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BTS tops the brand value ranking for boy groups in June + Seventeen and EXO follow

By jennywill   Sunday, June 11, 2017   68,673   21,198   0



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BTS is the top boy group in terms of brand value for June.

According to the Korea Institute of Corporate Reputation, BTS was at the top of the June data, followed by Seventeen and EXO. 81,521,300 pieces of data were examined from May 9th to June 10th. BTS had a total of 9,595,360, while Seventeen had 8,220,258 and EXO had 6,646,661.

SEE ALSO: SM will be releasing remixes of EXO's 'Power' through SM Station Season 2

The rest of the boys ranked were, in order, Sechskies, VIXX, SHINee, WINNER, Highlight, ASTRO, BTOB, INFINITE, Super Junior, NCT, NU'EST, Big Bang, F.T. Island, SF9, JYJ, B1A4, Vromance, Block B, Snuper, GOT7, Shinhwa, B2ST (listed separately from Highlight), MONSTA X, NCT Dream (listed separately from NCT), Varsity, iKON, and 2PM.

Congratulations to BTS.
  1. EXO
  2. Seventeen
  3. (Bangtan Boys) BTS

Whoooo Monday, June 12, 2017


Alastair Whoooo Tuesday, June 13, 2017

BTS's comeback was back in February, that ain't recent. Didn't EXO come out with a winter mini album in late 2016? EXO is getting ready for a comeback soon and BTS are hinting for a comeback close to mid/end of summer.What are you shouting about? It is not that serious

bangeryun94 Whoooo Wednesday, June 14, 2017

Bullshit. Gawd you're a barking little thing

Annggeell Alastair Wednesday, June 14, 2017

Since this is getting tragic, how about both groups have a comeback the exact same day so both fandoms can kill each other and see which group raises to the top lol. OMG this is getting so tragic, but that would be interesting. How comes this never happened yet. BTS is 2013, EXO is 2012.

Annggeell Wednesday, June 14, 2017

I guess they are smart enough to not have a comeback at the same time.

Alastair Annggeell Wednesday, June 14, 2017

I don't understand why everything most be competition between EXO and BTS b/c some of their fans are too immature to handle themselves properly. It's not a big deal, and the end of the day they're making music and making money. Just sit back and relax and enjoy their success. Not everything has to be a fanwar. It would be interesting to see them comeback at the same time, to quell this bs rivalry the fans made up, but I doubt it'll ever happen since there is a potential loss of money on both sides since both groups are popular.

Laurynn_ Monday, June 12, 2017

im so proud to be a carat!

Winston Monday, June 12, 2017

Watching all the comments from BTS, EXO and Seventeen fans, remind me of the early 2010s when the fandoms of Super Junior, Big Bang and 2PM will also bicker who is the "kings" of kpop, as the fandoms compare their idol groups achievements and who deserve to be called kings. lol its immature but funny.

Lotus_Girl Winston Monday, June 12, 2017

Don't bring EXO-Ls into this, you don't know what going on, so it's better for you if you shut up :)

Winston Lotus_Girl Monday, June 12, 2017

you just proved my point about "Scary" fandoms. well i dun really care for boy groups in general but since EXO is under SM and i like SM groups in general, i tend to favor them. just that their fandom reminds me of how scary ELFs were back in 2009/2010, and even now ELFs can be scary (see Sungmin).

veilless Winston Monday, June 12, 2017

i got the war flashbacks too, dude!!! none of these new gen fandom clashings and fauds are new. ppl who think the exo-l -- army beaf (or any other big fandom beaf lately) is anything new are clearly young to the scene, or just forgetful. elfs were just as passionate and scary as any of the new gen fandoms nowadays. and everyone loved to be condescending about vips bc they couldn't stomach how BB became more and more iconic each year. i remember the times when the year-end award shows came and the forums were filled with sales receipts and conspiracy theories. there was this one year i clearly remember elfs having a huge fallout with sones bc of an award too. no new gen fandom is worse or doing anything that sunbae fandoms haven't already done a few years back, that's a fact.

bangeryun94 veilless Monday, June 12, 2017

Cassies too!

Annggeell Winston Monday, June 12, 2017

My thoughts! and I wasn't there for SUJU, BB, SNSD, TXVQ, and 2 PM lol, but it's common sense, SM also has the worst sasaengs!!!! and SUJU wouldn't be where they are at without their psychotic ELF fandom with great disposable income :). Fandom power at its best :). SM CEO cannot bug them.

Annggeell bangeryun94 Monday, June 12, 2017

I think Armys and EXO-Ls are angels compared to Cassies :(, I was reading that Changmin is getting psychological help because he was traumatized by his fans lol, and I watched a few videos of their fans... wow scary...

bangeryun94 Annggeell Monday, June 12, 2017

Indeed. Those were the days when fans didn't just say they were going to hurt idols, they actually did.

Annggeell bangeryun94 Monday, June 12, 2017

Those girls did what Black lives matter are doing now, those girls blocked roads and laid on the road for idk what, wow, I wouldn't want to be the first one to lay down on that road lol, and they tossed themselves on the floor to get pick up by the idols? if I remember lol. Thanks goodness, there are more common sense now. I don't remember reading anything too bad about ELF and VIP and 2 PM fans.

Annggeell bangeryun94 Monday, June 12, 2017

and that super glue in the drink ... and the Chinese cassies just bullied Ikon on their concert with ads and buses?... Why would people do that? Winner and Ikon are babies.

veilless Annggeell Tuesday, June 13, 2017

i remember dbsk had a lot of traumatic experiences, like legit stalking cases and ppl breaking into their houses and there was that poisoning thing too. now that's something i'd tack the crazy label onto. ppl being passionate and at times cocky about their band hype on social media? not so much.

bangeryun94 Annggeell Wednesday, June 14, 2017

Omg yes! My brothers took me to a Super Junior concert and as they were leaving the venue these girls rushed up to Donghae and Kyuhyun and tried to throw used feminine hygiene items and vials of blood at them.

Annggeell bangeryun94 Wednesday, June 14, 2017

... I'm speechless, ELFs and Cassies beat all fandoms imo. Who or what stopped them btw?

Annggeell bangeryun94 Wednesday, June 14, 2017

Is it a trend in SK to give away used sanitary pad to idols? Taecyeon got one in his mailbox too :(, it's seriously nasty.

bangeryun94 Annggeell Wednesday, June 14, 2017

There were police there. They were arrested if I'm not mistaken.

bangeryun94 Annggeell Wednesday, June 14, 2017

That and excrement are the calling cards of sasaengs. They say it is the special part of them to give to their idols. I know members of FT Island have received them, sasaengs actually got in Yonghwa's (CNBlue) house and watched him sleep. There have been crazy stories that used to be told a lot on the old variety series

Annggeell bangeryun94 Wednesday, June 14, 2017

This is disgusting, well they should give away a better part of them, that blood and excrements are things that goes straight to the trash or gets flushed lol, it's ok sasaengs' sanity are way to low, can't make sense of it, can't be saved. Too psychotic, I wish there was a drama thriller on them staring a different member idol and a diff sasaeng in each episode lol. Because Suho is so cute he would be the perfect victim, but his acting sucks too much... but who knows in a thriller and one episode he might shine. In CNBLUE Jongie, SUJU go for Ryeowook, JYJ jaejoong, TXVQ Changmin, members of 2 pm are too scary the sasaeng might get killed, BB idk too, etc. 20 episodes, the ratings will skyrock. I should submit a script to a producer lol, but not knowledgeable enough about sasaengs.

Lotus_Girl Winston Wednesday, June 14, 2017

Han, where did I said SCARY FANDOM or mentioned SCARY word? as I said you have no idea what going on, loving SM groups or not that your choice.

Winston Monday, June 12, 2017

Well its truly a EBS world now, EXO, BTS, Seventeen.

loverlover Monday, June 12, 2017

Bitch you know im here any day for BigBang and Bts. BB rose up out of no where with just one member coming back yey.

kai_is_love Monday, June 12, 2017

lol when they get so triggered. The smiley face won't even cover that.

Annggeell Monday, June 12, 2017

wow got7 is so low  even with a comeback :(. WINNER are up :), and Infinite is there with no comeback :) SUJU amazed though with so many members in the army they still ace it :).

Whoooo Monday, June 12, 2017

lol armys and seventeens better enjoy their time now because im just saying... when exo comes back no one is going to beat them and yall know its true.

Annggeell Whoooo Monday, June 12, 2017

When I think about EXO it's a bit appalling, they really do little variety shows, barely update vlive and still wow they cause mass hysteria and riots 0_O.

LveKimTae Whoooo Monday, June 12, 2017

And? It's obvious when Exo has a comeback they'll top the list. Then when BTS they'll again top the list lol 😜

Lotus_Girl LveKimTae Monday, June 12, 2017


bts_yehet Lotus_Girl Monday, June 12, 2017

Bts topped brand ranking without a recent comeback tho

veilless Lotus_Girl Monday, June 12, 2017

second half of the year will bring a tough competition either way, not just bc sme's planning to come back with their big names but bc yge will be doing the same too. and we can't forget that bts is doing this great without actively promoting too. they are on tour atm yet still firmly on the map of relevancy, i wouldn't just handwave away the next time they'll have an actual comeback so easily. anyway, all this talk just got me hyped for the second half of the year, i can't wait for all those awesome comebacks and year-end performances! :D

TaeyongNCT bts_yehet Monday, June 12, 2017

Without recent comeback? Excuse me, 3months ago :DD how often do u want them to comeback for you to call it "recent"? Each week?

bangeryun94 Whoooo Monday, June 12, 2017

Yeah but we won't be on the articles whining about BTS. There's the difference.

bts_yehet TaeyongNCT Monday, June 12, 2017

They topped brand value for months even before the spring day comeback. So what I'm saying is that when they DO comeback they will still rank high. And it has not been three months, it's been four

bts_yehet TaeyongNCT Monday, June 12, 2017

Plus some of those groups had a more recent comeback than bts but they aren't #1 on brand value

Annggeell Whoooo Monday, June 12, 2017

What drama is going on in here omg, u guys are so annoying, did BB ever top that dumb brand value thing btw? I honestly don't care about that brand value thing, because BB is #1 in brand value, except for TOP's scandals, I always thought they were MIA, but when they show up, they sell buckets, check GD's comeback by himself, almost a million seller in digital sale, just in China and on day 1. I'm excited about all the upcoming comebacks, and super excited about EXO comeback. Instead of whining here, go check other groups or solos, or stay confined in the article that talks about your biased group, which is ok too, u guys are free to do whatever u want! lol. I could care less.

Whoooo bts_yehet Monday, June 12, 2017

BTS just had a comeback i dont know what your talking about.

bts_yehet Whoooo Monday, June 12, 2017

Even before that comeback they topped brand value tho lol. And the people who had a more recent comeback aren't number 1 either so what I'm saying is if bts tops without a comeback WHEN they have a comeback I think it's likely for them to talk. And four months isn't that recent lol

Whoooo bts_yehet Monday, June 12, 2017

EXO was topping the brand value before blood sweat and tears. EXO released their exact album which contained monster ,lotto, ect in June 9 2016. DUDE ITS BEEN A YEAR SINCE EXO CAME OUT WITH A ALBUM!!! WTF ARE YOU GUYS TALKING ABOUT.

Annggeell Whoooo Monday, June 12, 2017

Isn't that brand value social media interaction with fans and media exposure? I'm actually surprised BB and EXO are still in, both groups are so private and MIA, yep EXO last comeback, over a year :(. I was serious when I said EXO is just spreading, quietly, with not much social media exposure/interactions. BB, extremely quiet too. Wait for SUJU comeback, 2 years. They have so many members missing and they are still on that list, and Ikon wow.

LveKimTae Lotus_Girl Tuesday, June 13, 2017

didn't u read my comment? i said when exo (matter of fact any sm boy group) that has a come back will obviously top the list.

Whoooo bangeryun94 Tuesday, June 13, 2017

lol just wait, armys are on the top list of the immature fandoms. Remember when armys started pointing fingers at Onces when the Big Hit entertainment was hacked and replaced by a twice video. The hackers werent even Onces.

bangeryun94 Whoooo Wednesday, June 14, 2017

REAL ARMY could give a shit about EXO. They'll congratulate them an move on. No, they weren't Once, they were EXO L.

bangeryun94 Whoooo Wednesday, June 14, 2017

And right now babe, if YOU are an EXO L, you're topping the list of immature fans. I can not speak for International ARMY but K ARMY know better than to bash ANY group. That is an immediate and PERMANENT ban. We have some of the strictest guidelines to being in the official fandom so when you people accuse Korean ARMY of doing ratchett things, I know it's bullshit. Again can't speak for I ARMY. But we certainly try to impart the guidelines for being in the fandom. Save it for the 12 year olds

anonymous_man Whoooo Sunday, June 25, 2017

Was "for life" not a comeback????

iisstf28 Sunday, June 11, 2017

EBS💕💕💕👏👏 And Astro! Highest rookies in the list! So proud of my kids 😭😭😭 Nu'est is really high too! And JYJ💕

TaeyongNCT iisstf28 Monday, June 12, 2017

Dont worry NCT will comeback soon and slay ^_^

iisstf28 TaeyongNCT Monday, June 12, 2017

... okay? So? Good for them, Astro will still do well. No need to bring one group down to praise the other...

TaeyongNCT iisstf28 Tuesday, June 13, 2017

I didnt mean to bring Astro down :( oh, I am sorry if it sounded like that because I love Astro too. I just kinda replied to the part "highest rookies in the list".

iisstf28 TaeyongNCT Tuesday, June 13, 2017

Oh sorry!! I thought you were a troll pretending to be a fan TT I misunderstood your words then!

akusukakpop Sunday, June 11, 2017

Unbelievable cost of data usage 💰💰💰!!!!

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