January 19, 2018


15 Girl Power Anthems Actually Written By Women

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Earlier today, we pointed out that a lot of songs dubbed "female empowerment anthems" were actually crafted by men (hooray for using feminism as a marketing technique!). But no fear, my wonderful women. There's plenty of talented female-gendered people who actually put pen to manuscript paper (or they just used ProTools, whatever) to write songs geared toward other ladies.

Now, granted, the following examples still feature a lot of men as collaborators, but some songs—like Taylor Swift's "Mean" and Angie Martinez's "Ladies Night"—are all estrogen. There are a lot of problematic parts of the music industry, but there should always be room for these feel-good anthems. Rise up, girls!

#1Little Mix – “Salute”
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