BLACKPINK is "hidden" still "swordfish" is extremely terrible on YouTube, looking at the numbers compared to BTS is shocking

An NhiDec 14, 2021 at 16:05

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BLACKPINK and BTS both reached the top of the ranking of the highest-earning Kpop idols on YouTube in 2021.

Many K-pop artists, if not all, have created YouTube channels for themselves or their groups as it is one of the largest social media platforms in the world. And of course, with YouTube's advertising policy, Kpop idols also have the ability to earn extremely high income with their music videos and videos with tens of millions of views.

Recently, Forbes has released a list of 10 channels of Kpop idols making the most m.oney on YouTube this year. Besides the breakthroughs from Gen 4 groups, once again fans see BLACKPINK and BTS "compared" with each other.

10. TXT

TXT is BTS's junior group, under the company HYBE and debuted in 2019. TXT's debut album reached number 140 on the US Billboard 200 chart, becoming the first album of a K-pop b.oy group to hold the No. highest position in history.

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The MV with the highest views of TXT so far is the title song of the first album "CROWN" with 147 million views. And according to YouTube data, TXT is the group that gets paid nearly 1 million USD (980 thousand USD) for videos on this platform.

9. aespa

aespa is a g.irl group under the management of the "big man" SM, debuted on November 17, 2020 but quickly captured the air on all fronts of showbiz, making many impressive achievements. threatened" to BLACKPINK's No. aespa consists of 4 members Karina, Giselle, Winter and Ningning, all possessing "surreal" visuals, outstanding and special in Kpop, making every time the 4 girls appear, they surprise and stir netizens.

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The video with the most views of aespa on YouTube so far is the debut MV "Black Mamba" with 193 million views. aespa is also the youngest KPOP group to earn the most m.oney on YouTube with about $1.2 million.

8. IU

8th place is her YouTube channel "national sister" IU. Her channel's 7.18 million subscribers can not only enjoy colorful music parties but also watch "Mrs. IU vlog" with behind-the-scenes footage of advertisements, concerts or TV shows. This year, Forbes reports IU's revenue from the platform at $1.4 million.

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7. EXO

7th place is the SM b.oy group - EXO with 1.5 million USD. EXO is the group that opened the Gen3 generation of KPOP, despite many member disturbances, since debuting in 2012, EXO has always maintained its position of power and popularity. Besides, the solo careers of the group members are also very successful such as Kai, Baekhyun, Lay, Chen, DO..

The MV with the most views of EXO so far is Love S.hot with 476 million views, even though it was only 2 years ago. In addition, EXO also owns more than 10 MVs with over 100 million - 400 million views.

6. MAMAMOO

MAMAMOO surpassed both EXO and IU to rank 6th with a YouTube earnings of $1.5 million.

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MAMAMOO is always considered as the all-round talented g.irl group of KPOP. All 4 girls in the group can sing, rap, dance, compose music, and are rated by critics as the best KPOP group when debuting in 2014. MAMAMOO's highest-viewed MV is currently HIP. with 306 million views. In addition, the members of MAMAMOO have all performed solo and achieved the same results as the group.

5. BamBam (GOT7)

GOT7's Thai rapper is probably the youngest KPOP idol to earn the most m.oney on YouTube with $1.5 million. Bambam was born in 1997, in addition to rapping, he can also sing and compose music. Bambam also released his solo single Make It Right in 1017 for the Thai motorcycle line. Bambam also runs a fashion business with the DoubleB clothing line...

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4. Seventeen

Joining in the list of 10 Kpop idols with the highest income from YouTube of the year is Seventeen with their 7.29 million YouTube channel. $1.7 million is the number Forbes reported from the Pledis b.oy band's income from this American online video sharing platform.

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3. NCT Dream

With the YouTube channel NCT DREAM, the 7-member SM group also has a huge income of $ 1.9 million this year, excellently ranked 3rd on this list. With the increasing popularity as well as the love of many Kpop fans, NCT Dream's YouTube channel currently has 4.27 million followers after more than 4 years of establishment.

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2. BLACKPINK

It is not surprising that the 2nd place belongs to BLACKPINK. Kpop fans are so used to the scene where the 4 girls explode every time a clip is released, the interaction increases rapidly and the media pays great attention.

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Recently, the group also set a record as the artist with the most subscribed YouTube channel and also reached the milestone of 70 million subscribers the fastest. Therefore, the income of the YG g.irl group is also very "hard", 10 times higher than other idols: 11.6 million USD. It can be seen that, although it has been a long time without a comeback, the distance between BLACKPINK and BTS is not too far.

1. BTS

2nd place is BLACKPINK, then No.1 is of course BTS with YouTube channel BANGTANTV with 61.8 million subscribers. With a strong global reputation, in the past year, the 7 boys of the HYBE family not only released "on top" songs like Permission To Dance or Butter, but also brought "quality like distilled water" music stages. . BTS's clips are always eagerly awaited by fans and "seeding".

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According to Forbes, this year BTS' income from YouTube is 16.5 million USD, the highest among Kpop idols operating on this platform.

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