Take a look at the below list of Top 10 Most Popular Kpop Girls Groups 2017. K-pop is a style of Korean music that is marked by dance moves and fast synthesizer music. It enjoyed intense yet brief popularity in the United States, with Psy’s 2012 hit Gangnam Style. What you probably didn’t know is that there have been girl groups singing K-pop, though not widely known Stateside. Girl groups have been formed by media companies in Korea and have struck it rich in Korea and elsewhere in the world. This post is about ten such groups, and is being written on the subject of ” Top 10 Girl K pop groups of 2017.” Apparently there is no such list yet for 2017, the year being incomplete as of this writing.
List of Top 10 Most Popular Kpop Girls Groups 2017
10. The Brown Eyed Girls
This “girl band” has produced a #1 hit song, Abracadabra. They are widely well-known for their dance moves as they are for their vocals. They are ten years old, having formed in 2006. According to the 10 Best Review website, their names, as of this writing, are JeA, Miryo, Nasha and Ga In. They have released new songs, and some members have even cut solo albums every now and then–but they still do concerts and are recording as a group.
9. After School
This particular group launched in 2009. Some songs for which they are well known include Diva and Because of You. The last mentioned song has become a monster hit for them, their biggest hit, as the 10 Best Review website points out.
The group has gone through some personnel changes. Some of the members have “graduated” from the band (quit), and started solo careers. But as of right now, the group still continues to perform today, with seven members: Jooyeon, Jungeon Uee, Nana, Lizzy, Raina, E-Young, and Kaeun. Uee and Nana also work as actresses, while still remaining as part of the group.
This is one of the newest girl bands behind the K-pop sound. It was created by JYP Entertainment through a reality show called Sixteen, according to the 10 Best Review website. There are nine members of this band: Jeongyeon, Nayeon, Sana, Momo, Mina, Jihya, Dalyun, Chaeyoung, and Tzuyu. They released their album entitled The Story on October 20, 2015, and their second album Page Two came out on April 25, 2016.
7. Red Velvet.
The founding company, SM Entertainment, gave the name to this K-pop group back in 2014 because they wanted to give them a name that would present them as bold, yet classy girls. On August 1, 2014, the group released the single Happiness. On March 15, 2015, another group member named Yeri came aboard. On March 17, 2016, The Velvet was released. Also, the group released a single off this album called, “One of These Nights” (not to be confused with the Eagles’ 1975 number one song of the same name).
This is a five-member group that debuted in 2012. EXID is an acronym for the English phrase, “Exceed in Dreaming,” which, as the 10 Best Review points out, is quite appropriate since they have realized their dream as performers. Members include Solji, LE, Han, Hyelin, and Junghwa. Solji, who is the eldest group member, took the spotlight when she joined a reality show on its first episode, and proceeded to win the reality show in the end, becoming the first person ever to win that particular show. Up and Down, Huka, Oh Yeah, and Hot Pink are among their hits.
2NEA 1 formed under the management of YE Entertainment. The group consists of Sandara, CL, Minzy, and Park Bom. They’ve been in existence since 2009, and have released songs such as Fire and Lollipop, both of which have become major hits in their native Korea. Park Bom and CL release solo songs every now and then They are well-known for their unique fashion and upbeat and sexy dance moves.It is rumored as of this writing that group member Minzy is quitting.This is one of the Top 10 Most Popular Kpop Girls Groups 2017.
The name stands for Ace of Angels. On Monday, July 30, 2012, this four-woman vocal group debuted. The girl-band originally had eight members. But member Youkyung quit.
In 2014, the mini-albums, Short Hair and Like a Cat were released. 2015 saw the release of Heart Attack. They have also starred in two reality shows, one in 2016 and the other earlier in ’17.
3. MISS A
JYP Entertainment’s Korean-Chinese group Miss A is: Fei, Jia, Min and Suzy. It is Suzy who is the standout member of the group, because of her beautiful face and because she has acted on Korean television, as well as being a superb singer. She has been on such dramas as Dream High and Gu Family Book.
Suzy has also been the object of some Internet gossip, as she is reportedly dating actor Lee Min Ho.
2. A- PINK
This group got its start in 2011 by Cube Entertainment. Oh Hayoung, Jung Eunju, Yoon Bo Mi, Son Na Eun, Park Chorong, and Kim Na Joo are the members of this k-pop vocal group. Their hits include: Let Us Love, My My and No No.
This group has also won such awards as rookie of the year, best female group and best new artists.
The top of them all. They are also known as the Girls Generation, and they are the most popular group of girls in this particular genre. Their members include: Taeyon, Sunny, Tiffany, Hyoyeon, Yuri, Sooyoung, and Seohyun.
An earlier member, Jessica, was fired from the band by their parent company, SM Entertainment, because of scheduling conflicts and other personal matters that kept her from being a viable member of the group, in SM’s opinion. After her dismissal, the remaining group members continued to promote new material and hold conferences.
Some of their songs, according to The Best 10 Review, are as follows: Tell Me Your Wish, Oh, Run, Devil, Run, and I Got a Boy, which scored them a #1 hit in some places.
According to OhMyPink.net, this is probably the best-known girl group around the world, with two number ones under their belt. Their success overseas proves that the girls are great musical artists–although as of this writing there have been no American #1 hits. This is one of the Top 10 Most Popular Kpop Girls Groups 2017.