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20 OF THE MOST ICONIC ROCKER CHICKS OF ALL TIME AND A PLAYLIST TO PROVE IT

When you think of the word “rockstar,” it often connotes a male musician. However, from bands to solo acts, some of the most iconic and revolutionary musical artist of all time have been fronted by females who can rock harder than anyone. Through the decades, women have changed the face of music by pushing the envelope in ways we never thought possible, and thus, it is only right to honor ladies from the past and present who have changed the music scene forever.

Read below to see the full list of the 20 most iconic rocker chicks of all time (in no particular order) and a playlist to go with it:

By: Victoria Clark

Debbie Harry

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Gwen Stefani

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Courtney Love

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HAIM

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Stevie Nicks

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Karen O

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Siouxsie Sioux

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Lizzy Plapinger

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Madonna

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Bjork

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Natasha Khan aka Bat For Lashes

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Shirley Manson

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Tina Turner

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Nico

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Leslie Feist aka Feist

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Annie Clark aka St. Vincent

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Joni Mitchell

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Grace Jones

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Warpaint

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Nina Simone

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Amy Winehouse

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Main photo credit: Chris Stein

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