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Here are the 5 most searched girl groups and singers each year from 2010 to 2021.

Is your bias group on the list?

Every year, Korean search trends change and often point to the most popular K-Pop idols in the country. Check out the top 5 idols and girl groups by search trend data from 2010 to 2021 and see how different artists rose to fame!

1. 2010

Generation of girls won the Gold Record Award for Album of the Year with his second Korean studio album, Oh!.

1. Generation of girls

2. PUNISHMENT

3. IU

4. T-NOW

5. Mrs. A

2. 2011

Girls’ Generation’s reign continued with the success of their third studio album boys…

1. Generation of girls

2. IU

3. 2NE1

4. T-NOW

5. Sister

3.2012

…continued throughout 2012 with their Japanese release Girls and a room

1. Generation of girls

2. IU

3. 2NE1

4. Sister

5. T-NOW

4. 2013

…and in 2013 with the fourth studio album I have a boy!

1. Generation of girls

2. IU

3. Pink

4. Girl’s day

5. Sister

5. 2014

Pink rose to take first place in 2014…

1. APink

2. IU

3. Girl’s day

4. AOA

5. Generation of girls

6. 2015

…and then until 2015

1. Pink

2. IU

3. Generation of girls

4. EXID

5. AOA

7. 2016

Debuting a year earlier, TWICE went viral with songs like “Cheer Up” and peaked at number one.

1. TWICE

2. IOI

3. WEIGHT

4. IU

5. FRIEND

8. 2017

Their success continued into 2017 with songs including “Signal”.

1. TWICE

2. IU

3. Red velvet

4. BLACK PINK

5. WEIGHT

9. 2018

TWICE continued to top the list, followed by iu.

1. TWICE

2. IU

3. Red velvet

4. BLACK PINK

5. WEIGHT

10. 2019

FROM THEM broke into the top five a year after their debut, but TWICE still held onto the top with hits like “Fancy You”.

1. TWICE

2. IU

3. FROM*ONE

4. BLACK PINK

5. Red velvet

11. 2020

IU moved up from second place to first place in 2020…

1. IU

2. BLACK PINK

3. TWICE

4. FROM*ONE

5. OH MY GIRL

12. 2021

…and then further cemented its status with the release Lilac.

1. IU

2. BLACK PINK

3. TWICE

4. espa

5. OH MY GIRL

Check out the trends each year for male idols below!

Here are the 5 most searched boy groups each year from 2010 to 2021

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