Conducting research from the first of January until the middle of November, Twitter used tweets from around the world to determine which ten K-Pop groups were the most popular for the year of 2021. Here are the top groups that made an impact on Twitter users, according to the data.
10. Stray Kids
The list kicks off with JYP Entertainment‘s eight-member boy group Stray Kids, with an account that’s followed by 6.7 million STAYs.
Also having eight members, KQ Entertainment‘s boy group ATEEZ comes next, with 2.9 million ATINYs cheering them on.
Watching the growth of HYBE‘s five-member boy group in just two years has 10.3 million MOAs excited for what TXT will do next.
Being a group that’s always growing and surprising fans, Pledis Entertainment‘s thirteen-member boy group SEVENTEEN has 8.2 million Carats standing by their sides.
After the conclusion of survival show I-LAND, BELIFT LAB‘s eight-member boy group ENHYPEN has gained 5.8 million ENGENEs along for the journey of how much the rookie group will grow.
Also created by a survival show, YG TREASURE BOX, YG Entertainment‘s latest boy group TREASURE has 2.6 million Treasure Makers (also called Teumes) making sure the twelve members are fully supported.
As one of the most famous groups known worldwide, BLACKPINK is the only girl group to make this list with 5.5 million BLINKs always speaking up for the four girls and celebrating their wins.
Almost reaching the milestone of ten years, SM Entertainment‘s nine-member boy group EXO has 12.3 million EXO-Ls loving all that the group has to offer.
With twenty-three members, it comes as no surprise that SM Entertainment’s massive group NCT would gain 7.9 million NCTzens that enjoy the group as a whole and their many units.
Taking the number one spot, it couldn’t be any other group than the one that established HYBE as a powerhouse. With a whopping 42.1 million ARMYs behind them, BTS is indeed one of the most popular boy groups ever. After all, it’s a common occurrence to see at least one member trending on the platform.
Were you surprised by any of the groups that made the list?