Top 10 Best Selling Girl Bands of All Time
Who made it to the list of the top 10 best-selling girl groups of all time?
Hopefully it won't go to Ladybeard sometime in the future...
10. The Pussycat Dolls
The Pussycat Dolls are an American burlesque group originally formed in Los Angeles in 1995.
The group popularized songs such as “Don’t Cha”, “Stickwitu” and “Buttons”.
In 2009, the Pussycat Dolls announced a minor hiatus, which eventually led to the group’s official break-up.
‘Sisters with Voices’ or popularly known as the SWV, are an American girl group, who were originally formed in 1990.
Started out as a gospel group, this girl group eventually made a mark in the music industry as they released a series of hits such as “Weak”, “I’m so Into You” and “You’re the One”.
The group turned their separate ways in 1998 to focus on their solo projects, but reunited in 2005.
8. Morning Musume
Morning Musume are a Japanese girl group assembled in 1997 by Tsunku.
They are hailed as one of the the most successful Japanese girl groups of all time, selling more than 18 million albums in Japan alone.
Now, the group has been trying to expand their market to the U.S, Europe and different parts of Asia.
7. En Vogue
En Vogue are an American vocal group originally formed in Oakland, California.
Bringing home a total of seven MTV Video Music Awards, five Soul Train Awards, six American Music Awards and seven Grammy nominations, this female group has won more awards than any other girl band .
6. The Supremes
Originally known as The Primettes, The Supremes made it big and were featured as the premier act of the Motown Records.
Some of their hit singles include the novelty favorites ‘Stop in the Name of Love’, ‘Baby Love’ and ‘Where Did Our Love Go’.
Speed are a Japanese vocal group, which is mainly comprised of students from the Okinawa Actors School.
After their debut in 1996, the girls were welcomed with an immediate success.
Selling over 20 million albums within a period of three years and eight months, Speed were expected to rise as the most successful girl group in Asia.
Bananarama were an all-girl trio band composed of Karen Woodward. In fact, they still hold the title of having the most number of chart entries around the world as seen at the Guinness Book of World Records!
Known for their novelty hits like ‘Venus’, ‘Cruel Summer’, ‘I Heard The Rumor’ among others, the group became recognized as pop icons of the 80’s.
The early 90’s was dominated by three American youngsters who invaded the charts with their crazy, sexy and cool antics!
For a span of 1992-2003, TLC were able to score ten top 10 singles, four number one singles, four multi-platinum albums, and four Grammy Awards.
Known for their real and honest lyrics, the trio were behind the classic hits such as ‘Waterfalls’, ‘No Scrubs’, ‘Creep’, and ‘Unpretty’.
2. Destiny’s Child
One of the lessons learned in the musical career of Destiny’s Child: It’s never too late to succeed!
Originally formed in 1990 as Girl’s Tyme, Beyonce Knowles, Kelly Rowland, LaTravia Robinson and LeToya Luckett enjoyed limited success at the early part of their career.
Maybe three is the best combination or Michelle Williams is the lucky charm, as the girls of Desntiny’s Child enjoyed massive mainstream success with hit singles like ‘Independent Women’, ‘Bootytlicious’, ‘Survivor’, ‘Soldier’, ‘Lose My Breath’ and ‘Cater 2 U’.
1. Spice Girls
When five talented, hard-working and ambitious girls unite for a cause, it will surely have a powerful output.
The debut album ‘Spice’ was released by Virgin Records in 1996 and it produced hit singles like ‘Wannabe’, ‘Say You’ll Be There’, 2 Become 1′, ‘Mama’ and ‘Who Do You Think You Are’.
They were featured in almost every music magazine.
The girls released their second album called ‘Spice World’, which spawned hit singles such as ‘Spice Up Your Life’, ‘Stop’, ‘Too Much’ and ‘Viva Forever’.
A movie version was shown worldwide and is considered to be a cult classic today.