Most Popular Singers, First Half of 2009: BigBang & SNSD

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Groups Big Bang and So Nyeo Shi Dae are the most popular singers for the first half of 2009.

A marketing research agency Leespr did a survey amongst 1,334 Koreans from age 13-65 for the whole month of March, and survey results showed that groups Big Bang and So Nyeo Shi Dae were the most popular singers for the first half of year 2009.

Male Singer Category

Big Bang who recently released their new book ‘Shouting To You In The World’ won the #1 position for the popularity in the category of male singers. They were voted as the representative male group in Korea.

The ranking:

  1. Big Bang
  2. Rain
  3. Dong Bang Shin Ki
  4. Super Junior
  5. Lee Moon Sae

Others on Top 10: SS501, Jo Yong Pil, Lee Seung Chul, Kim Gun Mo, SG Wannabe.

Female Singer Category

For the female singers category, So Nyeo Shi Dae, who brought about the ‘Gee’ craz for the first half of this year, was voted #1 for top popularity.

  1. So Nyeo Shi Dae
  2. WonderGirls
  3. Lee Hyori (She was #1 for the 2nd half of 2008)
  4. Jang Yoon Jeong (Trot singer who won mostly the votes from people of age 50 and above surveyed)
  5. Baek Ji Young (Her comeback song ‘Like Being Hit’ proves to be a popular hit)
  6. KARA
  7. Son DamBi
  8. Davichi
  9. BoA (‘Asia’s Star’, currently advancing into the American market)

Well, the 2nd half of 2009 will be more interesting than the first. We have newcomers like 2NE1, T-ara, IU; and comebacks like So Nyeo Shi Dae, Lee Hyori, SS501, Big Bang and Se7en.

Thanks: http://sookyeong.wordpress.com/

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~ by Momo on May 7, 2009.

13 Responses to “Most Popular Singers, First Half of 2009: BigBang & SNSD”

  1. yay!!! CONGRATS my boys!!! so proud^^

    2nd half! 2NE1, BB, se7en!!!

  2. omg! 2NE1, BB AND SE7EN!!!! watch out for the next half 😛
    YG FTW!!!! ♥

  3. Congrats BB!!!! WOW the second half is gonna be amazing!!!
    -2NE1(Newcomer)!!!
    -Big Bang!!
    -Lee Hyori!!!
    3 of my favourite korean stars!!!!!

    HWAITING!!!!

  4. yayy
    YESS big bang AND se7en comeback!!

  5. oh snap theY beat dbsk, for some reason i was surprised. but whatever. lol GO BIG BANG.

  6. yeahhhhhhhhhhh
    love big banggggggggg
    hyori should be number
    i love her
    she is so cute in family outing or everywhere
    BIG BANG IS NUMBER 1
    LOVE THEM
    THEY ARE IDOL

  7. xD It’s because they don’t just cater to the female teenage mind….unlike DBSK. Though, as a female teenager, I do like my Junsu. But I’d take Daesung over Junsu ANY day. I just love my boys full of cute adorkable fail.

  8. wow. they should do this for a whole year. cuz u know, when people’s albums come out, some people change their favorites. i hope 2ne1 gets next half year’s #1!

  9. our boys beat DBSK? :O
    niceeee 😀

  10. never fail to succeed and amaze.
    i love our boys<3 and proud as heck xD
    i don’t completely agree with the female ranking xDD but, basically all my favorite female artists/groups are up there so i’m satisfied anyway xD

    BIG BANG FIGHTIN! 😀
    and i’d say the same to all the others ;]

  11. never fail to succeed and amaze.
    i love our boys<3 and proud as heck xD
    i don’t completely agree with the female ranking xDD but, basically all my favorite female artists/groups are up there so i’m satisfied anyway xD

    BIG BANG FIGHTING! 😀
    and i’d say the same to all the others ;]

  12. oops…stupid computer LOL.
    i changed a spelling error and two of it pops up? =___= my computer is messed lmao

  13. Hehee, whoo go BIG BANG! #1 to me always. <33

    Yeah, the 2nd half of the year will be great too! n__n

    Omg… I didn’t know Se7en was making a comeback later this year. O: Awesome. ^^

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