K-Pop groups typically promote for several years before the members part ways to take a break from the industry or pursue solo careers. One of the saddest days fans inevitably experience is saying goodbye to their favorite group when they announce their disbandment or hiatus.
With that said, here are 10 groups who were so good that netizens are dying to see them again!
1. Orange Caramel
Orange Caramel debuted on June 16, 2010 with the single “Magic Girl”. They were known for their fun and quirky concepts.
ZE:A debuted in 2010, and fans loved their cool and chic image. Several members are now known for their acting careers and variety show appearances such as Park Hyungsik, Im Siwan, and Kwanghee.
T-ARA made their debut on July 29, 2009. They released many hit songs like “Bo Peep Bo Peep” that rose them to stardom.
B1A4 debuted on April 23, 2011. Members Jinyoung and Baro left the group in 2018 but the three other members continue to promote as B1A4.
5. Girls’ Day
Girls’ Day debuted on July 9, 2010. They became known for their sexy-sweet image that was best embodied through the songs “Something” and “Expectation”. They did not officially disband, but the members left Dream T Entertainment.
X1 was formed through the reality competition Produce X 101, and they made their debut in 2019. Although the group was short-lived, the members themselves continue to have strong individual fandoms.
F(x) debuted on August 24, 2009. Fans loved their fun concepts with catchy lyrics. Several members like Amber and Luna left SM Entertainment in 2019.
INFINITE debuted on June 9, 2010 under Woollim Entertainment. Their addictive songs and jaw-dropping choreography quickly made them one of the top boy groups in the industry.
2NE1 made their debut on May 6, 2009 with the instant hit “Fire”. They went on to become one of the most successful girl groups in K-Pop history before disbanding in May 2016.
10. WANNA ONE
Last but not the least, fans would love to see WANNA ONE perform again as a complete group. They made their mark as soon as Produce 101 Season 2 ended in 2017, and they were active until 2019.