Top 10 Most Popular Kpop Girl Groups in the World

Korea is very well-known for its strong KPOP culture, and many popular Kpop girl groups. The trend with KPOP songs have become worldwide and of course, it won’t be without these amazing KPOP groups. Today, we’ll be a bit more particular about what the boys and (also) girls, go crazy about – KPOP GIRL GROUPS. You might have come across different girl groups and every year, it seems that every entertainment company releases new girl groups and yet again, everyone will have something to go crazy about; not only with their hit songs but as well with the members of the group. They are just so gorgeous! From their skinny legs to angelic faces to their dance moves and beautiful voices, that’s a whole lot of a package.

When new songs come out and new girl groups get to be promoted every year, it changes who gets the top spot. Want to know the Top 10 Most Popular KPOP GIRL GROUPS this year? Let’s check them out!




Top 10 Most Popular Kpop Girl Groups in 2016

10. Brown Eyed Girls

Brown Eyed Girls

Brown Eyed Girls

If you know their song Abracadabra, then you’ll know the dance moves! Debuted in 2006, JeA, Miryo, Narsha and Ga In, known as the Brown Eyed Girls, are one of the longtime-running girl groups in Korea. Though they had released new songs and some of them do solo albums every now and then, their Abracadabra dances moves have already left a trademark. A lot of people remember them with their song and sexy dance moves even if the song was released back in 2010. Until today, whenever they get out of the stage, fans are all still hyped. Even the Korean singer Psy, got to include those dance steps into his song and music video, Gentleman. This year is their 10th year in the industry. They held their 10th anniversary on March 18 and you’re right, they had to show their popular dance moves again. The song never phases out; Brown Eyed Girls never phases out. More info on www.allkpop.com

9. After School

After School

After School

Jooyeon, Jungah, Uee, Nana, Lizzy, Raina, E-Young and Kaeun are behind the girl group, After School. The group debuted in 2009 with their songs New Schoolgirl, Diva and Because of You. Because of You, however, had marked in the music industry and won several awards that year. The girl group had a huge success and has had over the past years. Though some of them already “graduated”, as what they call it, or had withdrawn from the group to pursue their perspective careers. Some of the past members were Soyoung, Bekah, Kahi, Jooyeon, and the most recent, Jungah, who had graduated from the group this year in January. Until today, After School, even with six members, keeps on producing new songs and we’ll definitely see more of them this year. Though you might see some of them pursuing their careers in acting, they still remain as members of the group namely Uee and Nana. More info on onehallyu.com

8. Twice

Twice

Twice

Twice is one of the newest girl groups in Korea. They were formed by JYP Entertainment through the reality show Sixteen. The group has nine members: Jeongyeon, Nayeon, Sana, Momo, Mina, Jihyo, Dahyun, Chaeyoung and Tzuyu. They had released their mini album The Story Begins the same time they debuted on October 20, 2015. Moreover, on April 25, 2016, Twice released their second album, Page Two. Looks like we’ll be seeing more of them this year. Go girls!  More info on kpopfighting.com

7. Red Velvet

Red Velvet

Red Velvet

In 2014, SM Entertainment unveiled another girl group named Red Velvet. The concept behind their group name was actually about their bold yet classy image. They debuted on August 1, 2014 with their single Happiness. In the succeeding year, Red Velvet released their new songs such as Ice Cream Cake and Automatic. On that same year, on March 15, the original 4-member group (Irene, Seulgi, Wendy and Joy) introduced another member named Yeri. On March 17, 2016, their newest album The Velvet was released which included the title track One of These Nights.  More info on m.favim.com

6. EXID

EXID

EXID

This five-member Korean group debuted in February 2012. Their name EXID is an acronym for Exceed in Dreaming perfect for these members who had dreamed of being a successful girl group and they are actually have been successful since then. The members are Solji, LE, Hani, Hyelin and Junghwa. Solji, the eldest in the group, however, took the spotlight when she joined Mask King on their very first episode and also the first ever winner of the show. A lot of viewers were impressed by her capability which contributed to her career’s success. Most of their songs hit the peak on musical charts including Up and Down, Holla, Ah Yeah, and Hot Pink.  www.billboard.com

5. 2NE1

2NE1

2NE1

Under the management of YG Entertainment, also the home of BigBang, Winner, Lee Hi and Akdong Musician, is this fabulous group now known worldwide, the 2NE1. Sandara, CL, Minzy and Park Bom are the members of the group and are massively known in Korea. They debuted in 2009 and released songs such as Fire and Lollipop which have become a real hit in Korea. Over the years, 2NE1 have produced songs that have always become a hit in Korea such as Go Away, Can’t Nobody, Lonely, It Hurts, Ugly, Happy, Come Back Home and a lot more. On the side, Park Bom and CL release solo albums every now and then. 2NE1 is also known with their unique fashion trend and upbeat and creative genre of music videos. On the other hand, 2NE1 will be having their comeback this year. However, it was reported early this month that Minzy will be leaving 2NE1 and was also rumored that she will be signing a new contract with a different agency. This has been a shocking moment for the 2NE1 fans.  More info on www.helloasia.com.au

4. AOA

AOA

AOA

The same year with EXID, AOA debuted in 2012, on the 30th of July. Originally, the members were eight but later on became seven. All the members were introduced individually as the entertainment would release teaser photos of each member namely Seolhyun, Choa, Hyejeong, Chanmi, Yuna, Mina, Jimin, & Youkyoung. Later, their group name was revealed as AOA or Ace of Angels. Until today, the group keeps on producing and promoting new songs without YouKyoung. In 2014, they released two mini albums Short Hair and Like a Cat and in 2015, they released Heart Attack. The group have become popular not only with their songs but also when they had their own reality show AOA – One Fine Day. This year, they also confirmed their second reality show Channel AOA.  More info on noisey.vice.com

3. Miss A

Miss A

Miss A

Fei, Jia, Min and Suzy are the members of JYP Entertainment’s Korean-Chinese group Miss A. They’ve been in the industry for six years now and as a group, they’ve also performed in different countries showing off their sexy dance moves and talented skills in singing. Some of their songs are Bad Girl Good Girl and Breathe which have become very popular and even took the first spot in the musical charts. Miss A member Suzy, is actually the most popular in the group because of her beautiful face, well just like the others too. But she stood out when she started acting in various dramas like Dream High and Gu Family Book. She’s also been all over the internet when she started dating actor, Lee Min Ho. Miss A hasn’t have their comeback yet but we’ll sure see more exciting news about them this year! Let’s hope for a comeback!  officiallykmusic.com

2. A-Pink

A-Pink

A-Pink

Under Cube Entertainment, the girl group A-Pink had been formed in 2011. The members are Oh Hayoung, Jung Eunji, Yoon Bo Mi, Son Na Eun, Park Chorong, and Kim Nam Joo. These pretty ladies are behind the beautiful voices of the song Please Let Us Love, My My and NoNoNo. These songs were totally hit and the group was also given with various awards such as Rookie of the Year, Best Female Group and Best New Artists.

1. SNSD or GIRLS’ GENERATION

SNSD or GIRLS’ GENERATION

SNSD or GIRLS’ GENERATION

…and the number one spot goes to SNSD! SNSD is an acronym of their name in Korean. They are also known as Girls’ Generation. They’ve been in the industry for almost ten years and also one of the longtime-running girl group in South Korea. Behind this amazing group are the members Taeyon, Sunny, Tiffany, Hyoyeon, Yuri, Sooyoung, Yoona and Seohyun. Jessica, one of the most popular and the senior among the group, was also a member of the group since the beginning until 2014 when SM Entertainment dismissed her from the group due to schedule conflicts and personal issues. However, after Jessica’s dismissal, the remaining eight members continued to promote new songs and to hold concerts. This report had been controversial all over the internet. Girls’ Generation popularity skyrocketed because of their signature moves plus the pretty faces. Some of their songs were Tell Me Your Wish (Genie), Oh!, Run Devil Run and I Got A Boy. All of which had won the first rank in many musical charts.  More info on smtown.com Do you agree with the list? If you think we miss your favorite, put it on the comment box below!

Author – Jamie C.



Top 10 Most Popular Kpop Girl Groups in the World 2015

Kpop (Korean Pop) was probably rooted in South Korea since the 1960s, and later gained their popularity in the early 1990s. For this long period of establishment in music industry, Kpop has spread to almost everywhere in the world. In some regions, especially Southeast Asia, teenagers and young adults seem to be very keen on Kpop. How about you? Are you a fan of Kpop? If so, what is your favorite female group? 2NE1? SNSD? Or what? Well, there are many girl bands in this modern Kpop. While popularity of some formerly well-known girl groups decreases, the new rising girl groups have become very popular in recent years, from 2015 and 2014.

1. Girl Generation

Girl Generation

Girl Generation

Even though this group was born since 2007, Girl Generation or SNSD has always been a popular girl band which earns more than millions of fans all over the world. The song that brings SNSD a significant popularity is “Gee” which was ranked as the most popular song of the decade in South Korea by the online music store MelOn. This single hit of SNSD also made this girl band become the first girl group to have music video viewed more than 100 million on YouTube. Because of the nine gorgeous, talented members, SNSD always remains as one of the most popular Korean Kpop female band.

2. Sistar

Sistar

Sistar

Sistar is a girl group which consists of four beautiful ladies—Hyolyn, Dasom, Soyou and Bora. This group has been formed since 2010, and they never lose their popularity. The first song of Sistar was Push Push which was their official debut in 2010. Then, Sistar has released a number of songs such as Shady Girl, How Dare You, Ma Boy, So Cool, Alone, and so on. In 2014, their third mini album “Touch & Move” was officially released, featuring the title track “Touch My Body”. It is believed to be another hit of Sistar!

3. Davichi

Davichi

Davichi

Davichi or Dabichi, defined as the light to shine over the world, is the name of a South Korean girl group which was formed in 2008. Davichi consists of two talented members—Lee Haeri and Kang Minkyung. Not only were they rated the top in digital time charts for their album Mystic Ballad, but also they won several awards like Mnet Asian Awards, Seol Music Awards, and other awards for their songs such as “Time, Please Stop” and “I hate you, I love you”. Davichi is undoubtedly one of the most popular girl band in 2014 due to the continuous releases which bring more fame.

4. Girl’s Day

Girl’s Day

Girl’s Day

Girl’s Day comprises of four splendid female members including Sojin, Yura, Minah and Hyeri. Been formed since 2010, Girl’s Day has come up with many songs such as “Nothing Lasts Forever”, “Twinkle Twinkle”, “Hug Me Once”, “Don’t Forget Me”, and so forth. The latest released of Girl’s Day and also one of the biggest hit is “Something” which has topped the chart. Besides musical success, Girl’s Day also takes part in a series of activities including oversea performances and TV show.

5. A Pink

A Pink

A Pink

Founded in 2011, A Pink is a female Kpop group of six pretty members including Cho-rong, Bo-mi, Eun-ji, Na-eun, Nam-joo and Ha-young. “Mollayo” was the first debut album on April 21, 2011, featuring five songs including “It Girl” and “Wishlist”. In 2013, “NoNoNo” made A Pink win their first trophy on Show Champion, and it was also the third highest selling album. In this year, 2014, A Pink released a single “Good Morning Baby” and “Pink Blossom”. Simultaneously, A Pink was chosen as “Public Relation Ambassadors” of the Military Manpower Administration, which made A Pink become the first female group to become an ambassador.

6. Crayon Pop

Crayon Pop

Crayon Pop

Crayon Pop was established in 2012. This rising star consists of five members such as Geummi, Ellin, Choa, Way and Soyul. The first debut was “Saturday Night” which was debuted on July 19, 2012. Regardless of their first debut, “Bing Bing” was the first single of Crayon Pop released in both Japanese and Korean music videos. However, “Bar Bar Bar” was the song which draw people’s interest and earn more popularity for Crayon Pop. After released for a full 6 weeks, “Bar Bar Bar” climbed to Korean digital music charts, reaching number 1 on the weekly Billboard’s Korea Kpop Hot 100.

7. Ladies Code

Ladies Code

Ladies Code

Ladies Code is a newly-formed Korean girl group which was created in 2013. It consists of five members; they are Ashley, RiSe, Sojung, Zuny, and EunB. Ladies Code gained popularity even before the first debut in March 2013. After their debut, their song reached the high position in real-time charts such as Soribada, Daum, and Naver. Ladies Code got their tracks on the Billboards for an unexpected long period and also had two hit singles “Pretty Pretty” and “Bad Girl”. Remarkably, in 2014, Ladies Code won a Gaon Chart Award of “New Artist of the Year”.

8. AOA

AOA

AOA

Ace of Angels is a girl idol group of seven members and a girl band of five members. Those five members are Choa, Jimin, Yuna, Youkyoung and Mina, while the seven consists of all the members except Youkyoung. AOA was just formed in 2012 and had their first debut album “Angel’s Story” on July 30, 2012, getting a massive support from their fans. For more than two years of being active, AOA already has five single albums released. With the comeback of AOA in 2014, their fifth album “Miniskirt” was released, bringing AOA with the SBS Inkigayo award.

9. Nine Muses

Nine Muses

Nine Muses

The name of this group certainly shows that it is a group of nine members, but currently Nine Muses consists of only six members; they are Hyuna, Euaerin, Sungah, Kyungri, Hyemi and Minha. This Korean Kpop girl group was founded in 2010 and had their debut with the single “No Playboy”. After being formed, Nine Muses has already had four back-to-back hits so far. In spite of the replacement or comebacks of some members, Nine Muses has always been appreciated and supported by a large number of their fans.

10. F-VE Dolls

F-VE Dolls

F-VE Dolls

5dolls has presented in music industry since 2011. A group of six cuties debuted with two single tracks—“Lip Stains” and “I Mean You”. F-VE Dolls is one of the most popular Kpop girl group due to its admirable hold. Even though 5Dolls faced with some problems in the past, this girl group had their song “Like This Like That” become the highest selling song for a rookie in the year of 2011, with $192,000 grossed. All in all, many Kpop girl groups in South Korea have presented in the music industry. However, not all of them are popular in this year, 2014. Some newly-formed girl bands have earned more popularity which surpasses over the other some bands. Do you agree with this list? Well, you may have your own idol whom you wish to be listed. Feel free to let us know by your comment!

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