Best Female Rock Vocalists


The Top Ten

1 Kimberly Freeman

Kimberly Freeman of One-Eyed Doll has a unique vocal range that absolutely rocks! - Strikh

2 Avril Lavigne Avril Lavigne

She the rock princess since 2002! She can play piano, guitar, bass and even drum! Her voice grabbed millions of fan all around the world

I love her songs, her music, her amazing voice, her style, I love everything about her!
She's beautiful!

She's the best damn singer in the world, of course! I can' stay without her and her songs are fantastic! I love you Avril SO MUCH!

Best singer all the time

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3 Amy Lee Amy Lee Amy 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.

Amy Lee has dominated the rock industry with her creativity, powered by her amazing voice and her honest talent.

Her voice is instantly recognizable and instantly gripping. I hope she continues producing music for the rest of her life.

She should be number one and Hayley Williams should be right under her. Amy Lee has one of the most unique voices I have ever heard. She truly can sing like no other. I love Evanescence. I hope they never stop making music. Bring Me To Life... Hello... Lithium... Whisper... All awesome songs.

Fantastic singer, her voice is like an angels. - 05yusuf09

She is wonderful!
Her song make me happy and give me hope
And I think all of her songs are good
Some tracks like bring me to life, ocean,never go back,my heart is broken,my immortal, the change... Are wonderful because I never get tired of them
Her sound is a magic.

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4 Sharon den Adel Sharon den Adel Sharon den Adel, Dutch singer and the vocalist of symphonic rock band Within Temptation. more.

Sharon den Adel is definitely the best female rock vocalist. Her voice is light and lyrical but can also be loud and powerful. She rocks in a live performance like no other on this list. I also love her speaking voice and could listen to her interviews over and over again.

Sharon is awesome she has the voice of an Angel combined with a bit of the Devil. She has a tremendous vocal range and sounds just as good live as in the studio. There are not many other rock vocalists you can say that about. Just like Mother Earth "She Rules"

Sharon is so far ahead of the rest. She has a voice that is so pure and melodic. She has not had any vocal training, she does not need any.

Sharon den Adel is outstanding!

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5 Hayley Williams Hayley Williams Hayley 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.

Yeah she is naughty flirty and sings really well, I love most of their songs.. Listen to that's what you get, Ignorance, misery business, crushcrushcrush, pressure and many more..

Hayley should be the number 1! It's so obvious, the way she sings, she performs. She really rocks!

6 Stevie Nicks Stevie Nicks Stephanie 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.
7 Tina Turner Tina Turner Tina Turner, née Anna Mae Bullock, is a singer, dancer, actress and author, whose career has spanned more than half a century, earning her widespread recognition and numerous awards.

Interesting side note, her ex-husband Ike Turner is credited with making the very first Rock-n-Roll record ever, "Rocket 88" way back in 1949.

8 Darby Mills Darby Mills Darby Phyllis Mills is a Canadian rock vocalist, former figure skater; known best as the lead singer of the Headpins.

One of the best iconic rocker chicks bar none - Turn It Loud!

9 Janis Joplin Janis Joplin Janis 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.
10 Joni Mitchell Joni Mitchell

The Contenders

11 Floor Jansen Floor Jansen Floor Jansen is a Dutch singer-songwriter and vocal coach. She is currently vocalist of Nightwish and leader of Revamp.

Floor is so much better than Amy lee & Avril Lavigne

12 Joan Jett Joan Jett Joan 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".

Joan is old school and hardcore

13 Anneke van Giersbergen

Her charisma, extension, expression are top class! The true Queen of rock. - Dave_blizzard

14 Chrissie Hynde
15 Tarja Turunen Tarja Turunen Tarja 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. more.

Popularity wise not so because she's not well known to kids of these days but rocking wise. Definitely on top. Hands down

16 Debbie Harry Debbie Harry Deborah 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.

Debbie should be #1. Best female singer of them all.

17 Grace Slick Grace Slick Grace Barnett Slick is an American singer-songwriter, musician, artist, and former model, widely known in rock and roll history for her role in San Francisco's burgeoning psychedelic music scene in the mid–1960s.
18 Taylor Momsen Taylor Momsen

Hottest girl I've ever seen and what a voice! YOU MAKE ME WANNA DIE!

Taylor is the best signer ever! Her voice is so sexy and perfect! You can always feel the emotion and the passion in her voice and she is still so young! - jubixe_

WHATTT Taylor deserves a spot in the top 10 at least! She is so badass and a great singer. She can hit crazy notes with a sexy rock and roll voice. Plus, she writes all of her songs and her lyrics are powerful and really delivers a strong message. Come on, Taylor is THE rock and roll goddess!

Who wouldn't want to lick that beaver and pound that sweet ass.

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19 Melissa Etheridge Melissa Etheridge
20 Lzzy Hale Lzzy Hale Elizabeth Mae "Lzzy" Hale is an American singer, songwriter, and musician. She is best known as the lead singer and rhythm guitarist of the American hard rock band Halestorm, which she co-founded in 1997.

Why "best Female"? She's just the best vocalist in rock right now. Maybe ever. Deal with it.

Best "Female"? She's at least in the top three best Rock vocalists right now, period.


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