IU and BLACKPINK, Who Is More Famous Overseas Female Celebrities in 2020 Voted by Chinese Netizens?

IU and BLACKPINK, Who Is More Famous Overseas Female Celebrities in 2020 Voted by Chinese Netizens?

IU and BLACKPINK were selected as the most popular overseas celebrities in China in 2020.

China's social media platform Weibo announced the '2020 Popular Overseas Celebrities Ranking' to mark the start of 2021. In the female celebrity category, IU came in the first place, followed by all the members of BLACKPINK.

IU is No.1
4 members of BLACKPINK took 2nd, 3rd, 4th and 5th respectively

BLACKPINK Lisa took second place, followed by her teammates including Jennie, Jisoo, and Rose in third, fourth, and fifth place, respectively.

In the male celebrity category, EXO Chanyeol, Baekhyun, and Sehun took the top three ranks, respectively, while BIGBANG G-Dragon and actor Lee Jung Suk took fourth and fifth place.


In particular, IU has topped Weibo's popularity charts for 17 consecutive months since February of 2019.


100 Most Searched K-Pop Idols On YouTube In 2020: BTS, IU, BLACKPINK And More


K-Pop fans always want to know how popular their idols are in the world. In fact, there are many factors and tools that can be used to measure an idol's popularity. One of them is the search data on YouTube - the most popular video platform in the world.

Let's see which idols managed to enter the Top 100 most searched-for K-Pop idols on YouTube worldwide in 2020.

Note: Data were recorded from January 1, 2010, to December 31, 2020.

100. Jungwoo (NCT)

99. Ten (NCT)

98. Hyoyeon (SNSD)

97. Wheein (Mamamoo)

96. Yuta (NCT)

95. Soyeon ((G) I-DLE)

94. Chaeyoung (TWICE)

93. B.I.

92. Solar (Mamamoo)

91. Jisung (NCT)

90. Hyeri


89. (G) I-DLE Yuqi

88. Park Jihoon

87. Apink Eunji

86. IZ * ONE Wonyoung

85. YooA (Oh My Girl)

84. Soojin ((G) I-DLE)

83. Sandara Park

82. Renjun (NCT)

81. Bang Chan (Stray Kids)

80. Yeji (ITZY)

Yeji (ITZY)

79. Jeongyeon (TWICE)

78. Yeonjun (TXT)

77. Kim Sejeong

76. Hani (EXID)

75. Arin (Oh My Girl)

74. Yeri (Red Velvet)

73. Hyolyn

72. Lucas (NCT)

71. Sulli

70. Kyuhyun (Super Junior)

Kyuhyun (Super Junior)

69. Wonho

68. Wendy (Red Velvet)

67. Naeun (Apink)

66. Moonbyul (Mamamoo)

65. Mark (NCT)

64. BoA

63. D.O. (EXO)

62. Doyoung (NCT)

61. Ryujin (ITZY)

60. Mina (Twice)

Mina (TWICE)

59. Suho (EXO)

58. Nancy (Momoland)

57. Sungjae (BTOB)

56. Lee Hyori

55. Yoona (SNSD)

54. Lay (EXO)

53. CL

52. Kang Daniel

51. Taeyang (Big Bang)

50. Sana (Twice)

Sana (TWICE)

49. Jihyo (Twice)

48. Jaemin (NCT)

47. Jonghyun (SHINee)

46. ​​Momo (Twice)

45. Hyunjin (Stray Kids)

44. Haechan (NCT)

43. Dahyun (TWICE)

42. Mino (Winner)

41. Sehun (EXO)

40. Taeyong (NCT)

Taeyong (NCT)

39. Joy (Red Velvet)

38. Chen (EXO)

37. Lee Hi

36. Heechul (Super Junior)

35. BamBam (GOT7)

34. Nayeon (Twice)

33. Suzy

32. Kai (EXO)

31. Cha Eunwoo (ASTRO)

30. Rain

Bi Rain

29. Tzuyu (TWICE)

28. Jaehyun (NCT)

27. Jay Park

26. Hyuna

25. Sunmi

24. Chanyeol (EXO)

23. Jeon Somi

22. Jackson (GOT7)

21. Seulgi (Red Velvet)

20. Taemin (SHINee)

Taemin (SHINee)

19. G-Dragon (Big Bang)

18. Jisoo (BLACKPINK)

17. Rosé (BLACKPINK)

16. Chungha

Irene (Red Velvet)

15. Irene (Red Velvet)

14. Baekhyun (EXO)

13. Zico

12. RM (BTS)

11. J-Hope (BTS)

J-Hope (BTS)

10. Taeyeon (SNSD)

9. Hwasa (MAMAMOO)

8. Jin (BTS)

7. Jennie (BLACKPINK)

6. Suga (BTS)



4. IU

3. V (BTS)

2. Jimin (BTS)

1. Jungkook (BTS)

Jungkook ̣̣(BTS)

The top position is the same compared to 2019 as Jungkook is still the most searched K-Pop idol on YouTube in 2020. According to the collected data, the most popular keywords related to Jungkook are his two songs 'My Time' and 'Still With You' (and notably, both songs don't have an official MV).

Some comments from Knet on the results of the Top 100 most searched K-Pop idols on YouTube in 2020:

- IU is awesome!

- Jungkook, Jimin and V seem to be No. 1 in any K-Pop chart.

- Well, I know Hwasa is very popular, but it's surprising that she made it into the top 10.

- Congratulations to BTS, congratulations Jungkook!!

- Jeon Somi is also really good !!

- Wow Hyunjin is awesome!

- IU's the best!!

- The NCT members are so good!

- The maknae line of BTS are being too popular.

- Taeyeon also reached the top 10! Congratulations!

- BLACKPINK is really good, but there is a difference between Lisa, Jennie and Jisoo, Rosé.

- I watched a lot of Jungkook's dance practice videos and fancams!