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Twitter has revealed interesting data to celebrate 10 years of K-pop on Twitter!

On September 21, Twitter shared a report on K-pop Twitter statistics and announced that there were a total of 6.1 billion K-pop related tweets in the past year.

Between July 1, 2019 and June 30, 2020, the most prominent countries tweeting about K-pop were as follows:

The first method uses the number unique K-pop fan users on Twitter to determine the top 20 markets, while the second method uses the total number of K-pop-related tweets.

BTS was the artist that was talked about the most in all regions except Thailand, where GOT7 took the top spot. Find the top 5 mentioned artists in each key region here:

Twitter and K-pop Radar worked together to analyze tweets in 20 countries from July 1, 2019 until June 30, 2020, and their findings are shown below.

Top 10 most-mentioned K-pop artists:

  1. BTS
  2. EXO
  3. GOT7
  4. BLACKPINK
  5. NCT 127
  6. MONSTA X
  7. SEVENTEEN
  8. NCT Dream
  9. TWICE
  10. Stray Kids

Top 10 fastest-rising K-pop artists:

  1. Stray Kids
  2. ATEEZ
  3. TXT
  4. IZ*ONE
  5. SuperM
  6. AB6IX
  7. WayV
  8. CIX
  9. LOONA
  10. ITZY

Top 10 most-mentioned K-pop songs:

  1. EXO’s “Obsession”
  2. BTS’s “ON”
  3. BTS’s “Boy With Luv”
  4. BTS’s “Black Swan”
  5. BTS’s “Shadow”
  6. SuperM’s “Jopping”
  7. BTS’s “DNA”
  8. GOT7’s “NOT BY THE MOON”
  9. BLACKPINK’s “How You Like That”
  10. TWICE’s “Feel Special”

Below are the K-pop artists with the most followers on Twitter.

Group accounts:

  1. BTS (28.5 million)
  2. EXO (8.9 million)
  3. GOT7 (8.5 million)
  4. TWICE (6 million)
  5. SEVENTEEN (5.6 million)
  6. TXT (5.4 million)
  7. BLACKPINK (4.9 million)
  8. NCT (4.2 million)
  9. MONSTA X (3.9 million)
  10. Girls’ Generation (3.5 million)

Individual accounts:

  1. BIGBANG’s G-Dragon (8.7 million)
  2. Super Junior’s Choi Siwon (7.1 million)
  3. 2PM’s Nichkhun (7 million)
  4. GOT7’s BamBam (6.4 million)
  5. GOT7’s Mark (5.7 million)
  6. Sandara Park (5.4 million)
  7. Super Junior’s Donghae (5.2 million)
  8. Super Junior’s Yesung (5.2 million)
  9. EXO’s Baekhyun (4.5 million)
  10. Super Junior’s Leeteuk (4.3 million)

Twitter also shared an infographic showing how the K-pop conversation on Twitter has changed during the past decade.

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