Diversity and Women in Music: Four Female Pop Artists/Groups That I Adore.


[Photo Via Fifth Harmony’s Official Website]

Artist: Fifth Harmony

About: Despite their name, they are, now, a group of 4 girls that were formed on the X-Factor in 2012. The current members are, from left to right, Dinah Jane Hansen, Normani Kordei Hamilton, Ally Brooke Hernandez and Lauren Jauregui. The group also featured Camila Cabello who left the group in December 2016. All 4 members are women of color and there is one member of the LGBT community, Lauren Jauregui.


[Photo Via Hayley Kiyoko’s Official Website]

Artist: Hayley Kiyoko

About: A member of the LGBT community and a woman of color, Hayley is most known for her song “Girls Like Girls” and the music video that accompanied it, which she directed with Austin Winchell. Kiyoko was also featured in the cast of Disney’s Lemonade Mouth, with Naomi Scott (featured below). Her newest single, “Sleepover”, is about an unrequited love between two female best friends.

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Photo Via Naomi Scott’s Instagram @naomigscott

Artist: Naomi Scott

About: Scott is of Indian descent on her mother’s side and is most known for her role in Disney’s Lemonade Mouth and the recent remake of Power Rangers (Naomi is the pink ranger), Scott also has released 2 EPs (“Invisble Division” & “Promises”) digitally, under an independent label.


[Photo Via Dua Lipa’s Official Website]

Artist: Dua Lipa

About: Dua is an Albanian singer and songwriter from London, England. She has released several singles, including the popular “Be The One” and “Blow Your Mind (Mwah)”. She has yet to released her debut album, but it is set to be released in June 2017.


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