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This Boy Band Showed Us The Evolution Of Girl Groups From The '60s To Now In Just 6 Minutes

Meet your newest obsession: Next Town Down.

There's a high likelihood that you've heard the adage "behind every great man is an even greater woman." But has the one that goes "behind every great boy band is an even greater girl group" ever popped up before? Probably not, because it's not a real thing, but it certainly should be after you see this boy band pay tribute to the girl groups that came before them.

Next Town Down — a group which consists of members Christopher, Terence, Tre'Von, Malik, and Leon — has posted a follow-up to their "Evolution of Boybands" project with "Evolution of Girl Groups." The end result of this six-minute video is a blissful medley that is literally music to your ears, bridging tunes from influential women in the 1960s all the way up to today's big hits.

"Who runs the world??? We took songs from some of the most famous girl groups through history and put our own spin on them," the group wrote in the video's YouTube caption, explaining their inspiration in doing the video in the first place. "We created this evolution video as a thank you to all the girl groups who inspire us and to future girl groups because they are such a strong influence on who we are and what we do as singers/songwriters."

The groups and songs Next Town Down covers are: "Will You Still Love Me Tomorrow" by The Shirelles, "You Can't Hurry Love" by The Supremes, "Weak" by SWV, "Don't Let Go" by En Vogue, "Waterfalls" by TLC, "Wannabe" by the Spice Girls, "Independent Women" by Destiny's Child, "When I Grow Up" by the Pussycat Dolls, "All in My Head" by Fifth Harmony, and "Touch" by Little Mix. It's quite the eclectic mix and they definitely put their own spin on them.

 What's better than a group of guys paying homage to iconic gals? Not much.


Check out Next Town Down's full girl group medley here:

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