Billboard has released their 100 Greatest Girl Group Songs of All Time: Critics Picks list and K-pop fans will be able spot some familiar faces!
The list was released on July 10 and features Girls Generations I Got A Boy at 21st place, Wonder Girls Nobody at 43rd, f(x)s Rum Pum Pum Pum at 59th, Red Velvets Dumb Dumb at 70th, and Fin.K.Ls Now at 88th place.
The Billboard staff compiled the list with songs from multiple generations, including legendary groups like The Supremes, TLC, Spice Girls, and Destinys Child. First place went to Be My Baby, a 1963 song by The Ronettes.
The list praised Girls Generations I Got A Boy by stating, The ambition and creativity exhibited here [in the song] act as an overall proof to why girl-group music is in a league of its own in terms of excitement and boundary pushing, while Wonder Girls Nobody was described as, an infectious, Motown-inspired earworm that encapsulated Wonder Girls charming penchant for throwback-inspired concepts and undeniable hooks.
f(x)s Rum Pum Pum Pum was called a song that embodies why the K-pop scene is as creative as it is weird, while Red Velvets Dumb Dumb was praised as, brilliantly exemplifying why K-pop acts particularly girl groups craft some of the most addictive singles in pop. Fin.K.Ls Now was described as, constantly elevating itself, and stands as one of the best creations from that rivalry [between S.E.S and Fin.K.L].
Congratulations to Girls Generation, Wonder Girls, f(x), Red Velvet, and Fin.K.L for making the list! If you could have added your own recommendation to join them, what would it have been?