Top 5 most followed K-pop artists on Spotify in 2022

K-pop is a genre that is dominating across the globe and Spotify is one of the best places to find South Korean artists. Here are the 5 top K-pop groups in 2022.

K-pop has been growing exponentially in recent years and popular groups such as BTS and BLACKPINK have been topping charts in their home turf and across the globe.

The time of K-pop dominance is now. Spotify has said worldwide K-pop streams are averaging 7.97bn monthly plays. That’s up 27% from 2021. Spotify recently launched its service in South Korea, and its K-pop playlists are incredibly popular. 

With all this in mind, we wanted to highlight the top K-pop groups on Spotify in 2022. 


1. BTS

45.6 million followers

It probably comes as no surprise to see BTS at the top of this list. The group currently has 45.6 million followers on Spotify, with an impressive 39.9 million streams. Their most-streamed song is “Dynamite,” with 1.2 billion streams.


2. BLACKPINK

28.2 million followers

BLACKPINK comes in second place with 28.2 million followers on Spotify, with 13.6 million monthly listeners. Their most-streamed song is “Kill This Love,” with 579 million streams.


3. TWICE

12.4 million followers

TWICE boast 12.4 million followers on Spotify, with 10 million monthly listeners. Their most-streamed song is the hit single “Fancy,” with 284 million streams.


4. EXO

8.8 million followers

EXO currently has 8.8 million followers on Spotify, with an impressive 4.3 million monthly listeners. Their most-streamed song is “Love Shot,” which has 207 million streams.


5. Stray Kids

7.07 million followers

Stray Kids currently have 7.07 million followers on Spotify, and 5.74 million monthly listeners. Their most-streamed song is “God’s Menu,” with 158 million streams.


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