Kim Soo Hyun to Be Model of the Year 2012

Kim Soo Hyun to Be Model of the Year 2012

Kim Soo Hyun Chosen As Model of the Year

Kim Soo Hyun recently took home the “Model of the Year Award” on January 29th, 2013 at the “Seoul Media Advertisement Awards” that took place in Coex, Seoul. He was recognized for his extensive modelling activities in 2012.

According to Kim Soo Hyun’s agency Key East Entertainment, “We believe that Kim Soo Hyun was able to receive this award because of his healthy image. Due to his healthy image we believe that he was well-liked and thus had the honor of receiving this award. This time around the votes of the Netizens were included in and therefore the award was much more meaningful.”

Kim Soo Hyun is currently starring in the movie “Secretly and Greatly” which is scheduled to come out this year.

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Kim Soo Hyun to receive the Model of the Year Award at the TVCF Advertising Award 2012

Kim Soo Hyun to receive the Model of the Year Award at the TVCF Advertising Award 2012

Kim Soo Hyun wins ‘Model of the Year Award’ at the ‘TVCF Advertising Award 2012′

Kim Soo Hyun recently achieved the ‘Model of the Year Award‘ at the 10th yearly ‘TVCF Advertising Award 2012‘ which took place at COEX, Seoul on January 29th.

The ‘Model of the Year Award’ was given to the actor for his role as promotional model for top brands. He’s also been associated to the nation ‘Kim Soo Hyun syndrome’ with his appearance in hit dramas ‘Dream High‘ and ‘The Moon that Embraces the Sun‘, as well as various CFs.

Bloggers shared, “Congrats on your ‘Model of the Year Award’”, “He deserves it”, “We hope to see more handsome sides of Kim Soo Hyun this year”, and more.

Meanwhile, Kim Soo Hyun is starring in the upcoming movie ‘Secret to Greatness‘, which is scheduled to come out later this year.

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Yang Hyun Suk wealthiest celebrity stockholder for 2012

Yang Hyun Suk wealthiest celebrity stockholder for 2012

Yang Hyun Suk wealthiest celebrity stockholder for 2012

YG Entertainment founderCEO Yang Hyun Suk was named the wealthiest celebrity stockholder for 2012.

The value of Yang Hyun Suks stock holdings have increased from 184.7 billion KRW (approximately $173.6 million USD) last year to 219.5 billion KRW (approximately $206.3 million USD). With the increase, he has surpassed SM Entertainments Lee Soo Man, whose stock holdings amounted to 200.1 billion KRW (approximately $188.9 million USD) this year.

In third place was Bae Yong Joon with 23.7 billion KRW (approximately $22.3 million USD).

The 63% increase for Yang Hyun Suk was mainly credited from the worldwide success of Psys Gangnam Style.

[Thanks to everyone who sent this in.]

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Jun Ji Hyun, Yoona, Jessica and More Included In the 100 Most Beautiful Faces of 2012 List

Jun Ji Hyun, Yoona, Jessica and More Included In the 100 Most Beautiful Faces of 2012 List

A slew of Korean stars have made it on a list of the most beautiful faces for 2012.

Popular movie site TC Candler.com recently unveiled this year’s ranking of its ‘100 Most Beautiful Faces of 2012’.

According to this year’s ranking, determined by independent critics, eight Korean stars were among those that made it into the 100 list.

At number 94 was actress Jun Ji Hyun, Go Ara at number 67, Nam Gyuri at number 58, SNSD’s Yoona at number 50, Taeyeon in 42, Song Hye Kyo in 33 and IU at 19.

Jun Ji Hyun, Yoona, Jessica and More Included In the 100 Most Beautiful Faces of 2012 List

Ranking the highest among her Korean peers was SNSD’s Jessica who came in all the way at number five.

British actress Emilia Clarke, best known for her role as Daenerys Targaryen in the popular and critically-acclaimed HBO fantasy series, Game of Thrones, was chosen as the most beautiful face for 2012.

See the full list through the official video below:

Photo Credit: Banila Co.

Jun Ji Hyun, Yoona, Jessica and More Included In the 100 Most Beautiful Faces of 2012 List

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Kim Soo Hyun Receives the Best Actor Award at 2012 MBC Acting Awards

Kim Soo Hyun Receives the Best Actor Award at 2012 MBC Acting Awards

Kim Soo Hyun Receives the Best Actor Award at “2012 MBC Acting Awards” On December 29 at the “2012 MBC Acting Awards,” actor Kim Soo Hyun received the Best Actor Award in the mini-series category for his role in “The Moon that Embraces the Sun.”

Kim Soo Hyun, who also won the Popularity Award, stated, “I would like to say thank you and love you to my mom, dad, and my aunts. I would also like to thank actor Bae Yong Joon and everyone in our agency, as well as the drama crews.”

Kim Soo Hyun continued, “To be honest, I am scared of receiving such a big award. I feel like I have done very little this year, yet people around be keep praising me. There is such a big gap between what I have actually achieved and what others think I have done, and it scares me to death. I will always be humble and work hard.”

Kim Soo Hyun made his debut in 2007 in MBC’s “Kimchi Cheese Smile.” He also appeared in many dramas including “Jungle Fish,” “Will It Snow on Christmas,” “Giant,” and “Dream High.”

In 2012, Kim Soo Hyun’s popularity exploded with his appearance in “The Moon that Embraces the Sun,” which achieved incredible rating of 40%.  

Meanwhile, other nominees for this category also included Song Seung Hun, Lee Sun Gyun, Lee Seung Gi, and Lee Joon Ki.

Kim Soo Hyun Receives the Best Actor Award at “2012 MBC Acting Awards”

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2PM, EXO, SUPER JUNIOR, and Kim Hyun Joong name as the winners for Tower Records Japans K-POP LOVERS! AWARDS 2012

2PM, EXO, SUPER JUNIOR, and Kim Hyun Joong name as the winners for Tower Records Japans K-POP LOVERS! AWARDS 2012

2PM, EXO, SUPER JUNIOR, and Kim Hyun Joong name as the winners for Tower Records Japan’s ‘K-POP LOVERS! AWARDS 2012′

Tower Records Japan‘s ‘K-POP LOVERS! AWARDS 2012‘ has officially released the list of nominees and winners.

The winners were chosen for their total sales from all Tower Records stores as well as polls conducted through Facebook and mixi.

Take a look at the list below!

Nominees

Artist Nominees

2PM

B1A4

BIGBANG

FTISLAND

INFINITE

KARA

SHINee

SUPER JUNIOR

T-ARA

Shoujo Jidai

New Artist Nominees

A-JAX

B.A.P

BTOB

CROSS GENE

EXO

HELLO VENUS

JJ PROJECT

MYNAME

NU’EST

SPICA

Album Nominees

“Midnight Sun” – BEAST

“ALIVE” – BIGBANG

“Mama” – EXO-K

“Electric Shock” – f(x)

“20 twenty” – FTISLAND

“GIRLS FOREVER” – KARA

“Sherlock” – SHINee

“Sexy, FreeSingle” – SUPER JUNIOR

“Jewelry box” – T-ARA

“GIRLS’ GENERATION II ~GirlsPeace~” – Shoujo Jidai

Single Nominees

“Masquerade” – 2PM

“Oyasumi good night -Japanese ver.-” – B1A4

“Be My Shine ~Kimi wo Hanasanai” – BOYFRIEND

“Where you are” – CNBLUE

“Be Mine” – INFINITE

“Speed Up / Girls Power” – KARA

“Heat” – Kim Hyun Joong

“Dazzling Girl” – SHINee

“Sexy, FreeSingle” – SUPER JUNIOR

“PAPARAZZI” – Shoujo Jidai

Winners

Artist Winners

Grand Prize: 2PM

Second Place: SUPER JUNIOR

Third Place: B1A4

Third Place: SHINee

New Artist Winners

Grand Prize: EXO

Second Place: NU’EST

Third Place: B.A.P

Album Winners

Grand Prize: “Sexy, FreeSingle” – SUPER JUNIOR

Second Place: “Sherlock” – SHINee

Third Place: “ALIVE” – BIGBANG

Single Winners

Grand Prize: “HEAT” – Kim Hyun Joong

Second Place: “Masquerade” – 2PM

Third Place: “Sexy, FreeSingle” – SUPER JUNIOR

Congratulations!

SourceImage: Tower Records

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Kim Hyun-joong Garners Four Awards at Yahoo! Asia Buzz Awards 2012

Kim Hyun-joong Garners Four Awards at Yahoo! Asia Buzz Awards 2012

Actor and singer Kim Hyun-joong, 26, picked up four awards at the ‘Yahoo! Asia Buzz Awards 2012‘ held at the Hong Kong Convention Center on Dec. 17.

Key East Entertainment, Kim’s agency, stated on Dec. 18 that Kim received the ’Most Popular Artist of the Decade’, ‘Asia Top Buzz Solo Artist’, ‘Hong Kong Top Buzz Solo Artist’, and ‘Taiwan Top Buzz Solo Artist’ awards, proving his unflagging popularity.

The awards annually mark trends in the entertainment world over the year and honors top celebrities who received hottest response from the public.

Kim Hyun-joong Garners Four Awards at ‘Yahoo! Asia Buzz Awards 2012’

The agency stated, “This achievement marks the fourth consecutive year of his being awarded since 2009. This year’s ‘Most Popular Artist of the Decade’ award was the result of a poll featuring beloved artists in Asia since 2003, and it is an honorable award that holds a lot of meaning.”

The idol garnered an impressive total of 1.35 million votes to achieve the ‘Asia Top Buzz Solo Artist’ award, which is three times the number of votes for competing nominees.

Kim Hyun-joong released his first full-length Japanese album, ‘Unlimited‘, on Dec. 12 and rose to the top of the Oricon daily chart. The music video for his title song, “Save Today“, ranked number one on Chinese music video site, YinYueTai.

Starting in January 2013, Kim will perform in 10 Japanese cities, including Kobe, Saitama, Nogoya and Fukuoka, during his Japanese tour. [Yonhap]

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Kim Hyun-joong Garners Four Awards at Yahoo! Asia Buzz Awards 2012

Kim Hyun-joong Garners Four Awards at Yahoo! Asia Buzz Awards 2012

Actor and singer Kim Hyun-joong, 26, picked up four awards at the ‘Yahoo! Asia Buzz Awards 2012‘ held at the Hong Kong Convention Center on Dec. 17.

Key East Entertainment, Kim’s agency, stated on Dec. 18 that Kim received the ’Most Popular Artist of the Decade’, ‘Asia Top Buzz Solo Artist’, ‘Hong Kong Top Buzz Solo Artist’, and ‘Taiwan Top Buzz Solo Artist’ awards, proving his unflagging popularity.

The awards annually mark trends in the entertainment world over the year and honors top celebrities who received hottest response from the public.

Kim Hyun-joong Garners Four Awards at ‘Yahoo! Asia Buzz Awards 2012’

The agency stated, “This achievement marks the fourth consecutive year of his being awarded since 2009. This year’s ‘Most Popular Artist of the Decade’ award was the result of a poll featuring beloved artists in Asia since 2003, and it is an honorable award that holds a lot of meaning.”

The idol garnered an impressive total of 1.35 million votes to achieve the ‘Asia Top Buzz Solo Artist’ award, which is three times the number of votes for competing nominees.

Kim Hyun-joong released his first full-length Japanese album, ‘Unlimited‘, on Dec. 12 and rose to the top of the Oricon daily chart. The music video for his title song, “Save Today“, ranked number one on Chinese music video site, YinYueTai.

Starting in January 2013, Kim will perform in 10 Japanese cities, including Kobe, Saitama, Nogoya and Fukuoka, during his Japanese tour. [Yonhap]

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Kim Hyun Joong picks up four awards at the ‘Yahoo! Asia Buzz Awards 2012′

Kim Hyun Joong picks up four awards at the ‘Yahoo! Asia Buzz Awards 2012′

Kim Hyun Joong picks up four awards at the Yahoo! Asia Buzz Awards 2012

Kim Hyun Joong picked up four awards at the Yahoo! Asia Buzz Awards 2012 held at the Hong Kong Convention Center on the 17th.

The Yahoo! Asia Buzz Awards gathers the most popular search data from Yahoo!’s search engine throughout the year to honor the hottest stars in Asia.

Kim Hyun Joong received the Most Popular Artist of the Decade, Asia Top Buzz Solo Artist, Hong Kong Top Buzz Solo Artist, and Taiwan Top Buzz Solo Artist awards, proving his unceasing popularity. The idol garnered an impressive total of 1.35 million votes to achieve the Asia Top Buzz Solo Artist award, which is three times the number of votes for competing nominees.

Key East Entertainment stated, This achievement marks the fourth consecutive year of being awarded since 2009. This years Most Popular Artist of the Decade award was the result of a poll featuring beloved artists in Asia since 2003, and it is an honorable award that holds a lot of meaning.

Kim Hyun Joong released his first full-length Japanese album, UNLIMITED, on the 12th and rose to the top of the Oricon daily chart. The music video for his title song, Save Today, ranked #1 on Chinese music video site, YinYueTai.

Starting in January 2013, Kim Hyung Joong will perform in 10 cities across Japan for his Japanese tour.

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How 4minute

How 4minute"s Hyuna and B2ST"s Jang Hyun Seung Made Trouble at "2012 MAMA"

4minute′s Hyuna and B2ST′s Jang Hyun Seung set the stage of the 2012 Mnet Asian Music Awards (2012 MAMA) on fire with their performance as Trouble Maker, and made their performance one of the most memorable ones of the day.

The December 6 broadcast of Mnet′s Wide Entertainment News will be going behind the scenes to find out what went on the day the splendid performance aired.

The day′s episode, titled ′MAMA X-Files′, will venture backstage and reveal how Trouble Maker prepared for the collaboration.

A few preview photos show the two together just before going onstage. They′re shown holding hands or sharing a bottle of water together, proving their big performance came from their great teamwork and close relations.

Though they seemed nervous at first, the two successfully put on a shocking performance that didn′t fall behind the kiss performance they put on last year.

Photo credit: Mnet

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