By | February 5, 2018

Although we could always appreciate the strength R&B's female voices like Whitney Houston, Deborah Cox and, more recently, Beyoncé, there's just something moving about hearing the harmonies from girl groups.

But for some reason, many the songs these girl groups would sing centered around falling into or out love. Whether it's SWV talking about dizzying love on "Weak" or Xscape reassuring loved ones that they have their backs on"The Arms the One Who Loves You," these groups' song collections were mainly about matters the heart.

But while we can't knock a good love song, sometimes you just want a track that makes you feel like you can take on the world.

As the fight for gender equality strengthens, tracks aiming to empower women are more important than ever. So, we took a look at our favorite girl group's music and put together a list songs that highlighted the strength, resilience and power women.

Take a look at the 10 R&B songs by girl groups that will empower every woman below.