Here Are The Top 5 Most Searched Girl Groups And Female Singers Of Every Year From 2010 To 2021

Is your bias group on the list?

Every year, the Korean search trends change and often indicate the most popular K-Pop idols in the country. Check out the top 5 most popular female idols and girl groups according to search trend data from 2010 until 2021 and see how different artists have risen to fame!

1. 2010

Girls’ Generation won the Golden Disc award for Album of the Year with their second Korean studio album, Oh!.

1. Girls’ Generation

2. KARA

3. IU

4. T-ARA

5. Miss A

2. 2011

Girls’ Generation’s reign continued with the success of their third studio album, The Boys…

1. Girls’ Generation

2. IU

3. 2NE1

4. T-ARA

5. Sistar

3. 2012

…continued throughout 2012 with their Japanese release Girls & Peace

1. Girls’ Generation

2. IU

3. 2NE1

4. Sistar

5. T-ARA

4. 2013

…and into 2013 with fourth studio album, I Got A Boy!

1. Girls’ Generation

2. IU

3. Apink

4. Girl’s Day

5. Sistar

5. 2014

Apink rose to take the top spot in 2014…

1. APink

2. IU

3. Girl’s Day

4. AOA

5. Girls’ Generation

6. 2015

…followed by 2015.

1. Apink

2. IU

3. Girls’ Generaion

4. EXID

5. AOA

7. 2016

Debuting the year prior, TWICE went viral for songs like “Cheer Up” and took #1 spot.

1. TWICE

2. IOI

3. MAMAMOO

4. IU

5. GFRIEND

8. 2017

Their success continued into 2017 with songs, including “Signal.”

1. TWICE

2. IU

3. Red Velvet

4. BLACKPINK

5. MAMAMOO

9. 2018

TWICE continued to reserve the top spot on the list, followed by IU.

1. TWICE

2. IU

3. Red Velvet

4. BLACKPINK

5. MAMAMOO

10. 2019

IZ*ONE broke into the top 5 the year after their debut, but TWICE still remained at the top with hits like “Fancy You.”

1. TWICE

2. IU

3. IZ*ONE

4. BLACKPINK

5. Red Velvet

11. 2020

IU rose from second place to take the top spot in 2020…

1. IU

2. BLACKPINK

3. TWICE

4. IZ*ONE

5. OH MY GIRL

12. 2021

…and then further cemented her status with the release of Lilac.

1. IU

2. BLACKPINK

3. TWICE

4. aespa

5. OH MY GIRL

Check out the trends each year for male idols below!

Here Are The Top 5 Most Searched Boy Groups Of Every Year From 2010 To 2021

Source: theqoo