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BTS Takes The #1 Spot In Annual “Leisure Energy Folks” Checklist Regardless of Ongoing Group Hiatus

Plus the opposite artists that made the listing!

Media outlet JoyNews24 not too long ago celebrated their nineteenth anniversary, in addition to held their annual examine to find out who essentially the most influential individuals within the Korean leisure trade are. This 12 months, the survey ran from September 18 to 25, and concerned 200 individuals together with these within the leisure and broadcasting trade, journalists, and content material creators.

These individuals voted for who they imagine to be the highest “Energy Folks” not solely in K-Pop, but in addition in performing, producing, internet hosting, and different fields within the Korean leisure enterprise. These on the high of the listing are thought-about to have contributed essentially the most to the trade prior to now 12 months.


Regardless of three of their members at the moment finishing their navy enlistment and the remainder of the group selling as soloists, BTS took the #1 spot on the “2023 Leisure Energy Folks” listing with 35 votes complete. Final 12 months, they had been surpassed solely by Lee Jung Jae and his success in Squid Sport, and it simply goes to point out how influential the K-Pop group continues to be even after they’re not actively selling collectively.


Second place went to soloist Lim Younger Woong, who obtained 30 votes within the ballot. Although not an enormous title internationally, he’s immensely fashionable amongst middle-aged and older music listeners in South Korea, which is why he made it so excessive on the listing.

Lim Younger Woong | Mulgogi Music

With 19 votes, NewJeans took the third-place place. That is notably spectacular since they debuted solely a bit over a 12 months in the past, and it’s evident that they’ve already made a huge effect within the K-Pop trade!

NewJeans | ADOR

The fourth-place place was a tie between three individuals — ADOR CEO Min Hee Jin, BLACKPINK‘s Jennie, and TV persona Dex — all who earned 10 votes every. BLACKPINK as a bunch obtained 9 votes, placing them in fifth place.


In sixth place, 5 totally different people earned six votes every — BIGHIT MUSIC and HYBE Labels founder Bang Si Hyuk, comic and host Yoo Jae SukLee Hyori, actress Lim Ji Yeon, and screenwriter Kim Eun Seok (the latter two who earned recognition for his or her respective work on Okay-Drama The Glory).

Lee Hyori

Others had been additionally included within the listing with fewer votes, however these are the entertainers who earned the highest spots on the ballot.

Congratulations to all the artists who had been acknowledged for what they’ve contributed to the Korean leisure trade!


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