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BBGIRLS

BBGIRLS promoting "ONE MORE TIME" (2023)

BBGIRLS (브브걸로), formerly Brave Girls (브레이브 걸스), is a Korean pop girl group that debuted in 2011 under Brave Entertainment. On February 15, 2023 it was revealed that the group would be disbanding after all 4 members chose not to renew their contracts with the company, however the group continued together under Warner Music Korea as BBGIRLS.

Members

  • Minyoung (Main Vocal, Main Dancer)
  • Youjoung (Vocal)
  • Eunji (Lead Vocal, Lead Rapper)
  • Yuna (Main Rapper, Lead Vocal, Lead Dancer)

Former Members

Information

Brave Girls promoting Back to da future (2011)

2011: Debut & First Mini-Album

The group debuted with the single "Brave Girls: the Difference" on April 26, 2011. On the same day of the release they had their first performance on Music Bank. At the time of their debut, the group was formed by Eunyoung, Seoah, Yejin, Yujin and Hyeran.

On July 29, Brave Girls released their first mini-album titled Back to da future, followed by the release of a remix of their title track "Tukhamyeon" in August.

2012-13: Second Mini-Album, Second Digital Single & Hiatus

On February 22, 2012 the group returned with their second mini-album titled [re:issue]. In August 2013, they came back with their second digital single "For You".

2016-18: Member Changes & Comeback

Brave Girls promoting "Byeonhaesseo" (2016)

On February 3, 2016 the departures of Eunyoung, Seoah, and Yejin were announced and five new members were addeded: Minyoung, Yujeong, Eunji, Yuna and Hayun. After a three years hiatus, they released their third digital single "Byeonhaesseo".

On June 27 the group released their third mini-album, HIGH HEELS, and on September 1, they released their fourth digital single, "Yoohoo (Urin Ajik Yeoreum)".

Brave Girls promoting Rollin' (2017)

On January 13, 2017, it was announced that Yujin would be leaving the group and Hyeran would go on a hiatus due to her health and later left the group. On March 7 they released their fourth mini-album, Rollin', as a five-member group.

In August 2018, Hayun also went on a hiatus due to health reasons. She left in 2019 without an official statement.

2020-21: Comeback & Viral Success

Brave Girls promoting "We Ride" (2020)

On August 5th, Brave Sound Entertainment announced their comeback after two years as a four-member group. They released "We Ride" on August 14th.

In February 2021, a fan posted a compilation video of Brave Girls performing "Rollin'" and it became viral. The song reached the top of various Korean charts for the first time in their career. The group performed on music shows, appeared on variety shows and released a new version of their mini-album cover. Yujeong revealed that they were about to disband and already had left their dormitory before the video going viral.

On March 12th, "Rollin'" achieved a perfect all-kill. Brave Girls, along with IU, were the only artists to achieve a perfect all-kill at the time in 2021. They went on to surpass mega-girl group TWICE to set a new record as the girl group with the most perfect all-kills at 198 perfect all-kill hours. They also set the record with just one song, while the previous record was a culmination of four different songs.

On March 14th, the group won their first ever #1 on a music show performing "Rollin'" on Inkigayo.

Trivia

  • Official Fanclub (Brave Girls): FEARLESS
  • Official Fanclub (BBGIRLS): BBee (쁘이)

Discography

Brave Girls promoting Summer Queen (2021)
Brave Girls promoting THANK YOU (2022)
Note: All releases are under BBGIRLS unless otherwise stated.

Best Albums

Mini-Albums

Singles

Digital Singles

Filmography

Television

Awards

  • [2011.12.15] 19th Korean Culture Entertainment Awards: Rookie of the Year
  • [2021.05.20] 9th Korean Art and Cultural Awards: Popular Singer Award
  • [2021.07.21] 2021 Broadcasting Advertising Festival: CF Star Award
  • [2021.09.02] 48th Korea Broadcasting Awards: Best Female Artist
  • [2021.09.07] 2021 Brand of the Year Awards: Best Female Idol Group, Hot Icon
  • [2021.12.02] 2021 Asia Artist Awards: Hot Trend (singer), Best Artist (singer)
  • [2021.12.04] 2021 Melon Music Awards: Hot Trend Award
  • [2021.12.11] 2021 Mnet Asian Music Awards: KTO Breakout Artist
  • [2022.01.08] 36th Golden Disc Awards: Best Group

TV Music Shows

Rollin'
Chi Mat Ba Ram

External Links

BBGIRLS
Brave Girls