Korean news site Ilgan Sports conducted its annual Lunar New Year survey among K-pop stars to choose their favorite fellow idols in six categories. A total of 116 members from 24 K-pop groups were surveyed ranging from new to veteran singers.

In the male and female idols with the best visual, ASTRO’s Cha Eun-woo and Girls’ Generation’s YoonA emerged as top picks.
In the male category, Cha Eun-woo got 28 votes followed by BTS’ V, 18; Seventeen’s Seungkwan, 11; GOT7’s Jinyoung and NCT 127’s Jaehyun, 5; and Golden Child’s Bomin and TXT’s Soobin, 3.

YoonA got 7 votes to place first followed by TWICE’s Tzuyu and Red Velvet’s Irene, 6; (G)I-dle’s Miyeon, 5; ITZY’s Yeji, TWICE and Suzy, 4; Girls’ Generation’s Taeyeon and I*ZONE’s Minju, 2.

In the category of idols with hot bodies, EXO’s Kai topped the male category with 35 votes followed by Monsta X’s Shownu, 19; Seventeen’s Woozi, 11; ASTRO’s Moonbin, 9; BTS’ Jungkook, 7; and NU’EST’s Baekho, 6.

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(Clockwise from top left) ASTRO’s Cha Eun-woo, Girls’ Generation’s YoonA, BTS, Seventeen, ITZY, ATEEZ, EXO’s Kai and AOA’s Seolhyun. (Twitter/Instagram)

AOA’s Seolhyun was voted No. 1 with 14 votes in the female division followed by (G)I-dle’s Soojin, 12; HyunA, 8; and Sunmi and Weki Meki’s Doyeon, 5.

BTS emerged No. 1 in the category of a group that other K-pop idols want to collaborate with, getting 9 votes. TWICE placed second with 7 votes followed by Seventeen, Golden Child’s Daeyeol, Infinite’s Sungyeol and Chungha, 5; Mamamoo, 4; and IU, 3.
Seventeen’s Hoshi got 11 votes to become the top pick among idols as someone they wanted to treat to a meal. ITZY’s Lia was second with 10 votes and TWICE followed with 5.

In addition, Seventeen were chosen by idols as the group they hope to be more popular in 2020 with 10 votes. ITZY followed with 7 votes and ATEEZ with 4.

ITZY were picked as the most promising artist of 2020, getting 36 votes. ATEEZ placed second with 26 followed by Stray Kids, 25; TXT, 21; (G)I-dle, 18; and BTS, 16.

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