Kpoppost held voting for the most favorite Kpop girl groups debuting in 2022. The voting opened from January 29 to February 11, 2022. And the result is surprising: ADOR leads even before having official group members! Check out the top 5 MOST favorite Kpop girl groups debuting in 2022, according to fans.
Top 5 MOST Favorite Kpop Girl Group Debuting in 2022
Leading the list is Min Hee Jin’s girl group, ADOR, with 43% (86,302 votes). Surprisingly, this new girl group got so much love and attention from fans even before announcing the official members. Fans even have predicted for its members’ lineup.
ADOR will be the first MinHee Jin’s major project since joining HYBE. Previously, Min Hee Jin was a visual director for SM Entertainment and directed groups like Girls’ Generation, f(X), Red Velvet, SHINee, and EXO.
“As the CEO of ADOR, I have finished my preparation for another revolution in the music market and the launch of a new label. Our label won’t hesitate to accept new challenges and strive to create artist IP and content containing ADOR’s unique philosophy.”Min Hee Jin
ADOR Official Accounts
One of the TOP 5 most favorite Kpop girl groups debuting in 2022, according to fans, is H1-KEY with 42% (84484 votes), which becomes #2. Debuted on January 5, 2022, with ‘[Athletic Girl],’ H1-KEY is a new girl group under Grandline Group (GLG), the newly established Kpop sub-label of Grandline Entertainment. The name H1-KEY aims for a confident and healthy beauty, as a ‘high key.’
H1-KEY Official Accounts
Seoi, Sitala, Riina, and Yel look effortlessly gorgeous in the ‘Athletic Girl’ pictures and videos. Here is a brief about them.
Previously, Seoi was in YG Entertainment trainee team 2. However, it seems she made the right decision to debut with H1-KEY.
Stage name: Seoi (서이)
Real Name: Lee Ye Jin (이예진)
Birthday: February 12, 2000
MBTI Type: ESFJ
Position in H1-KEY: Leader, Vocalist
Sitala was a trainee in LIONHEART Entertainment in October 2018. She might inherit the sense of art from her parents. Sitala’s dad is a Thai actor, Sarunyu Wongkrachang, and her mom is a famous disk jockey, Hattaya Wongkrachang. Not only that, but Sitala’s uncle is also a famous Thai singer, Thaneth Warakulnukroh.
Stage name: Sitala (시탈라)
Real Name: Sitala Wongkrachang (ศีตลา วงศ์กระจ่าง)
MBTI Type: INTP
Position in H1-KEY: Vocalist, Rapper
Previously, Riina was a contestant of ‘Produce 48’ and ranked #73. She was also a member of the pre-debut group Ggumnamu (WM Girls) / Dream Tree.
Stage name Riina (리이나)
Real Name: Lee Seung-Hyun (이승현/イ・スンヒョン)
Birthday: February 21, 2001
MBTI Type: ESFJ
Position in H1-KEY: Vocalist
During the JYP 15th Open Audition Project, Yel got first place and was a JYP Entertainment trainee. However, in May 2021, Yel began working as a trainee at Grandline (GLG).
Stage name: Yel (옐)
Real Name: Han Shin Young (한신영)
Birthday: December 25, 2004
MBTI Type: ESFJ
Position in H1-KEY: Vocalist, Rapper, Maknae
According to fans, BABYMONSTERS comes to #3 of the most favorite Kpop girl groups debuting in 2022 with 11% (21,375 votes). However, until now, they have only revealed two of the group’s members: Jane and Vicky.
In Douban, a Chinese forum, there are some updates about BABYMONSTERS:
- The group’s name was revealed NOT to be Baemon.
- Produced by Teddy Park.
- The company reduced the number of group members – from 6 to 5 members only.
- The group’s leader was born in 2000, and the maknae was born in 2006.
- YG Entertainment’s new girl group has 4 Korean members and one member of Japanese origin.
- There are two rappers in the group – 1 Korean and 1 Japanese.
- All the members speak English well.
Wang Siyu or Jane Wang participated in the Chinese Survival Show ‘Youth with You 2’ and ranked #65. Even in the first episode of the show, Jane introduced herself as a member of BABYMONSTERS. Because of her outstanding vocal, YG Entertainment staff call her ‘Power Vocal.’
Stage Name: Jane (제인/简)
Birth Name: Wang Siyu (王思予)
Birthday: August 16, 1999
Position in BABYMONSTERS: Vocalist, Dancer
Wei Chen or Vicky Wei was also a participant of ‘Youth with You,’ where she ranked #46.
Stage Name: Vicky (비키/維琪)
Birth Name: Wei Chen (魏辰)
Birthday: June 5, 2000
Position in BABYMONSTERS: Rapper, Dancer
Initially known as JYPn, now the JYP new girl group has its official name: NMIXX, and they become the #4 most favorite Kpop girl group debuting in 2022, according to fans. Lily, Haewon, Sullyoon, Jinni, BAE, Jiwoo, and Kyujin are ready to release their debut album ‘AD MARE’ with the title song ‘O.O’ at 6 PM KST on February 22.
NMIXX Official Accounts:
On November 4, 2021, JYP announced Haewon as the 6th member of NMIXX. Witnessing the skills Haewon has shown off during some of JYPn videos and NMIXX ‘O.O’ MV teaser, you won’t be surprised to know that Haewon has been training for over 4 years.
Stage Name: Haewon (해원)
Birth Name: Oh Hae Won (오해원)
Birthday: February 25, 2003
Position in NMIXX: Leader, Vocalist
Sullyoon has passed not only one audition but four auditions: for SM Entertainment (2020), YG Entertainment, Fantagio, and TS (December 2017). However, her fate seems bound with JYP as she was cast through a private audition and passed. Moreover, previously, Sullyoon was a trainee in Woollim Entertainment.
Stage Name: Sullyoon (설윤)
Birth Name: Seol Yoon A (설윤아)
Birthday: January 26, 2004
Position in NMIXX: Vocalist, Dancer
Jinni is not a newbie in JYP; she joined JYP Entertainment in 2016. Moreover, she also appeared in 2PM Nichkhun’s ‘Lucky Charm’ MV.
Stage Name: Jinni (지니)
Birth Name: Choi Yun Jin (최윤진)
Birthday: April 16, 2004
Position in NMIXX: Vocalist, Rapper, Dancer
JYP Entertainment staff cast BAE in front of her school, and she finally joined JYP in December 2018. With her fantastic dancing skill, it’s not surprising that she was a member of the dance club in her school.
Stage Name: BAE (배이)
Birth Name: Bae Jin Sol (배진솔)
Birthday: December 28, 2004
Position in NMIXX: Vocalist, Dancer
Kim Ji Woo was a student at DASTREET DANCE. And she is also studying Broadcasting & Entertainment at Hanlim Multi Arts School.
Stage Name: Jiwoo (지우)
Birth Name: Kim Ji Woo (김지우)
Birthday: April 13, 2005
Position in NMIXX: Rapper, Vocalist, Dancer
The maknae of NMIXX, Kyujin, joined JYP in 2018. She is also studying Broadcasting & Entertainment at Hanlim Multi Arts School. Moreover, she also learns dancing at Withbill Dance Academy.
Stage Name: Kyujin (규진)
Birth Name: Jang Kyu Jin (장규진)
Birthday: May 26, 2006
Position in NMIXX: Rapper, Vocalist, Dancer, Maknae
5. SOURCE Music New Girl Group
And at #5, we have SOURCE Music New Girl Group. On January 12, 2022, Source Music’s Namu Wiki page published a new girl group name ‘LESSERAFIM.’ Previously, HYBE Labels registered the copyright for ‘LESSERAFIM’ on October 12, 2021.
Miyawaki Sakura and Kim Chaewon, two former members of IZ*ONE, are expected to re-debut with the new girl group. They joined HYBE at the end of 2021. Besides Sakura and Chaewon, Source Music’s new girl group members would likely include former ‘Produce 48’ contestant Heo Yunjin, and Source Music trainees Soobin, Yujin, and Chaemin.
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