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BTS, SEVENTEEN, NCT: These Are K-Pop's Top Boy Group For October 2022

by Victoria Marian Belmis / Oct 17, 2022 11:03 AM EDT

The top K-Pop boy group ranking for the month of October is out.

The ranking is released by the Korean Business Research Institute and is based on the brand index of the K-Pop boy groups across numerous platforms from September 8 to October 8. Get to know the five hottest K-Pop boy groups for the month of October.

#1 BTS

For the 53rd time, BTS top the list with a whopping brand reputation index of 9,511,195. Some of the high-ranking keywords associated with BTS are "concert" and "military service issue."

READ: BTS May Be Facing Military Conscription 


Maintaining their position at second place is SEVENTEEN. The HYBE boy group scored a brand index of 3,814,243. SEVENTEEN is currently busy with their "BE THE SUN" tour.

#3 NCT

Third on this list is NCT. The SM Entertainment boy group scored a brand reputation index of 3,233,041. In particular, NCT saw a 6.47% increase in their score from September.

READ: BLACKPINK, TWICE MIssing, While BTS, NCT Dream, IVE, And More Win Big At '2022 The Fact Music Awards'! 


Placing fourth is THE BOYZ. The "Timeless" singer scored a brand reputation index of 2,448,590 for the month.

#5 EXO

Despite the lack of group activity, SM Entertainment's EXO secures the fifth spot with a brand reputation ranking of 2,173,481.

READ: SM Entertainment To End Contract with the Music Production Company of Lee Soo Man 

Meanwhile, check out the list of the top 20 K-Pop boy groups for the month of October below.

  1. BTS
  3. NCT
  5. EXO
  6. Super Junior
  8. Highlight
  9. SHINee
  11. MONSTA X
  12. BTOB
  13. ASTRO
  14. WINNER
  15. Stray Kids
  16. Wanna One
  17. Shinhwa
  18. 2PM
  19. TXT


Meanwhile, check out this year's nominees for the Genie Music Awards below.

Must Read: Is Your Favorite K-Pop Artist Nominated For The 2022 Genie Music Awards? Check It Out Here! 

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