Top 5 All Female Collaborations

Popular gossip website confirmed the title of Britney Spears’ soon to be released single that features Iggy Azalea is “Pretty Girls” in a post on Thursday. 

The track will be the latest all female collaboration to hit radio airwaves.

The duet follows the recent success of many all female collars to have come up within the past few years.

However, girls have been teaming up to deliver hits for decades now. 

Here is our list of the Top 5 Female Collabs of All Time.


5. Mariah Carey and Whitney Houston – When You Believe

It was fall of 1998 that powerhouse vocalist Mariah Carey and Whitney Houston teamed up for “When You Believe“. The track was featured on the soundtrack for the animated movie The Prince of Egypt. In addition, the duet found moderate success while peaking at No.15 on the Billboard Hot 100 Chart in November of 1998. Know for being the voices of their generations, the power couple do not disappoint on this pairing. 

4. Britney Spears and Madonna – Me Against The Music

Following the highly publicized kiss at the 2003 MTV Video Music Awards, Britney Spears and Madonna team up once again for “Me Against The Music“.The track was the lead single off of Spears’ fourth studio album In The Zone and topped the charts in numerous countries. This collab won the “Hot Dance Track of The Year” award at the 2004 Billboard Music Awards. The accompanying music video features Spears and Madonna in a cat and mouse chase that ensues in a New York City dance club. Iconic.

3. Ciara and Missy Elliot – 1,2 Step

Ciara saw much success with her 2003 album Goodies. The album offered a few top 10 singles but none saw the level of success than “1,2 Step” featuring Missy Elliot. The song sparked at No. 1 on the Billboard Pop Chart and spawned a two-step dance craze that kids still do today. The success of the song caused for the duo to pair up numerous times again in the future linclduing the 2005 track “Loose Control” which also peaked at No.1 on the charts. 

2. Lady Gaga and Beyoncé

It didn’t take pop artist Beyoncé long to attach her name to the Lady Gaga name after the Gaga’s massive debut in 2009. The duo paired up for “Telephone” and set fans into a freenze of excitement. Having paired up before on Beyoncé’s “Video Phone”, the duo was more than capable of delivering yet another dance-inspired duet. The song peaked at No.1 on the US Hot Dance Tracks Chart in 2009 and quickly became one of Gaga’s most memorable songs. The video features Beyoncé breaking Gaga out of jail and they set out to kill everyone who has wronged them in the past. 

1. Pink, Mya, Lil’ Kim, Christina Aguilera and Missy Elliot – Lady Marmelade

In 2001 Pink, Mya, Lil’ Kim, Christina Aguilera and Missy Elliot all teamed up to record a cover of “Lady Marmalade” for the Moulin Rouge soundtrack. Arguably one of the most successful all female collaborations of all time, the track earned each of the artist a Grammy and broke numerous records. Originally recorded by Patty Labelle in 1974, the girls’ cover brought the track back to the top of the Billboard Hot 100  for an impressive five weeks. The track still holds various records today. 

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