03/05/2012 08:43 am ET

Most Memorable Women's Empowerment Anthems (VIDEO)

With Women's History Month in full swing, HuffPost BlackVoices thought it would be an appropriate time to reminisce about some of our favorite anthems about women’s empowerment.

From the Queen of Soul Aretha Franklin demanding a little “Respect” to international pop star Beyonce telling men to put a ring on it, the following ten hits has definitely etched their mark into women’s history.

We’re well aware that we may have omitted a few, but let us know your favorites in the comments section.


Female Empowerment Anthems