Kim Hyun Joong was honored with four trophies at the ‘2011 Yahoo! Asia Buzz Awards‘, proving once again that he’s the one of the leading Hallyu stars of Asia.
The awards ceremony takes in data gathered from Yahoo!’s search engine throughout the year to honor the hottest stars. Held at the Hong Kong Convention Center on the night of December 20th, Kim Hyun Joong came away with 56 million online votes, earning him the trophies of ‘Asia Top Buzz Solo Artist‘, ‘Korea Top Buzz Solo Artist‘, ‘Hong Kong Top Buzz Solo Artist‘, and ‘Taiwan Top Buzz Solo Artist‘. It was a special moment for fans, as it marked his 3rd consecutive year winning at the ceremony.
Kim Hyun Joong thanked his international fans in English upon receiving the awards. “I’d like to thank my fans for their endless love and support throughout my promotion. I hope to repay you with a better image next year.”
A Korean broadcasting official added, “Kim Hyun Joong earned great popularity with his solo promotions all year long. He’s made a name for himself not only as a singer, but also as an actor, all over Asia, and I predict that his popularity will only reach greater heights.”
Fellow K-Pop star Super Junior also came away with four awards at the same event.
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[News] Kim Hyun Joong snags 4 awards at the “Yahoo Asia Buzz Awards 2011”
Kim Hyun Joong proved that he’s one of the most popular star in Asia after claiming four awards at the "Yahoo Asia Buzz Awards 2011".
On December 20th, Yahoo! held the "Yahoo! Asia Buzz Awards 2011" at the Hong Kong Convention Center. The awards, which marked its 7th year anniversary, is a renowned event that honors top celebrities and latest entertainment trend based on search statistics over the past year. Kim Hyun Joong, who came away with 56 million online votes, was honored with four trophies including, "Asia Top Buzz Solo Artist" and "Top Buzz Solo Artist" for Korea, Hong Kong and Taiwan.
Kim Hyun Joong marked his 3rd consecutive year winning at the ceremony. He is the only Korean artist to received the award 3 years in a row, proving his incredible popularity. In 2009, the singer received the "Korea Top Buzz Male Artist Award", and in 2010, he received "Asia Top Searched Artist" as well as "Korea Top Searched Buzz Star" awards.
"I’d like to thank my fans for their endless love and support throughout my promotion. I hope to repay you with a better image next year", Kim Hyun Joong thanking his fans.
Meanwhile, Super Junior also honored with four awards at the same event.