Thursday, November 29, 2007
Rain and Yun Eun-Hye Are China’s Favorite Hallyu Stars
According to recent surveys, singing sensation, Rain, and rising star, Yun Eun-Hye, were selected as China’s favorite Hallyu stars.
A Hallyu star popularity vote was cast on the 15th, on a Chinese website by the International Reelection Hallyu Channel (gb.cri.cn/18991/2007/11/14/Zt113@1842259.htm). Rain and Yun Eun-Hye took in an overwhelming number of votes, and were crowned as the top Hallyu stars of 2007.
A total of 15 male and 15 female stars were in the running, and on the morning of the 26th, Rain was bringing in 2,193,388 votes leaving the runner-up, Lee Jun-Gi, far behind in second place. Ju Ji-Hun at the time coming in 3rd place, proving to becoming an up-and-coming star.
Female Hallyu stars were swept away by actresses currently appearing in dramas. The heroine of the drama ‘Gung’, Yun Eun-Hye received a record 2,811,769 votes while Han Chae-Yeong and Song Hye-Gyo came in at 2nd and 3rd with 809,706 and 372,761 votes respectively. Currently on tour in Japan, ‘Asia’s star’, Boa took 106,414 votes, while sexy singer Lee Hyo-Ri received 84,725 votes, standing their ground at 4th and 5th places.
For the '2007 Hallyu Stars with the Most Potential’, netizens selected Super Junior’s Hangeng, and Gan Mi-Yeon, currently awaiting to make her debut in China, as their top picks.
The survey is to last until December 31st in the midst of critical times for Hallyu stars in China.
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