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Who do industry officials think are K-pop's biggest stars?
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23 Jun 2020 - 9:41 AM  UPDATED 23 Jun 2020 - 9:41 AM

K-pop industry officials have shared their thoughts on who the best artists are in K-pop right now, through a survey conducted by Sports Seoul.

The outlet spoke with 50 entertainment agency representatives and asked them to choose their top three in a number of categories ranging from best producer to most promising groups. 

Check out the list below and tell us what you think!

Best boy group
1. BTS
2. EXO
3. SEVENTEEN
4. NCT
5. BIGBANG
6. MONSTA X

Best girl group
1. TWICE
2. BLACKPINK
3. Red Velvet
4. Oh My Girl
5. IZ*ONE
6. (G)I-DLE

Best male solo artist
1. Zico
2. Rain
3. Paul Kim
4. Baekhyun; G-Dragon
5. Park Hyo Shin; Jang Beom June; Lim Young Woong

Best female solo artist
1. IU
2. Taeyeon
3. Chungha
4. Heize
5. Sunmi
6. Lee Hyori

Best rising star
1. TXT
2. ITZY
3. SM rookie girl group
4. CRAVITY, TREASURE, ATEEZ

Best producer
1. Bang Si Hyuk (Big Hit Entertainment)
2. Lee Soo Man (SM Entertainment)
3. Park Jin Young (JYP Entertainment)
4. Zico; Teddy

Power people who move the industry
1. BTS
2. Lee Soo Man
3. Bang Si Hyuk
4. Park Jin Young
5. IU

Best K-pop company
1. SM Entertainment
2. Big Hit Entertainment
3. JYP Entertainment
4. YG Entertainment

(Source)


 

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