Idols from small companies that miraculously made it BIG

Coming from a big agency is definitely useful in becoming popular, but netizens pointed out that some of today’s most popular idols have come from smaller companies. 

Despite not having the same resources or name recognition to promote as heavily as some groups from larger companies, three of the hottest groups in the industry have proven that bigger isn’t always necessarily better. With hard work and great personalities, the members of the groups definitely have their own special appeals that have helped them on their way to fame. A post praising the groups’ success has become quite popular online.

Find out what Netizens had to say about this article below!


BTS (Big Hit Entertainment)
debuted in 2013


debuted in 2014


G-Friend (Source Music)
debuted in 2015

Koreaboo has collected reactions from Netizens who commented on the original article from our Korean source. The below comments are the most popular comments at the time of this article being published.

  • Seriously these groups got so popular
  • MAMAMOO!!!!!
  • I admit these groups are all so big
  • I never even realized BTS’s company was small
  • BTS basically made Big Hit
  • G-Friend!!!!!

Source: Instiz