Kim Hyung Joong was selected are the most popular star in Asia for 3 years in a row.
At the ’2011 Yahoo! Buzz Awards Ceremony’ which took place at the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Center on December 20th, Kim Hyun Joong received the ‘Asia Top Buzz Male Artist Award’ which is awarded to the most popular star in Asia.
Kim Hyun Joong is the only Korean artist to be receive the award 3 years in a row. In 2009, Kim Hyun Joong received ‘Korea Top Buzz Male Artist award’. In 2010, Kim Hyun Joong received both the ‘Top Searched Artist in Asia Award’ as well as the ‘Top Searched Korean Buzz Star Award’.
At the ceremony, Kim Hyun Joong stated, “I am very honored to receive an award 3 years in a row. Thank you. I am just grateful that I am so welcomed each time”, earning the applauses of the fans.
Kim Hyun Joong did not forget the fan service for the Chinese speaking fans. Kim Hyun Joong stated, “I will be working in China soon. Please keep your expectations up”, exciting the fans. After he finished his speech in Korean, he also said his speech in Chinese and English as well drawing attention.
Kim Hyun Joong is becoming a star to represent Korea. Especially in the Chinese speaking part of the world, the proposals did not stop thanks to his popularity even after he officially stopped promotions. Kim Hyun Joong still receives invitations to year end concerts to perform along with some of the most popular Chinese speaking stars, invited even to close the events with his performance.
‘Yahoo! Buzz Awards’ announces the trends in the entertainment industry based on the search statistics and it is organized by the search engine Yahoo!
Source: Dispatch via Nate