Modern music has witnessed a balance in the gender representation. Nowadays women are catching up with the men that were leading the industry for hundreds of years. We can’t name all of them but I would like to name a few that impressed me.
Alanis Morissette: Her album, Jagged Little Pill skyrocketed in sales, selling over thirty million copies worldwide. In fact, it’s said that her debut album was the best selling record of all time for a female led rock group.
Janis Joplin: In 2004, Rolling Stone magazine declared that Janis was ranked 46th in the top 100 Greatest Artists of All Time. Enough said? One of era’s most inspirational vocalists.
Cindy Cashdollar: Steel and lap slide guitarist who received five Grammy awards.
Lily Afshar: This Iranian-American is noted as one of the world’s best female classical guitarists. She teaches classical guitar at the University of Memphis.
If you don’t know this next musician, you better be searching for her albums right now.
This next band is becoming very popular in the underground Metal scene worldwide for their attitude and metal spirit.
Another shredding machine is Desiree Bassett, the 15 YEAR OLD guitarist!
Bassist Tal Wilkenfed has been named the future of bass guitar by people like the almighty Chick Corea.
You can suggest your favorite female musicians in the comments section!