BTS member Jimin has once again taken the top spot in the idol individual brand reputation ranking for the month of April 2023, extending his record as the first and only idol to ever rank #1 for 23 months overall. The Korea Corporate Reputation Research Institute analyzed the big data of 1,590 individual idol brands from March 29, 2023, to April 29, 2023, to measure the consumer participation index, media index, communication index, and community index for idol individual brands and analyzed their brand reputation index.
Director Gu Chang Hwan of the Korea Corporate Reputation Research Institute said, “BTS Jimin’s brand ranked first in the April 2023 Idol Individual Brand Reputation Ranking.” He also added, “Compared with the brand big data of 69,517,410 in January 2023, it decreased by 31.10%. In the detailed analysis, brand consumption decreased by 35.41%, brand issues by 32.42%, brand communication by 29.63%, and brand spread by 29.67%.”
The director then continued, “BTS Jimin’s brand, which ranked first in the April 2023 Idol Individual Brand Reputation, had high results in ‘enter, acquire, and depart’ for the link analysis, and in ‘FACE, Like Crazy, ARMY’ for the keyword analysis. In the positive and negative ratio analysis, the big data positive ratio was recorded at 87.05%.”
This remarkable achievement by Jimin speaks to his unwavering popularity and influence in the K-pop industry. He has repeatedly been acknowledged for his talent, perseverance, and commitment to his art, as well as his positive impact on fans and the broader community.
Meanwhile, the top 30 rankings for April’s Idol Individual Brand Reputation, in sequential order, include BLACKPINK Jisoo and former WANNA ONE Kang Daniel in 2nd and 3rd, respectively, BTS V, BLACKPINK Jennie, NewJeans Minji, BTS Jungkook, ASTRO Cha Eun Woo, NewJeans Hanni, NewJeans Haerin, BTS j-hope, BTS Suga, BLACKPINK Rosé, BTS Jin, former WANNA ONE Park Ji Hoon, WINNER Song Minho, BTS RM, former WANNA ONE Kim Jaehwan, IVE Liz, TWICE Jeongyeon, NewJeans Danielle, former WANNA ONE and NU’EST Hwang Min Hyun, SHINee Key, former WANNA ONE Ong Seong Wu, BIGBANG Taeyang, IVE Jang Wonyoung, NewJeans Hyein, aespa Karina, IVE Leeseo, and LE SSERAFIM Kim Chaewon.
Jimin recently released his solo album “FACE” with the title song “Like Crazy”, which has received critical acclaim and positive feedback from fans around the world. With his solo project Jimin also became the first ever K-Pop solon artist to top Billboard Hot 100 and Global Spotify Chart. With his impressive track record and continued success, it is clear that Jimin will continue to be a force to be reckoned with in the K-pop industry for years to come.