Rock and Roll Hall of Fame poll: Which snubbed female artist should be inducted next?

Let’s hear it for the ladies who rock! During this decade, Rock and Roll Hall of Fame voters have already done some major catch-up work by inducted the overlooked Joan Baez (2017), Darlene Love (201), Linda Ronstadt (2014), Donna Summer (2013).

But there are still some snubbed female artists who deserve strong consideration for induction in 2018. Vote in our new poll below to tell us which solo woman most deserves to be inducted next (we are not including any people who have recently joined the ballot in the last year or two). Look for our other poll in the near future asking about snubbed male artists. Click below for the poll results about overlooked bands.

Here are descriptions of the 12 women in our poll:

PAT BENATAR
Eligible since 2004. Top songs include “Heartbreaker,” “Hit Me With Your Best Shot,” “Love Is a Battlefield,” “We Belong.” Nominated for nine Grammy Awards with four wins.

CHER
Eligible since 1990. Top songs include “Bang Bang,” “Believe,” “Gypsys, Tramps and Thieves,” “Half-Breed.” Nominated for six solo Grammy Awards with one win.

MELISSA ETHERIDGE
Eligible since 2013. Top songs include “Ain’t It Heavy,” “Bring Me Some Water,” “Come to My Window,” “I’m the Only One.” Nominated for 15 Grammy Awards with two wins.

WHITNEY HOUSTON
Eligible since 2009. Top songs include “Greatest Love of All,” “How Will I Know,” “I Will Always Love You,” “I Wanna Dance With Somebody.” Nominated for 26 Grammy Awards with six wins.

JANET JACKSON
Eligible since 2007. Top songs include “Control,” “Escapade,” “Nasty,” “Rhythm Nation,” “What Have You Done for Me Lately.” Nominated for 26 Grammy Awards with five wins.

CAROLE KING
Eligible since 1984 (inducted as a songwriter in 1990). Top songs include “I Feel the Earth Move,” “It’s Too Late,” “So Far Away,” “You’ve Got a Friend.” Nominated for eight Grammy Awards with four wins.

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PATTI LABELLE
Eligible since 1987. Top songs include “If Only You Knew,” “New Attitude,” “On My Own,” “Stir It Up.” Nominated for 13 Grammy Awards with two wins.

CYNDI LAUPER
Eligible since 2008. Top songs include “All Through the Night,” “Girls Just Want to Have Fun,” “Time After Time,” “True Colors.” Nominated for 16 Grammy Awards with two wins.

STEVIE NICKS
Eligible since 2006 (inducted with Fleetwood Mac in 1998). Top songs include “Edge of Seventeen,” “Stand Back,” “Stop Draggin’ My Heart Around,” “Talk to Me.” Nominated for eight solo Grammy Awards with no wins.

CARLY SIMON
Eligible since 1996. Top songs include “Anticipation,” “Mockingbird,” “Nobody Does It Better,” “You’re So Vain.” Nominated for 15 Grammy Awards with two wins.

TINA TURNER
Eligible since 1998 (inducted with Ike and Tina Turner in 1991). Top songs include “I Don’t Wanna Fight,” “Private Dancer,” “We Don’t Need Another Hero,” “What’s Love Got to Do With It?.” Nominated for 20 solo Grammy Awards with seven wins.

DIONNE WARWICK
Eligible since 1988. Top songs include “Alfie,” “I Saw a Little Prayer,” “I’ll Never Love This Way Again,” “Walk On By.” Nominated for 14 Grammy Awards with five wins.

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