KARA Ranks 6th on Japanese Entertainment Talent Power Ranking 2012

By Staff Writer | July 11, 2012 06:27 AM EDT

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KARA has proved its popularity in Japan as the group ranked sixth in Japan Talent Power Ranking.

In Japan's first half of a year Power Talent (celebrity) ranking, KARA has ranked the highest among fellow Korean celebrities.

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According to the "2012 First Half Year Talent Power Ranking Research" conducted by Japan's major entertainment magazine, Nikkei Entertainment, KARAhas ranked sixth. In this research, Japan's major male group Arashi has placed in from first to fifth. In particular, KARA topped other Japanese famous artists and ranked sixth. This is not only an outstanding result among Korean artists, but among foreign artists as well.

Nikkei Entertainment is a highly respected magazine providing information and news about Japanese entertainment world, and conducts an annual research among celebrities' recognition in Japan.

This year's ranking, KARA has topped Japan's popular girl group AKB48 and proved their popularity in Japan gaining and attracting people's attention. Also KARA has breached a million copies in their single sales which were fastest sales as a Korean artist.

KARA will return to Korea after successfully concluding their Signature Perfume promotion event in Singapore hold on July 10 and focus on solo activities.

Tagged :  KARA, Nikkei Entertainment

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