Wednesday, July 17, 2024

BTS’ V aka Kim Taehyung becomes most searched K-pop idol on Google’s worldwide mid-year 2024 report – N.F Times

Seoul: BTS’ Kim Taehyung, who is widely known by his stage name V, made headlines for being the most-searched K-pop idol in 2024 on Google. About Music posted the names of 15 K-pop idols on their official X account, @AboutMusicYT, which includes BTS’ Jungkook, Jimin, BLACKPINK’s Lisa, and more.

Despite being in military service and away from the limelight, the Scenery singer-songwriter has continuously made headlines, which further demonstrated his global appeal. Recently, the artist dropped the concept photos of his upcoming photo book, TYPE 1, via BIGHIT MUSIC, which is set to be released on July 9.

Furthermore, in May 2024, BTS V’s debut solo album, Layover, crossed over 100 million Spotify plays on each track, including Slow Dancing (Piano Ver.). His album became the first solo album by a K-pop singer to achieve this milestone. The album was released on September 8, 2023, and in 258 days all of its tracks hit 100 million streams, marking it the fastest album by an Asian performer to do so.

On Google Trends, the most searched keywords worldwide are BTS V, Kim Taehyung, Love Me Again song, Slow Dancing song by V, and bts v layover, among others.Meanwhile, About Music shared the names of 15 K-pop idols who were the most searched on Google in 2024:

BTS Taehyung
BTS Jungkook
ASTRO Cha Eun-woo
BTS Jimin
BTS Suga
aespa Karina
Stray Kids Hyunjin
IVE Wonyoung

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