TLC Is America’s All Time Greatest Female Group With Over 65million Records Sold

TLC is a famous American girl group formed in 1990 in Atlanta, Georgia. The group’s best-known line-up was composed of three beautiful girls at formation; Tionne ‘T-Boz’ Watkins, Rozonda ‘Chilli’ Thomas and late Lisa ‘Left Eye’ Lopes.

TLC group; T-boz, Chilli and Left Eye

The group enjoyed success during the 1990s, with nine top-ten hits on the Billboard Hot 100, including four number-one singles: “Creep”, “Waterfalls”, “No Scrubs”, and “Unpretty”. They also recorded four multi-platinum albums, including CrazySexyCool (1994), which received a diamond certification from the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA). TLC also became the first R&B group in history to receive the Million certification from the Recording Industry Association of Japan (RIAJ) for FanMail (1999).

TLC having sold over 65 million records worldwide, the group is one of the best-selling American girl groups. VH1 ranked TLC as the greatest female group, placing them at number 12 on the list of 100 Greatest Women in Music.
Billboard magazine ranked TLC as one of the greatest musical trios, as well as the seventh-most-successful act of the 1990s.

TLC at the 1996 Grammy Awards

The group’s accolades include four career Grammy Awards, five MTV Video Music Awards, and five Soul Train Music Awards.

Twenty years after their debut, TLC was honored with an award called Outstanding Contribution to Music at the 17th MOBO Awards and with the Legend Award at the 2013 MTV Video Music Awards Japan. Following Lopes’s death in 2002, instead of replacing her, the remaining members chose to continue as a duo. In 2017, they released their eponymous fifth album TLC.

TLC with their 6 Award plaques at the 1996 Grammy Awards

In 2022, the group was inducted into the Black Music & Entertainment Walk of Fame.

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