The result surprised many people when BTS and BlackPink members made up the majority.
Recently, the British magazine Nubia Magazine announced the ranking of the 10 most popular K-Pop idols in the world. The list is based on data collected from more than 70 popular social media platforms worldwide and data collected from Google trends and Google news.
In addition, Nubia Magazine also aggregates live data by taking to the streets to survey many people in different countries about their favorite K-Pop idols. Here is a list of the top 10 most popular idols in the world in 2021:
10. Cha Eunwoo (ASTRO)
Cha Eunwoo (ASTRO) is loved by many people for his handsome appearance, especially the kσrєαn au∂ιєnce. The guy is often in the beauty charts at home and abroad.
Research shows that Cha Eunwoo is the most popular member of his group as of 2021. The popularity of male idols mainly comes from Asian countries.
9. Rosé (BLACKPINK)
With her sweet voice, gorgeous beauty and slim figure, Rosé easily impresses those who love K-Pop. Although only ranked 9th, the female idol has extremely high popularity. Specially, all 4 BlackPink members are included in this ranking.
8. Baekhyun (EXO)
Baekhyun (EXO)’s popularity is “not average” when he is one of K-Pop’s rare “million-selling” solo artists. Nubia’s research shows that the male singer attracts many fans from Asia to Europe.
7. Jennie (BLACKPINK)
Jennie is praised by many for her flexible style, sharp beauty and well-proportioned body. According to Nubia, the female idol is very popular on social networks and is loved by many people.
6. j-hope (BTS)
According to Nubia’s research, j-hope (BTS) is famous for his dancing sḳïŀŀs. The male idol’s fans are mainly from Asia, Europe, South äṃệŕïċä and North äṃệŕïċä. In addition, j-hope’s cheerful, laid-back personality and rap sḳïŀŀs are also his special attraction.
5. Jisoo (BLACKPINK)
According to Nubia, fans love and put a lot of trust in Jisoo (BlackPink) in the fields of music, fashion and movies. Currently, Jisoo is also one of the top famous female idols of K-Pop. In particular, the female idol is always praised for her delicate appearance and sophisticated dress sense.
4. Jimin (BTS)
Jimin (BTS) impresses fans with his charismatic performance and sweet voice. Nubia’s research shows that Jimin used to rank higher before, but the 4th place still reflects the male idol’s popularity.
BTS Jimin at Muster 2021
3. Lisa (BLACKPINK)
Nubia announced that Lisa (BlackPink) is the most famous female K-Pop idol in the world in 2021. This magazine said that Lisa’s biggest fan base is from Asia, then to Europe, to the US and then Australia.
Thanks to her attractive looks, skillful dancing skills, strange rapping and stylish fashion sense, Lisa is also the Korean female artist with the highest number of Instagram followers.
2. Jungkook (BTS)
Holding second place is also a member of BTS – the youngest Jungkook. The number of male idols’ fans has increased sharply for many years, as shown by the fact that the male idol continuously reaches the top trending Twitter and is searched on many social networks.
Jungkook also once led the ranking of the top 100 K-Pop idols in 2020 organized by KingChoice.
1. V (BTS)
Nubia Magazine said, V (BTS) is “the male idol who can knock down the Internet with his fame and popularity”. Nubia’s research shows that V is not only the most popular member of the group, but also has the most pαѕѕionate and largest fan base in K-Pop to date.
The reason why V is famous is because he has both looks and strength. According to this magazine’s research, V is someone most K-Pop fans know. The male idol also topped many domestic and foreign beauty charts.