Since its first glimpse of international fame in the ’90s, K-Pop has enjoyed staggering fame and success. And with millions of fans and a growing audience, the K-Pop movement has only just begun. But K-Pop boy groups have managed to grab all the limelight, with BTS leading the way with their domination of the world headlines. K-Pop girl groups have released a fair amount of really good music as well, but their share of the limelight has been relatively abysmal. K-Pop bands to listen to RN! BTS, Blackpink, GOT7 and more, the best Korean pop groups for every Noob shouting “I’m new to K-Pop”.
While all of these groups have a great leadership team, the global teen audience seems to be leaning more towards K-Pop boy groups, and the reason behind that is mystifying to say the least. With more and more girl groups popping up in South Korea and abroad not getting the limelight they deserve, we’ve decided to put together a list of the top 10 K-Pop Girl Groups. most popular. We will take a look.
1. The generation of girls
One of the most popular K-pop groups in the world, Girls’ Generation have won numerous accolades and their very revealing nickname “The Nation’s Girl Group” is a testament to their fame in their home country. Their hits “Gee”, “Genie”, “Oh!” and “Run Devil Run” are South Korean pop classics.
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The band debuted in August 2016 with their single album Square One and gained international fame with their hit song “How You Like That?” Recently, they have gained popularity thanks to their many international collaborations with pop icons like Lady Gaga and Selena Gomez.
Blackpink (image file)
3. Red velvet
Red Velvet debuted in August 2014 and is the world’s fifth most-streamed K-pop artist on Spotify in February 2020.
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4. Baby VOX
Baby VOX is recognized as one of the leading Korean wave bands, and they made their very successful debuts in 1997. They released seven studio albums.
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As of December 2020, TWICE had sold over 10 million albums in South Korea and Japan. And they were the first Korean woman to simultaneously top the Billboard World Albums and World Digital Song Sales charts.
TWICE (file image)
6. End. KL
Fin. KL was formed in 1998, and the band released four full albums: Blue Rain (1998), White (1999), Now (2000) and Eternity (2002). SES was their famous rival girl group.
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7. Girls’ day
This girl group became one of the most popular and successful groups of its time, and their biggest hits sold 1 million copies each.
Girls’ Day (image file)
8. Miss A
Miss A’s debut song, “Good Girl Bad Girl,” reached No. 1 on the Gaon Digital Chart, making them the first group to see their debut song reach the top of the charts.
Miss A (image file)
Apink has released nine Korean mini albums, three Korean studio albums and three Japanese studio albums and are one of the most successful girl groups in South Korea.
Apink (image file)
This girl group is known for their retro, jazz, R&B concepts, and solid vocal performances, and their debut was one of the best K-Pop debuts of 2014.
Mamamoo (image file)
While these girl groups barely scratch the surface when it comes to underrated K-Pop groups, they are the perfect place to start if you’re looking to broaden your tastes in the K-Pop genre. Have a good exploration!
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