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The Best K-pop Girl Groups Of All-Time

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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  • ITZY
    1
    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
  • Red Velvet - Irene & Seulgi, often stylized as Red Velvet - IRENE & SEULGI, is the first sub-unit of South Korean girl group Red Velvet, formed by SM Entertainment in 2020. It is composed of members ...more
  • Aespa
    3
    Aespa (commonly stylized as aespa or æspa) is a South Korean girl group formed by SM Entertainment, consisting of members Karina, Giselle, Winter and NingNing. The group will debut on November 17, ...more
  • STAYC
    4
    StayC, also stylized as STAYC, is a South Korean six-member girl group under High Up Entertainment, launched by producing duo Black Eyed Pilseung. The group debuted on November 12, 2020 with their ...more
  • Everglow
    5
    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 March ...more
  • BLACKPINK
    6
    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 ...more
  • Red Velvet
    7
    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, Wendy and Joy. ...more
  • Twice
    8
    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
  • IZ*ONE
    9
    Iz One, stylized as IZ*ONE, was a South Korean-Japanese girl group formed through the Mnet reality competition show Produce 48. The group was composed of twelve members, chosen by live votes: Jang ...more
  • IVE
    10
    IVE is a six-member South Korean girl group under Starship Entertainment. They debuted on December 1, 2021 with their single album “Eleven”.
  • (G)I-DLE
    11
    (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, ...more
  • Mamamoo
    12
    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. Ambiguous". ...more
  • Weeekly
    13
    Weeekly is a South Korean girl group under IST Entertainment. The group is Play M Entertainment's second girl group in 10 years, after Apink. The group consists of seven members: Lee Soo-jin, Shin ...more
  • 2NE1
    14
    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 promotional single ...more
  • Girls' Generation
    15
    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, and ...more
  • PURPLE KISS
    16
    PURPLE KISS, also stylized as PURPLE K!SS, is a seven-member South Korean girl group under RBW. They debuted on March 15, 2021 with the mini album Into Violet.
  • GFriend
    17
    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 on ...more
  • Dreamcatcher
    18
    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 Gahyeon. ...more
  • Girls' Generation-Oh!GG is the second sub-unit of South Korean girl group Girls' Generation, formed by SM Entertainment in 2018. The group is composed of five Girls' Generation members who remained ...more
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  • LOONA
    21
    Loona (stylized as LOONA) is a South Korean girl group formed by Blockberry Creative. The group was introduced to the public through a pre-debut project that began in October 2016, where each of the ...more
  • VIVIZ
    22
    Viviz, often stylized as VIVIZ, is a three-member South Korean girl group formed by BPM Entertainment. The group consists of former GFriend members: Eunha, SinB, and Umji. The group debuted on ...more
  • NMIXX
    23
    Nmixx, commonly stylized as NMIXX, is a seven-member South Korean girl group formed by SQU4D, a sub-label of JYP Entertainment. The group consists of seven members: Lily, Haewon, Sullyoon, Jinni, ...more
  • EXID
    24
    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 "Holla". The ...more
  • CLC
    25
    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, and Eunbin. ...more