2 Sheila E.(Percussionist)
3 Karen Carpenter(Singer & Drummer Known for Her Distinctive Three-Octave Contralto Vocal Range)
One half of the popular musical duo The Carpenters, Karen Carpenter was an American drummer and singer. Her death at age 32 and life-long struggles with eating disorders led to increased awareness of conditions like anorexia and body dysmorphia, which were little-known at the time. In 2010, Carpenter was named on Rolling Stone's 100 greatest singers of all time list.
4 Teddy Geiger(Musician)
5 Lauren Mayberry(Vocalist and Percussionist of the Scottish Pop Band 'Chvrches')
Lauren Mayberry is a Scottish singer, songwriter, and musician. Mayberry, who possesses a soprano singing voice, is the lead vocalist of the popular Scottish synth-pop band Chvrches, where she also plays keyboards and drums. One-third of the band, Mayberry co-produces and co-writes the songs along with Martin Doherty and Iain Cook. A vocal feminist, Mayberry runs the feminist collective, TYCI.
6 Kim Deal(Singer)
7 Kate Nash(Singer-songwriter)
8 Kathleen Hanna(Singer)
9 Kate Schellenbach(Drummer)
10 Lisa Cimorelli(Musician, Singer)
11 Sophie B. Hawkins(Singer-songwriter)
12 Janet Weiss(Drummer)
13 Debbi Peterson(Musician)
14 Sandy West(Former Drummer with the hard rock group The Runaways in the 1970s)
15 Caroline Corr(Musician)
16 Cindy Blackman Santana(Drummer)
17 Meshell Ndegeocello(Singer-songwriter)
18 Lisa Hannigan(Singer-songwriter)
19 Gina Schock(Musician)
21 Nora En Pure(DJ)
South African-born Daniela Di Lillo, or Nora En Pure, grew up in Switzerland, where she was introduced to music as a child. Now a world-renowned sensation in electronic music, she is known as the Queen of Deep House. The International Dance Music Award winner was previously also part of the Helvetic Nerds.
22 Juliana Hatfield(Musician)
23 Moe Tucker(Musician, Singer-songwriter)
24 Torry Castellano(Musician)
25 Viva Seifert(Musician, Rhythmic gymnast)
Apart from being an actor and a musician, Viva Seifert is also former rhythmic gymnast who has represented Britain in the 1992 Barcelona Olympics. She won a Game Award for her role in the video game Her Story and has performed as part of Bikini Atoll and Joe Gideon & the Shark.