May Brand Reputation Rankings For Individual Girl Group Members Announced

The Korean Business Research Institute has published this month’s brand reputation rankings for individual girl group members! The rankings were determined through an analysis of the media coverage, communication, participation, and community awareness indexes of 318 girl group members using data from April 18 to May 19.  Red Velvet’s Joy topped this month’s list with […]

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12 Moments When Idols Freely Embraced Their Quirks

Almost every K-pop group has a member with a wonderful 4D personality. Their eccentric character is usually witnessed on variety shows, live broadcasts, and even during music award shows where they proudly exhibit their unique persona, much to fans’ delight. To show our appreciation of these idols’ lively auras that never fail to make us smile, here are 12 moments […]

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11 Aegyo Moments That Made Our Hearts Melt And Fingers Curl

Even if you’ve just been sucked into the world of Korean entertainment, you’ve probably encountered aegyo. It’s prevalent in all forms of media, from K-dramas to variety shows to K-pop. So what is it exactly? Aegyo is the Korean word that refers to a display of affection or acting cute. This display of cuteness can […]

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March Brand Reputation Rankings For Individual Girl Group Members Revealed

On March 18, the Korean Business Research Institute announced this month’s ranking for brand reputation among individual girl group members. The ranking is based on the analysis of consumers’ participation, media coverage, interaction, and community indexes for 111,233,224 pieces of big data on 318 girl group members from February 16 to March 17. With the recent premiere of […]

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February Brand Reputation Rankings For Individual Girl Group Members Revealed

The Korean Business Research Institute has published February’s results for brand reputation rankings among girl group members!

MOMOLAND’s JooE topped this month’s brand reputation rankings with a total score of 4,138,210. Red Velvet’s Irene followed up in second place with a total score of 3,852,928, while TWICE’s Momo came in third place with a score of 3,489,178.

A source from the Institute revealed that JooE was highly associated with the keywords “MOMOLAND,” “BBoom BBoom,” and “rumors” as she came in first place this month.

The top 30 rankings are as follows:

  1. MOMOLAND’s JooE
  2. Red Velvet’s Irene
  3. TWICE’s Momo
  4. Red Velvet’s Seulgi
  5. MOMOLAND’s Nancy
  6. Girls’ Generation’s Seohyun
  7. Red Velvet’s Joy
  8. MOMOLAND’s Yeonwoo
  9. Red Velvet’s Yeri
  10. Girls’ Generation’s YoonA
  11. TWICE’s Sana
  12. TWICE’s Dahyun
  13. Oh My Girl’s Arin
  14. gugudan’s Mina
  15. Red Velvet’s Wendy
  16. TWICE’s Nayeon
  17. BLACKPINK’s Jisoo
  18. TWICE’s Mina
  19. MOMOLAND’s Daisy
  20. TWICE’s Tzuyu
  21. TWICE’s Jeongyeon
  22. BLACKPINK’s Jennie
  23. EXID’s Hani
  24. Girls’ Generation’s Sooyoung
  25. Girls’ Generation’s Taeyeon
  26. Weki Meki’s Kim Doyeon
  27. Oh My Girl’s YooA
  28. gugudan’s Kim Sejeong
  29. TWICE’s Jihyo
  30. Girls’ Generation’s Yuri

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January Brand Reputation Rankings For Individual Girl Group Members Revealed

The Korean Business Research Institute has released the brand reputation rankings for individual girl group members for the month of January.

109,486,334 pieces of data were collected on 318 girl group members from December 19, 2017 till January 20, 2018 based on categories of participation, media coverage, communication, and community awareness. This was a 71.87 percent increase in the total amount of data collected compared to the previous month.

According to the statistics, TWICE’s Sana topped this month’s brand reputation rankings with a total score of 3,635,014, a 138.46 percent increase from the previous month. In second place was Red Velvet’s Irene with a score of 3,181,174, which was a small 1.68 percent drop from December. Third place went to Oh My Girl’s Arin, whose brand reputation increased 749.46 percent for a total of 2,865,103.

A source from the Institute stated that Sana’s brand for this month was tied to keywords like, “Japan, enteritis, Idol Star Athletics Championship” and 71.41 percent of data relating to the idol was positive. They added, “Oh My Girl’s members have also risen swiftly up the rankings as public interest has risen for the girl group.”

Here are the brand reputation rankings for the top 30 girl group members:

  1. TWICE’s Sana
  2. Red Velvet’s Irene
  3. Oh My Girl’s Arin
  4. Red Velvet’s Joy
  5. Oh My Girl’s YooA
  6. TWICE’s Mina
  7. Red Velvet’s Yeri
  8. MOMOLAND’s Nancy
  9. MOMOLAND’s Yeonwoo
  10. TWICE’s Nayeon
  11. TWICE’s Momo
  12. Red Velvet’s Seulgi
  13. TWICE’s Tzuyu
  14. MOMOLAND’s JooE
  15. MAMAMOO’s Solar
  16. Girls’ Generation’s Taeyeon
  17. TWICE’s Dahyun
  18. TWICE’s Jeongyeon
  19. Oh My Girl’s Jiho
  20. BLACKPINK’s Jennie
  21. TWICE’s Jihyo
  22. Oh My Girl’s Seunghee
  23. T-ara’s Hyomin
  24. EXID’s Hani
  25. TWICE’s Chaeyoung
  26. EXID’s Solji
  27. Girls’ Generation’s Seohyun
  28. Girls’ Generation’s YoonA
  29. GFRIEND’s Yerin
  30. BLACKPINK’s Jisoo

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TWICE’s Sana Revealed To Have Been Treated For Enteritis


It was recently revealed that TWICE’s Sana was diagnosed with enteritis.

On January 16, a source from JYP Entertainment stated, “Sana received a diagnosis of enteritis on January 15 and went to the hospital for treatment. She did not require hospitalization and now she is resting back at the dorm.” Enteritis is an inflammation of the intestine.

On January 15, Sana and the rest of TWICE had participated in MBC’s “2018 Idol Star Athletic Championships” when she received the sudden diagnosis.

The source from JYP also stated that for now Sana’s schedule will depend on her condition. TWICE was slated to begin their Japanese promotions with a cross-country tour in February.

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