• (Choon Entertainment/Big Hit Entertainment/Jellyfish Entertainment/Swing Entertainment)
You voted, and here are the results!
10 Dec 2019 - 10:39 AM  UPDATED 10 Dec 2019 - 10:45 AM

It's finally time to reveal SBS PopAsia's 2019 Rookie of the Year as voted by you!

We asked SBS PopAsians to tell us who your favourite rookie artist of 2019 is, and the response was absolutely enormous! With over 1.6 million votes placed over the last month, it's been an overwhelming race to the finish line. 

Check out the top five below!

5. AB6IX

Brand New Music's boy group has been a hit in South Korea and internationally, with former Wanna One members Woojin and Daehwi joining MXM's Donghyun and Youngmin, and member Woong.


This boy group debuted in May with their album, We In The Zone, and their popularity is steadily growing - as proven by their fourth place in our poll!


Jellyfish Entertainment's new boy group has won the hearts of fans around the world with their catchy music (and we interviewed them this year too - check it out below!).

2. X1

Produce X 101 group X1 are a powerhouse team of talented artists, who have gathered fans globally since debuting in August with their single "FLASH".

1. TXT

Drum roll please... TXT are SBS PopAsia's 2019 Rookie of the Year!

Big Hit Entertainment's new boy group has had phenomenal success since their debut in March with "CROWN", and PopAsia readers clearly couldn't get enough of them this year!

It was incredible close between first and second place, showing how devoted fans are to their faves, so congratulations to all of 2019's rookie artists! With so many talented debuts, we know it's hard to pick a fave!


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