News / Headlines / Breaking News

Kim Hyun Joong to Focus on 'City Conquest'

By Staff Writer | August 14, 2012 08:26 PM EDT

Kim Hyun Joong
(Photo : Kim Hyun Joong)

Singer and actor Kim Hyun Joong is wrapping up his overseas activities to focus on his drama.

Beginning in January, Kim Hyun Joong was busy with his Japan debut single album, which took him out of the country for a while as he tried to connect with his international fans. 

Like Us on Facebook

He conducted a 'Kim Hyun Joong Fan Meeting Tour 2012' in May and visited 5 countries and 8 cities just to meet his fans and give them the gift of talking to him and meeting him in person.

His second Japanese album, 'HEAT', which was released in July, ranked #1 on the Oricon daily and weekly charts, selling a total of 200,000 albums in the country. He surpassed TVXQ and Japanese singer Yamabbi to rank the third on the Oricon monthly chart and came up to #20 in the single rankings, which was the highest for a Korean singer in the market. 

He also reaffirmed his status as a major Hallyu star when he ranked #1 on the Taiwan MTV chart, Amazon Japan and other Asian charts, spreading the K-Pop popularity worldwide. 

After a very successful year with his music, he finished his long 7-month schedule by being the finale to the Japan Fireworks Festival and came back to Korea.

He now plans to focus strictly on the drama "City Conquest," where he will play Mir Baek and plans to show a much more charismatic side which contrasts from his previous images as the soft-spoken gentleman. 

Tagged :  Kim Hyun Joong, HEAT, City Conquest

Featured

Comeback / Teaser / Music Video 10.20.14 | 01:40PM EDT

Epik High's Music Video Featuring Kim Jisoo Ignites Excitement For Upcoming YG Girl Group

Thanks to the latest music video release by Epik High, excitement is building for the debut of YG Entertainment's upcoming girl group.

Buzz 10.20.14 | 12:05PM EDT

Trainee Kim Eunbi Leaves YG For Health Reasons - What Effect Will Her Departure Have On The Upcoming Girl Group?

With the departure of Kim Eunbi, what will the future look like for YG Entertainment's new girl group?

Buzz 10.20.14 | 08:07AM EDT

A Shift From Idol Groups To Solo Artists As IU, Kim Dong Ryul & Roy Kim Win On Weekly Music Shows

In October, K-Pop has largely been dominated by solo artists, a big difference from group-centered September.

Editorial 10.18.14 | 09:59AM EDT

K-Pop Mixtape: The Best Of Korean Hip-Hop

Epik High's "Born Hater" features some of the biggest (and newest) names in Korean hip-hop and is the latest addition to the long, thriving history of rap in the Korean music scene. Check out our rundown of the best that K-hip-hop has to offer.

KpopStarz Is Looking For Enthusiastic Entertainment Contributors Reach Millions On The Web.
Real Time Analytics