The Best Female British Gospel Singers

This article lists  female gospel music singers who are natives or residents of the United Kingdom.

Esther Farinde

1. Emeli Sandé

Sandé released her first solo single "Heaven" in August 2011. She has two number-one singles across the UK and Ireland with "Read All About It" with Professor Green and "Beneath Your Beautiful", a collaboration with Labrinth. Her album Our Version of Events spent ten non-consecutive weeks at number one and became the best-selling album of 2012 in the UK, with over 1 million sales. In 2012, she performed in both the Opening and Closing ceremonies of the London Olympics. In 2013, at the Brit Awards 2013 ceremony, she won two awards: Best British Female Solo Artist, and British Album of the Year.

2. Annastasia Baker

Born: 16 November 1988
Record label: Black Grape Records
Albums: You Turn
Genres: Gospel music, Soul music

Annastasia Anneve Baker (born 16 November 1988) is a British Gospel singer, and song writer, Annastasia first caught the public eye as a contestant who progressed into the top six female singers in the judges round of the 2008 edition of The X Factor (UK series 5). Undeterred by not getting past this stage, Annastasia subsequently auditioned for the X Factor 2010 series, The X Factor (UK series 7) and once again made it to the judges round. Annastasia Baker was nominated for a MOBO Award in the "Best Gospel Act " category in September 2014.

3. Esther Farinde

Born: 19 February 1984

Esther Farinde is a British gospel singer and song writer. She is also known as a Vocal Workshop Facilitator, who mentors young aspiring singers through her involvement with church choirs, as well as through projects such as RM19, run under the auspices of The Royal Opera House. Esther has also been involved in the delivery of music-based projects as a member of the Barbican Learning and Development team.


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