The Most Popular K-pop Girl Groups Of 2022
Support the girls! Here are the best K-pop girl groups of 2022, ranked by fans everywhere. Featuring new and recent debuts, like IVE and Kep1er, and world famous groups, like Blackpink and Twice, the top Korean girl groups continue to bring us the best visuals, catchy songs, and fun dance choreos. Who are your bias groups?
Popular female idol groups include Aespa, Itzy, STAYC, Momoland, and many more, but which artists will break the top 10? Vote up the best K-pop girl groups based on their 2022 releases and highlights, and check back to see who will sit at the top.
Vote for your Blackpink bias here!
October - Born Pink (2nd world tour)
September 16 - Born Pink (2nd album)
August 19 - “Pink Venom” (pre-release single)
July 29 - “Ready for Love” (PUBG Mobile collaboration)Blackpink (commonly stylized as BLACKPINK or BLΛƆKPIИK) is a South Korean girl group formed by YG Entertainment, consisting of members Jisoo, Jennie, Rosé, and Lisa. Blackpink has broken numerous online records throughout their career. Their music videos for "Kill This Love" (2019) and "How You Like That" each set records for the most-viewed music video within the first 24 hours of release, with the latter breaking three and setting two Guinness World Records. They are also the first music group and Korean act to have three music videos with at least one billion views on YouTube. Blackpink is currently the most-followed girl group on Spotify and the most-subscribed music group, female act, ...more
- Labels: YG Entertainment
August - Checkmate (1st world tour)
July 15 - Checkmate (5th EP feat. “Sneakers”)
April 6 - “Voltage” (1st Japanese single)Itzy is a South Korean girl group formed by JYP Entertainment and consisting of members Yeji, Lia, Ryujin, Chaeryeong, and Yuna. They debuted on February 12, 2019, with the release of their single album It'z Different. Their accolades include Rookie of the Year at the 34th Golden Disc Awards, New Artist of the Year at the 9th Gaon Chart Music Awards and 2019 Melon Music Awards, Best New Female Artist at the 2019 Mnet Asian Music Awards, and the New Artist Award at the 29th Seoul Music Awards; they are the first K-pop girl group to achieve such a "Rookie Grand Slam".
- Labels: JYP Entertainment
Vote for your Twice bias here!
August 26 - Between 1&2 (11th EP feat. “Talk That Talk”)
April 25 - Celebrate (4th Japanese album feat. “Celebrate”)
February - III (4th world tour)Twice is a South Korean girl group formed by JYP Entertainment through the 2015 reality show Sixteen. The group is composed of nine members: Nayeon, Jeongyeon, Momo, Sana, Jihyo, Mina, Dahyun, Chaeyoung, and Tzuyu. The group debuted on October 20, 2015, with the extended play (EP) The Story Begins. As of December 2020, the group has sold over 10 million albums cumulatively in South Korea and Japan, becoming the highest-selling K-Pop girl group of all time. They have been dubbed the next "Nation's Girl Group", and their point choreography—including for "Cheer Up" (2016), "TT" (2016), "Signal" (2017), and "What Is Love?" (2018)—became dance crazes and viral memes imitated by many celebrities.
- Labels: JYP Entertainment
Vote for your (G)I-DLE bias here!
June - Just Me ( )I-dle (1st world tour)
March 14 - I Never Die (1st full-length album feat. “Tomboy”, “My Bag” & “Never Stop Me”)(G)I-dle, stylized in all caps, is a South Korean girl group formed by Cube Entertainment in 2018. The group consists of five members: Miyeon, Minnie, Soyeon, Yuqi and Shuhua. Originally a six-piece, Soojin departed from the group on August 14, 2021. The group debuted on May 2, 2018, with the single "Latata" from their first extended play I Am. On July 31, 2019, the group debuted in Japan under U-Cube with Latata. Unlike most K-pop girl groups, (G)I-dle are directly involved in the creation of their music; in particular, Soyeon has helped write and produce a majority of the group's songs, and Minnie and Yuqi have also co-written numerous album tracks. Dubbed "monster rookies" of 2018, ...more
- Labels: Cube Entertainment
Vote for your Le Sserafim bias here!
August 9 - "Raise y_our glass" (from Yunjin celebrating 100 days)
May 2 - Fearless (debut EP feat. “Fearless” & “Blue Flame”)Le Sserafim is a South Korean girl group formed by Source Music and HYBE. The group consists of five members: Sakura, Kim Chae-won, Huh Yun-jin, Kazuha, and Hong Eun-chae. Originally a sextet, Kim Ga-ram was removed from the group on July 20, 2022 after the termination of her contract. Le Sserafim debuted on May 2, 2022, with the release of their first extended play (EP) Fearless.
- Labels: Source Music (HYBE Labels)
Vote for your Red Velvet bias here!
March 21 - The ReVe Festival 2022 - Feel My Rhythm (13th EP w/ single "Feel My Rhythm")Red Velvet are a South Korean girl group formed and managed by SM Entertainment. They originally debuted on August 1, 2014, with the single "Happiness" with the four-member line-up of Irene, Seulgi, Wendy and Joy. A fifth member, Yeri, joined the group in March 2015, following the release of their first mini album, Ice Cream Cake. Musically, the work of Red Velvet reflects their own group name: their predominantly-pop "red" side experiments occasionally with electronic, funk and hip hop, while their "velvet" side focuses on '90s-influenced R&B with elements of ballad and jazz. Their genre versatility and hooks have garnered critical praise.
- Labels: SM Entertainment