Super Junior Wallpaper 2012
(Photo : SMTOWN ) On May 14, CJ EM announced the first artist for the lineup of KCON 2015 in LA. SM Entertainment"s powerhouse male group Super Junior has been announced as the first performers for KCON 2014 LA.
Super Junior debuted as a 12-member pop group in 2005. The group was catapulted into stardom with the success of the 2009 hit album "Sorry, Sorry." Super Junior has continued to be at the forefront of the Hallyu Wave and is one of the leading groups to reach markets in Latin America. In 2014, the group released their seventh Korean studio album, "Mamacita." "Mamacita" marked the return of Leeteuk and Heechul, following mandatory military service.
Super Junior"s Leeteuk, Heechul, Yesung, Kangin, Eunhyuk, Donghae, Siwon, Ryewook and Kyuhyun are prepared to perform before their dedicated fans at KCON 2015. KCON will mark their first performance in the United States since the 2012 SM Town Live World Tour III, which kicked off in Anaheim, California on May 20, 2012. Their performance at KCON will provide the opportunity to see the current 9 member lineup prior to additional military enlistments.
Super Junior's Rise To International Fame - A 2012 Recap
A week later, on January 19, Super Junior won the Daesang and Bonsang award at the 21st Seoul Music Awards. Super Junior's award streak continued on throughout the year, both as a group and as individuals. Later in the year, in November, Super Junior won Album of the Year, Naver LINE Award, and Best Global Group Award at the MNET Asian Music Awards (MAMA). In December, Shindongwon the MBC Music Star Award at the Melon Music Awards.Leeteukwas also awarded the Entertainer of the Year award at the year-end SBS Awards, and also the Popularity Award at the MBC Entertainment Awards. The Golden Disk Awards, Seoul Music Awards, Melon Music Awards, and Mnet Asian Music awards are the biggest 4 music award shows in Korea and to win at all these ceremonies are considered one of the highest achievements one can get in the music industry. Additionally, Super Junior's prominence in the overall entertainment industry as reflected by Leeteuk's and Shindong's awards, confirm them to be the well-rounded entertainers they are well-respected to be.
Earlier in April, Super Junior fulfilled a dream they have always had - performing on European shores.With the welcoming arms of their devoted ELFs, Super Junior performed in front of 7,000 fans in Paris.Their stay in the City of Light was then later turned into an exquisite photo book collectible.Later in April, Kangin returned from his military service. With that, the group was back with 11 members, with Heechul still serving his military/civil service stint.
Kim Hyunjoong, Super Junior, Tvxq And More In The Yearly Oricon For 2012
The first Korean artist in the single ranking is Kim Hyunjoong with his single "Heat." He arrived at a 31st place after selling 202,672 copies of his single. Following closely with 184,469 copies sold, we find Super Junior and their May release "Opera." Labelmate TVXQ got to a 40th place with 175,544 units of "Android" while 2PM is at the 47th spot with "Beautiful." "Beautiful" sold 163,463 copies. TVXQ's "Still" (160,791) got just one place lower while the first girl group in the ranking, KARA, can be found at the 49th spot with "Speed Up/Girls Power." Another 2PM release is at 52, the group's latest single "Masquerade" which sold an amount of 151,227 since its release last November. Girls' Generation's "Paparazzi" is at the 58th place, with Super Junior following just behind them. The group's Japanese "Sexy, Free and Single" release got to a 59th spot. The singles sold 136,181 and 123,140 copies respectively. At 61, there's space for 121,547 copies of Kim Hyunjoong's other single, "Kiss Kiss/Lucky Guy." SHINee's "Dazzling Girl" took a 71st spot, breaking the 100k number with 110,230 copies sold, while Girls' Generation closes the single rankings for Korean artists with "Oh!" at 92 with an amount of 84,814 albums.
The yearly album rankings, on the other hand, show fewer releases yet the same groups return with the addition of T-ara, Big Bang and solo artist/actor Jang Geunsuk. KARA takes the lead for Korean artists with "Super Girl" at the 18th spot. It sold 295,651 copies since its release. With 229,043 albums sold in 2012, Girls' Generation follows them 7 spots lower at 25, interestingly, with their 2011 album "Girls' Generation." Big Bang's "Alive" can be found at 31 with 187,865 copies sold, while Girls' Generation's second full length made it to the 41st place with 141,259 copies. Actor and solo artist Jang Geunsuk ends at 59 with sales of 112,276 "Just Crazy" albums. After him, it's all about the girl groups as T-ara's "Jewelry Box" was good for a 65th place. KARA's two latest releases, "Girls Forever" and "KARA Collection", are at 66 and 99 respectively.
Super Junior Choi Siwon’S Chirps And Tweets Of 2012
On July 27, he wrote, “A few days ago, Korean idol group 2PM member Nichkhun was involved in a traffic accident while drinking and driving, which is an absolutely illegal action To this point Nichkhun should regret and refrain from committing such actions ever again. I believe he is examining himself more because of this accident. Nichkhun is a symbol of the Thai dream of success and has significance for both Korea and Thailand. Let us give him time to reflect from which he will emerge a better and reborn person. Thank you.”
While many criticized Choi Siwon for trying to get involved in a situation that has nothing to do with him, others praised the singer for showing support for his junior.
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.
Super Junior, Trendiest Hashtag For Korean Twitter Users In 2012
#기대릴게이특 ("We'll wait, Lee Teuk") was on the list when the group leader enlisted for his compulsory military service. Following behind on the list were topics like #슈퍼주니어2500일 ("Super Junior 2,500 Days"), #이동해생일축하해요 ("Lee Donghae, Happy Birthday"), #이특영원히사랑해요("Lee Teuk, we love you forever"), #슈크라이6주년 ("Su-KRY 6 years"), #슈주은혁사랑합니다 ("SuJu Eunhyuk, we love you"), and #슈퍼주니어26000일 ("Super Junior 2,600 Days").
Two of the most followed Korea tweeters on Twitter are also Super Junior members. Choi Si-won has 3 million followers and Dong-hae has a following of 2.6 million.
Big Bang-Super Junior-Epik High Nominees For 2012 Wma's
Today, the 2012 WMA's (World Music Awards) revealed the nominees list for this year. On this list, K-Pop artists such as Big Bang, HyunA, Lee Hi, Epik High and others were seen.
Super Junior Shown Greeting Yoo Seung Jun Heartily At "2012 Mama"
Yoo Seung Jun drew attention for appearing at 2012 MAMA, which was held in Hong Kong. His appearance marked his first appearance in front of the Korean public in 10 years, and also sparked new controversies regarding his military duties.
Even though the debates continue, Yoo Seung Jun has continued to upload photos he took with Psy and Super Junior, showing his love toward his juniors and Korea.
Yoo Seung Jun said, "I was able to meet my fans in Korea for the first time in a long time because Jackie Chan hyungnim (big brother) took me to MAMA. I′m so grateful."
[2012 K-Pop Highlights] Super Junior Roams Sexy, Free & Single
See how Triple Crown winner Super Junior got down on Mnet’s M Countdown this year as well as clips that made 2012 a memorable year for the group here.
Global Mnet will be releasing highlight clips of your favorite stars throughout the week, so be sure to check back often to relive some of the best moments in K-Pop this year.
Super Junior's 'sexy, Free, & Single' Wins Album Of The Year At Mama 2012
Super Junior's 'Sexy, Free,Single' Wins Album of the Year at MAMA 2012Last night at the 2012 Mnet Asian Music Awards, the best of K-Pop came together to celebrate the success and the achievements in music all year round. One of the most awaited categories of the night was the Album of the Year award which reflects on the album that not only topped the charts, but also in sales, views and listens via online music sites.
Super Junior's album Sexy, FreeSingle was crowned Album of the Year and the group was also complimented as being one of the leading K-Pop icons of the hallyu wave.
MAMA broadcasted live from theHong Kong ConventionExhibition Centre (HKCEC) and will be rebroadcasted on MNET America. American fans in Southern California can relive the wonderful show at CGV's special screening of the show at the CGV Cinema in Los Angeles on December 4th. More information on that can be found onCGV Cinemas Facebook Page.