GFRIEND, 1st place in ‘Idols who would have done better if only they met great agency’


Girlfriend. Photo|Star Today DB

GFRIEND, a girl band that was suddenly disbanded, was chosen as the number one ‘Idol group that would have been better if they had only met good agency’.

Community portal site DC Inside (CEO Kim Yoo-sik) and ‘Exciting DC’, operated by My Celebs, a taste search company, conducted a poll on the 6th to 12th with ‘Which idol group would have been better if they had just met their agency?’ My girlfriend came first.

GFRIEND, who ranked first with 1414 (21%) votes out of 6638 total votes, received the Rookie of the Year award in 2015 based on the concept of ‘power and purity’ and rose to the ranks of the top girl groups in the music industry. However, in May, the news of the failure of the contract with the agency was announced, and the contract was officially terminated through ‘Weverse’. Amid the shock and regret of the sudden dissolution of the girlfriend, the regret of the fans who wished the agency had been different voting result.

Voting results for ‘Idol group that would have done better if only they met well’. Provided | Exciting dish

Second place was occupied by Children of the Empire with 499 (8%) votes. ZE:A with members Lim Si-wan, Park Hyung-sik, Kim Dong-jun, and Hwang Kwang-hee, who gained popularity through acting and entertainment activities. However, it is said that they did not achieve great success due to the lack of planning power of the agency, such as the lack of a solid concept in group activities and the lack of song selection.

Rainbow took third place with 448 (7%) votes. Rainbow is a girl group that debuted in 2009. Immediately after their debut, the president of their agency collapsed and they did not receive proper support for their activities. In the end, with the expiration of the exclusive contract in 2016, it was disbanded without breaking the ‘7 Year Jinx’. After that, the members left to find a suitable agency for their respective activities, but reunited as a whole to celebrate the 10th anniversary of their debut in 2019.

In addition, Fromis 9, B1A4, and Nine Muses followed.

[Sung Jeong-eun, Star Today reporter]
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