The '90s and early aughts were an absolute treasure trove for a particular kind of musical group: a gaggle of gorgeous young people, typically in coordinating outfits, often brought together via corporate strategy rather than likeminded musical happenstance. They often had one absolute bop of a pop jam before fading into obscurity. Turns out, there's nothing more fun than revisiting these songs that you didn't even realize you still knew the words to from the pop groups that you'll be sorry you may have forgotten. Get ready to create a new Spotify playlist because these gems are going to take you back. Ahead, 50 of the best pop groups you forgot existed, but you'll be glad to remember now.
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50 Best Pop Groups From the s and Early s
Not registered? Register here. As well as selling countless millions of records, girl groups have spread the word of female empowerment across the world and many have addressed surprisingly significant social themes in their music. Those who didn't tackle such issues head on did, at least, represent something significant simply by scaling the charts and breaking up what was once the boys club of pop music. So, with Women's History Month taking place across the UK, why not remind yourself of some of the most influential groups from down the years, as well as bands still making music today.
Female Groups with Vocal Harmony Arrangements
Follow Billboard. All rights reserved. There are few institutions with a prouder legacy within pop music than the girl group. For as long as the Billboard Hot has existed, there have been all-female vocal groups gracing its ranks, from the early days of The Chantels and The Bobbettes in the late '50s all the way up to Fifth Harmony and Little Mix in
A girl group is a popular music act featuring several female singers who generally harmonize together. Girl groups have been popular at least since the heyday of the Boswell Sisters beginning in the s, but the term "girl group" also denotes the wave of American female pop singing groups who flourished in the late s and early s between the decline of early rock and roll and the British Invasion , many of whom were influenced by doo-wop style. This article covers only girl groups from that era and later.