One of the most famous genres of Korean music, known as K-pop, has become an international sensation because of a phenomenon known as “Hallyu,” or “Korean wave.”
Because of their many genres, their synchronized dancing, clever camera maneuvers, and show-stopping fashion trends, their songs are nothing short of an audio-visual pleasure! BTS and EXO are two of the most successful K-pop male bands in the world, but it’s Korean female groups that are taking over the pop music industry with their high-octane shows and beautiful vocals.
Here are 10 of the world’s most popular female Korean pop stars, all of whom are all-female K-pop ensembles.
All-girl K-pop group BLACKPINK, who debuted in August 2016, has become a global sensation. the South Korean pop group YG Entertainment broke a new record for the most views on the first day of 2018 with “Ddu-Du-Du” from their short album Square Up, which was released in 2018, breaking the previous record for the most views on the first day of 2018.
They’ve been dubbed “fashion icons” because of their distinctive style choices in clothes and accessories, not only because of their looks. However, Jennie and Lisa are also rapists, which lends the band a particular edge while preserving the group’s overall cheerful mood. The group’s supporters are referred to as Blinks.
For the song “Kiss and Make Up,” the group collaborated with Dua Lipa, a singer from the United Kingdom. “How You Like That,” the band’s most recent hit, has climbed to the top of Billboard’s World Digital Song Sales list. BLACKPINK is the first K-pop female group to perform at Coachella in 2019, making them the first K-pop female group to perform at Coachella. The BLACKPINK House, a reality show that follows the group’s members as they go about their daily lives, is also produced by the female group.
Jihyo, Sana, Nayeon, Mina, Momo, Jeongyeon, Chaeyoung, Dahyun, and Tzuyu are the nine members of the South Korean all-girl group that debuted in 2015. Among the nine members, Jihyo is the eldest. The group’s founding was inspired by the reality show Sixteen, which had seven members at the time of its inception. As one of the most popular K-pop girl groups, the group is noted for its eye-catching and synchronized dance moves.
SM Entertainment launched the eight-member all-girl K-pop group in August 2007 and the group debuted in the US in September 2007. Aside from BLACKPINK, Girls’ Generation has long been considered to have pioneered what is now known as the Hallyu wave. As of this writing, the group’s three most popular songs have been seen more than 100 million times on YouTube.
Many women’s rights marches, including Me Too and LGBTQ+ events, have played their song “Into the New World ” in support of their cause. A game show called You Quiz on the Block started on tVN on September 1, 2021, and features the three of them together.
RWB is an all-girl group created in 2014 under the label RWB Entertainment, consisting of Solar, Moonbyul, Wheein, and Hwasa. Jazz, R&B, ballads, and pop are among the many genres in which the K-pop trio has shown its versatility. They are also well-known for their outrageously funny outfits.
With the addition of Wendy and Irene to the group, Red Velvet has expanded from a four-member K-pop girl band to a seven-member group. The band’s distinctive vocals, vibrant clothing, and edgy and energetic ideas helped them gain a following. The group, which is managed by SM Entertainment, has released two studio albums. When it comes to the name of their fan club, it is known as ReVeLuv. For its chart-topping classics, such as “Velvet” and “Red,” the band is well-recognized. One of the group’s oldest members, Irene is also the group’s lead vocalist and featured in Game Development Girls.
Its name is pronounced “idle” or “idol,” and it is an all-female K-pop group created in 2018 under Cube Entertainment. This is the sixth all-girl K-pop group to top the Billboard World Charts in the first week of release, according to Billboard’s World Digital Single Sales chart.
K-pop girl duo Guess Who made their Billboard 200 and Rolling Stone Top 200 chart debuts in April 2021 with the release of their latest album, “Guess Who.” With songs like “Wannabe,” “Dalla Dalla,” and “Not Shy,” ITZY’s most recent English album was released in January 2021 and was selected one of Time magazine’s top 10 K-pop songs of the year 2020.
They’ve been on the road since Play M Entertainment signed them to a deal in April of that year. Her first album, Apink, was published the same year she took up the Mnet Asian Music Awards’ Best New Female Artist honor. As one of K-most pop’s well-known all-girl groups, they gained notoriety for their upbeat bubblegum pop sound and carefree stage presence.
The Dreamcatcher has gained worldwide popularity. Topping Billboard’s Next Big Sound Chart in February of 2021, they are the first all-girl K-pop group to achieve this feat. The group, widely regarded as one of the best in K-pop, is known for its depiction of ‘dystopian’ narratives via the use of striking visuals and distinctly styled dance. The band is known for its numerous live performances and its synthpop music style, which has some resemblances to Evanescence’s.
Oh My Girl
WM Entertainment’s Oh My Girl girl group made their public debut in October 2017 with only eight members. The versatile K-pop septet’s videos are notable for their use of well-timed transitions and imaginative hair and makeup trends. The breakthrough single “Dun Dun Dance,” which reached at No. 2 on Billboard’s K-Pop 100 in June 2021 and was certified platinum in the United States, was featured on their May 2021 self-titled album Dear OHMYGIRL.
The new K-pop sensation TRI.BE Da Loca debuted in February 2021 with the album TRI.BE Da Loca and two songs “Doom Doom Ta” and “Loca”. A triangle and being inspired by the band’s name. “We are perfect as we are” is their tagline. The international band is renowned for its lively shows and stylish videos. They are now appearing in Let’s Try! on Studio Lululala’s YouTube channel.