The top 3 best K-Pop idols has been named.
In the latest episode of “Korean Foreigner”, a question regarding the Hallyu wave abroad has appeared: “According to the Seoul Tourism Organization, what are the most seached Hallyu-related keywords at 10 countries that visited Korea the most?”
According to Seoul Tourism 2019 Global Trend Report, the 3 most searched keywords are, unsurprisingly, the 3 most popular K-Pop groups at the time. Leading the chart is BTS with their global influence, TWICE is in 2nd place while BLACKPINK is in #3.
10 coutries and territories that visit South Korea the most are China, Hong Kong, Japan, Malaysia, Philippines, Russia, Taiwan, Thailand, The U.S, and Vietnam.
Even though it is no surprise that they appear in the top 3 but the audience are shocked after finding out that TWICE surpassed BLACKPINK. Especially when the 4-member girl group is known to be extremely famous at China, The U.S, Taiwan and South East Asia which are in the top 10 countries that visit Korea the most.