100 Greatest Guitar Songs of All Time - #89 "I Love Rock 'N Roll" by Joan Jett and the Blackhearts 1981 as published by Rolling Stone magazine June 12, 2008.
Her single, "I Love Rock And Roll" went to #1 on the Billboard charts in 1982.
In the early 1980s, she reportedly starred in a film in which she played a version of herself (a member of an all-girl rock band) called "We're All Crazy Now." After being stalled for a few years, it was revamped and released as Du-beat-e-o (1984).
February 1989 - nominated for a Grammy Award for Best Rock Vocal Performance by a Duo or Group (Joan Jett and the Blackhearts) for the song "I Hate Myself For Loving You".
Inducted into the WAMA (Washington Area Music Association) Hall of Fame in 1993.
Has held season tickets to New York Liberty games since the inception of the WNBA in 1997.
Seen in the 2000 Broadway revival of "The Rocky Horror Show" as the character, Columbia.
Songs of the Century - #177 "I Love Rock 'N Roll" as compiled by the Recording Industry of America and the National Endowment for the Arts in 2001.
The 500 Greatest Songs of All Time - #484 "I Love Rock 'N Roll" by Joan Jett and the Blackhearts as published by Rolling Stone magazine in November 2004.
First inductee into the Long Island Music Hall Of Fame held on October 15, 2006 at the Patchogue Theatre for the Performing Arts.
February 2007 - nominated for a Canadian Indie Award for Favourite International Artist/Group or Duo of the Year (Joan Jett and the Blackhearts).
June 6, 2008 she and Gibson USA announced the launch of the Joan Jett Signature Melody Maker guitar marking the first Gibson electric signature model designed in conjunction with a female artist.
Featured as a (2010) Mattel Barbie Doll in the Ladies Of The '80s Pink Label Collection [#R4461] along with Debbie Harry and Cyndi Lauper. [July 2009]
Is portrayed by Kristen Stewart in The Runaways (2010).
Joan Jett and the Blackhearts were nominated for the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Class of 2012 on September 27, 2011.