I'm Every Woman: 25 Women Empowerment Songs

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  • Alicia Keys
  • Christina Aguilera, Lil' Kim
  • Destiny's Child
  • Aretha Franklin
  • Beyonce
  • Christina Aguilera
  • Queen Latifah
  • Salt-N-Pepa
  • Alicia Keys
  • Mary J. Blige
  • Tina Turner
  • Janelle Monae, Erykah Badu
  • India Arie
  • Bob Marley
  • Karyn White
  • TLC
  • Tupac
  • Nicki Minaj, Rihanna
  • Diana Ross
  • Des'ree
  • Janet Jackson
  • 092313 celebs beyonce tina turner
  • Chaka Khan
  • Gloria Gaynor
  • Alicia Keys
  • Nina Simone

"Independent Women (Part 1)," Destiny's Child 

In the midst of their rise, Destiny’s Child laid out a hit for the ladies with "Independent Women (Part 1)." Originally created for the film Charlie's Angels, the song instantly became an anthem, holding the number-one spot on Billboard's Hot 100 chart for 11 weeks straight.

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