All throughout 2018, K-Pop artists have celebrated a series of firsts on the global stage, making a massive impact in the music industry not just in Asia, but in the U.S. and around the world. Their fast tempos, thrilling visual components, and resonant use of melody and storytelling have captivated fans on every continent.
Based on Spotify’s data, K-Pop sensation BTS is the most streamed K-Pop artist in 2018 globally. In addition to that, BTS is also the second most streamed group on Spotify with FAKE LOVE as the top K-Pop song on the platform amassing over 175 million streams.
Following BTS, BLACKPINK, TWICE, EXO, and iKON rounded out the top 5 list of Most Streamed K-Pop Artists in Malaysia.
Check out the top 10 for each category:
Most Streamed K-Pop Artists Globally
5. Red Velvet
10. Monsta X
Most Streamed K-Pop Artists in Malaysia
7. Red Velvet
10. Wanna One
Seems like they’re all groups and they’re going really well. Who’s your favourite?