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Top Neo Soul Female Artists

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Top Indie Soul / Female Neo Soul Artists

In a genre that may get overlook by R&B, Rock and, of course, Hip Hop, Neo Soul has long proven to never disappoint when it comes contributing to good music. Over the years, especially in recent years, the popularity of the soulful sound has been rising with artists singing from the heart about various topics that all can relate.

What truly accounts as Neo Soul, and what distinguish Neo Soul and Indie Soul from R&B and Pop, is the various reasons that are stated above. Music that can touch your soul that can have anyone enjoying the sound of love, pain, or joy, depending the subject matter of the song one is listening to.

Some of the first Neo Soul performing style artists are the likes of Sade. Sade rose to her stardom during the 1980s and became one of the greatest United Kingdom artists of all-time, producing a number of classical hits and selling millions records during the 80s and 90s.  Her smooth soulful sound brought her much success, and with the success I am sure many were inspired.

The true rise of Neo Soul occurred during the 1990s with over a dozen artists within genre, a genre that would stand the test of time. The rise can be contributed to the likes of Erykah Badu, Lauryn Hill, even though she is consider as a Hip Hop artists to some, D’Angelo and many more.

Into the present day of Neo Soul artists and singers, the below list of top female Neo Soul singers will breakdown how far the genre has grown compared to the 1990s as Neo Soul is becoming one of the more popular styles of music.




Top 25+ Neo Soul Artists

SZA. Social Media Outlets: Instagram: @SZA, Twitter: @SZA, Facebook: SZA, Youtube: SZA
Jorja Smith. Social Media Outlets: Instagram: @JorjaSmith_, Youtube: Jorja Smith, Facebook: Jorja Smith, Twitter: @Jorja Smith
Kali Uchis. Social Media Outlets: Instagram: @KaliUchis, Youtube: Kali Uchis, Twitter: @KaliUchis, Facebook: Kali Uchis
Ari Lennox. Social Media Outlets: Instagram: @AriLennox, Youtube: Ari Lennox, Twitter: @AriLennox, Facebook: Ari Lennox
Snoh Aalegra. Social Media Outlets: Instagram: @SnohAalegra, Youtube: Snoh Aalegra, Twitter: @SnohAalegra, Facebook: Snoh Aalegra
Joy Crookes.  Social Media Outlets: Instagram: @Joy Crookes, Youtube: Joy Crookes, Twitter: @Joy Crookes, Facebook: Joy Crookes
Lianne La Havas.  Social Media Outlets: Instagram: @Lianne La Havas, Youtube: Lianne La Havas, Twitter: @Lianne La Havas, Facebook: Lianne La Havas
Lion Babe. Social Media Outlets: Instagram: @LionBabe, Facebook: Lion Babe, Twitter: @Lion Babe, Youtube: Lion Babe 
Arlissa. Social Media Outlets: Instagram: @Arlissa, Youtube: Arlissa, Twitter: @Arlissa, Facebook: Arlissa
Raveena. Social Media Outlets: Instagram: @Raveena, Youtube: Raveena, Twitter: @Raveena, Facebook: Raveena
Ama Lou. Social Media Outlets: Instagram: @AmaLou, Facebook: Ama Lou, Twitter: @AmaLou, Youtube: Ama Lou 
Ravyn Lenae. Social Media Outlets: Instagram: @RavynLenae, Youtube: Ravyn Lenae, Twitter: @Ravyn Lenae, Facebook: Ravyn Lenae 
Celeste. Social Media Outles: Instagram: @Celeste, Youtube: Celeste, Twitter: @Celeste, Facebook: Celeste
Savannah Cristina.  Social Media Outlets: Instagram: @Savannah Cristina, Youtube: Savannah Cristina, Twitter: @Savannah Cristina
Mereba.  Social Media Outlets: Instagram: @Mereba, Youtube: Mereba, Twitter: @Mereba, Facebook: Mereba
NAO. Social Media Outlets: Instagram: @ThisIsNAO, Facebook: ThisIsNAO, Twitter: @ThisIsNAO,  Youtube: NAO
OSHUN. Social Media Outlets: Instagram: @OSHUN, Youtube: OSHUN, Twitter: @OSHUN,
Greentea Peng.  Social Media Outlets: Instagram: @Greentea Peng, Youtube: Greentea Peng, Twitter: @Greentea Peng, Facebook: Greentea Peng
Cleo Sol. Social Media Outlets: Instagram: @Cleo Sol, Youtube: Cleo Sol, Twitter: @Cleo Sol, Facebook: Cleo Sol
Kelsey Lou. Social Media Outlets: Instagram: @Kelsey Lou, Youtube: Kelsey Lou, Facebook: Kelsey Lou, Twitter: @Kelsey Lou
Kirby.  Social Media Outlets: Instagram: @Kirby, Youtube: Kirby, Twitter: @Kirby, Facebook: Kirby
Eryn Allen Kane.  Social Media Outlets: Instagram: @Eryn Allen Kane, Youtube: Eryn Allen Kane, Twitter: @Eryn Allen Kane, Facebook: Eryn Allen Kane
JGrrey.  Social Media Outlets: Instagram: @JGrrey, Youtube: JGrrey, Twitter: @JGrrey, Facebook: JGrrey
Kaiit. Social Media Outlets: Instagram: @Kaiit, Youtube: Kaiit, Facebook: Kaiit
Sudan Archives. Social Media Outlets: Youtube: Sudan Archives, Instagram: @SudanArchives
Abi Ocia.  Social Media Outlets: Instagram: @Abi Ocia, Youtube: Abi Ocia, Twitter: @Abi Ocia, Facebook: Abi Ocia
Ebz the Artist.  Social Media Outlets: Instagram: @Ebz the Artist, Youtube: Ebz the Artist




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*Unofficial Order, with the more popular artists that have the larger followers and subscribers, along with releasing the most recent music, being near the top.