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Playlist of the week: Women on the mic

Women are often overlooked in the music industry. As everyday listeners, it's easy to mindlessly consume music without thinking about who helped the songs come to life. From writing and recording to producing, women deserve to be acknowledged. 

Female artists have more to offer than just the typical girl power anthem. Sure, songs empowering women are always great, and they send an important message. But female artists can be celebrated for all of their thoughts, feelings and ideas. 

In celebration of Women’s History Month, take time to enjoy your favorite female artists. Here are a few songs to get you started. 



“Say It” — Maggie Rogers 

“Walking Away” — HAIM 

“Just Like That” — The Aces

“Into You” — Julia Michaels 

“Girl Next Door” — Alessia Cara

“Woman’s World” — Little Mix 

“NASA” — Ariana Grande

“Evergreen” — YEBBA 

“Fate” — H.E.R.

“Where Do You Go” — Charlotte Day Wilson

“The Sun Will Come Up, The Seasons Will Change” — Nina Nesbitt

“Growing Pains” — Birdy 

“Hey Girl” — Lady Gaga, Florence Welch 

“Wonder Woman” — Kacey Musgraves

“The Bones” — Maren Morris 


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