BLACKPINK, aespa, & Girls’ Generation Lead Girl Group Brand Rankings In October

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BLACKPINK continues to top the brand reputation rankings this October!

The Korean Business Research Institute has named BLACKPINK, aespa, and Girls’ Generation as the top three K-pop girl groups this October.

The rankings are grounded on various factors including consumer media, communication, and community indexes of numerous girl groups from September 10 to October 10.


Femme fatale quartet BLACKPINK maintains their glorious ranking at the No.1 spot. The group led the list once again with a 6,092,040 brand reputation index.

Some of the high-ranking phrases in the group’s keyword analysis included “Guinness,” “LALISA,” and “YouTube.” The words such as “record,” “register,” and “surpass” are likewise present as their high-ranking related terms.

#2 aespa

Rising to take the second spot is the charismatic girl group aespa. The quartet scored the high rank after marking a 48.12 percent increase in their score since September. They obtained a brand reputation index of 3,770,631.

#3 Girls’ Generation

South Korea’s representative female idol group Girls’ Generation placed third this October. The legendary group followed closely with a brand reputation index of 3,126,468.

In addition, Red Velvet and STAYC took the fourth and fifth spots. Meanwhile, TWICE, Lovelyz, Oh My Girl, MAMAMOO, and Brave Girls ranked sixth to tenth, respectively.

Check the other K-Pop girl groups who entered the Top 30 this October:

#11 Apink

#12 Weeekly

#13 fromis_9

#14 ITZY



#17 Girl’s Day

#18 EXID


#20 WJSN


#22 Dreamcatcher

#23 Ladies’ Code

#24 f(x)

#25 After School

#26 (G)I-DLE

#27 cignature

#28 DIA


#30 woo!ah!

Source: Yeongnam

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