Winners: Sunday Times – Generation Next 2012 Brand Awards

May 31, 2012 by  

The winners in the 2012

Sunday Times Generation Next Brand Survey Results were announced yesterday.  The survey, which consists of 73 categories is in its eighth year,  and voices what the South African youth – aged between 8 and 22 – deem cool.

Here are the winners :

  Coolest Brand Overall 2012  
1 BlackBerry
2 BMW
3 Coca-Cola

 

4 Nike

 

5 Apple

 

 

 

Q1 Coolest Bank

All Groups (%)

1

FNB

26.19

2

ABSA

24.36

3

Standard Bank

20.61

4

Nedbank

11.57

5

Capitec Bank

8.19

Q2 Coolest Cell Phone

All Groups (%)

1

Blackberry

36.72

2

Nokia

22.40

3

Apple iPhone

20.31

4

Samsung

8.98

5

Sony Ericsson

4.57

Q3 Coolest Fashion and/or Accessory Store

All Groups (%)

1

Nike

16.47

2

Mr Price

11.67

3

Identity

9.64

4

Edgars

8.64

5

Jay Jays

6.77

Q4 Coolest Domestic Airline

All Groups (%)

1

SAA (South African Airways)

37.45

2

Mango

23.08

3

BA (British Airways)

18.43

4

Kulula.com

14.27

5

1 Time

6.43

Q5 Coolest Toothpaste

All Groups (%)

1

Aquafresh

31.56

2

Colgate

19.06

3

Sensodyne

10.56

4

Mentadent P

9.67

5

Close-Up

6.26

Q7 Coolest Fashion Brand

All Groups (%)

1

Guess

13.55

2

Nike

10.95

3

Adidas

9.54

4

Louis Vuitton

8.18

5

Gucci

7.58

Q8 Coolest Hotel Group

All Groups (%)

1

Protea Hotels

18.87

2

Southern Sun

14.94

3

Hilton Hotels

14.08

4

Sun International

13.11

5

Royal Hotels

11.60

Q9 Coolest Brand Slogan

All Groups (%)

1

Just Do It (Nike)

17.38

2

Gives you wings (Red Bull)

10.40

3

Impossible is Nothing (adidas)

9.94

4

I’m lovin’ it (McDonald’s)

9.79

5

Join the Evolution (MXit)

8.77

Q10 Coolest Shopping Mall

All Groups (%)

1

Sandton City

11.95

2

Canal Walk

7.53

3

Gateway Theatre of Shopping

7.17

4

V&A Waterfront

7.10

5

Maponya Mall

6.77

Q11 Coolest Job

All Groups (%)

1

CEO (The Boss)

15.29

2

Doctor

6.86

3

Own Business (Entrepreneur)

6.69

4

DJ (Club or Radio)

6.45

5

Lawyer

6.10

Q12 Coolest Corporate Citizen

All Groups (%)

1

BMW

9.35

2

Coca-Cola

9.21

3

DStv

8.69

4

Woolworths

7.45

5

McDonald’s

6.18

Q13 Coolest Alternative Fashion Brand

All Groups (%)

1

Uzzi

13.53

2

Carvela

10.09

3

Polo

8.01

4

Jeep

7.91

5

Calvin Klein

6.10

Q14 Coolest Telecoms Provider

All Groups (%)

1

Vodacom

30.65

2

MTN

28.30

3

Cell C

18.90

4

8.ta

8.12

5

Virgin Mobile

7.09

Q15 Coolest Ultra Luxury Motor Vehicle

All Groups (%)

1

Lamborghini

19.93

2

Ferrari

16.50

3

Bugatti

14.69

4

Aston Martin

12.77

5

Rolls-Royce

10.33

Q16 Coolest Motor Vehicle

All Groups (%)

1

BMW

20.30

2

Mercedes-Benz

15.10

3

Audi

12.26

4

Range Rover

8.64

5

Hummer

6.58

Q17 Coolest Local Holiday Destination

All Groups (%)

1

Cape Town

19.90

2

Sun City

19.73

3

Durban

16.25

4

Johannesburg

7.05

5

Kruger National Park

6.85

Q18 Coolest Local Fun Destination

All Groups (%)

1

Sun City

19.72

2

Gold Reef City

17.81

3

uShaka Marine World

14.54

4

Carnival City

7.36

5

Montecasino

6.84

Q19 Coolest Petrol Station

All Groups (%)

1

Engen

25.96

2

Shell

18.25

3

BP

17.13

4

Caltex

13.20

5

Total

13.05

Q20 Coolest Sports Store

All Groups (%)

1

Nike

18.33

2

adidas

15.20

3

Sportscene

12.99

4

Totalsports

12.25

5

Puma

11.08

Q21 Coolest Hi-Tech Gadget

All Groups (%)

1

Blackberry

12.58

2

Laptop

12.14

3

Playstation 3

11.71

4

iPad (Tablet)

11.01

5

iPod

8.61

Q22 Coolest Computer Brand

All Groups (%)

1

Apple

19.86

2

Samsung

14.73

3

Sony

13.59

4

HP

10.87

5

LG

10.46

Q23 Coolest Weekly Newspaper

All Groups (%)

1

Sunday Times

27.88

2

Sunday Sun

18.17

3

City Press

16.76

4

Soccer Laduma

10.51

5

Cape Argus

7.14

Q25 Coolest Daily Newspaper

All Groups (%)

1

Daily Sun

21.31

2

The Star

12.10

3

Daily News

11.59

4

The Times

11.40

5

Sowetan

9.48

Q26 Coolest TV Channel

All Groups (%)

1

Trace (DStv 325)

10.18

2

Disney Channel (DStv 303)

10.15

3

VUZU (DStv 123)

7.73

4

M-Net (DStv 101)

7.22

5

Supersport Channel (DStv 201-208)

7.12

Q27 Coolest Current TV Programme

All Groups (%)

1

Dragon Ball Z

11.17

2

Generations

9.39

3

Rhythm City

7.85

4

Vampire Diaries

5.46

5

Top Gear

4.94

Q28 Coolest TV Music Channel

All Groups (%)

1

Trace (DStv 325)

29.04

2

Channel O (DStv 320)

19.54

3

MTV Base (DStv 322)

17.15

4

MTV (DStv 321)

13.52

5

Afro Music (DStv 326)

5.86

Q29 Coolest Community Programme (NEW!)

All Groups (%)

1

MySchool (Woolworths)

13.20

2

Soul Buddyz Clubs

13.14

3

Add Hope (KFC)

11.64

4

Pick n Pay School Club

11.34

5

M-Net Cares

10.11

Q30 Coolest Cartoon Show

All Groups (%)

1

Dragon Ball Z

13.42

2

Spongebob SquarePants

8.45

3

Phineas & Ferb

8.41

4

The Boondocks

8.16

5

The Simpsons

7.13

Q31 Coolest TV Soap

All Groups (%)

1

Generations

22.14

2

Rhythm City

18.96

3

7de Laan

12.09

4

Isidingo

9.77

5

Muvhango

9.05

Q32 Coolest TV Kids Block

All Groups (%)

1

Disney (DStv 303)

21.55

2

Disney XD (DStv 304)

18.48

3

Cartoon Network (DStv 301)

16.45

4

Nickelodeon (DStv 305)

11.46

5

YO-Tv

8.63

Q33 Coolest Reality TV Show

All Groups (%)

1

So You Think You Can Dance

10.49

2

SA’s Got Talent

9.98

3

Idols

9.01

4

Fear Factor (International)

8.80

5

Wipeout

7.66

Q34 Coolest Music Retailer Online/Physical Store

All Groups (%)

1

Musica

20.89

2

ToxicWap

13.51

3

iTunes

11.93

4

Look & Listen

11.90

5

Nokia Music Store

10.42

Q35 Coolest Radio Station

All Groups (%)

1

5FM

21.23

2

Metro FM

15.40

3

YFM

8.65

4

94.7 Highveld Stereo

8.28

5

Ukhozi FM

5.64

Q36 Coolest Magazine

Male  (%)

1

Top Gear

15.80

2

Car

10.10

3

YOU

9.95

4

Speed & Sound

6.66

5

Move

6.57

 

Q36 Coolest Magazine

Female  (%)

1

YOU

12.16

2

Drum

8.76

3

True Love

8.68

4

Seventeen

8.18

5

Move

7.70

Q37 Coolest Breakfast Cereal

All Groups (%)

1

Kellogg’s Coco Pops

13.67

2

Kellogg’s Corn Flakes

12.17

3

Jungle Oats

10.47

4

Nestlé Milo

9.49

5

Weet-bix

8.36

Q38 Coolest International Celebrity

All Groups (%)

1

Lil Wayne

10.60

2

Nicki Minaj

9.07

3

Drake

7.17

4

Adele

6.73

5

Chris Brown

6.04

Q39 Coolest Local Celebrity

All Groups (%)

1

Trevor Noah

11.52

2

Zahara

9.29

3

Big Nuz

9.15

4

DJ Cleo

7.68

5

AKA

6.86

Q40 Coolest Grocery Store

All Groups (%)

1

Pick n Pay

25.87

2

Woolworths Food

19.19

3

Checkers

12.62

4

Spar

12.01

5

Shoprite

8.00

Q41 Coolest Dairy Drink

All Groups (%)

1

Yogi Sip

21.64

2

UltraMel Custard

15.46

3

Nestlé Milo

13.59

4

Inkomazi

8.97

5

Nestlé Nesquick

8.28

Q42 Coolest Fast Food Place

All Groups (%)

1

KFC

18.09

2

McDonald’s

17.66

3

Debonairs

14.35

4

Steers

10.79

5

Nando’s

9.62

Q43 Coolest Eat Out Place

All Groups (%)

1

Spur

19.42

2

Steers

11.99

3

Nando’s

10.90

4

Wimpy

10.01

5

Mugg & Bean

9.37

Q44 Coolest Energy Product

All Groups (%)

1

Red Bull

21.02

2

Energade

12.11

3

Monster Energy Drink

11.69

4

Powerade

9.65

5

Bar One

9.47

Q45 Coolest Snack

All Groups (%)

1

Doritos

26.42

2

Simba Chips

19.66

3

Lay’s

14.71

4

Niknaks

8.35

5

Fritos

8.26

Q46 Coolest Cold Drink

All Groups (%)

1

Coca-Cola

19.11

2

Appletiser

10.15

3

Fanta

8.73

4

Iron Brew

8.33

5

Liqui-Fruit

7.27

Q47 Coolest Universities or College

All Groups (%)

1

University of Cape Town (UCT)

18.08

2

University of Johannesburg (UJ)

11.24

3

University of Witwatersrand (Wits)

9.42

4

Stellenbosch University

7.76

5

Rhodes University (RU)

7.58

Q48 Coolest Sweet

All Groups (%)

1

Pin Pop

10.85

2

Jelly Tots

7.98

3

Astros

7.38

4

Smarties

6.63

5

Jelly Babies

6.52

Q49 Coolest Chocolate

All Groups (%)

1

Ferrero Rocher

10.67

2

Kit Kat

10.02

3

Bar One

8.64

4

Lunch Bar

8.47

5

PS

6.74

Q50 Coolest Coffee Shop

All Groups (%)

1

Mugg & Bean

22.86

2

Wimpy

17.12

3

McDonald’s McCafé

16.44

4

Nescafé

12.80

5

News Café

8.64

Q51 Coolest Animated Brand or Entertainment Character

All Groups (%)

1

SpongeBob

15.39

2

Smurfs

10.18

3

Hello Kitty

9.28

4

Ben 10

8.76

5

Spiderman

6.05

Q52 Coolest Yoghurt

All Groups (%)

1

NutriDay

20.72

2

Parmalat

18.63

3

Woolworths Yoghurt

13.10

4

Danone

11.91

5

Pick n Pay Yoghurt

9.68

Q53 Coolest Fragrance

Male (%)

1

Hugo Boss

16.45

2

Guess

15.26

3

Dolce & Gabana (D&G)

10.24

4

Calvin Klein

9.92

5

Lacoste

9.63

 
Q53 Coolest Fragrance

Female (%)

1

Guess

18.80

2

Dolce & Gabana (D&G)

15.17

3

DKNY

12.03

4

Chanel

11.24

5

Gucci

9.19

Q54 Coolest Male Deodorant

All Groups (%)

1

AXE

16.94

2

Playboy

16.62

3

Hugo Boss

12.20

4

adidas

10.16

5

English Blazer

7.80

Q55 Coolest Female Deodorant

All Groups (%)

1

Playgirl

11.87

2

Pink Happiness

11.67

3

Hoity Toity

9.24

4

Dove

8.06

5

adidas

8.03

Q57 Coolest Feminine Hygiene Product

Female (%)

1

Always

26.45

2

Kotex

22.26

3

Li-Lets

11.85

4

Lifestyle

10.15

5

Stayfree

8.82

Q59 Coolest Make-Up Brand

All Groups (%)

1

Avon

18.79

2

Yardley

9.16

3

Revlon

8.88

4

L’Oreal

8.47

5

Pond’s

7.85

Q60 Coolest Social Networking Site & Website

All Groups (%)

1

Facebook

28.08

2

MXit

16.58

3

Google +

9.76

4

WhatsApp

8.20

5

Twitter

6.79

Q61 Coolest Soap Bar

All Groups (%)

1

Lux

15.84

2

Protex

15.71

3

Dettol

15.22

4

Dove

12.32

5

Nivea

8.38

Q62 Coolest Hair Care Product

All Groups (%)

1

Dark & Lovely

16.33

2

Sunsilk

10.78

3

TRESemme

8.31

4

Sof ‘n’ Free

7.59

5

Head & Shoulders

7.54

Q64 Coolest Cell Phone Application

All Groups (%)

1

Facebook

20.13

2

Blackberry Messenger (BBM)

19.44

3

MXit

14.85

4

Google

8.79

5

WhatsApp

7.38

Q65 Coolest Local Sportsman

All Groups (%)

1

Siphiwe Tshabalala

19.77

2

Itumeleng Khune

13.14

3

Bryan Habana

10.73

4

AB de Villiers

8.92

5

John Smit

7.46

Q66 Coolest Local DJ (radio or club)

All Groups (%)

1

Black Coffee

12.18

2

DJ Fresh

10.67

3

DJ Kent

9.42

4

DJ  Cleo

9.34

5

DJ Clock

8.76

Q67 Coolest Local Sportswoman

All Groups (%)

1

Natalie du Toit

21.48

2

Caster Semenya

18.76

3

Roxy Louw

14.92

4

Amanda Dlamini

11.54

5

Penny Heyns

8.14

Q68 Coolest Local Male Screen Star

All Groups (%)

1

Trevor Noah

19.59

2

Leon Schuster

12.56

3

DJ Sbu

11.97

4

Menzi Ngubane (Sibusiso, Generations)

9.67

5

Zola

6.41

Q69 Coolest Local Female Screen Star

All Groups (%)

1

Charlize Theron

10.33

2

Sophie Ndaba (Queen, Generations)

9.65

3

Minnie Dlamini

8.56

4

Diaan Lawrenson (Paula, 7de Laan)

8.16

5

Terry Pheto

7.72

Q70 Coolest Local Music Star (brand or person)

All Groups (%)

1

Liquideep

9.23

2

AKA

8.46

3

Zahara

8.37

4

DJ Cleo

8.23

5

Big Nuz

8.01

Q71 Biggest Local Newsmaker  (socialites, politicians)

All Groups (%)

1

Julius Malema

20.17

2

Jacob Zuma

16.74

3

Kenny Kunene

11.58

4

Helen Zille

8.41

5

Jub-Jub

7.46

Q72 Coolest Local Comedian

All Groups (%)

1

Trevor Noah

29.14

2

Leon Schuster

19.41

3

David Kau

10.99

4

Loyiso Gola

9.71

5

Barry Hilton

4.89

Q73 Coolest Skincare Product

All Groups (%)

1

Avon

15.25

2

Nivea

11.21

3

Lux

8.01

4

Pond’s

7.92

5

Dove

7.42

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Comments

13 Comments on "Winners: Sunday Times – Generation Next 2012 Brand Awards"

  1. amakhosi-amahle on Fri, 1st Jun 2012 12:38 am 

    the coolest dj haaaaaaaaaa wat abt euphonic mara nd lapha kwii screen star bonang is nt thr thatha minnie……

  2. roselina on Fri, 1st Jun 2012 1:37 am 

    The awards ar pretty cool hey, liked d category yo dj bandla bt nt so sure ngeyama sweets nd colgates lol

  3. Miranda on Fri, 1st Jun 2012 7:52 am 

    #shaking head at these awards#….why did they ask 12 year olds to vote?

  4. Biskiti on Fri, 1st Jun 2012 11:17 am 

    Tjo, kusho i have i-taste of 8-22 year old :( Cause i agreed with most of their choices…lol

  5. LadyMillion on Fri, 1st Jun 2012 11:26 am 

    Attended the awards, they came together well. Luvd Liquid deep on stage

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