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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. This list of girl groups seeks to uncover which of these famous music groups can be rightfully considered among the best female pop artists of all time. As music as changed and evolved over the years, trends have come and gone, except for the tried and true formula of the success that girl bands brings to both radio, concerts and overall impact on pop culture. 

So, who are the best girl groups? An essential place to start is with The Ronettes. Part of the Phil Spector factory of pop hits, The Ronettes, led by Ronnie Spector, are known to many not only one of the best female bands, but are pioneers in all of pop music. Hits like "Be My Baby" and "Baby, I Love You" are still popular oldies and live on in the many years since they were respectively released. The Supremes are also considered one of the best girl groups. Led by Diana Ross, The Supremes helped usher in the era of Motown soul, and their songs helped Berry Gordy build a musical empire. But, are The Supremes the best girl group of all time? More recently, fans of TLC and the Spice Girls may argue that they deserve to top the list of girl groups.

It's up to you to determine which of these girl groups are considered the greatest of all time. There are plenty of great choices to choose from, but if you happen to notice someone is missing from this list, feel free to add them. This list seeks to answers the questions of "who are the best girl group bands of all time?" and "who is the greatest girl group musician ever?"Vote for the ladies you think should be at the top of the list and make your vote count. 

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Spice Girls is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Girl Groups
Spice Girls Girl group, Rock music, Dance-pop

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Little Mix is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Girl Groups
Transcend added Little Mix Hip hop music, Girl group, Pop music

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TLC is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Girl Groups
TLC Hip hop music, Girl group, Alternative hip hop

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Destiny's Child is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Girl Groups
Destiny's Child Urban contemporary, Girl group, Hip hop music

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Girls' Generation is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Girl Groups
cozenyxl15 added Girls' Generation Pop punk, Bubblegum pop, Ballad

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The Supremes is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Girl Groups
The Supremes Girl group, Doo-wop, Psychedelic soul

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Girls Aloud is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Girl Groups
Girls Aloud Girl group, Synthpop, Pop music

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The Pussycat Dolls is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Girl Groups
The Pussycat Dolls Hip hop music, Girl group, Pop music

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Fifth Harmony is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Girl Groups
Transcend added Fifth Harmony Pop music, Dance music

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Sugababes is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Girl Groups
Sugababes Girl group, Urban contemporary, Synthpop

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The Bangles is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Girl Groups
Moai added The Bangles Jangle pop, Girl group, New Wave

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All Saints is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Girl Groups
john-smith added All Saints Urban contemporary, Hip hop music, Girl group

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En Vogue is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Girl Groups
Danny Marks added En Vogue Girl group, Pop music, Contemporary R&B

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Atomic Kitten is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Girl Groups
Atomic Kitten Girl group, Pop music, Dance-pop

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The Saturdays is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Girl Groups
The Saturdays Girl group, Synthpop, Pop music

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The Go-Go's is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Girl Groups
DanielleNordskog added The Go-Go's Pop punk, New Wave, Pop music

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f(x) is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Girl Groups
Aaron Rea added f(x) Synthpop, Pop music, Rock music

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2NE1 is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Girl Groups
jvdvgrunn added 2NE1 Urban contemporary, Hip hop music, Synthpop

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The Ronettes is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Girl Groups
The Ronettes Girl group, Pop music, Rock music

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Sistar is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Girl Groups
cozenyxl15 added Sistar Hip hop music, Pop music, Hip Hop

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Girl's Day is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Girl Groups
cozenyxl15 added Girl's Day Pop music, Dance music, K-pop

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Wonder Girls is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Girl Groups
jvdvgrunn added Wonder Girls Hip hop music, Synthpop, Pop music

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The Shirelles is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Girl Groups
The Shirelles Girl group, Doo-wop, Pop music

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Martha and the Vandellas is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Girl Groups
Martha and the Vandellas Doo-wop, Pop music, Rhythm and blues

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Ronnie Spector is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Girl Groups
Ronnie Spector Girl group, Pop music, Rock music

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The Dixie Cups is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Girl Groups
The Dixie Cups Pop music, Rhythm and blues

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Patti LaBelle is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Girl Groups
Patti LaBelle Doo-wop, Girl group, Ballad

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Kara is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Girl Groups
Kara Bubblegum pop, Synthpop, Pop music

The Best K-pop Dancers of All Time

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Boy Krazy is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Girl Groups
Boy Krazy Girl group, Pop music, Dance-pop

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The Shangri-Las is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Girl Groups
The Shangri-Las Girl group, Pop music

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The Chiffons is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Girl Groups
The Chiffons Girl group

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The Crystals is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Girl Groups
The Crystals Girl group, Pop music, Rhythm and blues

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The Andrews Sisters is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Girl Groups
The Andrews Sisters Girl group, Swing music, Boogie-woogie

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Orange Caramel is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Girl Groups
cozenyxl15 added Orange Caramel Pop music, J-pop, Dance music

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The Sensations is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Girl Groups

The 37 Greatest On-Stage Falls of All Time

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The Chantels is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Girl Groups

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Momoiro Clover Z is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Girl Groups
Momoiro Clover Z Bubblegum pop, Pop music, Teen pop

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CoCo is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Girl Groups
CoCo Girl group, New Wave, Pop music

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The Three Degrees is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Girl Groups
The Three Degrees Philadelphia soul, Disco, Rhythm and blues

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The Velvelettes is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Girl Groups
The Velvelettes Pop music, Rhythm and blues, Soul music

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First Choice is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Girl Groups
First Choice Girl group, Philadelphia soul, Disco

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Cat's Eyes is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Girl Groups
Cat's Eyes Girl group, Experimental rock, Classical music

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Ria Brieffies is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Girl Groups
Ria Brieffies Girl group, Jazz

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The Carefrees is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Girl Groups

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The Blossoms is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Girl Groups
The Blossoms Pop music, Rhythm and blues, Rock and roll

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The Hamilton Sisters is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Girl Groups

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The Lennon Sisters is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Girl Groups
The Lennon Sisters Girl group, Traditional pop music

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JKT48 is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Girl Groups
AufaHadiJelani added JKT48 Bubblegum pop, Pop music, Teen pop

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The Fontane Sisters is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Girl Groups

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The Coathangers is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Girl Groups
Solusman added The Coathangers