2009 AFTI Media Boy Poll

Poll Stats, "What If", Fun Facts, and Trivia

There were 68 votes cast for any of the 702 submitted nominees during the 11 days the poll was open. From these:

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Here are the Top 15 (16 due to ties at #15) actors in terms of mentions on ballots - regardless of rank on the ballot:

19Jimmy Bennett
15Max Records
13Braeden Lemasters
12Nathan Gamble
9Victor Carles
8Alexander Gould
7Jake T. Austin
7Justin Bieber
7Chandler Canterbury
7Chase Ellison
7Kodi Smit-McPhee
7Cole Sprouse
6Nash Aguas
5Liam James
5Martin Jobert
5Bill Milner


Average ballot score of the Top 20

Perhaps it might be interesting to see how the Top 20 (21 due to ties at #18) fared with each of their voters on average.

PerformerAverage Score
Nash Aguas5.00
Yuri Chinen4.67
Kodi Smit-McPhee4.43
Martin Jobert4.20
Basty Alcances4.00
Jacob Hays4.00
Braeden Lemasters4.00
Logan Lerman4.00
Cole Sprouse3.57
Nick Romeo Reimann3.50
Justin Bieber3.43
Nathan Gamble3.42
Chase Ellison3.29
Victor Carles3.22
Bill Milner3.20
Max Records3.20
Jimmy Bennett3.05
Dylan Sprouse3.00
Alexander Gould2.88
Chandler Canterbury2.86
Jake T. Austin2.29


Dropping 5th place

Dropping the 5th place vote leads to Alexander dropping out of the top 10, but the rest of the ranks remain unchanged:

Jimmy Bennett54
Braeden Lemasters52
Max Records45
Nathan Gamble39
Kodi Smit-McPhee31
Nash Aguas30
Victor Carles28
Cole Sprouse24
Justin Bieber23
Chase Ellison23


Dropping 4th place

Dropping 4th place flip-flops Justin and Chase:

Jimmy Bennett50
Braeden Lemasters46
Max Records41
Nathan Gamble37
Kodi Smit-McPhee31
Nash Aguas30
Victor Carles26
Cole Sprouse24
Chase Ellison23
Justin Bieber21


Most 1st place votes

If everyone just had to pick their favorite, here is how everyone would rank:

7Braeden Lemasters
6Nash Aguas
4Max Records, Kodi Smit-McPhee
3Jimmy Bennett, Victor Carles, Chase Ellison, Nathan Gamble, Jacob Hays
2Justin Bieber, Chandler Canterbury, Yuri Chinen, Alban Hansen, Martin Jobert, Cole Sprouse
1Colin Ford, Filip Garbacz, Devon Gearhart, Maxime Godart, Alexander Gould, Estoril Hansen, Leo Howard, Josh Hutcherson, Tommy Knight, Antoine L'Écuyer, Toni Leppe, Logan Lerman, Ryan Malgarini, Tanner Pflueger, Leonard Proxauf, Nick Romeo Reimann, Rebel Rodriguez, Nicolas Schinseck, Dylan Sprouse, Austin Williams
Whilst Braeden had the most 1st place votes, strong support for Jimmy in second and third place edged him ahead.


Most 2nd place votes

5Jimmy Bennett
4Nathan Gamble
3Basty Alcances, Victor Carles, Chase Ellison, Bill Milner, Max Records


Most 3rd place votes

5Jimmy Bennett
3Max Records


Most 4th place votes

4Jake T. Austin, Alexander Gould
3Chandler Canterbury, Colin Ford, Braeden Lemasters


Most 5th place votes

4Jimmy Bennett
3Moises Arias, Liam James, Max Records


Biggest jump from 2008

4310966Trevor Gagnon
4310966Ryan Malgarini
7913556Tyger Drew-Honey
7913556Tyler James Williams
348753Troye Sivan
136350Chandler Canterbury
186345Basty Alcances
64539Nash Aguas
9713538Cameron Bright
7910930Jiro Manio


Biggest slide from 2008

10829-79George Sampson
10838-70Léo Legrand
7912-67Joey Wagner Luthman
10845-63Slade Pearce
7918-61Nathan Kress
9738-59Eddie Alderson
606-54Freddie Highmore
6015-45Cayden Boyd
7945-34Damian McGinty
9763-34Jason Dolley
9763-34Skyler Gisondo


Tightest stickers since 2008

The performers that moved the least since last year:

14140Bill Milner
18202Logan Lerman
43452Moises Arias
43452Austin Williams


Highest finish with no 1st place votes:

Jake T. Austin (14th place, 16 points, 7 mentions)
Bill Milner (14th place, 16 points, 5 mentions)

Lowest finish with a first place vote:

Note that for this statistic, only ballots with five names have been included.

Filip Garbacz (43rd place, 5 points, 1 mention)
Maxime Godart (43rd place, 5 points, 1 mention)
Tommy Knight (43rd place, 5 points, 1 mention)
Antoine L'Écuyer (43rd place, 5 points, 1 mention)
Toni Leppe (43rd place, 5 points, 1 mention)
Ryan Malgarini (43rd place, 5 points, 1 mention)
Rebel Rodriguez (43rd place, 5 points, 1 mention)
Nicolas Schinseck (43rd place, 5 points, 1 mention)
Austin Williams (43rd place, 5 points, 1 mention)


Best New Artists

Here are the Top 13 first time entrants to the poll with overall rank:

3Max Records
7Victor Carles
9Justin Bieber
18Jacob Hays
22Leonard Proxauf
22Uriah Shelton
25Leo Howard
25Taylor Lautner
28Tom Russell
30Leo Bear Creek
30Liam James
30Yuval Shevach
30Bridger Zadina

* Curiosity: Similar to last year almost half the performers in the results were new entries, thus indicating a continuation of a diverse, emerging new palate of talent.
(Although some of those new entries had previously appeared in the poll more than two years ago)


New entries55

Poll Skew:

Percentage of total points awarded that went to the Top 10:
40.68% = over 1/3

Percentage of actors that got just one vote:
48.78% = over 1/3


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