We recently took a look at the most influential K-Pop boy groups over the last several years based on data from Google Analytics, and the influence that girl groups have had deserve recognition as well!

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Girls’ Generation’s Taeyeon

Based on the amount of Google searches made on different K-Pop groups over time, it’s possible to look back and see who was getting the most attention at certain periods and thus, who was having a big influence on fans.

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BLACKPINK’s Jennie | Vogue Korea

These are the 5 most-searched K-Pop girl groups of each year since 2014, which are all compared to each other in graphs based on the number of searches they had! The final graph also shows the number of searches each group had over the entire period compared to each other.

2014

5. f(x)

4. EXID

3. SISTAR

2. Girls’ Generation

1. 2NE1

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2015

5. f(x)

4. 2NE1

3. Red Velvet

2. EXID

1. Girls’ Generation

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2016

5. f(x)

4. GFRIEND

3. 2NE1

2. Red Velvet

1. TWICE

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2017

5. EXID

4. GFRIEND

3. BLACKPINK

2. Red Velvet

1. TWICE

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2018

5. GFRIEND

4. IZ*ONE

3. Red Velvet

2. TWICE

1. BLACKPINK

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2019

5. IZ*ONE

4. MAMAMOO

3. BLACKPINK

2. TWICE

1. Red Velvet

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2020

5. MAMAMOO

4. IZ*ONE

3. Red Velvet

2. TWICE

1. BLACKPINK

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Overall:

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