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Posted by Janie-Reign Sunday, January 16, 2022

These are YouTube's Top 5 most-searched K-pop male and female artists from 2021

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Which idols have been searched the most on YouTube?

According to YouTube, top five K-Pop singers who have been searched the most in 2021 are the following.

For male solo/boy groups:

1. BTS


2. Seventeen


3. NCT


4. The Boyz


5. SHINee

For female solo/girl groups:

1. IU


2. BLACKPINK


3. TWICE


4. aespa


5. Oh My Girl

According to the accumulated data, EXO used to hold the #1 spot between 2013 and 2014, and BTS first rose to the top in 2015. After that, BTS has held the same spot for seven years in a row. 

Meanwhile, TWICE first appeared as the #1 most-searched artist in 2016 and retained the spot for four consecutive years. Seventeen and NCT have slowly climbed up, and IU has always been in this chart for 12 years in a row. She has also kept the #1 spot two years in a row since 2020. 

Which K-Pop singers have you searched on YouTube the most last year?

  1. aespa
  2. BLACKPINK
  3. BTS
  4. IU
  5. misc.
  6. NCT
  7. Oh My Girl
  8. Seventeen
  9. SHINee
  10. The Boyz
  11. TWICE
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margana
margana5,552 pts Sunday, January 16, 2022 3
Sunday, January 16, 2022

Not bad for Shinee, IU, and Black Pink. Shinee and IU are the only 2nd generation acts (it's harder for IU bc only she can promote herself and obviously doesn't have group members to help) and Black Pink didn't promote last year as a group.

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MyEuphoria
MyEuphoria8,070 pts Sunday, January 16, 2022 0
Sunday, January 16, 2022

Kingtan and Queen IU!!! 💜💗

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