BTS vs Blackpink: Who is More Successful?

Have you ever thought, who is the most successful group in the K-pop industry? Or who is more popular, BTS or Blackpink? 

From the start, there is intense competition between the both. Moreover, during the lockdown, the craze among the people for both groups went very high.

Let us find out which K-pop group is more popular and successful by comparing their various aspects.

BTS Member Profile.

BTS stands for Bangtan Sonyeondan, meaning bulletproof proof boy’s scout, is a group of seven charming and handsome Korean males.

Many girls are fans of this group. It is managed by Big Hit Music. The members of BTS are as follows:

Kim Namjoon

  Also known as Rap Monster, he is the first member and leader of BTS in 2010. He is the rapper in the group. 

He started rapping in his sixth class by listening to the Epic High Pop group.

Kim Seokjin

 Jin, the vocalist of the group, is the fourth member of the group. Although he wanted to be an actor he ended up being a trainee in BigHit Company.

Min Yoongi

Suga was nicknamed by the CEO of BigHit Company because of his sweet smile that looks like sugar.

He is the lead Rapper and the producer of BTS.

Jung Hoseok

Particularly J-hope was known as a dancer before joining BTS. He was assigned as a rapper and the main dancer for the group.

Park Jimin

Jimin was the last member to join the group of BTS. He is the main vocalist and lead dancer in the band.

Kim Taehyung

BTS V is the most handsome man in the world.

He is the songwriter and the vocalist for the group.

He came from a family of farmer’s background. He also loves acting and has acted in the Korean series Hwarang.

Jeon Jungkook

Jungkook is the youngest member of BTS. He is the main vocalist, songwriter, and main face of BTS.

Blackpink Member Profile

Blackpink, active from 2016, is a worldwide famous k-pop group breaking new records day by day. Blackpink consists of four talented and beautiful females as follows:

Lalisa Manoban

Lisa is the youngest member of Blackpink.

She is from Buriram province, Thailand. She is a great rapper as well as a singer.

 In addition to this, she is the main dancer of the group. She is fluent in many languages such as Thai, Korean, English, Japanese and Chinese.

Moreover, her solo songs are very famous.

Roseanne Park

Rosé is the vocalist of the group. She is from Auckland, New Zealand. She is fluent in English and Korean.

Kim Jennie

Jennie is a rapper and singer of Blackpink.

She is fluent in Korean, Japanese, and English.

She was the first member of Blackpink to release her individual track.

Kim Jisoo

Jisoo is the earliest member of the band.

She has acted in various music videos and TV commercials.

Though she can’t speak English fluently, she can speak Korean, Japanese, and Chinese.

Debut of the groups in the K-pop Industry

BTS entered the K-pop Industry before Blackpink. The members were finalized by the Big Hit Music company in 2012.

Their first musical debut was in 2013 with the first single album 2 Cool 4 Skool of the series Skool Trilogy.

Blackpink’s members were finalized in 2016 after their training period of 4-6 years.

 Their debut began with the release of the single album ‘Square One’ including songs ‘Boombayah’ and ‘Whistle’.

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Which Group is More Successful? BTS vs Blackpink ranking in different categories

It is hard to find which group is more successful but we will decide by comparing their statistics.

BTS vs Blackpink album sales

BTS has the most selling album which is “Map of the Soul: 7” with a Global Sales of 45,75,000. It is the best-selling kpop album of all time. It consists of these BTS songs:

● Persona,

● Boy With Luv,

● Make it Right

● Jamais vu

● Dionysus

● Interlude: Shadow

● Black Swan

● Filter

● My Time

● Louder than bombs

● On

● Ugh!

● 00:00

● Inner Child

● Friends

● Moon

● Respect

● We are Bulletproof

● Ego

On the other hand, Blackpink’s ‘The Album’ sold around 1,510,000 albums. The album consists of:

● How you like that?

● Pretty savage.

● Ice cream

● Bet you wanna

● Lovesick girls

● Crazy over you

● Love to hate me

● You never know

Youtube stats

The most viewed song of BTS is ‘Boy With Luv’

with 140 crore views and 2.4 crore likes on the video. They have

Whereas, the most viewed song of Blackpink is ‘Ddu-Ddu Ddu-Du’ with 175 crore views and 1.9 crore likes. They have 6.99 subscribers in total.

Net worth (2022)

The net worth of BTS is around $100 million.

With J-hope being the richest member in the group.

On the other hand, Blackpink’s net worth is $40 million with Lisa being the wealthiest among the four.

Fan Following

Social Media Fan Following

Both BTS and Blackpink are followed by people in a huge number on Social Networking sites.

1. Instagram – BTS Instagram account (@bts.bighitofficial) has 59.6 million followers. Whereas Blackpink (blackpinkofficial) has 45.2 million followers.

2. Twitter- BTS (@BTS_twt)  has 43.8 million followers while Blackpink (@BLACKPINK) has 5.8 million followers.

3. Facebook– BTS is followed by 1.9 crore people however Blackpink has 1.7 crore people.

Countrywise Fan Following

BTS is more famous in South Korea than Blackpink whether it’s South Korea, India, or Worldwide.

~Who has more awards bts or blackpink?

BTS has won around 407 awards in total including the American Music Awards, Billboard Music Awards, and MNET Asian Music Awards.

Elseways Blackpink has won 83 awards including Billboard Music Awards, Asia artist awards.

Has BTS and Blackpink ever performed together?

No, BTS and blackpink never performed together. As there can be dating rumors starting with their performance and hatred will spread among the fans.

Fan-wars will start and the group will receive criticism.


At last, it is clear from the above facts that BTS is more successful than Blackpink till now. Both of them have great talent in their respective areas and they are growing rapidly.

But, in terms of popularity and songs, BTS is more successful.


Q. Who are blinks?

Ans. The fans of Blackpink are known as blinks.

Q. What are the fans of BTS called?

Ans. The fans of Blackpink are called army.

Q. Are the members of BTS and Blackpink dating each other?

Ans. No, BTS and Blackpink members are not dating but there have always been rumors about them dating.

Q. Do BTS members have individual accounts on Social Networking Sites?

 Ans. No, the members don’t have any individual accounts, but they have a shared account.

Q. Who is the most followed member of Blackpink on Instagram?

Ans. Lisa is the most followed member with 68 million followers on Instagram.

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