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These Are The Current 25 Most-Searched K-Pop Artists Based On Wikipedia Page Views : Entertainment Daily

The ongoing WikiProject Korea is a project on Wikipedia that keeps track of views and other data for pages that relate to Korea and Korean entertainment. Every month, they create a list of the most-viewed pages for that month, and it’s a good way to see what topics are trending at any point in time. Many of the most popular articles are related to K-Pop idols and groups, and these were the 25 most-viewed articles for K-Pop artists in April!

25. Jisoo (BLACKPINK)

In April, this article received 89.2k total views (averaging about 3.0k views per day). Here’s what it opens up with:

Kim Ji-soo , known mononymously as Jisoo, is a South Korean singer and actress. She debuted as a member of the girl group BLACKPINK, formed by YG Entertainment, in August 2016. After making her acting debut with a cameo role in the 2015 series The Producers, she played her first leading role in the JTBC series Snowdrop (2021–22).

24. Jennie (BLACKPINK)

In April, this article received 89.6k total views (averaging about 3.0k views per day). Here’s what it opens up with:

Jennie Kim, known mononymously as Jennie, is a South Korean singer and rapper. Born and raised in South Korea, Jennie studied in New Zealand for five years before returning to South Korea in 2010. She debuted as a member of the girl group BLACKPINK, formed by YG Entertainment, in August 2016. In November 2018, Jennie made her debut as a solo artist with the single “Solo”. The song was a commercial success domestically and internationally, topping both the Gaon Digital Chart and Billboards World Digital Songs chart.

23. Jackson (GOT7)

In April, this article received 90.3k total views (averaging about 3.0k views per day). Here’s what it opens up with:

Jackson Wang is a Hong Kong rapper, singer, fashion designer and dancer based in China. He is the founder of record label Team Wang, and is the creative director and lead designer for fashion brand Team Wang Design. He is active in mainland China as a solo artist and television host. He is a member of the South Korean boy group GOT7, and also a member of the Chinese hip hop group Panthepack.

22. EXO

In April, this article received 90.7k total views (averaging about 3.0k views per day). Here’s what it opens up with:

EXO is a South Korean-Chinese boy band based in Seoul that was formed by SM Entertainment in 2011 and debuted in 2012. The group consists of nine members: XiuminSuhoLayBaekhyunChenChanyeolD.O.Kai and Sehun. They are noted for releasing music and performing extensively in Korean, Mandarin, and Japanese.

21. J-Hope (BTS)

In April, this article received 94.4k total views (averaging about 3.1k views per day). Here’s what it opens up with:

Jung Ho-seok, better known by his stage name J-Hope, is a South Korean rapper, songwriter, dancer, and record producer. He made his debut as a member of South Korean boy band BTS in 2013, under BigHit Entertainment. J-Hope released his first solo mixtape, Hope World, in 2018. The album was met with a positive reception from critics, and peaked at number 38 on the Billboard 200 in the United States, making him the highest-charting solo Korean artist on the ranking at the time

20. Rowoon (SF9)

In April, this article received 96.8k total views (averaging about 3.2k views per day). Here’s what it opens up with:

Kim Seok-woo, better known by his stage name Rowoon, is a South Korean singer, actor and model. He is a member of the K-Pop boy band SF9 as a lead vocalist. As an actor, he is known for his roles in television series Extraordinary You (2019), She Would Never Know (2021), The King’s Affection (2021) and Tomorrow (2022).

19. TWICE

In April, this article received 97.1k total views (averaging about 3.2k views per day). Here’s what it opens up with:

TWICE is a South Korean girl group formed by JYP Entertainment. The group is composed of nine members: NayeonJeongyeonMomoSanaJihyoMinaDahyunChaeyoung, and Tzuyu. Twice was formed under the television program Sixteen (2015) and debuted on October 20, 2015, with the extended play (EP) The Story Begins.

18. Bona (Cosmic Girls/WJSN)

In April, this article received 101.4k total views (averaging about 3.4k views per day). Here’s what it opens up with:

Kim Ji-yeon, better known by her stage name Bona, is a South Korean singer and actress. She is a member of the South Korean-Chinese girl group WJSN, and also its sub-unit WJSN The Black. She made her acting debut in the KBS2 drama Hit the Top (2017), and was cast as the female lead in the teen drama Girls’ Generation 1979 (2018). Most recently, Bona gained recognition for her portrayal as world champion and gold medalist fencer Ko Yu-rim in the tvN drama Twenty-Five Twenty-One (2022).

17. Stray Kids

In April, this article received 103.2k total views (averaging about 3.4k views per day). Here’s what it opens up with:

Stray Kids is a South Korean boy band formed by JYP Entertainment through the 2017 reality show of the same name. The group is composed of eight members: Bang Chan, Lee Know, Changbin, Hyunjin, Han, Felix, Seungmin, and I.N. Originally a nine-piece group, member Woojin left due to undisclosed personal reasons in October 2019. Stray Kids released their pre-debut extended play (EP) Mixtape in January 2018 and officially debuted on March 25 with the EP I Am Not.

16. Hyungsik (ZE:A)

In April, this article received 107.9k total views (averaging about 3.6k views per day). Here’s what it opens up with:

Park Hyung-sik, known mononymously as Hyungsik, is a South Korean singer, actor, and dancer. He is a member of the South Korean boy group ZE:A, and its sub-group ZE:A Five. As an actor, he is known for his roles in The Heirs (2013), High Society (2015), Hwarang: The Poet Warrior Youth (2016), Strong Girl Bong-soon (2017), Suits (2018),and Happiness (2021). He stars in drama series, as well as in movies and musical theatre productions.

15. IU

In April, this article received 108.0k total views (averaging about 3.6k views per day). Here’s what it opens up with:

Lee Ji-eun, known professionally as IU, is a South Korean singer-songwriter, record producer and actress. The name IU is a combination of ‘I’ and ‘you’ meaning “you and I become one through music”. She signed with Kakao M in 2007 as a trainee and debuted as a singer at the age of fifteen with her first mini album Lost and Found (2008). Although her follow-up albums, Growing Up and IU…IM, brought mainstream success, it was after the release of “Good Day”, the lead single from her 2010 album Real, that she achieved national stardom.

14. Jonghyun (SHINee)

In April, this article received 118.4k total views (averaging about 3.9k views per day). Here’s what it opens up with:

Kim Jong-hyun, better known mononymously as Jonghyun, was a South Korean singer-songwriter, record producer, radio host, and author under the SM Entertainment label. He was the main vocalist of the South Korean boy band SHINee for nine years, releasing twelve albums with the group in both Korean and Japanese. He also participated in SM Entertainment’s project group, SM the Ballad, for the release of two EP albums. He was regarded as one of the best vocalists in South Korea. He also received praise for his artistic control and involvement in the creation of his music, which are rare in K-Pop.

13. Jimin (BTS)

In April, this article received 120.2k total views (averaging about 4.0k views per day). Here’s what it opens up with:

Park Ji-min, known mononymously as Jimin, is a South Korean singer and dancer. In 2013, he made his debut as a member of the South Korean boy group BTS, under the record label BigHit Entertainment.

12. PSY

In April, this article received 125.9k total views (averaging about 4.2k views per day). Here’s what it opens up with:

Park Jae-sang, known professionally as PSY, is a South Korean singer, rapper, songwriter, and record producer. PSY is known domestically for his humorous videos and stage performances, and internationally for his hit single “Gangnam Style”. The song’s refrain was entered into The Yale Book of Quotations as one of the most famous quotations of 2012.

11. RM (BTS)

In April, this article received 126.3k total views (averaging about 4.2k views per day). Here’s what it opens up with:

Kim Nam-joon, known professionally as RM, is a South Korean rapper, songwriter and record producer. He is the leader of the South Korean boy group BTS. In 2015, he released his first solo mixtape, RM. In October 2018, his second mixtape, Mono, was the highest-charting album by a Korean soloist on the Billboard 200 chart, having peaked at number 26. He has recorded with artists such as WaleYounhaWarren GGaekoKrizz KalikoMFBTYFall Out BoyPrimary, and Lil Nas X.

10. Suga (BTS)

In April, this article received 126.6k total views (averaging about 4.2k views per day). Here’s what it opens up with:

Min Yoon-gi, known professionally by his stage names Suga and Agust D, is a South Korean rapper, songwriter and record producer. Managed by BigHit Entertainment, he debuted as a member of the South Korean boy band BTS in 2013. In 2016, he released his first solo mixtape, Agust D. In 2018, he re-released the mixtape for digital purchase and streaming. The reissue reached number three on Billboards World Albums Chart.

9. Lisa (BLACKPINK)

In April, this article received 126.8k total views (averaging about 4.2k views per day). Here’s what it opens up with:

Lalisa Manobal, known mononymously as Lisa, is a Thai rapper, singer and dancer based in South Korea. She is a member of the South Korean girl group BLACKPINK formed by YG Entertainment. Lisa made her solo debut with her single album Lalisa in September 2021. The album sold over 736,000 copies in its release week in South Korea, making her the first female artist to do so.

8. 2NE1

In April, this article received 127.9k total views (averaging about 4.3k views per day). Here’s what it opens up with:

2NE1 was a South Korean girl group formed by YG Entertainment, which was active between 2009 and 2016. The group was composed of four members: BomCLDara, and Minzy. Known for breaking typical stereotypes of K-pop, musical experimentation, fashion, and stage presence, they are recognized for expanding girl group styles in the Korean music industry and have become one of the leading figures of the Korean wave.

7. Jin (BTS)

In April, this article received 128.4k total views (averaging about 4.3k views per day). Here’s what it opens up with:

Kim Seok-jin, also known professionally as Jin, is a South Korean singer, songwriter, and member of the South Korean boy band BTS since June 2013. Kim has co-written and released three solo tracks with BTS: “Awake” (2016), “Epiphany” (2018), and “Moon” (2020), all of which have charted on South Korea’s Gaon Digital Chart. In 2019, Kim released his first independent song, the digital track “Tonight”. He also appeared on the 2016 Hwarang: The Poet Warrior Youth soundtrack alongside BTS member V. Kim has received critical praise for his falsetto and emotional range as a singer.

6. BIGBANG

In April, this article received 160.4k total views (averaging about 5.3k views per day). Here’s what it opens up with:

BIGBANG is a South Korean boy band formed by YG Entertainment. The group consists of four members: G-DragonT.O.PTaeyang, and Daesung. Originally a five-piece band, Seungri retired from the entertainment industry in March 2019. Dubbed the “Kings of K-Pop”, they helped spread the Korean Wave internationally and are considered one of the most influential acts in K-Pop. They are known for their trendsetting musical experimentation, self-production, and stage presence.

5. Jungkook (BTS)

In April, this article received 175.7k total views (averaging about 5.9k views per day). Here’s what it opens up with:

Jeon Jung-kook, known mononymously as Jungkook, is a South Korean singer and songwriter. He is the youngest member and vocalist of the South Korean boy band BTS.

4. BLACKPINK

In April, this article received 179.7k total views (averaging about 6.0k views per day). Here’s what it opens up with:

BLACKPINK is a South Korean girl group formed by YG Entertainment, consisting of members Jisoo, Jennie, Rosé, and Lisa. The group debuted in August 2016 with their single album Square One, which featured “Whistle” and “Boombayah”, their first number-one entries on South Korea’s Gaon Digital Chart and the Billboard World Digital Song Sales chart, respectively.

3. V (BTS)

In April, this article received 236.5k total views (averaging about 7.9k views per day). Here’s what it opens up with:

Kim Tae-hyung, also known professionally as V, is a South Korean singer and songwriter. He is a member of the South Korean boy band BTS.

2. Kim Sejeong

In April, this article received 313.3k total views (averaging about 10.4k views per day). Here’s what it opens up with:

Kim Se-jeong, known mononymously as Sejeong, is a South Korean singer and actress. She finished second in Mnet‘s girl group survival show Produce 101, becoming a member of the project girl group I.O.I. She was also a member of Jellyfish Entertainment‘s girl group gugudan. She is currently active as a solo artist and actress, best known for her lead roles in the television series School 2017 (2017), I Wanna Hear Your Song (2019), The Uncanny Counter (2020–2021), and Business Proposal (2022).

1. BTS

In April, this article received 636.7k total views (averaging about 21.2k views per day). Here’s what it opens up with:

BTS, also known as the Bangtan Boys, is a South Korean boy band that was formed in 2010 and debuted in 2013 under BigHit Entertainment. The septet—consisting of members Jin, Suga, J-Hope, RM, Jimin, V, and Jungkook—co-writes and co-produces much of their own output. Originally a hip-hop group, their musical style has evolved to include a wide range of genres. Their lyrics, often focused on personal and social commentary, touch on the themes of mental health, troubles of school-age youth and coming-of-age, loss, the journey towards loving oneself, and individualism. Their work also often references literature and psychological concepts and includes an alternative universe storyline.



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