Today, March 8, is International Women’s Day, which is a great time to recognize and celebrate all of the amazing women that influence our lives and make the world a better place!

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BLACKPINK’s Jennie

There are so many talented, incredible, and inspiring women in the K-Pop industry, it would be impossible to name and talk about them all in one place, even though they all deserve to be recognized for their achievments.

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TWICE’s Tzuyu

Instead, the data below was collected through Google Analytics in order to find out which female K-pop idols have had the highest number of searches each year throughout the last decade, showing how much interest fans have shown in them over time.

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IU

Here are the 5 most-searched female idols of each year since 2012, along with how much they were searched in comparison to each other. The final graph also shows how all 24 female idols on the list compared to each other over the entire decade!

2012

5. Sooyoung (Girls’ Generation)

4. Sunny (Girls’ Generation)

3. Hyoyeon (Girls’ Generation)

2. Seohyun (Girls’ Generation)

1. Yuri (Girls’ Generation)

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2013

5. Sunny (Girls’ Generation)

4. Yuri (Girls’ Generation)

3. Seohyun (Girls’ Generation)

2. Sooyoung (Girls’ Generation)

1. Yoona (Girls’ Generation)

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2014

5. Yuri (Girls’ Generation)

4. Seohyun (Girls’ Generation)

3. Yoona (Girls’ Generation)

2. Sunny (Girls’ Generation)

1. IU

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2015

5. Suzy (former Miss A)

4. Joy (Red Velvet)

3. Taeyeon (Girls’ Generation)

2. IU

1. Tzuyu (TWICE)

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2016

5. Joy (Red Velvet)

4. Solar (MAMAMOO)

3. Tzuyu (TWICE)

2. Suzy (former Miss A)

1. IU

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2017

5. Yeri (Red Velvet)

4. Joy (Red Velvet)

3. IU

2. Sana (TWICE)

1. Sunmi

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2018

5. Jeongyeon (TWICE)

4. IU

3. Lisa (BLACKPINK)

2. Chungha

1. Jennie (BLACKPINK)

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2019

5. Moonbyul (MAMAMOO)

4. Wendy (Red Velvet)

3. Solar (MAMAMOO)

2. IU

1. Momo (TWICE)

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2020

5. Jennie (BLACKPINK)

4. Rosé (BLACKPINK)

3. Lisa (BLACKPINK)

2. Jisoo (BLACKPINK)

1. IU

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2021

5. Jeongyeon (TWICE)

4. Jennie (BLACKPINK)

3. IU

2. Lisa (BLACKPINK)

1. Rosé (BLACKPINK)

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Overall:

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