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Voted standout artist of the year in a poll is none other than IU!!

‘From the survey held during the months of October and November, the Gallup Korea‘ totaled  to 2,774 votes from both males and females age ranging from 13-59 years  all of Korea except those in Jeju Island . The  guest participants were the ones who will  choose their top three favorite artists who promoted this year. Even though, IU was the absolute winner in all of the age groups, EXO ranks  #1  in their teens, IU ranks #1 on  those in their 20s-30s, and Lee Sun Hee ranks #1 on those in their 40s-50s.

For  the top ranking song of the year, the remake of IU’s “Meaning of You” was voted #1 (7.7%), Soyu and JungGiGo‘s “Some” was #2 (4.6%), Lee Sun Hee’s “Meet Him Among Them” was #3 (4.5%), Seo Taiji‘s “Sogyeokdong” was #4 (4.5%), and Ailee‘s “Don’t Touch Me” was #5 (4.3%).

The ranking is as follows:

1. IU (12.9%)

2. Girls’ Generation (12.4%)

3. SISTAR (10.8%)

4. EXO (9.4%)

5. Lee Sun Hee (8.4%)

6. Girl’s Day (7.9%)

7. Lee Seung Chul (7.8%)

8. Cho Yong Pil (7.2%)

9. B2ST (5.5%)

10. Jang Yoon Jung (5.2%)

11. Ailee (5.1%)

12. A Pink (4.1%)

13. Big Bang (3.8%)

14. Kim Dong Ryul (3.6%)

15. Seo Taiji (3.1%)

16. Kim Bum Soo (3.0%), Sung Si Kyung (3.0%)

18. g.o.d (2.9%)

19. Tae Jin Ah (2.9%)

20. Hong Jin Young (2.6%)