[14 Aug 2012][News] Girls’ Generation is the Biggest Influence Entertainment Star on Sisa Journal 2012
This Sisa Journal Biggest Rank is made every year for all the entertainment stars in Korea from drama to music. Girls’ Generation has been ranked as the #1 most influential celebrity for the second year in a row.
For idols, it is very hard to get in this rank. Only 3 idols made it in this ranking in history: H.O.T. got #5 position in 1999 and 2000, and then G.O.D got #10 position in 2002. Then in 2009 and 2010, SNSD got #6 position and in 2011, SNSD is the first idol to get the position.
- SNSD 18.2%
- Yoo Jae-Seok 14.2%
- Kang Ho-dong 13.6%
Then on 14 August 2012, 2012’s percentage was announced.
- SNSD 26.2% (Sisa Journal article title : Brute Strong SNSD, Exciting Wind Monopoly Shidae)
- Yoo Jae-Seok 21%
- Park Jin-Young 10.1%
Girls’ Generation widened the gap since last year where they were first with 18.2% compared to Yoo Jaesuk’s 14.2%. The worldwide success of ‘The Boys’, the Girls’ Generation – TTS subunit, Yoona and Yuri’s drama roles, and each of the nine members helped to promote the name ‘Girls’ Generation’ to gain even more recognition within Korea and abroad as the representative of Hallyu.
SNSD #44 Powerful, Influential Generation at Sisa Journal 2012, V.1191
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