The K-Pop landscape has undoubtedly changed throughout the years. Some groups disbanded, some groups debuted, and some became the kings and queens of the game.

To study this changing industry further, Twitter and K-Pop Radar have released data on the social activity of #KpopTwitter. The following data was derived from totaling the number of hashtags and account mentions per artist from July 1, 2019 to June 30, 2020.

That said, check out the most mentioned groups on Twitter per year below!

1. 2010

BIGBANG

bigbang
| YG Entertainment

Girls’ Generation

oh

Top Artist – Super Junior

bonamana

2. 2011

Girls’ Generation

mr taxi

Super Junior

suju

Top Artist – BIGBANG

bigbang2
| YG Entertainment

3. 2012

Super Junior

suju 2012
| SM Entertainment

BIGBANG

bigbang3
| YG Entertainment

Top Artist – PSY

psy

4. 2013

GOT7

got7-2

Girls’ Generation

I Got a Boy
| SM Entertainment

Top Artist – EXO

growl
| SM Entertainment

exo kai

5. 2014

BTS

skool luv afair

EXO

exo overdose
| SM Entertainment

Top Artist – GOT7

stop stop it

6. 2015

SEVENTEEN

seventeen-2

GOT7

just right
| JYP Entertainment

Top Artist – BTS

i need u

7. 2016

SEVENTEEN

seventeen boom boom
| @pledis_17/Twitter

GOT7

hard carry

Top Artist – BTS

bst

8. 2017

GOT7

got7 you are

BTS

bts spring day
| BIG HIT Entertainment

Top Artist – EXO

we are one exo
| @weareoneEXO/Twitter

9. 2018

WANNA ONE

wanna one
| @WannaOne_twt/Twitter

GOT7

got7 lullaby

EXO

tempo
| SM Entertainment

Top Artist – BTS

bts 2018

10. 2019

NCT 127

nct 127
| @NCTsmtwon_127/Twitter

BLACKPINK

blackpink 2
| @BLACKPINK/Twitter

GOT7

got7 dispatch

EXO

exo
| @weareoneEXO/Twitter

Top Artist – BTS

bts1

The volume of Twitter mentions in K-Pop has drastically increased throughout the years. Check out the full list below!

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