A host of K-pop singers have been included on “The 100 Most Beautiful Faces 2013” list by U.S.-based film review website IndependentCritics.com. The list was announced on Monday.
A total of 14 South Koreans made the list, on which the Oscar-winning French actress Marion Cotillard was named the most beautiful face of the year.
The South Korean highest on the list was Nana at No. 2, a singer and former model who is best known as a member of girl group After School. Despite being little-known in the mainstream U.S. media, she made the highest-ever debut on the list, which has been paying homage to the world’s beauties since 1999.
The next highest Korean on the list was Tae-yeon of Girls’ Generation, who was joined by three other group members, Jessica (No. 20), Sooyoung (No. 66) and Yoona (No. 71)
|Taeyeon of the Girls` Generation (Osen)|
Teenage heartthrob Suzy of Miss A took the 14th spot. The versatile 19-year-old has been making a splash in the music industry and appearing on the small and big screens since her debut three years ago.
|Suzy of Miss A (Osen)|
Song Hye-kyo, in the 24th spot, was the highest-ranking South Korean actress on the list, followed by fellow actresses Go A-ra and Jun Ji-hyun, also known as Gianna Jun.
Singer IU was at No. 39, and two more After School members, Lizzy (No. 63) and E-young (No. 82) were also chosen. Jaekyung and Woori, a pair of singers from Rainbow, took the 75th and 94th spots, respectively.