Here Are Just Some Of The Idols Who've Revealed Themselves As Big-Time Fans Of K-Pop Queen IU

IU is a K-pop legend, and it’s easy to see why! Her stunning vocals and fantastic discography have made her a long, storied career in the industry, and she recently celebrated her 14th debut anniversary. She’s not only got a huge fanbase in South Korea and all over the world, but she’s also got more than a few of her fellow idols hooked on her music! If you’re a big-time fan, you’re not alone – these stars prove that you’re in good company!

TWICE’s Nayeon, Jihyo, and Jeongyeon

The eldest TWICE member has been a longtime fan of IU, even revealing that she received a ring as a gift from the singer that she wears every day. She shared a few photos backstage at IU’s most recent concert series “The Golden Hour,” and fellow TWICE members Jihyo and Jeongyeon also shared photos from the show.

ATEEZ’s Jongho

ATEEZ’s Jongho covered IU’s song “Love Poem” along with BTOB’s Eunkwang and Stray Kids’ Seungmin during “Kingdom: Legendary War,” and he was lucky enough to get noticed by the star! He took to Instagram to express his gratitude in a heartfelt message, and he also attended her concert last month.

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VIVIZ member Umji uploaded her “Celebrity” challenge back in January of last year and caught the attention of IU herself! She’s a major fan, frequently posting and recommending IU’s songs, and she also attended “The Golden Hour” concert with fellow VIVIZ members SinB and Eunha.

TXT’s Soobin and Beomgyu

TXT’s Beomgyu has made it clear that he’s an IU fan, frequently recommending her songs and playing her music on livestreams. He and Soobin both attended “The Golden Hour” series as well, and the pair gushed over their experience of the show on Twitter and Weverse.


You might say that the ITZY members are the epitome of successful fangirls because they even got to star on “IU’s Palette” and meet their idol! Not only that, but IU also invited them to perform onstage as a part of her recent concert. It’s safe to say that they’ll definitely be lifelong fans of the singer!


Many members of THE BOYZ have been very open about their love for IU’s music, and several members attended her “The Golden Hour” concert – including Jacob and Kevin, the latter of whom posted this video of Jacob getting ready to cheer her on! Hyunjae has also recommended her songs in the past, and he even posted a cover.

T-ara’s Jiyeon

No surprises here – Jiyeon of T-ara and IU have been besties for years, so of course she’s a huge fan! She celebrated IU’s concert with a series of super sweet Instagram stories, and the pair have been supporting each other in their careers and personal lives through their friendship.

BTS’s J-Hope and Jungkook

J-Hope of BTS was a guest on “IU’s Palette,” and he was totally starstruck by his idol! The pair had a fun time performing together on the show, and he attended her concert with fellow BTS member Jungkook – another major fan of IU. Both BTS and IU are K-pop legends in their own right, so it’s cool to see them supporting each other!

She’s the idol of idols – can you name any other celebrities who are fans of IU? Tell us in the comments!

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