Big Hit Entertainment’s BTS ranks first on the list of the hottest South Korean boy bands in terms of brand value this December. S.M. Entertainment’s EXO ranked second, while Seventeen placed third followed by other big names; Sechskies, BTOB, B1A4, Big Bang, VIXX, SHINee, INFINITE, B2ST, WINNER, Block B, B.A.P, MONSTA X, Super Junior, Shinhwa, 2PM, TVXQ, F.T. Island, 2AM, JYJ, TEEN TOP, and ZE:A
Korea Institute of Corporate Reputation has recognized that BTS was in first place after 35,994,778 pieces of data were analyzed from November 8th to December 9th. BTS had a total of 7.3 million pieces of data to their name, followed by EXO with 5.8 million and Seventeen with 3.7 million pieces of data!
Amidst all the competitions with chart rankings and surveys, top groups such as EXO and BTS have constantly shown us how sweet and professional they are as competing boy bands.
Take a look at the adorable interaction between EXO’s Suho and BTS’s V at the recent MAMA 2016.
We wish fans of different groups could be more loving and welcoming of each other as well. ^^
Shin Min-ji, Seoul