The Korean Business Research Institute has released the results of their September brand reputation rankings for individual boy group members.
The institute analyzed media coverage, interaction, and community indexes based on 137,918,420 pieces of data on 320 boy group members from August 15 to September 16.
After dominating the top 11 spots last month, all Wanna One members ranked high once again, taking No. 1 through No. 8 and No. 10 through No. 12.
Kang Daniel placed first for two consecutive months with a total brand reputation index of 4,262,538 and cute, handsome, and pretty as his brand linked words. Park Ji Hoon took second with a total brand reputation index of 2,285,688, and Hwang Min Hyun placed third with a total brand reputation index of 2,190,997. Ong Sung Woo, Kim Jae Hwan, Yoon Ji Sung, Park Woo Jin, and Lee Dae Hwi followed immediately after. BIGBANGs Taeyang rose five spots to No. 9 and is followed by Ha Sung Woon, Bae Jin Young, and Lai Guan Lin.
Three VIXX members and both TVXQ members newly entered the top 30 ranking.
The ranking of the top 30 is as follows:
Wanna Ones Hwang Min Hyun
Wanna Ones Bae Jin Young
Highlights Lee Gikwang
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