On Jun. 1, 12 MN KST, K-Pop Radar updated their monthly charts to reflect data from May 2021.
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Want to know which female K-pop artist gained the most Instagram followers in May? Then keep on reading!
Lisa is the Female K-Pop Artists Who Gained the Most Instagram Followers in May 2021 + BLACKPINK Members Follow
According to K-Pop Radar, BLACKPINK member Lisa is the female K-pop idol that gained the most Instagram followers in the month of May. From May 1 to May 30, Lisa reportedly gained 1,671,420 followers, making her end of the month total to 53,282,673 followers.
Lisa is the most followed K-pop idol on Instagram and is the first and only idol to surpass 50 million Instagram followers. She is continuing to set engagement and follower count records on the popular social media followers.
Her fellow BLACKPINK members did not trail far behind, however!
Jennie ranked at number two among female K-pop artists who gained the most Instagram followers in May. Jennie gained 1,594,600 followers in that month, making her end of the month total to 45,972,791 followers.
In 2018, Instagram named Jennie as the most loved account of 2018 in South Korea. This title was awarded to the "SOLO" singer based on the number of views and likes her Instagram Stories and posts received that year.
Rosé ranked at number three on this list, gaining 1,359,913 new followers in May 2021. By the end of the month, the "On The Ground" singer had a total of 41,438,723 followers on the platform. On the other hand, Jisoo ranked at fifth place, gaining 1,243,806 and a total of 41,290,868 followers by the end of the month.
The BLACKPINK account ranked at number fifth. Run by YG Entertainment, the Instagram account reportedly gained 810,229 new followers in May 2021, making their end-of-the-month total follower count to 38,147,099.
These are the TOP 30 Female K-Pop Artists Who Gained the Most Instagram Followers in May 2021
*Note: Number of new followers seen next to idol or group's name
1. BLACKPINK's Lisa - 1,671,420
2. BLACKPINK's Jennie - 1,594,600
3. BLACKPINK's Rosé - 1,359,913
4. BLACKPINK's Jisoo - 1,243,806
5. BLACKPINK - 810,220
6. IU - 558,504
7. ITZY - 537,914
8. Ahn Yujin - 497,162
9. TWICE - 441,632
10. aespa - 424,472
11. Honda Hitomi - 376,993
12. Yabuki Nako - 376,613
13. Red Velvet's Joy - 293,657
14. Jessi - 278,292
15. Red Velvet's Seulgi - 274,658
16. Girl's Day's Hyeri - 238,311
17. MAMAMOO's Hwasa - 220,075
18. Girls' Generation's Tiffany - 211,413
19. Red Velvet's Yeri - 207,218
20. MAMAMOO - 201,532
21. MAMAMOO's Moonbyul - 200,331
22. Girls' Generation's Taeyeon - 189,927
23. Jeon Somi - 174,281
24. HyunA - 173,616
25. Suzy - 163,830
26. MAMAMOO's Solar - 150,988
27. CLC's Sorn - 148,519
28. Red Velvet's Wendy - 147,637
29. Weeekly - 143,425
30. Girls' Generation's Sooyoung - 139,230
Did your favorite K-pop girl group, or idol make the list?