In the March data analysis done by the Korea Reputation Center, these male K-Pop groups are the hottest idols in South Korea at the moment!
SHINee comes in 10th place as they recently held a successful concert in Japan. The members remembered their late brother Jonghyun by reserving his spot on stage.
INFINITE takes 9th place, as a six-member group since losing a member Hoya during contract renewal. Recently, member Sungkyu swept music charts with his solo promotions of “True Love”.
BTOB is 8th on the list! BTOB members have been busy promoting as a group and as solo performers. Members Eunkwang and Hyunsik will appear in the latest episode of Law of the Jungle in Mexico.
NCT comes in 7th place as Korea’s top male group! NCT is in fact Korea’s most versatile group, with an unlimited number of members and units to form within the group. As of now, the group has 18 members forming NCT U, NCT 127, and NCT Dream.
BIGBANG takes 6th place! Even with four out of five BIGBANG members away from the group for serving in the military, the group’s popularity is still very strong. BIGBANG left behind a pre-recorded single “Flower Road” that is scheduled to release March 13th.
SEVENTEEN is number 5 on the list of the hottest male K-Pop groups in Korea! The group recently had a photo shoot with the brand Elite, for Elite company’s summer line of school uniforms.
EXO comes in 4th on the list! This group received global love especially during the 2018 PyeongChang Winter Olympics. In April, EXO will become the first K-Pop star to be selected by the Korea Minting and Security Printing Corporation to be featured on a special commemorative medal with members’ faces and EXO logo.
iKON takes 3rd place! The group’s latest hit song “Love Scenario” swept the charts with its catchy melody and lyrics. The bop remained #1 on Genie weekly chart for a consecutive 6 weeks.
BTS wins 2nd place! BTS is the first K-Pop group to have two YouTube videos that has over 300 million views, which are music videos for “DNA” and “FIRE”.
1. WANNA ONE
WANNA ONE is Korea’s top male group! WANNA ONE will be returning with a 2nd mini album on March 19th. Fans are thrilled to see the boys come back. The album has pre-sold 700K copies. The group recently had a photo shoot for “Star & Style” magazine’s April issue as well. It’s definitely true WANNA ONE is the hottest K-Pop star at the moment.
Congratulations, to all the artists who have proven yet again why they’re killing it in the K-Pop industry.