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Posted by mkim93 AKP STAFF Saturday, May 26, 2018

These K-pop groups earned the most money in Japan in 2017

Big Bang, TVXQ, (Bangtan Boys) BTS, iKON, TWICE
Oricon Entertainment released a report indicating the Top 20 K-Pop earning acts of 2017 (excluding tours).

Out of the entire K-Pop scene, BTS topped the chart by earning 2,710,500,000 JPY (~24,773,970 USD) with Big Bangcoming in close second with 2,079,700,000 JPY (~19,008,458 USD). Meanwhile, TWICE ranked 3rd overall, TVXQ in 4th place, and iKON placing 5th.

Check out the full chart below.

  1. Big Bang
  2. TVXQ
  3. (Bangtan Boys) BTS
  4. iKON
  5. TWICE
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