Instagram loved K-pop most of all music genres this year

December 3, 2015
(G-Dragon Instagram)

(G-Dragon Instagram)

K-pop was the most-mentioned music genre worldwide on Instagram this year, according to the popular photo social networking app.

Instagram announced the year’s hottest topics by country Thursday, Yonhap reported.

K-pop was ahead of hip-hop and rap, R&B, rock and electronic dance music when it came to most mentions — including comments — among app users around the globe.

G-Dragon led the list of the genre’s stars with most gained followers at 3 million, trailed by Girls’ Generation’s Taeyeon and EXO members Chanyeol, Baekhyun and Sehun.

Big Bang’s TOP, former Girls’ Generation vocalist Jessica and f(x)’s Krystal drew attention for gaining the most followers in a short period of time upon opening new accounts this year.

South Korean Instagrammers’ favorite location to tag this year was Dongdaemun Design Plaza.


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