April Idol Group Brand Reputation Rankings Announced

The Korean Business Research Institute has revealed this month’s brand reputation rankings for idol groups!

The rankings were determined through an analysis of the consumer participation, media coverage, interaction, and community indexes of 100 idol groups using data from April 1 to April 30.

Wanna One maintained its spot at No. 1 on the list, with the group’s brand reputation index seeing a 23.54 percent increase since March for a total score of 17,984,758. BTS also held onto its spot at second place, with its brand reputation index dipping 11.7 percent to 11,824,337.

TWICE climbed two spots on the list to claim third place in this month’s rankings, with its brand reputation index rising 59 percent to a score of 11,391,023. Meanwhile, Red Velvet remained at fourth place with a brand reputation index of 9,010,634, seeing a slight decrease of 3.26 percent in its score since March.

Finally, WINNER shot up 17 spots to round out the top five on this month’s list. The group enjoyed an impressive 204.51 percent increase in its score since March for a total index of 6,339,726.

Check out the top 30 below!

  1. Wanna One
  2. BTS
  3. TWICE
  4. Red Velvet
  5. WINNER
  6. EXO
  7. iKON
  8. Lovelyz
  9. Oh My Girl
  10. BLACKPINK
  11. EXID
  12. Apink
  13. Girls’ Generation
  14. BIGBANG
  15. TVXQ
  16. VIXX
  17. NU’EST W
  18. SHINee
  19. MAMAMOO
  20. SEVENTEEN
  21. MOMOLAND
  22. GFRIEND
  23. NCT
  24. Super Junior
  25. The Boyz
  26. MONSTA X
  27. PENTAGON
  28. BTOB
  29. INFINITE
  30. WJSN (Cosmic Girls)

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