Wanna One emerge as most talked about Korean singer in August

The 11-member Wanna One topped the latest results with a score of 17.65 million while second placer BTS got 6.91 million or a difference of 10.7 million.

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New Korean idol group Wanna One grabbed the top spot as the most talked about singer for the month of August.

The Korean Institute for Corporate Reputation released the latest brand reputation rankings for Korean singers by analyzing 116.22 million pieces of big data from July 25 to August 26 based on media, community, participation and communication values.

The 11-member Wanna One topped the latest results with a score of 17.65 million while second placer BTS got 6.91 million or a difference of 10.7 million.

Third place went to Red Velvet with 6.23 million.

In keyword analysis, the words "cute," "hot" and "thankful" ranked high with regard to association with the Wanna One brand.

All 11 members of Wanna One earlier swept the brand reputation rankings for individual boy band members.

The boys have been experiencing success since their debut early this month. Their debut album "To Be One" topped music charts.

On August 26, they won their tenth TV music show trophy with song "Energetic" on "Music Core."

They were credited for bringing in high ratings for TV shows that they have appeared in including "Saturday Night Live Korea."

The fourth to 30th places in the latest rankings went to:

4. EXO - 6.21 million

5. IU - 5.77 million

6. TWICE - 4.9 million

7. Girls' Generation's Taeyeon - 4.64 million

8. Psy - 4.37 million

9. WINNER - 4.09 million

10. Black Pink - 4.02 million

11. Lovelyz - 3.44 million

12. NU'EST - 3.19 million

13. Highlight - 2.97 million

14. Seventeen - 2.82 million

15. Apink - 2.78 million

16. GFriend - 2.76 million

17. Heize - 2.4 million

18. Mamamoo - 2.34 million

19. Block B's Zico - 2.33 million

20. Yoon Jong Shin - 2.2 million

21. Dean - 1.85 million

22. Chungha - 1.78 million

23. BTOB - 1.75 million

24. VIXX - 1.53 million

25. Young B (Yang Hong Won) - 1.52 million

26. AOA - 1.36 million

27. Lim Chang-jung - 1.33 million

28. Hwang Chi-yeul - 1.28 million

29. Infinite - 1.22 million

30. Jay Park - 1.12 million

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