Last 2022 was a great year for K-pop, filled with new songs, debuts, and memorable events. Along those happenings, some idols made their mark, propelling them into popularity with the help of social media.
Here are the Top 10 most searched K-pop male idols in 2022!
1. BTS V
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BTS V is the most searched K-pop idol in 2022. BTS garnered media attention for various reasons, including their Busan Concert and their album “Yet To Come.”
Due to his attendance at the Celine Fashion Week in Paris and dating allegations involving Jennie of BLACKPINK, BTS V dominated the trending zone of the internet, along with his TikTok videos that were often shared online.
2. BTS Jungkook
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Jungkook, BTS’ golden maknae, claims the No. 2 spot.
In 2022, he featured in Charlie Puth’s song “Left and Right,” and the song “Dreamers.”
Aside from his music releases, his performance at the FIFA World Cup 2022 remains a hot topic to this day.
3. BTS Jimin
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BTS Jimin also received lots of love with his first OST “With You” for K-drama series “Our Blues.”
Aside from his group and solo activities, his V Lives also gained attention.
4. BTS Suga
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In 2022, Suga and PSY worked together on the hit song “That That.” It also dominated the charts, as well as the single “Stay Alive.”
Recently, Suga also went viral for his gorgeous photos.
5. BTS Jin
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Perhaps one of the most talked-about idols in the K-pop community, BTS Jin joins the list due to his military enlistment in 2022. He also released a single with Coldplay, “The Astronaut,” which is well-loved by ARMYs.
6. BTS RM
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BTS leader RM released his debut album “Indigo” in 2022, landing him into one of the most searched idols. RM and the other members also went viral for their appearance at the White House last year, where they spoke about social matters.
7. BTS J-hope
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With numerous appearances on award shows and performances, J-hope obviously had fun last year. He also trended for his 2022 Lollapalooza stage at Chicago, Illinois.
8. ASTRO Cha Eun Woo
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ASTRO Cha Eun Woo trended due to several appearances in fanmeetings, modeling, and a brand new Korean series “Island.”
9. Stray Kids Hyunjin
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Aside from his group activities in 2022, Hyunjin also appeared in Dazed magazine, where he modeled for its February 2023 issue. He also shared his plans for the year, expressing his love for STAYs and Stray Kids.
10. GOT7 Jackson
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Jackson Wang also delivered an energetic show in 2022 by appearing in a Coachella performance. He also made history as the first Chinese artist to ever perform in such event, in association with 88rising.
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