BTS V ranked first as the most searched K-pop idol in the world.
BTS V was the most searched K-pop idol on the internet. According to Google’s cumulative trend data, with the biggest search volume from 2013, when BTS began, to January 2022.
V scored top on Google as the most searched K-pop idol in 2016, 2017, 2018, 2020, and 2021, when BTS became a globally popular group.
He was named the number one ‘most sought star among Asian celebrities’ in 2021, which came as a surprise. According to Google data collected between January 1, 2021 and December 14, 2021, V ranked first in the ‘Google Highest Searched Asian Celebrities 100’, with the most search trends among Asian celebrities other than K-pop idols.
V has an unrivalled number of views on Wikipedia, one of the social popularity metrics acknowledged alongside Google Trends. V has received the most views among K-pop artists since Wikipedia began providing an official ranking service.
For the first time as a K-pop artist, V at Wikipedia’s English page surpassed 10 million views, demonstrating his immense social influence.
V was named the world’s most renowned K-pop idol for two consecutive years by foreign media based on data such as Google searches, Instagram followers, and Guinness World Records.
Zagran News, which has the second-largest number of publications in India, has also demonstrated his popularity and influence by rating V in the list of the “Top 10 Most Famous K-Pop Idols in the World.”