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Top 5 Musicians & Actors Koreans 20s are Most Fond Of

Some of the renowned musicians and celebrities are loved by people of all ages. However, there are particular celebrities who are idolized and admired more to each generation.

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Surely, the age and the time one had their finest times of their career decides which generation they’d be popular with. The actors and musicians who performed lively in the 1990s are admired by 30s or probably 40s as well. Those who are have been working in the 2010s (which counts the time around today )are admired by teens. 

The 20s are affected by celebrities from 2000s to those who are performing now. Korean University paper had a poll in which celebrities affect the 20s the most, and respectively 5 celebs were chosen for musician category and actor category.  

Musician Category

#1 -IU

BIG BANG, Gong Yoo, IU, Min KyungHoon, Park BoGeum, Park HyoShin, Korean Drama, Korean Music Chart

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Everything about IU, her music, her style, her way of living, everything is an issue to the 20s. Because of her steady image of  hard-working, being great to fans and having modest lifestyle, she has even melted the hearts of anti-fans. 

 

#2 – Yoon JongShin

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#3 – Park HyoShin

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#4 – BIG BANG

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Though there were a lot of ups and downs for BIG BANG, still their influence on the youth is undeniable. They haven’t had the very best moments constantly, however, the negative news even helped them to form some kind of bad-boy image!

 

#5 – Min KyungHoon

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Actor Category

#1 – Song KangHo

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#2 – Kim HyeSoo

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#3 – Hwang JungMin

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#4 – Gong Yoo

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#5- Park BoGeum

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Though he is quite young among the five actors/actresses who influences the 20s, he has the potential to reach up to #1 by next year!

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5 Rookie Actors Chosen By 3 Big Broadcasting Stations’ Producers

If you are a K-drama lover, it’s not hard to recognize these 5 rookies.

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2017 is obviously the golden era of K-drama. Just think about successful and interesting dramas, such as “While You’re Sleeping” and “Fight for My Way“.  Moreover, it’s the year when the rookie actors have debuted and had lots of activities on many dramas. Actually, in the K-drama world, there hasn’t been enough male young actors who are skillful to act the main characters. The increased average age of actors has become an object of entertaining world’s concern (You can check the age gap issue via here).

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Therefore, the role of rising stars like these 5 guys is getting more important, here, in Korean drama scene. Korean 3 big broadcasting stations, which are KBS, SBS and MBC conducted a survey on rookie male actors on producers. You can see which actors were chosen by them, right here!

 

#1 Kim MinSeok

Filmography (Only TV Series)

2016 Descendants of the Sun(KBS), Doctor Crush(SBS)

2017 Age of Youth 2 (JTBC)

KIM MINSEOK, KIM JUNGHYUN, SCHOOL 2017, YANG SEJONG, LEE TAEHWAN, KIM MINJAE, KDRAMA ROOKIE, KOREAN MALE ACTOR, KOREAN ROOKIE ACTOR, KIM MINSEOK PROFILE

THE CELEBRITY

KIM MINSEOK, KIM JUNGHYUN, SCHOOL 2017, YANG SEJONG, LEE TAEHWAN, KIM MINJAE, KDRAMA ROOKIE, KOREAN MALE ACTOR, KOREAN ROOKIE ACTOR, KIM MINSEOK PROFILE

DAZED

 

#2 Yang SeJong

Filmography (Only TV Series)

2016 Romantic Doctor, Teacher Kim(SBS)

2017 Temperature of Love(SBS)

KIM MINSEOK, KIM JUNGHYUN, SCHOOL 2017, YANG SEJONG, LEE TAEHWAN, KIM MINJAE, KDRAMA ROOKIE, KOREAN MALE ACTOR, KOREAN ROOKIE ACTOR, KIM MINSEOK PROFILE

Singles

KIM MINSEOK, KIM JUNGHYUN, SCHOOL 2017, YANG SEJONG, LEE TAEHWAN, KIM MINJAE, KDRAMA ROOKIE, KOREAN MALE ACTOR, KOREAN ROOKIE ACTOR, KIM MINSEOK PROFILE

ELLE

 

#3 Lee TaeHwan

Filmography (Only TV Series)

2016 W(MBC)

2017 Father, I’ll Take Care of You(MBC)

KIM MINSEOK, KIM JUNGHYUN, SCHOOL 2017, YANG SEJONG, LEE TAEHWAN, KIM MINJAE, KDRAMA ROOKIE, KOREAN MALE ACTOR, KOREAN ROOKIE ACTOR, KIM MINSEOK PROFILE

NYLON

KIM MINSEOK, KIM JUNGHYUN, SCHOOL 2017, YANG SEJONG, LEE TAEHWAN, KIM MINJAE, KDRAMA ROOKIE, KOREAN MALE ACTOR, KOREAN ROOKIE ACTOR, KIM MINSEOK PROFILE

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#4 Kim MinJae

Filmography (Only TV Series)

2016 Romantic Doctor, Teacher Kim(SBS), Goblin(tvN)

2017 While You’re Sleeping(SBS)

KIM MINSEOK, KIM JUNGHYUN, SCHOOL 2017, YANG SEJONG, LEE TAEHWAN, KIM MINJAE, KDRAMA ROOKIE, KOREAN MALE ACTOR, KOREAN ROOKIE ACTOR, KIM MINSEOK PROFILE

ELLE

KIM MINSEOK, KIM JUNGHYUN, SCHOOL 2017, YANG SEJONG, LEE TAEHWAN, KIM MINJAE, KDRAMA ROOKIE, KOREAN MALE ACTOR, KOREAN ROOKIE ACTOR, KIM MINSEOK PROFILE

DAZED

 

#5 Kim JungHyun

Filmography (Only TV Series)

2017 School 2017(KBS)

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marie claire

KIM MINSEOK, KIM JUNGHYUN, SCHOOL 2017, YANG SEJONG, LEE TAEHWAN, KIM MINJAE, KDRAMA ROOKIE, KOREAN MALE ACTOR, KOREAN ROOKIE ACTOR, KIM MINSEOK PROFILE

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List of K-Pop Idols Who Had Activities Over 3 Times in 2017

Let’s check out who the busiest one was in 2017.

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Fans want to meet their idols often as possible as they can on TV or other media. However, there are some entertainment companies that don’t let their artist have different activities or drop new songs or albums. You can tell the company is being prudent, but otherwise, the company is standing up point too much. 

Nevertheless, idols here got opportunities to have a number of activities. They dropped songs and had activities for them at least over 3 times only in 2017. Compared to some groups which didn’t have any opportunities to drop anything to public, you can tell these idols are lucky ones. 

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You can see who they are, below!

 

1. HIGHLIGHT 

‘Plz Don’t Be Sad’ – ‘Calling U’ – ‘Can Be Better’

HIGHLIGHT, HIGHLIGHT 2017, TWICE, TWICE 2017, SONAMOO, SONAMOO 2017, DIA, DIA 2017, DAEHYUN, BAP DAEHYUN, APRIL APRIL 2017, SF9, VICTON, RAVI, VIXX, RAVI 2017, GUGUDAN MINA, GUGUDAN 2017, JONGUP, JONGUP 2017, JJ PROJECT, JJ PROJECT 2017, HUI, PENTAGON, PENTAGON HUI, EDAWN, PENTAGON EDAWN, TWICE LIKEY,

Aroud Us Entertainment

 

2. VIXX’s Ravi

‘Bomb’ – ‘Shangri-La’ – ‘Whisper’

HIGHLIGHT, HIGHLIGHT 2017, TWICE, TWICE 2017, SONAMOO, SONAMOO 2017, DIA, DIA 2017, DAEHYUN, BAP DAEHYUN, APRIL APRIL 2017, SF9, VICTON, RAVI, VIXX, RAVI 2017, GUGUDAN MINA, GUGUDAN 2017, JONGUP, JONGUP 2017, JJ PROJECT, JJ PROJECT 2017, HUI, PENTAGON, PENTAGON HUI, EDAWN, PENTAGON EDAWN, TWICE LIKEY,

Jellyfish Entertainment

 

3. GOT7’s JinYoung & JB

‘Never Ever’ – ‘Tomorrow, Today’ – ‘You Are’

HIGHLIGHT, HIGHLIGHT 2017, TWICE, TWICE 2017, SONAMOO, SONAMOO 2017, DIA, DIA 2017, DAEHYUN, BAP DAEHYUN, APRIL APRIL 2017, SF9, VICTON, RAVI, VIXX, RAVI 2017, GUGUDAN MINA, GUGUDAN 2017, JONGUP, JONGUP 2017, JJ PROJECT, JJ PROJECT 2017, HUI, PENTAGON, PENTAGON HUI, EDAWN, PENTAGON EDAWN, TWICE LIKEY,

JYP Entertainment

 

4. NCT’s Mark & HaeChan

‘Limitless’ – ‘My First and Last’ – ‘Cherry Bomb’ – ‘We Young’

HIGHLIGHT, HIGHLIGHT 2017, TWICE, TWICE 2017, SONAMOO, SONAMOO 2017, DIA, DIA 2017, DAEHYUN, BAP DAEHYUN, APRIL APRIL 2017, SF9, VICTON, RAVI, VIXX, RAVI 2017, GUGUDAN MINA, GUGUDAN 2017, JONGUP, JONGUP 2017, JJ PROJECT, JJ PROJECT 2017, HUI, PENTAGON, PENTAGON HUI, EDAWN, PENTAGON EDAWN, TWICE LIKEY,

SM Entertainment, Dear My Happiness

 

5. GFRIEND

‘Fingertip’ – ‘Whisper’ – ‘Summer Rain’

HIGHLIGHT, HIGHLIGHT 2017, TWICE, TWICE 2017, SONAMOO, SONAMOO 2017, DIA, DIA 2017, DAEHYUN, BAP DAEHYUN, APRIL APRIL 2017, SF9, VICTON, RAVI, VIXX, RAVI 2017, GUGUDAN MINA, GUGUDAN 2017, JONGUP, JONGUP 2017, JJ PROJECT, JJ PROJECT 2017, HUI, PENTAGON, PENTAGON HUI, EDAWN, PENTAGON EDAWN, TWICE LIKEY,

Source Music

 

6. Dream Catcher 

‘Chase Me’ – ‘Good Night’ – ‘Fly high’

HIGHLIGHT, HIGHLIGHT 2017, TWICE, TWICE 2017, SONAMOO, SONAMOO 2017, DIA, DIA 2017, DAEHYUN, BAP DAEHYUN, APRIL APRIL 2017, SF9, VICTON, RAVI, VIXX, RAVI 2017, GUGUDAN MINA, GUGUDAN 2017, JONGUP, JONGUP 2017, JJ PROJECT, JJ PROJECT 2017, HUI, PENTAGON, PENTAGON HUI, EDAWN, PENTAGON EDAWN, TWICE LIKEY,

Happy Face Entertainment

 

7. SF9

‘ROAR’ – ‘EASY’ – ‘O Sole Mio’

HIGHLIGHT, HIGHLIGHT 2017, TWICE, TWICE 2017, SONAMOO, SONAMOO 2017, DIA, DIA 2017, DAEHYUN, BAP DAEHYUN, APRIL APRIL 2017, SF9, VICTON, RAVI, VIXX, RAVI 2017, GUGUDAN MINA, GUGUDAN 2017, JONGUP, JONGUP 2017, JJ PROJECT, JJ PROJECT 2017, HUI, PENTAGON, PENTAGON HUI, EDAWN, PENTAGON EDAWN, TWICE LIKEY,

FNC Entertainment

 

8. DIA

‘Will you go out with me’ – ‘E905 (Can’t Stop)’ – ‘Good Night’

HIGHLIGHT, HIGHLIGHT 2017, TWICE, TWICE 2017, SONAMOO, SONAMOO 2017, DIA, DIA 2017, DAEHYUN, BAP DAEHYUN, APRIL APRIL 2017, SF9, VICTON, RAVI, VIXX, RAVI 2017, GUGUDAN MINA, GUGUDAN 2017, JONGUP, JONGUP 2017, JJ PROJECT, JJ PROJECT 2017, HUI, PENTAGON, PENTAGON HUI, EDAWN, PENTAGON EDAWN, TWICE LIKEY,

MBK Entertainment

 

9. April

‘April Story’ – ‘May Day’ -‘Take My Hand’

HIGHLIGHT, HIGHLIGHT 2017, TWICE, TWICE 2017, SONAMOO, SONAMOO 2017, DIA, DIA 2017, DAEHYUN, BAP DAEHYUN, APRIL APRIL 2017, SF9, VICTON, RAVI, VIXX, RAVI 2017, GUGUDAN MINA, GUGUDAN 2017, JONGUP, JONGUP 2017, JJ PROJECT, JJ PROJECT 2017, HUI, PENTAGON, PENTAGON HUI, EDAWN, PENTAGON EDAWN, TWICE LIKEY,

DSP Media

 

10. VICTON

‘Eyez Eyez’ – ‘UNBELIEVABLE’ – ‘Remember Me’ 

HIGHLIGHT, HIGHLIGHT 2017, TWICE, TWICE 2017, SONAMOO, SONAMOO 2017, DIA, DIA 2017, DAEHYUN, BAP DAEHYUN, APRIL APRIL 2017, SF9, VICTON, RAVI, VIXX, RAVI 2017, GUGUDAN MINA, GUGUDAN 2017, JONGUP, JONGUP 2017, JJ PROJECT, JJ PROJECT 2017, HUI, PENTAGON, PENTAGON HUI, EDAWN, PENTAGON EDAWN, TWICE LIKEY,

Plan A Entertainment

 

11. SONAMOO

‘I Think I Love U’ – ‘Friday Night’ – ‘I(knew it)’

HIGHLIGHT, HIGHLIGHT 2017, TWICE, TWICE 2017, SONAMOO, SONAMOO 2017, DIA, DIA 2017, DAEHYUN, BAP DAEHYUN, APRIL APRIL 2017, SF9, VICTON, RAVI, VIXX, RAVI 2017, GUGUDAN MINA, GUGUDAN 2017, JONGUP, JONGUP 2017, JJ PROJECT, JJ PROJECT 2017, HUI, PENTAGON, PENTAGON HUI, EDAWN, PENTAGON EDAWN, TWICE LIKEY,

TS Entertainment

 

12. TWICE

‘Knock Knock’ – ‘Signal’ – ‘Likey’

HIGHLIGHT, HIGHLIGHT 2017, TWICE, TWICE 2017, SONAMOO, SONAMOO 2017, DIA, DIA 2017, DAEHYUN, BAP DAEHYUN, APRIL APRIL 2017, SF9, VICTON, RAVI, VIXX, RAVI 2017, GUGUDAN MINA, GUGUDAN 2017, JONGUP, JONGUP 2017, JJ PROJECT, JJ PROJECT 2017, HUI, PENTAGON, PENTAGON HUI, EDAWN, PENTAGON EDAWN, TWICE LIKEY,

JYP Entertainment

 

13. MONSTA X

‘BEAUTIFUL’ – ‘Shine Forever’ – ‘Dramarama’

HIGHLIGHT, HIGHLIGHT 2017, TWICE, TWICE 2017, SONAMOO, SONAMOO 2017, DIA, DIA 2017, DAEHYUN, BAP DAEHYUN, APRIL APRIL 2017, SF9, VICTON, RAVI, VIXX, RAVI 2017, GUGUDAN MINA, GUGUDAN 2017, JONGUP, JONGUP 2017, JJ PROJECT, JJ PROJECT 2017, HUI, PENTAGON, PENTAGON HUI, EDAWN, PENTAGON EDAWN, TWICE LIKEY,

News VOP

 

14. PENTAGON’s Hui & Edawn

‘365 Fresh’ – ‘Critical Beauty’ – ‘Like This’

HIGHLIGHT, HIGHLIGHT 2017, TWICE, TWICE 2017, SONAMOO, SONAMOO 2017, DIA, DIA 2017, DAEHYUN, BAP DAEHYUN, APRIL APRIL 2017, SF9, VICTON, RAVI, VIXX, RAVI 2017, GUGUDAN MINA, GUGUDAN 2017, JONGUP, JONGUP 2017, JJ PROJECT, JJ PROJECT 2017, HUI, PENTAGON, PENTAGON HUI, EDAWN, PENTAGON EDAWN, TWICE LIKEY,

CUBE Entertainment, PENTAGON EDAWN YEWOONE

 

15. Gugudan’s Mina & HyeYeon

‘A Girl Like Me’ – ‘Ice Chu’ – ‘Chococoo’

HIGHLIGHT, HIGHLIGHT 2017, TWICE, TWICE 2017, SONAMOO, SONAMOO 2017, DIA, DIA 2017, DAEHYUN, BAP DAEHYUN, APRIL APRIL 2017, SF9, VICTON, RAVI, VIXX, RAVI 2017, GUGUDAN MINA, GUGUDAN 2017, JONGUP, JONGUP 2017, JJ PROJECT, JJ PROJECT 2017, HUI, PENTAGON, PENTAGON HUI, EDAWN, PENTAGON EDAWN, TWICE LIKEY,

Jellyfish Entertainment

 

16. B.A.P’s DaeHyun

‘Wake Me Up’ – ‘Shadow’ – ‘Honeymoon’

HIGHLIGHT, HIGHLIGHT 2017, TWICE, TWICE 2017, SONAMOO, SONAMOO 2017, DIA, DIA 2017, DAEHYUN, BAP DAEHYUN, APRIL APRIL 2017, SF9, VICTON, RAVI, VIXX, RAVI 2017, GUGUDAN MINA, GUGUDAN 2017, JONGUP, JONGUP 2017, JJ PROJECT, JJ PROJECT 2017, HUI, PENTAGON, PENTAGON HUI, EDAWN, PENTAGON EDAWN, TWICE LIKEY,

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17. B.A.P’s JongUp

‘Wake Me Up’ – ‘Try My Luck’ – ‘Honeymoon’

HIGHLIGHT, HIGHLIGHT 2017, TWICE, TWICE 2017, SONAMOO, SONAMOO 2017, DIA, DIA 2017, DAEHYUN, BAP DAEHYUN, APRIL APRIL 2017, SF9, VICTON, RAVI, VIXX, RAVI 2017, GUGUDAN MINA, GUGUDAN 2017, JONGUP, JONGUP 2017, JJ PROJECT, JJ PROJECT 2017, HUI, PENTAGON, PENTAGON HUI, EDAWN, PENTAGON EDAWN, TWICE LIKEY,

TS Entertainment