Kim Hyun Joong Drives 30,000 Fans Wild at Saitama Super Arena

By Staff Writer | July 15, 2012 11:01 PM EDT


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World star Kim Hyun Joong held a free live performance "Kim Hyun Joong 'Heat' 2012 in Japan" at the Saitama Super Arena for two days to celebrate the release of his second Japanese single "HEAT."

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

Tagged :  Kim Hyun Joong, HEAT

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