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  • Mary Kim


According to Korea!

Over the years, the Hallyu Korean Wave has expanded around the globe. Since the early 2000s, when K-dramas became famous, the Hallyu Wave has grown in size as more countries turn to K-dramas and K-pop for entertainment.

As a result of this worldwide study, the Ministry of Culture, Sports, and Tourism compiled a list of Korea's most popular celebrities - both singers and actors.

The most well-liked actors and singers in Korea were revealed by the ministry, based on public polls conducted around the world. We've come to this conclusion:

According to the chart, BTS came out on top with 26.7 percent of the vote. In 16 of the 19 nations surveyed, BTS was the most popular act. BLACKPINK came in second, garnering 10.4% of the vote, followed by IU (2.8%), Lisa (2.4%), and Psy (2.2%). Big Bang, G-Dragon, Jungkook and TWICE are among the other artists in the top ten.

Lee Min Ho was voted the best actor in South Korea with 9.3% of the vote. In 15 of the 19 countries polled, Lee Min Ho was the most popular actor. Hyun Bin came in second with a 3.1% share, followed by Gong Yoo with a 2.8% share, Song Hye Kyo with a 2.2% share, and Song Joong Ki with a 2.1% share. In addition to Lee Jong Suk and IU, the other actors who made the top ten were Jung Ho Yeon, Kim Soo Hyun, Suzy, Park Seo Joon, Ji Chang Wook, Lee Jung Jae, and Park Shin Hye.


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