11 Apr ’13

K-pop Idols To Vote Among Themselves

A survey has been carried out among seventy current K-pop idols by Korean site Sports Donga to celebrate their fifth anniversary. The celebrities were asked to vote for the best idols in the following categories: Best Vocalist, Best Rapper, Best Dancer, Best Visual and Best TV Presence. Idol groups participating in this survey include: Big Bang, Girls’ Generation, Girl’s Day, U-KISS, JYJ, 2PM, KARA, Shinhwa, EXO-K, G.NA, ZE:A, B.A.P, MBLAQ, miss A, Nine Muses, JJ Project, 2AM, Rainbow, FT Island, CNBLUE, 15& and AOA.

Each category was divided by gender, and here are the results and remarks of this idol survey. Now you’ll find out how K-pop celebrities think of their fellow idols.

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.” – AOA’s Seol Hyun

2. SHINee’s Jonghyun, Beast’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)

Yoona from Girls’ Generation

Best Female Rapper:

1. 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 Girls‘ Miryo, EXID‘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 Nichkhun (8 votes)

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

Jaejoong from JYJ

Best Female Visual/Face:

1. 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)

Source: Soompi

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