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The Best K-pop Girl Groups With 5 Members

April 29, 2020 2.2k votes 432 voters 11.8k views16 items

Here are the best Kpop girl groups with five members, ranked by fans everywhere. While some groups, like ITZY and 4Minute, have always featured a five-member lineup, others went through several lineup changes, but are primarily known as quintets, like Red Velvet and Wonder Girls. From first generation girl groups to new and recent artists, this list of 5-member girl groups features some of the greatest Kpop girl groups of all time, like f(x), EXID, and Kara.

Vote up the top 5-member girl groups who have made the biggest influence in the South Korean music world. 

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  • Red Velvet is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best K-pop Girl Groups With 5 Members
    Photo: SM Entertainment

    Members: Irene, Wendy, Seulgi, Joy, and Yeri

    Debut Year: 2014

    Originally debuting with four members, Red Velvet added maknae member Yeri in 2015, and their success skyrocketed. Named best idol group alive by Billboard in November 2019, Red Velvet is a group known for their diverse concepts and chart-topping hits. Red Velvet switches off between "red" tracks (fun and poppy), like "Red Flavor," and "velvet" tracks (dark and mature), like "Bad Boy" and "Psycho." With their influence spanning globally, they are one of the few groups who have performed in North Korea as representatives from South Korea.

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    • ITZY is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best K-pop Girl Groups With 5 Members
      Photo: JYP Entertainment

      Members: Yeji, Lia, Ryujin, Chaeryeong, and Yuna

      Debut Year: 2019

      Following in the footsteps of their labelmates Twice, ITZY hit the ground running with their debut track "Dalla Dalla" charting high, breaking multiple YouTube records, and winning multiple rookie of the year awards. The group's concept is to bring uplifting and inspiring music through catchy lyrics. Their songs "Icy" and "Wannabe" also topped South Korean charts, while spreading a positive message. 

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      • EXID is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best K-pop Girl Groups With 5 Members
        Photo: Banana Culture

        Members: Solji, LE, Hani, Hyerin, and Jeonghwa

        Debut Year: 2012

        When a fancam of member Hani preforming "Up and Down" went viral, EXID finally started their breakthrough in the K-pop industry. The song shot to number one and EXID saw continued success after that with popular songs such as "Ah Yeah" and "DDD." The group promoted with four members from 2016 to 2018 while member Solji was recovering. In 2019, it was announce that the group would be taking a hiatus, so the members could focus on their solo careers. 

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        • BVNDIT is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best K-pop Girl Groups With 5 Members
          Photo: MNH Entertainment

          Members: Yiyeon, Songhee, Jungwoo, Simyeong and Seungeun

          Debut Year: 2019

          BVNDIT first debuted with their track "Hocus Pocus." Following that, the group continued to release new music through MNH Entertianment's New.Wav project alongside labelmates, like Chungha. BVNDIT has also released song such as "Dumb" and "Cool."

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