January Singer Brand Reputation – Lim Young Woong, BLACKPINK, & BTS Bags the Top Three Positions

January Singer Brand Reputation – Lim Young Woong, BLACKPINK, & BTS Bags the Top Three Positions
January Singer Brand Reputation

The January Singer Brand Reputation ranking is final out, and the internet is getting wild about the same. The most anticipated reveal has been done by the Korean Business Research Institute. Fans out there are highly pleased to see their beloved artists on the list, and their excitement can be seen all over the internet.

The ranking for January Singer Brand Reputation were determined through several mediums and criteria. Analysis of singers’ media coverage, consumer participation, interaction, and community awareness indexes were the parameters taken into consideration. The data from all of them were collected from December 22, 2021, to January 22, 2022. And now, the list is finally public after some real wait. Here, we have summarized all the details about the top ten artists on the list. Therefore, let’s have a quick skim inside.

1.Lim Young Woong

  • Brand Participation Index: 3,736,284.
  • Brand Reputation Index: 12,515,103.
  • Media Index: 5,541,222.
  • Communication Index: 1,613,652.
  • Community Index: 1,623,652.
January Singer Brand Reputation – Lim Young Woong, BLACKPINK, & BTS Bags the Top Three Positions
Lim Young Woong

Recognized as a South Korean trot singer, entertainer, and YouTuber, Lim Young Woong is one of the popular personalities in the music industry. He debuted in the year 2016 and released his first single “Hate You”. Since then, he has climbed the ladder continuously, with many bangers on the list.

He has released one collaborative medley album, eight singles, and one soundtrack. Among them, “My Starry Love” and “Love Always Runs Away” bagged the top position on the Gaon Digital Chart. Moreover, he is also the first trot artist ever to bag the Gold Play Button for achieving one million subscribers on his YouTube channel. From his official channel, the most-viewed video is his Mr. Trot performance of “the Story of an Old Couple in Their 60s”.

2. Blackpink

  • Brand Participation Index: 1,392,466.
  • Brand Reputation Index: 12,160,011.
  • Media Index: 1,930,855.
  • Communication Index: 3,944,742.
  • Community Index: 4,891,949.
January Singer Brand Reputation – Lim Young Woong, BLACKPINK, & BTS Bags the Top Three Positions
Blackpink

Blackpink is one of the renowned South Korean girl groups in the global music industry. Operating under YG Entertainment, the group has bagged the second position in the January Singer Band Reputation ranking. It debuted in the year 2016 with its single “Square One”. Since then, they have released many successful tracks that have bagged positions on several music charts including, Gaon Digital Chart and Billboard’s chart, in different categories.

The group has successfully bagged the title of the highest-charting female Korean act on the Billboard Hot 100 with their stunning track “Ice Cream”. Moreover, they have swept away various awards at several music award shows, and the consistency is really amazing.

Furthermore, the previous year, the group released a Japanese version of “The Album”. The album was available in 12 different physical editions and included the Japanese versions for four out of the eight tracks i.e., “How You Like That”, “Pretty Savage”, “Lovesick Girls”, and “You Never Know”.

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3. BTS

  • Brand Participation Index: 2,128,282.
  • Brand Reputation Index: 12,081,684.
  • Media Index: 4,358,382.
  • Communication Index: 3,046,777.
  • Community Index: 2,548,242.
January Singer Brand Reputation – Lim Young Woong, BLACKPINK, & BTS Bags the Top Three Positions
BTS

BTS is recognized as the world’s biggest boy band and an amazing artist. The group debuted back in the year 2013, releasing their album “2 Cool 4 Skool” under Big Hit Entertainment. Since then, they have not once stopped climbing up the ladder. With their heartwarming music tracks and amazing production of the same, they have bagged several honored titles of the music industry.

The group has set the bar high for the entire global music industry to a level that now they are the only ones who are capable of breaking their own records. They have swept away every single music award show and have cemented their name in the history of music.

In the year 2021, the group, like always, successfully broke several records and bagged many amazing titles. Ranging from being named the Global Recording Artist of the Year 2020 by IFPI to becoming the first Korean nominee to performing at the 63rd Annual Grammy Awards, BTS has everyone on their feet. The group has recently released a new fictional webtoon titled “7Fates: Chako” on January 15, 2022.

4. IU

  • Brand Participation Index: 1,270,216.
  • Brand Reputation Index: 8,096,765.
  • Media Index: 2,219,909.
  • Communication Index: 2,302,763.
  • Community Index: 2,303,875.
January Singer Brand Reputation – Lim Young Woong, BLACKPINK, & BTS Bags the Top Three Positions
IU

Operating under Kakao Entertainment, IU has bagged the fourth position on the January Singer Brand Reputation Ranking list. She is recognized as a South Korean singer-songwriter and actress. She debuted in the music industry in the year 2008 and released her mini-album “Lost and Found”. Moreover, her hard work and passion for music paid off when she caught the attention of the mainstream media with her albums like “Growing Up”
and “IU…IM”.

She has released many successful soundtracks and given out several stunning performances in many South Korean drama series. Since her debut, IU has released a total of five studio albums and nine EPs.

Furthermore, with the growing success and sweeping off many music awards shows and global music charts, she bagged the titles of being the best-selling solo act in the K-Pop Industry. Moreover, in the year 2014, she was recognized as the all-time leader of Billboard’s Korea K-Pop Hot 100 chart.

Her television career, too is an amazing success. She has been starred in many successful drama series like “Hotel del Luna”, “The Producers”, “Pretty Man”, “Moon Lovers: Scarlet Heart Ryeo”, “Persona”, and many others. Furthermore, she has released a new special album titled “Pieces” on December 29, 2021.

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5. Lee Chan Won

  • Brand Participation Index: 1,860,624.
  • Brand Reputation Index: 6,753,306.
  • Media Index: 1,241,525.
  • Communication Index: 1,826,884.
  • Community Index: 1,824,273.
January Singer Brand Reputation – Lim Young Woong, BLACKPINK, & BTS Bags the Top Three Positions
Lee Chan Won

Recognized as a Korean trot singer, Lee Chan Won is one of the popular personalities in the South Korean music industry. Apart from his music career, he has also appeared in several South Korean television shows and also some drama series and movies.

“Mama the Idol”, “Racket Boys”, “New Family Relations Certificate Godfather”, “Miss Trot”, “Hidden Singer: Season 6”, “Where is My Home”, “Amazing Saturday” are some of the popular television shows he has participated in as a guest and a contestant.

He has again proven his skills and talents after bagging the fifth position in the January Singer Brand Reputation Rankings. Moreover, he has also bagged positions, nominations, and wins at several other music charts, awards, and records.

6. IVE

  • Brand Participation Index: 915,207.
  • Brand Reputation Index:5,798,105.
  • Media Index: 1,314,772.
  • Communication Index: 1,763,419.
  • Community Index: 1,804,708.
January Singer Brand Reputation – Lim Young Woong, BLACKPINK, & BTS Bags the Top Three Positions
IVE

The South Korean girl group is rising to popularity and them bagging the sixth position on the January Singer Brand Reputation screams the same. Being new to the industry, this title has gained them a lot more recognition. The group debuted on December 1, 2021, with “Eleven,” their first single album.

They are climbing the success ladder very swiftly. Furthermore, just after their debut, the group earned the title of being the fastest to win first place in MBC’s Show Campaign since its debut on December 8, 2021.

Since then, with “Eleven” IVE bagged many other positions and ranked on many music charts, both domestic and global. Moreover, recently the group has been selected as the most anticipated singer in 2022 among all K-Pop acts.

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7. Kang Daniel

  • Brand Participation Index: 578,651.
  • Brand Reputation Index: 5,176,313.
  • Media Index: 1,082,961.
  • Communication Index: 1,626,974.
  • Community Index: 1,887,727.
January Singer Brand Reputation – Lim Young Woong, BLACKPINK, & BTS Bags the Top Three Positions
Kang Daniel

Kang Daniel is a globally recognized South Korean singer, songwriter, and entrepreneur. The artist caught the spotlight in the year 2017, winning the first position of the second season of “Produce 101”. In the year 2019, he released “Color on Me” his first EP, which marked his solo debut. It was a big success and topped the Gaon Album Chart.

Moreover, the artist has bagged many titles and awards since then and has made his name well-known in various industries. Apart from his music career, Kang is also known for being the host for many shows like Mnet’s Street Woman Fighter and Street Dance Girls Fighter. Moreover, he has also established an independent entertainment company named “Konnect Entertainment”

8. AESPA

  • Brand Participation Index: 920,401.
  • Brand Reputation Index: 4,396,948.
  • Media Index: 1,831,011.
  • Communication Index: 792,863.
  • Community Index: 852,672.
January Singer Brand Reputation – Lim Young Woong, BLACKPINK, & BTS Bags the Top Three Positions
AESPA

The South Korean girl group is rising to popularity with a very swift speed and has gained a huge fanbase in a very short duration. Operating under SM Entertainment, the group debuted on November 17, 2020, with their single “Black Mama”.

Their first extended play, “Savage” was released on October 5, 2021. The EP gained the group its first and highest entry on the US Billboard 200 and topped the Gaon Album Chart. Furthermore, they won their first Daesang at the Asia Artist Awards, and their second Daesang came on December 4 at the 2021 Melon Music Awards. Moreover, Karina and Winter were revealed as a member of the upcoming supergroup “Got the Beat” on December 26, 2021.

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9. Lisa

  • Brand Participation Index: 278,321.
  • Brand Reputation Index: 4,327,786.
  • Media Index: 510,440.
  • Communication Index: 1,262,092.
  • Community Index: 2,276,933.
January Singer Brand Reputation – Lim Young Woong, BLACKPINK, & BTS Bags the Top Three Positions
Lisa

Lisa is a globally renowned rapper, singer, and dancer and also a member of the South Korean girl group “Blackpink”. Operating under YG Entertainment, Lisa made her solo debut in September 2021 with her single album Lalisa.

She bagged the title of the first female artist of South Korea to sell over 736,000 copies of Lalisa in its release week. Moreover, she announced her collaboration with DJ Snake, Ozuna, and Megan Thee Stallion in October 2021. The songwriting and composing credits for Lisa for “SG” along with the music video were released on October 22.

10. Lee Mujin

  • Brand Participation Index: 372,781.
  • Brand Reputation Index: 3,837,244.
  • Media Index:518.
  • Communication Index: 1,343,684.
  • Community Index: 1,346,261.
January Singer Brand Reputation – Lim Young Woong, BLACKPINK, & BTS Bags the Top Three Positions
Lee Mujin

Recognized as a South Korean singer and songwriter, Lee Mujin is one of the well-known personalities in the music industry. He bagged the spotlight of the mainstream media after his appearance in the music audition show “Sing Again” in 2020. His single “Traffic Light” bagged the artist huge success after spending three weeks at number one on Gaon Digital Chart. He bagged “Rookie of the Year” at the 2022 Seoul Music Awards.

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