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PSY, Girls’ Generation Top Forbes Korea’s Celebrity List
By Jeff Benjamin | February 28, 2013 12:10 PM EST
BIGBANG, IU and Super Junior Make Top 10
PSY shines in the categories not only for the huge amount he earned from his
Girls’ Generation fall to No. 2 this year after topping the list for the past
BIGBANG, who was at No. 2 last year, slip to No. 5. With their successful
“Alive” EP and a massive world tour, it’s not a stretch to call them K-pop’s
biggest boy band. Other massive boy groups made the list including Super
Junior (at No. 10), 2PM (No. 15), INFINITE (No. 20), CNBLUE (No. 21),
TVXQ! (No. 23), JYJ (No. 25) and B2ST (No. 29). Super Junior, INFINITE and
CNBLUE are the only groups to rise on the list while B2ST, despite an EP
release, tumbled 20 spots.
K-Pop Hot 100 history maker Lee Seung Gi just missed the Top 10 at No. 11.
Alongside PSY, he is one of the most sought-after commercial stars.
The list includes notable K-pop females including IU (No. 8), KARA (No. 13),
miss A (No. 17) and SISTAR (No. 26) all chart. Girl group T-ara makes the
list at No. 22 despite a controversial bullying scandal mid-year that has kept
the group mostly quiet.