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Taylor Swift stuck it to her haters (well, hater)

She may have made history at the 2016 Grammys by becoming the first woman to win Album of the Year twice, but Taylor Swift wanted to use her acceptance speech for more than just thanking her fans. Speaking to "the young women out there", the popstress gave a perfectly judged lesson in getting the upper hand. Less than a week after Kanye West Famous dig at Taylor, in which he suggested her fame was down to him crashing her moment at the 2009 MTV Awards, she took to the podium to give a thinly veiled diss of the Swift variety. “There are going to be people along the way who will try to undercut your success, or take credit for your accomplishments or your fame,” she said. “But if you just focus on the work and you don’t let those people sidetrack you, someday, when you get where you’re going, you’ll look around and you will know that it was you and the people who love you who put you there, and that will be the greatest feeling in the world.” Preach Tay Tay. Preach. [Photo: Getty]

Let's hear it for the girls: The best girl power moments of 2016

"Who runs the world? Girls!" Beyoncé famously hollered. But while it's not strictly true that the world is entirely ruled by women (wouldn't it be nice though?), it's fair to say the female of the species has delivered some pretty awesome empowerment moments in 2016.

From Hillary Clinton’s history-making presidential run to Team GB kicking butt at the Olympics, celebrities throwing light on important women's issues to Taylor Swift sticking it to the haters, 2016 has to been a pretty killer year for girl power.

So what better way welcome in the New Year than celebrating the fiercest female moments of the old one? Here are the ten girl power moments that broke social media and helped make 2016 rock.

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