10 signature guitars we want to see

Nili Brosh, Sister Rosetta Tharpe, Joanne Shaw Taylor and Lianne La Havas
(Image credit: Mark Ehrlich/Instagram / Tony Evans / Harry Herd/WireImage / Jim Dyson via Getty)

Earlier this week, Find My Guitar reported that only 5.8% of signature electric guitars from the top 21 brands came from female and non-binary artists – a percentage that equates to 13 out 226. It’s an eye-opening stat, especially given 50% of aspiring guitarists are female.

Find My Guitar’s findings got us thinking about all the players worthy of a signature model who haven’t yet had the honor.

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Matt Owen
Senior Staff Writer, GuitarWorld.com

Matt is a Senior Staff Writer, writing for Guitar World, Guitarist and Total Guitar. He has a Masters in the guitar, a degree in history, and has spent the last 16 years playing everything from blues and jazz to indie and pop. When he’s not combining his passion for writing and music during his day job, Matt records for a number of UK-based bands and songwriters as a session musician.

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