5 Most Popular K-pop Boy Group Members in September 2023: BTS Jungkook, V, MORE!

The Korean Business Research Institute has officially revealed its brand reputation rankings for September 2023, which now involves K-pop boy group members. While male groups tend to gain attention collectively, individual idols’ popularity is also being measured.

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According to the list, the institute has covered data from August 16 to September 16. These results were derived from numerous factors such as analyzing the participation of consumers, coverage within the media, and overall exposure that can lead to buzz.

Here are the 5 most popular K-pop boy group members for September 2023!

1. BTS Jungkook

BTS Jungkook

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BTS’s youngest member Jungkook reigned the list at No. 1, marking the idol’s third consecutive month in dominating brand rankings for male idols. According to the list, Jungkook managed to garner a brand reputation index of 4,322,719.

As for this positivity-negativity analysis, Jungkook also gained 87.42 positive reactions, highlighting his good feedback to the general public.

2. BTS V


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Kim Taehyung, also known as V, garnered a brand reputation index of 4,247.789 and an 8.67 percent score rise. This September, V gained attention for releasing his debut mini album “Layover” on September 8, along with the title track “Slow Dancing.”

3. Former Wanna One Kang Daniel

Kang Daniel

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For the month of September, former Wanna One member Kang Daniel secured No. 3 on the list with a brand reputation index of 3,440,712. The idol also generated buzz for his return to the dance competition show “Street Woman Fighter” in its second season.

4. BTS Jimin

BTS Jimin, solo also worked... #1 on iTunes' 'Top Song' in 111 regions worldwide

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Jimin of BTS secured the No. 4 spot with a brand reputation index of 3,140,089. The idol has been active in his social media updates and other solo activities.

5. ASTRO Cha Eun Woo

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The idol who completed the top five was idol actor Cha Eun Woo of ASTRO, who earned a brand reputation index of 2,762,739. Cha Eun Woo was also active in social media, as well as his appearances on K-dramas and other solo schedules.

See the full list of September 2023 brand rankings for male idols below:

1. BTS Jungkook

2. BTS V

3. Former Wanna One Kang Daniel

4. BTS Jimin

5. ASTRO Cha Eun Woo

6. Former NU’EST & Wanna One Hwang Minhyun

7. THE BOYZ Juyeon

8. EXO Baekhyun

9. BIGBANG G-Dragon

10. BTS Jin

11. BTS Suga

12. WINNER Kim Jin Woo

13. Former SF9 Rowoon

14. Wanna One Park Ji Hoon

15. BTS RM

16. SEVENTEEN Joshua

17. BTS J-Hope

18. TVXQ Yunho

19. NCT Mark

20. Former Wanna One Kim Jae Hwan

21. SHINee Key

22. Super Junior Kyuhyun

23. NCT Jaehyun

24. TVXQ Changmin

25. SEVENTEEN Mingyu

26. Highlight Yoon Doojoon

27. Super Junior Kim Heechul

28. WINNER Song Mino

29. SEVENTEEN Jeonghan


Which K-pop male idols on the list are your biases? Which K-pop groups do you like? Let us know in the comments below!

******************] Riely Miller