July Girl Group Brand Reputation Rankings Revealed

The Korean Business Research Institute revealed this month’s brand reputation rankings for girl groups! The rankings were determined through an analysis of the consumer participation, media coverage, interaction, and community indexes of various girl groups using big data collected from June 12 to July 13. The top three are BLACKPINK, TWICE, and Apink. BLACKPINK shot to first […]

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Womance Is The New Bromance: 8 Times Female Idols Fangirled Over Each Other

In the world of K-pop, fangirling isn’t unique to only fans, as tons of idols have been seen admiring their seniors or even becoming fans of groups who debut after them. Female idols in particular are loud and proud about their love for their favorites, and many times take on the “yeodeok” title, meaning “a […]

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June Girl Group Brand Reputation Rankings Revealed

The Korean Business Research Institute has published this month’s brand reputation rankings for girl groups! The rankings were determined through an analysis of the consumer participation, media coverage, interaction, and community indexes of various girl groups using big data collected from May 7 to June 8. Rookie girl group (G)I-DLE made a splashy debut in […]

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May Idol Group Brand Reputation Rankings Revealed

The Korean Business Research Institute has revealed this month’s brand reputation rankings for idol groups! The rankings were determined through an analysis of the consumer participation, media coverage, interaction, and community indexes of 100 idol groups using data from May 1 to May 31. On the wings of their hugely successful comeback, BTS topped the list this […]

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PRISTIN’s Nayoung Shares Thoughts On “Produce 48” Contestants

PRISTIN’s Nayoung showed her support for the “Produce 48” contestants as a former I.O.I member. On May 28, PRISTIN’s very first unit PRISTIN V held a showcase for their debut album “Like a V,” which was released on the same day. During the event, members Nayoung, Roa, Eunwoo, Rena, and Kyulkyung discussed their villainous concept, […]

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I Spy: 15 Idol Pre-Debut Appearances That Bring Smiles To Our Faces

Before our favorite idols ever even had the chance to debut, they were trainees within their own respective companies. But for some lucky few, there were opportunities to be on camera during trainee life. Appearing alongside senior groups in things like music videos, music show performances, and commercials, these idols were seen by the public […]

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May Girl Group Brand Reputation Rankings Revealed

The Korean Business Research Institute has published May’s results for brand reputation rankings among girl groups! The ranking is based on the analysis of consumers’ participation, media coverage, interaction, and community indexes for 107,418,362 pieces of big data on about 50 girl groups from April 10 to May 11. TWICE topped this month’s brand reputation rankings with a […]

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