King Choice held a poll for ‘The King of Kpop’ hunting from October 16 to October 31. As a result, BTS Jimin topped the poll as the unbeatable ‘King of Kpop’ just like he did last year.
Jimin in King Choice
King of Kpop for 2 Consecutive Years
The voting on KingChoice has finally ended. Jimin won with a whooping 12, 568,794 upvotes which is the highest votes received by an idol on this site🔥— VOTE FOR JIMIN¹³ (SLOW) (@voteforpjm) November 1, 2020
Jimin once again is crowned as the KING OF KPOP 2020 2 years in a row.
Congratulations Jimin!!🎊🎉#JiminKingOfKPOP#JIMIN pic.twitter.com/wj8ExHPmhQ
To keep the crown of ‘King of Kpop,’ Jimin has received enormous numbers of support and votes from his fans worldwide. He emerged as the winner of the King Choice poll with 12,568,794 upvotes. This number is more extensive than what he got last year on the same poll in August 2019, 1,275,292 votes.
King of Kpop Rankings
Following #1 King of Kpop, BTS Jimin, we have BIGBANG G-Dragon at number 2 with 10,005,120 votes and BTS Jungkook at number 3 with 1,978,477 votes. Meanwhile at number 4 and 5 we have SHINee and SuperM member Taemin with 633,046 votes, and a wellknown singer and actor Yunho with 545,277 votes.
From number 1-27, here are the rankings:
- BTS Jimin
- BIGBANG G-Dragon
- BTS Jungkook
- SHINee Taemin
- CNBLUE Jung Yong Hwa
- BTS V
- ASTRO Cha Eunwoo
- BTS RM
- BTS Jin
- BTS J-Hope
- DAY6 Jae
- BTS Suga
- Kang daniel
- EXO Sehun
- TVXQ Changmin
- GOT7 Jackson
- EXO Chanyeol
- Super Junior Donghae
- MONSTA X Shownu
- EXO Baekhyun
- EXO Kai
- NCT Taeyong
- EXO Suho
- Super Junior Eunhyuk
- Block B Zico
- Jay Park
Also, Top Male Kpop Idol Dancer
Earlier in May this year, the Baby Mochi also won King Choice’s ‘Top Male Kpop Idol Dancer’ with 6,281,147 votes. This is not surprising since BTS Jimin is widely known as having a golden voice as well as exceptional dancing skills.
BTS Jimin, the King
Not only in King Choice, but BTS Jimin also topped in several surveys and polls:
- Overall Top Idol Brand Reputation Ranking – BTS Jimin is the first and only idol who stood still on the overall top idol brand reputation ranking for 15 months.
- Boy Group Individual Brand Reputation Ranking. -As of October 2020, BTS Jimin is also #1 in boy group individual brand reputation ranking for 22 consecutive months.
- Most Preferred Idol According to Gallup – Furthermore, in a survey by Gallup, one of the largest most reputable research companies in Korea, BTS Jimin is also named as the most preferred idol for 2 years in a row.
- Social Media King – Believe it or not, BTS Jimin is the most mentioned individual on Instagram, outranking Justin Bieber and Taylor Swift. The hashtag for Jimin is the second most viewed in TikTok, with more than 25 billion views.
- Most Streamed – Baby Mochi is also successful with his solo songs. His self-composed song “Promise” has surpassed 250 million plays on SoundCloud and still counting more. Likewise, Jimin’s “Filter” has reached more than 96 million streams on Spotify, which topped in 110 regions and countries worldwide.
Good Causes Inspired by BTS and Jimin
Besides those titles, there are still several titles hold by Jimin, such as Media Darling, for his good deeds. BTS’s positive influence has established a fandom culture of sharing and supporting good causes and worthy organizations.
Previously, ARMY held several good causes to celebrate BTS Jimin’s birthday. One of them was held by the Indonesian ARMY for an environmental concern by planting mangroves.
Jimin’s National Honors
Furthermore, BTS Jimin is the youngest and the only idol who received 3 national honors. The honors are Order of Cultural Merit, Plaque of Appreciation from a Cultural Conservation Society for his Korean fan dance, and James A. Van Fleet Award from the Korea Society.
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- Again, Twitter Is Going Crazy Over BTS Jimin “Dynamite” Performance on America’s Got Talent!
- What’s Behind The Hashtag #BeFairToJimin Trend on Twitter?
- BTS Profile 1 English Translation: J-Hope, Jimin, Jin, and Jungkook
- 5 Reasons Why Male Fans Are Captivated by BTS Jimin