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Top 10 Contemporary Girl Group Songs


Girl groups have been a key part of the pop music landscape since the early 60's. These are the 10 top songs by the most recent wave of girl groups.

1. Destiny's Child - Say My Name (2000)

The best-selling girl group in history had already released several hit singles before “Say My Name” won the Houston natives two Grammy awards and helped make them household names worldwide.

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2. Pussycat Dolls - Don't Cha (2005)

Few had heard of the Pussycat Dolls before the burlesque performers’ first song became a 2005 summer anthem. This sultry single rose to number one on the Billboard Pop 100 and is their biggest hit to date.

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3. Sugababes - Push the Button (2005)

Although they have achieved very little U.S. success, Sugababes are one of the biggest recording acts in all of Europe. The trio was recently named the most successful UK all-female act of the 21st century, and “Push The Button” is their biggest single.

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4. Spice Girls - Wannabe (1996)

The Spice Girls were pioneers of today's wave of girl groups. Their first single “Wannabe” was a worldwide chart smash hitting #1 in at least 15 countries worldwide.

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5. Girls Aloud - Sound of the Underground (2002)

Girls Aloud were formed in the British reality show Popstars: The Rivals in 2002, and “Sound Of The Underground” helped them break the record for shortest time between band formation and hitting number one. The Girls have followed up their instant success with fourteen consecutive top ten singles in the UK.

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6. Danity Kane - Show Stopper (2006)

Diddy may have failed to create success with MTV’s Making The Band Part I, but the girl group he put together in the show’s second installment recorded a top ten hit with “Show Stopper.” Danity Kane fans may have to wait for a new album before hearing another hit from the band.

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7. B*Witched - C'est La Vie (1998)

Not many female Irish groups have seen success in the US. That changed in March 1999 when B*Witched’s unique blend of Irish folk music and bubblegum pop helped them hit number nine on the US pop charts with “C’est la Vie.” Unfortunately, that was the last success they saw stateside.

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8. Cherish - Do It To It (2006)

Comprised of two sets of sisters, Cherish scored one of the top summer hits of 2006 with “Do It To It.” The R&B quartet’s first single instructs everyone to just get up and dance.

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9. Dream - He Loves You Not (2001)

Teen pop ruled the early part of this decade with a great deal of help from MTV’s TRL. The show helped launch Dream to the top of the charts, as “He Loves You Not” became one of the most requested music videos of 2001.

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10. t.A.T.u. - All the Things She Said (2002)

It has been widely debated whether this song’s success can be attributed to good song making or just the novelty of a duo presenting themselves as Russian lesbians. The fact that it was one of the biggest worldwide pop hits of 2002, however, is irrefutable.

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