Top 10 Girl Kpop Groups on Facebook

In South Korea, the #1 “social networking site” is now finally Facebook and K-Pop groups are starting to take notice and all groups now need to have a strong social media account to compete.   Facebook, as well as other social media sites, need to be managed.   So many young Koreans getting their news from smartphones, the need to market on these global social media platforms is crucial.  So who are the best at using Facebook?  Here are the top 10 Girl KPop groups on Facebook as of this moment.

10)  BLACKPINK – 1,426,334 followers

BLACKPINK was formed recently by YG Entertainment in 2016.  They were a huge success the first 5 months and set records on Billboard.  They were hailed as the new artists of the year.  Black Pink can be found on their reality show “Black Pink House”

Current Members:  Jennie, Lisa, Jisoo, and Rose.

9)  Wonder Girls – 1,743,143 followers

Wonder Girls are the oldest on the list.  They were formed in 2007 by JYP Entertainment and was one of the first success stories.  This four-member group came to fame with “Nobody” but have disbanded when only Yubin and Lim decided to resign with JYP Entertainment.

Current Members:  Yubin, Sunmi, Yeeun, and Hyerim.

8) TWICE – 1,913,943 followers

TWICE was formed in 2015 by JYP Entertainment through the reality show Sixteen.  They are one of the most popular girl groups around.  The broke records on Melon and Youtube.

Current Members:  Tzuyu, Chaeyoung, Dahyun, Mina, Jihyo, Sana, Momo, Jeongyeon, and Nayeon.

7)  A-Pink – 2,180,165 followers

A-Pink was formed by Plan A Entertainment.  They made headlines in 2017 because of bomb threats which are sadly becoming a trend.

Current Members:  Park Cho-rong, Jung Eun-ji, Yoon Bo-mi, Son Na-eun, Oh Ha-young, and Kim nam-joo.

 6)  Miss A – 2,341,140 followers

Miss A was formed by JYP Entertainment in 2010.  The group disbanded in late 2017 after Jia departed from JYP.  The four-member group was known for their dance-pop tracks.  Suzy and Fei will be pursuing solo careers in South Korea while Min and Jia will pursue solo careers in China.

Current Members:  Fei, Jia, Suzy, and Min

5)  f(x) – 3,075,779 – followers

In 2009 S.M. Entertainment formed f(x).  They were originally a 5 member group but in late 2015 became a 4 member group.  They are an electropop-based Kpop group and were the first K-Pop group to perform at SXSW.  It has been over 2 years since f(x) made a comeback and rumor has it they will be doing another comeback soon.

Current Members:  Luna, Victoria, Krystal, and Amber

4)  SiSTAR – 3,188,959 – followers

This all-girl Kpop group was formed in 2010 by Starship Entertainment.  They have discided to disband and 2017 was their final year together.  Each member will look to pursue individual careers.

3)  T-ARA – 3,203,053 followers

T-ara was formed in 2009 by MBK Entertainment and their focus is on heavy dance-pop music.  They were up for contract renewal in 2017 but decided to part ways and disband.  Look for them to drop as others rise on the list.

Current Members:  Boram, Qri, Eunjung, Soyeon, Jiyeon, and Hyomin.

2)  Girl’s Generation – 7,127,567 followers

Girl's GenerationOne of the most popular girl groups comes in at #5.  They are also known as SNSD and was formed by S.M. Entertainment back in 2007.

Current members:  Sunny, Tiffany, Hyoyeon, Taeyeon, Yuri, Yoona, Seohyun, and Sooyoung.

1) 2NE1 – 9,020,774 followers

2NE1The biggest girl group in K-Pop has over 9 million followers on Facebook and is closing the gap for the #1 spot.  They were created by YG Entertainment back in 2009.  They were able to create hit after hit throughout the years and it is looking more likely that CL, one of the leaders of the group will break out in the states soon.

Current members:  Bom, Minzy, Dara, and CL

John Yoon

John Yoon is the Editor in Chief at Startup Radar, Organizer for Startup Festival 2017, Head of Operations Korea at EOS Asia and the Global Marketing Director for Foresting.io. Email = john@startupradar.asia if you are interested in guest contributing and helping the Korean startup ecosystem. Wechat, Kakao, and Line user ID is jswy315

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