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IU Joins PSY, BTS, & Lim Young Woong As The Top Singers Of May, See Full Rankings

by Victoria Marian Belmis / May 22, 2022 09:39 PM EDT

Another brand reputation ranking of Korean celebrities has recently been listed, but this time focusing on Korean singers. Previously, K-Pop boy and girl groups and members were listed. In this article, May's top singers (both in and outside of K-Pop) were ranked. 

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Notably, the data (which is gathered from the Korean Business Research Institute) for the brand reputation rankings for Korean singers were gathered from the 21st of April until the 21st of May 2022.

Did your favorite Korean singer make the top 30? Find out below!

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#1 Lim Young Woong


Trot singer Lim Young Woong placed first in this month's ranking with a brand reputation index of 11,925,044. The artist saw a 46.12% rise in his score since the previous month.

#2 BTS


HYBE's BTS came in at a very close second with a brand reputation index of 11,418,407. The 7-member K-Pop boy group was able to see a 4.79% rise in their score since April.

#3 PSY


Soloist and P NATION CEO PSY comfortably sits in third place. The "That That" singer was able to tally a brand reputation index score of 10,749,221.

Here are the 30 Korean singers on top of the brand reputation rankings for this May:

#1 Lim Young Woong

#2 BTS

#3 PSY

#4 IU


#6 Lee Chan Won

#7 IVE

#8 Red Velvet


#10 Oh My Girl

#11 Kang Daniel

#12 Jeong Dong Won


#14 Song Ga In

#15 aespa

#16 Young Tak

#17 Jang Min Ho

#18 Lee Seung Gi

#19 Im Chang Jung


#21 Girls' Generation's Taeyeon

#22 Jessi

#23 Lee Seung Yoon

#24 Kim Hee Jae

#25 Red Velvet's Joy

#26 Jannabi

#27 EXO

#28 Brave Girls

#29 Sung Si Kyung

#30 Lee Solomon

READ: IVE Reaches Milestone By Becoming May's Top Girl Group Followed By (G)I-DLE & BLACKPINK, Full Rankings Here

Congratulations to all the K-Pop idols and other Korean artists and musicians who made the list for this month's brand reputation rankings for Korean singers!

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