The Best Female Rock Singers Bands/Musicians
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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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    Rock music, Folk rock, Pop rock

    ) open
  2. 2
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    most listed
    Classic rock, Pop music, Rock music

    ) open
  3. 3
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    the people's #1
    New Wave, Rock music, Heavy metal

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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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    Hip hop music, Alternative hip hop, New Wave

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

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    added by First L
    Blue-eyed soul, New Wave, Pop music

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    Alternative rock, Alternative metal

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    New Wave, Rock music, Latin American music

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    Pop music, Rock music, Experimental rock

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  12. 12
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    Blues-rock, Pop music, Rock music

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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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    Rock music, Folk rock, Pop rock

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    Hip Pop R&B, Synthpop, New Wave

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

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    Blues-rock, Rock music, Protopunk

    ) open
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    Pop music, Soft rock

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    Blues-rock, Heartland rock, Rock music

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    Ballad, Wagnerian rock, Pop music

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    added by MChi
    Pop music, Rock music, Pop rock

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    Blues-rock, Blue-eyed soul, Pop music

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    Glam metal, Rock music, Heavy metal

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    New Wave, Disco, Pop music

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    Hip hop music, Rock music, Dance-pop

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    Lied, Gothic metal, Operatic pop

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    Pop music, Trip hop, Rock music

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    Pop punk, Pop music, Emo

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    added by MChi
    Pop music, Folk music, Folk jazz

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    Pop punk, Pop music, Rock music

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    added by Coolza
    Pop punk, New Wave, Pop music

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    Pop music, Folk rock

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    + 520
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    added by mal1
    Synthpop, Pop rock, Alternative rock

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    ranked low on reranks & added by BigDogBama
    Pop music, Rock music, Electronic music

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  39. 39
    + 471
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    often listed & ranked high on reranks
    Noise rock, Grunge, Folk rock

    ) open
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    + 751
    - 731

    ranked low on reranks & added by richerb

    ) open
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    + 458
    - 815

    added by First L
    New Wave, Gothic rock, Alternative rock

    ) open
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    + 595
    - 831

    Blues-rock, Pop music, Folk music

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    + 536
    - 963

    Doom metal, Gothic rock, Gothic metal

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    Piano rock, Dark cabaret, Electronic dance music

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    added by minna05
    Blue-eyed soul, Pop music, Traditional pop music

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    added by mal1
    Pop music, Rock music, Folk music

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    ranked low on reranks & added by minna05
    Adult contemporary music, Pop music, Rock music

    ) open
  48. 48
    + 471
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    Progressive metal, Gothic metal, Symphonic metal

    ) open
  49. 49
    + 344
    - 565

    added by richerb
    Pop music, Rock music

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    + 432
    - 981

    Electronic dance music, Jazz, Tribal house

    ) open
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