[NEWS] Which Kpop stars receive the most recognition overseas?
A survey with the above title was conducted from July 26th to August 2nd and a total of 191,674 votes were cast. SNSD topped the survey with a whopping 83,705 votes, which was 43.7% out of the total votes.
Fellow SM Entertainment labelmates Super Junior, who has just released their 5th album Mr. Simple, came in second with 49,852 votes (26%).
JYJ and TVXQ came in 3rd and 4th respectively with 15,408 votes (8%) and 10,405 votes (5.4%).
Also, KARA, Big Bang and SHINee were ranked fifth to seventh in the survey.
Fans commented on SNSD’s dominance in the survey; “Right now, SNSD. In the future too, it’s SNSD!”, “Asia’s best girl group, SNSD”, “SNSD is undisputed without having to consider for even a second”, etc.