100 Best K-Pop Girl Groups

Updated on April 23, 2019
Ansel Pereira profile image

I have been an online writer for over two years. I am passionate about books, philosophy, music, and the music industry.

K-pop is a modern form of South Korean pop which incorporates influences from various music styles and genres with a spectacular integration of audiovisual elements. In recent years, the spread of K-pop on the international scene has been magnanimous. While K-pop culture has taken the world by storm since its arrival in the '90s, it’s often been K-pop guy groups that have been written about. While a number of talented K-pop girl groups are dishing out great music, it’s only few that have managed to hog the limelight. It’s time K-pop girl groups get their due! Many K-pop girl groups have achieved tremendous success with their brand of music in South Korea and Japan, however, only a few have managed to make a mark in European and U.S. markets. In comparison, a number of K-pop boy bands have made their mark on foreign shores.


K-pop has a huge global audience with majority of young teen fans. Although K-pop idol culture has helped the South Korean wave of boy bands to break onto international shores with chart-topping success, girls have not tasted the same idol success as guys in international music markets. We know for a fact that the all-female idol groups are super-talented; however, it’s mystifying why not many K-pop girl groups are emerging on the international music scene with stinging venom. For sure, girl groups in the K-pop scene are being promoted and managed well by their respective management, however, it might take K-pop bands awhile to establish a firm foothold in international music markets.


K-Pop Girl Groups and Fashion

K-pop girl groups have paved new pathways for fashion trends. The chic dressing styles of K-pop idols have garnered a cult following among young teens all over the world. The stylish outfits worn by K-pop girls in music videos often trend on social networks and have become a new style statement in world fashion. The glam quotient K-pop girls bring to the forefront with spectacular choreography, makeup and aesthetic dress sense has mesmerized fans all over the world. The world of entertainment has witnessed K-pop subculture take shape in a unique manner and dwell into a entity of its own.


How K-Pop Girl Groups Emerged on the Music Scene

The K-pop industry is dominated by boy groups, however, in recent years all-female idol lineups have made jaws drop with their aesthetic blend of catchy lyrics, concepts, chorography and a mesmerizing spectrum of audio-visual elements. The first generation (1997-2003) of K-pop girl groups emerged in the '90s with bands such as S.E.S., Fin.K.L and Baby Vox leading the way with their musical prowess. The pioneering all-female girl groups of the '90s paved the way for a new brand of K-pop girl groups.

The second generation (2003-2009) of K-pop girl groups took musical ideas to a new level with new dynamics in lyrics and choreography. Choreographed sequences along with stunning audio-visual content become exceedingly popular in the realms of K-pop in the 2000s, and since has become the integral soul in K-pop styles. The second generation of K-pop girls groups was taken to a new level by all-girl acts such as Girls’ Generation, Wonder Girls, Brown Eyed Girls and Kara. With the dynamics of the music industry going through a change, a number of second generation girl groups achieved chart-topping success with record sales.


The Third generation (2009-2013) of K- pop girl groups emerged with a diverse influence of styles and genres bringing a unique dance flavor in the realms of K-pop. A number of all-female lineups made a style statement with clothing and slickly choreographed videos. Collaborations in the K-pop scene led to many K-pop idols both girls and boys coming together to make a unique blend of music and dance. All girl bands such as 2ne1, T-ara, Sistar, f(x), Secret, Miss A, 4 Minute and After School started a new wave of K-pop that opened doors for the current generation of K-pop girl groups.

The current generation (2014-Present) of all girl idol groups embodies musical styles with concepts associated with performance and fashion. Performance-oriented songs that showcases exceptionally choreographed moves and audio-visual content has become the flavor in the present generation of K-pop. Idol culture which is the core of K-pop groups has branched into a subculture that has influenced entertainment and fashion in a big way. Teens and young adults all over the world are struck with K-pop fever, and this is just the beginning. K-pop is gaining a widespread global audience and may well be the defining moment in a culture shift.


K-Pop Girl Groups 2019: Who is going To Make a Big Splash?

K-pop girl groups of 2019 are all set to unleash an explosion of musical genius. K-pop entertainment companies are planning to launch a number of girl groups in the days ahead. You can expect the unexpected from entertainment companies such as JYP Entertainment and SM Entertainment. A number of K-pop groups of 2019 are on the path to make a big impact in the international music market. Here’s a list of K-pop girl groups that are expected to sizzle and make 2019 magnanimous with their stage performance and musical ideologies.

  • Blackpink
  • Twice
  • Girls Generation
  • Cherry Bullet
  • EXID
  • Red Velvet
  • High School
  • Girl’s Day
  • Rendezvous
  • f(x)
  • Mamamoo
  • Purple Beck
  • GFriend
  • Apink
  • Itzy

The lines below showcase a diverse list of K-pop girl groups who have made new pathways in music. Feel free to share your views, opinions, and thoughts about K-pop and your favorite K-pop group in the comments section.


100 Best K-Pop Girl Groups

  1. Twice
  2. Blackpink
  3. Girls’ Generation
  4. S.E.S
  5. EXID
  6. Baby Vox
  7. Girl’s Day
  8. I.O.I
  9. Apink
  10. Fin.K.L
  11. Red Velvet
  12. Miss A
  13. f(x)
  14. Mamamoo
  15. Brown Eyed Girls
  16. GFriend
  17. 2NE1
  18. Kara
  19. Secret
  20. Cosmic Girls

21. Wonder Girls

22. Sistar

23. Oh My Girl

24. 4Minute

25. After School

26. T-ara

27. Pristin

28. Lovelyz

29. Nine Muses

30. We Girls

31. CLC

32. Rainbow

33. Dal Shabet

34. Sonamoo

35. Dreamcatcher

36. April

37. Momoland

38. Spica

39. Loona

40. Orange Caramel

41. AOA

42. Hello Venus

43. Fromis 9

44. Rania

45. Crayon Pop

46. DIA

47. Uni.T

48. Berry Good

49. Jewelry

50. Chakra

51. Busters

52. Milk

53. Fiestar

54. Weki Meki

55. C-REAL

56. Davichi

57. Iz One

58. Laboum

59. Brave Girls

60. Ladies’ Code

61. Diva

62. Hot Place

63. 15&

64. The Grace

65. EvoL

66. Stellar

67. Playback

68. Tahiti

69. Elris

70. Unnies

71. (G) I-dle

72. LPG

73. Big Mama

74. See Ya

75. As One

76. Gavy NJ

77. Blady

78. F-ve Dolls

79. 4Ten

80. Chocolat

81. Bolbbalgan4

82. Papaya

83. Cleo

84. Wings

85. Bestie

86. TREN.D

87. A Train To Autumn

88. Gugudan

89. Bob Girls

90. Neon Punch

91. D.Holic

92. Skarf

93. Bambino

94. Wassup

95. JQT

96. Hi Suhyun

97. Sunny Hill

98. 2Eyes

99. Melody Day

100. Black Pearl

Other Notable K-Pop Girl Groups

  • D-Unit
  • GBB
  • Favorite
  • Girls’ Generation- TTS
  • GI
  • P.O.P
  • Gangkiz
  • She’z
  • Hash Tag
  • GP Basic
  • Tiny-G
  • AOA Black
  • 2 Yoon
  • Oh! GG
  • Pungdeng-E
  • Nature
  • Everglow
  • T-ara N4
  • Sugar
  • Kiss
  • GWSN
  • AOA Cream
  • Unicorn
  • Pristin V
  • Glam
  • I.B.I
  • Sistar19
  • 2Eyes
  • Baby Vox Re V
  • T.T. Ma
  • Lip Service
  • Year 7 Class 1
  • Two X
  • Sorea Band
  • The SeeYa
  • 4L
  • 2NB
  • Wink
  • Sunny Days
  • Nine Muses A
  • Good Day
  • Puretty

Which is the best K-pop girl group?

See results

Questions & Answers

  • What is the difference between Girl's Generation and Girl's Generation TTS ? (By the way, I’m a first time Girl's Generation fan)

    Girls Generation TTS is the first sub-unit of K-Pop girl group Girl’s Generation. The group consists of Girl’s Generation group members (T)Taeyeon, (T)Tiffany and (S)Seohyun. While Girl’s Generation’s songs showcase uniformity of song and dance as a group, Girl’s Generation TTS emphasizes on distinctive vocal parts and harmonies.

© 2018 Ansel Pereira


    0 of 8192 characters used
    Post Comment
    • profile image

      Just a plain SONE 

      2 weeks ago

      All of the groups listed are all talented in their own ways. Hope you choose what your heart really wants.

      I'm a girl group stan for just 6 years and I witnessed multiple debuts of new groupd and successes of senior groups.

    • profile image

      Su Lei Shwe Yee 

      2 months ago

      Please visit to K-Pop Profiles and look for some other K-Pop duets and girl groups as well.


    This website uses cookies

    As a user in the EEA, your approval is needed on a few things. To provide a better website experience, spinditty.com uses cookies (and other similar technologies) and may collect, process, and share personal data. Please choose which areas of our service you consent to our doing so.

    For more information on managing or withdrawing consents and how we handle data, visit our Privacy Policy at: https://spinditty.com/privacy-policy#gdpr

    Show Details
    HubPages Device IDThis is used to identify particular browsers or devices when the access the service, and is used for security reasons.
    LoginThis is necessary to sign in to the HubPages Service.
    Google RecaptchaThis is used to prevent bots and spam. (Privacy Policy)
    AkismetThis is used to detect comment spam. (Privacy Policy)
    HubPages Google AnalyticsThis is used to provide data on traffic to our website, all personally identifyable data is anonymized. (Privacy Policy)
    HubPages Traffic PixelThis is used to collect data on traffic to articles and other pages on our site. Unless you are signed in to a HubPages account, all personally identifiable information is anonymized.
    Amazon Web ServicesThis is a cloud services platform that we used to host our service. (Privacy Policy)
    CloudflareThis is a cloud CDN service that we use to efficiently deliver files required for our service to operate such as javascript, cascading style sheets, images, and videos. (Privacy Policy)
    Google Hosted LibrariesJavascript software libraries such as jQuery are loaded at endpoints on the googleapis.com or gstatic.com domains, for performance and efficiency reasons. (Privacy Policy)
    Google Custom SearchThis is feature allows you to search the site. (Privacy Policy)
    Google MapsSome articles have Google Maps embedded in them. (Privacy Policy)
    Google ChartsThis is used to display charts and graphs on articles and the author center. (Privacy Policy)
    Google AdSense Host APIThis service allows you to sign up for or associate a Google AdSense account with HubPages, so that you can earn money from ads on your articles. No data is shared unless you engage with this feature. (Privacy Policy)
    Google YouTubeSome articles have YouTube videos embedded in them. (Privacy Policy)
    VimeoSome articles have Vimeo videos embedded in them. (Privacy Policy)
    PaypalThis is used for a registered author who enrolls in the HubPages Earnings program and requests to be paid via PayPal. No data is shared with Paypal unless you engage with this feature. (Privacy Policy)
    Facebook LoginYou can use this to streamline signing up for, or signing in to your Hubpages account. No data is shared with Facebook unless you engage with this feature. (Privacy Policy)
    MavenThis supports the Maven widget and search functionality. (Privacy Policy)
    Google AdSenseThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Google DoubleClickGoogle provides ad serving technology and runs an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Index ExchangeThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    SovrnThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Facebook AdsThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Amazon Unified Ad MarketplaceThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    AppNexusThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    OpenxThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Rubicon ProjectThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    TripleLiftThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Say MediaWe partner with Say Media to deliver ad campaigns on our sites. (Privacy Policy)
    Remarketing PixelsWe may use remarketing pixels from advertising networks such as Google AdWords, Bing Ads, and Facebook in order to advertise the HubPages Service to people that have visited our sites.
    Conversion Tracking PixelsWe may use conversion tracking pixels from advertising networks such as Google AdWords, Bing Ads, and Facebook in order to identify when an advertisement has successfully resulted in the desired action, such as signing up for the HubPages Service or publishing an article on the HubPages Service.
    Author Google AnalyticsThis is used to provide traffic data and reports to the authors of articles on the HubPages Service. (Privacy Policy)
    ComscoreComScore is a media measurement and analytics company providing marketing data and analytics to enterprises, media and advertising agencies, and publishers. Non-consent will result in ComScore only processing obfuscated personal data. (Privacy Policy)
    Amazon Tracking PixelSome articles display amazon products as part of the Amazon Affiliate program, this pixel provides traffic statistics for those products (Privacy Policy)
    ClickscoThis is a data management platform studying reader behavior (Privacy Policy)