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KIM HYUN JOONG The Most Popular in Asia
Source: C&R Indonesia Weekly Tabloid, March 2011 edition
Scan and Eng.Trans Summary by M'cia/hyunjoongparadise.webs.com
China's sites such as Sohu, Google, Sina etc asked the readers to choose "who is the most popular Artist in the year of 2011, to which Kim Hyun Joong ranked first with 19,2% vote.
According to Allkpop, he was chosen because of the drama Playful Kiss which is famous in China. On the list are other Korean actors and actresses too, which just proves the popularity of Korean dramas all over Asia at present.
And some news... But..still...not enough..huhu! Am I demanding?!!!!
Kim Hyun Joong is busily recording for his solo album
SS501’s leader, Kim Hyun Joong, is finally working towards releasing his debut solo album!
On March 24th, a representative from KeyEast Entertainment spoke through OSEN and revealed, “Kim Hyun Joong has been living in the recording room and is busily recording his newest tracks. Since it is his first solo album apart from his group, he’s filled with both determination and effort.”
Aside from attending photoshoot schedules, the singer/actor has cleared everything in his path so that he could focus entirely on his music. Whether it’s night or day, representatives revealed that he would be seen in and out of the recording room for hours on end, surprising everyone with his passion.
The representative continued, “He’s been expressing his ideas and opinions on his album’s concept and the tracks to be included. He’s working very hard to exude a different charm as a soloist, which will distinguish him from his usual image as a SS501 member. “
His solo album will be released by May at the earliest, or by June at the latest.