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It's Girl Group Week on Billboard.com! Let's kick things off with the 40 highest-charting girl group singles ever.

For over five decades, girl groups have been an integral part of U.S. pop music by providing Top 40 radio with some of the catchiest tunes of all time. From "Wannabe" to "Weak," from the heyday of Motown to the explosion of 80's pop-rock to the R&B collectives of the 2000's and everything in between, girl groups have long had immense success in our culture, and the Billboard Hot 100 chart wouldn't look quite the same without them.

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In celebration of girl groups as part of Pop Shop's Girl Group Week, Billboard is presenting the 40 biggest girl group songs of all time! This ranking is based on actual performance on the weekly Billboard Hot 100 chart through the tally dated May 3, 2014. Songs are ranked based on an inverse point system, with weeks at No. 1 earning the greatest value and weeks at No. 100 earning the least. To ensure equitable representation of the biggest hits from each era, certain time frames were weighted to account for the difference between turnover rates from those years.

Check out the Top 40 girl group songs of all time below, to see if your favorite single made the list:

40. The Bangles, "Eternal Flame"
Hot 100 Peak Position: No. 1
Peak Date: April 1, 1989

39. Go-Go's "We Got The Beat"
Hot 100 Peak Position: No. 2
Peak Date: April 10, 1982

38. Destiny's Child, "Say My Name"
Hot 100 Peak Position: No. 1
Peak Date: March 18, 2000

37. The Supremes, "Stop! In The Name of Love"
Hot 100 Peak Position: No. 1
Peak Date: March 27, 1965

36. Divine, "Lately"
Hot 100 Peak Position: No. 1
Peak Date: November 28, 1998

35. The Dixie Cups, "Chapel of Love"
Hot 100 Peak Position: No. 1
Peak Date: June 6, 1964

34. TLC, "Baby-Baby-Baby"
Hot 100 Peak Position: No. 2
Peak Date: August 15, 1992

33. Destiny's Child, "Jumpin', Jumpin'"
Hot 100 Peak Position: No. 3
Peak Date: August 19, 2000

32. Expose, "Seasons Change"
Hot 100 Peak Position: No. 1
Peak Date: February 20, 1988

31. Bananarama, "Venus"
Hot 100 Peak Position: No. 1
Peak Date: September 6, 1986

30. Labelle, "Lady Marmalade"
Hot 100 Peak Position: No. 1
Peak Date: March 29, 1975

29. The Pussycat Dolls Feat. Busta Rhymes, "Don't Cha"
Hot 100 Peak Position: No. 2
Peak Date: August 20, 2005

28. TLC, "Unpretty"
Hot 100 Peak Position: No. 1
Peak Date: September 18, 1999

27. Klymaxx, "I Miss You"
Hot 100 Peak Position: No. 5
Peak Date: December 28, 1985

26. Wilson Phillips, "You're In Love"
Hot 100 Peak Position: No. 1
Peak Date: April 20, 1991

25. The Shirelles, "Will You Love Me Tomorrow"
Hot 100 Peak Position: No. 1
Peak Date: February 4, 1961

24. Diana Ross & The Supremes, "Someday We'll Be Together"
Hot 100 Peak Position: No. 1
Peak Date: December 27, 1969

23. En Vogue, "Hold On"
Hot 100 Peak Position: No. 2
Peak Date: July 21, 1990

22. Sweet Sensation, "If Wishes Came True"
Hot 100 Peak Position: No. 1
Peak Date: September 1, 1990

21. SWV, "Weak"
Hot 100 Peak Position: No. 1
Peak Date: July 10, 1993

 

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