The term “fancam” refers to videos of performances taken by fans instead of by the broadcasting company. A fancam can greatly influence a group’s popularity, especially if it goes viral.
Here are 5 female idols whose popularity exploded after the release of their fancams.
1. EXID’s Hani – “Up & Down”
The most famous fancam out there, this fancam of EXID’s Hani performing “Up & Down” single-handedly saved the group from potential disbandment. EXID has gone on to become a big success since then.
2. Bambino’s Eunsol
Bambino debuted as a dance group performing at high schools and universities before officially releasing their first single “Oppa, Oppa”. Out of the group’s 4 members, Eunsol received the most attention, especially for this fancam.
3. GFRIEND – “Me Gustas Tu”
GFRIEND’s famous fancam of Yuju falling over and over again, only to get back up and continue performing, gave the group a lot of positive attention for their determination and will. Even after falling 8 times, Yuju still left the stage with a smile.
4. AOA Hyejeong – “Mini Skirt”
Hyejeong definitely increased her popularity through this fancam, showcasing both her charms and her figure.
5. Stellar’s Minhee – “Marionette”
Minhee’s fancam of “Marionette” showed just how sexy she was. Even though the group disbanded, fans can still look back at the group’s performances through these fancams.