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Economic magazine 'Forbes Korea' releases a ranking of influential celebs + EXO at #1

Judged by four categories: Earnings, Media Exposure, Broadcast Promotions, Professionalism
- EXO won #1 on earnings and professionalism, they're #1 in total
- Yoo Jae Suk, Bigbang, Kim Yuna, and Girls' Generation have been on this ranking for 8 years


1) EXO (singer)
2) Yoo Ah In (actor)
3) Hyeri (singer)
4) Girls' Generation (singer)
5) Kim Soo Hyun (actor)
6) Bigbang (singer)
7) Park Inbi (sports)
8) Jun Ji Hyun (actress)
9) IU (singer)
10) Kang Jung Ho (sports)
11) Cha Seung Won (actor)
12) SHINee (singer)
13) Kim Yuna (sports)
14) Hwang Jung Min (actor)
15) Yoo Jae Suk (MC)
16) Son Heung Min (sports)
17) Choo Shin Soo (sports)
18) Ryu Hyun Jin (sports)
19) Son Yeon Jae (sports)
20) AOA (singer)
21) Baek Jong Won (chef)
22) Yoo Hae Jin (actor)
23) Ha Jung Woo (actor)
24) Lee Jung Jae (actor)
25) Kim Gura (MC)
26) Girl's Day (singer)
27) Shin Dong Yup (MC)
28) Sistar (singer)
29) Ki Sung Yong (sports)
30) Lee Kwang Soo (actor)
31) Lee Minho (actor)
32) Taeyeon (singer)
33) Seolhyun (singer)
34) Zico (singer)
35) Zion.T (singer)
36) Jun Hyun Moo (MC)
37) Hani (singer)
38) Oh Dal Soo (actor)
39) Suzy (singer)
40) Lee Byung Hun (actor)

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Pann: 2016's Forbes Power Celebs, EXO is #1

1. [+149, -2] GodXo. I'm proud.

2. [+55, -0] EXO isn't declining no matter how much you hate

3. [+47, -1] EXO has a lot of controversies but they're a top group, you antis

4. [+30, -1] Antis have been praying for EXO to flop since 3 years ago but they're doing even better after withdrawals and dating news ㅋㅋㅋㅋ

5. [+25, -1] Let's last long EXO <3

6. [+11, -0] SNSD is so amazing... They've been around for 10 years but they're still #4... Taeyeon also

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