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2015 Rock and Roll Hall Of Fame Inductees

100 Greatest Female Artists Albums

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Criteria: - Albums were chosen on thier impact, influence, initial and lasting popularity, and a number of smaller criteria. This list does not include "Live" or "Greatest Hits" albums. An album was excluded if the female(s) did not dominate the album the vocally. (60%+)

Newly added names are in Red

Edited By: Lew/Chris F.
Last Updated: 12-20-2014


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100 Greatest Female Artists Albums
  1. I Never Loved A Man the Way I Love You - Aretha Franklin
  2. Rumours - Fleetwood Mac
  3. Blue - Joni Mitchell
  4. Tapestry - Carole King
  5. Like A Virgin - Madonna
  6. Lady Soul - Aretha Franklin
  7. Horses - Patti Smith
  8. Pearl - Janis Joplin
  9. The Miseducation of Lauryn Hill - Lauryn Hill
10. Jagged Little Pill - Alanis Morrisette
11. Dusty In Memphis - Dusty Springfield
12. At Last - Etta James
13. Court & Spark - Joni Mitchell
14. Pretenders - The Pretenders
15. Cheap Thrills - Big Brother & the Holding Company (Janis Joplin)
16. 21 - Adele
17. Parellel Lines - Blondie
18. Like A Prayer - Madonna
19. Daydream - Mariah Carey
20. Control - Janet Jackson
21. Exile In Guyville - Liz Phair
22. Eli & the Thirteenth Confession - Laura Nyro
23. Heart Like A Wheel - Linda Ronstadt
24. She's So Unusual - Cyndi Lauper
25. The Fame - Lady Gaga
26. Supa Dupa Fly - Missy Elliott
27. Dreamboat Annie - Heart
28. Back to Black - Amy Winehouse
29. Private Dancer - Tina Turner
30. CrazySexyCool - TLC
31. Los Angeles - X
32. Ladies of the Canyon - Joni Mitchell
33. Aretha Now - Aretha Franklin
34. Learning to Crawl - The Pretenders
35. Nick of Time - Bonnie Raitt
36. Young, Gifted, & Black - Aretha Franklin
37. Sweet Dreams Are Made of This - Eurythmics
38. Imagination - Gladys Knight & the Pips
39. Madonna - Madonna
40. Debut - Bjork
41. Blondie - Blondie
42. Hounds of Love - Kate Bush
43. Little Earthquakes - Tori Amos
44. Pieces of the Sky - Emmylou Harris
45. Rhythm Nation 1814 - Janet Jackson
46. Hear A Symphony - The Supremes
47. Rickie Lee Jones - Rickie Lee Jones
48. Tracy Chapman - Tracy Chapman
49. Diamonds & Rust - Joan Baez
50. Whitney Houston - Whitney Houston
51. No Secrets - Carly Simon
52. Sheryl Crow - Sheryl Crow
53. All Hail the Queen - Queen Latifah
54. Missundaztood - Pink
55. Car Wheels on A Gravel Road - Lucinda Williams
56. Whats the 411 - Mary J. Blige
57. Breakaway - Kelly Clarkson
58. Joan Armatrading - Joan Armatrading
59. Lungs - Florence + the Machine
60. First Take - Roberta Flack
61. Faster Than the Speed of Night - Bonnie Tyler
62. Dry - PJ Harvey
63. Melissa Etheridge - Melissa Etheridge
64. Fumbling Towards Ecstasy - Sarah McLachlan
65. Lavern Baker - Lavern Baker
66. Luck of the Draw - Bonnie Raitt
67. Tragic Kingdom - No Doubt
68. Bad Girls - Donna Summer
69. The Emancipation Of Mimi - Mariah Carey
70. The Marvelettes - The Marvelettes
71. Ani DiFranco - Ani DiFranco
72. From A Whisper to A Scream - Esther Phillips
73. Dance Party - Martha & the Vandellas
74. Different Light - The Bangles
75. Diana Ross - Diana Ross
76. The Queen Alone - Carla Thomas
77. Simple Dreams - Linda Ronstadt
78. Crimes of Passion - Pat Benatar
79. I Love Rock 'n' Roll - Joan Jett
80. For the Roses - Joni Mitchell
81. Dummy - Portishead (Beth Gibbons)
82. Arrival - ABBA
83. Clouds - Joni Mitchell
84. Christina Aguilera - Christina Aguilera
85. Let Go - Avril Lavigne
86. Blacks Magic - Salt-N-Pepa
87. I Feel For You - Chaka Khan
88. I Am...Sasha Fierce - Beyonce
89. Give It Up - Bonnie Raitt
90. Lovers Speak - Joan Armatrading
91. Workin' Together - Ike & Tina Turner
92. Homogenic - Bjork
93. Bella Donna - Stevie Nicks
94. Diamond Life - Sade
95. The Truth About Love - Pink
96. I Do Not Want What I Haven't Got - Sinead O'Connor
97. Butterfly - Mariah Carey
98. Killing Me Softly - Roberta Flack
99. True Blue - Madonna
100. Gypsys, Tramps, & Thieves - Cher
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101. Tuesday Night Music Club - Sheryl Crow
102. Yes I Am - Melissa Etheridge
103. Where Did Our Love Go - The Supremes
104. Baduizm - Erykah Badu
105. Born This Way - Lady Gaga
106. Beauty & the Beat - The Go-Go's
107. Tell Mama - Etta James
108. Soul 69' - Aretha Franklin
109. Kaleidoscope - Siouxsie Sioux & the Banshees
110. Heart - Heart
111. Pieces of You - Jewel
112. Diva - Annie Lennox
113. Tidal - Fiona Apple
114. Wanda Jackson - Wanda Jackson
115. A Song For You - The Carpenters
116. Ray of Light - Madonna
117. Easter - Patti Smith
118. The Wild Heart - Stevie Nicks
119. The Kick Inside - Kate Bush
120. Under the Pink - Tori Amos
121. Red - Taylor Swift
122. New York Tendaberry - Laura Nyro
123. Brenda Lee - Brenda Lee
124. Under Construction - Missy Elliott
125. Rapture - Anita Baker
126. Touch - Eurythmics
127. Mary Wells Sings My Guy - Mary Wells
128. It's My Way - Buffy Saint-Marie
129. Good Girl Gone Bad - Rihanna
130. Warrior - Scandal featuring Patty Smyth
131. Solitude Standing - Suzanne Vega
132. Chelsea Girl - Nico
133. Album - Joan Jett
134. The Hissing of Summer Lawns - Joni Mitchell
135. Luxury Liner - Emmylou Harris
136. All Four One - The Motels
137. Lavern Sings Bessie Smith - Lavern Baker
138. In My Life - Judy Collins
139. Kala- M.I.A.
140. Straight From the Heart - Ann Peebles
141. Wrecking Ball - Emmylou Harris
142. Little Queen - Heart
143. One Day At A Time - Joan Baez
144. The Divine Miss M - Bette Midler
145. A Few Small Repairs - Shawn Colvin
146. Songs In A Minor - Alicia Keys
147. Garbage - Garbage
148. Rid of Me - PJ Harvey
149. Come Away With Me - Norah Jones
150. Teenage Dream - Katy Perry
151. Promise - Sade
152. Chaka Khan - Chaka Khan
153. Phoebe Snow - Phoebe Snow
154. Aaliyah - Aaliyah
155. Let It Loose - Gloria Estefan & the Miami Sound Machine
156. Connie Francis Sings Rock'N'Roll Million Sellers - Connie Francis
157. Everybody Else Is Doing It, So Why Can't We? - The Cranberries
158. The Runaways - The Runaways
159. Acoustic Soul - India.Arie
160. Love Deluxe - Sade
161. Carla - Carla Thomas
162. Surfacing - Sarah McLachlan
163. Prisoner In Disguise - Linda Ronstadt
164. Gonna Take A Miracle - Laura Nyro
165. 4 - Beyonce
166. Music Box - Mariah Carey
167. Bad Animals - Heart
168. Alannah Myles - Alannah Myles
169. The Songstress - Anita Baker
170. Lyte As A Rock - MC Lyte
171. Dreamer - Patti Labelle & the Bluebells
172. Funky Divas - En Vogue
173. Me Myself I - Joan Armatrading
174. Quiet Fire - Roberta Flack
175. You Don't Have To Say You Love Me - Dusty Springfield
176. Not A Pretty Girl - Ani DiFranco
177. Happy Nation - Ace of Base
178. Eva by Heart - Eva Cassidy
179. Big Science - Laurie Anderson
180. Physical - Olivia Newton John
181. In Blue - The Corrs
182. This Fire - Paula Cole
183. Tigerlily - Natalie Merchant
184. Wild Gift - X (Exene Cervenka)
185. Vespertine - Bjork
186. Music - Carole King
187. Whatever - Aimee Mann
188. Sweet Old World - Lucinda Williams
189. Starchild - Teena Marie
190. Bananarama - Bananarama
191. The Right Stuff - Vanessa Williams
192. Call The Doctor - Sleater-Kinny
193. Broken English - Marianne Faithful
194. Eye to the Telescope - KT Tunstall
195. Ingenue - k.d. lang
196. Mama's Gun - Erykah Badu
197. Last Splash - The Breeders
198. Divinyls - Divinyls
199. Patty Smyth - Patty Smyth
200. 99 Luftballons - Nena

I Never Loved A Man the Way I Love You album cover



Rumours album cover



Blue album cover



Tapestry album cover



Like A Virgin album cover



Lady Soul album cover



Horses album cover



Pearl album cover



Dusty In Memphis album cover



Court and Spark album cover

   10 Albums With Significant Female Input
Surrealistic Pillow - Jefferson Airplane (Grace Slick)
If You Can Believe Your Eyes & Ears - Mamas & Papas (Cass Elliott & Michelle Phillips)
The B-52s - The B-52s
Tusk - Fleetwood Mac (Stevie Nicks & Christine McVie)
Fleetwood Mac - Fleetwood Mac (Stevie Nicks & Christine McVie)
After Bathing at Baxters - Jefferson Airplane (Grace Slick)
Remain In Light - Talking Heads (Tina Weymouth)
Doolittle - The Pixes (Kim Deal)
Sister - Sonic Youth (Kim Gordon)
Daydream Nation - Sonic Youth (Kim Gordon)
Surrealistic Pillow album cover

Disclaimer: There is nothing 'Official' about these lists. They are compiled by the 'editor' using the
stated criteria, and revised considering the competent suggestions of visitors to this website only.

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