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Posted by LeJulie AKP STAFF Friday, November 9, 2018

KPOP Groups where one member overshadowed the others

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The great thing about K-Pop groups is that there are many members with individual talents and skills for fans to pick their favorites. But there are a few K-Pop groups with one member that gets the majority of attention and tends to overshadow the rest of the team. Here are some K-pop groups where one member overshadowed their fellow members.

miss A's Suzy


4minute's HyunA


Gugudan's Kim Se Jung



Block B's Zico




AOA's Seolhyun



ASTRO's Cha Eun Woo



Turbo's Kim Jong Kook


EXID's Hani


Wanna One's Kang Daniel



LABOUM's Solbin



DIA's Jung Chae Yeon


MOMOLAND's JooE




What are some other groups that have one overshadowing member compared to the others? 



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NgohiongPuso Friday, November 9, 2018 7
Friday, November 9, 2018

I don't think Hani overshadows EXID. LE is pretty famous for being a rapper and a composer.

Solji is pretty known for her voice. She often wins a lot in music shows.

Also, EXID maybe popular because of Hani fancam but it maintained its popularity because of Solji winning King of Masked Singer, proving her singing skills. And when people knew it was LE who composes for the group .. it was no longer a Hani show.


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walkertexasrange Friday, November 9, 2018 1
Friday, November 9, 2018

Yeah LE is a 2nd close to Hani. And i think Nancy momoland is up there too

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NgohiongPuso Saturday, November 10, 2018 0
Saturday, November 10, 2018

Agree with Nancy and Momoland.. Jooe and Nancy are very popular..

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jhwn557 Saturday, November 10, 2018 2
Saturday, November 10, 2018

I agree and you’re right. EXID is rare case as one member made them have more attention but the group overall is known well! They’re all talented and funny too

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TiffanyYoungFlop Monday, November 12, 2018 0
Monday, November 12, 2018

I just wanted to ask, have you EVER did some research in SK boards popularity poll for EXID instead of checking on YouTube views and gauging them? In SK, EXID popularity is still unbeatable and LE is no where close. Hani is popular with fancams and other videos yes, but I’m not like those idiots that only gauge views from YouTube. That’s like some idiots gauging how popular an mv is =/=digital sales. My point is Hani is still popular and even if LE is second, she is still no where close to the popular of how Hani is doing. Even the viewer ratings dropped when Hani did not appeared with the other members in Weekly idol and that’s saying a lot

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pablo27 Friday, November 9, 2018 5
Friday, November 9, 2018

Most of the people I know who's into Momoland is all about Nancy. I don't even hear JooE.

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Jichuchi Saturday, November 10, 2018 0
Saturday, November 10, 2018

In korea Jooe is popular. Outside of korea it's nancy

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StanningGG Friday, November 9, 2018 0
Friday, November 9, 2018

I Agree, but JooE is quite popular as well.

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Linsmom Friday, November 9, 2018 0
Friday, November 9, 2018

Yes. Nancy is by far the most popular and I had say Yeonwoo is 2nd now bc NanWoo (aka Yeonwoo x Nancy ship) got really popular and her fancam always soars. I had say Jooe is 3rd (in term of how much fans she has).

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multifandom777 Tuesday, November 27, 2018 0
Tuesday, November 27, 2018

ADD: GDRAGON and YOONA. both the Face of their kpop groups. Both are the Centers of their kpop groups too.

GD and YoonA are the one members that gets the majority of attention since their debuts in their legendary kpop groups (bigbang and snsd).


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fightinggirlssss Friday, November 9, 2018 5
Friday, November 9, 2018

got7 jackson

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Kurapikaaa Friday, November 9, 2018 4
Friday, November 9, 2018

He's the only member of got7 I can name.

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kaytesarang Friday, November 9, 2018 3
Friday, November 9, 2018

EXCUSE ME! GOT7 they are all popular! overshadow is the member with most solo activities! got7 ALL OF THEM HAS SOLO ACTIVITIES. LIKE RIGHT NOW MARK TUAN IS IN CHINA TOO. bambam IS IN THAILAND! jINYOUNG IS AN ACTOR. JB IS A COMPOSER. YOUNGJAE JUST RELEASED A SONG WITH JIMIN. YUGYEOM IS FILMING LAW OF THE JUNGLE NOW!

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StephanieA Friday, November 9, 2018 2
Friday, November 9, 2018

SISTAR's Hyorin...made that group Destiny's Child, but they had great teamwork and worked together until the end beautifully.

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maragana Friday, November 9, 2018 0
Friday, November 9, 2018

Bora and Soyou were well known too though- not as much as Hyorin, but their names were in the mix.

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fantasticlau Saturday, November 10, 2018 0
Saturday, November 10, 2018

All of Sistar was very popular. Bora and Dasom were known for being very pretty and Soyu was know for her collaborations. Hyorin got the most lines in songs but that doesn't mean she was overshadowing the members.

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SkyMin Friday, November 9, 2018 4
Friday, November 9, 2018

BTS's Jungkook lmao

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dial83 Friday, November 9, 2018 0
Friday, November 9, 2018

No not really. K-media always mention Jin. RM gets mention a lot in western media and recently getting a lot of attention from K-media too. And of course the maknae mainly within the fandom. Yoongi is recently getting attention with his fan cam video of Seesaw. Dont really see a lot of hoseok within the fandom but I see it everyday in my twitter tl. They are appreciated not exactly equally but some are little bit appreciated more for sure. Army's now are equally appreciating all members so that's good.

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Sehunicron Friday, November 9, 2018 2
Friday, November 9, 2018

nobody wants to admit it but he should be there

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lunachick415 Friday, November 9, 2018 0
Friday, November 9, 2018

Nancy overshadows in Momoland. JooE just helped boost the group's popularity with her charisma and funny Tropicana commercials, but ultimately, Merries favor Nancy (and maybe Yeonwoo).

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jin_sungmin Friday, November 9, 2018 0
Friday, November 9, 2018

Completely off-topic but Hani looks ridiculously gorgeous in that photo.

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lewisglory Tuesday, November 27, 2018 0
Tuesday, November 27, 2018

K-pop groups where one member overshadowed their fellow members.


wanna one: KANG DANIEL

girls generation: YOONA

big bang: GDRAGON

4minute : HYUNA

miss A: SUZY


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Valin Saturday, November 10, 2018 0
Saturday, November 10, 2018

- Seolhyun ? Yes she is the most popular member but Choa and Jimin were also very popular.

- Jooe may get the CF's but Nancy and Yeonwoo seem to be really popular.

- Hani is the most popular member but Solji and LE are all well known and respected.



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kevanimeweird Friday, November 9, 2018 7
Friday, November 9, 2018

well i know some of these are true dont forget black pink jennie , 2ne1 cl , snsd yoona ,fx krystal or sulli , red velvet irene or joy, twice tzuyu or nayeon or mina etc the list goes on man. Everytime a member overshadows others members because the public favors this certain member or the company pays more attention to them leads to disbandment or having disagreement between better yet forming rivalries against one another .They should stop that and at least give each member a chance because everyone is unique in their own way and share the amount of love from their fans .

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ben812 Friday, November 9, 2018 5
Friday, November 9, 2018

Lisa from blackpink is slightly more popular than Jennie it seems to me, but I don't think any member overshadows the other

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TiffanyYoungFlop Monday, November 12, 2018 0
Monday, November 12, 2018

We are talking about overshadowing in Korea. Lisa doesn’t overshadow ANYONE in korea since she is from THAILAND. Jennie overshadows everyone

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DuskGirl Saturday, November 10, 2018 0
Saturday, November 10, 2018

i think that Jisoo is the most popular member in Korea while Lisa and Jennie are more popular internationally. Jennie is also the most popular BP member in YG ent.

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kevanimeweird Friday, November 9, 2018 2
Friday, November 9, 2018

The reason why i said that lol because well blackpink debuted jennie were the one who caught people attention hence why she got the better clothes n stand out more😅 i didnt knw lisa would get a bigger fan base and that good for her.

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lolita98 Saturday, November 10, 2018 0
Saturday, November 10, 2018

BP most likely well distribute popularity, there a time jisoo is trending, there a time jennie trending, there also time rose and lisa trending. none of there overshadowed each other.

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SongKaixi Saturday, November 10, 2018 0
Saturday, November 10, 2018

I to this day still think that JYP choosing to push Suzy as much as he did was a mistake. The Miss A members were super talented and he could have had a lot more success for all of them if he had tried.

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fantasticlau Saturday, November 10, 2018 0
Saturday, November 10, 2018

Everyone in Wanna One is insanely popular, though. There's no doubt that Daniel is the most popular among them so he gets the most of the attention plus he's also the center but he's not really "overshadowing" the members. The other members also get a ton of attention especially Minhyun, Ong, Jihoon etc.

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salongimmine Friday, November 9, 2018 0
Friday, November 9, 2018

I don't agree with AOA and Momolanfmd but the rest yeah!!!

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kasutgile Tuesday, November 13, 2018 0
Tuesday, November 13, 2018

SS501's Kim Hyun Joong, Ukiss's Dongho, FT Island's Hongki


(Im an old school fan btw)

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aznkidder Saturday, November 10, 2018 1
Saturday, November 10, 2018

jay park when he was with 2pm

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kasutgile Tuesday, November 13, 2018 0
Tuesday, November 13, 2018

My thought also. I think during that time, the famous one is Jay and second is Taecyeon or maybe Nickhun. Correct me if Im wrong cause Jay like everywhere that time...

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instagram2018 Friday, November 9, 2018 0
Friday, November 9, 2018

i agree with all of these love all members equally guys plz

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Secretninja312 Friday, November 9, 2018 0
Friday, November 9, 2018

basically it’s that one member that goes on Variety shows aka the “face of the group”. Idk why that concept exists but it does, for variety show appearances that doesn’t involve the entire group, the company or show always sends the same 1 or 2 members. The point is that they’re suppose to represent the group and bring attention to them but I think more often than not, it creates a Beyoncé/destiny’s Child effect where you only know that one member.

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TiffanyYoungFlop Monday, November 12, 2018 0
Monday, November 12, 2018

JooE is popular because of her meme that makes up her “personality” I can name you several members in Loona and Izone that has the same energy and more charismatic as her. In polls, Nancy still wins. Hani overshadows every members big time.

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Bule_Ciel Saturday, November 10, 2018 0
Saturday, November 10, 2018

what about in EXO and BTS?

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kprince007 Saturday, November 10, 2018 0
Saturday, November 10, 2018

Actually for Wanna One, There's 3 of them that is popular. Not just Kang Daniel. Allkpop is being stupid.

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StCatMouse Saturday, November 10, 2018 2
Saturday, November 10, 2018

Question, has there been a group who's member is very popular with SK fans but another member is more prominent with international fans?

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blockb1a4_1 Saturday, November 10, 2018 1
Saturday, November 10, 2018

A lot of kpop groups with an international member. i.e. F(x), Seventeen, and Exo amongst others.

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StCatMouse Saturday, November 10, 2018 0
Saturday, November 10, 2018

Yeah, I probably should've done a better job of specifying the exclusion of international members.

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EXID_is_the_EXIT Saturday, November 10, 2018 1
Saturday, November 10, 2018

In some group that thing happened but not in the others.Like in WANNA ONE everyone is famous

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Biggiecheese_18 Saturday, November 10, 2018 0
Saturday, November 10, 2018

I can only name Daniel tbh

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bigsuper501 Saturday, November 10, 2018 0
Saturday, November 10, 2018

This is why I think Monsta X is very well balanced! Each member has their "side job" yet they no member is over shadowing another. Yes, their songs aren't always distributed equally but overall it's a well balanced group! :D

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teleri Friday, November 9, 2018 0
Friday, November 9, 2018

SS501 comes immediately to mind! Also Infinite, although not so much. Beast/Highlight to a degree as well (lots of people only know Doo Joon)

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Kokokohei Friday, November 9, 2018 0
Friday, November 9, 2018

I think jennie sometimes overshadows the other members :(

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Anythingyg Friday, November 9, 2018 0
Friday, November 9, 2018

what idiot posted thi

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BeaF Saturday, November 10, 2018 0
Saturday, November 10, 2018

Where is NCT? Mark, Taeyong and Lucas and the rest are like backup dancers tho.

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Soulbrother Friday, November 9, 2018 5
Friday, November 9, 2018

What a joke, get better work stories AGAIN allkpop. You always report the bullshit about kpop but rarely the good things. Articles like this do nothing to bring fans together which is the MAIN problem with kpop. Fans fighting among each other.....


But yeah, we know you don't actually care too much about kpop but making money off it..

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Izzie2019 Friday, November 9, 2018 2
Friday, November 9, 2018

it isnt exactly false. Some of the examples are very accurate. Suzy and hyuna overshadowed the other members of the group even when they were active. the exemple i dont really get is jooe, she is probably the face of the group, because of her personality but she doesnt get all the attention.

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StanningGG Friday, November 9, 2018 1
Friday, November 9, 2018

Actually is the opposite, JooE gets a lot of attention because of her personality.

Nancy is the one the company focus on.

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Soulbrother Friday, November 9, 2018 0
Friday, November 9, 2018

JooE is actually the reason they got the attention imo. And from what I see Yeonwoo is the one people seem to go on about, Filipino's love Nancy it seems due to her lookalike.

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EducationSystem Friday, November 9, 2018 0
Friday, November 9, 2018

this one is pretty accurate though

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Devis128 Friday, November 9, 2018 0
Friday, November 9, 2018

Agreed. There's more content in the comments than there is in this 4 sentence long article. AllKpop articles are trash now, because they're being written by people that don't know how to write articles...

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Blue1 Saturday, November 10, 2018 2
Saturday, November 10, 2018

I disagree a little bit for AoA, Choa was also immensely popular. Also they forgot to include Black Pink, even if Rose and Lisa are extremely popular YG do everything they can to push Jennie on the front.

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lolita98 Saturday, November 10, 2018 1
Saturday, November 10, 2018

none of BP is overshadowed each other. Lisa n Jennie might be most popular internationaly but dont forget that jisoo is very loved in SK

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TiffanyYoungFlop Monday, November 12, 2018 0
Monday, November 12, 2018

Jennie overshadows BP from SK polls and etc. She is from Korea and Lisa is from Thailand. Internationally, Lisa gets a lot of votes but Jennie is the main focus here

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airboy Saturday, November 10, 2018 1
Saturday, November 10, 2018

AOA's Seolhyun, is that correct to have her on the list? I always thought it was Choa and Jimin that was the stars in the group? But don't follow the groups so closes so they are the only two I remember the names on.....

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Biggiecheese_18 Saturday, November 10, 2018 0
Saturday, November 10, 2018

Seolhyun is the most popular in korea

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MatokiStarlight Saturday, November 10, 2018 0
Saturday, November 10, 2018

And look what happened to them all... They either disbanded earlier than they should have or never reached their true potential because the company always pushes that one damn member in your face. ITS A GROUP not a SOLO... Show case all members and the group will triumph for years, perfect examples.... BIG BANG, BTS, GOT7 hell even TWICE etc etc

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Edh96 Friday, November 9, 2018 0
Friday, November 9, 2018

AOA also had ChoA and jimin.

EXID has a most famous member but she doesn’t completely overshadow the others. Same with Kang Daniel w1 had like 3 really popular members

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2NE1betterthanGG Friday, November 9, 2018 2
Friday, November 9, 2018

you guys forgot to mention Red Velvet Seulgi... withour her Red Velvet is nothing.

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StanningGG Friday, November 9, 2018 1
Friday, November 9, 2018

Nah, even though seulgi is by far the best performer, Irene's visuals are really eye-catching as well.

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TiffanyYoungFlop Monday, November 12, 2018 0
Monday, November 12, 2018

Irene visuals? Really? That’s not how people gauge popularity, bud. She is definitely not the one who overshadows RV

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Sehunicron Friday, November 9, 2018 0
Friday, November 9, 2018

where's bts jungkook?

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zackzaqimiee Friday, November 9, 2018 0
Friday, November 9, 2018

Hyolin (Sistar)

JungKook (BTs)


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robin1 Friday, November 9, 2018 0
Friday, November 9, 2018

And it's always the least talented ones and that chick with Momoland is ugly as fuck.

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krell Friday, November 9, 2018 2
Friday, November 9, 2018

SNSD with NO TAEYEON ???

MAMAMOO with NO SOLAR ???

B.E.G with NO GA-IN ???

(Trolling) ... KARA with NO YOUNGJI ??? ... ;)

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TiffanyYoungFlop Monday, November 12, 2018 1
Monday, November 12, 2018

Taeyeon are you stupid? Yoona gets more votes from the group too you know unless you’ve just been born or something lmao

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krell Monday, November 12, 2018 0
Monday, November 12, 2018

Okay!

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