The Brand Customer Loyalty Awards recognize the most influential brands in popular culture, using consumer research to determine its winners. Here are all the idols who took home a trophy at this year’s ceremony.

1. Best Female Idol Group

The 2021 Brand Customer Loyalty Award for “Best Female Idol Group” was awarded to Oh My Girl. Due to release their new album, Dear Oh My Girl, next month, the group wowed everyone by soaring to the top of the charts in 2020 with “Nonstop.”

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2. Best Male Idol Group

The 2021 Brand Customer Loyalty Award for “Best Male Idol Group” was awarded to SHINee. After several years of military service, SHINee reunited as four this year to release “Don’t Call Me” and “Atlantis.”

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| SM Entertainment

3. Hot Trend Female Idol Group

The 2021 Brand Customer Loyalty Award for “Hot Trend Female Idol Group” was awarded to fromis_9. It’s been already been over half a year since fromis_9 released “Feel Good (Secret Code)” and fans can’t wait for their next single.

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| Stone Music

4. Hot Trend Male Idol Group

The 2021 Brand Customer Loyalty Award for “Hot Trend Male Idol Group” was awarded to VICTON. After an unfortunate pandemic-related delay, VICTON finally treated fans to a new single—”What I Said”—earlier this year.

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5. Best Rookie Female Idol Group

The 2021 Brand Customer Loyalty Award for “Best Rookie Female Idol Group” was awarded to STAYC. STAYC surprised everyone by becoming one of the fastest-rising fourth-generation girl groups this past year, surpassing 50,000 sales with their latest album.

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6. Best Rookie Male Idol Group

The 2021 Brand Customer Loyalty Award for “Best Rookie Male Idol Group” was awarded to TREASURE. Bringing a new sound to YG Entertainment, TREASURE’s The First Step album series is just a taste of what fans can expect in coming years.

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| YG Entertainment

7. Best Female Solo Artist

The 2021 Brand Customer Loyalty Award for “Best Female Solo Artist” was awarded to Chungha. Last year, her first full-length album—Querencia—was released to international acclaim.

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8. Best Male Solo Artist

The 2021 Brand Customer Loyalty Award for “Best Male Solo Artist” was awarded to Kang Daniel. “Paranoia” and “Antidote”, the two singles from his new album Yellow, dominated the charts upon release this year.

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9. Best Female Idol Entertainer

The 2021 Brand Customer Loyalty Award for “Best Female Idol Entertainer” was awarded to IZ*ONE‘s Yena. This year, she’s appeared as a cast member on TVING‘s Girls High School Mystery Class and Idol Dictation Contest.

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10. Best Male Idol Entertainer

The 2021 Brand Customer Loyalty Award for “Best Male Idol Entertainer” was awarded to SHINee‘s Key. After completing his military service last year, he finally returned to his position as a fixed cast member on the popular variety tvN variety show Amazing Saturday: DoReMi Market.

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11. Best Female Idol Actress

The 2021 Brand Customer Loyalty Award for “Best Female Idol Actress” was awarded to Kim Sejeong. Last year, she played one of the lead roles in the OCN and Netflix drama The Uncanny Counter.

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12. Best Male Idol Actor

The 2021 Brand Customer Loyalty Award for “Best Male Idol Actor” was awarded to ASTRO‘s Cha Eunwoo. His most recent role was Lee Su Ho in tvN’s True Beauty, based on the popular Korean webtoon.

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13. Best Female Vocalist

The 2021 Brand Customer Loyalty Award for “Best Female Vocalist” was awarded to IU. This is IU’s fourth award this year alone, and she’s sure to rack up plenty more before 2022.

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