Did your favourite K-pop groups and artists make the cut?
3 Jul 2017 - 2:19 PM  UPDATED 3 Jul 2017 - 2:19 PM

It goes without saying K-pop groups and artists have quite a big social media presence, which expands across various platforms like Facebook, Twitter, and Tumblr. With the 2nd half of 2017 now officially starting, here's the big question - who were the most popular K-pop artists (on Tumblr)?

In a new report from Billboard, data all Tumblr posts from January 1 to June 28, 2017, tagged with "K-pop" were analysed, and a list of the most popular 25 active K-pop artists was compiled based on the number of mentions.

Topping the list is BTS, who lead the way in a boy group dominated list. Filling out the top 5 are EXOGOT7SEVENTEEN, and Monsta X, all of whom came in at No.2, No.3, No.4, and No.5 respectively, while the most popular K-pop girl group is TWICE, who comes in No.9. As for soloists, only 2 made it into the top 25, with G-Dragon and T.O.P coming in at No.14 and No.21 respectively.

Here's are the top 25 most popular K-pop artists on Tumblr in 2017 (so far)

1. BTS
2. EXO
3. GOT7
4. Seventeen
5. Monsta X
6. B.A.P
7. SHINee
8. NCT 127
10. VIXX
12. Blackpink
13. Red Velvet
14. G-Dragon
15. Girls' Generation
17. DAY6
18. NCT Dream
19. iKON
20. f(x)
21. T.O.P
22. NCT U
23. GFriend
24. Pristin
25. K.A.R.D

A big congrats to the 25 K-pop groups who managed to make this list!


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