Composed of Jennie, Lisa, Jisoo, and Rose, BLACKPINK is one of the hottest girl groups in the world. Since their debut in 2016, this four-member girl group has been making a name for themselves as a group and as individuals. They collaborated with Lady Gaga, Dua Lipa, and Selena Gomez, sold out their first world tour in three minutes, and pretty much everything in between. BLACKPINK is the definition of girl crush* and that’s what makes not only them but their music so special.
If you like BLACKPINK, here are four of our favorite Gen 4 girl groups you definitely want to check out.
Debuted: May 2018
Members: Soyeon, Miyeon, Minnie, Yuqi, and Shuhua
(G)I-DLE (pronounced Idle or Idol) in case you were curious, are the queens of concept. Whether they are going for a dark, bubbly, powerful, or something in between, this quintuplet fully commits to their roles and it shows. It doesn’t hurt that they also write their own music, have heavenly and distinct vocals, and constantly trying to push the boundaries of creativity.
Debuted: March 2019
Members: Sihyeon, E:U, Mia, Onda, Aisha, and Yiren
Since bursting onto the K-Pop scene in 2019, Everglow has cemented itself as a girl group to watch thanks to their early successes. Their music is energetic, catchy, and all about female empowerment. Known for their striking visuals and fierce choreography, this sextet is not only incredible singers and dancers but also uses their influence for good.
Debuted: December 2021
Members: Yujin, Gaeul, Rei, Wonyoung, Liz, and Leeseo
We’re not exaggerating when we say, IVE came in like a wrecking ball. Since their 2021 debut, this sextet from Starship Entertainment has nabbed plenty of awards, including becoming the fattest girl group to win first place at a music show. Their clean image and adorable charms go hand-in-hand with their energetic sound and pleasant vocals.
Debuted: February 2019
Members: Yeji, Lia, Ryujin, Chaeryeong, and Yun
Once you welcome the members of ITZY into your life, it’ll be hard to let them go. From topping multiple music charts and shattering records all over the place, ITZY’s popularity continues to surge. Their discography is dynamic and bold, not only showcasing their ability to challenge themselves as artists but as people. We guarantee it’ll be hard not to watch an MV or five once you get started.
*Girl Crush is defined as all about female empowerment and being an aspirational role model to fellow women
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