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Winners of 2017 Instagram Awards in Korea

Taeyeon of Girls’ Generation is on the list of Instagram Korea’s Top 5 Most Followed Accounts and Top 5 Most Viewed Instagram Stories in 2017 (Photo: NOWnews)

G-Dragon, Taeyeon, EXO top Korea's Instagram Awards

The photo-sharing app has announced its inaugural Korea Instagram Awards, where they recognised the most popular accounts over the past year.

BIGBANG’s G-Dragon picked up the Most-Loved Account award and was also one of 2017’s Top 5 Most Followed Accounts.

Other recipients of 2017’s Top 5 Most Followed Accounts were Taeyeon from Girls’ Generation and three members of boy band EXO – Baekhyun, Chanyeol and Sehun. Chanyeol also won the Most Liked Post, with over 1.5 million likes.

According to Chosun News, Kwon Hyun-bin, former contestant of talent show “Produce 101 Season Two” and current member of boy group JBJ, also picked up the award for the Fastest Growing Account.

Taeyeon was also in the list for the Top 5 Most Viewed Instagram Stories, along with fellow Girls’ Generation member Sooyoung. Topping this Top 5 list however, was the girl group’s former member Jessica Jung.

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