[Sports Seoul(extract)] KPOP’s future in the eyes of entertainment representatives

With growing trends of idol groups, Sports Seoul has collected questionnaire results from 20 representatives from the entertainment industry on their opinion on ‘KPOP’s future’

◇ Next Generation KPOP Idol Representative Star = ①4minute’s Hyuna ②SHINee’s MinHo ③ CNBlue’s Jung YongHwa

4minute’s Hyuna who appeared in the world phenomenal PSY’s ‘Gangnam Style’ MV led to fans’ attention, has received 7 votes, and hence taking the #1 spot.

Hyuna’s advantage is that she was the first to have an ‘Oriental Sexiness’. An agency for idol groups,in charge in overseas activities, expressed, “When Hyuna went to America, the local male producers and American Africans said that they wanted to meet Hyuna, the reaction was good. The person who broke the prejudice that Asians can’t be sexy is Hyuna”, while giving a thumbs up. Other comments included, “Her expressiveness on the stage is unrivaled”, “She has that mysterious charm that captures attention”.

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◇KPOP’s growing Representative Agencies = ①FNC ②Starship ③Cube

Cube Entertainment who have risen to a new level with its successful idol representative group BEAST, female group 4minute’s  long-running success on charts,  and the recent partnership with Rain’s has gained 4 votes among the 20 representatives. Cube’s advantages are said to be its rich contents and it’s global ripple effect.

Trans: loveindacube.wordpress.com

Source: Sport Seoul

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