K-pop boy bands Wanna One and BTS switched places in the April brand reputation ranking for Korean singers.
According to the Korea Corporate Research Institute, it analyzed 103.93 million pieces of big data from March 20 to April 21 based on media coverage, communication, participation and community indices, up by 5.77 percent from Marchs total data of 98.26 million.
Wanna One got the top spot this time with a total reputation score of 12.05 million, an increase of 10.33 percent from their previous 10.92 million with a positive reaction rate of 89.66 percent.
Earlier, Wanna Ones Kang Daniel topped the brand reputation index for individual members of boy bands.
BTS placed second with 8.02 million, down from their first place score of 11.07 million last month.
Girl group TWICE rose from ninth to third place with 7.94 million, up by 122.06 percent from their previous score of 3.57 million.
Red Velvet rose from fifth to fourth place with 7.04 million, increasing by 36.65 percent from 5.15 million.
Boy band iKON slid from third to fifth place with 4.99 million, falling by 37.48 percent from 7.99 million last month.
Singers ranking sixth to 20th places are:
- Black Pink – 4.91 million
- EXO – 4.66 million
- IU – 3.69 million
- WINNER – 3.59 million
- Oh My Girl – 3.07 million
- Big Bang – 2.33 million
- Momoland – 2.32 million
- Chungha – 2.26 million
- Bolbbalgan4 – 2.23 million
- Punch – 2.13 million
- Seventeen – 2.12 million
- Mamamoo – 2.09 million
- 10cm – 2.09 million
- Nilo – 1.69 million
- BTOB – 1.65 million
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