Koreans choose So Nyeo Shi Dae as 2009 best singer and ‘Gee’ as best song

Poll organization Korea Gallup announces the annual poll collated from the 2 polls done in May and November over 2,919 Korean netizens from the age 13 to 59, summarizing the Korean music industry for both 1st and 2nd half of the year.

And So Nyeo Shi Dae has been voted the best singer of the year for their hit songs and trends with ‘Gee’ and ‘Tell Me Your Wish’ with 29.8% of the votes from the 2,919 who voted.

At #2 is Big Bang (21.1% of votes), even though the group did not have activities in Korea this year, the members had their solo activities and this is their 3rd year at #2 on the annual poll. And at #3 is 2PM who made hits with ‘Again & Again’ and ‘Heartbeat’.

Go under the cut for the rest of the poll results.

Best Artiste Of The Year

  1. So Nyeo Shi Dae (29.8%)
  2. Big Bang (21.1%)
  3. 2PM (12.5%)
  4. WonderGirls  (10.4%) – voted #1 on the chart for 2 years in 2007 and 2008
  5. Jang Yoon Jeong (9.6%)
  6. KARA
  7. 2NE1

Song Of The Year

  1. SNSD ‘Gee’ (15%)
  2. SNSD ‘Tell Me Your Wish’ (6.7%)
  3. Son DamBi ‘Saturday Night’ (5.1%)
  4. 2PM ‘Again & Again’ (4.4%)

2NE1’s hits ‘I Don’t Care’ and ‘Fire’ are also on the top 10 at #9 and #10 with 2.5% and 2.1% of votes.

Other than that, KARA’s ‘Mister’ and Baek Ji Young ‘Don’t Forget’ are also on the top 10 rankings – with 7 rankings occupied by female singers/groups.

S:Newsen

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