On October 9, a South Korean online community forum user shared query results, revealing the top 10 most searched K-pop idols by teenagers on Naver in 2021. Keep on reading to see who made the top ten!
The user-selected filters to include users of all genders aged up to 18 on both the Naver mobile app and the desktop site. In addition, the search results take into account searches from January to September 2021.
10. ITZY Yuna
ITZY's lead rapper, lead dancer, sub-vocalist, visual, and maknae Yuna is ranked in tenth place. She is the only member of ITZY to make the list.
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9. Oh My Girl Arin
Arin, Oh My Girl's lead dancer, sub-vocalist, and maknae, ranked at ninth place on this list. Similar to Yuna, she is the only member of her group to make the top ten.
8. aespa Winter
Taking home the eighth place is aespa's lead vocalist, lead dancer, and visual, Winter! She is one of the two aespa members to make the top ten on this list!
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7. aespa Karina
Karina, aespa's leader, main dancer, lead rapper, sub-vocalist, and face of the group, ranked at seventh place. She is the second aespa member to make the top ten and is the highest-ranking member of her group.
6. Girls' Generation Taeyeon
Sitting at sixth place is Girls' Generation's leader and main vocalist, Taeyeon! Currently, she is mostly known as a soloist and is promoting her solo material. She is the only member of Girls' Generation to make the top ten.
5. LOONA Chuu
Chuu, LOONA's vocalist, rapper, and face of the group, ranked fifth place. Chuu is known not just for LOONA but for her appearance on variety shows and her YouTube channel. She is the only LOONA member to make the top ten.
4. Red Velvet Irene
Red Velvet's leader, main rapper, lead dancer, sub-vocalist, visual, and center Irene is ranked in fourth place. She is the only member of Red Velvet to make the top ten.
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3. Jang Wonyoung
Jang Wonyoung ranked at third place on this list. Previously, she was active as a member of IZ*ONE, where she acted as the group's leader, sub-vocalist, sub-rapper, center, and maknae.
2. BLACKPINK Rosé
Taking home second place is BLACKPINK's main vocalist and lead dancer, Rosé! This year, the idol debuted as a soloist. She is the second BLACKPINK member to rank in the top ten.
1. BLACKPINK Jennie
Jennie, BLACKPINK's main rapper and lead vocalist, took home first place. She is currently the most searched female K-pop idol by teenagers in 2021. Additionally, she is one of the two BLACKPINK members to rank in the top ten and is the highest member of her group.
Congratulations to the girls who made the top ten!
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Written by Alexa Lewis