The spotlight and fight for gender equality in many aspects of this world are at an all-time high. There are many women in the music industry today who have shown influence in more ways than one.
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Women in Music are beginning to show that they too can dominate an industry that was seen as a Male-Dominated industry.
In the areas of sound, brand, trends, Women have proven their worth several times. Let’s take a look at a small handful of powerful females who have changed music, and just how they did it.
Beyonce has an impact on the global scene in more ways than her male counterpart. The singer was once a part of an R’n’B Pop girl group called, “Destiny Child” before she ventured into a solo career. She has been nominated for Grammys over sixty times, taking home over 22 awards in the last 17 years. she is also the second female to have the most Grammy wins.
She is married to Billionaire rapper, Jay Z and the couple have three kids, Blue Ivy, Sir, and Knight Carter. She is worth over 400 Million Dollars.
Taylor Swift has grown from a teen country-pop singer and songwriter to being one of the biggest singers in the world. As a crossover artist, Taylor proved what an artist can achieve without being put in the confines of a genre.
She became the first woman to replace herself as number one on a billboard hot 100 chart when “Blank Space” dethroned her “Shake It Off’ in 2014. She recently released an album, “Folklore”, a country-pop album.
Adele despite the fact she has only released three albums, has broken records. The British singer is loved for her songwriting skills, sound, and tremendous voice. Her third album, “25” broke record roof sales and was her second album to be certified Diamond in the US. The album earned her five grammy awards.
Rihanna was a teen singer in her home country Barbados before she was discovered by Jay Z. Rihanna has sold over 250 Million records, she is one of the world’s best selling music artist.
Rihanna has fourteen number-one singles, thirty-one number-one single in the US, and thirty number-one singles in the UK. She is not only celebrated in the music industry but also in the fashion and beauty industry. She founded and owns her beauty line, “Fenty Line”.
Miley Cyrus started as a child star and born to Country music singer dad, Billy Cyrus. Miley Cyrus starred on Disney teen series, Hannah Montana and after the end of the series continued to do music. This has earned her numerous awards and a place on Billboard top 125 artists of all time list in 2019.