LIVE

The group was followed by fan-favorites Kanye West, Beyoncé and Drake

By Darlene Aderoju
February 18, 2021 07:00 PM
Advertisement
BTS
BTS
| Credit: John Shearer/Getty

BTS has done it again.

The Korean boy band topped the list of 2020 Most Tweeted About Musicians in the U.S for the fourth year in a row, according to a recently released Twitter survey which rounded up the most trending topics of last year for the platform.

Kanye West was the second most tweeted about artist of the year, followed by Beyoncé and Drake.

Coming in fifth, sixth and seventh place respectively were fan-favorite K-Pop groups ATEEZ, NCT and EXO. U.S. hitmakers Megan Thee Stallion, Harry Styles and Bad Bunny rounded out the list as the eighth, ninth and tenth most tweeted-about music stars domestically in 2020.

AMERICAN MUSIC AWARDS 2020
BTS
| Credit: GETTY IMAGES

The BTS septet — composed of members RM, Jin, Suga, J-Hope, Jimin, V, and Jungkook — were also the No. 1 most mentioned K-Pop artists worldwide, followed by NCT and EXO.

More notable social media news for the band, their hit songs "Dynamite, "ON," "Black Swan" and "Life Goes On" were the top four most tweeted about tracks. Korean boy band GOT7 earned the fifth spot with their smash record "Breath."

BTS were the most mentioned artist for K-pop on Twitter which set a new record of 6.7 billion tweets in 2020, according to Twitter's report. This marked a 10 percent increase for K-pop conversations year-over-year. Globally, most tweets about K-pop were generated from Twitter users in Indonesia and Thailand, followed by South Korea, the Philippines and the U.S.

On March 14, BTS could win the Grammy Award for best pop duo/group performance for their mega-hit song "Dynamite." This nod makes them the first-ever K-Pop group to receive a nomination from the Recording Academy.