December 16, 2014

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10 Badass Girl-Power Music Moments of 2014

#1Ladies Rule the Charts

For seven consecutive weeks this fall, female pop artists held down the top five spots on the Billboard Hot 100 singles chart. That was the first time such a feat was accomplished in the chart's 56-year history. (The reign ended on November 8 when Maroon 5's "Animals" edged out Iggy Azalea's "Black Widow.") Collectively, Iggy, Ariana GrandeMeghan Trainor, Jessie J and Tove Lo put together a collection of hits that not only dominated their male counterparts—but also the airwaves. Jonathan Stern

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