It Was A Good Year For Women In Music

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Nicki Minaj's "Super Bass" was huge this year. (Courtesy of Universal Motown)
Nicki Minaj's "Super Bass" was huge this year. (Courtesy of Universal Motown)

Many of the artists getting the most buzz in pop music this year are female! Think Lady Gaga, Beyonce, Adele, Nicki Minaj. There are some less obvious examples too. Three female music journalists spoke to Tell Me More host Allison Keyes about some of the best and most talked about music by women this year. Danyel Smith, the editor of Billboard Magazine, NPR Music editor Frannie Kelley and Jasmine Garsd, co-host of NPR Music's Alt.Latino podcast.

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