Kim Hyun Joong Drives 30,000 Fans Wild at Saitama Super Arena
By Staff Writer | July 15, 2012 11:01 PM EDT
Like Us on Facebook
For two days the event drew a total of 30,000 fans however the exclusive event was limited for album buyers.
Kim Hyun Joong who has shooting for the drama "City Conquest" in Nikko, Tochigi as well as holding fan events and guerrilla live concerts in various parts of Japan had a sore throat during rehearsal and went for quick checkup which led to a delay for 1 hour for the first show.
Nevertheless the singer appeared on stage and performed a total of 15 songs including his Japan debut song "Kiss Kiss," new song "HEAT" that tops Oricon's singles chart and "Lucky Guy."
The single upon its release sold a whopping 137,774 copies topping the Oricon daily singles chart, a record for a solo foreign artist.
Kim Hyun Joong shared, "I have not specifically discussed about future plans. I wish to make a studio album also would like to hold a world tour. I would like to have concerts at a smaller venue rather than big stage," hinting a possible Japan tour next year.
Photo Credit: Universal Music Japan
© 2015 KpopStarz. All rights reserved. Do not reproduce without permission.
Latest Photo Gallery
Hot Issues 03.04.15 | 09:31AM EST
Partially due to the success of 'Overdose,' EXO jumped up from their 5th place position in last year's ranking to take the number one spot on the Forbes list, beating out other idol groups, actors, and athletes.
Exclusive 03.03.15 | 03:00PM EST
Profile Of A K-Pop Fan: Why EXO's ‘Black Pearl’ Is As Good As It Gets For For Alabama High School Student Jelanie Albino
“EXO is so talented, they can sing any song with their powerful voices,” says 16-year-old Alabama K-pop fan Jelanie Albino.
Weekly Wrap Up 03.03.15 | 08:59AM EST
February saw a lot of new K-pop releases, some of which are making charts in Korea but not getting a lot of love overseas. Here are some can't-miss songs from Naul, Kris Leone, Block B's Zico, Lee Jin Ah, and more.
Issues 03.02.15 | 02:16PM EST
The K-pop trainee lifestyle and working conditions in the Korean music industry have come under fire once again after a high profile suicide involving Ahn Sojin, a member of Baby Kara.