Girl Power: Our Favorite Female Lead Singers

Throughout music history, women have been breaking barriers and proving that it’s not just a man’s world out there, especially in the entertainment industry. From hip-hop to rock, pop to R&B, Nicki Minaj to HAIM, and Pink all the way to Beyoncé, the gender lines have been blurring when it comes to the leaders of the front stage. With that in mind, we started thinking of 10 of our favorite rock chicks to take the leading role in their respective bands. You may have heard in the past that it’s the woman who stands behind every great man, but these ladies eliminated the dude and stepped to the front of the line themselves.

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