BTS or BlackPink ?
2 of the most popular pop groups in not only Korea, but the world. BTS and Blackpink has taken the world by storm the last 5 years catapulting Korean Pop, or Kpop into the limelight. Honestly, if aliens are discovered by the human race in the near future, even they would probably have heard of these 2 mega groups. We're going to dive into the metrics/statistics for each of these groups to see who is most popular. With that being said, both of these groups are extremely popular, just which ones more? We will give you the numbers and you can decide.
As of September 2021, which is a year old, one of the biggest platforms to measure music video polarity, Youtube, BLACKPINK had amassed 70 million subscribers in 5 years. BTS had about 61 million subscribers, still a number not to be coughed at. BLACKPINK in this instance has about 15% more YouTube subscribers then BTS.
BTS 61 million subscribers
BLACKPINK 70 million subscribers
BTS has 2 accounts that total around 77 million followers
BLACKPINK on the other hand has 5.4 million followers.
BTS 53 million followers
BLACKPINK 44 million followers
Youtube music video views:
How you like that - 1 billion views
DDU-DU-DDU-DU - 1.4 billion views
Kill this Love - 1.4 billion views
DNA - 1.3 billion views
Dynamite - 1.3 billion views
Boy With LUv - 1.4 billion views