Top Ten Most Recognizable Female Voices in Rock

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The most recognizable rock voices from female singers.

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1Joan JettJoan Marie Larkin known professionally by her stage name Joan Jett, is an American rock guitarist, singer, songwriter, producer and occasional actress, best known for her work with Joan Jett & the Blackhearts, preceded by success with The Runaways, including their hit song "Cherry Bomb".
2Stevie NicksStephanie Lynn "Stevie" Nicks is an American singer and songwriter, best known for her work with Fleetwood Mac and an extensive solo career, which collectively have produced over forty Top 50 hits and sold over 140 million albums.V1 Comment
3Pat BenatarPatricia Mae Andrzejewski, known professionally by her stage name Pat Benatar, is an American singer, songwriter, and four time Grammy Award winner.
4Ann WilsonAnn Dustin Wilson is an American musician, best known as the lead singer and songwriter of the hard rock band Heart.
5Amy LeeAmy Lynn Hartzler, known professionally as Amy Lee, is an American singer-songwriter, classically trained pianist and composer. She is also the lead singer to the Arkansas band Evanescence.
6Bonnie TylerBonnie Tyler is a Welsh singer. She is known for her distinctive husky voice, resulting from an operation to remove vocal nodules in the mid-1970s.

She would be my #1 most recognizable voice. - Metal_Treasure

7Deborah HarryDeborah Ann "Debbie" Harry is an American singer-songwriter and actress, best known as the lead singer of the new wave and punk rock band Blondie.
8Janis JoplinJanis Joplin (1943-1970) was an American singer who rose to fame as the main singer of acid band Big Brother and the Holding Company. She was known for her eccentric hippie style and psychedelic rock music.
9Alannah MylesAlannah Myles is a Canadian singer-songwriter and the daughter of Canadian broadcast pioneer William Douglas Byles, who was inducted into the Canadian Association of Broadcasters' Hall of Fame in 1997.
10BjörkBjörk Guðmundsdóttir, known mononymously as Björk, is an Icelandic singer and songwriter. She is most famous for her eclectic music styles and experimentation on electronic pop music.V1 Comment

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11Tarja TurunenTarja Soile Susanna Turunen-Cabuli (born August 17, 1977), generally known as Tarja Turunen or simply Tarja, is a Finnish singer-songwriter. She is a soprano and has a vocal range of three octaves. ...read more.
12Linda RonstadtLinda Maria Ronstadt is an American popular music singer. She has earned 11 Grammy Awards, three American Music Awards, two Academy of Country Music awards, an Emmy Award, an ALMA Award, and numerous United States and internationally certified gold, platinum and multiplatinum albums.
13Hayley WilliamsHayley Nichole Williams is an American singer, songwriter and musician. She is best known as the lead vocalist, occasional keyboardist and primary songwriter of the American rock band Paramore.
14Patti SmithPatricia Lee "Patti" Smith is an American singer-songwriter, poet, and visual artist who became a highly influential component of the New York City punk rock movement with her 1975 debut album Horses.
15Grace Slick
16Christine McVie

The other female singer of Fleetwood Mac. - djpenquin999

17Alissa White-GluzAlissa White-Gluz is a Canadian vocalist, best known as the former lead vocalist and one of the founding members of the Canadian metal band, The Agonist, and current lead vocalist for the Swedish melodic death metal group, Arch Enemy.
18Chrissie Hynde
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1. Pat Benatar
2. Joan Jett
3. Janis Joplin
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1. Bonnie Tyler
2. Stevie Nicks
3. Amy Lee
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1. Stevie Nicks
2. Ann Wilson
3. Joan Jett
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