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The Most Popular Kpop Girl Groups Of 2018

Updated August 27, 2019 76.3k votes 9.5k voters 48.5k views25 items

List RulesOnly K-pop girl groups active in 2018.

Editor's Note: Voting and Reranking have been closed.

UPDATED: Check out the top girl groups of 2019!

Kpop fans, which girl groups are having their best year in 2018? Releasing catchy new K-pop songs, this list of the best current Korean girl groups includes groups that debuted in 2018, like (G)I-DLE and Loona. While Twice is still the most popular K-pop girl group in 2018, Blackpink, Red Velvet, and EXID are all in the top 10. 

Vote up the best K-pop girl groups of 2018, based on the year's performance. Feel free to add your favorite girl groups that deserve to be on the list. No disbanded groups allowed!

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    Twice

    K-pop, J-pop
    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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    5,196
    3,604

    BLACKPINK

    K-pop, EDM
    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

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    3,637
    2,730

    Red Velvet

    K-pop, Electropop
    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
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    2,114
    2,026

    GFriend

    K-pop
    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
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    2,095
    1,729

    Mamamoo

    K-pop, Retro
    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

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    1,789
    1,421

    Girls' Generation

    K-pop, Bubblegum pop

    AlbumsGirls' Generation (2007 album), Tell Me Your Wish, Oh!, Gee, Genie

    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

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    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 Momoland...  more

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    2,319
    2,114

    (G)I-DLE

    K-pop, EDM
    (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, 2018,...  more

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    1,266
    1,070

    IZ*ONE

    K-pop, J-pop
    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

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    1,632
    1,597

    EXID

    K-pop, EDM

    AlbumsHippity 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 "Holla". The...  more
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    865
    1,188

    Dreamcatcher

    K-pop, Rock
    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
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    1,132
    1,078

    Apink

    K-pop, Synthpop

    AlbumsSeven Springs of A Pink, It Girl Collection, Snow Pink, Pink Blossom, Secret Garden

    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, with...  more

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    CLC

    K-pop
    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
  • 14
    807
    1,209

    AOA

    K-pop, R&B

    AlbumsAngels' 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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    922
    1,231

    LOONA

    K-pop, EDM
    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,...  more

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    941
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    Oh!GG

    K-pop
    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
  • 17
    607
    1,005
    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 Arin....  more
  • 18
    645
    1,022
    Fromis 9 (stylized as fromis_9) is a South Korean girl group formed by CJ E&M through the 2017 reality show Idol School. The group's name, pronounced as "promise" in Korean, also means "to keep their...  more
  • 19
    609
    1,026
    Cosmic Girls, also known as WJSN, is a South Korean-Chinese girl group formed by Starship Entertainment and Yuehua Entertainment. The group debuted on February 25, 2016 with the extended play Would...  more
  • 20
    659
    1,140

    PRISTIN

    K-pop
    Pristin (stylized as PRISTIN and formerly known as Pledis Girlz) was a South Korean girl group formed by Pledis Entertainment in 2016. The group was composed of ten members: Nayoung, Roa, Yuha,...  more
  • 21
    626
    1,062
    Weki Meki, also known as WEME, is a South Korean girl group formed by Fantagio in 2017. The group consists of eight members: Ji Suyeon, Elly, Choi Yoo-jung, Kim Do-yeon, Sei, Lua, Rina, and Lucy....  more
  • 22
    509
    932

    Lovelyz

    K-pop
    Lovelyz is a South Korean girl group formed in 2014 by Woollim Entertainment and is the company's first girl group. The group consists of eight members: Baby Soul, Jiae, Jisoo, Mijoo, Kei, Jin,...  more
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    418
    899

    DIA

    K-pop
    DIA (shortened from DIAMOND and backronym for Do It Amazing) is a South Korean girl group formed by MBK Entertainment in 2015. They made their debut as a seven-member group in September 2015 with...  more
  • 24
    575
    1,014

    Gugudan

    K-pop
    Gugudan, also stylized as gu9udan or gx9, is a South Korean girl group formed in 2016 by Jellyfish Entertainment. They debuted on June 28, 2016 with the mini-album Act. 1 The Little Mermaid and its...  more
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    331
    849

    UNI.T

    K-pop
    UNI.T is a South Korean girl group formed by The Unit Culture Industry Company through the KBS survival show The Unit. The group consists of nine members: Yang Ji-won, Woohee, Yoonjo, ZN, NC.A,...  more