Top 50 K-pop Girl Groups Of April 2024: ILLIT, (G)I-DLE, IVE, More!

April is halfway on its course, and many K-pop acts have made buzz with their music releases, schedules, and social media presence. To measure their popularity, the Korean Business Research Institute released its brand reputation rankings for K-pop girl groups.

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Here are 50 K-pop girl groups who made the most buzz this April 2024!

1.    ILLIT

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ILLIT received a brand reputation index of 3,347,912, which earned them the No. 1 spot. The inclusion is praiseworthy, as ILLIT already made a name on the rankings despite only debuting in March.

This only highlights how much momentum they’ve gained across the K-pop scene ever since their debut with “Magnetic,” and a testament to their reputation as one of the most popular monster rookie groups in fifth-gen K-pop.

2.    (G)I-DLE

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In No. 2, (G)I-DLE claimed the position with a brand reputation index of 3,072,509.

3.    IVE

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IVE closed in with a brand reputation index of 2,644,317, completing the top three for April 2024.

4.    BLACKPINK

BLACKPINK Girl Group
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BLACKPINK trailed on the No. 4 spot after claiming a brand reputation index of 2,601,322.

5.    BABYMONSTER

Babymonster
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BABYMONSTER followed with a brand reputation index of 2,574,551, which rounded up the top five. The septet is also currently active in their promotions for “BABYMONS7ER” and “SHEESH,” which were released on April 1.

Aside from their music activities, the group is also active in their social media updates, which is a major component of vigorous fan engagement.

6.    TWICE

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TWICE continued the list on No. 6, where they ranked with a brand reputation index of 2,225,657.

7.    NewJeans

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With a brand reputation index of 2,018,124, NewJeans earned seventh place for the month of April. The quintet has also been receiving buzz online for their upcoming Korean comeback and debut in the Japanese music market.

8.    Red Velvet

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Red Velvet ranked eighth place with a brand reputation index of 1,973,508.

9.    OH MY GIRL

OH MY GIRL
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OH MY GIRL secured No. 9 with an index of 1,634,562.

10.  Girls’ Generation

Girls' Generation
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The top 10 was concluded by Girls’ Generation, who received an index of 1,602,175.

See the remaining ones below:

11.  KISS OF LIFE

12.  LE SSERAFIM

13.  aespa

14.  Apink

15.  NMIXX

16.  WJSN

17.  ITZY

18.  woo!ah!

19.  STAYC

20.  Girl’s Day

21.  fromis_9

22.  Dreamcatcher

23.  H1-KEY

24.  tripleS

25.  APRIL

26.  ALICE

27.  NATURE

28.  MAMAMOO

29.  LOONA

30.  cignature

31.  f(x)

32.  DIA

33.  CLC

34.  EXID

35.  Kep1er

36.  Rocket Punch

37.  Weki Meki

38.  CAMILA

39.  ICU

40.  Blah Blah

41.  Weeekly

42.  PURPLE KISS

43.   CLASS:y

44.  Billlie

45.  ARTBEAT v

46.  EVERGLOW

47.  Brown Eyed Girls

48.  Ladies’ Code

49.  TWEETY

50.  ICHILLIN’

Which K-pop girl groups on the list are your top picks? Do you have an ult group among them? Let us know in the comments below!

*******************] Israel Monte