Twitter is one of the most popular and effective apps that K-Pop artists and companies use in order to communicate with fans. The most popular artists on the platform have amassed millions or, in a few cases, tens of millions of followers, so fans can keep up with all the latest news about their favorite artists! Over the last several years, there have been some changes to who the most-followed K-Pop artists are, though there is less change than one might think. Here are the top 5 most-followed K-Pop artists of each year on Twitter since 2016.

2016

5. Dara (former 2NE1) (@krungy21): 3.98 million followers

4. BTS (@BTS_twt): 4.22 million followers

3. PSY (@psy_oppa): 4.29 million followers

2. Siwon (Super Junior) (@siwonchoi): 5.27 million followers

1. G-Dragon (@IBGDRGN): 7.29 million followers

2017

5. Donghae (Super Junior) (@donghae861015): 5.03 million followers

4. Siwon (Super Junior) (@siwonchoi): 6.38 million followers

3. SM Entertainment (@SMTOWNGLOBAL): 6.74 million followers

2. G-Dragon (@IBGDRGN): 9.39 million followers

1. BTS (@BTS_twt): 11.78 million followers

2018

5. SM Entertainment (@SMTOWNGLOBAL): 7.10 million followers

4. BigHit Entertainment (@BigHitEnt): 8.91 million followers

3. G-Dragon (@IBGDRGN): 9.82 million followers

2. BTS (@bts_bighit): 13.76 million followers

1. BTS (@BTS_twt): 17.87 million followers

2019

5. GOT7 (@GOT7Official): 7.58 million followers

4. G-Dragon (@IBGDRGN): 9.20 million followers

3. BigHit Entertainment (@BigHitEnt): 13.39 million followers

2. BTS (@bts_bighit): 19.45 million followers

1. BTS (@BTS_twt): 24.40 million followers

2020

5. G-Dragon (@IBGDRGN): 8.75 million followers

4. EXO (@weareoneEXO): 8.88 million followers

3. BigHit Entertainment (@BigHitEnt): 16.10 million followers

2. BTS (@bts_bighit): 22.98 million followers

1. BTS (@BTS_twt): 28.35 million followers

Watch the whole progression of these trends here: