Global Youtube view ranking of Kpop idol groups in the last 12 months: BTS, BLACKPINK, and BIGBANG all have reasons to amaze Knet!

A statistical article on the total official Youtube views of K-pop idol groups in the past 1 year is attracting the attention of Knet.

Although YouTube’s successes are not everything, they are one of the most essential factors for determining a K-pop group’s global influence. Indeed, throughout the years, two groups, BTS and BLACKPINK, have dominated this popular video platform. Aside from that, there are a number of other K-pop groups that, although not having record views, are expanding rapidly and attracting attention thanks to their massive fan base.

Knet was recently drawn to an article summing the views of Kpop male and female idol groups over the last year. Let’s take a look at the chart below!

Note: This is the total number of views in the last 12 months according to Youtube’s official data from November 2020 to September 2021 (September 21, 2021)

Top 10 Kpop boy groups with the highest total views in 2020

10th place: ENHYPEN – 336 million views

9th place: NCT 127 – 620 million views

8th place: TREASURE – 697 million views

7th place: BIGBANG – 745 million views

6th place: TXT – 806 million views

5th place: NCT Dream – 818 million views

4th place: EXO – 969 million views

3rd place: SEVENTEEN – 1.02 billion views


2nd place: Stray Kids – 1.6 billion views


1st place: BTS – 15.3 billion views


Top 10 Kpop girl groups with the highest total views in 2020

10th place: Brave Girls – 305 million views

9th place: LOONA – 316 million views

8th place: Oh My Girl – 365 million views

7th place: (G)I-DLE – 710 million views

6th place: aespa – 840 million views

5th place: Red Velvet – 962 million views

4th place: MAMAMOO – 1.01 billion views

3rd place: ITZY – 1.34 billion views


2nd place: TWICE – 3.48 billion views


1st place: BLACKPINK – 10.1 billion views


Some comments by Knets:

1. [+85, -8] BTS didn’t even run ads, but they have 15.3 billion views.. Our BTS is amazing

2. [+63, -2] BTS is amazing.. 15.3 billion views

3. [+25, -0] BIGBANG hasn’t even uploaded any videos for 5 yearsㅋㅋㅋㅋ

4. [+22, -0] BIGBANG has 700 million views? Crazyㅋㅋㅋㅋㅋ

5. [+20, -15] BTS and BLACKPINK have over 10 billion viewsㄷㄷㄷ These two groups are in another world​ㄷㄷ Their views are almost 10 times more than other groups

6. [+14, -4] BTS and BLACKPINK have a lot of views but no ad viewsㄷㄷㄷㄷ

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