From solo debuts to comebacks that had been heard ’around the world, there’s been quite a lot of superb releases in K-pop this yr. In explicit, woman teams and feminine soloists have been ruling the charts and successful music present trophies by the dozen – the numbers simply don’t lie! If you need a fast recap of a few of the greatest that K-pop’s main women have launched this yr, simply preserve studying.
1. TWICE’s Nayeon – “POP!”
Surpassing 100 million YouTube views on the music video and garnering five music present wins (making her a music present triple crown winner), TWICE member Nayeon actually made a splash together with her solo debut. Her mini album “IM NAYEON” was additionally breaking records left and proper – she actually popped off, pun meant!
2. LE SSERAFIM – “FEARLESS”
Making their debut with “FEARLESS” again in May, HYBE’s first woman group LE SSERAFIM (an anagram for “I’m fearless) really made a splash with their first mini album. “FEARLESS” garnered four wins, and hit 100 million views in August. The group can also be confirmed to be prepping for his or her first comeback, so preserve a watch out for extra nice music!
3. IVE – “After Like”
IVE has been ruling the charts with their releases, together with their most up-to-date comeback observe “After LIKE.” The tune garnered the group their first good all-kill and has taken a whopping nine music present trophies to date. They additionally had the third-highest first-day gross sales of any feminine K-pop artist – much more spectacular when you think about that they’re nonetheless rookies!
4. aespa – “Girls”
Becoming their fourth music video to high 100 million views, aespa has been killing the K-pop scene this yr. The “Girls” mini album grew to become the best-selling K-pop woman group album of all time in August, an achievement that made historical past. As if that wasn’t sufficient, they had been additionally the fastest feminine K-pop act to enter the Billboard 200 Top 3!
5. TWICE – “Talk that Talk”
Three weeks after the release of “Talk that Talk,” TWICE’s newest comeback continues to be breaking data! Their latest album spent the final three weeks on the high spot on the Billboard World Albums Chart, making it their second album to take action – and so they’re the one K-pop woman group to have had two albums attain this achievement to date! They’re iconic for a motive.
6. NewJeans – “Attention” and “Hype Boy”
Breaking data from day one, HYBE’s second woman group NewJeans garnered the best first-day and first-week gross sales of any woman group debut with their first mini album “New Jeans.” Not to say the truth that additionally they reached the best variety of pre-orders for a lady group debut – they had been making waves earlier than they even hit the stage!
7. Girls’ Generation – “FOREVER 1”
The return of K-pop legends Girls’ Generation has fully cemented the truth that 2022 is the yr of the woman group! Making a full-group comeback for the primary time in 5 years, their album “FOREVER 1” hit the highest spot on iTunes charts in dozens of nations all over the world. Fans everywhere in the world had been stuffed with nostalgia upon seeing all eight members performing collectively!
8. (G)I-DLE – “TOMBOY”
Taking the triple crown on the charts and reaching the first good all-kill of 2022 again in March, there’s no denying that (G)I-DLE’s newest comeback was all that anybody might discuss! “TOMBOY” garnered a powerful eight music present wins, and the album “I NEVER DIE” swept the iTunes charts. They’re additionally prepping for an additional comeback this yr!
9. BLACKPINK – “Pink Venom” and “Shut Down”
With YouTube MV views rapidly soaring into the lots of of hundreds of thousands, BLACKPINK didn’t disappoint with their long-awaited comeback album “BORN PINK.” Title tracks “Pink Venom and “Shut Down” rapidly took over the charts, and the album itself is the primary K-pop woman group album in historical past to surpass a million first-day orders. They’re additionally headed out on a world tour this yr!
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