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* ''Anime/MacrossDelta'' has Walküre. This being ''Anime/Macross'', they're singing is able to cure people of the [[HatePlague Var Syndrome]].

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* ''Anime/MacrossDelta'' has Walküre. This being ''Anime/Macross'', they're singing is central to the plot, specifically, it's able to cure people of the [[HatePlague "[[HatePlague Var Syndrome]].
Syndrome]]".
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* ''Anime/MacrossDelta'' has Walküre. This being ''Anime/Macross'', they're singing is able to cure people of the [[HatePlague Var Syndrome]].
14th Apr '16 7:45:22 PM intersection786
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* The Supremes. They were ''the'' [[TropeCodifier breakthrough R&B act]], and helped put Motown Records on the map in TheSixties. Their most famous singer, [[FaceOfTheBand Diana Ross]], went on to have a lengthy and successful solo career.

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* The Supremes.Music/TheSupremes. They were ''the'' [[TropeCodifier breakthrough R&B act]], and helped put Motown Records on the map in TheSixties. Their most famous singer, [[FaceOfTheBand Diana Ross]], went on to have a lengthy and successful solo career.
27th Mar '16 5:48:20 PM missmoon
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* Many vocal groups produced by Creator/PhilSpector, including The Ronettes and The Crystals.

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* Many vocal groups produced by Creator/PhilSpector, Phil Spector, including The Ronettes and The Crystals.
27th Mar '16 5:20:10 PM missmoon
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* Girl groups make up a third of KoreanPopMusic, besides {{Boy Band}}s and solo artists. Some well-known examples:

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* Girl groups make up a third of KoreanPopMusic, Korean Pop Music, besides {{Boy Band}}s Boy Bands and solo artists. Some well-known examples:



* Same thing with JapanesePopMusic. Popular examples:

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* Same thing with JapanesePopMusic.Japanese Pop Music. Popular examples:
27th Mar '16 5:19:31 PM missmoon
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* Music/TheChantelles, the most famous female doo-wop group ("Maybe").
* Many vocal groups produced by Creator/PhilSpector, including Music/TheRonettes and Music/TheCrystals.
* Music/TheChiffons ("He's So Fine," "One Fine Day")
* Music/TheSupremes. They were ''the'' [[TropeCodifier breakthrough R&B act]], and helped put Motown Records on the map in TheSixties. Their most famous singer, [[FaceOfTheBand Diana Ross]], went on to have a lengthy and successful solo career.
* Music/TheMarvelettes, who scored Motown's first number one hit.
* Music/MarthaReevesAndTheVandellas, another great Motown group.
* Music/TheAngels, who are best known for their 1963 hit "My Boyfriend's Back".
* Music/TheShangriLas.

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* Music/TheChantelles, The Chantelles, the most famous female doo-wop group ("Maybe").
* Many vocal groups produced by Creator/PhilSpector, including Music/TheRonettes The Ronettes and Music/TheCrystals.
The Crystals.
* Music/TheChiffons The Chiffons ("He's So Fine," "One Fine Day")
* Music/TheSupremes.The Supremes. They were ''the'' [[TropeCodifier breakthrough R&B act]], and helped put Motown Records on the map in TheSixties. Their most famous singer, [[FaceOfTheBand Diana Ross]], went on to have a lengthy and successful solo career.
* Music/TheMarvelettes, The Marvelettes, who scored Motown's first number one hit.
* Music/MarthaReevesAndTheVandellas, Martha Reeves and the Vandellas, another great Motown group.
* Music/TheAngels, The Angels, who are best known for their 1963 hit "My Boyfriend's Back".
* Music/TheShangriLas.The Shangri-Las, best known for their "tough girl" image in comparison to the more wholesome images of their contemporaries. Their best known single "Leader of the Pack" was an song about AllGirlsWantBadBoys.



* Music/TotoCoelho, of "I Eat Cannibals" fame.
* Music/WildOrchid, best known for being the former band of Stacy Ferguson before she joined the BlackEyedPeas.

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* Music/TotoCoelho, Toto Coelho, of "I Eat Cannibals" fame.
* Music/WildOrchid, Wild Orchid, best known for being the former band of Stacy Ferguson before she joined the BlackEyedPeas.Music/BlackEyedPeas.



* Music/AllSaints, who had a more R&B tinge to their sound. When the group broke up, sisters Nicole and Natalie Appleton created their own short-lived project Appleton, before reforming All Saints in sporadic bursts.

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* Music/AllSaints, En Vogue, best known for their songs "My Lovin' (You're Never Gonna Get It)" and "Free Your Mind". They were contemporaries of TLC and Salt-N-Pepa, and were the major standouts of the R&B girl groups in the 1990s, especially for their harmonies.
* All Saints,
who had a more R&B tinge to their sound. When the group broke up, sisters Nicole and Natalie Appleton created their own short-lived project Appleton, before reforming All Saints in sporadic bursts.



* [[Music/BWitched B*Witched]], an Irish group of four (consisting of twins Edele and Keavy Lynch, Sinead O'Carrol, and half Greek Lindsay Armau), famous for setting a world record of 4 #1 singles in a row by an Irish group (a record later broken by Westlife), and the fact that the twins were sisters of Boyzone's Shane Lynch. Some time after the group broke up, the twins launched a new career as [=MsLynch=].
* [[Music/SaltNPepa Salt-n-Pepa]], a Grammy-award winning rap group that gave the world "Push It" and the controversial pop song "Let's Talk about Sex".

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* [[Music/BWitched B*Witched]], B*Witched, an Irish group of four (consisting of twins Edele and Keavy Lynch, Sinead O'Carrol, and half Greek Lindsay Armau), famous for setting a world record of 4 #1 singles in a row by an Irish group (a record later broken by Westlife), and the fact that the twins were sisters of Boyzone's Shane Lynch. Some time after the group broke up, the twins launched a new career as [=MsLynch=].
* [[Music/SaltNPepa Salt-n-Pepa]], Salt-N-Pepa, a Grammy-award winning rap group that gave the world "Push It" and the controversial pop song "Let's Talk about Sex".



* Music/NoSecrets - an American tandem of five who mainly got known for recording covers of classic Disney songs. After one member left, none other than a pre-stardom Music/LadyGaga was slated to replace her - but her manager backed out of the deal.

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* Music/NoSecrets No Secrets - an American tandem of five who mainly got known for recording covers of classic Disney songs. After one member left, none other than a pre-stardom Music/LadyGaga was slated to replace her - but her manager backed out of the deal.



* [[Music/TaTu t.A.T.u.]], a Russian girl duo that were sold as being lesbian lovers ([[BaitAndSwitchLesbians they weren't]]).

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* [[Music/TaTu t.A.T.u.]], Music/TaTu, a Russian girl duo that were sold as being lesbian lovers ([[BaitAndSwitchLesbians they weren't]]).



** Adrienne Bailon, one of the members of the original group, 3LW, also appeared in ''Film/ElleAModernCinderellaTale'', assisting Elle Daniels to uncover her secrets of her rival band's evil plot of ruining her songs, in which they will be broken up once and for all, according to the IMDB, Seventeen, Teen and Screen Media Films websites.
* Music/{{Cherish}}, a group consisting of four sisters (two of which are twins).
* Music/DanityKane, formed by the {{MTV}} show ''Making the Band 3''. Both their albums went straight to US no 1, a feat that at the time had only been accomplished by Eminem's rap group D12. No girl group would even enter the top 5 in the states with its debut album for seven years.
* Music/TheVeronicas, twin sisters from Australia who took their name from [[ArchieComics the Archie character]].
* Music/{{Millionaires}}

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** Adrienne Bailon, one of the members of the original group, 3LW, also appeared in ''Film/ElleAModernCinderellaTale'', ''Elle: A Modern Cinderella Tale'', assisting Elle Daniels to uncover her secrets of her rival band's evil plot of ruining her songs, in which they will be broken up once and for all, according to the IMDB, Seventeen, Teen and Screen Media Films websites.
* Music/{{Cherish}}, Cherish, a group consisting of four sisters (two of which are twins).
* Music/DanityKane, Danity Kane, formed by the {{MTV}} Creator/{{MTV}} show ''Making the Band 3''. Both their albums went straight to US no 1, a feat that at the time had only been accomplished by Eminem's rap group D12. No girl group would even enter the top 5 in the states with its debut album for seven years.
* Music/TheVeronicas, twin sisters from Australia who took their name from [[ArchieComics [[Franchise/ArchieComics the Archie character]].
* Music/{{Millionaires}}Music/{{Millionaires}}, in that while they had some success, they were largely despised for their grating voices and sound. They claim they're actually a StealthParody of "scene queens", but who knows for sure.



* KoreanPopMusic is full of girl groups, with well-known examples including Music/GirlsGeneration (better known as SNSD), Music/{{Tara}}, Music/{{Kara}}, Music/WonderGirls, and Music/TwoNEOne.
* JapanesePopMusic is also full of girl groups, with popular examples including group Music/{{AKB48}} (with a whopping 140 total members), Music/{{Perfume}} and Music/MomoiroCloverZ.

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* KoreanPopMusic is full Girl groups make up a third of girl groups, with KoreanPopMusic, besides {{Boy Band}}s and solo artists. Some well-known examples including examples:
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Music/GirlsGeneration (better known as SNSD), Music/{{Tara}}, Music/{{Kara}}, Music/WonderGirls, and Music/TwoNEOne.
SNSD)
** Music/{{Tara}}
** Music/{{Kara}}
** Music/WonderGirls
** Music/TwoNEOne
* JapanesePopMusic is also full of girl groups, Same thing with popular examples including group JapanesePopMusic. Popular examples:
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Music/{{AKB48}} (with a whopping 140 total members), Music/{{Perfume}} and Music/MomoiroCloverZ.members)
** Music/{{Perfume}}
** Music/MomoiroCloverZ
** Music/HelloProject's various groups like Morning Musume.



* The Finnish band Music/{{Indica}}

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* The Finnish band Music/{{Indica}}Indica
22nd Mar '16 8:09:46 AM missmoon
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* No Angels, a German girl group form on the country's version ''Popstars'', preceding many of the reality show acts by a few years, forming in 2000. They did pretty well for themselves across Europe, even representing Germany in the 2008 Eurovision contest.

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* No Angels, a German girl group form formed in 2000 on the country's version of ''Popstars'', preceding many of the reality show acts by a few years, forming in 2000.years. They did pretty well for themselves across Europe, even representing Germany in the 2008 Eurovision contest.
22nd Mar '16 8:06:27 AM missmoon
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* OlderThanTheyThink: Music/TheAndrewsSisters, back in TheForties

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* OlderThanTheyThink: Music/TheAndrewsSisters, back in TheForties
20th Mar '16 6:01:05 PM missmoon
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* Many vocal groups produced by PhilSpector, including Music/TheRonettes and Music/TheCrystals.

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* Many vocal groups produced by PhilSpector, Creator/PhilSpector, including Music/TheRonettes and Music/TheCrystals.



* [[Music/TheShangriLas The Shangri-Las]].

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* [[Music/TheShangriLas The Shangri-Las]].Music/TheShangriLas.



* No Angels, a German girl group form on the country's version ''Popstars'', preceding many of the reality show acts by a few years, forming in 2000. They did pretty well for themselves across Europe, even representing Germany in the 2008 Eurovision contest.



* Mis-Teeq, a British R&B group. They started out with four but one of the girls left after the first single. Their best known song "Scandalous" was used in the ''{{Film/Catwoman}}'' movie. Member Alesha Dixon later found success as a winner and eventual judge on ''Series/StrictlyComeDancing'', and then ''Britain's Got Talent''.
* The Music/PussycatDolls, a former burlesque troupe that takes {{Stripperiffic}} to the next level.
** Also their reality-TV-born offshoot, Girlicious.
*** Pussycat Dolls' lead singer, Nicole Scherzinger was originally part of another girl group, a pop group created for the show ''Popstars'' called Eden's Crush.
*** After their disbandment, Nicole Scherzinger went solo for unknown reasons.

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* Mis-Teeq, a British R&B group. They started out with four but one of the girls left after the first single. Their best known song "Scandalous" was used in the ''{{Film/Catwoman}}'' movie. Member Alesha Dixon later found success as a winner and eventual judge on ''Series/StrictlyComeDancing'', and then ''Britain's Got Talent''.
''Series/BritainsGotTalent''.
* The Music/PussycatDolls, a former burlesque troupe that takes {{Stripperiffic}} to the next level.
**
level. Also their reality-TV-born offshoot, Girlicious.
*** ** Pussycat Dolls' lead singer, Nicole Scherzinger was originally part of another girl group, a pop group created for the show ''Popstars'' called Eden's Crush.
***
Crush. After their disbandment, Nicole Scherzinger went solo for unknown reasons.reasons, but has yet to ever achieve any success she had with PCD.



** Adrienne Bailon, one of the members of the original group, 3LW, also appeared in ''Film/ElleAModernCinderellaTale'', assisting Elle Daniels [[Creator/AshleeHewitt]] to uncover her secrets of her rival band's evil plot of ruining her songs, in which they will be broken up once and for all, according to the IMDB, Seventeen, Teen and Screen Media Films websites.

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** Adrienne Bailon, one of the members of the original group, 3LW, also appeared in ''Film/ElleAModernCinderellaTale'', assisting Elle Daniels [[Creator/AshleeHewitt]] to uncover her secrets of her rival band's evil plot of ruining her songs, in which they will be broken up once and for all, according to the IMDB, Seventeen, Teen and Screen Media Films websites.



* [[KoreanPopMusic Korea]] is full of girl groups, with well-known examples including Music/GirlsGeneration (better known as SNSD), Music/{{Tara}}, Music/{{Kara}}, Music/WonderGirls, and [[Music/TwoNEOne 2NE1]].

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* [[KoreanPopMusic Korea]] KoreanPopMusic is full of girl groups, with well-known examples including Music/GirlsGeneration (better known as SNSD), Music/{{Tara}}, Music/{{Kara}}, Music/WonderGirls, and [[Music/TwoNEOne 2NE1]].Music/TwoNEOne.



* Music/LittleMix, winners of the 8th series of TheXFactor (not to mention the first, and still only, group to ''ever'' win the show). They later became the first UK Girl-group "ever" to debut in the top 5 in the US with its debut album (even higher than the Spice Girls' first week!) and second only to One Direction among all UK groups. They were the first girl group "ever" to be in the top 5 with its debut album since 2006.

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* Music/LittleMix, winners of the 8th series of TheXFactor (not to mention the first, and still only, group to ''ever'' win the show). They later became the first UK Girl-group "ever" to debut in the top 5 in the US with its debut album (even higher than the Spice Girls' first week!) and second only to One Direction among all UK groups. They were the first girl group "ever" ''ever'' to be in the top 5 with its debut album since 2006.



* Music/FifthHarmony, akin to Little Mix, but on the American version of X Factor. Like the British 4-piece, this 5 member girl group was formed by producers, encountered name changes (originally [=LYLAS=] and 1432), and also love doing acoustic covers like Cimorelli above. Unlike LM, however, 5H faced the bottom 2 twice on their way to the final, and finished 3rd. Their debut album (the EP titled ''Better Together'') debuted at #6 on the Billboard charts, becoming the highest charting debut by an act from the X Factor US. Much like their [[DistaffCounterpart spear]], [[TransAtlanticEquivalent trans-Atlantic counterpart]] Music/OneDirection are in the UK, they're easily the most successful act produced by the US version of that show.

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* Music/FifthHarmony, akin to Little Mix, but on the American version of X Factor. Like the British 4-piece, this 5 member girl group was formed by producers, encountered name changes (originally [=LYLAS=] and 1432), and also love doing acoustic covers like Cimorelli above. Unlike LM, however, 5H faced the bottom 2 twice on their way to the final, and finished 3rd. Their debut album (the EP titled ''Better Together'') debuted at #6 on the Billboard charts, becoming the highest charting debut by an act from the X Factor US. Much like their [[DistaffCounterpart spear]], [[TransAtlanticEquivalent trans-Atlantic counterpart]] TransAtlanticEquivalent SpearCounterpart, Music/OneDirection are in the UK, they're easily the most successful act produced by the US version of that show.



** [[EvilDiva The Dazzlings]] are the sexy IdolSingers version.

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** [[EvilDiva The Dazzlings]] are the sexy IdolSingers {{IdolSinger}}s version.
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