Idols Choose the Best of the Best Amongst Themselves

Who really is the best dancer among idols? Or the best singer? Put your biases aside! The idols have voted and chosen among themselves who the best of the best really are.

To celebrate their fifth anniversary, Sports Donga surveyed seventy current idols to vote for the best idol groups in five categories: Best Vocalist, Best Rapper, Best Dancer, Best Visual, and Best TV Presence. Each category was divided by gender and the winners were determined purely by the number of votes. Check out the winners (and the runner ups) and see what other idols had to say about the them.

The idol groups who participated in the survey are Girl’s Day, Nine Muses, Rainbow, miss A, Big Bang, Girls’ Generation, B.A.P, Shinhwa, CNBLUE, AOA, FT Island, EXO-K, MBLAQ, U-KISS, ZE:A, JJ Project, JYJ, G.NA, 2AM, 2PM, KARA, and 15&. 

-Best  Male Vocalist:

1. JYJ’s Kim Junsu (25 votes) 

  • “He’s an amazing vocalist who can make any song his own.” -Kara’s Nicole
  • “He has good expressions and he has a wide vocal range. There is nothing weak about his live performances.” -AOASeol Hyun

2. Shinee‘s JonghyunBeast‘s Yang Yo Seob (7 votes each)

3. FT Island’s Lee Hong Ki, 2PM’s Jun.K (3 Votes each)

-Best  Female Vocalist:

1. Sistar‘s Hyorin (34 votes)

  • “She has a great range and a powerful voice. Her vocal spectrum is very wide.” -Kara’s Han Seung Yeon
  • “She has unique and stable vocals.” -Big Bang’s Seungri

2. Girls’ Generation’s Taeyeon (16 votes)

3. Ailee (13 votes)

-Best  Male Rapper: 

1.Big Bang’s G.Dragon (33 votes)

  • “There’s something very special about G-Dragon’s raps.” -miss A’s Suzy
  • “You can really feel his own colors in the songs.” -FT Island’s Choi Jong Hoon

2. Block B’s Zico (18 votes)

3. Big Bang’s TOP (8 votes)

-Best  Female Rapper: 2NE1‘s CL (34 votes)

  • “She brings out herself with her unique rap and she has an addictive voice.” -Kara’s Kang Ji Young
  • “Rapper overflowing with swag.” -U-Kiss’ Dong Ho 

2. Brown Eyed GirlsMiryoEXID‘s LE (11 votes each)

3. Jewelry‘s Baby-J (3 votes)

-Best Male Dancer:

1. Big Bang’s Taeyang (37 votes)

  • “His dance is very stylish.”- miss A’s Suzy
  • “He has his own groove that matches his style.”- JJ Project’s J.R. 

2. SHINee’s Taemin, Super Junior‘s Eunhyuk, Jay Park (6 votes each)

3. 2PM’s Wooyoung (3 votes)

-Best Female Dancer:

1. 2NE1’s Minzy (21 votes)

  • “There’s something different about Minzy’s dance.” -CNBLUE’s Jung Yong Hwa
  • “She has the best energy that comes out when she dances. It feels like when someone suddenly changes.” -Kara’s Park Gyu Ri 

2. Girls’ Generation’s Hyoyeon (19 votes)

3. 4Minute‘s HyunA (8 votes)

Runner ups: Miss A’s Min (7 votes), BoA (4 votes)

-Best Male Visual/Face:

1. Big Bang’s TOP (19 votes)

  • “He is a singer with an actor’s face. His dark and large facial features are cool.” -Kara’s Park Gyu Ri
  • “He has a masculine beauty.” FT Island’s Lee Hong Ki

2. 2PM’s Nichkun (8 votes)

3. JYJ’s Kim Jaejoong, SHINee‘s Minho (3 votes each)

-Best Female Visual/Face: Girls’ Generation’s Yoona (16 votes)

  • “There’s no explanation needed, she is the example of beauty.” AOA’s Yuna
  • “She has doll-like features.” U-Kiss’ Ki Seob

2. Miss A’s Suzy (10 votes)

3. f(x)‘s Krystal (7 votes)

Runner ups: Girls’ Generation’s Taeyeon (5 votes), f(x)’s Sulli (4 votes)

-Best Male TV Presence:

1. 2AM‘s Jo Kwon

  • “He has an eloquent way of speaking and he doesn’t get nervous in front of the camera. His stage presence is really impressive.” -Kara’s Kang Ji Young

2. Big Bang’s G-Dragon, ZE:A‘s Kwang Hee (16 votes each)

3. Big Bang’s Taeyang, Super Junior’s Shindong (3 votes each)

-Best Female TV Presence:

1. 4Minute’s HyunA (13 votes)

  • “No one can copy her presence on variety shows.” -Big Bang’s Seungri
  • “I get excited when I see her on TV.” -CNBLUE’s Lee Jong Shin

2. 2NE1’s CL (11 votes)

3. Girl’s Day‘s Minah, Miss A’s Min (8 votes each)

Runner up: Jewelry’s Yewon (6 votes)

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