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The Best Female Rock Singers

List Criteria: Female rock vocalists only!

Best female rock vocalists of all time include some of the greatest girl rock singers ever. This list includes some of the most memorable rock goddesses ever -- women whose voices ring out powerfully in every single song. Who deserves the top spot? That's up to you to decide, with your votes. Be sure to vote up the female rock vocalists you like the most, and vote down any that you just don't like. You can also make your own unique list by reranking, and you can add women to the list as well.

Any list about the best female rock singers should include iconic names like Stevie Nicks, Melissa Etheridge, Pat Benatar and Joan Jett. These women have been belting out amazing tunes for decades, and none show any signs of slowing down. And of course, anyone who appreciates great rock music knows that Heart's Ann Wilson has one of the most stunning, awe-inspiring voices in rock history. Amy Lee, the lead singer of Evanescence, is a huge favorite as well. Her vocal prowess is astounding.

Those choices are pretty obvious, but there are others who might not be. This list includes the best female rock vocalists from all types of rock music: Glam punk, hard rock, pop rock and more. Nothing is off limits, so vote away and enjoy.
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    most listed Classic rock, Pop music, Rock music

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    the people's #1 New Wave, Rock music, Heavy metal

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    Rock music, Folk rock, Pop rock

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    Blues-rock, Rock music, Folk music

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    Glam punk, Rock and roll, Hard rock

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    added by mal1 Rock music, Dance-pop, Rhythm and blues

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    Hip hop music, Alternative hip hop, New Wave

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    Alternative rock, Alternative metal

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    New Wave, Rock music, Latin American music

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    Blues-rock, Pop music, Rock music

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    Pop music, Rock music, Experimental rock

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    New Wave, Rock music, Punk rock

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    added by misterp01 Adult contemporary music, New Wave, Pop music

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    Blues-rock, Pop music, Rock music

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    Pop music, Rock music, Rhythm and blues

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    Hip Pop R&B, Synthpop, New Wave

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    often listed Blues-rock, Rock music, Protopunk

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    ranked low on reranks & added by minna05 Pop music, Soft rock

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    Ballad, Wagnerian rock, Pop music

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    Glam metal, Rock music, Heavy metal

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    ranked low on reranks & added by MChi Rock music, Folk rock, Pop rock

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    often listed & ranked high on reranks Lied, Gothic metal, Operatic pop

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    Blues-rock, Heartland rock, Rock music

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    New Wave, Disco, Pop music

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    added by MChi Pop music, Rock music, Pop rock

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    ranked low on reranks & added by selenemastiffs Hip hop music, Synthpunk, Pop punk

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    Pop music, Trip hop, Rock music

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    Pop punk, Pop music, Rock music

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    added by MChi Pop music, Folk music, Folk jazz

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    often listed & ranked high on reranks Progressive metal, Gothic metal, Symphonic metal

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    ranked low on reranks Pop music, Folk rock

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    added by Coolza Pop punk, New Wave, Pop music

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    ranked low on reranks Blues-rock, Blue-eyed soul, Pop music

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    Hip hop music, Rock music, Dance-pop

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    Pop punk, Pop music, Emo

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    often listed & ranked high on reranks Noise rock, Grunge, Folk rock

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    Indie pop, Rock music, Piano rock

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    Piano rock, Dark cabaret, Electronic dance music

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    often listed & ranked high on reranks Electronic dance music, Jazz, Tribal house

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    often listed & ranked high on reranks Progressive metal, Gothic rock, Symphonic black metal

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    Doom metal, Gothic rock, Gothic metal

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    Doro Pesch hard rock, metal

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    Indie pop, Celtic rock, Rock music

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