EXO, BEAST, INFINITE, and More Included in Top Mentioned K-Pop Names on Twitter in 2014

2014-12-27 11:05:54 2014-12-27 11:05:54

A list of the top 10 most mentioned names in K-Pop—both in Korea and globally—on the social media platform Twitter during the year of 2014 has been compiled and revealed.

Many fans of K-Pop utilize a number of different social networking services to share and express their love for the music and its artists. With Twitter as one of the most commonly used platforms for this purpose, similar to Tumblr’s most-reblogged artists, the following list may show a strong indication of the most trending, most popular, or most talked-about groups in K-Pop throughout the entire year amongst Twitter users.

The most notable name on these rankings is EXO, as the group came in at first on both the domestic and global list. In second and third in Korea are BEAST and INFINITE, respectively. On the other hand, Super Junior and GOT7 took charge of the number two and three spot on the global ranks.

Check out Twitter’s breakdown of the most mentioned K-Pop names:

Korea Ranking 
1. EXO
2. BEAST
3. INFINITE
4. Super Junior
5. KARA
6. Block B
7. VIXX
8. Teen Top
9. B1A4
10. BIGBANG

Global Ranking
1. EXO
2. Super Junior
3. GOT7
4. Girls’ Generation
5. BEAST
6. INFINITE
7. 2NE1
8. BIGBANG
9. TVXQ
10. 2PM
twitter ranking