Girl groups became popular during the 90s, however, many girlbands already dominated the charts before with the likes of The Supremes. They became more popular with the rise the Spice Girls during the second half of 1990s. Here are some of the most popular girlband albums since 1990.
Spice Girls- Spice
This is the biggest selling album by an all-female group ever as sales (claimed sales) reached 30 million, according to Wikipedia. It was also credited for changing the landscape of pop music which evidently crossed through this generation. Moreover, the album scored 3 top five US hits and 4 UK chart-topping singles.
TLC- Crazy Sexy Cool
After scoring a multi-platinum album in US, this record became a big breakthrogh for the trio’s international career. This album was estimated with sales of 23 million (according to Wikipedia) and scored timeless number 1 hits such as the upbeat “Creep” and the socially relevant “Waterfalls”.
Spice Girls- Spiceworld
In just a year of release of “Spice”, the girls took advantage of their popularity and their second album “Spiceworld” was released. It ended up as multi-platinum again and scored 3 US top 20 singles, as well as 3 number 1s in UK.
Destiny’s Child- The Writings on the Wall
The album may have started with quite low sales but as they gained more attention, the album eventually became a huge worldwide hit. Three of its tracks went top 3 in the US, which 2 songs went to number 1. In UK, fours songs went to top 10.
The group took a long hiatus and this LP came about through fan’s request and contribution, that’s why they called it “Fanmail”. Since the Spice Girls took hiatus after Geri’s departure, the trio took the attention as the top girl group and sold millions through this album which had two number 1 singles.
Pussycat Dolls- PCD
After the absence of girl group domination, Pussycat Dolls rose to fame and they became the biggest girl group at that time through this album which scored 3 top 5 US singles while 5 songs off of this album went top 10 in UK.
Destiny’s Child- Survivor
Due to the success of their “The Writings on the Wall” album, the girls released their follow-up which is “Survivor”. It eventually became their fastest selling album and scored 3 US chart-topping singles.
All Saints- All Saints
Initially, they have limited success but through the song “Never, Ever”, they finally scored 5 UK top tens, including one singles which hit the US top 5. The album went multi-platinum in UK.
t.A.T.u.- 200 km/h in the Wrong Lane
This Russian duo became controversial through their song and video “All the Things You’ve Said”, which its publicity could have helped the album instead which was huge in sales that year when it was released.