Korean boy bands Wanna One, BTS and EXO were the most talked about Korean singers for the month of December.
The Korea Institute for Corporate Reputation has announced the last result of its survey for singers for 2017. It analyzed 130.54 million pieces of big data from November 22 to December 23 based on media attention, communication, participation and community values. The total is 7.9 percent more than the October data of 120.97 million.
Wanna One, composed of 11 members, regained its No. 1 position for December with a total brand reputation ranking score of 13.14 million, up by 7.47 percent from their second place finish of 12.22 million in October.
BTS, which ranked first in October, slid to second place with 12.31 million, slightly down from 12.42 million.
EXO rose to third from fifth place with 9.61 million, an increase of 43.46 percent while girl group TWICE ranked fourth with 9.25 million, higher by 83.91 percent compared to October, followed by Taeyeon who got 8.98 million.
Singers who ranked sixth to 20th are:
6. IU - 8.51 million
7. Red Velvet - 6.25 million
8. Minseo - 4.92 million
9. Park Hyo Shin - 4.6 million
10. Lee Juck - 3.75 million
11. Black Pink - 3.62 million
12. Seventeen - 3.39 million
13. Winner - 2.68 million
14. Hyuna - 2.1 million
15. Sunmi - 2.09 million
16. Yoon Jong Shin - 2.06 million
17. Zion.T - 2.03 million
18. BTOB - 1.98 million
19. Soyou - 1,83 million
20. Naul - 1.77 million