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Guess who made the top of each list!
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23 Mar 2020 - 8:35 AM  UPDATED 23 Mar 2020 - 8:35 AM

In honour of its 30th anniversary, Korean news outlet Sports Chosun has asked 20 K-pop entertainment agencies to name the most influential artists in the field currently, in various categories.

Representatives from agencies including SM Entertainment, BigHit Entertainment, JYP Entertainment, Pledis Entertainment, Cube Entertainment, Woolim Entertainment, Source Music, FNC Entertainment, Blockberry Creative and many more participated. 

Check out the results for each category based on their votes.

Top boy group

1. BTS
2. EXO
3. SEVENTEEN
4. MONSTA X
5. NU'EST
6. NCT
7. GOT7
8. ATEEZ
9. TXT
10. BIGBANG
11. SF9
12. Shinhwa
13. SuperM
14. H.O.T

Top girl group

1. TWICE
2. Red Velvet
3. BLACKPINK
4. IZ*ONE
5. (G)I-DLE
6. MAMAMOO
7. LOONA
8. ITZY
9. GFRIEND
10. Girls' Generation
11. Wonder Girls
12. AOA, Fin K.L, MOMOLAND
13. 2NE1, Dreamcatcher, EVERGLOW

Top solo artist

1. IU
2. Taeyeon (Girls' Generation)
3. Chungha
4. Zico
5. Sunmi
6. Paul Kim
7. Kang Daniel
8. Baek Yerin
9. Song Gain
10. Rain
11. Yang Joon Il, Lee Hyori, Taemin (SHINee), Heize, Changmo
12. Kim Gun Mo, Baekhyun (EXO)
13. Lee Soo Hyun (AKMU)
14. Chen (EXO), Hwasa (MAMAMOO), Jeon So Mi

Best rookies

1. ITZY
2. TXT
3. ATEEZ
4. AB6IX
5. EVERGLOW, (G)I-DLE, ANS, Park Hae Won
6. LOONA

Best producers

1. Bang Shi Hyuk (Big Hit Entertainment)
2. Lee Soo Man (SM Entertainment)
3. Park Jin Young (JYP Entertainment)
4. BTS
5. Zico
6. Kim Doo Hoon
7. Teddy
8. Changmo
9. Slow Rabbit

What do you think of the rankings?

(Source)


 

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