Ultimate girl power anthem: ‘Can’t Hold Us Down’ or ‘Run the World (Girls)’? | The Tylt

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Beyoncé and Christina Aguilera are women in music who definitely don't hold their tongues or hold back! "Can't Hold Us Down" was the people's choice for best girl power anthem in 2017, and it's because Xtina's explicitly talks about the double standards women face. But "Run the World (Girls)" is among Queen Bey's many signature hits.The catchy earworm is Bey's most aggressive women-can-do-it-all anthem. Which of these declarations is the ultimate girl power anthem? 🎤💁🏽💁🏼

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Ultimate girl power anthem: ‘Can’t Hold Us Down’ or ‘Run the World (Girls)’?
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For the past several decades—female artists have declared their independence, dismantled double standards and empowered women with their music. Enter the "Girl Power Anthem." What better way to celebrate Women's History Month than to honor the women in music who influenced feminist movements, and ultimately pick the greatest girl power anthem of all time.

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On "Can't Hold Us Down," Xtina talks about the many double standards women face from day-to-day, and she explicitly declared those stereotypes won't hold women down! The anthem mobilized enough women to win our inaugural girl power anthem bracket last year. Will it be voted the ultimate girl power anthem again in 2018?

Below are some notable lyrics to "Can't Hold Us Down," per Genius.

🎶So what am I not supposed to have an opinion. Should I be quiet just because I'm a woman. Call me a bitch cos I speak what's on my mind. Guess it's easier for you to swallow if I sat and smiled.🎶

Watch the music video below. 

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Beyoncé is the queen of the female empowerment anthem. "Run the World (Girls)" is praised for being direct about female empowerment, and it's pretty catchy too.

Below are some significant lyrics to "Run the World (Girls," per Genius

🎶Some of them men think they freak this like we do. But no they don't. Make your check come at they neck, disrespect us no they won't.🎶
🎶My persuasion can build a nation. Endless power, with our love we can devour. You'll do anything for me.🎶

Check out the music video below.

FINAL RESULTS
Entertainment
Ultimate girl power anthem: ‘Can’t Hold Us Down’ or ‘Run the World (Girls)’?
#TeamXtina
A festive crown for the winner
#TeamBeyonce