EVENT: GPCD LIVE! Best Pop Music Diva

August 8, 2021

The Great Pop Culture Debate podcast is going LIVE! For our first event, the topic is Best Pop Music Diva — and we need YOUR help in determining which amazing women in music are up for the title!

Click here to vote in a list of roughly 100 legendary women in music. We were broad in our definition of “pop music” and “diva” here. We included singers from a wide variety of pop and pop-crossover genres, including country, r&b, alternative, rock, and soul. We tried to incorporate “divas” from every decade since the advent of pop music. They just had to meet the following criteria:

-Have significant success as a solo artist (no frontwomen for bands)
-Have more than one smash hit in America
-Identify as a woman

Did we miss your favorite pop-music diva? Add her to the list!

Go through the list below and pick up to 32 of your favorite pop-music divas. How do you define “best”? That’s entirely up to you! The artists who receive the most votes will be added to a bracket and debated at the first Great Pop Culture Debate LIVE! And that’s not all — the decisions will be made by the audience in attendance at the event. They’ll vote live on each match-up, make passionate arguments about who should advance, and ultimately pick our Best Pop Music Diva!

The poll will run until Friday, August 20, 2021. Make sure to submit your answer by then!

And please join us for Great Pop Culture Debate LIVE! taking place Saturday, September 18, 1-3:30pm at The Alley (14 Pi Alley), Boston, MA. Admission is FREE but you must be 21+ to enter.

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