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IU, BLACKPINK, BTS, & More, Recent Government Survey Reveals The Most Popular K-Pop Artists Globally!

by Victoria Marian Belmis / Feb 14, 2022 11:04 AM EST

Is your favorite K-pop artist among the most popular globally? Find out here!

Popularity is not everything in the K-pop industry as there are a myriad of K-pop artists that are immensely talented and unique but are severely underrated. Though it is not important, the amount of fame K-pop groups and soloists get globally shows how much they are appreciated.

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Just recently to the delight of some netizens and K-pop fans, The Ministry of Culture, Sport, and Tourism dropped their results for their most recent survey. The Government survey asked voters to pick the most popular K-pop artists around the world.

Notably, a total of 4,679 people from 18 countries went on to participate in the government run survey. Although a lot of immensely popular K-pop artists made the list, there are quite some names that made the list quite surprising.

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Thus, here are the most popular K-pop artists all around the world as per The Ministry of Culture, Sport, and Tourism's survey:

#15 Hybe's Park Jimin (BTS's Jimin)

#14 Hybe's Kim Taehyung (BTS's V)

#13 SM Entertainment's Super Junior

#12 GOT7

#11 Hybe's Jeon Jungkook (BTS's Jungkook)

#10 YG Entertainment's G-Dragon (BIGBANG)

#9 SM Entertainment's Girls' Generation (also known as SNSD)

#8 YG Entertainment's BIGBANG

#7 SM Entertainment's EXO

#6 JYP Entertainment's TWICE

#5 P Nation's PSY

#4 YG Entertainment's Lisa (BLACKPINK)

#3 EDAM's IU

#2 YG Entertainment's BLACKPINK


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Congratulations to all K-pop idols and their fandoms for being the most popular Korean pop artists around the world!

Stay tuned for more news and updates regarding your favorite K-pop artists!

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