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 1930s, but the term "girl group" also denotes the wave of American female pop singing groups who flourished in the late 1950s and early 1960s between the decline of early rock and roll and the British Invasion, many of whom were influenced by doo-wop style.
From TLC to the Pointer Sisters, check out the top girl groups ever, based on the Billboard charts.
those were the days.
The Supremes were the most commerically successful Motown act, as well as the most successful vocal group in the U.S.
So, in honor of one of the best-selling female group of all time, we’re highlighting 20 of the most impactful R&B girl groups.
Music video by Spice Girls performing Wannabe.
The Spice Girls have sold more than 80 million records worldwide.
Since pop music emerged in the 1950s, girl groups have played an integral role in the expansion of the genre. Some of the biggest names and brightest stars in pop music are female-fronted groups who sing catchy tunes.
"Worth It" by Fifth Harmony
Fifth Harmony was formed on the second season of The X Factor USA in 2012.
Girl power! Debuting in 1994 with "Wannabe," the powerhouse group -- Mel C, Emma Bunton, Mel B, Victoria Beckham and Geri Halliwell -- became the best-selling female group of all-time.