The success of K-Pop groups in Australia has motivated more and more South Korean groups to take interest in having Fan Meetings and concerts here. This year alone, we have had acts such as KARD, DAY6, and G-Dragon grace us with their beauty, grace, and presence. Even with only a few months to spare, iKon announced they're coming over to wow us! But which group is causing the most authentic K-Pop fever?
StubHub is the world’s top ticketing marketplace owned by eBay. After reviewing 2018 tickets sales in 13 different countries throughout the world in Asia, Europe, and the Americas, StubHub has chosen the final 16 nominees to partake in their international poll to find out who the most popular K-Pop act is. The voting period will be open until 31 October in 13 different countries and 8 languages for fans to participate.
Who are the Australian K-Pop fans?
StubHub has researched the typical Australian K-Pop fan and after studying data of those who have sought out K-Pop content and events on the website, they have found the following interesting trends:
The majority share common interests in music, movies, food, art & theatre, and social media.
Who is Australia's most preferred K-Pop act?
Australians in particular have shown a strong interest in certain K-Pop groups. The top three based on K-Pop genre sales in Australia itself are the following:
Wanna One (13%)
Black Pink (17%)
and finally, BTS (29% of all sales)!
Check out the 16 K-Pop groups as well as their top music videos! Vote for your favourite K-Pop group of 2018 on StubHub! http://www.stubhub.com.au/backstage/content/vote-best-kpop-group
Media release by: Danielle McConnell
Edited by: Jhube Veradio