Most Popular Girl Bands of All Time

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10. The Ronettes
> CPP artist ranking: #2,256 highest
> Spotify followers: 173,789 — #30 highest out of 132 girl bands
> Pandora lifetime streams: 579.6 million — #6 highest out of 132 girl bands

Inspired by doo-wop groups in the 1950s, the Ronettes produced music in the ’60s and (briefly) ’70s that melded a variety of genres. Their soulful but exciting songs found considerable success, especially their hit “Be My Baby,” produced by the legendary Phil Spector (who later married lead singer Ronnie Bennett).

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9. The Supremes
> CPP artist ranking: #1,914 highest
> Spotify followers: 1.3 million — #9 highest out of 132 girl bands
> Pandora lifetime streams: 3.89 billion — #1 highest out of 132 girl bands

Led by the legendary Diana Ross, The Supremes dominated the 1960s, rivaling The Beatles with their international success. They were the biggest Motown group in an age when Detroit was on top.

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8. The Pointer Sisters
> CPP artist ranking: #1,898 highest
> Spotify followers: 641,474 — #12 highest out of 132 girl bands
> Pandora lifetime streams: 37.9 million — #21 highest out of 132 girl bands

Originally an R&B group of three sisters (eventually four) from Oakland, California, the Pointer Sisters blended genres. They created songs that ranged from pop to disco to jazz and even picked up a Grammy for Best Country Vocal Performance.

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7. The Bangles
> CPP artist ranking: #1,779 highest
> Spotify followers: 891,108 — #11 highest out of 132 girl bands
> Pandora lifetime streams: 264.9 million — #11 highest out of 132 girl bands

Formed in 1981 in Los Angeles, the group combines a mix of pop rock, new wave and other genres. They found major success with memorable and catchy songs like “Walk Like an Egyptian” and a Prince tune, “Manic Monday.”

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6. Spice Girls
> CPP artist ranking: #946 highest
> Spotify followers: 2.3 million — #6 highest out of 132 girl bands
> Pandora lifetime streams: 242.9 million — #12 highest out of 132 girl bands

One of the most iconic pop groups of all time, the British superstars dominated the ’90s. With their unique monikers and dazzling style, the Spice Girls took the world by storm. They created massive dance-pop hits and infused them with independent and feminist messages.