15 Most Buzzworthy K-pop Idols THIS May 2024: IVE Jang Wonyoung, ASTRO Cha Eun Woo, More!

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Many K-pop groups made buzz this May 2024 with their music releases, activities, social media presence, achievements, and many more. However, the noise surrounding individual K-pop idols was also evident.

To measure their popularity, the Korean Business Research Institute officially released their brand reputation rankings involving all individual K-pop idols. According to sources, the organization collected data from April 23 to May 23.

The results were then determined by analyzing factors such as the engagement of the consumers, media index, communication, community awareness, and the overall exposure of the idols.

Here are the 15 most popular K-pop idols in May 2024!

1.    IVE Jang Wonyoung

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Jang Wonyoung successfully claimed No. 1 with a brand reputation index of 4,814,980.

2.    ASTRO Cha Eun Woo

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Cha Eun Woo followed suit on No. 2 with a brand reputation index of 4,802,095.

3.    IVE An Yujin

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IVE’s leader Ahn Yujin claimed No. 3 after seeing a brand reputation index of 3,998,536.

4.    BLACKPINK Jennie

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Jennie trailed on No. 4 with a brand reputation index of 3,050,691.

5.    Girls’ Generation Taeyeon

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Taeyeon rounded the top five with a brand reputation index of 2,833,943.

6.    BTS Jimin

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With a brand reputation index of 2,553,867, Jimin made it on No. 6.

7.    BTS Jungkook

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The No. 7 spot was claimed by Jungkook, who received a brand reputation index of 2,440,616.

8.    RIIZE Wonbin

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Wonbin made it on No. 8 with an index of 2.313.800.

9.    ILLIT Wonhee

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Wonhee managed to garner a brand reputation index of 2,069, 609, earning her ninth place.

10.  BLACKPINK Jisoo

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Jisoo completed the top 10 with an index of 2,057,326.

11.  BTS V

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V of BTS gathered a brand reputation index of 1,871,330, which earned him No. 11.

12.  ILLIT Minju

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In No. 12, Minji placed with a brand reputation index of 1,869.057.

13.  BLACKPINK Lisa

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For the month of May, Lisa collected a brand reputation index of 1,659,713, placing her at No. 13.

14.  BTS Jin

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With a brand reputation index of 1,620,209, Jin secured No. 14.

15.  Apink Yoon Bomi

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Yoon Bomi made it on No. 15 after receiving a brand reputation index of 1,522,932.

See the remaining ones below:

16.  BTS RM

17.  NewJeans Minji

18.  Wanna One Kang Daniel

19.  ILLIT Yunah

20.  NewJeans Hanni

21.  Girls’ Generation Sooyoung

22.  BTS Suga

23.  Apink Eunji

24.  NewJeans Danielle

25.  ILLIT Moka

26.  aespa Karina

27.  NewJeans Hyein

28.  OH MY GIRL Arin

29.  NCT Doyoung

30.  THE BOYZ Juyeon

Which K-pop idols on the list are your favorite artists? Do you have a bias among them? Let us know in the comments below!