Korea Gallup confirms SNSD (Girls’ Generation) as “Singer of The Year” and two of their songs, Hoot and Oh!, also ranked as 1st and 2nd “The Most Popular Song in 2010” respectively. This is a huge feat because, as you may already know, Gallup is a professional research company which polls often referenced in the mass media as a reliable and objective measure of public opinion. That’s right, public opinion. The survey involved 3,401 random male and female citizens, aged 13 and above. SNSD ranked as #1 in almost all age group category except for the 60+ citizens.
Talk about domination, they win by a quite large margin too. This survey confirms SNSD’s popularity in general public of South Korea. No wonder that the girls now earned the name of “the Nation’s Group” (국민가수 [Gukmin Gasoo], which is more like “the Nation’s Singer”) an upgrade from their previous “the Nation’s Girl Group” title.
Here’s the statistics for the Popular Song ranking: Continue reading