Top Girl Groups In January 2022 Brand Reputation Rankings: BLACKPINK, IVE, & aespa

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These are the female girl groups who dominated the January 2022 brand reputation rankings!

Based on the recently released brand reputation rankings by the Korean Research Business Institute, the top three girl groups for this month are BLACKPINK, IVE, and aespa.

The rankings are grounded on numerous factors including consumer media, communication, and community indexes from December 9, 2021 to January 8, 2021 of various girl groups. The institute gathered a total of 46,057,960 data.


Maintaining the number one spot is the femme fatale group of YG Entertainment, BLACKPINK. The group impressively gained a total brand reputation index of 5,619,627 on the first month of 2022.

Some of the high-ranking phrases in the group’s keyword analysis included their beloved fans “BLINK,” their recent movie “BLACKPINK The Movie,” and Jisoo’s on-going drama series “Snowdrop.” The words “controversy,” “release,” and “surpass” are likewise present as their highest ranking related terms.

#2 IVE

Entering this month’s list is the newly debuted girl group from Starship Entertainment, IVE. The rookie group grabbed the second place with  5,442,980 brand reputation index.

#3 aespa

Keeping the the third spot is SM Entertainment’s charismatic girl group, aespa. The quartet obtained an impressive brand reputation index of 3,497,177.

Meanwhile, TWICE and Red Velvet grabbed the fourth and fifth spots, respectively. TWICE scored a brand reputation index of 3,067,624, while Red Velvet achieved a total of 2,547,622.

Here are the other K-Pop girl group who entered the Top 30:

#6 Oh My Girl

#7 Girls’ Generation

#8 Apink


#10 Kep1er

#11 Weeekly


#13 Brave Girls



#16 Girl’s Day



#19 fromis_9

#20 ITZY

#21 DIA


#23 (G)I-DLE

#24 WJSN

#25 Dreamcatcher

#26 f(x)

#27 cignature

#28 Weki Meki

#29 EXID


Source: Yeongnam

Photo Credits: YG Entertainment, Starship Entertainment, SM Entertainment

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