• Which artist is the most radiant K-Pop artist of 2015?

    December 17, 2015 @ 5:17 pm

    Who was the most radiant K-Pop artist this year?  Gallup Korea had the answer, at least according to their end-of-the-year survey.  The survey targeted 4,200 people between the ages of 13 and 59, and took place three times - once in July, September, and November. In order to reflect the age-specific preferences, they asked 1,500 people between the ages of 13 and 29 in the nation separately about idol groups.   The 95% confidence level indicates a

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  • Which K-pop hit was deemed the song of the year?

    December 17, 2015 @ 4:43 pm

    Gallup Korea has unveiled their ranking for the songs of the year!  Their survey took place three times over the year (July, September, and November), targeting 4,200 people from ages 13 to 59.In the end, Big Bang's anthem track "Bang Bang Bang" came out as the song of the year with 7.2% of votes!  In second place was Oh Seung Geun's "What's Wrong With My Age," which was released back in 2012 but is still as popular as ever!  

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  • 'Gallup Korea' reveals Koreans' favorite countries and cities to visit

    March 21, 2015 @ 2:52 pm

    From our last 'Ask us Anything' feature, it seemed like a lot of you were curious about how Korea regarded your own home country. 'Gallup Korea' may have some of the answers for your questions since in a recently released survey, they revealed some of Korea's favorite places in the world.'Gallup Korea's asked two questions to 1,700 people over the age of 13. The first was: "Aside from South Korea, which country is your favorite?" According t

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  • What were Korea's favorite brands in 2014?

    March 7, 2015 @ 3:17 pm

    After surveying 1,700 men and women over the age of 13, Korea's opinion survey firm 'Gallup Korea' has released a list of the nation's favorite brands in 2014. Along with releasing the 2014 list, 'Gallup Korea' has also provided data from their 2004 survey, comparing how Korean citizens' taste in brands have changed in a decade. The following charts illustrates that change. BeerIn the chart shown below, while 'Hite' was once the most popular beer

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  • IU voted standout artist of the year in a poll

    December 18, 2014 @ 4:16 am

    IU was voted standout artist of the year in a poll! 'Gallup Korea' calculated 2,774 votes from males and females 13-59 years of age from all of Korea except those in Jeju Island in a survey during the months of October and November. The participants were asked to choose their top three favorite artists among those who promoted this year. Although IU was the general winner among all of the age groups, EXO was #1 among those in their teens, IU was

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  • Korea Gallup poll reveals the most popular K-pop stars in 2012

    December 28, 2012 @ 6:17 pm

    Korea Gallup ran their annual opinion polls for 2012. A few of the categories for their survey included topics on K-pop and which stars were the biggest and brightest this year. They polled 4,157 people in the age range from 13 to 59 and each person was asked to choose up to 3 artists in each category. Check out the results below. The Brightest Singing Stars of 2012 1. Psy - 24.4% 2. Girls' Generation - 19.8% 3. Big Bang - 9.5% 4.

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  • IU and Girls' Generation top favorite song and artist of the year

    December 26, 2011 @ 12:02 pm

    The 'Korea Gallup' polls has released the results for its surveys on the most popular K-Pop songs and artists of the year! The gallup polls surveyed 3,401 Koreans between the ages of 13 and 59. As expected, the top three most favorite songs of the year were IU's "Good Day" (3.9%), T-ara's "Roly Poly" (3.3%), and Girls' Generation's "The Boys" (2.7%). Check out the full list below! 1. IU - "Good Day" (3.9%) 2. T-ara - "Roly Poly" (3.

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  • Hyun Bin chosen as the #1 actor who helped 2011 shine

    December 21, 2011 @ 1:15 pm

    Hyun Bin was picked as the #1 actor who helped 2011 shine. On December 21st, according to Korean Gallup, a poll was taken from November 18th to December 7th, in which 1,728 people, over the age of 13, participated . Hyun Bin took 1st place with 9.2% of the votes due to his role as Kim Joo Won in SBS's 'Secret Garden'. The actor had placed 5th in 2010's poll, but after the airing of 'Secret Garden' he climbed up to 1st place in 2011 -

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  • Which comedian has been deemed to be Korea's favorite?

    December 24, 2010 @ 6:26 am

    Gagman Kang Ho Dong has been chosen as the #1 comedian of 2010. Gallup Korea surveyed 1,701 Koreans over the age of 13 from November 27th through December 7th to pick the best comedian with the most career for 2010. According to the results, Kang Ho Dong received 43% of the votes, coming in at #1 and overtaking Yoo Jae Suk for the first time in five years. Kang Ho Dong had always ranked second to Yoo Jae Suk in the surveys from 2005 thr

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  • Gallup Korea confirms SNSD's 'National Girl Group' status

    December 21, 2010 @ 3:48 am

    SNSD have been chosen by the general public as the 'Artist of the Year' for the second year running. The professional research firm, Gallup Korea, chose 3,401 random citizens over the age of 13 to ask the question, "Who is your favorite artist?". Results showed that 31.5% of the votes went to SNSD, making them rank #1 for a second consecutive year. 2nd place went to 2PM with 12.5%, while 3rd place went to Jang Yoon Jung (11.6%). SNSD al

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