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* Vivian Girls, [[GenreBusting indie noise-pop,]] not unlike Music/TheRamones if you take away the Y chromosome.


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* The late 80s featured a new breed of girl groups who specialized in freestyle dance music. Such groups included Expose, the Cover Girls, Pajama Party, Seduction, Sweet Sensation, and Company B.
* Music/TwoNEOne
* Probably the most straightforward example in CountryMusic was 3 of Hearts, composed of 3 young-adult women who sang with a heavy pop influence. They went absolutely nowhere. The next closest would probably be [=SHeDAISY=], who had more mainstream success in the early 2000s but was still less sexually-driven than most examples.
* Music/{{AKB48}} (with a whopping 140 total members)
* 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.



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* The Chantelles, the most famous female doo-wop group ("Maybe").
* Many vocal groups produced by Phil Spector, including The Ronettes and The Crystals.
* The Chiffons ("He's So Fine," "One Fine Day")
* Music/TheSupremes. They were ''the'' [[TropeCodifier breakthrough R&B act]], and helped put [[Creator/{{Motown}} Motown Records]] on the map in TheSixties. Their most famous singer, [[FaceOfTheBand Diana Ross]], went on to have a lengthy and successful solo career.
* The Marvelettes, who scored Motown's first number one hit.
* Martha Reeves and the Vandellas, another great Motown group.



* 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.

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* The Shangri-Las, best known for their "tough girl" image Music/AtomicKitten. A British trio who weren't exactly stars but were reasonably successful - with three number one singles in comparison to the more wholesome images UK. Sort of their contemporaries. Their best known single "Leader a TokenWholesome amongst the various {{Stripperiffic}} girl groups of the Pack" day, their music leaning more towards SugarWiki/SweetDreamsFuel. A pre-scandal Kerry Katona was an song about AllGirlsWantBadBoys.a member briefly.
* Music/BabyMetal is a weird example. They're a ''HeavyMetal idol group'' from Japan. Yeah, WidgetSeries indeed. They're the source of much MemeticMutation among metalheads.



* Toto Coelho, of "I Eat Cannibals" fame.
* Wild Orchid, best known for being the former band of Stacy Ferguson before she joined the Music/BlackEyedPeas.
* Music/{{TLC}}, the biggest-selling girl group in America (over forty million albums -- keeping in mind that they released only six albums, including two greatest hits collections). Their second album, 1994's ''[=CrazySexyCool=]'', was the first album by a girl group to go diamond (ten million sold -- the album ultimately reached 11 million). They released their last album of original material in 2002 after one of their members, Lisa "Left-Eye" Lopes, died in a car crash in Honduras.
* 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/SpiceGirls. Their shocking popularity led to several other girl groups being manufactured. Most examples from the late 90s and early 2000s were created to cash in on the craze. Each girl was given her own distinct nickname and identity - Scary Spice (Mel B), Posh Spice (Victoria), Baby Spice (Emma), Sporty Spice (Mel C) and Ginger Spice (Geri)[[note]]Sometimes nicknamed 'Sexy Spice' due to her MsFanservice nature and changing her hair to blonde[[/note]]. Also got a movie - ''Film/SpiceWorld''.

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* Toto Coelho, of "I Eat Cannibals" fame.
* Wild Orchid, best known for being
Music/{{Blackpink}} are popular all over the former band of Stacy Ferguson before she joined the Music/BlackEyedPeas.
* Music/{{TLC}}, the biggest-selling girl group
world, but in America (over forty million albums -- keeping in mind that they released only six albums, including two greatest hits collections). Their second album, 1994's ''[=CrazySexyCool=]'', was the first album by a girl group to go diamond (ten million sold -- the album ultimately reached 11 million). They released their last album of original material in 2002 after one of their members, Lisa "Left-Eye" Lopes, died in a car crash in Honduras.
* 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/SpiceGirls. Their shocking popularity led to several other girl groups being manufactured. Most examples from the late 90s and early 2000s were created to cash in on the craze. Each girl was given her own distinct nickname and identity - Scary Spice (Mel B), Posh Spice (Victoria), Baby Spice (Emma), Sporty Spice (Mel C) and Ginger Spice (Geri)[[note]]Sometimes nicknamed 'Sexy Spice' due to her MsFanservice nature and changing her hair to blonde[[/note]]. Also got a movie - ''Film/SpiceWorld''.
South East Asia especially.



* Music/SaltNPepa, 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/SaltNPepa, The Chantelles, the most famous female doo-wop group ("Maybe").
* Film/TheCheetahGirls, the Creator/DisneyChannel's girl group.
** Which got two of its members from the original group Music/ThreeLW.
** 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.
* Cherish,
a Grammy-award winning rap group consisting of four sisters (two of which are twins).
* Music/{{Cimorelli}}, which started on Website/YouTube. They do covers mostly, but recently they have been branching in doing original songs. They recently released their first album in May 2016, called "Up At Night", with a little help in some parts of the album as well as a second one a year after, "Alive", making it also their first GospelMusic album. Not bad for a girl
group that gave went indie in 2015.
* Music/{{Cleopatra}} (Comin' Atcha!)
* The Chiffons ("He's So Fine," "One Fine Day")
* Danity Kane, formed by
the world "Push It" and Creator/{{MTV}} show ''Series/MakingTheBand 3''. Both their albums went straight to US no 1, a feat that at the controversial pop song "Let's Talk about Sex".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.



* 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.
* No Angels, a German girl group formed in 2000 on the country's version of ''Popstars'', preceding many of the reality show acts by a few years. They did pretty well for themselves across Europe, even representing Germany in the 2008 Eurovision contest, though that didn't go well.
* Music/{{Cleopatra}} (Comin' Atcha!)
* Music/{{Sugababes}}
** Music/MutyaKeishaSiobhan
* Music/AtomicKitten. A British trio who weren't exactly stars but were reasonably successful - with three number one singles in the UK. Sort of a TokenWholesome amongst the various {{Stripperiffic}} girl groups of the day, their music leaning more towards SugarWiki/SweetDreamsFuel. A pre-scandal Kerry Katona was a member briefly.
* Music/{{TaTu}}, a Russian girl duo that were sold as being lesbian lovers ([[BaitAndSwitchLesbians they weren't]]).

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* 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 Music/{{Dixie Chicks}}, the deal.
* No Angels, a German
most successful girl group formed in 2000 on the country's version of ''Popstars'', preceding many Country music history and one of the reality show acts by a few years. They did pretty well for themselves across Europe, even representing Germany in the 2008 Eurovision contest, though that didn't go well.
* Music/{{Cleopatra}} (Comin' Atcha!)
* Music/{{Sugababes}}
** Music/MutyaKeishaSiobhan
* Music/AtomicKitten. A British trio who weren't exactly stars but were reasonably
most successful - with three number one singles in the UK. Sort of a TokenWholesome amongst the various {{Stripperiffic}} girl groups of the day, all time.
* En Vogue, best known for
their music leaning more towards SugarWiki/SweetDreamsFuel. A pre-scandal Kerry Katona 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.
* 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 TransAtlanticEquivalent SpearCounterpart, Music/OneDirection are in the UK, they're easily the most successful act produced by the US version of that show, and, like with 1D, lost a member briefly.
* Music/{{TaTu}}, a Russian girl duo that were sold
abruptly, released an album as being lesbian lovers ([[BaitAndSwitchLesbians they weren't]]).a quartet with less success, and than split.



* Music/GirlsGeneration was the popular Korean band in the early 2010's.
* Music/HelloProject's various groups like Morning Musume.
* Music/{{Kara}}
* Music/LittleMix, winners of the 8th series of ''Series/TheXFactor'' (not to mention the first 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. They have continued to release million selling albums without looking like splitting in over 7 years together.
* The Marvelettes, who scored Motown's first number one hit.
* 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.



* Music/MomoiroCloverZ
* Music/MutyaKeishaSiobhan
* No Angels, a German girl group formed in 2000 on the country's version of ''Popstars'', preceding many of the reality show acts by a few years. They did pretty well for themselves across Europe, even representing Germany in the 2008 Eurovision contest, though that didn't go well.
* 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/{{Perfume}}
* Music/ThePipettes, formed in 2006, went for a {{Retraux}} 1960s girl group style.
* Music/{{Play}}, a Swedish girl group best known for song "Us Against the World" and being attached the everGirl line.
* Music/ThePuppiniSisters are big (but not slavish) fans of the Andrews.



* Film/TheCheetahGirls, the Creator/DisneyChannel's girl group.
** Which got two of its members from the original group Music/ThreeLW.
** 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/GirlsGeneration Girls' Generation]] was the popular Korean band in the early 2010's.
* Cherish, a group consisting of four sisters (two of which are twins).
* Danity Kane, formed by the Creator/{{MTV}} show ''Series/MakingTheBand 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 [[Franchise/ArchieComics the Archie character]].
* 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.

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* Film/TheCheetahGirls, Martha Reeves and the Creator/DisneyChannel's girl Vandellas, another great Motown group.
** Which got two of its members from the original group Music/ThreeLW.
** 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/GirlsGeneration Girls' Generation]] was the popular Korean band in the early 2010's.
* Cherish,
Music/SaltNPepa, a group consisting of four sisters (two of which are twins).
* Danity Kane, formed by the Creator/{{MTV}} show ''Series/MakingTheBand 3''. Both their albums went straight to US no 1, a feat that at the time had only been accomplished by Eminem's
Grammy-award winning 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 [[Franchise/ArchieComics the Archie character]].
* Music/{{Millionaires}}, in
that while they had some success, they were largely despised for their grating voices gave the world "Push It" and sound. They claim they're actually a StealthParody of "scene queens", but who knows for sure.the controversial pop song "Let's Talk about Sex".



* Girl groups make up a third of Korean Pop Music, besides Boy Bands and solo artists. Some well-known examples:
** Music/GirlsGeneration (better known as SNSD)
** Music/{{Tara}}
** Music/{{Kara}}
** Music/WonderGirls
** Music/TwoNEOne
* Same thing with Japanese Pop Music. Popular examples:
** Music/{{AKB48}} (with a whopping 140 total members)
** Music/{{Perfume}}
** Music/MomoiroCloverZ
** Music/HelloProject's various groups like Morning Musume.
* Music/LittleMix, winners of the 8th series of ''Series/TheXFactor'' (not to mention the first 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. They have continued to release million selling albums without looking like splitting in over 7 years together.
* Probably the most straightforward example in CountryMusic was 3 of Hearts, composed of 3 young-adult women who sang with a heavy pop influence. They went absolutely nowhere. The next closest would probably be [=SHeDAISY=], who had more mainstream success in the early 2000s but was still less sexually-driven than most examples.
* Music/{{Dixie Chicks}}, the most successful girl group in Country music history and one of the most successful girl groups of all time.
* The late 80s featured a new breed of girl groups who specialized in freestyle dance music. Such groups included Expose, the Cover Girls, Pajama Party, Seduction, Sweet Sensation, and Company B.
* Music/ThePipettes, formed in 2006, went for a {{Retraux}} 1960s girl group style.
* Music/ThePuppiniSisters are big (but not slavish) fans of the Andrews.
* Music/{{Cimorelli}}, which started on Website/YouTube. They do covers mostly, but recently they have been branching in doing original songs. They recently released their first album in May 2016, called "Up At Night", with a little help in some parts of the album as well as a second one a year after, "Alive", making it also their first GospelMusic album. Not bad for a girl group that went indie in 2015.

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* Girl 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.
* Many vocal
groups make up a third of Korean Pop Music, besides Boy Bands produced by Phil Spector, including The Ronettes and solo artists. Some well-known examples:
** Music/GirlsGeneration (better known as SNSD)
** Music/{{Tara}}
** Music/{{Kara}}
** Music/WonderGirls
** Music/TwoNEOne
The Crystals.
* Same thing with Japanese Pop Music. Popular examples:
** Music/{{AKB48}} (with a whopping 140 total members)
** Music/{{Perfume}}
** Music/MomoiroCloverZ
** Music/HelloProject's various
Music/SpiceGirls. Their shocking popularity led to several other girl groups like Morning Musume.
* Music/LittleMix, winners of
being manufactured. Most examples from the 8th series of ''Series/TheXFactor'' (not to mention the first 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!) late 90s 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. They have continued to release million selling albums without looking like splitting in over 7 years together.
* Probably the most straightforward example in CountryMusic was 3 of Hearts, composed of 3 young-adult women who sang with a heavy pop influence. They went absolutely nowhere. The next closest would probably be [=SHeDAISY=], who had more mainstream success in the
early 2000s but was still less sexually-driven than most examples.
* Music/{{Dixie Chicks}},
were created to cash in on the most successful craze. Each girl group in Country music history was given her own distinct nickname and one of the most successful girl groups of all time.
* The late 80s featured a new breed of girl groups who specialized in freestyle dance music. Such groups included Expose, the Cover Girls, Pajama Party, Seduction, Sweet Sensation,
identity - Scary Spice (Mel B), Posh Spice (Victoria), Baby Spice (Emma), Sporty Spice (Mel C) and Company B.
* Music/ThePipettes, formed in 2006, went for
Ginger Spice (Geri)[[note]]Sometimes nicknamed 'Sexy Spice' due to her MsFanservice nature and changing her hair to blonde[[/note]]. Also got a {{Retraux}} 1960s girl group style.
* Music/ThePuppiniSisters are big (but not slavish) fans of the Andrews.
* Music/{{Cimorelli}}, which started on Website/YouTube. They do covers mostly, but recently they have been branching in doing original songs. They recently released their first album in May 2016, called "Up At Night", with a little help in some parts of the album as well as a second one a year after, "Alive", making it also their first GospelMusic album. Not bad for a girl group that went indie in 2015.
movie - ''Film/SpiceWorld''.



* 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 TransAtlanticEquivalent SpearCounterpart, Music/OneDirection are in the UK, they're easily the most successful act produced by the US version of that show, and, like with 1D, lost a member abruptly, released an album as a quartet with less success, and than split.
* Music/{{Play}}, a Swedish girl group best known for song "Us Against the World" and being attached the everGirl line.
* Music/BabyMetal is a weird example. They're a ''HeavyMetal idol group'' from Japan. Yeah, WidgetSeries indeed. They're the source of much MemeticMutation among metalheads.

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* Music/FifthHarmony, akin to Little Mix, but Music/{{Sugababes}}
* Music/TheSupremes. They were ''the'' [[TropeCodifier breakthrough R&B act]], and helped put [[Creator/{{Motown}} Motown Records]]
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. map in TheSixties. 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 TransAtlanticEquivalent SpearCounterpart, Music/OneDirection are in the UK, they're easily the most famous singer, [[FaceOfTheBand Diana Ross]], went on to have a lengthy and successful act produced by the US version of that show, and, like with 1D, lost a member abruptly, released an album as a quartet with less success, and than split.
* Music/{{Play}}, a Swedish girl group best known for song "Us Against the World" and being attached the everGirl line.
* Music/BabyMetal is a weird example. They're a ''HeavyMetal idol group'' from Japan. Yeah, WidgetSeries indeed. They're the source of much MemeticMutation among metalheads.
solo career.



* Music/{{Tara}}
* Music/{{TaTu}}, a Russian girl duo that were sold as being lesbian lovers ([[BaitAndSwitchLesbians they weren't]]).
* Music/{{TLC}}, the biggest-selling girl group in America (over forty million albums -- keeping in mind that they released only six albums, including two greatest hits collections). Their second album, 1994's ''[=CrazySexyCool=]'', was the first album by a girl group to go diamond (ten million sold -- the album ultimately reached 11 million). They released their last album of original material in 2002 after one of their members, Lisa "Left-Eye" Lopes, died in a car crash in Honduras.
* Toto Coelho, of "I Eat Cannibals" fame.



* Music/{{Blackpink}} are popular all over the world, but in South East Asia especially.

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* Music/{{Blackpink}} are popular all over Music/TheVeronicas, twin sisters from Australia who took their name from [[Franchise/ArchieComics the world, but in South East Asia especially.Archie character]].
* Wild Orchid, best known for being the former band of Stacy Ferguson before she joined the Music/BlackEyedPeas.
* Music/WonderGirls




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[[AC: Anime and Manga]]
* Girls Dead Monster ([=GirlDeMo=] for short) from ''Anime/AngelBeats''.
* Lilpri from ''Anime/HimeChenOtogiChikkuIdolLilpri''. It helps that they're voiced by three of the four members of real GirlGroup S/mileage.
* ''Anime/MacrossDelta'' has Walküre. This being ''Anime/{{Macross}}'', their singing is central to the plot; specifically, it's able to cure people of "[[HatePlague Var Syndrome]]". Now [[{{Defictionalization}} Defictionalized]], with Minori Suzuki and JUNNA (Freyja and the singing voice of Mikumo respectively) as its lead singers, with Kiyono Yasuno, Nozomi Nishida and Nao Touyama (Kaname, Makina and Reina respectively) also part of the group.


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* ''WesternAnimation/{{Jem}}'' (is truly, truly outrageous) and rival band the Misfits (their songs are better)
* The girls from the video game ''Rockin' Pretty''.

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* ''WesternAnimation/{{Jem}}'' (is truly, truly outrageous) and rival band the Misfits (their songs are better)
* The girls from the video game ''Rockin' Pretty''.

[[AC: Film]]



* In probably the strangest example, [[Series/MysteryScienceTheater3000 Mike and the Bots]] play a girl group for the song [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8xvhn122ygc "Where Oh Werewolf"]].



* ''Film/TheSapphires'', about an Australian Aboriginal girl group who embark on a tour of Vietnam to entertain the armed forces in 1968. VeryLooselyBasedOnATrueStory



* [[Franchise/AlvinAndTheChipmunks The Chipettes]], as a DistaffCounterpart to the Chipmunks 'Boy Band'
* Donna and the Dynamos, Donna Sheridan's old girl group from ''Theatre/MammaMia''.
* ''WesternAnimation/PhineasAndFerb'' has The Bettys, a ShoutOut of sorts to the Veronicas.
* The GreekChorus of Theatre/LittleShopOfHorrors is one of these. They are named Crystal, Chiffon and Ronette, after three genuine girl groups of the sixties.
* Lilpri from ''Anime/HimeChenOtogiChikkuIdolLilpri''. It helps that they're voiced by three of the four members of real GirlGroup S/mileage.
* G3 Princess from ''Series/EngineSentaiGoOnger''.
* Girls Dead Monster ([=GirlDeMo=] for short) from ''Anime/AngelBeats''.

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* [[Franchise/AlvinAndTheChipmunks The Chipettes]], as a DistaffCounterpart to the Chipmunks 'Boy Band'
* Donna and the Dynamos, Donna Sheridan's old girl group from ''Theatre/MammaMia''.
* ''WesternAnimation/PhineasAndFerb'' has The Bettys, a ShoutOut of sorts to the Veronicas.
* The GreekChorus of Theatre/LittleShopOfHorrors is one of these. They are named Crystal, Chiffon and Ronette, after three genuine girl groups of the sixties.
* Lilpri from ''Anime/HimeChenOtogiChikkuIdolLilpri''. It helps that they're voiced by three of the four members of real GirlGroup S/mileage.
* G3 Princess from ''Series/EngineSentaiGoOnger''.
* Girls Dead Monster ([=GirlDeMo=] for short) from ''Anime/AngelBeats''.

[[AC: Live-Action TV]]



* ''{{Theatre/Dreamgirls}}'', a musical about a girl group [[BasedOnATrueStory based on The Supremes]]. [[TheMovie Released as a film in 2006]].
* ''Film/TheSapphires'', about an Australian Aboriginal girl group who embark on a tour of Vietnam to entertain the armed forces in 1968. VeryLooselyBasedOnATrueStory
* Sabrina, Chloe, Hilda and Zelda formed one called The Flavour Babes in ''WesternAnimation/SabrinaTheAnimatedSeries'' with Chloe playing French Horn, Zelda on keyboard, Hilda as drummer and Sabrina as guitarist and lead vocals. None of them knew how to play instruments so they used magic to become a famous group.

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* ''{{Theatre/Dreamgirls}}'', a musical about In probably the strangest example, [[Series/MysteryScienceTheater3000 Mike and the Bots]] play a girl group [[BasedOnATrueStory based on for the song [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8xvhn122ygc "Where Oh Werewolf"]].
* G3 Princess from ''Series/EngineSentaiGoOnger''.
* Star, Simone, and Alexandra from ''[[Series/LeeDanielsStar STAR]]''.
The Supremes]]. [[TheMovie Released as a film in 2006]].
* ''Film/TheSapphires'', about an Australian Aboriginal girl
girls changed their group who embark on a tour of Vietnam name from Big Trouble to entertain the armed forces in 1968. VeryLooselyBasedOnATrueStory
* Sabrina, Chloe, Hilda and Zelda formed one called The Flavour Babes in ''WesternAnimation/SabrinaTheAnimatedSeries'' with Chloe playing French Horn, Zelda on keyboard, Hilda as drummer and Sabrina as guitarist and lead vocals. None of them knew how to play instruments so they used magic to become a famous group.
Take 3.



* ''WesternAnimation/MyLittlePonyEquestriaGirlsRainbowRocks'':
** [[EvilDiva The Dazzlings]] are the sexy {{IdolSinger}}s version.
** The Rainbooms count as the Rock band variant.
* The title band in ''WesternAnimation/LoliRock'' is one of these.
* ''Anime/MacrossDelta'' has Walküre. This being ''Anime/{{Macross}}'', their singing is central to the plot; specifically, it's able to cure people of "[[HatePlague Var Syndrome]]". Now [[{{Defictionalization}} Defictionalized]], with Minori Suzuki and JUNNA (Freyja and the singing voice of Mikumo respectively) as its lead singers, with Kiyono Yasuno, Nozomi Nishida and Nao Touyama (Kaname, Makina and Reina respectively) also part of the group.
* Star, Simone, and Alexandra from ''[[Series/LeeDanielsStar STAR]]''. The girls changed their group name from Big Trouble to Take 3.

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* ''WesternAnimation/MyLittlePonyEquestriaGirlsRainbowRocks'':
** [[EvilDiva
''{{Theatre/Dreamgirls}}'', a musical about a girl group [[BasedOnATrueStory based on The Dazzlings]] are the sexy {{IdolSinger}}s version.
** The Rainbooms count
Supremes]]. [[TheMovie Released as the Rock band variant.
a film in 2006]].
* The title band in ''WesternAnimation/LoliRock'' GreekChorus of Theatre/LittleShopOfHorrors is one of these.
* ''Anime/MacrossDelta'' has Walküre. This being ''Anime/{{Macross}}'', their singing is central to
these. They are named Crystal, Chiffon and Ronette, after three genuine girl groups of the plot; specifically, it's able to cure people of "[[HatePlague Var Syndrome]]". Now [[{{Defictionalization}} Defictionalized]], with Minori Suzuki and JUNNA (Freyja sixties.
* Donna
and the singing voice of Mikumo respectively) as its lead singers, with Kiyono Yasuno, Nozomi Nishida and Nao Touyama (Kaname, Makina and Reina respectively) also part of the group.
* Star, Simone, and Alexandra from ''[[Series/LeeDanielsStar STAR]]''. The girls changed their
Dynamos, Donna Sheridan's old girl group name from Big Trouble to Take 3.''Theatre/MammaMia''.

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* The girls from the video game ''Rockin' Pretty''.

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* [[Franchise/AlvinAndTheChipmunks The Chipettes]], as a DistaffCounterpart to the Chipmunks 'Boy Band'
* ''WesternAnimation/{{Jem}}'' (is truly, truly outrageous) and rival band the Misfits (their songs are better)
* The title band in ''WesternAnimation/LoliRock'' is one of these.
* ''WesternAnimation/PhineasAndFerb'' has The Bettys, a ShoutOut of sorts to the Veronicas.
* Sabrina, Chloe, Hilda and Zelda formed one called The Flavour Babes in ''WesternAnimation/SabrinaTheAnimatedSeries'' with Chloe playing French Horn, Zelda on keyboard, Hilda as drummer and Sabrina as guitarist and lead vocals. None of them knew how to play instruments so they used magic to become a famous group.
* ''WesternAnimation/MyLittlePonyEquestriaGirlsRainbowRocks'':
** [[EvilDiva The Dazzlings]] are the sexy {{IdolSinger}}s version.
** The Rainbooms count as the Rock band variant.



* Music/TheRunaways. While there were female rock singers before them (Grace Slick, Janis Joplin, Suzi Quatro), they are one of the most well known all-female rock bands.
* Music/{{Girlschool}}, one of the few [[NewWaveOfBritishHeavyMetal NWOBHM]] examples.
* The Go-Gos. Originally a punk band, they switched to a PowerPop sound once they put together their main lineup. In 1981, they became the first all-female rock band to top the Billboard album charts.

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* Music/TheRunaways. While there were female rock singers before them (Grace Slick, Janis Joplin, Suzi Quatro), they are one of Afterschool Tea Time, the most well known all-female rock bands.
* Music/{{Girlschool}}, one of the few [[NewWaveOfBritishHeavyMetal NWOBHM]] examples.
* The Go-Gos. Originally a punk band, they switched to a PowerPop sound once they put together their main lineup. In 1981, they became the first all-female
light rock band to top formed by the Billboard album charts.main character of ''Manga/KOn''.



* Vixen, a HairMetal band.
* The RiotGrrrl movement in TheNineties was an offshoot of PunkRock that was defined by its staunch feminist messages and lyrics. Bands included Music/BikiniKill, Sleater-Kinney, Heavens to Betsy, Huggy Bear (a British group who actually had a mixed-gender line-up) and Bratmobile. Only Sleater-Kinney survived the scene, and they did so by drastically changing their sound around the 1997 release of ''Dig Me Out'' and arguably [[GrowTheBeard got better because of it]].
* Many [[TheNineties '90s]] rock bands were mistakenly associated with riot grrrl just because they had female lead singers: Hole, Music/{{L7}}, Babes in Toyland, Music/SonicYouth, etc. In L7 and Babes in Toyland's cases, they ''were'' all-girl bands.
** Babes in Toyland plays with the girl group characterization in the [[http://www.mtvmusic.com/artist/babes_in_toyland/videos/361006/sweet_ music video for "Sweet '69"]]

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* Vixen, Music/BandMaid, a HairMetal band.
* The RiotGrrrl movement in TheNineties was an offshoot of PunkRock that was defined by its staunch feminist messages and lyrics. Bands included Music/BikiniKill, Sleater-Kinney, Heavens to Betsy, Huggy Bear (a British group who actually had a mixed-gender line-up) and Bratmobile. Only Sleater-Kinney survived the scene, and they did so by drastically changing their sound around the 1997 release of ''Dig Me Out'' and arguably [[GrowTheBeard got better because of it]].
* Many [[TheNineties '90s]]
heavy metal/hard rock bands were mistakenly associated with riot grrrl just because they had female lead singers: Hole, Music/{{L7}}, Babes in Toyland, Music/SonicYouth, etc. In L7 and Babes in Toyland's cases, they ''were'' all-girl bands.
** Babes in Toyland plays with
band from Japan where the girl group characterization in the [[http://www.mtvmusic.com/artist/babes_in_toyland/videos/361006/sweet_ member dress as [[{{Meido}} maids]]. Their music video for "Sweet '69"]]is a very accessible kind of metal, but it's still not exactly what you'd expect upon seeing them at first glance.
* Music/ConquerDivide is an all-female {{Metalcore}} band
* Music/DollSkin, an all-female punk rock band from Arizona.



* The Like
* Music/TheStunners
* The Finnish band Indica
* Tiktak, another Finnish band
* Jack Off Jill
* Vivian Girls, [[GenreBusting indie noise-pop,]] not unlike Music/TheRamones if you take away the Y chromosome.



* Afterschool Tea Time, the light rock band formed by the main character of ''Manga/KOn''.



* There's also plenty of examples of tribute bands whose members are all girls, like [[Music/LedZeppelin Lez Zeppelin]], [[Music/IronMaiden The Iron Maidens]] or [[Music/{{ACDC}} ThundHerStruck]] (whose singer does alternate between Bon Scott and Brian Johnson modes, to boot).
* Music/{{Scandal}}
* Music/{{S Club 7}} only had 4 girls whose names are Hannah (Spearritt), Jo (O'Meara), Rachel (Stevens) and Tina (Barrett).

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* There's also plenty Music/{{Girlschool}}, one of examples of tribute bands whose members are all girls, like [[Music/LedZeppelin Lez Zeppelin]], [[Music/IronMaiden the few [[NewWaveOfBritishHeavyMetal NWOBHM]] examples.
*
The Iron Maidens]] or [[Music/{{ACDC}} ThundHerStruck]] (whose singer does alternate between Bon Scott and Brian Johnson modes, Go-Gos. Originally a punk band, they switched to boot).
* Music/{{Scandal}}
* Music/{{S Club 7}} only had 4 girls whose names are Hannah (Spearritt), Jo (O'Meara), Rachel (Stevens) and Tina (Barrett).
a PowerPop sound once they put together their main lineup. In 1981, they became the first all-female rock band to top the Billboard album charts.



* Music/ConquerDivide is an all-female {{Metalcore}} band
* Music/BandMaid, a heavy metal/hard rock band from Japan where the member dress as [[{{Meido}} maids]]. Their music is a very accessible kind of metal, but it's still not exactly what you'd expect upon seeing them at first glance.
* Music/DollSkin, an all-female punk rock band from Arizona.


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* The Finnish band Indica
* The Like
* The RiotGrrrl movement in TheNineties was an offshoot of PunkRock that was defined by its staunch feminist messages and lyrics. Bands included Music/BikiniKill, Sleater-Kinney, Heavens to Betsy, Huggy Bear (a British group who actually had a mixed-gender line-up) and Bratmobile. Only Sleater-Kinney survived the scene, and they did so by drastically changing their sound around the 1997 release of ''Dig Me Out'' and arguably [[GrowTheBeard got better because of it]].
* Many [[TheNineties '90s]] rock bands were mistakenly associated with riot grrrl just because they had female lead singers: Hole, Music/{{L7}}, Babes in Toyland, Music/SonicYouth, etc. In L7 and Babes in Toyland's cases, they ''were'' all-girl bands.
** Babes in Toyland plays with the girl group characterization in the [[http://www.mtvmusic.com/artist/babes_in_toyland/videos/361006/sweet_ music video for "Sweet '69"]]
* Music/TheRunaways. While there were female rock singers before them (Grace Slick, Janis Joplin, Suzi Quatro), they are one of the most well known all-female rock bands.GenreBusting indie noise-pop,]] not unlike Music/TheRamones if you take away the Y chromosome.
* Music/{{Scandal}}
* Music/{{S Club 7}} only had 4 girls whose names are Hannah (Spearritt), Jo (O'Meara), Rachel (Stevens) and Tina (Barrett).
* Music/TheStunners
* There's also plenty of examples of tribute bands whose members are all girls, like [[Music/LedZeppelin Lez Zeppelin]], [[Music/IronMaiden The Iron Maidens]] or [[Music/{{ACDC}} ThundHerStruck]] (whose singer does alternate between Bon Scott and Brian Johnson modes, to boot).
* Tiktak, another Finnish band
* Vixen, a HairMetal band.


* 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.

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* Music/TheSupremes. They were ''the'' [[TropeCodifier breakthrough R&B act]], and helped put [[Creator/{{Motown}} Motown Records Records]] on the map in TheSixties. Their most famous singer, [[FaceOfTheBand Diana Ross]], went on to have a lengthy and successful solo career.


* Music/{{Sugababes}}, and their spinoff group Music/MutyaKeishaSiobhan

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* Music/{{Sugababes}}, and their spinoff group Music/{{Sugababes}}
**
Music/MutyaKeishaSiobhan


* 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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* Salt-N-Pepa, Music/SaltNPepa, a Grammy-award winning rap group that gave the world "Push It" and the controversial pop song "Let's Talk about Sex".


* The Finnish bands Indica and Tiktak

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* The Finnish bands Indica and Tiktakband Indica
* Tiktak, another Finnish band


* The Finnish band Indica

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* The Finnish band Indicabands Indica and Tiktak


* Music/TheCheetahGirls, the Creator/DisneyChannel's girl group.

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* Music/TheCheetahGirls, Film/TheCheetahGirls, the Creator/DisneyChannel's girl group.


* ''{{DarthWiki/TheGingerverse}}'' has The Soviet Villains(Younghee Byeol, Anna Dimitry, Olga Yanovich and Nadia Ivanov. They are an *EvilDiva version. There is also Ginger and the Hancocks(Ginger Hancock, Dana von Franke, Callie Yope, Sandra il Blonde, Paige Holt and Aisling O'Shaughnessy), the good guys.
There is a spinoff Gingerverse series that centers on the Soviet Villains and their rival band, a Finnish group called Aurora Borealis.


South Korea has taken this trope UpToEleven. There are loads of girl bands active, with some of them being insanely popular. This has been going on for a while, with GirlsGeneration being most famous in the early 2010's. Now, it's Music/{{Blackpink}} and [[{{Music/Twice}} TWICE]] that are most popular, with Music/RedVelvet and Music/APink also being quite renowned. Even unknown bands usually have loyal fans, including bands that haven't even debuted yet.

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South Korea has taken this trope UpToEleven. There are loads of girl bands active, with some of them being insanely popular. This has been going on for a while, with GirlsGeneration [[Music/GirlsGeneration Girls' Generation]] being most famous in the early 2010's. Now, it's Music/{{Blackpink}} and [[{{Music/Twice}} TWICE]] that are most popular, with Music/RedVelvet and Music/APink also being quite renowned. Even unknown bands usually have loyal fans, including bands that haven't even debuted yet.


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* [[Music/GirlsGeneration Girls' Generation]] was the popular Korean band in the early 2010's.


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* [[{{Music/Twice}} TWICE]] is not just popular in Korea, but also in Japan.
* Music/{{Blackpink}} are popular all over the world, but in South East Asia especially.


South Korea has taken this trope UpToEleven. There are loads of girl bands active, with some of them being insanely popular. This has been going on for a while, with GirlsGeneration being most famous in the early 2010's. Now, it's BlackPink and [[{{Music/Twice}} TWICE]] that are most popular, with Music/RedVelvet and Music/APink also being quite renowned. Even unknown bands usually have loyal fans, including bands that haven't even debuted yet.

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South Korea has taken this trope UpToEleven. There are loads of girl bands active, with some of them being insanely popular. This has been going on for a while, with GirlsGeneration being most famous in the early 2010's. Now, it's BlackPink Music/{{Blackpink}} and [[{{Music/Twice}} TWICE]] that are most popular, with Music/RedVelvet and Music/APink also being quite renowned. Even unknown bands usually have loyal fans, including bands that haven't even debuted yet.



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South Korea has taken this trope UpToEleven. There are loads of girl bands active, with some of them being insanely popular. This has been going on for a while, with GirlsGeneration being most famous in the early 2010's. Now, it's BlackPink and [[{{Music/Twice}} TWICE]] that are most popular, with Music/RedVelvet and Music/APink also being quite renowned. Even unknown bands usually have loyal fans, including bands that haven't even debuted yet.



Some ex-girlgroup singers have eclipsed their bands, such as Diana Ross, Beyoncé, Cheryl and Camilla Cabello.



* No Angels, a German girl group formed in 2000 on the country's version of ''Popstars'', preceding many of the reality show acts by a few years. 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 formed in 2000 on the country's version of ''Popstars'', preceding many of the reality show acts by a few years. They did pretty well for themselves across Europe, even representing Germany in the 2008 Eurovision contest.contest, though that didn't go well.



* Music/LittleMix, winners of the 8th series of ''Series/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 ''Series/TheXFactor'' (not to mention the first, and still only, first 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. They have continued to release million selling albums without looking like splitting in over 7 years together.



* 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 TransAtlanticEquivalent SpearCounterpart, 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 TransAtlanticEquivalent SpearCounterpart, Music/OneDirection are in the UK, they're easily the most successful act produced by the US version of that show.show, and, like with 1D, lost a member abruptly, released an album as a quartet with less success, and than split.



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* ''VideoGame/LeagueOfLegends'' introduced [[IdolSinger KPop]] inspired K/DA (Kill/Death/Assist) featuring [[CharmPerson Ahri]], [[{{Ninja}} Akali]], [[HornyDevils Evelynn]] and [[CuteMonsterGirl Kai'Sa]]. It was defictionalized when they released their first single [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UOxkGD8qRB4 POP/STARS]].


* Star, Simone, and Alexandra from ''Series/{{LeeDanielsStar}}''. The girls changed their group name from Big Trouble to Take 3.

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* Star, Simone, and Alexandra from ''Series/{{LeeDanielsStar}}''.''[[Series/LeeDanielsStar STAR]]''. The girls changed their group name from Big Trouble to Take 3.

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