On December 16, Instagram revealed the most followed Korean Instagram accounts and hashtags for 2019.
For the K-Pop category, #방탄소년단 (BTS) took the number one spot with #아이유 (IU) and #아이린 (Irene) following right behind.
As for the account with the most followers, numbers 1 through 10 were all idol members. We can see that BLACKPINK’s individual member accounts as well as their official group account were all in the top 10 list. BTS’s official account and EXO’s Chanyeol, Sehun, and Baekhyun were also seen on the list. BIGBANG‘s G-Dragon also made it onto the top 10 list as well.
Here are the Instagram accounts for the Top 10 most followed Korean Instagram accounts for this year:
1. BLACKPINK’s Lisa
2. BLACKPINK’s Jennie
3. BLACKPINK’s Rosé
4. BLACKPINK’s Jisoo
5. BLACKPINK’s Official Account
6. BTS’s Official Account
7. EXO’s Chanyeol
8. EXO’s Sehun
9. EXO’s Baekhyun
10. BIGBANG’s G-Dragon