The most mentioned k-pop groups in 2020

K-pop is not just ruling the music charts. They are also stomping the competition in the social media sphere. Here are the most mentioned K-pop groups in 2020!


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There’s no stopping the Bangtan Boys! Ever since debuting in 2013, they’ve asserted dominance throughout the world. Their latest feat? Multiple US Billboard chart-toppers! Further proof of their success is their number of mentions in 2020. They lead the pack with over 159 million mentions!


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The world can’t get enough of Seoul-based South Korean-Chinese boy band, EXO! Earning both critical and commercial success well beyond the confines of the Asian market, it doesn’t come as a surprise that many dub them as the Kings of K-pop. They come in second for social media mentions in 2020 with a whopping over 25 million mentions.


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No K-pop list will be complete without Blackpink. This South Korean girl group holds the honour of being the highest-charting female Korean act on the Billboard 100. They have worked with music heavyweights in the international scene, including the likes of Selena Gomez and Lady Gaga. They come in at 3rd in the number of social media mentions with over 16 million.


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Commonly stylised as GOT7, this seven-man South Korean boy band is not only known for their awesome hits that have topped the Billboard World Charts. They also hold the distinction of incorporating elements of martial arts and street dancing in their live performances! No wonder they have millions of social media mentions! They come in at 4th with over 11 million.

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A product of survival reality program Starship Entertainment’s ‘No Mercy’, this now six-piece South Korean boy band following the departure of one of its members, Wonho, continues to have a massive following. Their latest success includes a gold record in Japan and a top 5 album in the US Billboard 200. They are 5th in the most mentioned K-pop groups in 2020 with over 10 million mentions.

The world can’t get enough of K-pop! Who’s your favourite K-pop act? Make sure to mention their names in the comment section.

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