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’Number of women in Top 2000 halved’

Claudia de Breij view the complete list of the Top 2000

The analysis shows that the share of female artists in the first edition of the list more than 14 percent. Now, the proportion of women less than 10 percent.

In the course of the years there were more bands in the list and it happened more and more often that certain artists multiple times a listing received. This increased the number of male artists per list for the last twenty years with some six hundred, a decrease of a quarter.

The number of female artists in the list, however, dropped from 419 in 1999 to 220 in 2017, almost a halving. Of the new songs over the past years in the list at the end is also only a small proportion of women.

The highest female listing was last years Claudia de Breij, who with the song, I May with you on number 14. Amy Winehouse was the second woman, Back to Black – forty places lower.

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