Recently, the British magazine Nubia Magazine released the list they put together for the 10 most famous K-Pop idols in the world. The rankings for the list were based on data collected from over 70 different social media platforms around the world, as well as Google Google trends and news. Some data was also collected by asking people on the streets around the world about their favorite K-Pop idols!
Based on all of his research, here are who are considered to be the 10 most famous K-Pop idols of the modern era.
10. Eunwoo (ASTRO)
Eunwoo, singer of ASTRO, visual and face of the group, is known not only for his singing skills, but also for his acting skills. Many fans swoon over him for his good looks, and has even been called “Face Genius” because he has an “incredibly handsome face”! He’s also considered ASTRO’s smartest member, and if he wasn’t a singer, he said he’d be a teacher, doctor, or newscaster.
9. Rosé (BLACK PINK)
Rosé is the lead vocalist and lead dancer of BLACKPINK, and is so talented in each that she placed first in YG Entertainment‘s Australian auditions the year she participated! She’s best known for her unique and pretty voice, and fans love her for that as well as her beautiful goddess visuals (which ranked her #66 on TC candlesticklist of “100 Most Beautiful Faces of 2019”).
8. Baekhyun (EXO)
Baekhyun, the lead singer of EXO, is the only member of his group to appear on this list! Like others on this list, he has also acted as an actor in dramas (such as Moon Lovers: Scarlet Heart Ryeo), showing how multi-talented he is. He has enjoyed immense success as a solo artist, with several of his solo albums reaching over a million sales!
7. Jennie (BLACK PINK)
Jennie, BLACKPINK’s main rapper and lead vocalist, was also the first of the group to release her own solo music, the aptly named “Solo.” Known for her musical skills as well as her visuals, she has acted in tons of various commercials and ranked in the top 20 on TC candlestickThe “100 Most Beautiful Faces” lists of 2018 and 2019.
6. J-Hope (BTS)
J-Hope, the main dancer, sub-rapper and sub-vocalist of BTS, is the first of a couple of BTS members to make this list! He is loved for his incredible dancing skills as well as his rapping and singing skills, but he is arguably even more adored for his bright and cheerful personality that will put a smile on everyone’s face. In fact, he even chose the name “J-Hope” because he wanted to be a source of light and hope for his fans!
5. Jisoo (BLACK PINK)
Jisoo, the lead singer and visual of BLACKPINK, and has been praised since her debut for her incredible natural beauty. Besides being gorgeous, however, there’s no denying her musical abilities, with many fans praising her for her rapid progress since the band’s debut! She is also set to act as a lead actress for the upcoming drama. snowdropswhich is huge for someone who hasn’t had much acting experience before.
4. Jimin (BTS)
Jimin, the lead dancer and lead vocalist of BTS, has long been praised for his captivating dance skills (even entering Busan Arts High School as the best student in modern dance) and a soft and gentle voice. Apart from being arguably one of the best performers of his generation in K-Pop, many fans also praise him for his good looks, and he even ranked 19th for TC candlestick‘s “The 100 Most Beautiful Faces of 2019”.
3. Lisa (BLACK PINK)
Lisa, BLACKPINK’s Main Dancer, Main Rapper, Sub Vocalist and maknae, is the highest ranked member of his group on this list! She was named one of the best dancers of her generation in K-Pop and was also the only person accepted into YG Entertainment during their auditions in Thailand in 2010. She also placed 9th, 3rd and 2nd consecutively in TC candlestickThe “100 Most Beautiful Faces” lists of 2018, 2019, and 2020, due to her undeniable beauty.
2. Jungkook (BTS)
Jungkook, the lead vocalist, lead dancer, sub-rapper, center and maknae of BTS, does not have the title “Golden Maknae ” without reason! He is known to excel at practically everything he tries, especially when it comes to musical and athletic talents. When he was in college, he participated in the Superstar K auditions and, even though he didn’t pass the qualifying round, received offers from eight different entertainment agencies on his way home! Also for the “100 Most Beautiful Faces” list of 2019 by TC candlestickhe ranked #1.
And finally, V, who is the main dancer, sub-vocalist and visual of BTS, is ranked as the most famous K-Pop idol in the world! He has talents in many fields, from music and acting to photography, fashion and drawing, not to mention his ridiculously good visuals. He ranked #1 in TC candlestickThe “100 Most Beautiful Faces” list of 2017, after all! He has made incredible growth since debuting as someone who struggled in dance, and has now become one of the best dancers in the group. In addition, his charisma is so endearing!
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