TWICE regains No. 1 position in girl group brand reputation rankings

TWICE scored 6.4 million to top the rankings, rising by 22.98 from their second-place score of 5.21 million in September.

(Clockwise from top left) TWICE, Red Velvet, GFriend and Black Pink
(Clockwise from top left) TWICE, Red Velvet, GFriend and Black Pink Twitter/Facebook

Nine-member TWICE grabbed first place anew in the brand reputation rankings for Korean girl groups in October.

TWICE scored 6.4 million to top the rankings, rising by 22.98 from their second-place score of 5.21 million in September. The group placed first in the July rankings.

According to the Korean Institute for Corporate Reputation, it analyzed 56.8 million pieces of big data from September 12 to October 13 based on media, communication, participation and community indices.

In September, Billboard included TWICE in its 21 Under 21 list of powerful young singers that was topped by Shawn Mendes.

"Formed by JYP Entertainment in 2015, this robust collective delivers a combination of catchy hooks, kooky concepts and ­choreography that nabs it consistent No. 1s in Korea, while its 2017 EP 'Signal' landed at No. 3 on the World Albums chart," according to Billboard.

Red Velvet dropped from first to second place in the latest data with a score of 5.27 million, a slight decrease from 5.38 million last month.

GFriend rose to third place from sixth with 3.7 million, higher by 10.75 percent compared to September's 3.34 million. Black Pink climbed to fourth from seventh place, getting a score of 3.25 million, while APink placed fifth with 3.12 million.

Girl groups in sixth to 25th places are:

6. Mamamoo - 2.75 million

7. April - 2.43 million

8. Cosmic Girls - 2.32 million

9. Lovelyz - 2.2 million

10. Tara - 1.93 million

11. Weki Meki - 1.65 million

12. Pristin - 1.48 million

13. EXID - 1.29 million

14. Momoland - 1.2 million

15. Oh My Girl - 1.16 million

16. Rainbow - 1.14 million

17. LABOUM - 1.09 million

18. AOA - 1.07 million

19. Gugudan - 875,855

20. INSTAR - 791,665

21. Girl's Day - 766,296

22. Wanna.B - 754,530

23. DIA - 740,531

24. SONAMOO - 719,290

25. Dreamcatcher - 711,766

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