The Evolution of Girl Groups
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The Evolution of Girl Groups

Girl groups have been encouraging female empowerment since the beginning of time...or at least the 40s.

The Evolution of Girl Groups

Just like boy bands, girl groups are a guilty pleasure of many. They have introduced some of the world's greatest stars: Diana Ross, Patti LaBelle, Beyonce, and more. Some opt to focus on choreography and looks over music quality, but we still love them the same. Check out this list of girl groups throughout the years!

1. The Chordettes (1946-1963)

Greatest Hits: Mr. Sandman, Lollipop, Eddie My Love

2. Martha and the Vandellas (1957-present)

Greatest Hits: Dancing In The Street, (Love Is Like A) Heat Wave

3. The Supremes (1959-1977)

Greatest Hits: Stop! In The Name Of Love, Baby Love, You Can't Hurry Love

4. LaBelle (1962-2009)

Greatest Hits: Lady Marmalade, It Took A Long Time

5. The Emotions (1962-present)

Greatest Hits: Best Of My Love, Don't Ask My Neighbors, Boogie Wonderland

6. The Pointer Sisters (1969-present)

Greatest Hits: I'm So Excited, Jump (For My Love)

7. Sister Sledge (1971-present)

Greatest Hits: We Are Family, He's The Greatest Dancer, Thinking Of You

8. Heart (1973-present)

Greatest Hits: Alone, Barracuda

9. The Weather Girls (1976-present)

Greatest Hits: It's Raining Men

10. Bananarama (1981-present)

Greatest Hits: Venus, Cruel Summer

11. Salt-N-Pepa (1985-present)

Greatest Hits: Whatta Man (feat. En Vogue), Shoop, Push It

12. En Vogue (1989-present)

Greatest Hits: My Lovin' (You're Never Gonna Get It), Don't Let Go (Love)

13. TLC (1990-present)

Greatest Hits: Waterfalls, No Scrubs

14. Destiny's Child (1990-2006)

Greatest Hits: Say My Name, Survivor, Soldier, Jumpin' Jumpin'

15. Spice Girls (1994-present)

Greatest Hits: Wannabe, Spice Up Your Life

16. Pussycat Dolls (2003-2010)

Greatest Hits: When I Grow Up, Don't Cha

17. Danity Kane (2005-present)

Greatest Hits: Damaged, Showstopper

18. Little Mix (2011-present)

Greatest Hits: Wings, Black Magic, Move, Boy

19. Fifth Harmony (2012-2018)

Greatest Hits: Work From Home, BO$$, Sledgehammer

If you want to listen to all these groups, check out the playlist I curated specifically for this article:

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