BTS, EXO, And BLACKPINK Are 2019's Top 3 Most Tweeted About K-Pop Groups In The PH

There's no denying the *power* of Pinoy stans!
PHOTO: (LEFT) Twitter/bts_twt, (RIGHT) Twitter/weareoneexo

What was previously considered an ~uncool~ and totally niche music genre, K-pop has blown up in recent years to become an unstoppable global phenomenon. Pinoys, of course, have been long-time lovers of ~all things Korean~, that's why it's no surprise that K-pop fans dominated social media, specifically Twitter (where all the stans lurk, FYI), for their fangirling.

And since 2019 is about to end, Twitter Philippines released its list of Top 10 most tweeted about K-pop groups in the PH, with BTS, EXO, and BLACKPINK securing the Top 3 spots:

1. BTS

2019 was definitely a career HIGH for BTS! In April, they released their sixth EP Map Of The Soul: Persona which was received with massive commercial and critical success worldwide. They also recently concluded their record-breaking Love Yourself: Speak Yourself world tour and are reportedly gearing up for a comeback in early 2020.

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2. EXO

Two EXO members, Xiumin and D.O., enlisted in the military this year, but that didn't stop the rest of the boys from touring EXO Planet #5 – ExplOration all over Asia, including a two-day stop in Manila. EXO also successfully released their comeback album Obsession in November.

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3. BLACKPINK

BLACKPINK made two stops in the PH this year: the first in February for their world tour and another in June for a fan meet. BLINKs also got super excited with the recent news that the girls are reportedly making a comeback in 2020. But an undeniable highlight of their year: In April, BLACKPINK was the first female K-pop group to perform at Coachella!

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Making up the rest of the Top 10 list: 4. SEVENTEEN, 5. TOMORROW X TOGETHER, 6. GOT7, 7. TWICE, 8. Red Velvet, 9. Stray Kids, and 10. NCT 127.

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