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IU Surpass BTS In Korea While JYP’s TWICE, Stray Kids, And ITZY Dominate The United States As Most-Watched K-Pop Acts In February

by Victoria Marian Belmis / Feb 24, 2022 12:46 PM EST

In this article, we look into the most popular K-Pop acts in three key countries: South Korea, the United States, and Japan in February.

South Korea

Trot singer Lim Youngwoong is the most trending act in South Korea for the month of February surpassing K-Pop global stars BTS and even IU. Rising 4th-gen girl group aespa took the fourth spot while Girls' Generation's Taeyeon completes the top 5.

#5 Taeyeon with 18.9 million views

#4 aespa with 22.8 million views

#3 BTS with 36.7 million views

#2 IU with 44.4 million views

#1 Lim Youngwoong with 45.0 million views

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United States

JYP Entertainment's strides in to the U.S. market continue are showing great results. For the month of February, three of the five most-viewed K-Pop acts on the United States are JYP Entertainment artists: TWICE, Stray Kids, and ITZY.

#5 ITZY with 6.23 million views

#4 Stray Kids with 9.59 million views

#3 TWICE with 16.6 million views

#2 BLACKPINK with 21.0 million views

#1 BTS with 53.6 million views

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BTS and TWICE remains to be the two biggest K-Pop acts in Japan, the second biggest music market next to the United Stated. Other K-Pop acts who also made it to the top 5 are SEVENTEEN, BLACKPINK, and aespa.

#5 aespa with 14.1 million views

#4 BLACKPINK with 16.7 million views

#3 SEVENTEEN with 18.0 million views

#2 TWICE with 61.1 million views

#1 BTS, who has had 109 million views

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Congratulations to everyone.

Stay tuned for more exciting K-Pop updates!

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