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Which Hallyu stars topped Forbes power celebrity ranking list?

By KpopJoA   Monday, February 27, 2017   78,929   4,193   1
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Forbes Korea recently unveiled their '2017 Power Celebrity List' featuring the most influential Korean stars.


Topping first and second place were actors Park Bo Gum and Song Joong Ki respectively.  Actor Park Bo Gum rose to fame in KBS' 'Love in the Moonlight,' while Song Joong Ki gave a charismatic performance in 'Descendents of the Sun.'


Meanwhile, idol group EXO went down to 4th place after placing 1st on the Forbes list in back to back years for 2015 and 2016.  Girl group TWICE came in 3rd place with BTS charging in at 5th place and singer Suzy trailing after in 6th.


Top celebrities who were on the Forbes list for many years in the past such as Girls' Generation, Big Bang, IU, Girl's Day, and SISTAR were all nowhere to be found on the 2017 list. Instead, it's a changing of the guard with new rising stars taking over.


Check out the top 20 list below.






  1. EXO
  2. Song Joong Ki
  3. (Bangtan Boys) BTS
  4. Park Bo Gum
  5. TWICE
  6. forbes


irina1618 Saturday, March 4, 2017

congrats to great PARK BO GUM. the most talented handsome hot actor, perfect dancer and fascinating singer! happy for adorable Bogummy❤❤❤ love generous and kindhearted BOGUMMY. many thanks frm RUSSIA and UZBEKISTAN.

suzammaaa Thursday, March 2, 2017

IU will kill 2017 and she will be at the top on that list in 2018

shubhajan Wednesday, March 1, 2017

damn slay Twice!!! and slay suzy! my queens be slaying and congrats to everyone else to!

kokita Wednesday, March 1, 2017

SUZYTWICE

iman13 Tuesday, February 28, 2017

what about Gong Yoo???

velapati Tuesday, February 28, 2017

pretty girls are A O A!

BASHER Tuesday, February 28, 2017

clap clap for my babies EXO still topping despite to those hate comments from haters...

mary1 Tuesday, February 28, 2017

I expected names like Song Ji Hyo and Gong Yo to be on the list

beyondordinary Tuesday, February 28, 2017

i pretty much love everyone on that list, congrats to all who made it!

miyub1123 Tuesday, February 28, 2017

i'm surprised with kim yoojung tho x)

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