Africa, a continent rich in diversity and culture, has produced a plethora of talented artistes who have not only captivated the world with their musical prowess but also stunned audiences with their beauty.

These talented and beautiful women continue to shape the narrative of African music, captivating audiences worldwide with their voices, style, and grace. As they navigate the global music scene, their influence extends far beyond borders, reinforcing the idea that African beauty and talent are forces to be reckoned with on the world stage.

STYLEAFRIQUE™•com explores the top twenty most beautiful African female artists in no particular order. These artistes exceptional talent and striking looks have earned them global recognition.

1. Lola Rae (Nigeria)

Lola Rae
Lola Rae. Photo Credit: Lola Rae/Instagram

Lola Rae is a Nigerian born artist and dancer. She was born to a British father and a Ghanaian mother. She started off as a dancer working in a dance group called Mystical. The group participated in the reality show Britain Got Talent in which Lola got a chance to sing. She gained recognition following the release of her debut single “Watch My Ting Go” which received positive review and thus earned her a nomination for Most Promising Female Act to Watch Out For at the 2013 Nigeria Entertainment Awards.

2. Nandy (Tanzania)

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Tanzanian singer Nandy, is a remarkable talent who has clinched the East Africa category at the All Africa Music Award not once but twice – initially in 2017 and then repeating the feat three years later. Beyond her enchanting vocals, she also demonstrates her acting prowess, a true testament to her multifaceted talent. Excelling in both domains sets her apart on an entirely different level. With her breathtaking beauty and captivating music, Nandy has rightfully earned her place as one of Africa’s most stunning female artistes.

3. Chidinma Ekile (Nigeria)

Chidinma Ekile
Chidinma Ekile. Photo Credit: iMiCROd/Instagram

Chidinma Ekile, known mononymously as Chidinma, gained fame after winning the third season of Project Fame West Africa. Her charming looks and musical talent have solidified her place in the Nigerian music industry.

4. Vanessa Owusu (Ghana)

Vanessa Owusu
Vanessa Owusu. Photo Credit: Vanessa Owusu/Instagram

Deborah Vanessa Owusu-Bonsu, born on August 25th, 1984, is a highly accomplished Ghanaian television show host, model, musician, scholar, and graphic artist. Her multifaceted career has seen remarkable success across various domains. As a singer-songwriter, Vanessa has garnered widespread acclaim for seamlessly blending Ghanaian traditional music with contemporary styles, showcasing her unparalleled talent and contributing to her immense popularity. Beyond her musical prowess, Vanessa Owusu is celebrated for her breathtaking beauty and serves as a true inspiration with her unwavering passion for music. Undoubtedly, she stands out as one of the most captivating and talented female musicians in Africa.

5. Munachi (Nigeria)

Munachi. Photo Credit: Munachi/Instagram

Munachi, born on November 5th, 1987, in Port Harcourt, River State, stands out as one of Africa’s exceptionally stunning female musicians. Renowned for her captivating performances and remarkable stage presence, she has graced the Nigerian music scene with numerous chart-topping hits, such as “If You Love Me” and “Love Song.”

A multifaceted talent, Munachi is not only a rap artist but also a singer-songwriter, performer, TV personality, and model. Her artistic prowess extends beyond music, and she clinched the prestigious Most Beautiful Girl in Nigeria award in 2007, a testament to her undeniable charm and grace.

Audiences are drawn to Munachi not only for her musical prowess but also for the radiant beauty that emanates through her performances. With an aura of passion and elegance, Munachi has rightfully earned her place as one of Africa’s most enchanting and admired female musicians.

6. Sona Jobarteh (Gambia)

Sona Jobarteh
Sona Jobarteh. Photo Credit: Sona Jobarteh/Instagram

Sona Jobarteh, hailing from Gambia, is a versatile artist known for her skills as a vocalist, guitarist, and kora player, as well as her talent as a composer. As the first female Kora virtuoso in her esteemed West African Griot family lineage, Sona has elevated her craft by mastering the intricacies of the 21-stringed instrument. Descended from the renowned Jobarteh family of kora players, she has brought a fresh perspective to her music, blending elements of folk, Afro-pop, and jazz. Sona’s captivating presence sets her apart, and her allure extends beyond words, making her a distinctive figure in the musical landscape.

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7. Vanessa Mdee (Tanzania)

Vanessa Mdee
Vanessa Mdee. Photo Credit: Vanessa Mdee/Instagram

Tanzanian singer Vanessa Mdee has not only captivated audiences with her melodious voice but has also graced screens as a versatile TV host for MTV. Additionally, she has showcased her talent as a radio host, adding another dimension to her multifaceted career. Renowned for her adept hosting skills, she has had the privilege of conducting interviews with prominent global stars.

Making her foray into the music scene in 2012, she swiftly garnered acclaim, clinching awards and forging collaborations with some of Tanzania’s most prominent artists. Presently, she dedicates her focus to the realm of music, achieving remarkable success across the African continent. In recognition of her talent and influence, she holds the impressive seventh position in the esteemed list of the top 10 hottest African female musicians.

8. Tiwa Savage (Nigeria)

Tiwa Savage
Tiwa Savage. Photo Credit: Tiwa Savage/Instagram

One of the biggest stars in the continent right now. With her sultry voice and captivating stage presence, Tiwa Savage is not only a musical powerhouse but also a beauty icon. The Nigerian singer has made significant contributions to Afrobeat and continues to shine in the global music arena.

9. Mayra Andrade (Cape Verde)

Mayra Andrade
Mayra Andrade. Photo Credit: Lorena Dini/Instagram

Mayra Andrade, born on February 13th, 1985, in Havana, Cuba, to Cape Verdean parents, is a captivating singer and songwriter. Currently residing in Lisbon, Portugal, for her recording endeavors, she has become a prominent figure in the African music scene. With a voice that can be likened to a mesmerizing nightingale or an ethereal angel gracing the sky, Andrade’s talent and beauty have left an indelible mark on the hearts of her audience.

10. Habida – Kenya

Habida Moloney
Habida Moloney. Photo Credit: Habida Moloney/Instagram

Habida Moloney is the perfect definition of beauty with brains. Not only does this Kenyan musician have a gorgeous face, but she’s also one of her generation’s best African female singers. Habida has created timeless songs like ‘So Lovely’ and ‘You’re All I Need’ that embody love in its purest form. Habida is one of the most beautiful female musicians in Africa; she makes men drool for her – day and night.

11. Daphne (Cameroon)

Daphne. Photo Credit: Daphne/Instagram

The Cameroonian sensation Daphne has not only conquered the hearts of her fans with her soulful tunes but also with her radiant beauty. She is a rising star in the Afrobeat genre. She began her career in 2013 and became known with the song “Rastafari”. In 2016, she launched her album “Here To Stay” and was nominated for best female artiste of Central Africa at the AFRIMMA (African Muzik Magazine Awards) in the USA. In 2017, she gained notoriety thanks to her song Calèe, which was a huge success.

12. Becca (Ghana)

Becca, a Ghanaian Afropop singer and actress, is celebrated for her angelic voice and timeless beauty. She gained recognition through her involvement in the television program Mentor on TV3, a popular Ghanaian TV station. Her debut single, “You Lied To Me,” was released in August 2007 as part of the album “Sugar.” Her accolades include prestigious awards such as The Ghana Music Awards and Kora Music Awards. Her influence extends beyond the borders of Ghana, making her a prominent figure in African music

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13. Victoria Kimani (Kenya)

Victoria Kimani
Victoria Kimani. Photo Credit: Andre Apraksin/Instagram

Victoria Kimani is a Kenyan singer, songwriter, and actress. She has been in the music industry for over a decade, and her music blends various genres, including Afro-pop, R&B, and hip-hop. She has collaborated with various African and international artists, including Sarkodie, Diamond Platnumz, and Khuli Chana. Her beautiful magnificence has bugged folks as many wish to know the fortunate man she is relationship. Apart from wonderful curves her magnificence is complimented by different colorful hairstyles that she likes to placed on.

14. Efya (Ghana)

Efya. Photo Credit: Efya/Instagram

Efya, a renowned neo-soul singer hailing from Ghana, is the daughter of the celebrated filmmaker and television host, Nana Adwoa Awindor, known for the show “Greetings From Abroad.” She gained recognition through her involvement in the Stars of the Future program, dedicated to discovering emerging talents. Notably, Efya has clinched the prestigious Best Female Vocal Performance award at The Ghana Music Awards on four occasions. She is celebrated not only for her vocal prowess but also for her stunning looks. She has collaborated with international artists and continues to make waves in the music scene.

15. Josey (Ivory Coast)

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Josey is an Ivorian singer and song write of Coupé-décalé, Afro-Zouk, Contemporary RnB, Soul Music and Afro-dance. Ivory Coast’s Josey is a captivating artist with a magnetic stage presence. Her beauty and talent have garnered her a dedicated fan base across the continent.

16. Irene Ntale (Uganda)

Irene Ntale
Irene Ntale. Photo credit: Irene Ntale/Instagram

This 33 year old is a Ugandan singer and songwriter. Irene mostly sings in the RnB, reggae, and acoustic soul genres but also tries different styles especially in collabos. Irene began off performing different folks’s songs, however later started writing her personal; releasing hit singles like “Love Letter”, “addiction”, “Gyobera” and “Stick With Me”. 

17. Sheebah Karungi (Uganda)

Sheebah Karungi
Sheebah Karungi. Photo Credit: Sheebah Karungi/Instagram

Award-winning Ugandan singer and songwriter Sheebah Karungi is not only a trendsetter in the music industry but also a style icon. She has released several albums, including her 2019 album “Samanya”, which features some of her best songs. Her music is a mix of afrobeat and dancehall, with lyrics that explore love, heartbreak, and social issues. Her beauty and fearless attitude have made her a standout figure in East African music.

18. Juliana Kanyomozi (Uganda)

Juliana Kanyomozi
Juliana Kanyomozi. Photo Credit: Zakie Photography/Instagram

Juliana is better known as a Musician and a judge in East Africa’s biggest singing competition show Tusker Project Fame. The Ugandan singer also does acting; having appeared in the movie ‘Kiwani’. Her biggest songs include usiende mbali, mpita njia and haturudi nyuma.

She has won many awards in Uganda and across the continent. She also receives beauty accolades. In 2013 Big Eye Magazine voted her one of the most beautiful Ugandan women of all time.

19. Charlotte Dipanda (Cameroon)

Charlotte Dipanda
Charlotte Dipanda. Photo Credit: Charlotte Dipanda/Instagram

The Cameroonian singer Charlotte Dipanda is celebrated for her soul-stirring vocals and natural beauty. She has earned recognition both within Africa and internationally.

20. Ivorian Doll (Ivory Coast)

Ivorian Doll
Ivorian Doll. Photo Credit: The Lagos Paparazzi/Instagram

Vanessa Mahi, born on December 17th, 1997, is a talented Ivorian singer, dancer, and songwriter residing in Abidjan. Going by the stage name Ivorian Doll, she has captivated audiences with a series of enchanting singles, including “Oya Oya” and “Mama.” Beyond her musical prowess, her captivating beauty serves as a powerful source of inspiration, propelling her to emerge as one of the most stunning female musicians in the African music scene.