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5 Best South Korean Girl Groups According to Netizens, What’s Your Favorite?

South Korean netizens discussed the best girl groups ever in the history of South Korean music.

Adapt Allkpop, on July 30 through a discussion platform, a netizen named the 5 best K-Pop girl groups ever. Most of the girl groups listed are girl groups who set the standard and have a big influence on the progress of the music industry.

The author of the topic listed SES and Fin.KL at No. 4 and 5, TWICE at No. 3, BLACKPINK at No. 2, and at the top of the list is Girls’ Generation.

1. Fin.KL

Fin KL (DSP Media)

This female singer group consists of four people, namely Lee Hyori, Ock Ju Hyun, Lee Jin and Sung Yuri. Their group name stands for Fine Killing Liberty. This group is listed as one of the first K-Pop girl groups formed in 1998 under the management of Daesung Entertainment.

Their songs are pop ballad, dance pop, and R&B genre. Fin.KL managed to win the Daesang for ‘Artist of the Year’ from various music shows.

2. SES

SES (SM Entertainment/ Kprofiles)
SES (SM Entertainment/ Kprofiles)

SES is a girl group under the agency SM Entertainment which debuted from 1997 to 2002. This girl group has had phenomenal popularity over the years. This group was even called the first very successful K-Pop girl group.

SES manages to consistently have high sales figures for their albums.

SES consists of three members namely Bada, Eugene, and Shoo. Even though they disbanded in 2002, the popularity of SES members still forms a strong fanbase to this day.


TWICE (JYP Entertainment)
TWICE (JYP Entertainment)

The group, fronted by nine personnel, was formed by JYP Entertainment in 2015, debuted together with a mini album titled The Story Begins.

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At the beginning of their debut, TWICE already gained fame through the song ‘Cheer Up’ and topped the charts on music platform charts.

They are also dubbed the Nation’s Girl Group and popularized a number of key moves in their choreography, such as in ‘Cheer Up,’ ‘TT,’ and ‘Signal’.


BLACKPINK (YG Entertainment/Billboard)
BLACKPINK (YG Entertainment/Billboard)

Consisting of Jisoo, Jennie, Rose, and Lisa. BLACKPINK is not only successful in South Korea, but also worldwide.

The group that is sheltered by YG Entertainment is noted to have performed duets with other global musicians such as Lady Gaga to Selena Gomez.

They are the first female Korean pop group to have four songs on Billboard World Digital Song Sales.

5. Girls’ Generation

Girls' Generation / SNSD (SM Entertainment)
Girls’ Generation/SNSD (SM Entertainment)

The first position is held by Girls’ Generation. The SM Entertainment legend group consisting of eight people, previously nine Jessica left the group in 2014.

Meanwhile, here are netizen comments regarding the list of the 5 best girl groups, citing: Allkpop:

“Do you all realize how influential Girls’ Generation is? All the concepts that idols do now have been done by Girls’ Generation first.”

Right. I think SNSD set the standard for girl groups… And girl groups after SNSD were influenced by them,”

“No 2NE1? Is that true?,”

“All groups are important to K-Pop, but the ‘revolution’ is only carried out by a few groups. BLACKPINK and BTS have shown their success all over the world.”

What is the order of the best K-Pop girl groups in your opinion?