THIS Top Soloist Holds Record As Korea’s ‘Favorite Female Celebrity’ For 5 Years Straight

To give more support to their favorite celebrity, fans normally vote on polls to push their idol’s rank to top. These polls range from vocals to choreography to personality to popularity and more. As a matter of fact, in a recent poll where fans voted for their “Favorite Female Celebrity,” this top singer-actress ranked first again this year. She has been dominating the poll for five years in a row!

Can you guess who she is?

IU Tops Korea’s ‘Favorite Female Celebrity’

IU, whose birth name is Lee Ji Eun, ranks second in the rankings of South Korea’s “Favorite Celebrity” this 2022, with host Yoo Jae Suk as No. 1.

Still, she ranks first in the female category, and has been No. 1 “Favorite Female Celebrity” for five years straight.

The result represented her huge following, impact and a loving fanbase locally. Meanwhile, she has also attained massive prominence towards her international fans. 

IU The Golden Hour

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According to the survey, IU placed second in 2018 and 2019.

In 2020, she ranked third, while going up again in second place during 2021 and 2022, making her one of the most high-ranking female celebrities for five years.

IU As The ‘Nation’s Little Sister’ & ‘Nation’s Sweetheart’

With the actress-singer capturing people’s hearts with her genuine personality and immense talents, it’s no wonder why fans love her. Her magnetic charisma earned her the titles “Nation’s Little Sister” and “Nation’s Sweetheart.”

She has captivated K-Drama fans endearingly with her acting skills on notable shows “Moon Lovers: Scarlet Heart Ryeo,” “Dream High,” “Hotel Del Luna,” and more.

IU The Golden Hour

(Photo : Twitter: @iu_bluewing)
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Meanwhile, she has also charmed K-pop fans with her angelic vocals.

In a notable foothold, the singer started her career at a young age starting as early as 15 years old, debuting as a solo artist in September 18, 2008 with the mini-album “Lost and Found.”

She later gained much wider recognition locally with her album “Growing Up.”

Later on, she released the album “Real” in 2010, featuring her notable song “Good Day,” where she showcased her iconic 3-high-note sequence in the song’s climax.

ALSO READ: IU Reveals She Almost Gave Up on Holding ‘The Golden Hour’ Concerts at Seoul Olympic Stadium


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IU’s photoshoot

Her fans, Uaenas, have never stopped supporting IU on her endeavors in music, as well as in her acting career.

She has also received noteworthy awards, such as Best New Actress and Digital Daesang or Song of The Year.

Due to her experience of 11 years, IU will always remain as one of the most inspirational artist for many fans around the world. It just shows how determination, talent and hard work goes hand in hand.

But most of all, what makes IU extraordinary to many people is her authenticity to her craft, and her kindness towards fans.

She stated once on a speech in an awarding show:

“In my 30s, which are about to begin, instead of competing with my past self, I’m going to live well as I am and how I will become. I’m still lacking in many ways, but I hope that everyone will continue to love and hate me. All of that is my driving force.”

What do you love about the singer actress? Let us know in the comments below!

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