7:33 pm - 12/26/2012

‘Girls’ Generation Country’ takes over the popularity map for 2013



The country of Girls’ Generation took over the popularity map for 2013.

A map previewing the popularity of major girl groups in 2013 was recently uploaded on an online community board which has sparked some debate. The land of each girl group country was based on their achievement for 2012 and projections in 2013.

Girl’s Generation had the largest country and took over most of the map. Not only so, but they even had a section for subgroup Taetiseo. Labelmates f(x) also took up a large portion of the map. Despite being a solo act, IU also enjoyed a large country.
The countries closest in size to the top included KARA, SISTAR, and 2NE1.

After School, 4minute, Brown Eyed Girls, Girl’s Day, A Pink, Crayon Pop, Dal Shabet, and Rainbow showed up on the map as well. miss A also had a significant portion, but Suzy had a large part by herself. The map also showed Wonder Girls and T-ara with significantly less area than before.


Do you think this is accurate?

Source: allkpop
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miyozari 26th-Dec-2012 11:06 pm (UTC)
Lmao @ Suzy's country
then Hyuna should also get her own country which would be larger than 4minute's country.
Imo Secret should be bigger and f(x) and Crayon Pop should be smaller.
I still remember the good ol' times when Wonder Girls had the largest country/ le sigh

digs up the old popularity maps

Edited at 2012-12-26 11:06 pm (UTC)
ryousan26 26th-Dec-2012 11:12 pm (UTC)
I don't know but f(x)'s should be larger. I am do aware that f(x) is not that popular internationally ((America, Europe)) but they are indeed more well-known in Korea than most people think
fancifury 26th-Dec-2012 11:08 pm (UTC)
girl's day should not exist
b1gay4 26th-Dec-2012 11:36 pm (UTC)
funny thats the same thing i think about t-ara but lo and behold they still appear (-:
miwa201 26th-Dec-2012 11:09 pm (UTC)
lol Crayon Pop. Who are they again?
frootums 27th-Dec-2012 12:43 am (UTC)
haha mte. They're cute and all but why are they even mentioned on here? Pft.
nobodyelse_care 26th-Dec-2012 11:09 pm (UTC)
Suzy got her own country lol

U go girl!
ryousan26 26th-Dec-2012 11:09 pm (UTC)
This map is quite accurate but I don't think T-ara should only have that small part of territory.

lol Despite them being involved in a controversy, all their songs were big this year.
ryousan26 26th-Dec-2012 11:15 pm (UTC)
Can people give f(x) a break? Unless you're a Korean, you can't say how popular are they there. Stop denying the facts lol

f(x) is a top girl group in Korea bye
itskimbitches 26th-Dec-2012 11:20 pm (UTC)
gurl no one is stressing f(x) rn, wait till this post hits 20 comments to defend at least.
tiggie0307 26th-Dec-2012 11:16 pm (UTC)
Suzy reminds me of West VA

But why is IU here when this is for girl groups?

Edited at 2012-12-27 12:10 am (UTC)
taiyouhana 27th-Dec-2012 02:18 am (UTC)
omg i just snorted Suzy is West VA
pepper 26th-Dec-2012 11:16 pm (UTC)
Hoping for a male version tbh.
hisjulliet 26th-Dec-2012 11:17 pm (UTC)
Suzy's country lol

why is F(x)'s land bigger than 2ne1's? it's supposed to be the other way around



hisjulliet 26th-Dec-2012 11:20 pm (UTC)
nm opp

but F(x) is still too big
itskimbitches 26th-Dec-2012 11:24 pm (UTC)
wait there's crayon pop but no lee hi...whatever but where's hyuna? if suzy get's her own i would expect a yoona.
sandra_hall 28th-Dec-2012 12:02 am (UTC)
yoona is on a way more even footing with the rest of soshi incomparison with the crazy popularity of suzy and the rest of miss A. agreed on hyuna tho
gyuri 26th-Dec-2012 11:26 pm (UTC)
kara & f(x)'s should be bigger
secret & 4minute's should be smaller
minakuu 27th-Dec-2012 02:00 am (UTC)
lol u wish
lightframes 26th-Dec-2012 11:28 pm (UTC)
If subgroups are separate, shouldn't After School and Orange Caramel be separate?
erbalurbal 26th-Dec-2012 11:29 pm (UTC)
iu is a girl group now?
lysblack 26th-Dec-2012 11:30 pm (UTC)
lmao this map seems so wrong in some ways, sistar is way too big, yes they grew alot this year and had a boom in their careers, but not to that amount.

also lol, crayon pop is too damn big when they are nugus of the nugus. and suzy's country would be bigger, as would miss a's.

Edited at 2012-12-26 11:34 pm (UTC)
yeolcarp 27th-Dec-2012 05:42 am (UTC)
actually I think 2012 really made sistar more popular, so i think the size of their "country" is fair, more or less. on melon's end of the year chart they placed 2nd and 3rd in the video streaming category, 2nd in downloads, and 2nd and 4th in overall with alone and loving u. but in total agreement about crayon pop.
drfaith101 26th-Dec-2012 11:34 pm (UTC)
Get it f(x)
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