ICON Reveals "The Face of K-Pop 2024" Top 10 Finalists


After weeks of intense voting from K-pop fans around the world, ICON is thrilled to announce the results of our "Face of K-Pop 2024" campaign! Hundreds of thousands of passionate fans nominated and voted for the most popular and influential K-pop idols based on their commercial success, cultural significance, and overall impact on the K-pop industry globally as of 2024.

Without further ado, here are the Top 10 "Faces of K-Pop 2024" as determined by your votes:

  1. Park Jimin (BTS)
  2. Jeon Jungkook (BTS)
  3. Kim Taehyung (BTS)
  4. Felix Lee (Stray Kids)
  5. Bangchan (Stray Kids)
  6. Hyunjin (Stray Kids)
  7. SUGA (BTS)
  8. Kim Jisoo (BLACKPINK)
  9. J-HOPE (BTS)
  10. RM (BTS)


Securing the #1 spot as the definitive "Face of K-Pop 2024" is BTS's Jimin! In honor of his chart-topping achievement, ICON will be donating over 700,000 South Korean won ($516) to sponsor a child in poverty for one full year through a charitable organization. Jimin will also receive a special certificate of appreciation from us for his global popularity helping drive this meaningful charitable initiative.

The results showcase the incredible dominance of BTS, with 6 out of the 10 slots claimed by members of the wildly popular K-pop group that has taken the world by storm. Rounding out the top 10 are stars from other leading acts like Stray Kids and BLACKPINK.

Despite recent controversies, this decisive fan-voted outcome reaffirms BTS's enduring legacy and influence as cultural ambassadors for South Korea across the globe through their music.


Thank you to everyone who participated in the "Face of K-Pop 2024" campaign! We were overwhelmed by the passion and engagement from K-pop's dedicated fanbase worldwide. Please stay tuned for more exciting initiatives from ICON celebrating the K-pop phenomenon.




NOTE: ICON has donated $516 to the popular charity organization 'Compassion.' to sponsor a child named Vinuska from Sri Lanka for a whole year.