Thing 15 : Is Pop Music the New Feminism? by Bug published on 2016-12-16T01:27:57Z Listen to singer-songwriter Roisin Murphy, Radio 1’s Clara Amfo and DJ Lulu LeVay discuss the role of women in pop music, in a debate chaired by writer and broadcaster Miranda Sawyer. This was the 15th event in the ongoing series, 37 Things You Need To Know About Modern Britain, which is a partnership between BUG and The House of St Barnabas. The high profile success of Beyonce’s Lemonade illustrates how completely a new generation of female artists is dominating the pop charts. Since the 2000s, artists like Adele, Taylor Swift and Rihanna have challenged the way women are traditionally regarded in the entertainment industry. And their imagery and public statements have played an important part in the debates thrown up by the new wave of feminism.