Greatest rock female singers
of all times


TM, ®, Copyright © 1999 Piero Scaruffi
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  1. Grace Slick (Jefferson Airplane)
  2. Nico (Nico)
  3. Diamanda Galas (Diamanda Galas)
  4. Hope Nicholls (Fetchin Bones)
  5. Enya (Enya)
  6. Janis Joplin (Janis Joplin)
  7. Patti Smith (Patti Smith)
  8. Mary Margaret O'Hara (Mary Margaret O'Hara)
  9. Bjork (Bjork)
  10. Kat Bjelland (Babes In Toyland)
  11. Elizabeth Frazer (Cocteau Twins)
  12. Laura Nyro (Laura Nyro)
  13. Mia Zapata (Gits)
  14. Sinead O'Connor
  15. Tina Turner
  16. Exene Cervenka (X)
  17. Phoebe Snow
  18. Joni Mitchell (Joni Mitchell)
  19. Loreena McKennitt
  20. Anna Homler
  • Azita Youssefi (Scissor Girls)
  • Eleanor Friedberger (Fiery Furnaces)
  • Muffin Spencere (Brassy)
  • Neko Case
  • Karen Lee Orzelek
  • Anneli Marian Drecker (Bel Canto)
  • Lisa Gerrard (Dead Can Dance)
  • Tori Amos
  • Natalie Merchant (10,000 Maniacs)
  • Carrie Akre (Hammerbox, Goodness)
  • Gilly Smyth (Gong)
  • Mimi Goose (Hugo Largo)
  • Leslie Rankine (Silverfish, Ruby)
  • Thalia Zedek (Live Skull)
  • Dagmar Krause (Art Bears)
  • Nina Hagen
  • Lynda Stipe (Hetch Hetchy)
  • Delores O'Riordan (Cranberries)
  • Rickie Lee Jones
  • Sarah Shannon (Velocity Girl)
  • Tara Key (Antietam)
  • Madonna
  • Polly Harvey
  • Annette Peacock
  • Jennifer Charles (Elysian Fields)
  • Fiona Apple
  • Terry Garthwaite
  • Margo Timmins (Cowboy Junkies)
  • Beth Gibbons (Portishead)
  • Mary Chapin Carpenter
  • Agnetha Faltskog (Abba)
  • Liz Phair
  • Kim Carnes
  • Joan Armatrading
  • Bonnie Raitt
  • Poly Styrene (X Ray Spex)
  • Lydia Lunch
  • Linda Ronstadt
  • Melissa Etheridge
  • Sheila Chandra
  • Harriet Wheeler (Sundays)
  • Joan Jett
  • Neneh Cherry
  • Sarah Cracknell (Saint Etienne)
  • Nanci Griffith
  • Emmylou Harris
  • Chrissie Hynde (Pretenders)
  • Courtney Love (Hole)
  • Gloria Gaynour
  • Grace Jones
  • Jarboe (Swans)
  • Kate Pierson (B52's)
  • Tanya Donelly (Belly)
  • Ani Di Franco
  • Hope Sandoval (Mazzy Star)
  • Thelma Houston
  • Sandy Denny
  • Nina Gordon (Veruca Salt)
  • Kate Bush
  • Anneli Marian Drecker (Bel Canto)
  • Sade
  • Shirley Manson (Garbage)
  • Lida Husik
  • Carla Torgeson (Walkabouts)
  • Mimi Goese (Hugo Largo)
  • Natacha Atlas (Transglobal Underground)
  • Amy Denio (Tone Dogs)
  • Jane Siberry
  • Jennifer Herrema (Royal Trux)
  • Laetitia "Seaya" Sadier (Stereolab)
  • Stevie Nicks (Fleetwood Mac)
  • Nina Persson (Cardigans)
  • Whitney Houston
  • Diana Ross (Supremes)
  • Skin (Skunk Anansie)
  • Lauryn Hill
  • Ann Wilson
  • Joan Baez
  • Donna Summer
  • Naomi Yang (Damon & Naomi)
  • Kelly Hogan (Jody Grind)
  • Georgia Hubley (Yo La Tengo)
  • Wanda Jackson
  • Darlene Love (Crystals)
  • Kristen Hersh (Throwing Muses)
  • Siouxsie Sioux
  • Carole King
  • Maria McKee
  • Isabel Monteiro (Drugstore)
  • Mariah Carey
  • Annie Lennox
  • Maria Azevedo (Battery)
  • Martha Reeves
  • Amelia Fletcher (Heavenly)
  • Mary Weiss (Shangri-las)
  • Agnetha Asa Faltskog (Abba)
  • Louise Rhodes (Lamb)
  • Dusty Springfield
  • Sheryl Crow
  • Bonnie Tyler
  • Sheena Easton
  • Celine Dion