Female Rock Singers

Throughout history, there have been many women rock singers who have made significant contribution to the field. The list includes many familiar and great female rock singers such as Miley Cyrus, Taylor Momsen, Avril Lavigne, Kylie Minogue, Amy Lee.The women rock singers featured in this list are from United States, United Kingdom, Canada & Australia and many more countries.

 1 Miley Cyrus

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Famous As: Singer, Songwriter, Actress
Birthdate: November 23, 1992
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Nationality: American

Miley Cyrus, the American singer-songwriter and actress, is known for her wide range in music, spanning from pop and country pop to hip hop. The portrayal of the title character of television series, Hannah Montana, made her a teen idol. Her personal life has often sparked controversy, especially when she came out as pansexual and talked about use of cannabis.

 2 Taylor Momsen

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Famous As: TV Actress, Singer-songwriter, Actress
Birthdate: July 26, 1993
Sun Sign: Leo
Nationality: American

Taylor Momsen is an American model, singer-songwriter, and former actress. She started her career as a child actress and became famous for playing Cindy Lou Who in the comedy film How the Grinch Stole Christmas. She then quit acting to focus on music; over the years, she has been contributing to the success of the rock band The Pretty Reckless.

 3 Yoko Ono

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Famous As: Artist
Birthdate: February 18, 1933
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Nationality: Japanese

Yoko Ono is a Japanese multimedia artist, peace activist, and singer-songwriter. She came into prominence after marrying John Lennon of the Beatles. She is widely criticized for her unquestionable influence over John Lennon and his music. She is also often blamed for the disbandment of The Beatles. Despite all these criticisms, Yoko Ono continues to go on her merry way.

 4 Tina Turner

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Famous As: Singer
Birthdate: November 26, 1939
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Nationality: American

Known as the Queen of Rock 'n' Roll, Tina Turner is one of the best-selling recording artists of all time and has had a very long and successful career. Let's Stay Together, What's Love Got to Do with It, Private Dancer and Golden Eye are some of her chartbuster songs. She is also a songwriter and has acted in films too.

 5 Avril Lavigne

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Famous As: Singer-songwriter
Birthdate: September 27, 1984
Sun Sign: Libra
Nationality: Canadian, French

Success came early to Canadian singer and songwriter Avril Lavigne. At fourteen, she performed with Canadian icon, Shania Twain, and at sixteen, bagged a two-album recording contract with Arista Records. Her debut album Let Go released soon, became a huge success, made her a teen idol and earned Grammy Award nominations. With subsequent albums, her popularity has only increased.

 6 Lisa Marie Presley

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Famous As: Singer-songwriter
Birthdate: February 1, 1968
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Nationality: American

The only child of the legendary singer and musician, Elvis Presley, Lisa Marie Presley fought her addiction with drugs during her teens and later launched herself as singer-songwriter with her debut album To Whom It May Concern. It was followed by two more commercially and critically successful albums. Lisa Marie Presley has also earned appreciation for her numerous philanthropic work.

 7 Linda Ronstadt

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Famous As: Singer, Songwriter, Musician
Birthdate: July 15, 1946
Sun Sign: Cancer
Nationality: American

One of the world's best-selling music artists ever, Linda Ronstadt has sold over 100 million records worldwide. She performed in diverse genres, including Latin, light opera, rock, and country. She is also one of the most decorated female music artists of all time, having won prestigious awards, such as the National Medal of Arts and Humanities.

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 8 Joni Mitchell

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Famous As: Singer
Birthdate: November 7, 1943
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Nationality: Canadian

Joni Mitchell is one of the most popular Canadian singer-songwriters. Widely regarded as one of the greatest songwriters of all time, her songs reflect her feelings about joy, romance, disillusionment, and confusion. Apart from being a musician, Joni is also a visual artist who designs most of her album covers. In fact, she calls herself a painter derailed by circumstance.  

 9 Courtney Love

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Famous As: Singer, Actress
Birthdate: July 9, 1964
Sun Sign: Cancer
Nationality: American

Courtney Love is an American singer-songwriter, widely regarded as one of the most influential figures in the alternative rock and grunge music scenes of the last three decades. Known for her distinctive style and confrontational lyrics, Love has been a major influence on aspiring female rock musicians across the world. She is also an ardent supporter of LGBT rights.

 10 Pink

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Famous As: Singer-songwriter
Birthdate: September 8, 1979
Sun Sign: Virgo
Nationality: American

Pink is an American singer-songwriter known for her acrobatic stage presence and raspy voice. Having sold more than 90 million records worldwide, Pink is one of the best-selling musicians in the world. A recipient of several prestigious awards, Pink was named in VH1's 100 Greatest Women in Music list. Her work has inspired many other artists like Taylor Swift.

 11 Tracy Chapman

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Famous As: Singer
Birthdate: March 30, 1964
Sun Sign: Aries
Nationality: American

A four-time Grammy Award-winning artist, singer Tracy Chapman is best known for her hit single, Give Me One Reason. Interested in music from a young age, she learned to play multiple instruments as a child. She made her major-stage debut in 1985 and soon became a sensational hit. She is also known for her social activism.

 12 Agnetha Faltskog

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Famous As: Swedish musician
Birthdate: April 5, 1950
Sun Sign: Aries
Nationality: Swedish

 13 Joan Jett

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Famous As: Singer, Composer
Birthdate: September 22, 1958
Sun Sign: Virgo
Nationality: American

Joan Jett, also known as The Queen of Rock 'n' Roll, is the frontwoman of Joan Jett & the Blackhearts, best known for their rendition of the Arrows song I Love Rock 'n Roll, which topped the Billboard Hot 100. Jett also released the hit Cherry Bomb with the Runaways

 14 Elle King

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Famous As: Singer, Actress
Birthdate: July 3, 1989
Sun Sign: Cancer
Nationality: American

American singer, Elle King, made her mark in showbiz when her debut single Good To Be A Man was released in March 2012 as a digital download. Her 2014 single Ex's & Oh's became one of the top songs in US. Under the Influence, America's Sweetheart, Good Girls, Different for Girls, Wild Love are some of her other popular songs.

 15 Melanie C

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Famous As: Singer-songwriter
Birthdate: January 12, 1974
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Nationality: British

 16 Patti Scialfa

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Famous As: Singer, Songwriter, Musician
Birthdate: July 29, 1953
Sun Sign: Leo
Nationality: American

Patti Scialfa is an American guitarist and singer-songwriter. The wife of popular musician Bruce Springsteen, Scialfa has been an important member of Springsteen's primary backing band, E Street Band, since 1984. As a member of the band, Patti Scialfa became an inductee to the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 2014.

 17 Amy Lee

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Famous As: American singer-songwriter
Birthdate: December 13, 1981
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Nationality: American
Amy Lee, frontwoman of the rock band Evanescence, soared to fame with hits such as Bring Me to Life. A trained pianist and one of of VH1’s Top 100 Greatest Women in Music, she has also delivered the award-winning soundtrack of Indigo Grey: The Passage and chairs an epilepsy foundation.

 18 Tracey Ullman

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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: December 30, 1959
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Nationality: British, American

 19 Rain Phoenix

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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: November 21, 1972
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Nationality: American

 20 Chrissie Hynde

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Famous As: Musician
Birthdate: September 7, 1951
Sun Sign: Virgo
Nationality: American
Chrissie Hynde, founding member, guitarist, vocalist, and songwriter of the rock band The Pretenders, previously performed with The Frenchies. A follower of Vaishnavism and the hippie counterculture, Hynde is also a staunch vegetarian, fights for animal rights, and once owned a vegan restaurant. She has also authored an autobiography.

 21 Emmylou Harris

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Famous As: Singer
Birthdate: April 2, 1947
Sun Sign: Aries
Nationality: American

Emmylou Harris is an American musician, singer, and songwriter. Apart from being a bandleader, a solo artist, and an interpreter of other artists' works, Harris is also an activist; since 1999, she has been conducting Concerts for a Landmine Free World, an annual benefit tour. She is also an ardent supporter of animal rights organizations, such as PETA.

 22 Siobhan Fahey

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Famous As: Singer
Birthdate: September 10, 1958
Sun Sign: Virgo
Nationality: Irish

Irish singer and musician Siobhan Fahey is best known as a founding member of the British/Irish girl group Bananarama. As part of the group, she delivered several top 10 hits. Later, she formed the musical act, Shakespears Sister, which went on to win an Ivor Novello Award. In her 60s now, she continues to be active in the music scene.

 23 Domino Kirke

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Famous As: Singer
Birthdate: December 17, 1987
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Nationality: British, American

 24 Pat Benatar

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Famous As: Singer-songwriter
Birthdate: January 10, 1953
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Nationality: American

 25 Christina Perri

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Famous As: Singer-songwriter
Birthdate: August 19, 1986
Sun Sign: Leo
Nationality: American

Christina Perri is an American singer-songwriter whose debut album Lovestrong was certified platinum. She is also known for recording the popular love theme, A Thousand Years, for the movie, The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn – Part 2. Apart from releasing studio albums and extended plays, Christina Perri also headlines concert tours.

 26 Nadine Coyle

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Famous As: Singer
Birthdate: June 15, 1985
Sun Sign: Gemini
Nationality: Irish, British

 27 Marianne Faithfull

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Famous As: Singer
Birthdate: December 29, 1946
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Nationality: British

Marianne Faithfull is an English singer, actress, and songwriter. Faithfull emerged as one of the most prominent female music artists during the 1960s when the United States was happily embracing the British Invasion. However, her professional achievements were overshadowed by heroin addiction, homelessness, and an eating disorder in the 1970s. Nevertheless, Marianne Faithfull staged a comeback and became successful.

 28 Taryn Manning

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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: November 6, 1978
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Nationality: American

 29 Ronnie Spector

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Famous As: Singer
Birthdate: August 10, 1943
Sun Sign: Leo
Nationality: American

 30 Hope Sandoval

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Famous As: Singer
Birthdate: June 24, 1966
Sun Sign: Cancer
Nationality: American

 31 Bonnie Tyler

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Famous As: Singer
Birthdate: June 8, 1951
Sun Sign: Gemini
Nationality: British, Welsh

 32 Florence Welch

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Famous As: Musician
Birthdate: August 28, 1986
Sun Sign: Virgo
Nationality: British

 33 Tori Amos

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Famous As: Musician and Singer
Birthdate: August 22, 1963
Sun Sign: Leo
Nationality: American
Alternative rock singer Tori Amos is known for her songs that highlight issues such as feminism. Amos was the youngest to win a music scholarship to the Peabody Institute. She performed with the group Y Kant Tori Read before going solo. She is associated with RAINN, a sexual abuse helpline. 

 34 Aimee Mann

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Famous As: Alternative Artist
Birthdate: September 8, 1960
Sun Sign: Virgo
Nationality: American

 35 Exene Cervenka

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Famous As: Singer
Birthdate: February 1, 1956
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Nationality: American

 36 Courtney Hadwin

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Famous As: Singer
Birthdate: July 6, 2004
Sun Sign: Cancer
Nationality: British

 37 Mariqueen Maandig

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Famous As: Singer
Birthdate: April 5, 1981
Sun Sign: Aries
Nationality: Filipino, American

 38 Maria Doyle Kennedy

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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: September 25, 1964
Sun Sign: Libra
Nationality: Irish

 39 Maaya Uchida

Maaya Uchida
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: December 27, 1989
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Nationality: Japanese

 40 Anastacia

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Famous As: American singer-songwriter
Birthdate: September 17, 1968
Sun Sign: Virgo
Nationality: American

 41 Laura Jane Grace

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Famous As: Musician
Birthdate: November 8, 1980
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Nationality: American

 42 Karen O

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Famous As: Singer
Birthdate: November 22, 1978
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Nationality: American, South Korean

 43 Cassidy Freeman

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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: April 22, 1982
Sun Sign: Taurus
Nationality: American

 44 Kim Deal

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Famous As: Singer
Birthdate: June 10, 1961
Sun Sign: Gemini
Nationality: American

 45 Brody Armstrong

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Famous As: Singer
Birthdate: January 1, 1979
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Nationality: Australian, American

 46 Alison Sudol

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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: December 23, 1984
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Nationality: American

 47 Scout Taylor-Compton

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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: February 21, 1989
Sun Sign: Pisces
Nationality: American

 48 Kathleen Hanna

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Famous As: Singer
Birthdate: November 12, 1968
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Nationality: American

 49 Ellen Foley

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Famous As: Singer
Birthdate: June 5, 1951
Sun Sign: Gemini
Nationality: American

 50 Alannah Myles

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Famous As: Singer
Birthdate: December 25, 1958
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Nationality: Canadian