Most Popular Girl Bands of All Time

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25. The Andrews Sisters
> CPP artist ranking: #13,047 highest
> Spotify followers: 150,620 — #31 highest out of 132 girl bands
> Pandora lifetime streams: 82.2 million — #17 highest out of 132 girl bands

The most popular female vocal group of the first half of the 20th century, The Andrews Sisters produced a mountain of hits in their swing and boogie-woogie styles (“Rum and Coca-Cola” was one of their best known efforts). Their style was imitated often, and influenced many musicians throughout the decades.

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24. Warpaint
> CPP artist ranking: #9,014 highest
> Spotify followers: 414,312 — #18 highest out of 132 girl bands
> Pandora lifetime streams: 12.4 million — #26 highest out of 132 girl bands

Warpaint is a four-piece band that has created a unique combination of post punk, psychedelic rock, and dream pop. The group is known for its experimental sound and melding genres in unusual ways.

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23. The Shirelles
> CPP artist ranking: #8,224 highest
> Spotify followers: 209,142 — #26 highest out of 132 girl bands
> Pandora lifetime streams: 342.1 million — #7 highest out of 132 girl bands

The Shirelles were a pioneering female group that blended a mix of rhythm and blues, doo-wop, and soul music. They were originally founded for a high school talent show and went on to produce a plethora of hits throughout the ’60s.

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22. Girls Aloud
> CPP artist ranking: #7,863 highest
> Spotify followers: 399,962 — #19 highest out of 132 girl bands
> Pandora lifetime streams: 10.7 million — #27 highest out of 132 girl bands

Created through the British television show “Popstars: The Rivals,” Girls Aloud produced numerous pop hits in the 2000s. They disbanded in 2013 after a career as one of the few highly successful reality TV groups.

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21. Sleater-Kinney
> CPP artist ranking: #7,530 highest
> Spotify followers: 194,934 — #28 highest out of 132 girl bands
> Pandora lifetime streams: 5.2 million — #33 highest out of 132 girl bands

Sleater-Kinney was born out of the riot grrrl movement in Olympia, Washington, in the 1990s. The band is known for its punk and indie rock sounds and feminist and left-leaning beliefs.