Through their voting service, Ten Asia conducted a global vote in various categories, such as K-POP BOY BRAND, K-POP GIRL BRAND, and HOT GENRE BRAND, to wrap up 2023. This vote was based on 100% votes from global fans so the idols’ global popularity can be confirmed.
As a result, Secret Number achieved first place in the K-POP GIRL BRAND category. This multinational girl group released their 7th single album “STARLIGHT” in August last year. This song conveys the message that everyone dreams of beautiful things from somewhere far away, however, our surroundings are also full of beautiful things.
NewJeans took second place. According to reports, NewJeans’s second EP “Get Up” has sold 332,000 copies in the US and ranked fifth place in the Top CD Album Sales In the US. This is the highest rank for K-pop female artists and it was right only behind Taylor Swift’s “1989” in the rankings for female artists worldwide. In addition, NewJeans also became the first K-pop girl group to perform at BBMAs, one of the Top 3 music award ceremonies in the US, and even won Top Global K-pop Artist.
No.3 went to Gong Minzy. She made her debut as a member of 2NE1 in 2009 and gained attention for her amazing rap and dance skills. She started promoting as a solo singer in 2017. After releasing the single “Lovely” in 2020, she founded MZ Entertainment to nurture young entertainers.
Other names in TOP 10 K-POP GIRL BRAND are IVE, Kara, Purple Kiss, VIVIZ, LE SSERAFIM, StayC, and Kep1er.
TENASIA ARTIST TOP TEN selects Top 10 Artist Of The Month every month. Artists in Top 10 will receive benefits, such as exclusive articles on Ten Asia’s main page.