[16 Aug 2012][News] Girls’ Generation dominates Mnet TOP 100 Korean Idol Stars

The Mnet TOP 100 Korean Idols has recently been announced. This is the result of a survey conducted by Mnet in collaboration with Gallup Korea* through interviews with 1500 people (70% points) and Mnet voting (30% points). Accordingly, Girls’ Generation once again proved their popularity and the love that people give them as there are 8 members in TOP 10. Especially, Yoona, Taeyeon, and Tiffany together held the top three positions, followed by Yuri (#4), Seohuyn (# 6), Jessica (# 7), Sooyoung (# 8), Sunny (# 9), and Hyoyeon (# 11).

TOP 11:

  1. Yoona – 1000 Gallup; 337 Netizen’s Vote (700; 101)
  2. Taeyeon –  953 Gallup; 373 Netizen’s Vote (667; 112)
  3. Tiffany – 861 Gallup; 340 Netizen’s Vote (603; 102)
  4. Yuri – 814 Gallup; 323 Netizen’s Vote (570; 97)
  5. IU – 856 Gallup; 193 Netizen’s Vote (599; 58)
  6. Seohyun – 763 Gallup; 333 Netizen’s Vote (534; 100)
  7. Jessica – 747 Gallup; 333 Netizen’s Vote (523; 100)
  8. Sooyoung – 734 Gallup; 313 Netizen’s Vote (514; 94)
  9. Sunny – 669 Gallup; 320 Netizen’s Vote (468; 96)
  10. Leeteuk – 367 Gallup; 980 Netizen’s Vote (257; 294)
  11. Hyoyeon – 646 Gallup; 327 Netizen’s Vote (452; 98)

TOP 100:

Mnet’s News about TOP 18:

There are some significant changes in the order if we ignore the result from Mnet voting. However, the members of Girls’ Generation are still at very high positions. Besides, Girls’ Generation is the only group to have all the members in TOP 19.

TOP 13:

  1. Yoona = 700
  2. Taeyeon = 667
  3. Tiffany = 603
  4. IU = 599
  5. Yuri = 570
  6. Seohyun = 534
  7. Jessica = 523
  8. Sooyoung = 514
  9. Jokwon = 480
  10. Sunny = 468
  11. Sohee = 454
  12. Hyorin = 454
  13. Hyoyeon = 452

According to this, Girls’ Generation is famous and loved by most age groups, confirming their ‘National Group’ title.

Interestingly, Yoona gained high positions in both charts. She is famous to people of 20 – 30 ages when she received the second biggest number of votes (by Gallup) (only after Taeyeon), moreover, she is also the most popular idol to people of 40 – 50 ages.

*Gallup Korea is a specialized research company with over 30 years of experience. It usually conducts large-scale surveys for people of various ages on issues related to entertainment, economy, and society. It has the greatest number of interviews, the highest brand awareness and the most frequently quoted by the press.

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