4 Billboard 2019 Female Pop Singers Who Play the Guitar

Not all singers can actually play the guitar. If you agree with me, I would say singing is an inborn talent; but playing the guitar is a skill to master. We looked at the Billboard’s list of the Top 40 female pop singers in 2019 so far and conducted a little wiki research to see who can actually play the guitar.

Here are the 4 female pop singers listed in Billboard who can play various instruments especially the guitar.

Ashley Nicolette Frangipane

Halsey is a 24-year-old American singer-songwriter. She was born in Edison, New Jersey. Her song “Without Me” is ranked as 3rd in Billboard charts of Top 40 in 2019.

The song “Eastside” by Benny Blanco, Halsey, & Khalid has ranked 6th in the Billboard list. When she was 14 years old, she could already play the violin, viola, cello, and guitar.

Bleta “Bebe” Rexha

BebeRexha is also an American singer-songwriter. She was born in New York City, New York on August 30, 1989. Last Hurry is ranked 23rdon the Billboard’s list of Top 40 pop songs in 2019. Rexha can play the trumpet and she also taught herself how to play the guitar.

Alessia Caracciolo

Alessia Cara is a 22-year-old Canadian singer-songwriter. She was born in Brampton, Ontario, Canada. Her song “Out of Love” is ranked 31ston the Billboard’s list of Top 40 pop songs in 2019.

She could play the guitar at age 10. She also plays various other instruments such as ukulele and piano.

Elena Jane Goulding

Ellie Goulding was born in Herford, England. She’s 32 years old and a singer-songwriter. The song “Close to Me” by Ellie Goulding, Diplo, &Swae Lee is ranked 2ndon the Billboard’s list of Top 40 pop songs in 2019.

As early as 9 years old, she could already play the clarinet. She then started learning how to play the guitar by the age of 14.

Becoming successful in the music industry does not entail beauty and talent, but having skill in playing the guitar will surely add up to the singer’s fame. Why don’t you try to start honing your skill in guitar playing or other musical instruments?

You never know, you can be the next celebrity singer and guitarist.

In the other posts, we featured different rock music subgenres and the famous band guitarists. Hence, it’s just right and fitting to also get to know more about these singers by their music genres.

Favorite Music Genres of the Featured Singers

Here are the featured pop singers who ranked on the Billboard’s Top 40 pop songs and their music genres.


Her music genres are pop, electropop, synth-pop, and indie pop.


She loves to sing pop, R&B, and EDM.

Alessia Cara

R&B, pop, and soul music are her type of genre she loves to sing.

Ellie Goulding

Her types of music are electropop, synth-pop, indie pop, and folktronica.

Pop musicis a genre of popular music that originated in the United States and the United Kingdom in the 1950s. Pop and Rock were synonymous terms in the 1960s. This may explain why these singers also love playing the guitar because pop music is very related to rock music.

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