Saturday, April 16, 2011

Rain Named TIME's Most Influential Individual

Entertainer Rain has won TIME's Top 100 Poll once again, securing victory over celebrities such as Jay Chou, Susan Boyle, and Beyonce.

The internationally acknowledged entertainer Rain has successfully snagged the title as TIME's Most Influential Individual, after it was reported earlier that he was in the lead.

This marks Rain's second time winning TIME's Most Influential Person poll, as he also topped the chart back in 2008, along with nominations in 2006 and 2007 as well. After being exempt from the nominee list for a few years, the idols many fans have once again vaulted him to the top position once more.

On the matter, TIME stated, "Korean pop star Rain has won the top spot in the TIME 100 poll, in which we asked readers to rank who they think are the world’s most influential people. By the time the poll closed Thursday night, he had garnered 406,252 “influential” votes and 33,813 “not influential” votes. This is certainly not the first time Rain has taken the top spot; he won in 2006 and 2007, and placed in second in 2008. Coming in a distant second this year was Jay Chou, Taiwanese star of The Green Hornet, getting 207,239 'influential' votes. Rounding out the top three was Britain’s Got Talent phenomenon Susan Boyle with 151,324 'influential' votes. The top-ranking American on the list was Beyoncé, coming in fifth.."

Check out the full article via TIME here, in which you can also follow Rain and Stephen Colbert's antics regarding his victory over the television personality back in 2008.

Congratulations to Rain on his impressive win from everyone here at GoKpop!

Source: Gokpop

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