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Top 10 Hottest, Most Popular, and Most Handsome KPOP Idols 2016-2017

Updated on December 30, 2016

As we came to love the world of Korean entertainment, we can't deny the fact that all KPOP idols are handsome, talented, great, and unique in their own ways. As fans, we all have our biases and personal favorites from the long list of all KPOP male idols. But who's got the biggest fanbase? Who is the most popular? Most handsome? Well-loved and successful? Find out who's who in this list.

10. G-Dragon (Big Bang)

A handsome man who excels in singing, dancing, and rapping. G-Dragon is one of the most popular KPOP male idols since his debut as a member of Big Bang. He is recognized in the group as the 'most fashionable' one, and is noted for his constantly changing image and tight control over his artistry and has strongly opposed the idea of singers as "products" of the entertainment industry. Isn't he cool?

Facts about G-Dragon:

  • Real name: Kwon Ji-yong
  • Born on: August 18, 1988
  • He built a pension motel as a gift to his family, and fans can also stay there! (Hooray!)
  • He had a cafe named 'Monstant Cafe' in Jeju Island.

9. L (Infinite)

His cute eyes are shaped like crescent moon when he smiles. The super adorable and handsome boy of the KPOP group, Infinite, is none other than L. He debuted as a vocalist and visual of Infinite in 2010. Since then, he became popular due to his good-looking physique. Apart from his group activities, he also had acting projects, with his debut being on a Japanese drama. Sugoi!

Facts about L:

  • His real name is Kim Myungsoo
  • He was born on March 13, 1992
  • He had a role of Ha Ji-won's homosexual intern in The Time We Were Not in Love

8. Yong-hwa (CNBLUE)

The man with a handsome voice and handsome face is Yong-hwa. He is a musician, singer, songwriter, producer and actor. He rose into fame as the leader, lead vocalist and rhythm guitarist of the rock band CNBLUE. But what makes him internationally recognized is not just his music career, but his acting projects as well. He took the role of Kang Shin-woo in 2009 popular drama You're Beautiful, and later he played the lead role of Lee Shin in 2011 drama, Heartstrings, with Park Shin-hye as leading actress in both dramas.

Facts about Yong-hwa:

  • His full name is Jung Yong-hwa
  • Born on June 22, 1989
  • In 2009, he went to Japan to study music

7. Jong-hyun (SHINee)

A lot of handsome guys are in the KPOP world, but a lovable guy would be Jong-hyun of the boy group, SHINee. He is a popular singer, songwriter, and DJ. His brilliant mind is capable of writing songs that captures the hearts of many listeners. Of course, his talent, along with his band mates made the group internationally successful. He is also a very attractive singer, and he usually stand out in most of their music videos. We all love him for being a great man, right?

Facts about Jong-hyun:

  • His full name is Kim Jong-hyun
  • Born on April 8, 1990
  • In 2010, Jonghyun was in a relationship with actress Shin Se-kyung, but broke up after nine months.
  • He had a car accident back in 2013.

6. Sehun (EXO)

The maknae of the famous boy band group, EXO, with the best aegyo is Sehun. He is the lead dancer and lead rapper of the group. You might think that he's a cool guy at first, but when you get to know him, you'll find out how cute he is. He's shy, considerate, and always sincere for the group. He became extremely popular not only in Korea, but also in China. Thanks to this, he is confirmed to be starring as the male lead in the upcoming Korean-Chinese movie Catman.

Facts about Sehun:

  • His full name is Oh Se-hun
  • Born on April 12, 1994
  • At age 12, he ran away from the S.M. Entertainment agent who tried to scout him for 30 minutes. But he was eventually cast in 2008.

5. Jungkook (BTS)

The handsome boy Jungkook is also a maknae of the famous boy group, BTS. He is a singer, rapper and dancer. He might be the youngest among the members of the group, but it doesn't mean that his talent is inferior to the older members. In fact, he is as brilliant and talented as them that he is known as the 'Golden Maknae'. He can sing in Korean, English, Chinese, Vietnamese and Japanese, and is one of the best dancers of the group.

Facts about Jungkook:

  • His real name is Jeon Jeong Guk
  • Born on September 1, 1997
  • He is a fast runner and also loves skateboarding.

4. Taecyeon (2PM)

The main rapper of 2PM became a hot icon of KPOP because of his incredible talent, good looks, entertaining skills, and acting skills. One of the most beloved idols is Taecyeon, who is a popular singer, songwriter, actor, and entrepreneur. He originally wanted to become a model, but the judges suggested he try dancing and singing. He then joined the boy group, 2PM, and it made a huge success with their music. Apart from his music career, he also hosted SBS's music show Inkigayo and was a permanent cast on Family Outing 2.

Facts about Taecyeon:

  • His full name is Ok Taec-yeon
  • Born on December 27, 1988
  • He debuted as an actor in the Korean drama Cinderella's Sister and went on to play a main character in the KBS drama Dream High.

3. Baekhyun (EXO)

He is a man with a powerful and charismatic voice and stage presence. Who would've thought that behind the stage, he is a funny, bright, cheerful, and childlike person? Another handsome and popular KPOP idol is Baekhyun, who is the cheerful and friendly main vocalist of the boy band, EXO. He is popular for his breath-taking performances with his group and together they became one of the most successful groups. He is also well-loved by his fans because he is very sociable who loves to talk. Isn't it one of the many reasons to like him?

Fun facts about Baekhyun:

  • His full name is Byun Baek-hyun
  • Born on May 6, 1992
  • On June 19, 2014, S.M. Entertainment confirmed that Baekhyun and fellow S.M artist Girls Generation member Taeyeon are in a relationship, but it ended in 2015.

2. Nichkhun (2PM)

Who wouldn't fall in love with the sweet, handsome, and charismatic Asian Prince? Surely, he's one of the most popular and most handsome KPOP male idol. Nichkhun is a Thai rapper, singer, songwriter, model and actor. His talent in singing as well as his natural good look had contributed greatly to 2PM's international success. Apart from singing, he also appeared on several drama series, movies, and variety shows. He also appeared on the live action film of the Japanese shoujo manga, Ouran High School Host Club as Lawrence.

Facts about Nichkhun:

  • His full name is Nichkhun Buck Horvejkul
  • Born on June 24, 1988
  • Because he's handsome and multi-talented, and he gained popularity worldwide, he is dubbed as the Asia's Prince

1. Taehyung (BTS)

Taehyung, who is also known by his stage name, V, is a member of the famous group BTS. He's good looking, young member who is recognized for his vocals in the said hip hop group. Many BTS fans like and love him because of his super cute habits off stage. He likes to do aegyo that makes us go 'awww'! But when it's time for him to come on stage and perform, he's completely cool and charismatic person. Even his band mates describe him as a unique person, like how can a man like that exist? He's V who came from the stars!

Facts about Taehyung:

  • His real name is Kim Taehyung
  • Born on December 30, 1995
  • His nickname is TaeTae and Blank Tae

That's it!

Did we miss your favorite K-pop idol? Who's the most handsome for you? Not to worry though, you can always leave a comment about your favorite idol. Share your thoughts below!

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      v oppa 2 days ago

      vvvvvvvvvvv oppa i love you

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      kpop 3 days ago

      i think bts popularity ranking is 1 V 2 jungkook 3 jimin 4 suga 5 jhope 6 jin 7 rapmonster i am also a kpop fan and i stan all groups i have no bias all members have different talents all are good in their own way and its not my opinion i have searched a lot all have different talents and in exo 1 baekhyun 2 sehun 3 chanyeol 4 kai 5 do 6 chen 7 xiumin 8 suho and in got7 1 jackson 2 bambam 3 mark 4 jb 5 youngjae 6 yougueom

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      taennie taehyung and jeenie 4 days ago

      love you v oppa

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      Baekhyunnnn 6 days ago

      OMGGGGG two EXO members awwiee but I really like BAEKHYUN

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      Who cares 6 days ago

      Everytime I search for the hottest men in the WORLD I always see American and white people they don't include other men from other countries. I just don't get it, it's suppose to be from every part of the world. Who agrees?

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      Infinte 8 days ago

      myungsoo should be no.1

      Taeyung no.2

      Jungkook no.3

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      BTS V 8 days ago

      1. TAEHUNG

      2.JIMIN

      3.JUNGKOOK

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      JUNG HOSEOK :) 9 days ago

      V OPPA SARANGHAE YOU ARE THE MOST HANDSOME KPOP IDOL LOVE YOU

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      Madagaskar 10 days ago

      Kim Myungsoo ♡♡♡♡♡

      He should be No.1♡♡♡♡

      Baekhyun No.2♡♡♡♡

      And Taeyang no.3♡♡♡♡

      I love them☆•☆

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      Sn 11 days ago

      G dragon !!! The best !!!

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      Yenu 13 days ago

      Tae deserve it. really .. Most handsome guy of BTS.

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      exo 2 weeks ago

      this is also about popularity jin is not popular therefore he is not here

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      Jane 2 weeks ago

      Kim taehyung you are so cute

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      BTS.IS.MY.LIFEU 2 weeks ago

      Where is mr. worldwide handsome???

      The definitely missed him ;(

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      BTS 2 weeks ago

      They should have added all of the BTS members

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      mirranda 3 weeks ago

      where is lee min ho oppa guys,i think the top ten is incomplete without him on top.

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      Carrie 3 weeks ago

      FFor me taehyung is the best,handsome,cute in the world.i will always support you taehyung all the best

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      amina AMY 4 weeks ago

      I like v besidejungkook☺

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      4 weeks ago

      i think jin from bts should be in this list too

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      kavi 4 weeks ago

      V is my cutieeeee 4ever

      Love you soo much

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      Teema umar yero 4 weeks ago

      Vvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvv!!!!!!!!!! Ernxss so much I love tae tae my nickname is ms tae tae

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      ert 4 weeks ago

      i am sorry to say but i am not a bts fan and i met many peopels who dont like bts but like v and i hate all the members except V kim taehyung he is really something else and now i think he is my bias i love you v

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      Kimi 5 weeks ago

      Taehyung really looks so unreal in real life

      He is so handsome no he more than that

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      kim taehyung 5 weeks ago

      love you taetae oppa and baekhyun oppa

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      Tina 5 weeks ago

      Kookie is #1 in my heart

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      Jungkook's yeoja chinku 5 weeks ago

      I love you kookie ( my bias ) I think you should deserve high position in the list but ok no.5 no matter in which position you are , in my opinion you are my visual king

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      Exol 5 weeks ago

      For me Exo Kai is the most handsome

      #exo #weareone

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      par min kim 6 weeks ago

      jungkook is handsome

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      Sarah 6 weeks ago

      V is the best!! ♥

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      kpop girl 6 weeks ago

      Taehyung is CUTE!!

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      I LOVE EXO Oh Sehun 7 weeks ago

      GO Sehun

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      Ohh yehet 7 weeks ago

      For me Sehun is the most handsome

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      eka 7 weeks ago

      lmao V?

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      goldenkookiebunny 7 weeks ago

      Our kookieeeeee :( 5 is okay. Dont worry, for us armys you're the 2nd of all :* And for our taehyungieeeee, you deserved it :) you'll always be our one and only aegyo king, alien taetae, and our babyyyyy. We love you kookie and taetae! mwahhh (kiseu).

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      kim taetae 7 weeks ago

      taetae yess well deserved

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      Shabe calle 8 weeks ago

      Yeah taehyung is the most handsomemale kpop idol..he deserve it..though jungkook is also handsome his my first bias actually and taehyung was my second bias they deserve it..yeah baekhyun and sehun yo...they all deserve it..

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      salka 8 weeks ago

      suga is beautiful

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      fayyy 2 months ago

      im an exo-l and sehunie biased but V definitely deserves it. i watch bts videos only because of him,he is really something else,that attracts all kinds of people. plus he is talked about everywhere in the fandoms since he is ina very nice terms with members hahah .he is one in a million and his visuals are reaching perfection.

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      Flower Dnce 2 months ago

      Jimin ♡

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      kim taehung 2 months ago

      V oh yesssssssssss love you well deserved

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      EXO L 2 months ago

      i am an exo l and i wish we should be in exo

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      EXO L 2 months ago

      i am an EXO L i am happy for V he deserved it no dout he is also very popular among EXO L

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      v taehung and baekhun is my life 2 months ago

      i am an exo l but i only searched bts because of V . He is really talented handsome popular . I love him alot . I wish him all the success and happiness in the world . I am so happy that my both biases are in this list .LOVE you VBAEK. VBAEK fighting.

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      bts v taehung 2 months ago

      i was sure that taehung v will be in this list because he is most popular and handsome in bts

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      Kookie 2 months ago

      Jungkook .. soo cute and handsome. .he deserve the first place. .our golden maknae . .excelling in almost every field

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      Lunar 2 months ago

      I like GD

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      V+JKis❤ 2 months ago

      OMG TaeTae... Well-deserved... Well-deserved.

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      steffani 2 months ago

      Yassss V is most handsomes at all

      Love uu !!

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      hande 2 months ago

      TAEHYUNG!!!!! I LOVE YOU!! I LOVE BANGTAN!!! YOU ARE DESERVE!

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      Kim Taehyung's yeobo 2 months ago

      Yey!!! Taetae is number one!! Good choice...

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      kim taehyung's only wife 2 months ago

      kim taehyung

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      Nafisa  2 months ago

      Where is Im jae bum (jb) I love him soo much

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      misty 3 months ago

      In Exo, Kai is the lead Dancer, not Sehun.. And Sehun is not the main rapper... It is Chanyeol..

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      Igot7 blink once 3 months ago

      Taehyung and Lisa are the (not main visual, international visual concept )

      Both damn gorgeous !!! DAMMIT

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      Shrimp Sinigang with Lapu Lapu 3 months ago

      I watched bts concert recently in MANILA and we were at the rehearsal sound check with them BARE FACE NO MAKE UP AT ALL.. and WOW

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      Lala 3 months ago

      Jungkook is cute

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      Soolee 3 months ago

      Tae ...why so handsome !!

      Lol even jk says Tae is the most handsome along with jin ...are u guys serious ...jK is really cute ..but it is Tae ..HELLOOO!!

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      Twice and once 3 months ago

      Taehyung is really the best in term of visual

      Why r some armies always compare him to jk

      It isn't even fair ..jk is cute ..they even call him bunny ...he has the cheeks and teeth of a bunny ..but not that good looking tho except for brilliant make up

      While V has the best side profile in the industry and his eyes are really gorgeous and straight nose ..and in overall he is really the best with or without makeup

      The fact that armies ignore and eat their own flesh is so expected from them ( sorry no offence)

      I wish he were in jyp or sm or even yg ...u would actually know him ..

      I ship him with my tzuyu ..both are really the best looking idols right now !!!!

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      Armyxblink 3 months ago

      Taehyung and Lisa are the (not main visual, international visual concept )

      Both damn gorgeous !!! DAMMIT

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      Once and blink !! 3 months ago

      I am here for baek and his son !!

      Taehyung is really something ...all the people that meet him in person. Say he is really more handsome in pics and

      Baek is perfect

      Hyun family RISE!

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      Chaenbaek is real 3 months ago

      Lol when taehyung is supported by other fandoms more than his own

      I do agree I have always thought he is a threat in all terms ...but he turned out to be a lovable guy and he loves baek and suho

      So I have to admit it he is really exploding ball of talent ...

      If he were in sm ..he would be treated the way he deserves !!

      My BAEKKKK AND SUHENNNNNNNNN !!!!

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      Dany 3 months ago

      Taehyung is really handsome in all standards

      He looks like a Greek god

      I don't even like Korean beauty ..and I am not even a kpop fan

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      reymond jyed guk 3 months ago

      for me my jungkookie is the most outstanding male kpop artist in 2017.

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      Hfkkd 3 months ago

      Why Park Jimin not here he is hot and handsome too

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      Anne 3 months ago

      Of course Taehyungie would be first...I'm an exo-L but he is the only one i prefer watching(videos/fancams/fmvs) when I'm not focusing on my sehunnie and chanyeol. His visuals and popularity are no joke,especially among exo-ls

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      Jinx Hernandez 3 months ago

      You deserve it Tae!

      It is because of your humbleness

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      Kpop4life 3 months ago

      Jungkook is my number 1 number 2 for me is V

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      aisahtae 3 months ago

      v is the one of all

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      Taehyung Loves Jaslhyn 3 months ago

      Taehyung is the number one for me, 2nd is Jungkook 3rd is Infinite L and 4th is G@dragin for me! 5th Baekhyun 6th Sehun

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      Tae'sBaby 3 months ago

      Taetae deserves to be the no. 1... I'm not surprise because he has the looks,voice, talent and personality.... and HE'S THE CUTTEST HUMAN ALIVE.. I really really love him, to the moon and back.

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      Hello 3 months ago

      lol I think Taehyung popularity will explode by the end of this year

      What a fine man tho

      MY SEHUN AND BAEKHYUN ❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️

      Baek should've been 2nd idk.

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      EXO4LIFE 3 months ago

      BAEKHYUN❤️

      Not surprised to find Taehyung on the top. He's really something else.sometimes I wish he was in EXO lol. He has it all. Visuals. Talent. Personality. The only idol I stan after my EXO Boys. He's really really popular amongst EXO-Ls

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      bleh 4 months ago

      I love V & Jungkook and all but Jimin is #1 in terms of popularity

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      Jimin 4 months ago

      Jimin is #1

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      Emz 4 months ago

      Oh wow! 2 2PM members are included.. Im glad. Taecyeon(my bias) and Nichkhun fighting!

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      Sheilo 4 months ago

      For me, Sehun is the most handsome among the choices. Don't worry Taehyungiie and Baekhyuniie both of you are still cute.

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      jia 4 months ago

      Taehyung is the best...

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      Baekmi 4 months ago

      I am happy that V is in 1 , but l think that Baekhyun should be in 2 & Sehun in 3 . l am a fan of Exo & BTS V . I like Baekhyun most in Exo

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      Exol4EVER 4 months ago

      I love sehun he is handsome he's amazing and everything but he's beauty is nothing compared to taehyung like seriously did god take extra time creating that perfection

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      TAETAE 4 months ago

      I used to like all these people in here lamo... but my favorite is still TAEHYUNG

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      BTS 4 months ago

      I like G-Dragon, jungkook, and taehyung... But Taehyung is for sure the best looking kpop idol.. everyone knows it

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      ambot 4 months ago

      jungkook should be the first

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      Btsbtsbts 4 months ago

      TAE YOU GO BOY❤️

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      IloveEXO 4 months ago

      Although I'm an EXOL, Taehyungs position is totally justified.he's extremely talented and stunning. The only guy I stan from BTS tbh.i do like BTS tho.

      BAEK❤️❤️❤️❤️

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      Crazer 4 months ago

      I want cha eun woo of ASTRO

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      Jk's girl 4 months ago

      i want jungkook to be the first

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      Taetae stan 5 months ago

      Kim taehyung are the most talented human in this world for ME. His flawless appearance is a bonus to him. Fighting kim taehyung aka V you deserve it more than anyone else

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      Aby 5 months ago

      Taehyung is sexy and i am so happy that he got a lot of votes i mean her deserves it.. he works his butt of on stage! He is everything a girl wants in a man..but he is much much more than 100%. he is my bias and i wish to see him in the future. BTS FIGHTING!!

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      philip 5 months ago

      i want sehun

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      RapMon 5 months ago

      Sorry guys, but my bias is RapMonster. He's one of my faves because he can't dance just like me(except he's much cuter when he tries), his dimples are worth falling for, and I just love him.

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      Jyothi 5 months ago

      Taehyung deserves it

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      BTS 5 months ago

      BTSSSSSS they are all so good looking but my bias is Jimin, still I love them allllllllll go tae tae and kookie

      BANGTANNNNNNNNNNNN

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      GetGud 5 months ago

      Jimin should be Number 1. I mean who are we kidding here, V is great and all, but Jimin is something else altogether

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      btsss 5 months ago

      taes a vocalist,visual,actor,dancer BLAH BLAH BLAH.he's extremely talented and hes left the fandom shook with bts's new comeback.i shall not be surprised if he features on the top lists at the end of 2017 too.

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      A.R.M.Y. 5 months ago

      TaeTae!!! He definitely deserves no. 1!!!

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      Camela 5 months ago

      Taaaaaaaaaaaeeehyung♥

      Saranghae♥

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      mjhie 5 months ago

      V is the cutiest man on earth!!

      Everything about him is perfect.

      ❤❤ his smile is heaven.!!!

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      blah 5 months ago

      taehyung will only get better over the years.LOVE YOU BOOOO.

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      Lovemae 5 months ago

      Myungsoo is the most handsome for me.

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      unknown. 5 months ago

      Wondering why T.O.P is not included in the list.