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In honor of Women’s History Month, check out our All-Star gallery of amazing female R&B artists! From Aretha to Aaliyah, and Tina to Christina… did YOUR favorites make the list? *Let us know who they are or if we’re missing anyone by commenting on our Facebook post at the end of the gallery!
LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA - NOVEMBER 24: Toni Braxton performs onstage during the 2019 American Music Awards at Microsoft Theater on November 24, 2019 in Los Angeles, California.
Mariah Carey - The fighting with these two apparently began after they dated for a short time, or as Mariah calls it, "hung out." Since then, they've referenced each other in many songs.
NEW YORK - DECEMBER 8: Musician Whitney Houston performs live for an NBC show December 8, 2002 at Lincoln Center in New York City. (Photo by Mark Mainz/Getty Images)
LOS ANGELES, CA - NOVEMBER 22: Singer Janet Jackson performs onstage at the 2009 American Music Awards at Nokia Theatre L.A. Live on November 22, 2009 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images)
Her first label was Uptown Records. And at the time she was signed (in 1989), she was the youngest and first female artist they ever had.
Aaliyah at 'The Tonight Show with Jay Leno' at the NBC Studios in Burbank, Ca. 7/25/01. Photo by Kevin Winter/Getty Images.
LAS VEGAS, NV - SEPTEMBER 03: Singer/songwriter Sade performs at the MGM Grand Garden Arena September 3, 2011 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Ethan Miller/Getty Images)
LOS ANGELES, CA - FEBRUARY 10: Singer Tina Turner performs onstage during the 50th annual Grammy awards held at the Staples Center on February 10, 2008 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Kevin Winter/Getty Images)
BURBANK, CA - SEPTEMBER 6: Singer Anita Baker performs on "The Tonight Show with Jay Leno" on September 6, 2004 at the NBC Studios, in Burbank, California. (Photo by Kevin Winter/Getty Images)
Alicia Keys Celebrates Upcoming New Album "HERE" With Special Show in Times Square
Diana Ross at AHF's Dallas 2019 World AIDS Day Concert
UNSPECIFIED : U.S. pop diva Christina Aguilera strikes a pose during the shooting of the latest global Pepsi commercial. The campaign called downloaded features Aguilera in a number of exotic locations, and allows fans to download a personal performance of their choice. (Photo by Clive Brunskill/Getty Images for Pepsi)
"Best Thing I Never Had" - So sad, you're hurt/ Boo hoo, oh, did you expect me to care/ You don't deserve my tears/ I guess that's why they ain't there.
American soul singer Aretha Franklin, a star on the Atlantic record label. (Photo by Express Newspapers/Getty Images)
NEW YORK - NOVEMBER 13: (EXCLUSIVE ACCESS - PREMIUM RATES APPLY) Singer Lauryn Hill performs during the Michael J. Fox Foundation's 2010 Benefit "A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to Cure Parkinson's" at The Waldorf=Astoria on November 13, 2010 in New York City. (Photo by Andrew H. Walker/Getty Images for the Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson's Research)
NEW ORLEANS - MAY 01: Teena Marie performs at the 2010 New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival Presented By Shell at the Fair Grounds Race Course on May 1, 2010 in New Orleans, Louisiana. (Photo by Chris Graythen/Getty Images)
NEWARK, NEW JERSEY - AUGUST 25: Brandy attends Black Girls Rock 2019 Hosted By Niecy Nash at NJPAC on August 25, 2019 in Newark, New Jersey. (Photo by Jemal Countess/Getty Images for BET)
ATLANTA, GA - FEBRUARY 03: Gladys Knight performs during the Super Bowl LIII Pregame at Mercedes-Benz Stadium on February 3, 2019 in Atlanta, Georgia. (Photo by Kevin Winter/Getty Images)