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The Best K-pop Girl Groups Of All-Time 

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Here are the best Kpop girl groups of all time, including current Kpop groups making the best K-pop songs of 2019. There are so many good Korean girl groups now, and Kpop agencies, like YG, JYP, and S.M., have a lot of competition from smaller yet popular South Korean entertainment companies, like Fantagio, Pledis, and Jellyfish. Out of all the artists found here, which are the best K-pop girl groups? Make sure to also check the best Kpop boy groups and the best Kpop solo artists.

Whether you're a fan of older K-pop groups, like S.E.S., Brown Eyed Girls, Girls' Generation, and T-ara, or into the new girl groups, like Twice, BlackPink, Loona, and Red Velvet, you can find them all here on this list of Korean girl groups. Disbanded groups, like Wonder Girls, 2NE1, 4Minute, and Sistar, and subunits, like Orange Caramel, TaeTiSeo, and AOA Cream, are also included.

Vote up the best K-pop girl groups you find the most talented. Feel free to any underrated female groups missing from this list. 

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Red Velvet is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best K-pop Girl Groups Of All-Time
Red Velvet is a South Korean girl group formed by S.M. Entertainment. The group debuted on August 1, 2014, with their digital single "Happiness" and with four members: Irene, Seulgi, ...more

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Twice is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best K-pop Girl Groups Of All-Time
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, ...more

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BLACKPINK is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best K-pop Girl Groups Of All-Time
Genre: K-pop, EDM & Hip-hop; Nationality: South Korea
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. The group debuted on ...more

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Girls' Generation is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best K-pop Girl Groups Of All-Time

Albums: Girls' Generation (2007 album), Tell Me Your Wish, Oh!, Gee, Genie, + more

Girls' Generation, also known as SNSD, is a South Korean girl group formed by SM Entertainment. The group is composed of eight members: Taeyeon, Sunny, Tiffany, Hyoyeon, Yuri, Sooyoung, Yoona, ...more

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Mamamoo is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best K-pop Girl Groups Of All-Time
Mamamoo, sometimes stylized as MAMAMOO, is a South Korean girl group formed by RBW (formerly WA Entertainment) in 2014. The group officially debuted on June 19, 2014 with the single "Mr. ...more

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2NE1 is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best K-pop Girl Groups Of All-Time
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Albums: Collection, To Anyone, GO AWAY, 2NE1, 2NE1, + more

2NE1 was a South Korean girl group composed of Bom, CL, Dara, and Minzy, formed by YG Entertainment in 2009. After appearing alongside boy band Big Bang in the song "Lollipop", a ...more

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(G)I-DLE is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best K-pop Girl Groups Of All-Time
(G)I-DLE is a South Korean girl group formed by Cube Entertainment in 2018. The group consists of six members: Miyeon, Minnie, Soyeon, Soojin, Yuqi, and Shuhua. The group debuted on May 2nd, ...more

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Dreamcatcher is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best K-pop Girl Groups Of All-Time
Dreamcatcher (formerly known as MINX) is a South Korean girl group formed by Happy Face Entertainment. The group consists of seven members: JiU, SuA, Siyeon, Handong, Yoohyeon, Dami, and ...more

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GFriend is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best K-pop Girl Groups Of All-Time
GFriend is a six-member South Korean girl group formed by Source Music in 2015. The group consists of Sowon, Yerin, Eunha, Yuju, SinB and Umji. They made their debut with the EP Season of Glass ...more

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EXID is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best K-pop Girl Groups Of All-Time

Albums: Hippity Hop, Every Night, Holla

EXID, an acronym for Exceed In Dreaming, is a five-member South Korean girl group, composed of Solji, LE, Hani, Hyelin and Junghwa. They debuted on February 16, 2012 with the release of ...more
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LOONA is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best K-pop Girl Groups Of All-Time
Loona, stylized as LOOΠΔ, is a South Korean girl group formed by Blockberry Creative, a subsidiary of Polaris Entertainment. Each month, starting in October 2016 and lasting for 18 months, there ...more

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IZ*ONE is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best K-pop Girl Groups Of All-Time
Iz One (stylized as IZ*ONE) is a South Korean-Japanese girl group formed through the Mnet reality competition show Produce 48. The group is composed of twelve members, chosen by live votes: Jang ...more
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ITZY is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best K-pop Girl Groups Of All-Time
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Itzy (stylized as ITZY) is a South Korean girl group formed by JYP Entertainment, consisting of members Yeji, Lia, Ryujin, Chaeryeong, and Yuna. The group debuted on February 12, 2019, with the ...more

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CLC is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best K-pop Girl Groups Of All-Time
CLC (short for "CrystaL Clear") is a South Korean girl group formed by Cube Entertainment in 2015. The group consists of seven members: Seunghee, Yujin, Seungyeon, Sorn, Yeeun, Elkie, ...more
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f(x) is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best K-pop Girl Groups Of All-Time

Albums: Pink Tape, NU ABO, Pinocchio, Chu~♥, Chocolate Love, + more

f(x) is a South Korean girl group formed by SM Entertainment. The group is currently composed of four members: Victoria, Amber, Luna, and Krystal. Originally a five-piece group, Sulli left the ...more

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Apink is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best K-pop Girl Groups Of All-Time

Albums: Seven Springs of A Pink, It Girl Collection, Snow Pink, Pink Blossom, Secret Garden, + more

Apink (Korean: 에이핑크, Japanese: エーピンク) is a South Korean girl group formed by Play M Entertainment (formerly A Cube Entertainment and Plan A Entertainment). The group debuted on April 19, 2011, ...more

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AOA is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best K-pop Girl Groups Of All-Time

Albums: Angels' Story, WANNA BE, Red Motion, Short Hair

AOA (an acronym for Ace of Angels) is a South Korean girl group formed by FNC Entertainment. The group is composed of five members: Jimin, Yuna, Hyejeong, Seolhyun and Chanmi. Originally a ...more

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EVERGLOW is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best K-pop Girl Groups Of All-Time
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Everglow, stylized as EVERGLOW, is a South Korean girl group under Yuehua Entertainment. The group consists of six members: E:U, Sihyeon, Mia, Onda, Aisha, and Yiren. They made their debut on ...more
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I.O.I is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best K-pop Girl Groups Of All-Time
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I.O.I (also known as IOI or Ideal of Idol) was a South Korean girl group formed by CJ E&M through the 2016 reality show Produce 101 on Mnet. The group was composed of eleven members: Lim ...more

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SISTAR is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best K-pop Girl Groups Of All-Time

Albums: Mighty Sister Collection, Loving U, Give It to Me, Alone, Super Girl, + more

Sistar was a South Korean girl group formed in 2010 by Starship Entertainment. The group consisted of Hyolyn, Bora, Soyou, and Dasom. Their debut studio album So Cool was released on 9 August ...more

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Wonder Girls is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best K-pop Girl Groups Of All-Time

Albums: WonderBest, Wonder World, Wonder Girls, 2 Different Tears, The Wonder Years, + more

Wonder Girls was a South Korean girl group formed by JYP Entertainment. The group debuted in February 2007 with the single "Irony" and five members: Yeeun, Sunye, Sunmi, Hyuna and ...more
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Momoland is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best K-pop Girl Groups Of All-Time
Momoland is a South Korean girl group formed by Dublekick Company. They debuted on November 10, 2016, with the EP Welcome to Momoland. The members are the winners of survival program Finding ...more

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OH MY GIRL is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best K-pop Girl Groups Of All-Time
Oh My Girl (also stylized as OH MY GIRL and OMG) is a South Korean girl group formed by WM Entertainment. The group is composed of seven members: Hyojung, Mimi, YooA, Seunghee, Jiho, Binnie and ...more

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Girl's Day is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best K-pop Girl Groups Of All-Time

Albums: Sparkling & City Hunter Ost, Girl's Day Party #4, Everyday 2, Everyday III, Twinkle Twinkle, + more

Girl's Day is a South Korean girl group formed by Dream T Entertainment in 2010. The group currently consists of four members: Sojin, Minah, Yura and Hyeri. Members Jisun and Jiin officially ...more

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4Minute is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best K-pop Girl Groups Of All-Time

Albums: 4Minutes Left, DIAMOND, HUH (Hit Your Heart), For Muzik, Heart to Heart, + more

4Minute was a five-member South Korean girl group formed in 2009 by Cube Entertainment. The members of the group were Nam Ji-hyun, Heo Ga-yoon, Jeon Ji-yoon, Kim Hyun-a, and Kwon So-hyun. The ...more

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