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Wow here is some awesome news for Kim Hyun Joong fans! His Japanese single “Tonight” sold 100,000 copies on the day it was released. According to Oricon Charts on June 6, “Tonight” reached #2 on the single charts by selling 101,818 copies.
Kim Hyun Joong was already popular through his activities with SS501 and his appearance in the KBS 2TV drama, “Boys Over Flowers.” In January 2012, when he released his Japanese debut single “Kiss Kiss/ Lucky Guy” it also did very well when it was released.
Currently Kim Hyun Joong appears on SBS’ “Barefooted Friends.” Also, this coming June 8 he will hold a fan meeting titled “2013 KHJ Show Party People.” Stay tuned to Soompi.com for more Kim Hyun Joong news!
We looked back on some of the boy bands that dominated 2012, and today, we’re looking at the men who took over the K-Pop scene (and, some, the world) all on their own.
Park Jung Min
When Park Jung Min wasn’t wooing the ladies in Japan as Romeo, the former SS501 member spent 2012 telling his K-Pop fans they were ‘Beautiful’ with his most recent solo single released last month.
Following in the footsteps of his former leader Kim Hyun Joong, Park Jung Min set out to break away from his idol image, and producing his latest album as well as taking part in developing the concept certainly marked a step in the right direction
After successfully finishing his first solo live tour ‘2012 1st Story in Japan‘, the youngest member of SS501 - Kim Hyung Jun is going to embark on his second live tour in Japan to commemorate the release of his new album ‘ESCAPE‘ earlier this month in Korea.
Kim Hyung Jun‘s Japanese agency just announced the news about his near future Japanese promotion plans.
The singer is scheduled to leave for Japan on August 1st and launch his tour on August 3rd, traveling to the ZEPP music halls in cities like Tokyo, Fukuoka, Osaka, Nagoya, and Sapporo. Kim Hyung Jun will conclude his concert on the 26th with a total of 9 concerts, estimated to bring 9,000 viewers in total, and hopes to firmly position himself as a soloist and a Hallyu star through this tour
SS501’s Kim Kyu Jong will enlist into his mandatory Korean military service in July. He gave this news by writing a letter which was put up on the official website July 1.
The letter read, “Hello, this is Kyu Jong. I always say this but doesn’t time fly by, it feels like only yesterday I debuted but it is already June 2012. Is everything you planned going well? It isn’t too late for all of you to ‘hwaiting’ while thinking about the things you planned. The reason I am writing you this letter is to let you know that I am going to enlist in July. I wanted to tell you Pretties myself.”
He continued, “I was always happy because of the good memories because of the support and love from you Pretties. Because of you Pretties, my 20s are happy and enjoyable. Like I always say I want to give back as much as I received, and from now on I only want to gift you pretty memories
ss501, kim kyu jongSS501's Kim Kyu Jong informs His Enlistment in the Army Through a Letter
SS501 member Kim Kyu Jong shared the news of his army enlistment through his office home page.
On June 1, Kim Kyu Jong posted a hand written letter which tells of his July enlistment as well as a thank you message for his fans.
The letter starts off with "Hello, This is Kyu Jong. It’s a cliché to say but time surely passes by quickly right? I feel like I debuted just yesterday but it's already June of 2012. Are you guys all carrying out the plans you made?! It's still not late so think again about the plans you made and carry through with it.”
He continued "The reason why I am writing a letter to you after such a long time is because of my planned enlistment in the coming July
DSP Media or formerly known as DSP Entertainment has released information on their new upcoming boy group. This boy group will be the next SS501 and the group is named "DSP BOYZ" (Tentative name) and will have 7 members. They will be following SS501, KARA and Rainbows footsteps as part of DSP media.
The group will be making their debut through a reality program in MBC called "Making the STAR DSP Boyz" and will air this coming April 24, 2012. A representative from DSP said, "The group will be having a strong fighting spirit and charisma as well as explosive visuals. They will be following the footsteps of their seniors SS501".
However, their agency said they have yet to finalize the group's name and debut schedule for now all that is confirmed is their reality show and their debut in the industry this coming May.
2010 boy group ordinal scale is becoming an issue again.
Recently an post titled '2012 girl group ordinal scale' has been catching a lot of attention.
The boy group scale was made by tvN 'E News' according to popularity, dance skills, vocals, amount earned, fashion sense, and etc...
If you look closely 1st place was all taken by the five-member DBSK and next came Big Bang, 2PM, Super Junior, SHINee, SS501, 2AM, FT Island, B2ST, and U-Kiss to follow.
Netizens who saw the post commented "I miss the five-member DBSK", "Fans are going to fight over this", and etc...
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