Heart is an American rock band made up of primarily two women as lead vocalists – Ann Wilson and Nancy Wilson. Ann Wilson joined the band changing names such as White Heart, Hocus Pocus and then Heart formed in 1973. In 1974 Nancy Wilson, Ann’s sister, also joined the band. The original members of the band include Ann & Nancy Wilson, Howard Leese, Michael DeRosier, Steve Fossen, and Roger Fisher. The band still performs today.
Heart was inducted into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame in 2013. Heart has had twenty top 40 hits. Heart had an influence in the Seattle rock scene. They are also predominately displayed in Seattle’s EMP Museum (fka Experience Music Project). EMP is a leading-edge, nonprofit museum, dedicated to the ideas and risk-taking that fuel contemporary popular culture.
Heart has amassed a large fan base. The biggest reason is because they have not stuck to one music style. Heart could be categorized as a hard rock band, Heavy Metal band, Easy Listening, Adult Contemporary, Pop Rock band and even folk. Their music style was part of their mystic as they did not stay with one style.
Best Heart Songs
Another related list is our list of Top 10 Greatest Women in Music.