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:
- NCT 127
- MONSTA X
- NCT Dream
- Stray Kids
Top 10 fastest-rising K-pop artists:
- Stray Kids
Top 10 most-mentioned K-pop songs:
- EXO’s “Obsession”
- BTS’s “ON”
- BTS’s “Boy With Luv”
- BTS’s “Black Swan”
- BTS’s “Shadow”
- SuperM’s “Jopping”
- BTS’s “DNA”
- GOT7’s “NOT BY THE MOON”
- BLACKPINK’s “How You Like That”
- TWICE’s “Feel Special”
Below are the K-pop artists with the most followers on Twitter.
- BTS (28.5 million)
- EXO (8.9 million)
- GOT7 (8.5 million)
- TWICE (6 million)
- SEVENTEEN (5.6 million)
- TXT (5.4 million)
- BLACKPINK (4.9 million)
- NCT (4.2 million)
- MONSTA X (3.9 million)
- Girls’ Generation (3.5 million)
- BIGBANG’s G-Dragon (8.7 million)
- Super Junior’s Choi Siwon (7.1 million)
- 2PM’s Nichkhun (7 million)
- GOT7’s BamBam (6.4 million)
- GOT7’s Mark (5.7 million)
- Sandara Park (5.4 million)
- Super Junior’s Donghae (5.2 million)
- Super Junior’s Yesung (5.2 million)
- EXO’s Baekhyun (4.5 million)
- 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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