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Get To Know The Most Popular 4th Gen K-Pop Groups In Japan, Taiwan And the Philippines

by Victoria Marian Belmis / Sep 27, 2021 05:36 AM EDT
ITZY's Yeji in "SWIPE" MV

K-Pop has become a well-beloved genre globally. The fourth generation of K-Pop idol groups has received a global following, in particular, due to them coming from competition shows like the "Produce Series." 

Groups from large companies like SM Entertainment, JYP Entertainment, and HYBE Labels have also successfully captured the hearts of global fans. In this article, we have compiled a list of the most popular 4th-generation K-Pop groups who are popular in 3 different Asian countries including Japan, Taiwan, and the Philippines. Take note that the ranking was based on the data from Google trends.


As the second-largest music market next to the United States, capturing the Japanese market is an indication of a stable and dedicated fandom.

#1 IZ*ONE (disbanded) from Off The Record Entertainment

#2 Tomorrow x Together from HYBE Labels

#3 TREASURE from YG Entertainment

#4 Stray Kids from JYP Entertainment

#5 ENHYPEN from Belift Lab

#6 ITZY from JYP Entertainment

#7 ATEEZ from KQ Entertainment

#8 SuperM from SM Entertainment

#9 WayV from SM Entertainment

#10 ONEUS from RBW Entertainment


The nation has a growing K-Pop following and according to a survey by Statista in 2019, 40% of respondents considered that the genre is very popular in Taiwan.

#1 IZ*ONE (disbanded) from Off The Record Entertainment

#2 TREASURE from YG Entertainment

#3 ITZY from JYP Entertainment

#4 (G)-IDLE from CUBE Entertainment

#5 Tomorrow x Together from HYBE Entertainment

#6 Stray Kids from JYP Entertainment

#7 SuperM from SM Entertainment

#8 ENHYPEN from Belift Lab

#9 EVERGLOW from Yuehua Entertainment

#10 aespa from SM Entertainment


The Philippines love the Korean culture and the K-Pop genre is well-beloved in the country even before its international boom. Filipino K-Pop fans are one of the most dedicated there is.

#1 Tomorrow x Together from HYBE Labels

#2 ITZY from JYP Entertainment

#3 Stray Kids from JYP Entertainment

#4 IZ*ONE (disbanded) from Off The Record Entertainment

#5 ENHYPEN from Belift Lab

#6 TREASURE from YG Entertainment

#7 LOONA from Block Berry Creative

#8 (G)I-DLE from CUBE Entertainment

#9 aespa from SM Entertainment

#10 EVERGLOW from Yuehua Entertainment 

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