Top 5 Most Famous Foreign K-Pop Idols Annually From 2012 - 2021

Top 5 Most Famous Foreign K-Pop Idols Annually From 2012 - 2021
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One idol takes the #1 position for over half the decade!

One way to determine a K-Pop idol’s popularity and how much fans are interested in them is by seeing what their search numbers look like compared to other idols.

There have been an increasing amount of foreign K-Pop artists in the music genre in the last ten years, and they often drew a lot of interest and attention due to their hard work and determination to get into the music genre in a culture that they didn’t grow up with.

Here are the top 5 most popular foreign K-Pop idols of each year over the last decade, as well as their total search ranking over the entire decade compared to each other.

2012

5. Kris (former EXO)

4. Victoria (f(x))

3. Luhan (former EXO)

2. Tiffany (Girls’ Generation)

1. Jessica (former Girls’ Generation)

2013

5. Krystal (f(x))

4. Tiffany (Girls’ Generation)

3. Kris (former EXO)

2. Jessica (former Girls’ Generation)

1. Luhan (former EXO)

2014

5. Tiffany (Girls’ Generation)

4. BamBam (GOT7)

3. Jackson (GOT7)

2. Krystal (f(x))

1. Jessica (former Girls’ Generation)

2015

5. Jackson (GOT7)

4. Lay (EXO)

3. BamBam (GOT7)

2. Jessica (former Girls’ Generation)

1. Tzuyu (TWICE)

2016

5. Lay (EXO)

4. Jessica (former Girls’ Generation)

3. BamBam (GOT7)

2. Tzuyu (TWICE)

1. Lisa (BLACKPINK)

2017

5. Momo (TWICE)

4. Jackson (GOT7)

3. Sana (TWICE)

2. Tzuyu (TWICE)

1. Lisa (BLACKPINK)

2018

5. Sana (TWICE)

4. Jackson (GOT7)

3. BamBam (GOT7)

2. Tzuyu (TWICE)

1. Lisa (BLACKPINK)

2019

5. Jackson (GOT7)

4. Nancy (MOMOLAND)

3. Tzuyu (TWICE)

2. Momo (TWICE)

1. Lisa (BLACKPINK)

2020

5. Tzuyu (TWICE)

4. Lucas (NCT/SuperM)

3. Jackson (GOT7)

2. Nancy (MOMOLAND)

1. Lisa (BLACKPINK)

2021 (so far)

5. Nancy (MOMOLAND)

4. Mark (GOT7)

3. Tzuyu (TWICE)

2. Jackson (GOT7)

1. Lisa (BLACKPINK)

Overall:

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Japanese Teenagers Voted For The Top 20 Most Beautiful Female Idols

These female idols were voted by Japanese teenage girls as the top 20 idols with the most beautiful visuals. Check out the results below!

20. Nayeon (TWICE)

Nayeon is the first of many TWICE members who landed a spot in the top 20.

19. Dahyun (TWICE)

Dahyun’s gorgeous visuals also earned her a spot on the list.

18. Ayaka (NiziU)

Members of the girl group NiziU made the top 20, including Ayaka…

17. Miihi (NiziU)

…and Miihi.

16. Jang Wonyoung (IZ*ONE)

Wonyoung’s fairy-like visuals earned her spot #16.

15. Jennie (BLACKPINK)

Jennie is one of the two BLACKPINK members.

14. Yuna (ITZY)

Yuna was recognized for her beauty.

13. Kim Minju (IZ*ONE)

Minju also made the list as one of IZ*ONE’s visuals.

12. Kim Chaewon (IZ*ONE)

Chaewon’s great popularity in Japan lead her to spot #12.

11. Jihyo (TWICE)

Jihyo’s visuals made her the third TWICE member to appear.

10. Ahn Yujin (IZ*ONE)

Yujin is the first idol to make the top 10.

9. Seulgi (Red Velvet)

Seulgi’s charismatic beauty earned her spot #9.

8. Tzuyu (TWICE)

Tzuyu was also voted for her stunning visuals.

7. Mayuka (NiziU)

Mayuka was the most-voted member of NiziU.

6. Irene (Red Velvet)

Irene’s visuals are often acknowledged and earned her spot #6.

5. Mina (TWICE)

TWICE members dominated much of top 5, including Mina.

4. Chaeyoung (TWICE)

Chaeyoung was recognized for her beauty in spot #4.

3. Sana (TWICE)

Members of TWICE’s Japanese line Sana…

2. Momo (TWICE)

…and Momo took spots #3 and #2.

1. Lisa (BLACKPINK)

Lisa earned the top spot of the most beautiful female idol!