinacarpenter)

Sabrina Carpenter's Music Career

Genre: Pop

Label: Hollywood

Years Active: 2011–present

Sabrina Carpenter is, without a doubt, one of the most multi-talented young artists of today. She started as an actress when she was still a kid. In 2014, Sabrina landed the lead role in the Disney Channel's coming-of-age sitcom Girl Meets World together with Rowan Blanchard. The same year, Sabrina was signed to Hollywood Records and started recording her own tracks.

Today, Sabrina has an EP, four studio albums and three headlining tours and now has three songs that peaked number one on the US Dance Club Songs chart. This talented girl still has a long way to go and we can't wait to see what she still has in store for us.


  • "Best Crush Song" for "Can't Blame a Girl for Trying" (Radio Disney Music Awards 2015)
  • "Best Anthem" for "Eyes Wide Open" (Radio Disney Music Awards 2016)


3. Zara Larsson

Real Name: Zara Maria Larsson

Born: December 16, 1997 (21)

From: Solna / Enskede, Stockholm, Sweden

FOLLOWER COUNT (as of 2019)

Instagram: 5.8 Million (zaralarsson)

Twitter: 1.47 Million (@zaralarsson)

YouTube: 5.4 Million (Zara Larsson)

  • 2 Billion Views

Zara Larsson Instagram (zaralarsson)
Zara Larsson Instagram (zaralarsson)

Zara Larsson's Music Career

Genres: Pop, R&B, dance-pop, EDM

Label: Universal Sweden, TEN, Epic, Sony UK

Years Active: 2008–present

Zara Larsson may only be 21 years old, but this young talented singer has been in the entertainment industry for more than a decade already. She was only ten when she won the 2008 season of Talang, the Swedish version of Got Talent. In 2012, She got signed to TEN Music Group and released singles that charted in several countries in Europe. 2017, she finally released her debut international album called ‘So Good’ that includes hit songs that had put her name in the international scene.

She now has successful collaborations with other hugely talented artists like MNEK, Tinie Tempah, Ty Dolla Sign, Clean Bandit, Wizkid and even performed at the Nobel Peace Prize Concert, alongside one of the most popular American singers in the world, John Legend.


Named one of Time's "30 Most Influential Teens of 2016"

Named one of Forbes' "30 Under 30 Europe" 2018

Has 80 nominations and 50 wins

Has won a Sweden "Government's Music Export Prize", four "Grammis Sverige", three "MTV European Music Awards" and eight "Rockbjörnen".


4. Alessia Cara

Real Name: Alessia Caracciolo

Born: July 11, 1996 (22)

From: Brampton, Canada

FOLLOWER COUNT (as of 2019)

Instagram: 3.1 Million (alessiasmusic)

Twitter: 1.34 Million (@alessiacara)

YouTube: 3.2 Million (Alessia Cara)

  • 743 Million Views

Alessia Cara Instagram (alessiasmusic)
Alessia Cara Instagram (alessiasmusic)

Alessia Cara's Music Career

Genre: R&B, pop, soul

Label: EP, Def Jam

Years Active: 2014–present

Alessia Cara was one of the phenomenal young singers who rose to fame after posting song covers on the internet. She started sharing the videos of her singing when she was just 13 years old. In 2015, she was signed to Def Jam Recordings that helped her create her first single called "Here". This song became a listeners' favorite for its unique theme. Alessia started to receive attention and recognition for her debut album released in the same year.

Alessia is now known for being one of the most inspirational artists that give voice to the youth. She continues to collaborate with some of the top global artists including Coldplay, Zedd, Khalid, and Logic. She now has two studio albums and an EP and continues to sing and write amazing tunes that can inspire each and every one of us.


The first Canadian artist to win "Best New Artist" at the 2018 Grammy Awards

Has 73 nominations and 17 wins including:

  • "Best New Canadian Artist" (iHeartRadio MMVAs 2016)
  • "Breakthrough Artist of the Year" (Juno Awards 2016)
  • "Breakout Artist of the Year" (Radio Disney Music Awards 2017)
  • "Best World Stage" (MTV Europe Music Awards 2018)


5. Camila Cabello

Real Name: Karla Camila Cabello Estrabao

Born: March 3, 1997 (22)

From: Havana, Cuba / Miami, Florida, U.S.

FOLLOWER COUNT (as of 2019)

Instagram: 34.9 Million (camila_cabello)

Twitter: 8.53 Million (@Camila_Cabello)

YouTube: 10.5 Million (Camila Cabello)

  • 3.5 Billion Views

Camila Cabello Instagram (camila_cabello)
Camila Cabello Instagram (camila_cabello)

Camila Cabello's Music Career

Genre: Pop, R&B

Label: Epic, Syco

Years Active: 2012–present

Camila Cabello started her career when she auditioned for The X Factor US when she was 15 years old. After elimination during Bootcamp, Camila was brought back to the stage to be a part of a group with four other talented young girls–Lauren Jauregui, Normani Kordei, Dina Jane and Ally Brooke. Their group became known as 'Fifth Harmony' and went on to finish third place in the competition. In 2013, the group released the EP "Better Together" and became one of the biggest girl groups in the country.

After a few singing projects outside the group, Camila finally departed from Fifth Harmony in December of 2016 to become a solo artist. This decision shocked everyone and created multiple assumptions of what actually went down with her and the rest of the girls. They may not be in good terms when Camila left the group but she had almost instant success as a solo act. Her debut solo album landed number one on different charts worldwide including Billboard 200, while her hit song "Havana" made waves around the world and became number one in several countries.


Nominated for two awards at the 61st Annual Grammy Awards 2018

  • "Best Pop Vocal Album" for Camila
  • "Best Pop Solo Performance" for the live version of "Havana",

Had 112 nominations and 56 wins including:

  • "New Artist of the Year " (American Music Awards 2018)
  • "Best International Artist" (ARIA Music Awards 2018)
  • "Artist of the Year" (Asia Pop 40 Awards 2019)
  • "Best Female" (Global Awards 2018)
  • "Best Artist" (MTV Europe Music Awards 2018)

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This content is accurate and true to the best of the author’s knowledge and is not meant to substitute for formal and individualized advice from a qualified professional.

© 2019 ThatWallflowerJen

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    • ThatWallflowerJen profile imageAUTHOR


      2 months ago from PH

      Hi, Christopher. I know that Taylor and Katy are some of the biggest female young artists today but this list only contains artists 22 years old and younger. Hope you understand. Thanks for reading.

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      Christopher Nowak 

      2 months ago

      Taylor Swift and Katy Perry?!


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