In case you missed it…Women in music

Last month was Women’s History Month but every day is a good day to champion women. Below is a compilation of all the playlists celebrating women across various genres, from hip-hop and rock to alternative and house music. So whether you’re in the mood for some soulful ballads or high-energy beats, grab your headphones and get ready to discover some amazing music created by women.


The playlist that started it all! Iconic songs by women such as Grace Jones, Beyonce, Spice Girls, and Shania Twain that make you want to drop down and get your eagle on.


The punk, indie, and rock chicks through the years including the originator, “The Godmother of Rock and Roll” Sister Rosetta Tharpe, Siouxsie and the Banshees, The Pretty Reckless, and Blondie.

RAP/Hip Hop

The women in this playlist -including Queen Latifah, Missy Elliot, Nicki Minaj, Lil Kim and Little Simz- are a testament to the diverse and dynamic voices of the genre.

House music

Crank up the volume and let the beat drop! This playlists includes icons Robin S, Barbara Tucker, Crystal Waters and several other esteemed women who lent their voices to club classics.

Female Rage

Women: we have a lot to be made about. Rage out to this visceral playlist including the likes of Alanis Morissette, Hayley Williams, Taylor Swift, and Pussy Riot.


Bjork, FKA Twigs, St Vincent. and Robyn: these are just some of the women who dared to colour outside the lines.

Sexual Liberation

Although women are often the subjects of male fantasy and objectification, women using art to express their sexuality continues to come under harsh scrutiny. Regardless, artists in this playlist including Madonna, Adina Howard, Christina Aguilera and Donna Summer were unafraid to harness sex and power in their music.


Vocal powerhouses that prove time and time again that they do indeed have the range. Expect to sing along in your shower to the magnificent Whitney Houston, Celine Dion, Aretha Franklin, Mariah Carey and much more!

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