Who are on the list?
- ARMY Trends #RespectJungkook To Show Their Love And Support For BTS’s Maknae
- BTS’s Jungkook Reacts To An ARMY’s Wholesome Sign That Has Gone Viral
- Korean Fans Name The Moment That BTS’s Jungkook Looked The “Prettiest” In His 10 Years As A Singer
YouTube is considered an accurate measure of how popular a K-pop idol is. Here are the ten most searched male K-pop idols on YouTube in 2021 so far.
10. WINNER Mino
Tenth place goes to male rapper and WINNER member Mino. Though the amount of music released by the male idol was relatively small this year, many still searched for him on YouTube to support his work.
In addition, Mino recently held a solo concert on November 19, which attracted attention due to many celebrities who came to support him.
9. Super Junior Kyuhyun
Super Junior's "ballad prince" Kyuhyun is currently active with his solo career, releasing several solo songs this year. Besides music, Kyuhyun is also active as an entertainment personality and is a host and MC on several South Korean programs. This year, Kyuhyun is the ninth most searched male idol on YouTube.
8. ASTRO Cha Eun Woo
Known as the "face genius" of K-pop, Cha Eun Woo is arguable the most famous member of ASTRO. Not only is he a K-pop idol, but Cha Eun Woo is also a well-known actor, starring in several top Korean dramas. Due to the success of his work, Cha Eun Woo is often searched for on YouTube. This year, he ranked in eighth place.
7. BTS Suga
Thanks to BTS's continuous boom in popularity and their ever-growing global fan base, Suga ranked seventh on this list. As a multi-talented, Suga is known for his rapping, composing, and producing skills. While charismatic on stage, ARMYs love when he lets his cute side shine. No wonder Suga is so well-loved!
6. SHINee Taemin
This year, "genius idol" Taemin of SHINee had a successful solo comeback with "Advice." Although he has been active in the K-pop industry for several years now, this second-generation idol's popularity never wavers. Thanks to his good looks, unique vocal timbre, and dance skills, Taemin ranked in sixth place.
5. EXO Baekhyun
This year, EXO member Baekhyun made a solo comeback with "Bambi." Though SM Entertainment did not aggressively promote the song, the album and single ranked well on the charts and broke several K-pop records. This helped Baekhyun rank number five on this list. Though he will be in the military for more than half a year, fans still follow and look for regular updates from the male idol.
4. BTS Jimin
Fourth place goes to BTS member Jimin. The male idol is often praised for his talent, hard work, and stunning appearance. In 2021, the idol rocked several concepts and managed to pull off every one, surprising audiences every time.
As a result, the male idol continuously gets searched by fans who wish to see his stunning performance on their screen.
3. BIGBANG G-Dragon
Although it has been a while since the male idol has made a comeback, BIGBANG member G-Dragon ranked at third place in this chart. Known as the "King of K-Pop," it seems fans of the singer will always have G-Dragon in their hearts! So, GD, when is your comeback?
2. BTS V
Second place goes to BTS member V. This male idol is known for his divine visuals that never fail to cause a stir on social media sites and online community forums. As one of the most prominent faces of BTS and the number of activities the group had this year, it is not a surprise V's name ranked so high this year.
1. BTS Jungkook
The most-searched male K-pop idol on YouTube this year is none other than BTS's Jungkook! The idol always scores high on "most-searched" lists and is considered one of the most famous names in BTS. Whether sitting still and chatting with fans on live stream or out and about for activities, every move from BTS's "golden maknae" makes ARMYs go crazy!