With Yoo Jae Seok Topping The List, BTS Maintains Its Place On The List Of People Who Have Made Big Moves In Korea During 2022.
The names of Yoo Jae Seok and BTS ( Bangtan Boys ) are at the top of the list of people who are icons of the movement. Even though they are sequential, the distance between the two famous names is quite large.
Kantar Public as the organizer of the survey “People who made a big movement in Korea” has collected a thousand people as a sample from 10 fields from June 30 to July 18. The 10 fields include administrators, professors, journalists, legal workers, politicians, financial institutions, social organizations, cultural artists and religious people.
For the first time this year, a total of 500 people consisted of 50 people from 10 fields. While the other 500 people were obtained from additional surveys.
Yoo Jae Seok topped the list with an incredible 76.6 percent. The figure is up 12.5 percent from 64.1 percent last year. For the third year in a row, Yoo Jae Seok has stayed at the top of the list.
Apart from appearing in a number of programs, Yoo Jae Seok’s focus on acting according to his influence is considered to be able to protect his position and status. The national MC acknowledged that there are changes that the entertainment industry must make when talking about the unreasonable practices that entertainment actors must carry out.
Yoo Jae Seok is also known as someone who leads a healthy life and raises the status of a comedian. Not only that, Yoo Jae Seok is considered to have increased the status of a comedian.
Following Yoo Jae Seok, BTS is in second place with 36.2 percent even though they have stated that they will postpone group activities and focus on activities per member. The 3rd BTS International Academic Conference has been held at Hankuk University of Foreign Studies from July 14 to 16 proving their influence to change the world.
Today, BTS’s influence is spreading around the world not only from music but the message that is carried through their work. BTS has been encouraging people all over the world to dehumanize inequality and violence. They are also successful in campaigning for the self-love movement.
BTS fans, ARMY are considered to be at the forefront of voicing issues such as politics, the environment, and discrimination. That’s why research on BTS and ARMY is done regardless of country.
“Stars with this level of influence are very rare even in the Western world. Even though BTS announced it would temporarily suspend their group activities, their influence at home and abroad is still ongoing,” said cultural critic Han Jae Geun.