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These are the best rock bands fronted by women. The band must have a female singer.  Bonus points for multiple women musicians.  From Blondie to The Bangles to the Go-gos, these are the best girl bands, or bands that have female musicians in them. Specifically these bands have to have female vocalists, and some of these women are the best female vocalists of all time!

There's just something about a female rock band. I'm not talking about sex appeal, I'm talking about the music. When rock music is allowed to soar to it's highest heights with a female vocal range, magic can happen. Only women can really belt out rock the way that it is meant to be belted out That is certainly the case with all of these bands!
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363 187
Heart is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Greatest Chick Rock Bands Ever
Heart Pop music, Rock music, Folk rock

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2
304 126
Joan Jett and the Blackhearts is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Greatest Chick Rock Bands Ever
Joan Jett and the Blackhearts Rock music, Punk rock, Hard rock

3
268 219
Blondie is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Greatest Chick Rock Bands Ever
Blondie Hip hop music, Pop punk, New Wave

4
260 173
Pat Benatar is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Greatest Chick Rock Bands Ever
Pat Benatar New Wave, Rock music, Heavy metal

5
259 124
Fleetwood Mac is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Greatest Chick Rock Bands Ever
Fleetwood Mac Blues-rock, Pop music, Rock music

6
248 184
The Bangles is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Greatest Chick Rock Bands Ever
The Bangles Jangle pop, Girl group, New Wave

7
189 131
The Go-Go's is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Greatest Chick Rock Bands Ever
The Go-gos Pop punk, New Wave, Pop music

8
200 132
No Doubt is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Greatest Chick Rock Bands Ever
No Doubt Pop punk, New Wave, Pop music

9
202 105
The Pretenders is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Greatest Chick Rock Bands Ever

10
179 164
Garbage is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Greatest Chick Rock Bands Ever
Garbage Pop music, Trip hop, Rock music

11
204 96
The Runaways is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Greatest Chick Rock Bands Ever
The Runaways Rock music, Heavy metal, Glam rock

12
172 126
Eurythmics is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Greatest Chick Rock Bands Ever
Eurythmics Synthpop, New Wave, Pop music

13
192 121
Evanescence is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Greatest Chick Rock Bands Ever
Evanescence Rock music, Gothic metal, Alternative rock

14
158 92
Jefferson Airplane is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Greatest Chick Rock Bands Ever
Jefferson Airplane Blues-rock, Psychedelic folk, Rock music

15
117 176
Hole is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Greatest Chick Rock Bands Ever
Hole Noise rock, Grunge, Pop rock

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16
135 95
The B-52's is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Greatest Chick Rock Bands Ever
The B-52's New Wave, Pop music, Rock music

17
181 84
The Cranberries is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Greatest Chick Rock Bands Ever
The Cranberries Jangle pop, New Wave, Rock music

18
131 72
Lita Ford is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Greatest Chick Rock Bands Ever
Lita Ford Glam metal, Rock music, Heavy metal

19
97 120
Berlin is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Greatest Chick Rock Bands Ever
Berlin Synthpop, New Wave, Rock music

20
112 131
Florence and the Machine is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Greatest Chick Rock Bands Ever
Florence and the Machine Neo soul, Baroque pop, Electronica

21
124 120
Siouxsie & the Banshees is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Greatest Chick Rock Bands Ever
Siouxsie & the Banshees New Wave, Gothic rock, Alternative rock

22
134 135
Paramore is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Greatest Chick Rock Bands Ever
Paramore Pop punk, Rock music, Emo

23
103 110
The Donnas is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Greatest Chick Rock Bands Ever
The Donnas Pop punk, Rock music, Garage punk

24
85 105
10,000 Maniacs is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Greatest Chick Rock Bands Ever
10,000 Maniacs Jangle pop, Rock music, Folk rock

25
90 134
Yeah Yeah Yeahs is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Greatest Chick Rock Bands Ever
Yeah Yeah Yeahs Dance-punk, Rock music, Garage punk

26
99 112
Veruca Salt is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Greatest Chick Rock Bands Ever
Veruca Salt Grunge, Power pop, Post-grunge

27
74 105
Divinyls is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Greatest Chick Rock Bands Ever
Divinyls New Wave, Pop music, Rock music

28
97 87
Halestorm is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Greatest Chick Rock Bands Ever
Halestorm Rock music, Heavy metal, Post-grunge

29
53 104
Quarterflash is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Greatest Chick Rock Bands Ever
Quarterflash New Wave, Rock music, Pop rock

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30
66 103
Indigo Girls is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Greatest Chick Rock Bands Ever
Indigo Girls Folk rock

31
75 94
Big Brother and the Holding Co... is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Greatest Chick Rock Bands Ever
Big Brother and the Holding Company Blues-rock, Punk blues, Rock music

32
55 96
'Til Tuesday is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Greatest Chick Rock Bands Ever
lemonhead added 'Til Tuesday New Wave, Alternative rock

33
75 99
L7 is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Greatest Chick Rock Bands Ever
L7 Riot grrrl, Grunge, Heavy metal

34
65 90
The Corrs is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Greatest Chick Rock Bands Ever
The Corrs Celtic rock, Pop music, Rock music

35
47 97
Edie Brickell & New Bohemians is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Greatest Chick Rock Bands Ever
Edie Brickell & New Bohemians Jangle pop, Blues-rock, Folk rock

36
69 80
Wilson Phillips is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Greatest Chick Rock Bands Ever
derek1969 added Wilson Phillips Adult contemporary music, Pop music, Pop rock

37
56 78
Flyleaf is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Greatest Chick Rock Bands Ever
Flyleaf Nu metal, Rock music, Heavy metal

38
49 65
Vixen is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Greatest Chick Rock Bands Ever
punksnotdead added Vixen Glam metal, Rock music, Heavy metal

39
37 93
Grace Potter and the Nocturnal... is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Greatest Chick Rock Bands Ever
Grace Potter and the Nocturnals Blue-eyed soul, Pop music, Rock music

40
38 68
Scandal is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Greatest Chick Rock Bands Ever
Scandal New Wave, Rock music, Pop rock

41
48 85
t.A.T.u. is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Greatest Chick Rock Bands Ever
Riot18 added t.A.T.u. Synthpop, Rock music, Electronic music

42
17 16
The White Stripes is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Greatest Chick Rock Bands Ever
The White Stripes Blues-rock, Punk blues, Rock music

43
44 88
The Waitresses is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Greatest Chick Rock Bands Ever
The Waitresses New Wave

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45 86
The Motels is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Greatest Chick Rock Bands Ever
The Motels New Wave, Pop rock, Alternative rock

45
46 98
Sleater-Kinney is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Greatest Chick Rock Bands Ever
Sleater-Kinney Riot grrrl, Rock music, Grunge

46
47 77
The Pretty Reckless is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Greatest Chick Rock Bands Ever
The Pretty Reckless Post-grunge, Alternative rock, Punk rock

47
43 92
The Ting Tings is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Greatest Chick Rock Bands Ever
The Ting Tings Synthpunk, Synthpop, New Wave

48
31 87
Orianthi is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Greatest Chick Rock Bands Ever
ChrisPezzica added Orianthi Pop punk, Glam metal, Blues-rock

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0 2
Beach House is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Greatest Chick Rock Bands Ever
Luke Albright added Beach House Indie pop, Shoegazing, Electronic music

50
41 97
The Distillers is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Greatest Chick Rock Bands Ever
The Distillers Pop punk, Street punk, Alternative rock