On the August 19th episode of "One Night of TV Entertainment", the show tallied the most-searched celebrities for the first half of 2015. The ranking is the result of highly searched keywords in various web portals.
It was revealed on the big names were edged out by this year's hot female group-EXID! EXID came out on top and defeated even the biggest names in the industry such as EXO (2nd place), Girls' Generation (3rd), Kim Gu Ra (4th), Yoo Jae Suk (5th), and Big Bang (6th). Perhaps this is due to Hani's viral fancam that helped catapult the group to massive popularity.
Aside from the celebs with the top search results, "One Night of TV Entertainment" also featured which stars had the most articles written about them for the first half of the year. Surprisingly, EXID still took the lead in this category, followed by actors Baek Jong Won and Yoo Jae Suk, and idol groups After School and Big Bang.
Suzy's name also popped up with having the most related searches, with top keywords including "Suzy Lee Min Ho" (which became a hot topic online after they were confirmed dating), "Suzy CF", "Suzy performance", and others.
Were you surprised by EXID's popularity on the interwebs?