Here Are The Top 5 Most Searched Boy Groups Of Every Year From 2010 To 2021

Check out the trends from each year!

Throughout the years, the Korean search trends have changed with the times. As different artists gain popularity, their search volume rises, as well! Check out the top 5 male idol groups who received the most love every year in Korea, starting from 2010.

1. 2010

SHINee was the most searched male K-Pop group with the release of their studio album Lucifer.

1. SHINee

2. 2PM

3. CNBLUE

4. BIG BANG

5. B2ST

2. 2011

TVXQ dominated 2011 with their iconic studio album Keep Your Head Down.

1. TVXQ

2. 2PM

3. Super Junior

4. BIG BANG

5. B2ST

3. 2012

BIG BANG made a comeback at the beginning of 2012 with EP Alive and took the spot at number one.

1. BIG BANG

2. SHINee

3. Super Junior

4. Infinite

5. B2ST

4. 2013

Debuting a year prior, EXO quickly rose to stardom in the following years.

1. EXO

2. SHINee

2. Infinite

4. BIG BANG

5. B2ST

5. 2014

EXO continued to hold the top spot into 2014.

1. EXO

2. BTS

3. VIXX

4. SHINee

5. Infinite

6. 2015

2015 marked the very beginning of BTS‘s rise to fame.

1. BTS

2. EXO

3. BIG BANG

4. SHINee

5. SEVENTEEN

7. 2016

Wings catapulted them into further success after their previous trilogy, The Most Beautiful Moment In Life.

1. BTS

2. EXO

3. SEVENTEEN

4. BIG BANG

5. SHINee

8. 2017

With “DNA” and their 2017 American Music Awards performance, BTS had officially entered into a new global era of fame. Wanna One also debuted and quickly became a contender, placing #2 on the list.

1. BTS

2. Wanna One

3. EXO

4. SEVENTEEN

5. Winner

9. 2018

The following year, BTS released Love Yourself: Tear and had their comeback performance of “Fake Love” at the 2018 Billboard Music Awards.

1. BTS

2. Wanna One

3. EXO

4. SEVENTEEN

5. NCT

10. 2019

From the success of Boy With Luv to their various world tours, BTS had cemented their status at #1!

1. BTS

2. EXO

3. SEVENTEEN

4. NCT

5. X1

11. 2020

The following year, “Dynamite” achieved massive global success. Additionally, TXT also entered the top 5 position.

1. BTS

2. SEVENTEEN

3. NCT

4. EXO

5. TXT

12. 2021

With the current standings, who knows what will happen by the end of 2022!

1. BTS

2. SEVENTEN

3. NCT

4. The Boyz

5. SHINee

Source: theqoo