Have you ever wondered which K-Pop groups are the most famous in their home country, South Korea? K-Pop is understandably huge in the nation where new artists debut every month.

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One way you can measure this is by analyzing how much traction they get on social media sites. Recently, Twitter released data on the most popular K-Pop groups per country based on hashtags and account mentions from July 1, 2019 to June 30, 2020.

Based on Twitter’s data, below are the 5 most popular K-Pop groups in Korea!



Fifth on the list is boy group SEVENTEEN. With thirteen members, there’s always something new to talk about each time.


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The only girl group in the top 5, BLACKPINK is the fourth most popular group in Korea in terms of Twitter activity. They prove that they own both domestic charts and social media!

3. TXT

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TXT may have only debuted last year, but they’re already the third most mentioned K-Pop group in Korea. With their handsome visuals and unrivaled talent, it’s incredibly easy to fall for them!

2. EXO


Next up on the list is respected boy group EXO. It’s safe to say that they’re one of the most popular groups in the history of K-Pop.

1. BTS


Finally, claiming the top spot is none other than BTS! Considering how BTS is the most famous group in all countries except for Thailand, it shouldn’t come as a surprise to know that they’re the most popular in their home country as well.

You know you’ve reached great heights when you’re loved by people from all over the world—including your own!


You can view Twitter’s infographic below.

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